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About Teeder11

  • Birthday 11/03/1972

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    UND hockey, Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Vikings, New Jersey Devils, running, reading.

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  1. Spring Ball 2018

    F’n A, Cotton! Idiotic fans. What are they thinking!!?? First rule of fandom... never express hope or glass-half -full opinions. Always mire oneself in absolutes and brutal honesty to the point where you’ve expunged all fun and you’re indistinguishable from SU trollers. “Hope springs eternal”?? — screw that noise! We are what we are, FHawks fans. Until we’re not. Get use to it. And quit trying to hope yourself out of the cellar. Tell you what, hope in one hand and crap in the other, and see which one fills up quicker. Get the point? No room for inane optimism in here. That’s simply weakness entering the fan base. No fun allowed. This is a business, so get back on the depression wagon and get back to work hating on these young men. Tough love is the only way, folks. Quit making them think they might have an iota of a chance. That’s pu$$y talk. They won’t get better any other way! C’mon. Sheesh! LOL!
  2. Facilities Master Plan

    It's one possible idea in a 30-year planning cycle. This is why it's tough to do business in the public sector. Folks glom on to one possibility (in some cases the most extreme) and act like it's the only option and that the decisions are already made and set in stone. As an open government proponent, I wouldn't have it any other way. But it sure is a challenge to appear like you're a well-oiled machine just humming along when the whole world gets a peek at how your sausage is made. This is why there's a perception that corporations and private colleges do things better .... they have the same issues, they just get to keep it behind closed doors.
  3. Sioux Falls Regional -- Yes!

    Ok, Chris Semrau. ( ;
  4. New Steam Plant

    In a better location, too!
  5. 2017 Season

    Ran into Coach P awhile back, and per usual, was excited for the upcoming season. Talked about a new recruit coming in from Finland (TBA later this spring) who will be another solid addition. He loves it here.
  6. UND sports

    The following is a short except from a much longer article, which appeared a few weeks ago in the university’s online magazine —UND Today, about UND’s most recent financials report to the NCAA (it addresses some of the cost cutting and what has been done with those savings): Then, last year, UND Athletics had to reduce its overall budget by $1.3 million to adjust for $700,000 in one-time NCAA distributions that would not be replicated and as part of University-wide cuts brought on by falling oil and agricultural prices and decreases in state funding. The resulting Academic Year 2018 budget of $21.9 million reflects funding from ticket sales, contributions, student fees, and $6 million in institutional support. This belt-tightening resulted in the elimination of women’s hockey and men’s and women’s swimming and diving, whose total budgets in the Athletics Department were $2.3 million. That didn’t mean, however, that UND Athletics all of a sudden was awash with freed-up cash. Last year’s restructuring anticipated reinvesting about $500,000 of those savings in new scholarships in eight remaining programs (women’s golf, women’s and men’s tennis, women’s and men’s track and cross country, and softball), both maintaining UND’s strong record for gender-equity compliance and enhancing the competitiveness of those programs. Another $200,000 was used to offset increases in scholarship costs, and $100,000 covered increases in health insurance for Athletics Department employees. Also, about $175,000 was needed for contracted salary increases to retain coaches and assistant coaches with proven track records. These financial moves leave UND with a stronger, more competitive athletics program and will be reflected in UND Athletics’ FY18 NCAA report, due at this time next year.
  7. Students Spearhead Effort for Fighting Hawks Mascot

    So what’s your concern, then? Seems relatively harmless.
  8. Next Season

    Yes he did.
  9. Students Spearhead Effort for Fighting Hawks Mascot

    Did we really? According to many on here, UND is going to hell in a hand basket on greased skids.
  10. President Kennedy Candidate for UCF President's Job

    True. Folks are going to believe what they want to believe. And the paper of record has done a pi$$ poor job getting these things right. But, you know, sensational sells.
  11. UND to cut women's hockey

    I love it when Jeff Dodson tweets about former UND baseballers and what they’re up to. But the update tweets on WIH always seem to be dripping with ulterior motive.
  12. President Kennedy Candidate for UCF President's Job

    Because he works their a$$ off and holds them accountable. Novel concept in the public sector.