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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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Augustana’s Fink Named NSIC Baseball Player of the Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sophmore first baseman Alex Fink of Augustana was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Baseball Player of the Week for his play last weekend in a 4 game series against Northern State as well as games against Northwestern (Iowa).   Fink swung a hot bat this past week for the Vikings,...
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Huron’s Justin Decker Named Gatorade Basketball Player of the Year

CHICAGO – The Gatorade Company in conjunction with USA Today has named Justin Decker of Huron High School as the Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year.  The 6’7 210 lb. Decker, who will be playing his college basketball at the University of South Dakota next year, Led the Tigers to a...
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SDSU’s Hodges Named Summit League Pitcher of Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – For the second time this season, South Dakota State University right-hander Chad Hodges has been named Summit League Pitcher of the Week. Hodges was the winning pitcher in the Jackrabbits’ 2-1 victory over Chicago State (Ill.) in the second game of a doubleheader on March 21. The lone run he allowed...
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Smith Officially Named USD Head Mens Basketball Coach

VERMILLION, S.D. – Craig Smith, who helped lead Nebraska to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 16 seasons, was introduced as the next head men’s basketball coach at the University of South Dakota.  Smith becomes the 17th head coach in the 106-year history of Coyote men’s basketball following Dave Boots, who spent 25 seasons...
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Lowery Honored at Dan Lennon Meet

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota track and field honored former Vermillion High School coach and athletic director Bob Lowery with the Dan Lennon Award during the Dan Lennon Invitational held at the DakotaDome on Monday. He is the 25th recipient of the award.  Lowery coached cross country and track and field at VHS for...
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