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WNFR Holds First Performances in Las Vegas

  LAS VEGAS (AP) – Nick Guy of Sparta, Wisconsin, moved up from fourth to first in the steer wrestling world standings by placing first in 3.6 during round one on Thursday at the National Finals Rodeo.  Guy, who last qualified for the NFR in 2010, boosted his earnings to $96,757 while Casey Martin...
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Coyotes Win 5th Game of Season

  VERMILLION, S.D. – Tia Hemiller scored a career-high 20 points while three more Coyotes added double-digit point totals as the South Dakota women’s basketball team started its five-game homestand by topping Northern Iowa 85-77 in the DakotaDome on Thursday night.  Hemiller upped her previous career-high of 17 points that she recorded two weeks...
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Jackrabbit Women Upset No. 25 Arkansas

  FAYETTVILLE, Ark.—Sophomore Chynna Stevens’ game-tying three-pointer with 0.4 in regulation capped a 15-6 run and helped the South Dakota State women’s basketball upset No. 25 Arkansas, 80-75 in overtime, Thursday.  Freshman Macy Miller scored a career-high 20 points to lead the Jacks with 15 second-half points to lead the SDSU charge.  In overtime,...
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Thursday Scoreboard

   SOUTH DAKOTA SCOREBOARD Women’s College Basketball S. Dakota St. 80, Arkansas 75   OT South Dakota 85, No. Iowa 77
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Howard’s Loudenberg Named Gatorade Football Player of Year in SD

  CHICAGO – In its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, Thursday announced Luke Loudenburg of Howard High School as its 2014-15 Gatorade South Dakota Football Player of the Year.  Loudenburg is the first Gatorade South Dakota Football Player of...
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Lady Govs Second in Season Opening Gymnastics Meet

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Lady Governor gymnastics team scored 126.600 and finished second to Huron at the season opening triangular Thursday night in Pierre.  Huron scored 131.750 to win the triangular.  Stanley County was third with a 115.950 score.  Sydney Shillingstad of the Tigers won the All Around with a 33.950 score,...
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NDSU Picked to Win Men’s and Womens Summit League Indoor Track Titles

  VERMILLION, S.D.- South Dakota men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams were each tabbed for second place while receiving first-place votes in the Summit League preseason polls released Wednesday. North Dakota State was picked as the favorites in both polls. South Dakota State is second in the Men’s poll and third in...
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Class 11AAA All State Football Team Named

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Six members of State Class 11AAA football champion Sioux Falls Lincoln and 6 from state runner-up Sioux Falls Roosevelt have been named to the Class 11AAA All State football team named today by the South Dakota Football Coaches Association. CLASS 11AAA ALL-STATE TEAM As chosen by the S.D....
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Capitals Hockey Holds Food Drive

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Oahe Capitals host their league play home opener at the ExpoCenter on Saturday, December 6 against the Yankton Miracle. The Junior Varsity game begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Varsity game at 8:15 p.m.  The Oahe Hockey Association will hold its annual food pantry drive at the games...
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Jacks Whip Wayne State

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – Twelve of the 14 Jackrabbits in uniform scored at least one point, and all of them played, as South Dakota State used a run in each half to dispatch Wayne State on Wednesday night at Frost Arena by the score of 89-55.   The Wildcats finished with a 15-8 edge on...
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