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Kolpack: Making the Great Escape from Bison Sports Arena


FARGO — It was just three weeks ago when the front office staff in the North Dakota State athletic department made their Great Escape. They made it out of the Bison Sports Arena without a concussion from tumbling concrete from the ceiling.

For a while, it wasn’t looking promising. The thuds and pounding from the second floor weight-training facility became a part of everyday life for all who worked below.

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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.