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Brigitte Gross

USF Pole Vaulter is National Champion

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.  – University of Sioux Falls track & field has the first NCAA National Champion in  history in Brigitte Gross.  A three-time NCAA All-American from Alexandria, S.D., Gross brought home the title with her winning vault of 12-11.5 (3.95m). Gross made it through the competition having only missed two attempts before hitting the...
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Friday Night South Dakota Scoreboard

Women’s College Basketball NCAA Central Regional Central Missouri 82, Northern St. 69 High School Girls Basketball State AA Tournament in Brookings Consolation Semifinal Sioux Falls Roosevelt 74, Rapid City Stevens 63 Spearfish 48, Harrisburg 45 Semifinal Mitchell 61, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 48 Sioux Falls Washington 55, Sturgis 28 State A Tournament in Spearfish Consolation...
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Capitals Win State Tournament Opener

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Pierre-Ft. Pierre Capitals boys varsity hockey team won their opening round game in the State Varsity Hockey Tournament Friday morning in Brookings.  The Capitals scored 3 first period goals and 2 in the second to record a 5-1 win over Mitchell sending Pierre-Ft. Pierre to a semi final game Saturday...
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Zach Hanson

Pierre Native Plays at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK – Pierre Governor basketball standout Zach Hanson played at Madison Square Garden Thursday night as he and his Creighton Blue Jay teammates defeated DePaul in the Big East Conference tournament.  Doug McDermott scored 35 to lead the Blue Jays to a 84-62 victory in a quarterfinal game.  Hanson, who last year helped...
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Hallie Getz-SDSU

Getz Fires 78 for SDSU Golf Team

ST. GEORGE, Utah – South Dakota State’s women’s golf team opened play Thursday at the 2014 Southern Utah University Lady Thunderbird Golf Invitational in St. George, Utah with a 309 to tie for third at the Sunbrook Golf Course. The Jackrabbits are four shots off the pace of leader Oral Roberts and one stroke...
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Mitchell’s Miller Named Gatorade Girls Player of the Year

CHICAGO – Macy Miller of Mitchell has been named the Gatorade South Dakota Girls Basketball Player of the Year.  The senior guard averaged 30.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 steals and 3.7 assists while shooting 92 percent from the free-throw line this season. She helped Mitchell to a fourth consecutive state tournament appearance and a...
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USD Volleyball Coach Steps Down

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota head volleyball coach Matt Houk has accepted an offer to become an assistant coach at Minnesota, ending a six-year run at the helm of a program that went 97-85 under his leadership. Associate head coach Leanne (Felsing) Williamson will become the interim head coach until the position is filled. ...
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Sully Buttes Wins; Lyman Loses at State B Girls Basketball

HURON, S.D. – The Sully Buttes Chargers pulled away in the second quarter and defeated Gayville-Volin 66-31 in the first round of the Girls State Class B basketball tournament in Huron on Thursday.  The Chargers led 27-17 at the half and build on that lead in the second half.  Karlea Stahl led the Chargers...
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Thursday Night Scoreboard

 NBA D-League Tulsa 66ers 109, Sioux Falls Skyforce 96 High School Girls Basketball First Round State AA Tournament in Huron Mitchell 70, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 65 Sioux Falls O’Gorman 60, Rapid City Stevens 35 Sioux Falls Washington 50, Harrisburg 35 Sturgis 39, Spearfish 33 State A Tournament in Spearfish Elk Point-Jefferson 77, Webster 30...
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Jordan Dykstra

SDSU’s Dykstra Named to All District Team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced  the NABC Division I All-District teams for 2013-14, recognizing the nation’s best men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes.   South Dakota State senior forward Jordan Dykstra earned a place on the list as an NABC All-District 12 second team selection for his efforts during the...
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