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Post 8 Legion JV’s Sweep Doubleheader

PIERRE, S.D. – Quinn Reimers struck out 14 and allowed just 4 hits as the Pierre Junior Legion baseball team ended a 6 game losing streak with a 7-0 win over the Spearfish JV’s in the first game of a doubleheader at Hyde Stadium.  Pierre completed the sweep with a 11-1 win in the...
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Rattlers Rated Third in Class A Baseball Poll

UNDATED – The Renner Monarchs were slotted the top spot in Class A while the Pierre Rattlers occupy the number 3 position in South Dakota Amateur Baseball poll of the season.  Alexandria is the top rated Class B squad in the first rankings of the season. Class B: 1. Alexandria; 2. Parkston Mudcats; 3....
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Gust Steps Down at DWU

MITCHELL, S.D. – After six years as the head coach of the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball program, Steve Gust is stepping down, DWU Athletic Director Curt Hart announced Tuesday afternoon.  Gust, who led the Tigers to the championship game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament in May, has accepted the head coaching...
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Post 8 Drops Verdict to Spearfish

PIERRE, S.D. – The struggles of the Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team continued Tuesday night as Spearfish came into Pierre and left with a 7-1 victory.  Spearfish scored 2 runs in the third inning to take the lead and then put the game away with a 3 run 8th inning to had...
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Pierre’s Rumrill to Attend SDSU and Compete for Jacks Swim Program

PIERRE, S.D. – Chris Rumrill of the Pierre Swim Team has signed a letter of intent to attend South Dakota State and partipate in the Jackrabbits Swim Program of head coach Brad Erickson.  Rumrill, who is the lone in-state recruit for the Jacks, is a Pierre native and went to T.F. Riggs High School....
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Ft. Pierre Region Rodeo Held Over the Weekend

FT. PIERRE, S.D. – The River Region High School Rodeo was held this past weekend in Ft. Pierre.  Winners included two time winner Dylan Riggens of Kadoka who in Bareback Riding and the Bull Riding.  Madison Rau of Mobridge edged out Bailey Tibbs of Ft. Pierre to win the Barrel Racing.  Cedar Jandreau of...
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Post 8 Has a Busy Day Scheduled at Hyde Stadium

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team returns to Hyde Stadium tonight looking to build some momentum for this weekend as they will host Spearfish in a single 9 inning game at 6 pm.  The Post 8 squad has struggled to score runs in the first 9 games of which...
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2 Coaches Hired by Pierre School Board

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre School Board okayed the signing of two strength coaches at their regular school board meeting Monday night in Pierre.  Jayson Poppinga and Shannon Poppinga were hired as half time Spring Strength Training Coaches.  Jayson Poppinga also serves as the head football coach and Shannon Poppinga is an assistant coach...
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Guthrie and Bartlett Finish 1-2 in SDGA Junior Golf Stop in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Karissa Guthrie and Katie Bartlett finished 1-2 in the South Dakota Golf Association Summer Junior Golf tour stop at the Moccasin Creek Country Club in Aberdeen.  Both girls, golfing in the 16-18 division continued to dominate the summer series.  Guthrie fired a 76 and Bartlett had a 78.  Bartlett finished 10...
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Nichols Resigns as BHSU Head Volleyball Coach

SPEARFISH, S.D. – Black Hills State University Athletics Director Jhett Albers announced on Monday that Sally Nichols has resigned as the head volleyball coach effective immediately.  Nichols has led the Yellow Jacket volleyball team for three seasons. In 2013-2014, the Yellow Jackets’ first full membership year in NCAA DII, the team finished 12th in...
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