Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

Wolters Named Summit League Player of the Year

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  – The Summit League announced its regular season awards on Thursday in a press conference in Sioux Falls, where they revealed the selection of South Dakota State’s Nate Wolters as The Summit League Player of the Year. Already a two-time All-Summit League First Team selection, Wolters adds a third first team honor and becomes the 13th Jackrabbit to earn league player of the year honors in …

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Sully Buttes Wins, Chamberlain Loses in First Round State Girls Basketball Tournaments

  HURON, S.D. – Remi Wientjes scored 18 points and Karlea Stahl added 16 as Sully Buttes knocked off Sanborn Central-Woonsocket in the first round of the girls State Class B basketball tournament in Huron on Thursday.  Despite shooting just 35 percent from the field, the Chargers hit 29 of 40 free throws to move into the semi final round of the tournament against top seeded Warner tonight.  Myah Sellend …

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Dakota State Upsets 5th Seed at NAIA DII National Basketball Tournament

  POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – Dakota State (S.D.) upsets the No. 5 seed Warner Pacific (Ore.) 89-80 in the highest scoring game in the championship so far in the final game of the first round of the 2013 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship Thursday night. DSU recorded their first national tournament victory for the first time since 1992.  DSU’s John Lamb led all scorers with 26 points – …

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Thursday South Dakota Scoreboard

High School Girls Basketball First Round State AA Tournament at Rapid City Aberdeen Central 61, Sturgis 41 Sioux Falls Lincoln 41, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 37 Sioux Falls Washington 52, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 40 Mitchell 54, RC Central 43 State A Tournament at Watertown Aberdeen Roncalli 47, Clark/Willow Lake 39 Harrisburg 60, Sioux Falls Christian 52 Pine Ridge 55, Chamberlain 34 West Central 58, Spearfish 44 State B Tournament at Huron …

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SD Legislature Passes Economic Development Plan for Large Projects

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature has passed a comprehensive bipartisan economic development plan intended to help recruit projects to the state. After a negotiating committee added $7 million to kick-start the plan, the House voted 60-6 and the Senate voted 31-2 to pass it. The measure will become law if Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs it. The program would refund part or all of the sales tax paid …

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SD Legislature Works on Budget at End of Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are working to pass a state budget as the main run of this year’s legislative session comes to an end. The budget is the biggest remaining issue facing the Legislature. The Joint Appropriations Committee hoped to finish work on the $4.1 billion spending plan by midday so the House and Senate can pass it later Friday, the final day of the session’s main …

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