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The Bark

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Looking for a quick and comprehensive look at Drake Bulldog sports? Well look no further, as Noah Manderfeld and JD Pelegrino discuss weekly the previous week in Drake sports.
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The Bark 3/8/20- It's Tourney Time!
What a way to close out the season (for now) for the Drake men's basketball team. We break down their historic tournament run here (1:20) while prepping you for the women's tournament this weekend (12:40). The softball team continues their struggling ways as they close out the non-conference schedule (22:39).
March 9, 2020
The Bark 3/1/20- A Sellout Turned Blowout
It was a tough way to end the season for the Drake men's basketball team, who was blown out by Northern Iowa in the final game of the regular season to drop them to the 8-seed in the MVC tournament (12:58). The women's team fared a lot better, winning 2 key games to move them into half a game behind Missouri State for the top spot in the standings (1:38). The softball team struggled, losing all 5 games in their weekend matches (23:38).
March 2, 2020
The Bark 2/24/20- Winning Close is Still Winning
Close games, but wins all around! We talk about the Drake women's basketball team's two wins at home, and the send-off to one of the best senior classes this program has seen (2:40). The men's side had an OT win at home, but a close road loss (14:52). The men's golf team is in the midst of a good meet (22:12), and softball struggled while down a pitcher (23:57).
February 24, 2020
The Bark 2/17/20- 2 More Sports!
This week, we add two new sports as softball and golf fits in the fold. Drake women's basketball started us off with a couple road wins (1:50) before the men's side continued to struggle on the road, but win at home (11:17). Women's golf got a win, their 9th win in program history (19:44) while softball went 2-3 in Stanford this weekend (21:39).  
February 17, 2020
The Bark 2/9/20- Getting Heated Down the Stretch
This week, both teams lost extremely hard-fought conference games. The Drake women's basketball team defeated Southern Illinois but lost to ranked Missouri State at home, their first home loss since February 1 of last year against Missouri State (3:38). The men's team beat Bradley convincingly, but lost a well-played game on the road to Northern Iowa (16:22).
February 10, 2020
The Bark 1/27/20- The MVC is heating up
Both teams are in the thick of the Missouri Valley Conference schedule. The Drake women's basketball team had a couple of tough road games this weekend, winning in OT over Illinois State and losing by 1 point to Bradley (1:37). The men's team blew out Evansville on the road, but played Missouri State extremely close before winning at home (14:36).
January 28, 2020
The Bark 1/20/20- Undefeated at Home
Both basketball teams extend their home winning streaks this week (no basketball team has lost in the Knapp Center since February 1). The women's team won by a combined total of 100 points over 2 opponents this weekend (2:00), while the men's team won their home match up vs Illinois State, but struggle vs Southern Illinois (12:38). 
January 20, 2020
The Bark 1/14/19- Conference play has begun
Both women's and men's basketball teams experience a mix of success and failures over the last few weeks, as the women's team loses on a buzzer beater to Missouri State (00:57) and the men's team wins a couple home games to begin conference play, but loses a couple on the road as well (11:14).
January 14, 2020
The Bark 12/9/19- Ice in their Veins
We discuss Drake women's basketball's dominating victory over Waldorf (1:04) and the men's team's 2 close wins to improve to 8-2 on the season (5:47).
December 10, 2019
The Bark 12/2/19- Spring November!
The basketball teams head to Florida for the Gulf Coast Showcase, as we bring you our coverage of the tournaments: Men- (9:02), Women- (17:27). We also discuss the conclusion of the football (1:20) and volleyball (24:55) seasons.
December 3, 2019
The Bark 11/19/19- Season Over
Another season is in the books as we are at the end of fall sports and at the beginning of winter sports. We start with football who saw their hopes of a PFL co-championship go away with a loss to Dayton (1:47), then we move over to women's basketball who rebounded from a difficult loss vs South Dakota to win at home (10:00), men's basketball who played 3 games and won 2 of them (15:27), men's soccer who lost in the MVC semifinals to end their season (18:46), and volleyball who lost to the top team in the MVC (21:36). 
November 19, 2019
The Bark 11/11/19- Central Iowa Champions!
A huge week in Drake sports as the football team won (1:30), the men's (7:40) and women's (10:20) basketball teams kicked off their seasons in great ways, the men's soccer team finished their regular season (19:10), women's soccer's season ended (20:45), and volleyball continued their difficult season (22:13).
November 11, 2019
The Bark 11/3/19- Basketball is Back!!!
We have a crazy week in Drake sports as 6 teams are in action. We start with the football team's disappointing blowout vs San Diego (1:24), women's basketball's 2 wins in exhibition play (7:23), men's basketball's win in an exhibition game (13:00), women's soccer and their MVC tournament standing (17:30), and then volleyball's 2 difficult losses at home (19:30).
November 4, 2019
The Bark 10/28/19- 4 in a row
The Drake football team had another outstanding week, winning their 4th game in a row (1:08), the men's soccer team played well without good results (9:14), the women's soccer team have now won 4 games in a row as well (11:46), and the volleyball team won a game for the first time in a while (15:40).
October 28, 2019
The Bark 10/22/19- A Win for All...Except One
This week we discuss the last 2 weeks in Drake sports, going back to football's dominating win vs Butler (1:22), men's soccer's mostly good 2 weeks (8:38), women's soccer's 3 straight shutouts (11:26), and volleyball's continuation of a tough, tough stretch (14:38). 
