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Jacks Beat Golden Gophers to Advance in WNIT

BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (25-9) used a 16-7 run to open the second half as the Jackrabbits defeated Minnesota (20-13), 70-62, in the third round of the Women’s NIT Thursday in front of a season-high 3,320 fans in Frost Arena. Senior guards Steph Paluch (Pierre) and Tara Heiser...
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Augustana Tennis Ranked 30th in ITA National Rankings

SKILLMAN, N.J. - After taking down two Division I opponents and a pair of regionally-ranked Division II squads, Augustana women’s tennis moves up to No. 30 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association national rankings released Wednesday night.  The Vikings hold a 15-1 record this season, including a 9-0 record against Division II competition. Four teams...
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SD Mines Rohrer Named ICAA Freshman of the Year

TIFFIN, Ohio – South Dakota School of Mines women’s basketball player Megan Rohrer was named the Independents Collegiate Athletic Association (ICAA) Freshmen of the Year for the 2013-14 season.  Rohrer averaged 9.65 points a game and shot 72 percent from the free throw line to top the rest of the nominees.  The ICAA gives...
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It’s Official. Larscheid is New AD at Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Augustana College has named Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School activities director Slade Larscheid as its new athletic director. The Spearfish native will succeed Bill Gross, who stepped down after 28 years at the helm to take an administrative position with the college’s Advancement Office.  Larscheid was one of three...
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SDSU Leads Summit League Commissioner Cup Standings

ELMHURST, Ill. – Through the winter sports season, South Dakota State has strengthened its lead in the race for the Summit League Commissioner’s Cup. Jackrabbit teams have compiled 50.5 points, while the University of South Dakota ranks second with 41.5 points. North Dakota State is third with 39.5 points. SDSU and IUPUI were tied...
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Pierre Spring High School Baseball to Open Season

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Spring High School Baseball season begins it’s second season this weekend when Pierre travels to Rapid City to face Rapid City Stevens in a doubleheader on Saturday and then takes on Rapid City Central on Sunday in a doubleheader.   Saturday’s doubleheader begins at 4:30 pm and Sunday doubleheader is...
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Pierre Track and Field Ready to Open Season

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor and Lady Governor Track and Field teams are ready to begin their season.  The Govs and Lady Govs have a new head coach in Greg Star, who was an assistant track and field coach in previous seasons.  Star replaces Misty Larson who resigned the position last season.  The...
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Pochop to Sign with Simpson College

PIERRE, S.D. – Former Pierre multi sport standout Garrett Pochop will be signing a letter of intent tomorrow afternoon to attend Simpson College in Iowa and play college soccer.  Pochop was a member of the state champion Pierre Governor football team as a wide reciever and kicker and played on the Governor basketball team...
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Larscheid to be Introduced as Augustana AD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana College has a news conference scheduled for later this morning to introduce Spearfish native Slade Larschied as it’s new Athletic Director.  Larschied, the son of Pierre native, the late Mark Larscheid, is a graduate of Northwestern University.  His aunt is former SDSU womens basketball coach and Pierre native Nancy...
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Wednesday South Dakota Scoreboard

College Baseball Augustana 9, Winona St. 1 Augustana 9, Winona St. 3 Mt. Marty 4, Dakota St. Dakota Wesleyan  17, Presentation 4 Dakota Wesleyans 4, Presentation 0 College Softball Augustana 2, Wayne St. 0 Wayne St. 2, Augustana 1 Sioux Falls 6, Southwest Minnesota St. 1 Sioux Falls 4, Southwest Minnesota St. 1 Briar...
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