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Augustana Runner Earns NSIC Weekly Award

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana senior distance runner Kyle Blakeslee turned in Augustana’s first automatic qualifying time of the season and helped them to a Drake Relays title in record-breaking fashion. Her effort earned Blakeslee the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week.  Blakeslee finished fourth overall and as the top non-Division...
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South Dakota Volleyball Pioneer Coach Dead

MISSION, S.D. – Galen Busch, the 3rd winningest coach in South Dakota volleyball history died this past weekend in Sioux Falls at the age of 74.  Busch compiled a record of 617 wins and 305 losses in 26 years of coaching, all at  Todd County High School.  His teams reached the state tournament 16...
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Hockey Sign Up for Summer Rec Program Underway

PIERRE, S.D. – The schedule and registration information for summer hockey programs offered by the City of Pierre through the summer recreation program and by the Oahe Hockey Association (OHA) are now available. Two sessions of summer hockey programs are offered. Session 1 runs June 2nd through June 26th and Session 2 will be...
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NSIC Multi Event won by Minnesota State and UM-Duluth Athletes

ABERDEEN, S.D. –  Dillon Dahl took fourth place in the decathlon for the Northern State men’s track and field team at the NSIC multi-event Championships held Sunday and Monday in Aberdeen. Dahl finished with a career-high 5,259 points and earns five team points for the Wolves at the NSIC Outdoor Championships May 9-10 at...
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USD Player Earns Summit League Weekly Award

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota junior first baseman Matley Jones was named Summit League Player of the Week for the period ended April 27. It is the first such honor for Jones, a junior from Lincoln, Neb.  Jones batted .647 (11-for-17) during the week with six doubles, five runs scored and three RBIs.  Jones...
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Make Up Dates Scheduled for Rained Out Events

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Spring High School Baseball coach Steve Gray tells Dakota Radio Group Sports that there are some changes being made to the 2014 schedule beginning this Wednesday.  The doubleheader with Rapid City Central scheduled for Wednesday at Hyde Stadium has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday May 7th beginning at 5:30...
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Pierre High School Spring Baseball Schedule Changes

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Spring High School Baseball coach Steve Gray tells Dakota Radio Group Sports that there are some changes being made to the 2014 schedule beginning this Wednesday.  The doubleheader with Rapid City Central scheduled for Wednesday at Hyde Stadium has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday May 7th beginning at 5:30...
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Augustana Women Golfers Third Seed in Central Region Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Committee has selected the teams and individuals that will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships. The NSIC will have three teams and two individuals competing in the NCAA Central Region Tournament, which will be played May 4-6 at Tartan Park, in St....
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Northern State Righthander Earns NSIC Weekly Award

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Colton Boucher made two appearances during the week for Northern State, picking up a complete game win and a save for the Wolves. For his efforts the sophomore right hander was named the NSIC Conference Pitcher of the Week.  Boucher was magnificent in his win over Winona State as he recorded...
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Weather Forces Postponement of Two Athletic Events

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Riggs High School Athletic Director Dan Whalen says to events scheduled for tomorrow have been cancelled due to inclement weather expected to continue tomorrow in the central South Dakota area.  Tomorrow’s Boys Tennis triangular with Spearfish, Huron and Pierre scheduled at the Griffin Park Courts has been cancelled and no...
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