October 22, 2019
The Bark 10/7/19- Ace.....Against Us
What was a great week for Drake football (1:25) was a bad week for all the other athletic sports, as men's soccer (7:38), women's soccer (9:19), and volleyball (12:10) went blank in the win column.
October 7, 2019
The Bark 10/1/19- Ian Corwinning
This week the football team took a huge leap forward to start PFL play (1:21), Drake men's soccer had a solid week (8:32), the women's soccer team had trouble scoring (11:20), and then the volleyball team look out of sorts (13:55). Thanks for listening!
October 1, 2019
The Bark 9/23/19- Goaaaaaaaaaaal
It was a great week for soccer, as we discuss the upcoming football game next week (1:14), both men's (4:00) and women's (6:04), then finish it off with some volleyball talk (9:05).
September 24, 2019
The Bark 9/16/19- More Losses
We talk about a tough week in Drake sports, with football (1:19), men's soccer (8:35), women's soccer (10:46), and then volleyball (12:48).
September 17, 2019
The Bark 9/9/19- Kelsie's Stone Cold
This week we break down Drake football's disappointing loss to Truman State (1:08), men's soccer and their solid week (6:45), women's soccer and Kelsie Stone's 14 save week (9:05), and volleyball's second tournament of the week (10:35).
September 10, 2019
The Bark 9/2/19- It can't get any worse from here
It was a rough week in Drake sports and we discuss how these sports can improve. We talk Drake football (00:51), men's soccer (5:18), women's soccer (7:24), and volleyball (10:04). 
September 2, 2019
The Bark 8/26/19- It's a Brand New Year!
We preview all of the fall sports! Here our preview of Drake football (1:31), men's soccer (8:31), women's soccer (10:25), and volleyball (13:00)
August 27, 2019
The Bark 5/13/19- Nicole Newman for President?
In our final episode of the season, we discuss Drake softball's win in the MVC tournament and Nicole Newman's new NCAA record (1:02), men's tennis' loss in the NCAA tournament first round (5:13), and track and field's sprinter success at the MVC Championship (17:54), as well as an end-of-the-year recap for a very successful Drake athletics year (22:32).
May 13, 2019
The Bark 4/29/19- More Conference Champions!!
We talk about your MVC Regular Season Champs in softball (1:13), a tough loss in the MVC tournament for women's tennis (8:04), a win in the Summit League championship for men's tennis (9:45), and the Drake Relays performances for the Drake track and field teams (  2:53).
April 29, 2019
The Bark 4/22/19- 19 game winning streak!!
Here we talk about Drake softball's 19-game winning streak (1:43), then check in with women's tennis (7:05) and men's tennis (9:04) about their chances in their conference tournaments, then finish it off with the track and field team in the Kansas Relays (10:05). 
April 22, 2019
The Bark 4/16/18- Softball is just too good
Here we talk about just how good this Drake softball team is (1:01), the women's tennis win (9:02), the men's tennis season finale (10:43), and track and field's week in Arkansas (12:52).
April 16, 2019
The Bark 4/8/19- Wins, wins, and more wins!
This week we talk about Drake softball's sweep of Valparaiso (00:55), Drake men's tennis'  sweep of DePaul and Valparaiso (5:27), and Drake women's tennis' win over UNI and their loss to Missouri State (6:53). 
April 8, 2019
The Bark 4/2/19- Outdoor season!
Here us talk about Drake softball's dominant weekend at home (00:48), women's tennis's 2 losses (4:18), men's tennis's loss (7:12), and track and field's performance in the Jim Duncan Invitational (9:16).
April 2, 2019
The Bark 3/25- Basketball Recap
In this week in Drake Sports, we recap both the women's basketball's loss to Missouri in the NCAA women's basketball tournament (1:25), men's basketball's loss to Southern Utah in the CIT tournament (13:09), and softball's two wins over Bradley (18:03).
March 25, 2019
The Bark 3/19- Postseason Time!
In this episode we go deep into the Drake women's basketball team's loss in the MVC championship game (1:25) and their at-large bid in the NCAA tournament (7:38) , the men's basketball team's acceptance of a CIT tournament bid (10:03), and softball's beginning to MVC play (13:03).
March 19, 2019
The Bark 3/11/19- Championship weekend
We talk for a long time about Drake men's basketball's really tough loss vs Northern Iowa in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament (1:02), the women's basketball's clinching of their 3rd straight regular season title in the MVC (8:34), and softball's difficult close to the non-conference schedule (12:50).
March 11, 2019
The Bark 3/4/19- Conference Champs!
We talk about Drake men's basketball's tie for the MVC regular season title, Drake women's basketball's win over conference leading Missouri State, and softball's tough weekend in Arizona.
March 4, 2019
The Bark 2/25/19
Listen in as we discuss two 20 win programs in Drake basketball, just one of 13 in the nation in that category. Then we talk about a huge week in Drake softball with a win over a ranked SEC opponent.
February 25, 2019
The Bark 2/18/19
We talk about a very good week that finished with both Drake men's and women's basketball teams tied for the top of the Missouri Valley Conference, and a tough week for softball in Auburn.
February 18, 2019
The Bark 2/11/19
Softball is back in action! Listen to this week to hear about Drake Mens Basketball's 2 games vs Loyola and Northern Iowa, Drake Womens Basketball's 2 games vs Valaparaiso and Loyola, and Softball's weekend in Cedar Falls.
February 11, 2019
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February 7, 2019