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Peterson Working Way Back from Groin Surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Adrian Peterson is still working his way back from offseason groin surgery. He says he is eager to rejoin his Minnesota Vikings teammates for the team’s offseason program once his body is ready. Peterson spoke on a conference call on Wednesday. Peterson played in 14 games last season and rushed for...
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Vikings Announce Preseason Lineup

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings won’t have to wait long to break in TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings open the preseason at home against Oakland this season. Of course, home now means the University of Minnesota’s outdoor stadium after the Metrodome was dismantled over the winter. The Vikings will play the next two...
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Norris, Athletics Top Twins 7-4 in 11th Inning

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from another blown save by new closer Jim Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday. Jared Burton gave up the one-out drive by Norris, who went deep on Tuesday night, too. Dan Otero...
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Augustin, Noah Lead Bulls Over Wolves, 102-87

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – D.J. Augustin scored 21 points and Joakim Noah posted his league-leading fourth triple-double of the season, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 102-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Noah had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to move into a tie with Indiana’s Lance Stephenson for the...
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UND Men’s Hockey Skating for National Title Shot

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team is taking to the ice, just one win away from another appearance in the national championship game. UND plays Minnesota on Thursday night in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The winner moves on to...
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SDSU’s Carpenter Earns Summit League Weekly Award

BROOKINGS, S.D.—Senior Hudson Carpenter (Stillwater, Minn.) was named The Summit League Male Golfer of the Week for the second time this year Wednesday, after winning the 19th annual ASU Red Wolf Intercollegiate in Jonesboro, Ark., and helping the South Dakota State men’s golf team finish fifth Tuesday.  Carpenter, who won the Jackrabbit Fall Invitational...
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Asst. Volleyball Coach Named at SDSU

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State volleyball coach Phil McDaniel announced the hiring of Hailey Cowles as an assistant coach for the Jackrabbit program. Cowles joins the staff after most recently serving as assistant coach at Concordia University in St. Paul.  A former Minnesota Golden Gopher standout, Cowles joined the collegiate coaching ranks in...
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O’Connell Named Summit League Track and Field Athlete of the Week

VERMILLION, S.D. – Junior Jeff O’Connell was the named The Summit League’s Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday after winning two events and placing second in another at the USD Snowbird last weekend. It’s the first time he has received the honor.  O’Connell won the 200-meters in 21.59 seconds...
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Sturgis Boys and Girls Basketball Coaches Resign

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis School Board had two head basketball coaches resign at their meeting last night in Sturgis.  Mike Freidel, the head girls coach and Orion Thompson, the Scoopers head boys basketball coach both had their resignation’s accepted by the Sturgis School Board.  Friedel steps down after 22 years as head girls...
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Governor Basketball Holds Season Ending Awards Banquet

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor boys basketball team met for one final time as they held their annual post season awards banquet.  Head Coach Terry Becker and his coaching staff handed out several post season awards at the banquet.   Sophomore Brevin Kaiser was awarded the Offensive Most Valuable Player Award while senior Garrett...
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