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Vikings pummel Saints

The CSS Saints went down to Mankato to face the Bethany Lutheran Vikings this past weekend.  This was a conference #1 (BLC) vs #2 (CSS) matchup.  The Saints fought hard, but in the end gave up way too many easy baskets in the paint and didn’t challenge the 3 point shooters, end result = loss.  […]

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Lions maul Rockets

The Providence Academy Lions just beat the living hell out of the Rockford Rockets Varsity squad 65-40.  Some shoddy officiating (as always at Providence) had some hand in it, but that had nothing to do with the loss.  The terrible showing was 90% the result of players simply not looking to play as a team […]

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Home Opener = SUCCESS!

The Saints downed the Concordia Moorehead Cobbers to win the CSS home opener. Things looked a little bleak at the outset, but a strong defensive effort and some crazy 3 point shooting and the Saints came out on top 72-56. Next up is UW-Eau Claire this Saturday (12/1/18… egads… December already???) ~Rod

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Another defeat…

Game: St Scholastica @ St Thomas CSS Out: Mitch Liebert (back) Spencer Vitaa (knee) Jarod Wilken (knee) Final: Saints 72 Tommies 98 Coaches Corner (Hindsight Central): The Tommies used a 3 up 2 back press the entire game. One on ball, 2 guarding the inbound-to player(s). As soon as the ball was successfully inbounded then […]

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Couple of tough losses…

The CSS Men’s basketball team took to the court at the Loras Tip-Off Classic this past weekend. Loras entered the tournament ranked the #15 D3 team in the nation. They were a good squad and our guys had them beat until a hail-mary 3 pointer fell with no time left on the clock. Ended up […]

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JJ sighting…

For those not up to date, JJ is playing basketball for the College of St Scholastica up in Duluth while studying Exercise Physiology and possibly progressing on to get his Athletic Training Masters as well. He’s the tall dude center photo (#24 – white). Fox21 sports posted a photo on Twitter from a CSS practice […]

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CSS Community Service

The first week before school for freshman at St Scholastica is a time referred to as August Adventures.  During this week incoming first-year students have the opportunity to participate in one of 3 different programs:  CSO (Community Service Orientation), MLO (Multicultural Leadership Orientation), and SOAR (Student Outdoor Adventure Retreat).  JJ elected to take part in […]

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