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USD Launches National Search for Head Mens Basketball Coach

 VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – The University of South Dakota has launched a national search for a new head men’s basketball coach.  The school is not retaining Joey James, who held the position on an interim basis this past season. He took over for Dave Boots, who retired last September after 25 years. Boots was...
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Boys State Basketball Tournament Pairings

PIERRE, S.D. – Here are the pairings for the 3 State High School boys basketball tournaments that will be played next week.  The Class AA tournament will be play in Rapid City.  The Class A tournament in Sioux Falls and the Class B tournament in Aberdeen. Class AA in Rapid City Game 1: #1...
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Tuesday Night Scoreboard

 NBA D-League Sioux Falls Skyforce 113, Canton 109 Women’s College Basketball Summit League Championship South Dakota 82, Denver 71 Men’s College Basketball Summit League Championship NDSU 60, Fort Wayne 57 High School Boys Basketball Region 1AA Sioux Falls Washington 66, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 49 Yankton 55, Watertown 51 Region 2AA Pierre 52, Rapid City...
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State AA Boys Basketball Tournament Ticket Sales at Riggs High School

PIERRE, S.D. – State Class AA Boys Basketball tickets will be on sale at Riggs High School at the Main Office and Athletic Office today through tomorrow at 5:00 pm. They will sell from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm on Wednesday and 7:30 pm to 5:00 pm on Thursday.  Only season tickets (good for...
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Governors State Tournament Bound

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor boys basketball team played most of the game behind, but made enough plays in the 4th quarter to rally and down Rapid City Central 52-49 Tuesday night at Riggs High Gym.  With the win, the defending State Class AA champions return to the State Class AA Boys Basketball...
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Colts Re-Sign Kicker Adam Vinatieri

  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indianapolis Colts re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri on Tuesday, hours before he was to become an unrestricted free agent.  Terms of the deal were not immediately available.   Vinatieri is widely considered the best clutch kicker in league history. He made two Super Bowl-winning kicks with New England and owns four Super...
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Augustana Name Finalist for Athletic Directors Position

 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Augustana College has named three finalists for its athletic director position. The remaining candidates will participate in on-campus interviews starting next week. They are University of Arkansas-Fort Smith athletic director Dustin Smith, University of South Dakota associate athletic director Jon Schemmel and Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School activities director Slade...
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Bill to Open High School Group Moves to House

PIERRE (AP) – The South Dakota House Judiciary Committee has passed a measure to require transparency from the association that oversees high school sports and other activities.  The panel voted 12-1 Monday to support the bill.  It would hold the South Dakota High School Activities Association to the state’s open government laws. The association...
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Pierre School Board Looks at 7th Grade Football

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre School Board is considering allowing 7th graders to take part in varsity level sports along with Pierre Riggs High School athletes as well as other Pierre 8th graders at Georgia Morse Middle School.  Last night at the Pierre School Board meeting, football was talked about and whether to allow...
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USD Coach Earns Asst. Coach of Year Honors

VERMILLION, S.D. –  South Dakota’s Derek Miles was named Midwest Region Women’s Assistant Coach of the Year Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).  Miles, who is in his ninth season at USD, leads a duo of pole vaulters to the NCAA Indoor Championship Meet to be held...
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