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How COVID-19 Impacts Sports Around North Central University

Winter and spring collegiate sports completely shut down their seasons in the middle of March. North Central University and other universities around the United States have cautiously started their fall and winter sports. Players and coaches are learning strategies on the fly to safely play the sports that they love. North Central University has enforced...

North Central Woman’s Basketball Hopes for a UMAC Playoff Return
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North Central Woman’s Basketball Hopes for a UMAC Playoff Return

The North Central University women’s basketball team is seeking a second consecutive playoff run in the UMAC competition this year, but after losing two division games recently, they need to net several wins to keep their hopes alive. The Rams made the UMAC playoffs last year—it was the first season the team did not have...

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New Cross Country Coach Starts with Small Teams

The men’s and woman’s cross country teams had a rebuilding year; runners improved through the season, but their teams could not score. This Cross Country season, Mike Knipe stepped into the head coach position for the first time for both the men’s and women’s teams. Along with assistant coaches Kara Hurst, Bill Green, and Brian...

North Central  Rams Go From NCCAA to NCAA
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North Central Rams Go From NCCAA to NCAA

A year after winning the NCCAA Championship the soccer team is no longer participating in its bracket For the past nine years North Central University has played under the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III through all of their athletics.  Last fall, the North Central University Men’s Soccer Team claimed the 2018 NCCAA National Championship...

Men and Women Golf Update
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Men and Women Golf Update

Looking at how both teams have improved over last year The North Central University Men’s and Women’s golf teams are in full swing! Both teams look forward to competing in the upcoming UMAC championship which will be held in Becker, Minn. at Pebble Creek Golf Club on October 3rd thru 5th. The Men’s team finished...

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NCU Men’s Basketball Season is in full swing.

A Promising Basketball season starts for the Rams By Zachary Lemmon The 2018/2019 men’s basketball season started for North Central Nov. 8. After the season road opener win against Moody Bible Institute, the team paves the way to a hopefully successful season. “We have a lot of heavy hitting competition this year in schools like...

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North Central University Spring Sports Update

A preview of North Central’s spring sports programs. The North Central University Rams are gearing up for the spring athletic season. Some teams are just starting practices, while others, like basketball, are in the midst of their seasons. The basketball teams have three games left in the season, but the women could advance to the...

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NCU Men’s Soccer Clinch the NCCAA National Championship Title

Men’s Soccer team wins NCCAA National Champions for the first and last time By Rebekah Winkel North Central Men’s Soccer flew back to Minnesota as the National Christian College Athletic Association Champions following a win in Greenville, SC. The team competed for the title against three of the best colleges in the division. On Nov....