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Pierre Swimmers Perform Well at State Long Course B Championships

PIERRE, S.D. – 24 athletes from Pierre Swim Team competed at the SD Long Course B Championship July 18-20, 2014.  Several PST swimmers swam state qualifying times, indicated by an asterisk. Any swimmer who places 1st or 2nd in an event during the B Championship can swim that event at state, even if the...
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Class B State American Legion Tournament Pairings Announced

TABOR, S.D. – The pairings are set for the South Dakota Class B State American Legion Baseball tournament that begins Friday in Tabor.  Region 5B champion Miner-MCook opens up the tournament against Region 1B champion Castlewood-Clear Lake at 10 am followed by  followed by Piedmont Post 311, the Region 7B champion faces Region 6B...
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Bartlett Leads while Van Gerpen Tied for Second at SDGA State Junior Tourney

HURON, S.D. – Pierre’s Katie Bartlett holds a two shot lead over Kalie Trautman of Clear Lake after the first round of the South Dakota Golf Association State Junior Golf tournament being golfed in Huron at the Broadland Creek Golf Course.  Bartlett fired a 73 yesterday during the first round of the girls 16-18...
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Scoreboard

 American Association Baseball St. Paul Canaries 10, Sioux Falls Canaries 4 Amateur Baseball Canova 7, Parkston Mudcats 4
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Tryout for 2015 Pierre High School Baseball Set for August

PIERRE, S.D. – Tryouts for next year’s Pierre High School Spring Baseball team will be held August 11 and 12 from 6pm to 9pm for athletes involved in high school fall sports and August 18 and 19 from 6pm to 9pm for all others interested in trying out for the 2015 team.  All tryouts...
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Fall Athletic Meetings Scheduled for Riggs High School Athletes

PIERRE, S.D. – The annual Pierre Riggs High player meetings are scheduled for August 4th at Riggs High School Main Gym at 6:30 pm.  Pierre Riggs High School Athletic Director Dan Whalen says that the meeting is open for player who will be particpating in any sport at Riggs High School for the coming...
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SDSU Full Womens Basketball Schedule Released

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – Matchups with seven teams that played in the postseason a year ago, a pair of Big East opponents and a Southeastern Conference foe highlight the 2014-15 South Dakota State women’s basketball schedule.  The Jackrabbits, who are coming off their eighth 20-win season and eighth Division I postseason appearance in 2013-14,...
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First Female to Umpire Men’s Baseball Honored

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – A woman recognized as baseball’s first female professional umpire has been inducted into the Yankton College Alumni Hall of Fame. Amanda Clement was only 16 when she was paid to umpire a semipro game in Hawarden, Iowa, in 1904 when the hired umpire didn’t show up. She did well enough...
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Former Northern St. Football Coach to be Recognized by School

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State is excited to announce that longtime NSU football coach Ken Heupel will be recognized at the Wolves’ Oct. 25 home football game against St. Cloud State. It will mark Coach Heupel’s first return to NSU since his departure in 2004.  Coach Heupel compiled a record of 44-33 in his...
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VanDamme Named Head Golf Coach at SDSU

BROOKINGS, S.D. –  Former University of Tennessee Director of Instruction/Player Development for men’s golf Casey VanDamme has been hired as the head coach of the South Dakota State men’s and women’s golf programs, Athletics Director Justin Sell announced today.  VanDamme, who becomes SDSU’s second-ever full-time golf coach, has spent the last five seasons as...
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