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Sully Buttes to Play for B Championship

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Sully Buttes used an 18-4 advantage in the fourth quarter to finally pull away from White River in a Class B boys’ state basketball tournament semifinal game in Aberdeen.The Tigers hung with the Chargers for much of the first three periods, but trailed 38-30 heading into the fourth quarter. Sully...
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Saturday Morning Scoreboard

Women’s College Basketball NCAA Tournament Villanova 81 SDSU 74 (F/OT) Girls High School Basketball South Dakota Class “AA” Semifinals Aberdeen Central 44 Brandon Valley 43 Harrisburg 53 Lincoln 51 OT Consolation Semifinals Washington 56 Rapid City Stevens 46 O’Gorman 56 Rapid City Central 51 Boys High School Basketball State Tournaments Class “AA” Semifinals Harrisburg...
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Lower Brule Drops Consolation Bracket Game at State B

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Canistota pulled away from Lower Brule outscoring the Sioux 38-18 in the second and third quarters and went on to record a 69-48 win over Lower Brule in a consolation round game of the State Class B boys basketball tournament in Aberdeen on Friday. Lower Brule led 17-15 after the first...
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Blunt Native Wins National Award from NCAA

ATLANTA – Katie Bourk, an assistant coach for the Augustana women’s basketball team, has been named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Thirty Under 30 honoree list for the 2017-18 season. The WBCA Thirty Under 30 presented by the Marriott Rewards program was created to recognize 30 up-and-coming women’s basketball coaches age 30...
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Stiglemeier Pleads No Contest to Drunken Driving Charge

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota State University football coach John Stiegelmeier has pleaded no contest to drunken driving. Stiegelmeier was arrested Jan. 27 and later apologized for what he said was a poor decision. Brookings County prosecutor Teree Nesvold says that Stiegelmeier pleaded no contest in a March 5 court appearance, and the...
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SDSU Spring Football Practice to Start

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State University football team kicks off its spring season Saturday with the first of 15 scheduled practices. Spring football culminates with the annual Spring Game on April 20 at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. Scrimmages are slated for April 6 and April 13, with all team activities taking place...
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Crow Creek Loses A Tournament Opener

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Crow Creek fell behind early in the game and never could rally as Tea Area posted a 76-63 win over the Chieftans in the opening round of the Class A Boys Basketball tournament Thursday in Rapid City. Tea Area built a 23-14 lead at the first quarter break led by...
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White River Pulls Away in Fourth Quarter of State B Opener

ABERDEEN, S.D. – White River pulled away in the fourth quarter with a 19-9 advantage and went on to defeat Langford Area 52-43 in the opening round of the State Class B boys basketball tournament Thursday in Aberdeen. White River trailed by 1 going into the fourth quarter Teron Sazue led White River with...
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Chargers Outlast Timber Lake at State B

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Sully Buttes outscored Timber Lake 27-18 in the 4th quarter to pull out a 62-53 win over Timber Lake in the opening round of the Class B Boy’s Basketball tournament in Aberdeen on Thusday. The Chargers led 16-12 in a slow developing first half and trailed midway through the 4th quarter...
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SDSU Loses in First Round of NCAA

BOISE, Idaho — A furious comeback down the stretch put all of March Madness on notice, but the 12th-seeded South Dakota State Jackrabbits saw their season come to a heartbreaking end at the NCAA Tournament’s West Region, falling 81-73 to No. 5 seed Ohio State. The Jackrabbits stormed back from 10 down with less...
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