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Pierre Athletic Booster Club Spring Fling Set for Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Booster Club will be holding their annual Spring Fling membership and coaches appreciation event Friday evening at the Pierre Post 8 American Legion Cabin. The event will be catered by Guadalajara’s and will begin at 6 pm. This year, former Pierre Lady Governor and South Dakota State basketball...
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NSIC Pre Season Outdoor Track and Field Poll

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota State men and Minnesota Duluth women’s teams were the top choices in the 2014 NSIC Outdoor Track & Field Preseason Coaches’ Poll. On the men’s side the Mavericks garnered all 11 first place votes and 121 points. Augustana was second with 111 points and the other first place votes. ...
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South Dakota Hall of Fame Tickets on Sale

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Tickets are on sale for the 2014 South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame banquet to be held Saturday, April 12, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.  All tickets are being handled exclusively by Dakota Sports in Sioux Falls (605-332-2131 or 1-800-888-2193). Tickets are $40 through April 9 with a limited...
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Augustana Golfer is NSIC Golfer of the Week for Second Straight Week

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana sophomore golfer Marisa Toivonen placed sixth at the Otter Invite in Seaside, Calif., leading Augustana to a tie for second place in the 15-team field last week.  Her efforts landed her another Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Golfer of the Week Award. Toivonen opened the tournament with a five-over-par 77 placing...
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Hillsview Driving Range Open Today

PIERRE, S.D. – With tempratures reaching into the 60′s today, Pierre golfers can get the clubs out and swing away, on the Hillsview Driving Range.  The Driving Range at Hillsview will open for the first time this season today as was announced last night at the Pierre City Commission meeting.  The Hillsview Golf Course...
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History of the Northern League to be Displayed

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota State Historical Society has announced that they are currently processing a donation to showcase the history of baseball in South Dakota. The donation came from Aberdeen native Paul Gertsen, who has given his entire collection of Northern League (1900-1971) baseball materials to the society.  The collection features artifacts...
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Pesicka Steps Down as Yankton Girls Basketball Coach

YANKTON, S.D. – Doug Pesicka, who completed his 22nd season at the helm of the Yankton Gazelles girls basketball program last month, has announced that he will step down from the position.  Pesicka has been a part of the Yankton girls basketball program as either a head coach or assistant coach since 1975.  During...
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USD Releases 2014 Football Schedule

VERMILLION, S.D. – A season-opening trip to Eugene to take on the Oregon Ducks, a home opener against William Penn and a Dakota Days contest against UNI highlight South Dakota’s 2014 football schedule released Tuesday by head football coach Joe Glenn. The fall slate features 12 regular season games – six home and six...
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Jackrabbit Officials Proceed on New Football Stadium

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State athletic department officials are moving forward with plans for a new football stadium now that Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill authorizing the project.  Athletic director Justin Sell says a final cost estimate should be presented to the Board of Regents in June.   Sell says they’re trying...
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Jacks Finish 15th at Lone Star Inv. in Texas

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State men’s golf team shot a 306 in the final round of the par-72, 7,258-yard Lone Star Invitational at the Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas, Tuesday and finished 15th. The Jacks shot a 910 (302-302-306) for the invitational, while No. 20 New Mexico topped the...
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