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Former USD Coach Takes Concordia-St. Paul Position

 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Joey James, who had spent 11 seasons as either a player or coach with the University of South Dakota men’s basketball program, was announced Thursday as head coach at NCAA Division II Concordia-St. Paul. James spent last year as interim head coach and prior to that as an assistan coach...
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State Basketball Coaches Name Players of the Year

 BROOKINGS, S.D. – Six South Dakota high school boys and girls basketball standouts have been selected as the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association’s 2013-14 Players of the Year. Boys honorees include Steven Schaefer of Rapid City Stevens (Class AA), Trae VandeBerg of Madison (Class A) and Nathan Wedel of James Valley Christian (Class B)....
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Thursday Night Scoreboard

 NBA D-League Playoffs First Round Best of Five Canton Charge 99, Sioux Falls Skyforce 86 (Canton leads series 1-0) College Baseball Northern St. 8, Upper Iowa 5 Northern St. 5, Upper Iowa 4 College Softball Dakota Wesleyan 5, Presentation 3 Dakota Wesleyan 10, Presentation 2 High School Boys Tennis Sioux Falls O’Gorman 8, Sioux...
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Kaiser Named Second Team All State

 PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Governor sophomore basketball player Brevin Kaiser earned a second team Class AA All State basketball selection today. The team was selected by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association and the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association. Kaiser, a second year varsity player for the Governors, came off the bench and led the...
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Peterson Working Way Back from Groin Surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Adrian Peterson is still working his way back from offseason groin surgery. He says he is eager to rejoin his Minnesota Vikings teammates for the team’s offseason program once his body is ready. Peterson spoke on a conference call on Wednesday. Peterson played in 14 games last season and rushed for...
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Vikings Announce Preseason Lineup

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings won’t have to wait long to break in TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings open the preseason at home against Oakland this season. Of course, home now means the University of Minnesota’s outdoor stadium after the Metrodome was dismantled over the winter. The Vikings will play the next two...
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Norris, Athletics Top Twins 7-4 in 11th Inning

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from another blown save by new closer Jim Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday. Jared Burton gave up the one-out drive by Norris, who went deep on Tuesday night, too. Dan Otero...
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Augustin, Noah Lead Bulls Over Wolves, 102-87

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – D.J. Augustin scored 21 points and Joakim Noah posted his league-leading fourth triple-double of the season, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 102-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Noah had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to move into a tie with Indiana’s Lance Stephenson for the...
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UND Men’s Hockey Skating for National Title Shot

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team is taking to the ice, just one win away from another appearance in the national championship game. UND plays Minnesota on Thursday night in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The winner moves on to...
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SDSU’s Carpenter Earns Summit League Weekly Award

BROOKINGS, S.D.—Senior Hudson Carpenter (Stillwater, Minn.) was named The Summit League Male Golfer of the Week for the second time this year Wednesday, after winning the 19th annual ASU Red Wolf Intercollegiate in Jonesboro, Ark., and helping the South Dakota State men’s golf team finish fifth Tuesday.  Carpenter, who won the Jackrabbit Fall Invitational...
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