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Jeff Mettler

USD’s Mettler Earns Summit League Weekly Award

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota distance runner Jeff Mettler was named The Summit League’s Outdoor Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday after placing third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays this past weekend. It is the third time he has received the honor in his career. ...
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Aaron Johnston

Johnston Candidate for Golden Gophers Women Basketball Head Coach

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minneapolis Star Tribune, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, says Minnesota has narrowed its search for a women’s basketball coach to three candidates, including South Dakota State’s Aaron Johnston. The other frontrunners are reportedly Wichita State coach Jody Adams and Notre Dame assistant Niele Ivey.  Golden Gophers athletic...
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Class A All State Girls Basketball Team Named

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The Class A All State Girls Basketball Team was named today by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association and the South Dakota Sportswriters Association. FIRST TEAM Alexys Swedlund, St. Thomas More, 5-11 Jr. G/F; 20.3 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.4 apg Keely Bertram, Elk Point-Jefferson, 5-9 Sr. F; 20.9 ppg,...
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Tuesday South Dakota Scoreboard

 College Baseball Dakota St. 13, Briar Cliff 5 Dakota St. 3, Briar Cliff 2
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Iasmin Rosa

Rosa Named Summit League Tennis Player of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. — Freshman Iasmin Rosa garnered the Summit League Player of the Week for her 4-0 performance over the weekend as the Espirito Santo, Brazil, native had a pair of 2-0 outings against St. Benedict and Creighton.  Against Creighton, Rosa won 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 3 position and teamed up with Beatriz...
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Mary Wirth

SDSU’s Wirth Named Summit League Track Athlete of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State’s Mary Wirth has been named The Summit League’s Outdoor Track and Field Female Athlete of the Week.  Wirth set the school record in the high jump (5 feet, 10 3/4 inches) last weekend in a win at the Arizona State University Invitational. She held the old school record...
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Mobridge-Pollock Senior to Play Basketball at Dakota Wesleyan

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball coach Matt Wilber brought his recruit total up to 10 for the 2014-15 season with the addition of six names released Monday afternoon.  Mitch Heumiller of Mobridge-Pollock heads up the DWU recruting class.  He is joined by   Scott Van Winkle, Austin Bicknase, Cole Casper, Kevin Petersen...
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Class B All State Girls Basketball Team Named

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The Class B All State Girls basketball team was named today.  The team is selected by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association and the South Dakota Sportwriters Association.  Five players from central South Dakota were named to the team.  Freshman Chloe Lamb of Sully Buttes is a first team selection...
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Jackrabbits to Travel to UTEP in WNIT Final Four

BROOKINGS, S.D. —The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (26-9) will travel to El Paso, Texas, Wednesday to play UTEP (27-7) in a Women’s NIT semifinal game at 8 p.m. CT.   Texas-El Paso advanced to the WNIT semifinals with a 70-63 victory over Washington Monday.  It will be the first meeting between the Jackrabbits...
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Jackrabbit Golfers Move Up 3 Spots After Round 2

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Sophomore Sydney MacDonald shot a one-under par 71 Monday to help the South Dakota State women’s golf team move into 12th place after the second round of the 21st annual John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate at the Eagle’s Landing Country Club in Stockbridge, Ga.  MacDonald fired an even-par 36 on the front nine...
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