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States #11-15 in Photos

Ahh, it’s been awhile since the last photo update, but the long wait is over. With no new sporting event until March 17, you can look forward to another state photos post next week. Hooray! Email subscribers, be sure to “view images” or click through to the website to be able to see the photos! [...]

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10 Things I’ve Learned – December 2011

1. The Highland Flinger hates roundabouts I thought that I had had my fill of roundabouts when I lived in Scotland, but they’ve made their way across the pond and into some of our favorite cities. I generally don’t mind them, although Americans haven’t quite figured them out yet, and treat them as stop signs [...]

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Lakota Nation Invitational – Rapid City, SD

On the surface, it’s a high school basketball tournament. But looking around at the players, coaches, fans, and vendors, it’s much more than just a high school basketball tournament. It’s traditions, family, education, culture, and competition, all rolled into one long weekend in Rapid City, SD. The Lakota Nation Invitational brings together Lakota people, as [...]

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South Dakota is cool?

There are states that we have been looking forward to visiting. States whose excitement and beauty is known to the masses. South Dakota was not one of these states. We happened to be spending a week in and around Rapid City for the Lakota Nation Invitational. When speaking with friends about our stay in South [...]

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Lakota Nation Invitational Preview

When: Dec 14-17th, 2011 What: The Lakota Nation Invitational brings together Native Americans through various sports tournaments and activities. The main attraction is the basketball tournament, which pits top teams from Native American areas in the Midwest against each other. Where: Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, SD Why: Basketball is the #1 sport [...]

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Playlist – South Dakota

Verbose as we are, there is no way we can spend the next year constantly yelling talking to each other. Terrible as it may sound to the ears of an outsider, singing as loudly as possible is a frequent occurrence in The Highland Flinger (THF). We will make a playlist of what we’re slappin the [...]

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Itinerary Update: Events #12-16

We know, we know. We haven’t had in event in nearly three weeks, and our fabulous readers are nearly beside themselves with anticipation. Trust us, our itinerary is still packed with fun and exciting sporting events and competitions. The next 5 events that we will be attending/participating in showcase the vast differences between many regions of our [...]

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