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Keyes Becomes All Time Wrestling Wins Leader

  BISMARCK, S.D. – Pierre Governor junior 126 lb. wrestler Jebben Keyes became the winningest wrestler all time at Riggs High School as he won 5 matches to take third place at the Bismarck Rotary Invitational that wrapped up Saturday.  Keyes has now won 155 career matches surpassing the previous record held by Tanner...
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Capitals Win Twice and Lady Caps Lose Twice

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre-Ft. Pierre Capitals boys varsity hockey team won a pair of league games over the weekend.  The Capitals won Saturday’s game by a 6-3 score over Huron.  On Sunday, the Capitals traveled to Aberdeen and escaped with a 3-2 win over the Aberdeen Cougars.   In yesterday’s win the Capitals...
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Jackrabbit Women Lose

  INDIANAPOLIS – Despite having three players in double figures, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team suffered a 68-67 Summit League loss to IUPUI Sunday afternoon in front of 268 fans in The Jungle.  The Jacks, now 11-6 overall and 2-2 in league play, got 15 points and a game-high 8 rebounds from...
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Hawkes Earns Gatorade Cross Country Runner of Year Award

  CHICAGO – Emily Hawkes of Madison High School as its 2014-15 Gatorade South Dakota Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Hawkes is the first Gatorade South Dakota Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year to be chosen from Madison High School.  The 5-foot-4 senior raced to the Class AA individual state championship...
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Wolters Expected to be Waived by Bucks

  MILWAUKEE (AP)  – The Milwaukee Bucks plan on waiving guard and South Dakota State University product Nate Wolters, according to media reports.  Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported that the Bucks will waive Wolters to clear a spot for NBA veteran guard Kenyon Martin. Wolters, a Minnesota native, graduated from SDSU in 2013...
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Two South Dakotans Named Sportscaster and Writer of the Year

  SALISBURY, N.C. – Jeff Duffy of KOKK Radio in Huron has been selected as the South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year and John Papendick of the Aberdeen American News has been named Sportswriter of the Year in South Dakota.  The votes came from balloting of members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association...
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USD Women Lose at ORU

  TULSA, Okla. – Vicky McIntyre scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds while Faith Ihim tallied 18 points and 10 rebounds as Oral Roberts topped the South Dakota women’s basketball team 81-65 in a Summit League contest at the Mabee Center on Thursday night.  McIntyre shot 5-for-10 from the floor, was 9-for-9 from...
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Thursday Scoreboard

   Women’s College Basketball Oral Roberts 81, South Dakota 65  Boys High School Basketball Crawford, Neb. 65, Edgemont 57 Custer 51, Hill City 39 Douglas 54, St. Thomas More 45 Sioux County, Neb. 74, Oelrichs 52 Girls High School Basketball Crawford, Neb. 72, Edgemont 39 Custer 62, Hill City 58 Oelrichs 59, Sioux County,...
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Reimers Earns Riggs Athlete of the Week Award

  PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Governor wrestler Quinn Reimers has been named the Riggs High School Athlete of the Week from the Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) for the week ending January 3rd.   Reimers went 2-0 in ESD Duals over this last weekend.  Quinn pinned his Watertown opponent and then bumped up a weight class...
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Hanson Sees Limited Time in Creighton Loss

  OMAHA – Former Pierre basketball standout Zach Hanson was limited to 7 minutes of action as Creighton dropped a 70-60 Big East Conference contest to DePaul Wednesday night in Omaha.  The former two time South Dakota Boys Basketball player of the year had 2 points and 2 rebounds in the Bluejay loss.
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