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Governors State Tournament Bound

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor boys basketball team played most of the game behind, but made enough plays in the 4th quarter to rally and down Rapid City Central 52-49 Tuesday night at Riggs High Gym.  With the win, the defending State Class AA champions return to the State Class AA Boys Basketball...
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Colts Re-Sign Kicker Adam Vinatieri

  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indianapolis Colts re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri on Tuesday, hours before he was to become an unrestricted free agent.  Terms of the deal were not immediately available.   Vinatieri is widely considered the best clutch kicker in league history. He made two Super Bowl-winning kicks with New England and owns four Super...
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Augustana Name Finalist for Athletic Directors Position

 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Augustana College has named three finalists for its athletic director position. The remaining candidates will participate in on-campus interviews starting next week. They are University of Arkansas-Fort Smith athletic director Dustin Smith, University of South Dakota associate athletic director Jon Schemmel and Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School activities director Slade...
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Bill to Open High School Group Moves to House

PIERRE (AP) – The South Dakota House Judiciary Committee has passed a measure to require transparency from the association that oversees high school sports and other activities.  The panel voted 12-1 Monday to support the bill.  It would hold the South Dakota High School Activities Association to the state’s open government laws. The association...
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Pierre School Board Looks at 7th Grade Football

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre School Board is considering allowing 7th graders to take part in varsity level sports along with Pierre Riggs High School athletes as well as other Pierre 8th graders at Georgia Morse Middle School.  Last night at the Pierre School Board meeting, football was talked about and whether to allow...
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USD Coach Earns Asst. Coach of Year Honors

VERMILLION, S.D. –  South Dakota’s Derek Miles was named Midwest Region Women’s Assistant Coach of the Year Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).  Miles, who is in his ninth season at USD, leads a duo of pole vaulters to the NCAA Indoor Championship Meet to be held...
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Two Jackrabbits Earn Summit Baseball Player Honors

ELMHURST, Ill. –- South Dakota State University baseball players Scott Splett and Adam Bray have been honored with weekly awards by The Summit League for their recent performances at the Snowbird Invitational.  In four games last week, Splett hit .625 (10-of-16) with three runs batted in.  His other totals for the week included a...
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Cheyenne Eagle Butte Qualifies for State A Boys Basketball

PIERRE, S.D. – Cheyenne Eagle Butte became the first team to qualify for next week’s boys State Class A basketball tournament in Sioux Falls.  The Braves downed Chamberlain 70-63 in the Region 6A championship game last night in Pierre.  Chamberlain led at halftime 41-37 and had a 2 point lead going into the final...
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Jacks Fall in Men’s Summit League Semi Finals

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota State battled on Monday in The Summit League Championship semifinals, but the Jackrabbits run for a third straight tournament title came to an end with a 64-60 loss to No. 2 seed Fort Wayne.  The Jackrabbits, who fall to 19-12 on the season, committed 18 turnovers in the...
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Monday Night Scoreboard

 Men’s College Basketball Summit League Tournament- Semifinals Fort Wayne 64, S. Dakota St. 60 Women’s College Basketball Summit League Tournament- Semifinals South Dakota 72, S. Dakota St. 58 High School Boys Basketball Region 6A Regional Final Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 70, Chamberlain 63
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