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Pierre Swimmers Perform Well in Bismarck

PIERRE, S.D. – 67 members of the Pierre Swim Team participates in the Aquastorm Category 5 Swim Meet in Bismarck, N.D. last weekend.   The Pierre Swimmers placed 2nd trailing the the 1st place team, the Bismarck Aquastorm by only 13 points.   Several more South Dakota state qualifying times were swam over the weekend as...
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Keyes Earns PACA Riggs High Athlete of the Week Award

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) has named their Riggs High School Athlete of the Week for the week ending January 18th.  Governor wrestler Jebben Keyes is the award winner for the week.  Jebben went a perfect 4-0 this last weekend. His 4-0 record on the weekend is more impressive in...
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Lady Buffalos Lose 5th Straight

FT. PIERRE, S.D. – White River recorded a 60-47 win over Stanley County in the opening round of the Southern Plains Conference girls basketball tournament Thursday night.  The Tigers got 27 points from Jaye Bear Heels to lead the way as she scored 12 points in the 4th quarter.  Stanley County has lost 5...
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USD Men and Women Lose to Western Illinois

MACOMB, Ill.—As well as things had gone during South Dakota’s five-game winning streak inside the DakotaDome, they went as badly on the road Thursday at Western Hall.  Western Illinois shot 62 percent from the field, enjoyed a 34-19 rebound advantage and handed USD its first Summit League loss of the season, 79-61. The Leathernecks...
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Governors End 2 Game Losing Skid

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor basketball team broke a 2 game losing skid with a 72-49 win over the Mitchell Kernals at the Corn Palace in Mitchell Thursday night.  Pierre broke open the game in the second quarter and built a 37-21 halftime lead and increased to 30 point at 65-35 early in...
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Thursday Scoreboard

 Men’s College Basketball W. Illinois 79, South Dakota 61 Women’s College Basketball W. Illinois 81, South Dakota 71 High School Boys Basketball Aberdeen Roncalli 86, Deuel 27 Akron-Westfield, Iowa 59, Alcester-Hudson 54 Bon Homme 70, Parkston 68 Brandon Valley 57, Brookings 47 Bridgewater-Emery 73, Howard 26 Clark/Willow Lake 55, Groton Area 52, 2OT Faulkton...
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Lady Govs Drop ESD Basketball Contest to Mitchell

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Lady Governors played with 2nd ranked Mitchell for a half but the defending ESD Champions broke open a tie game at halftime with a 22-12 third quarter advantage and went on to defeat the Lady Govs 60-45 in ESD girls basketball Thursday night in Pierre.  Macy Miller was unstoppable...
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Raymond to Retire as NSIC Commissioner

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Commissioner Lloyd “Butch” Raymond has announced his retirement effective August 1 after 50 years of service to collegiate athletics.  Raymond, the fourth full-time commissioner in the history of the league, has served as NSIC Commissioner since the spring of 2004.  A national search for a replacement...
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Pierre Youth Wrestling Tournament Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – The Governor Youth Wrestling Invitational tournament is scheduled for this Sunday at Riggs High Gym.  The tournament will feature District style bracketing once again to ensure that kids are matched up by the weights that are used during postseason competition.  Wrestling will be done on 4 mats and weigh in sessions...
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SPC Girls Basketball Tournament Begins Tonight

FT. PIERRE, S.D. – The Southern Plains Conference girls basketball tournament begins in two sites tonight and will be played over the course of the next 3 games.  In Ft. Pierre, Jones County opens against Kadoka at 6:30 pm followed by Stanley County and White River.  White River is 4 and 6 on the...
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