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Class A Schools to Use Shot Clock Beginning Next Year

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Class A high school basketball will have the shot clock for the 2014-15 school year after a proposed amendment failed to receive the necessary support to halt the change.  The South Dakota High School Activities Association announced Monday that the school boards from South Dakota voted 89 yes to...
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Pierre Junior Legion Drops Doubleheader

PIERRE, S.D. – The Post 8 Junior Legion baseball team saw their record even up at 2 and 2 as they were swept in a doubleheader against Aberdeen Smittys Monday night in Pierre.  Aberdeen won the opener 8-1 and then took the nightcap 17-7 scoring 12 of the 17 runs runs in the final...
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Augustana Softball Finishes Rated 15th Nation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Augustana College softball was ranked 15th in the final National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association Top 25 poll the organization announced on Friday. Augustana was ranked for 14 straight weeks in the national poll during the 2014 season, being ranked as high as fifth for three consecutive weeks.  Augustana finished the season 46-15,...
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Pierre U16 Softball Team Goes 3-1 in Watertown Tournament

WATERTOWN, S.D. – A gray, soggy start to the day quickly turned bright for the Pierre Fastpitch 16U team on Sunday. Playing in the “Day at the Diamond” event in Watertown, Pierre started on the short end of a 12-2 score against Madison Cars for Les. The Green Machine battled back with three straight...
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South Dakota Scoreboard

 American Association Baseball Winnipeg Goldeyes 3, Sioux Falls Canaries 2 American Legion Baseball Watertown 11, Pierre 6 Watertown 10, Pierre 2
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Post 8 Falls to 0 and 5 to Start the Season

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team is off to an 0 and 5 start on the season after getting swept in a doubleheader at Watertown on Monday night.  Watertown won by scores of 11-6 and 10-2.  Ben Leidholt hit a solo home run in the opener while Cash Anderson...
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Five Pierre Players Earn High School All State Baseball Honors

PIERRE, S.D. – Five Players from the Pierre Spring High School Baseball team have earned All State honors from the State High School Baseball Coaches.  Pierre catcher and senior Alex Gray is a first team all state selection while senior first baseman while pitcher Isaac Grode also earned a spot on the first team...
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Rapid City Golfer Wins First SDGA State Title of Season

RAPID CITY, S.D. -  Rapid City golfer Mike Swartz eon his first South Dakota Golf Association championship on Sunday, as he fired a final round 73 to win the SDGA State Mid-Amateur Championship at Hart Ranch Golf Course.  Swartz finished the 36-hole event at 1-over-par 145, 1 stroke better than Matt Johnson of Sioux Falls and Brandon...
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SDSU Announces 2014 Volleyball Schedule

BROOKINGS, S.D.—A pair of home tournaments and a road match at Big 12 foe Kansas State highlight the 2014 South Dakota State volleyball schedule.  The Jackrabbits, who host their annual Yellow and Blue scrimmage Aug. 23, have seven home nonconference matches in August and September. UMES Tournament Fri, Aug 29 Weber State at Princess...
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Pierre Open Horseshoe Tournament Held over the Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – Horseshoes was the sport of play over the weekend in Pierre.  The Pierre Open 1 Tournament was held Saturday and yesterday at the Griffin Park Horseshoe pits.  On Saturday, Roland Kleinschmidt of Harrold won the Class A Division while Shane Roach of Ridgeview was the Class B Division winner.  Chuck Humphrey...
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