Thursday's sports briefs: 8/22/13
Augustana teams picked atop cross country polls
The Augustana College cross country teams were picked to finish first in the NSIC preseason polls, it was released Wednesday.
The men received 12 of 13 first-place votes, while the women got 13 of 15 first-place votes.
The Northern State University men were picked eighth, while the NSU women were picked ninth.
MHS to have open house for weight room
By The Daily Republic
The Mitchell High School is holding an open house for the school's new weight room on the night of the Kernels' first football game Sept. 6.
There will be an open house for the public and a tailgate party for all contributors before the game, beginning at 5 p.m.
Contributors will be recognized at halftime, and the open house will continue following the football game.