The Thursday Line

by Simpson College

Simpson to host 10,000 Villages

Simpson will hold it’s annual 10,000 villages craft sale Dec.1-3 in Dirlam Lounge from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 4-5 in BSC from10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Dec. 7 from 3-5 p.m. in Dirlam.

The sale benefits people from third world countries.

Simpson football earns bid to NCAA tournament

On Saturday, Nov. 22, Simpson (9-1), ranked no. 25 in thenation, travels to no. 19, St. Norbert (10-0) in De Piere, Wis. forthe first round of the NCAA Division III Football Tournament.

This is the first appearance for Simpson in the NCAA Tournamentsince 1997 when the Storm made it all the way to the semifinalsbefore losing to eventual national champion Mt. Union. St. Norbertis the champion of the Midwest Conference and posted a 10-0 recordthis season.

Tickets for the game are on sale now at the St. Norbert Collegeathletics ticket office in Schuldes Sports Center.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students and can also bepurchased via telephone with a credit card at 920-403-3031.