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 LRSC Men's Team Preview

   10/14/14 - A little bit of new, a little bit of old. That's one thing many will notice when looking at the 2014-15 Lake Region State College ...

LRSC Men's Basketball starts 2014-15 season 

   10/8/14 - The Lake Region State College Men's basketball team recently completed their first week of practice last week and capped it ...

Landon signs with Mayville State

 8/14/14 - The Mayville State University men's basketball team is excited to announce the addition of two transfer student-athletes who will play for the Comets beginning in the fall of 2014. 

LRSC basketball camps teach fundamentals, love of game

   8/14/14 - When asked about his favorite basketball drill, Max Palmer quickly responded by saying "shooting free throws." 
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2014-15 Men's Basketball Roster

   Name Height Year Hometown School
1 Diallo Powell 6'3" Sophomore St. Paul, MN Woodbury HS
2 Kharie Kirkland
6'2" Sophomore St. Paul, MN Tartan HS
3 Spencer Halvorson
6'2" Freshman Devils Lake, ND Devils Lake HS
4 Patrick Thomas 6'3" Sophomore Adelaide, Australia Henley HS
5 Hunter Cichos 5'11" Freshman Devils Lake, ND Devils Lake HS
11 AJ Nywesh 6'2" Freshman Austin, MN Austin HS
15 Dawson Peterson 6'6" Freshman Gwinner, ND Gwinner HS
21 Michael Murray 5'11" Freshman Fridley, MN Foreman HS
23 Tyler Moore 6'1" Sophomore Chicago, IL Quakerdale Prep
32 Tom Kubank 6'6" Freshman Adelaide, Australia Westminster HS
33 Careino Gurley 6'4" Freshman Minneapolis, MN Minnetonka HS
34 Adante Jones 6'6" Sophomore Jacksonville, FL McCook CC
41 Kaharri Carter 6'4" Freshman Minneapolis, MN Quakerdale Prep
44 Ryan Clark 6'8" Freshman Adelaide, Australia St. Michael's

2014-2015 Schedule/Results

Date Opponent Location Time Result
10/05/14  Minot Air Force Base (Scrimmage) Devils Lake, ND 6:00PM  
10/11/14 Anoka Ramsey CC (Scrimmage) Anoka, MN 12:00PM
10/11/14  Minnesota West CC (Scrimmage) Anoka, MN  2:00PM   
10/11/14  Northland CC (Scrimmage) Anoka, MN 4:00PM  
10/18/01  LRSC Alumni (Scrimmage) Devils Lake, ND  9:30AM  
10/22/14  Dakota College at Bottineau (Scrimmage) Bottineau, ND 6:00PM   
Spirit Lake Shootout Schedule 
11/01/14 Presentation College JV Devils Lake, ND 7:00PM
11/02/14 Turtle Mountain CC Devils Lake, ND 5:00PM
Royals Classic Schedule 
11/08/14 ECI Alumni Devils Lake, ND 7:00PM
11/09/14 Cankdeska Cikana CC Devils Lake, ND 5:00PM
11/12/14 Trinity Bible College Devils Lake, ND 8:00PM
 Royals Invitational Schedule
11/14/14 Mayville State JV Devils Lake, ND 8:00PM
11/15/14 Jamestown JV Devils Lake, ND 5:00PM
11/19/14 Concordia JV Moorhead, MN 8:00PM
11/22/14  Dakota County CC St. Paul, MN 1:00PM  
11/28/14 Iowa Western CC Northfolk, NE 7:00PM
11/29/14 Northeastern CC Northfold, NE 3:00PM
12/03/14 Mayville State JV Mayville, ND 7:00PM
12/05/14 Iowa Western CC Council Bluffs, IA 7:00
12/06/14 Northeastern CC Council Bluffs, IA 3:00
12/10/14 Turtle Mountain CC Belcourt, ND 8:00PM
12/14/14 Concordia JV Devils Lake, ND 4:00PM
01/04/15 Cankdeska Cikana CC Fort Totten, ND 4:00PM
01/07/15 Williston State College Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
01/12/15 Dawson Community College Glendive, MT 8:00PM MST
01/15/15 NDSCS Wahpeton, ND 8:00PM
01/22/15 United Tribes Bismarck, ND 8:00PM
01/25/15 Dakota College at Bottineau Devils Lake, ND 4:00PM
01/28/15 Bismarck State College Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
02/02/15 Williston State College Williston, ND 8:00PM
02/04/15 Dawson Community College Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
02/09/15 NDSCS Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
02/11/15 Jamestown JV Jamestown, ND 12:30PM
02/12/15 Bismarck State College Bismarck, ND 8:00PM
02/15/15 United Tribes Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
02/19/15 Dakota College at Bottineau Bottineau, ND 8:00PM
02/22/15 #5 @ #4 Region Tournament #4 Site TBA
02/25/15 Semi-Finals Region XIII Tournament TBA TBA
03/01/15 Region XIII Championship TBA TBA
03/07/15 District D Championship Region XIII Winner TBA
March 16th- 21st National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas

