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Mike Max’s News And Notes For Nov. 8, 2011

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Chad Greenway, Cullen Loeffler, John Sullivan and Christian Ponder went pheasant hunting in South Dakota last week during the Vikings bye week. So how did Ponder respond with a limited background in that sport?

“Good. He’s a little new to it, so it took a little time but by the end he was right there with everybody. He did a great job,” Sullivan said.

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Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier watched his son, Corey, at Rice University where he’s enjoying a solid year at defensive back

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Mankato’s Alex Means and Spring Lake Park’s Jordan Waiwaiole now both play for Air Force Academy. They are three and four in tackles for the Falcons.

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On Wednesday, the Gopher Women’s Basketball Program will sign three local prospects — that’s the biggest local commitment since Pam Borton has been head coach.

This year’s freshman local, Lakeville North’s Rachel Banham, has a brother Cole who transferred in and is walking on for the Gopher football team.

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Augustana College got a check of about $7,000 to play the Gophers Men’s Basketball Team on Tuesday night.

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And the Hail Mary of the week goes to Concordia St. Paul’s Spencer Ohm for a 62-yard pass to Charles Gilbert to beat Upper Iowa on the final play — 20-19.

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