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Lady Govs Down Harrisburg in Girls Basketball

 PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Lady Governor basketball team rallied for a 56-51 win over Harrisburg in an ESD Conference girls basketball game Saturday night in Pierre. The Lady Govs pulled away in the closing minutes of the game. Sydney Palmer led Pierre with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Palmer was the...
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Friday Scoreboard

 Men’s College Basketball Augustana 92, Minnesota St.-Moorhead 88 Northern St. 90, Wayne St. 59 Sioux Falls 83, Minot St. 72 Women’s College Basketball Minnesota St.-Moorhead 78, Augustana 76 Minot St. 68, Sioux Falls 67 Wayne St. 67, Northern St. 63 High School Boys Basketball Aberdeen Roncalli 61, Webster 40 Avon 52, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 45 Baltic...
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Gov Wrestlers Earn Share of ESD Regular Season Title

 PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor wrestling team clinched at least a tie for the ESD Wrestling championship on Friday with a 57-15 win over Brandon Valley in the final match of the regular season at Riggs High Gym. The Governors got pins from Austin Senger at 106. DJ High Bear at 126. Alec...
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Governors Win 8th Straight

 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Pierre Governor basketball team won their 8th straight game Friday night as they came from behind to down Sioux Falls O’Gorman 56-52. Pierre shot poorly in the first quarter and trailed 14-4 at the quarter break but a 9-0 run in the final minute of the first half saw...
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PACA Names Riggs High School Athletes of the Week

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association has named their Riggs High School Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 8th.  Junior’s Nick Rabern and Sydney Palmer of the Pierre Governor and Lady Governor basketball teams have been selected for their play during the week.  Rabern scored 19 and 11 points...
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Stanley County Basketball Swept at White River

WHITE RIVER, S.D. – The Stanley County Buffalo and Lady Buffalo basketball teams were swept in a girls boys basketball doubleheader at White River last night.  In the boys game, White River dominated from start to finish in a 87-29 win over Stanley County. Colton Drageset had 13 points in the loss.  In the...
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Lady Govs Upset 3rd Rated S.F. O’Gorman

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Lady Governor Basketball team pulled off an upset last night as they rallied for a 45-44 victory over 3rd rated Sioux Falls O’Gorman at Riggs High Gym.  Pierre trailed 26-17 at halftime but outscored the Knights 28-16 in the second half to pick up their 9th victory of the...
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Thursday Scoreboard

 NBA D-League Fort Wayne Mad Ants 89, Sioux Falls Skyforce 83 Men’s College Basketball S. Dakota St. 77, Omaha 60 Fort Wayne 75, South Dakota 69 Women’s College Basketball S. Dakota St. 71, Omaha 60 South Dakota 84, Fort Wayne 71 High School Boys Basketball Clark/Willow Lake 57, Redfield/Doland 46 Dell Rapids St. Mary...
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SDSU’s Dykstra Named to Senior Class Award Finalist List

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Senior CLASS Award released its 10 finalists in men’s basketball for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award on Tuesday, a list that includes South Dakota State forward Jordan Dykstra. To gain eligibility for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior, with notable achievements in...
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Longtime South Dakota Basketball Coach to Retire

 PARKSTON, S.D. (AP) – The winningest coach in South Dakota girls’ basketball history is calling it a career. old Rob Van Laecken has coached for 37 seasons at Parkston High School. He’s retiring from both teaching and coaching at the end of the school year to spend more time with family, and more time...
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