Coaching Staff


Joe Kittell

Head Coach

Joe Kittell begins his second season as the Head Coach of Lake Region State College after going 19-12 in his last season. Last season the Royals averaged 91 points per game (46.6%) and held their opponents to 74.9 points per game (42.9%) under Kittell.  

A 2002 graduate of Garrison (N.D.) High School, Kittell earned a bachelor's degree in Physical Education K-12 in 2006 and master's degree in Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science in 2008, both at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, ND.

Kittell joins Lake Region after spending the last three seasons as an Assistant Coach with Gillette College and has ten overall years’ experience in a college basketball program. During his three seasons at Gillette College has posted a 58-33 (64%) overall record. In all ten season Kittell has never been a part of a program with a losing record.

Kittell joined the Pronghorns after spending one year at Colorado State University (CSU) as the Video Coordinator. At CSU the Rams finished the season 17-17, finished 5th in the Mountain West Conference, and received a birth to the College Basketball Invitational Tournament.

Kittell worked with Tim Miles, now the Head Coach at the University of Nebraska, at NDSU for four seasons (2002-2006) while pursuing his bachelor's degree. During his time in Fargo, the Bison recorded four straight winning seasons, and in 2004 made the transition from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I.

In 2006 Kittell worked at Mayville State University. During his time the Comets went 27-9, won the Dakota Athletic Conference regulars season and conference tournament championships, and made the NAIA Division II national championship game. In 2007-08 he was the assistant men's basketball coach at North Dakota State College of Science an NJCAA Division I program. The team went 25-6 and won the Mon-Dak Conference tournament.

In 2008-09 Kittell worked as an assistant boys’ basketball coach at Breckenridge (Minn.) High School and was director and coach for Every Child's Important (ECI) Youth Services, a non-profit organization that runs summer traveling basketball teams in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. Joe went on to become the owner, director, and coach for ECI Basketball from 2010 to the fall of 2012 before resigning. During his time with ECI Basketball the program help produce over a hundred national and regional college athletes including 10 NCAA Division I basketball players.




Jared Marshall

Assistant Coach

A native of Greeley, CO, Jared Marshall is entering his first season as the Assistant Coach for the Royals. He brings his eight years of coaching experience with him to Lake Region State.
Marshall spent the past two seasons as a Graduate Assistant at the University of Mary, which competes in the Northern Sun Conference, where he received his Masters degree in Human Performance and Athletic Administration. Prior to that he served as head boys basketball coach at Frontier Academy High School in Greeley, CO. Marshall took over the program when he was 23 years old and directed the team to a conference championship and a state playoff appearance. He was also named Frontier Conference Coach of the Year in 2011.
Marshall earned a scholarship to Chadron (NE) State College as a quarterback to play for the Eagles. He moved back home and finished his Bachelors degree in U.S. History at the University of Northern Colorado. He started his coaching career at Greeley Central High School as an assistant football (2007-11) and basketball coach (2007-10). 

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2014 Royal Buddies Camp


Boys and Girls Ages Kindergarten through 4th Grade.

October 25th & November 1st

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