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SDHSAA Keeps Ticket Price Increase for State Events

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) –  The $1 increases in ticket prices passed last year will remain for the playoff rounds of high school football in South Dakota this fall. But this time, the revenue will be designated to directly help the high schools. The South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors made the...
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Scoreboard

American Association Baseball Sioux Falls Canaries 7, St. Paul Saints 6 American Legion Baseball Brandon Valley 17, Sioux Falls East 1 Mitchell 11, Renner Post 307 2 Rapid City Post 320 8, Sioux Falls West 6 Amateur Baseball Parkston Mudcats 20, Mount Vernon 8
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SDHSAA Board Will Change State Event Site Criteria

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) –  Following complaints in recent months about the criteria and the methods for choosing locations for state competitions, the South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors took a step in response Wednesday. They named athletic directors from five school districts to a new site-selection committee. In addition, three of...
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USD to Begin Construction of New Athletic Facility

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – The University of South Dakota is preparing to start work on a $66 million project that includes a new arena. The school has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for Tuesday afternoon, south of the DakotaDome. The heart of the project is a 6,000-seat arena for basketball and volleyball. It will be...
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Governor Basketball Team to Begin Team Camps

PIERRE, S.D. – Members of the Pierre Governor basketball team begin several weekends of basketball team camps this weekend.  And according to Pierre Governor head boys basketball coach Terry Becker, the first weekend will be a busy weekend. The Creighton Camp is a camp that the Governors have gone to in the past and...
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Pierre U16 Fastpitch Softball goes 1-4 in Sioux Falls Tournament

PIERRE, S.D. – A lack of offense plagued the Pierre 16U girls fastpitch team in Sioux Falls over the weekend. Pierre suffered three pool play losses on the first day and then went 1-1 in the single elimination tournament format.  Pool play opened with an 8-6 loss to the Sioux Falls Cyclones as Pierre’s...
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Oahe Speedway Holds Second Weekend of Racing

PIERRE, S.D. – Oahe Speedway held their second weekend of racing for the season last Saturday and Sunday.  There were some familiar names in the winners circle as well on Saturday.  Austin Mohr of Mitchell was the winner of the Box Shootout while Todd Caspar of Lake Preston won the No Box Shootout.  Jay...
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Bartlett Wins SDGA Golf Tournament in Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. – Pierre’s Katie Bartlett won a playoff from Cassidy Entwistle of Huron to win the girls 16-18 division SDGA Junior Golf tournament Tuesday at the Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell.   Bartlett and Entwistle both finished with an 85 to tie for the top spot before Bartlett won in a playoff.  It was...
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Post 8 Legion JV’s Sweep Doubleheader

PIERRE, S.D. – Quinn Reimers struck out 14 and allowed just 4 hits as the Pierre Junior Legion baseball team ended a 6 game losing streak with a 7-0 win over the Spearfish JV’s in the first game of a doubleheader at Hyde Stadium.  Pierre completed the sweep with a 11-1 win in the...
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Rattlers Rated Third in Class A Baseball Poll

UNDATED – The Renner Monarchs were slotted the top spot in Class A while the Pierre Rattlers occupy the number 3 position in South Dakota Amateur Baseball poll of the season.  Alexandria is the top rated Class B squad in the first rankings of the season. Class B: 1. Alexandria; 2. Parkston Mudcats; 3....
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