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Bill Scherr

Mobridge Native Earns International Wrestling Honor

LINCOLN, Neb. -Mobridge native and former Nebrska Husker wrestler Bill Scherr earned USA Wrestling’s Myron Roderick Man-of-the-Year Award on Thursday, an accolade that recognizes an outstanding man for his contributions to the sport of wrestling. Scherr served a pivotal role in keeping wrestling as an Olympic sport, as he chaired the Committee for the...
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Pierre Swimmers Compete at Aberdeen

PIERRE, S.D. – 20 athletes from Pierre Swim Team competed at the Aberdeen Summer High Point swim meet last weekend.  There were a total of 474 athletes competing from 6 different states.   Ella Ward-Zeller and Aidan Burke reached a National Age Group motivational time in one of their events. Ella swam an AAA time...
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Governors Release 2014 Soccer Schedule

PIERRE, S.D. – A 12 game schedule will greet Pierre Governor and Lady Governor soccer teams this fall.  The schedule for Gov and Lady Gov soccer was released yesterday.  Pierre will open the season hosting Mitchell in an ESD Conference matchup on Saturday, August 19th.  Games will be played through September 27th with the...
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Guthrie Prevails Over Bartlett Via Playoff

WATERTOWN, S.D. – Karissa Guthrie of Pierre won her 5th SDGA Junior Tour tournament golf stop Thursday at the Prarie Winds Golf Course at Watertown.  Guthrie though had to win in a playoff over Pierre Lady Governor teammate Katie Bartlett.  Both golfers ended regulation firing 76′s.  But Guthrie was the winner in the playoff...
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 American Association Baseball Sioux Falls Canaries 4, Amarillo Sox  3      11 innings American Legion Baseball Sioux Falls West 8, NW Bandits 6 Rapid City Post 22 17, Twin Falls 3 Rapid City Post 22 Expos 12, Creighton Prep 4 Amateur Baseball Aberdeen 10, Claremont 1 (2) Parkston Mudcats 5, (1) Alexandria Angels 4 Mount...
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Kritenbrink Earns Spot on U.S. Womens Volleyball Team

VERMILLION, S.D. – Kendall Kritenbrink of the University of South Dakota Volleyball team has earned a spot on the U.S. Womens Volleyball team.  Kritenbrink was selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team. The senior-to-be leaves Sunday for Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she will train and compete from June 22-July 1.  Kritenbrink, last season’s Summit League...
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South Dakota Has 3 National Coach of the Year Honorees

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The National High School Athletic Coaches Association named National Coach of the Year Honors recently. The honors were presented at the NHSACA 49th Annual Meeting/Seminar in Jackson, Wyoming on Wednesday.  Mark Upward of Vermillion was honored as the Special Sports-Gymnastics Coach of the Year, while Ellen Luikens of Scotland was...
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Dowling Named Gatorade Track Athlete of Year in South Dakota

CHICAGO, S.D. – For a second consecutive year, Pierre Lady Governor sprinter Courtney Dowling has been named the South Dakota Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year.  The 5’4 sophomore won three individual state championships this spring in leading the Lady Govs to a third place finish at the State High School Track and Field...
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Rescheduled Mountain Bike Races This Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – The rescheduled LaFramboise Island Mountain Bike Race will be held this Saturday coniciding with the Oahe Days celebration in Pierre.  Race director John Simpson says there will be four classes of riders and helmets are mandatory.  The entry fee is $20.  Registration will be from 9 am to 10:30 am at...
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Northern State Reaches Broadcasting Contract

ABERDEEN, S.D – Northern State University and Hub City radio of Aberdeen have agreed to a three-year partnership that will increase the number of broadcast events for NSU Athletics and enhance the overall fan experience and branding of Wolves Athletics, announced Wednesday.  An important part of the new agreement is the establishment of a...
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