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Leaving a legacy

By Chianna Schoenthaler For 30 years Joe Folda’s passion for students’ success has been a defining trait on and off the court. Jackie Wallgren, the athletic director, compliance and senior woman administrator, said “He always remembers to keep our students first in everything we do. He has taught me to always go back to the fundamental question – “how does this help our students?” For Folda, basketball has always been a major part of his life. He began playing in sixth grade and fell in love with the concept of...
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ThunderWolves Advance to round two after home victory

By James Bartolo Top seeded ThunderWolf women’s basketball defeated the South Dakota Mines Hardrockers in the first round of the RMAC Shootout, 60-50 last night. The Hardrockers drained nine 3-pointers in a game with eight lead changes. Consistent 3-point shooting by the Hardrockers in a tight game led ThunderWolf fans throughout Massari Arena to chant “No threes,” as the ThunderWolves tightened their perimeter defense. “We knew we had to have our hands up, feet past the line, because if they have their feet set they are going to pull it,”...
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ThunderWolves triumph over Dixie State, securing five-game winning streak

Austin Micci broke loose for a touchdown run in home game against Dixie State ~ photo by Jason Prescott It was the ThunderWolves’ defense that helped secure a 24-13 victory over the Dixie State Trailblazers at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl Saturday, increasing the team's winning streak to five games. The defensive line won the game up front. The Trailblazers came in averaging 229.9 yards per game rushing, and they only got 127 yards during the game. The defensive line was able to create consistent pressure resulting in four...
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