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Northern State Loses in Women’s Central Region Tournament

SEARCY, Ark. – Central Missouri closed both the first half and opened the second half on 9-2 runs and the margin proved to be too much for Northern State as the Wolves’ comeback in the first round of the NCAA Central Region Tournament fell short Friday in Searcy, Ark., as NSU lost 82-69.  The...
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Hanson has 6 Points in Creighton Win

NEW YORK – Former Pierre Governor basketball standout and reigning South Dakota Mr. Basketball Zach Hanson played for the Crieghton Bluejays in Friday night’s 86-78 Big East Tournament semi final win over Xavier in New York’s Madison Square Garden.  Hanson saw 4 minutes of action in the game but contributed to the victory by...
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Jackrabbit Golfers Finish Fifth in Season Opening Tournament

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Freshman Islamiah Fuad shot a six-over par 150 to lead the South Dakota State women’s golf team to fifth place Friday at the 2014 Southern Utah University Lady Thunderbird Golf Invitational in St. George, Utah.  Fuad, who entered the final round in 22nd and finished tied for third, shot a...
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Lyman and Sully Buttes Both Lose During Day 2 of State B Girls Basketball

HURON, S.D. – Sully Buttes qwest for a State B Girls Basketball Tournament title ended Friday night in Huron as they were defeated by Warner 50-31 in a semi final game of the tournament. Warner grabbed the lead early in the game and Sully Buttes could not reover. Remi Weintjes had 9 points to...
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USF Pole Vaulter is National Champion

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.  – University of Sioux Falls track & field has the first NCAA National Champion in  history in Brigitte Gross.  A three-time NCAA All-American from Alexandria, S.D., Gross brought home the title with her winning vault of 12-11.5 (3.95m). Gross made it through the competition having only missed two attempts before hitting the...
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Friday Night South Dakota Scoreboard

Women’s College Basketball NCAA Central Regional Central Missouri 82, Northern St. 69 High School Girls Basketball State AA Tournament in Brookings Consolation Semifinal Sioux Falls Roosevelt 74, Rapid City Stevens 63 Spearfish 48, Harrisburg 45 Semifinal Mitchell 61, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 48 Sioux Falls Washington 55, Sturgis 28 State A Tournament in Spearfish Consolation...
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Capitals Win State Tournament Opener

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Pierre-Ft. Pierre Capitals boys varsity hockey team won their opening round game in the State Varsity Hockey Tournament Friday morning in Brookings.  The Capitals scored 3 first period goals and 2 in the second to record a 5-1 win over Mitchell sending Pierre-Ft. Pierre to a semi final game Saturday...
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Pierre Native Plays at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK – Pierre Governor basketball standout Zach Hanson played at Madison Square Garden Thursday night as he and his Creighton Blue Jay teammates defeated DePaul in the Big East Conference tournament.  Doug McDermott scored 35 to lead the Blue Jays to a 84-62 victory in a quarterfinal game.  Hanson, who last year helped...
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Getz Fires 78 for SDSU Golf Team

ST. GEORGE, Utah – South Dakota State’s women’s golf team opened play Thursday at the 2014 Southern Utah University Lady Thunderbird Golf Invitational in St. George, Utah with a 309 to tie for third at the Sunbrook Golf Course. The Jackrabbits are four shots off the pace of leader Oral Roberts and one stroke...
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Mitchell’s Miller Named Gatorade Girls Player of the Year

CHICAGO – Macy Miller of Mitchell has been named the Gatorade South Dakota Girls Basketball Player of the Year.  The senior guard averaged 30.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.8 steals and 3.7 assists while shooting 92 percent from the free-throw line this season. She helped Mitchell to a fourth consecutive state tournament appearance and a...
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