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    NIACC drops football program

    announced it thirty minutes before the players reported for spring practice tonight.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    announced it thirty minutes before the players reported for spring practice tonight.
    Considering that I just finished the new NIACC Rec Center (project architect) and the football program was a an integral part of the design consideration, this was a shocker to me this afternoon also. Sad day for NIACC athletics. And they just hired a new wrestling coach yesterday.


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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Rough time for that announcement.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    WOW that bites.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    That is to bad. I would assume that is part of the fallout from the recession. Its unfortunate when opportunities for young people are eliminated do to budget shortfalls.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Couldn't they just make another women's team?


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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    That blows for the recruits.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Yes



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    They had a pretty decent program, too. Always good when I was around there.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Man that stinks. Lived in Mason City for 11 yrs and enjoyed going to the NIACC games every once in a while.

    NIACC also got one heck of a wrestling coach in Steve Kelly. He was a little younger then I but I grew up with his older brothers and that family has quite a few state championship titles wrestling at Britt. I am happy for him.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Geez, did Coach Mac have something to do with this too? I can't see any other reason for it to be in the MBB Forum. Guess everything that happens bad is his fault after all.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Quote Originally Posted by akellar View Post
    Geez, did Coach Mac have something to do with this too? I can't see any other reason for it to be in the MBB Forum. Guess everything that happens bad is his fault after all.
    call the FBI now. the poster that started this thread in the wrong category is obviously a threat to national security. Then call your mom.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    call the FBI now. the poster that started this thread in the wrong category is obviously a threat to national security. Then call your mom.

    The best you had was a 'your mom' shot? Weak.



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    NIACC had to cut $800,000 total from budget for next year. Cutting football saves about $175,000.

    I agree the timing could have been better, but there was an artificial deadline of knowing where cuts would be made; that deadline was March 15th (by contract, faculty had to know their status for next year by that date).



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    Re: NIACC drops football program

    Adrian Peterson willing to donate 150,000 to NIACC to keep the program going for another year



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