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Huron’s Justin Decker Named Gatorade Basketball Player of the Year

CHICAGO – The Gatorade Company in conjunction with USA Today has named Justin Decker of Huron High School as the Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year.  The 6’7 210 lb. Decker, who will be playing his college basketball at the University of South Dakota next year, Led the Tigers to a...
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Chad Hodges

SDSU’s Hodges Named Summit League Pitcher of Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – For the second time this season, South Dakota State University right-hander Chad Hodges has been named Summit League Pitcher of the Week. Hodges was the winning pitcher in the Jackrabbits’ 2-1 victory over Chicago State (Ill.) in the second game of a doubleheader on March 21. The lone run he allowed...
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Craig Smith

Smith Officially Named USD Head Mens Basketball Coach

VERMILLION, S.D. – Craig Smith, who helped lead Nebraska to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 16 seasons, was introduced as the next head men’s basketball coach at the University of South Dakota.  Smith becomes the 17th head coach in the 106-year history of Coyote men’s basketball following Dave Boots, who spent 25 seasons...
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Lowery Honored at Dan Lennon Meet

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota track and field honored former Vermillion High School coach and athletic director Bob Lowery with the Dan Lennon Award during the Dan Lennon Invitational held at the DakotaDome on Monday. He is the 25th recipient of the award.  Lowery coached cross country and track and field at VHS for...
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South Dakota Monday Scoreboard

 College Baseball Sioux Falls 12, Minnesota-Crookston 4 Sioux Falls 8, Minnesota-Crookston 7    13 innings
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Four Golf Courses in State Are Top Course According to Golfweek Magazine

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Four golf courses from the Black Hills region and a course in Yankton were named “Best courses you can play” in South Dakota, according to Golfweek magazine.  Golfweek recently unveiled its 2014 list of the top courses in the country on a variety of barometers, including the best publicly accessible...
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Erin Severyn

Severyn Earns PACA Weekly Award

 PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) has named their Riggs High School Athlete of the Week for the week ending March 22nd.  Erin Severyn was named by the association.   Erin totaled 25 points, 18 rebounds, 2 steal, 4 assists, 1 block for the state tournament, while being a spark off the...
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Keyes Named Gov and Lady Gov Head Cross Country Coach

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governors have a new Head Cross Country Coach for next year.  At the Pierre School Board Meeting over the noon hour, Jim Keyes was named as the new head coach of the program.  Keyes, a graduate of Riggs High School, served as assistant coach under outgoing head coach Keith...
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Pierre Junior Shooters Compete Saturday at Armour

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Jr. Shooters participated in the DC Shooting Team Invitational BB Gun Match on Saturday in Armour.  The 10-11 year od division team took first place in their division while the 8-9 age division and 12-15 year old division teams finished second.  The Pierre squad was also awarded the Sportsmanship...
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Zach Hanson

Hanson Scores 2 in Creighton Loss in NCAA Tournament

SAN ANTONIO – Former Pierre Governor and two time South Dakota Player of the Year Zach Hanson saw 13 minutes of action in the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament yesterday.  Hanson and his Creighton Bluejay teammates were eliminated from the Big Dance in the third round as they were defeated by Baylor 85-55 in a...
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