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It’s Almost a Go For Minnesota Vikings Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The public authority in charge of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium is tying up loose ends before construction can get underway next month. The head of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said Friday that the project is “beginning to move at lightning speed” as the mid-November groundbreaking nears. Next week a...
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Postseason Football Pairings Listed by Class

PIERRE – Here are the first-round pairings for all classes of the high school football postseason beginning Tuesday and Thursday nights:   CLASS 11AAA – Thursday, Oct. 31 8)RC Stevens                     at            1)SF Lincoln 5)SF O’Gorman                 at            4)RC Central 7)SF Washington              at            2)SF Roosevelt 6)Aberdeen Central        at            3)Brandon Valley   CLASS 11AA –...
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High School Football Playoff Pairings Set

PIERRE –  (DRG News) The official first-round pairings of the high school football playoffs have been issued by the South Dakota High School Activities Association following Thursday night’s final regular season games.  The Pierre Governors finished the regular season with a 7-1 record and are the top overall seed in Class 11AA and will...
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ACLU Asks Vikings Stadium Not to Use Redskins Name

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A request that Minnesota stadium officials avoid using the Redskins name and logo when Washington plays the Vikings next month is spurring conversation but may not produce action. The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota made the request Thursday of operators of the Metrodome and media outlets. Executive Director...
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Boykin Making Big Impact for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Jarrett Boykin wasn’t sure what the big deal was. The Green Bay Packers’ second-year wide receiver had caught eight passes for 103 yards and a touchdown to help his injury-depleted team to a home victory over Cleveland last Sunday. But it never occurred to him that such a performance...
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Vikings’ Peterson Aims for Revival vs. Packers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Adrian Peterson has been off track and the Minnesota Vikings need him to get going. They also must give him the ball more for that to happen. Peterson has gained only 90 yards on 23 carries combined over the last two games, both lopsided losses for the Vikings. This...
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Goalies Go Down, and Wild Beat Hurricanes 3-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Nino Niederreiter and Zach Parise scored for Minnesota with the first two shots of the season against Carolina fill-in goalie Justin Peters, and the Wild beat the Hurricanes 3-1 on Thursday night despite losing their own starting goalie to injury. Cam Ward was hurt just 4:07 into the game,...
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Pistons Beat Wolves on Smith’s 3-Pointer

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) – Josh Smith made a 3-pointer as time expired and finished with 20 points to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 99-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night in both teams’ exhibition finale. J.J. Barea’s layup with 3.6 seconds left gave the Timberwolves a 98-96 lead but Smith,...
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Buffaloes Fall to Wall Thursday

WALL – The Stanley County Buffaloes found out the hard way what it’s like to play an undefeated team as they were beaten at Wall Thursday night, 49-8.  The Eagles finished a perfect regular season as Lane Blasius ran for one score and threw for four more, all to Trevor Anderson.  Blasius finished with...
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Thursday Night Scoreboard

High School Football Aberdeen Roncalli 55, Milbank Area 0 Alcester-Hudson 53, Centerville 6 Avon 42, Andes Central 8 Belle Fourche 49, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 0 Bennett County 54, Little Wound 0 Beresford 42, Elk Point-Jefferson 0 Brandon Valley 20, Harrisburg 3 Canistota 22, Garretson 16 Canton 48, Flandreau 0 Castlewood 28, Estelline 12 Chester 38,...
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