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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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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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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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Seward and Berg are Riggs High School Athletes of the Week

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association has awarded Max Seward of the Governor boys basketball team and Katie Berg of the Lady Gov basketball team as it’s Riggs High School Athlete of the Week award winners.  The award covers the week ending March 8th.  Seward had 10 points and 4 rebounds in...
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Wednesday Scoreboard

 College Baseball S. Dakota St. 11, Baldwin-Wallace 9 Augustana 9, Rockhurst 6 Dakota Wesleyan 19, U of Winnipeg 9 College Softball Dakota Wesleyan 3, Park University 2 Peru State 11, Dakota Wesleyan 1 Dakota Wesleyan 1, Baldwin-Wallace 0 College Tennis Men Wabash 7, Augustana 2 Women Augustana 8, Robert Morris 1
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Augustana Softball Rated 5th in Nation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Augustana College softball stayed put in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association (NFCA) Top 25 poll and is ranked fifth for the second straight week. Augustana is currently riding an eight-game winning streak that includes two wins over ranked opponents.  The Vikings picked up a 3-2 win over then No. 25...
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