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Gov Rally Falls Short

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor basketball team dropped their third straight game Thursday night as Mitchell escaped Riggs High Gym with a 72-68 win over Pierre in a game the Governors never led.  Pierre rallied from a 13 point third quarter deficit and cut the lead to one at 69-68 with 11...
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Trio of Riggs Athletes Earn Riggs Athlete of the Week Award

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) has named a trio of Pierre Governor and Lady Governor Athletes as it’s Riggs High School Athletes of the Week.  Nikky Farnsworth of the Lady Governor basketball team along with Sophia Bullard of the Lady Gov gymnastics team and Spencer Sarringer of the Governor...
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Pierre Soccer Team Wins Indoor Tournament in Rapid City

  PIERRE, S.D. –  The Oahe FC U16 Boys’ Soccer Team won their division this past weekend in Rapid City at the Winter Classic Indoor Soccer Tournament. They won 2 and tied 1 in regular tournament play and went onto the championship to win it defeating Black Hills Rapid – White 5 – 3....
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Waytashek Leads Jacks Past Western Illinois

  MACOMB, Ill.—Senior Megan Waytashek led South Dakota State to a 74-61 win over Western Illinois Wednesday night in Summit League women’s basketball action at Western Hall.  Waytashek registered her first double-double of the season and fifth of her career with game highs of 22 points and 11 rebounds. The guard was 10 of...
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Hansen Plays Well in Creighton Loss

  INDIANAPOLIS – Former Pierre Governor and two time South Dakota basketball player of the year Zach Hanson saw 23 minutes of action and scored 9 points but he and his Creighton teammates dropped a 64-61 Big East Conference verdict to Butler Wednesday night at famed Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.  Hanson played his most...
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Wednesday Scoreboard

Men’s College Basketball SDSU 82,  Fort Wayne 53 Dakota Wesleyan  87,  Briar Cliff 78 Dordt 83, Mount Marty 56 Dakota State 86, Presentation 78 Women’s College Basketball SDSU 74, Western Illinois 61 Briar Cliff 68,  Dakota Wesleyan  59 Mount Marty 81, Dordt 54 Dakota State 82,  Presentation 55 College Wrestling Augustana 35, Minnesota St.-Moorhead...
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Jackrabbit Men Down IPFW

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – All 14 Jackrabbits on the roster played, 10 of them scored and five of them scored in double figures, as South Dakota State closed its three game homestand with an 82-53 win over Fort Wayne on Wednesday in front of 2,394 fans at Frost Arena.   Cody Larson, Jake Bittle and...
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Stanley County to Induct Five into Athletic Hall of Fame

  FT. PIERRE, S.D. – The Stanley County Buffalo Athletic Hall of Fame will induct five new members during induction ceremonies scheduled for Thursday February 12th at Parkview Gym.  The five nominees to be inducted include David Wharton (athlete), Launie Rheborg (athlete), Louis Young (athlete), Terry Tople (contributor) and Kenny Diegel (contributor).  Festivities will...
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Ft. Pierre Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Winners

FT. PIERRE, S.D. – The St. John’s Knights of Columbus held their annual Free Throw Shoot on January 17 in Fort Pierre.  These local winners each received a new basketball and will advance to the District Competition in Highmore in February.                                                         Front:  Kate Kramme, Remmington Price, Stran Scott, Daysen Titze and Matthew Coverdale                                        Back: ...
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Girls Youth Basketball Tournament Saturday in Pierre

  PIERRE, S.D. – There will be a youth girls basketball tournament played in Pierre this Saturday.  The Pierre Lightning Girls tournament will be for teams in the 3rd through 7th greades.  There is a $125 entry fee per team with each team guaranteed 3 games.  Games will be played at the Georgia Morse...
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