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INTERVIEW: NAIA Enjoys Long-Term Relationship with Sioux City

Longtime sports columnist Dave Kindred says college basketball has changed for the worst.

The NAIA Women’s National Championship kicked off on St. Patrick’s Day at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City. Sixteen teams are competing, including Morningside and Dordt. Up to 12,000 are expected to attend the tournament through March 22nd. Officials expect the competition to bring in $3.5 million to the community. Sioux City first hosted the tournament in 1998.

The President and CEO of the NAIA, Jim Carr, recently talked to Siouxland Public Media about the organization’s partnership with the city and a COVID-19 update.

TRT: 1:27

OUT CUE: events for a long time.”

That is Jim Carr the head of the NAIA. Earlier this month, he spoke to us by phone while attending the NAIA National Track and Field Championships in Brookings, South Dakota.

Morningside beat Carroll 71 to 67 to make the quarterfinals this weekend. Dordt plays Friday night at 6 p.m.

Sheila Brummer returns to her radio roots as a Reporter/Special Projects Producer for Siouxland Public Media KWIT-KOJI.
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