Northland CTC, NDSCS Move on to State Championship Game

Northland CTC, NDSCS Move on to State Championship Game

Northland Community & Technical College and North Dakota State College of Science both advanced to the MCAC State Championship game, on the strength of two semifinal wins on Sunday, November 4. 

In Brainerd, the No. 18 NDSCS Wildcats found the road to their liking, as they overcame a 12-7 halftime deficit to pull away from CLC for a 35-15 victory. 

NCTC hosted (rv) Mesabi Range College and put the game to rest early, routing the Norse 53-7 in Thief River Falls.  Northland took a 34-0 lead into the lockerroom at the break. 

The MCAC State Championship will take place Sunday, November 11 at St. Cloud State University and Husky Stadium.  Kickoff is set for noon and the contest will be live-streamed by School Space Media.  Northland and NDSCS met earlier this season, with the Pioneers taking a 14-7 victory, the only loss suffered by the Wildcats so far in 2018. 

On Monday, live-stream links, preferred hotel provider information and more Championship game information will be available on

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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.