Sports

Pierre School Board Hires a Pair of Coaches

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre School Board hired two coaches at their meeting last night in Pierre.  Brad Kruse will be the Governors first Varsity Boys head soccer coach.  Pierre is introducing the sport for the first time as a school sanctioned sport next season.  Kruse has coached the Governor soccer team the last...
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Rattlers Win

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Rattler amateur baseball team recorded a 14-3 7 inning win over Four Corners in a game Monday night in Pierre.  It was Pierre’s first game in 12 days as the Rattlers improved their record to 5 and 3 on the season.  Jarrod Nielan led the 10 hit attack for...
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Post 8 Rally Falls Short

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team’s comeback attempt fell 1 run short Monday at Hyde Stadium as they lost to the Brookings Bandits 9-8.  The Bandits built a 9-2 lead in the 5th inning only to see Pierre score 5 runs in the 5th and 1 in the sixth...
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Rattlers Host Four Corners Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Rattlers amateur baseball team once again had to deal with rain and wet weather Saturday as their scheduled doubleheader with Aberdeen in Aberdeen was called off due to wet field conditions at Fossum Field.  The Rattlers are 4 and 3 on the season but Saturday’s doubleheader was the 7th...
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SDHSAA Executive Director to Meet with Pierre Chamber Group

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre area Chamber of Commerce Sports and Recreation committee is hosting Wayne Carney, Executive Director of the South Dakota High School Activities Association on July 8th. Topics to be discussed include: the spring survey conducted by SDHSAA, how communities are selected to host specific high school events and the new...
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Pierre Swim Team Does Well at Huron

HURON, S.D. – The Pierre Swim Team had 35 members along with coaches Kent Huckins and Jim McLain attend the HPRW Splash Central Invitational in Huron June 20-22.  Of the 195 individual entries, 77 were state qualifying times, seven National Age Group Motivational A times, one National Age Group AA motivational time, and two...
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Post 8 JV’s Go 4-0 to Win Kris Stephans Memorial Tournament

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre American Legion JV baseball team went 4 and 0 to win the championship of the Kris Stephans Memorial baseball tournament that wrapped up Sunday at Hyde Stadium.  The Post 8 JV’s wrapped up their tournament play yesterday with victories over the Pierre 15-16 Teener Green Sox 12-3 score and...
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Glisar 9th in Pole Vault at National Track and Field Meet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Megan Glisar finished ninth in the women’s high jumpat the USATF Outdoor Championships held this past weekend at Hornet Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State University. The championships concluded on Sunday.  Glisar, who competed on Sunday, cleared the opening height of 5 feet, 10¾ inches on her third attempt before...
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Sturgis Legion Baseball Season On Brink of Ending

  STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Post 33 American Legion varsity baseball season looks to be over.  The Titans were unable to field a full team Saturday for their games at the Black Hills Classic in Rapid City after three players reportedly quit after Friday’s games.  Sturgis head coach Parks Brigman confirmed to the...
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Getz-Keaton Finish Third at SDGA State Golf Tournament

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota State golfers Hudson Carpenter and Megan Mingo led from start to finish to claim the title of the SDGA Mixed Team Championships golfed at Willow Lake Golf Course in Sioux Falls over the weekend.  The twosome fired a second round 71 after a 60 on Saturday for a...
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