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Rattlers Weekend Scheduled Changes Just a Little

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Rattlers amateur baseball team will host a doubleheader tomorrow at Hyde Stadium.  Pierre, 3 and 2 on the season, will host the Sioux Falls Saints in the doubleheader after the Rapid City Angels informed Pierre they were not coming.  The doubleheadere will begin with the first game at 3...
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State Game Officials Dealing with Canada Geese

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota game officials continue to deal with an excessive number of resident Canada geese.  Game, Fish and Parks wildlife damage program coordinator Keith Fisk says in 2010, a population objective of 80-thousand to 90-thousand was set – but the latest U-S Fish and Wildlife survey puts estimates about three times...
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 American Legion Baseball Aberdeen 5, Regina, Saskatchewan 4 Aberdeen 17, Lumsden, Saskatchewan 1 Rapid City Post 320 8, Mandan Chiefs 7 Sioux Falls Post 15 West 3    Rapid City Post 22 1 Amateur Baseball Alexandria 6, Dimock-Emery 4 Parkston Mudcats 13, Platte 4 Plankinton 10, Four Corners 4
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Former Augustana Slugger Signs with Lincoln Saltdogs

LINCOLN, Neb. – Former Augustana baseball player Tony Viger signed with the Lincoln Saltdogs out of Lincoln, Neb. on Tuesday night. The Saltdogs are members of the Central Division of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.   He is the 13th player from Augustana to sign a professional contract.  Viger, a finalist for the...
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Pierre Legion Baseball Team Looking to Turn Season Around

PIERRE, S.D. – After a high school baseball season that saw Pierre get to the championship of the State A State tournament, the American Legion season has been a reversal.  Pierre is just 1 and 9 on the season and has been outscored by a nearly 3 to 1 ratio so far.  Post 8...
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SDHSAA Keeps Ticket Price Increase for State Events

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) –  The $1 increases in ticket prices passed last year will remain for the playoff rounds of high school football in South Dakota this fall. But this time, the revenue will be designated to directly help the high schools. The South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors made the...
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American Association Baseball Sioux Falls Canaries 7, St. Paul Saints 6 American Legion Baseball Brandon Valley 17, Sioux Falls East 1 Mitchell 11, Renner Post 307 2 Rapid City Post 320 8, Sioux Falls West 6 Amateur Baseball Parkston Mudcats 20, Mount Vernon 8
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SDHSAA Board Will Change State Event Site Criteria

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) –  Following complaints in recent months about the criteria and the methods for choosing locations for state competitions, the South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors took a step in response Wednesday. They named athletic directors from five school districts to a new site-selection committee. In addition, three of...
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USD to Begin Construction of New Athletic Facility

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – The University of South Dakota is preparing to start work on a $66 million project that includes a new arena. The school has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for Tuesday afternoon, south of the DakotaDome. The heart of the project is a 6,000-seat arena for basketball and volleyball. It will be...
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Governor Basketball Team to Begin Team Camps

PIERRE, S.D. – Members of the Pierre Governor basketball team begin several weekends of basketball team camps this weekend.  And according to Pierre Governor head boys basketball coach Terry Becker, the first weekend will be a busy weekend. The Creighton Camp is a camp that the Governors have gone to in the past and...
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