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Latest News from the NSC

Latest News from the NSC

NSC outdoor grass fields closed Sunday, May 19

05/19/2019, 8:30am CDT
By Barclay Kruse, NSC Chief Communications Officer

Due to heavy rainfall this weekend, all natural grass fields are closed on Sunday, May 19, 2019.  The artificial turf fields in the stadium will remain open.

Road paving project begins on the NSC north campus

05/17/2019, 1:15pm CDT
By Barclay Kruse, NSC Chief Communications Officer

Slowly but surely potholes are disappearing from the National Sports Center.

Contractors are currently working to grade an access road north and south across the NSC, connecting 105th and 109th Avenues NE. The grading is in preparation for the laying of asphalt on this road. At the south end, the road connects to a roundabout on 105th Ave. NE. The north end is a right-in, right-out access point on 109th. The road provides access to parking lots F and G on the north side of the NSC campus. These lots are the main parking sites for the N and P field blocks, as well as other fields on the NSC north campus.

15th annual Walleye Chop adult hockey tournament crowned 15 champions

05/17/2019, 12:15pm CDT
By Barclay Kruse, NSC Chief Communications Officer

Hockey, socializing and tailgating give this annual tournament its unique vibe

Blaine, Minn. (May 14, 2019) – The 15th annual Walleye Chop adult hockey tournament wrapped up three days of play on Sunday, May 12 by crowning 15 new champions at the Schwan Super Rink on the National Sports Center campus in Blaine.

This year, a full tournament of teams – 124 – competed in 15 different divisions for men and women. Teams represented seven different states and Canadian provinces: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Ontario. Skill levels ran the gamut, from divisions for players with minimal experience, up to the Men’s and Women’s A Division, featuring multiple past collegiate players.

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