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Representatives from three area colleges met last week to finalize Red Lake and Leech Lake’s inductions into the NIAC. From left: Red Lake Nation College President Dan King, Oak Hills Christian College Athletic Director Dan Hovestol, Leech Lake Tribal College President Don Day, Leech Lake Tribal College Vice President/Athletic Director Beverly Rogers, new Leech Lake head basketball coach Brady Fairbanks and Red Lake Nation College Director of Development Eugene McArthur. Jack Hittinger | Bemidji Pioneer

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Area tribal colleges to start hoops programs, join Oak Hills in NIAC

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BEMIDJI – Dan Hovestol is, understandably, concerned about the size of the gymnasium at Oak Hills Christian College.

Hovestol, the school’s director of athletics, gave reporters a tour of the small gym last week. It doesn’t have bleachers, and spectators usually have to stand on the sidelines to watch the Wolfpack play basketball.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on Bemidji State but also covering area high schools. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at http://thebeaverblog.areavoices.com/ and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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