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Former SDSU Pitcher Called Up to Nationals

 ATLANTA – Former South Dakota State University pitcher Blake Treinen has been called up to the major leagues by the Washington Nationals. He is the second former Jackrabbit to make it to the top level of professional baseball in as many seasons, joining fellow pitcher Caleb Thielbar of the Minnesota Twins.   Treinen pitched for...
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Umpire Meeting Scheduled

 PIERRE, S.D. – A meeting for any individuals interested in umpiring Slow Pitch and/or Fast Pitch Softball will we held on Wednesday April 16th at 6:30 at the American Legion Cabin Community Room.   For more information please contact Paul Schreiner at 605-280-1216 or Mark Gageby at 605-295-0969.
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Pierre Baseball Loses Twice

 HURON, S.D. – The Pierre High School baseball team lost both ends of a doubleheader Friday night in Huron. Pierre was beaten by Brookings 6-2 and then were outscored by Huron 11-9. The two losses drops Pierre’s record to 5 and 3 on the season. Pierre is off until April 19th when they host...
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Jackrabbits Drop One Run Game to Air Force

 BROOKINGS, S.D. — Cameron White struck out 14 batters in 8 1/3 strong innings and Air Force scored an unearned run in the top of the eighth inning to defeat South Dakota State, 2-1, in non-conference baseball action Friday afternoon at Erv Huether Field. Adam Bray notched double figures in strikeouts for the second...
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Pierre Tracksters Shine at Huron Meet

 HURON, S.D. – The Pierre Governor and Lady Governor Track and Field team’s competed in the Huron Invitational meet on Friday. For the Lady Govs, Courtney Dowling won again on the track winning the 200 meter dash in a time of :12.16. Then Dowling won the 400 meters in a time of :58.56 as...
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Lady Gov Golfers Win Parkston Invitational

 MITCHELL, S.D. – The Pierre Lady Governor golf team fired a 333 to claim a 11 shot win over runner up Parkston Friday at the Parkston Invitational Girls Golf Tournament golfed at the Lakeview Country Club in Mitchell. Yankton was a distant third at 358 in the 9 team tournament. Individual champion Sydney Bormann...
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Minnesota Beats North Dakota on Last-Second Goal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Justin Holl scored a short-handed goal with 0.6 seconds left to give Minnesota a 2-1 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night in the NCAA hockey semifinals. Minnesota will face Union College in the title game Saturday night. Union beat Boston College 5-4 in the first semifinal at Wells Fargo Center....
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Straily, Fuld Lead Athletics Over Twins 6-1

 INNEAPOLIS (AP) – Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday. Straily gave up one run and struck out five. The Athletics have gone nine straight games to...
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Chamberlain Golfer Wins Big Dakota Conference Tournament

 CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. – Chamberlain’s Brigitte Byrd shot a 42 on the back nine to finish with a 90 and win the Big Dakota Conference golf tournament Thursday at the Chamberlain Golf Course. Byrd shot a 48 on the front nine, trailing Mobridge/Pollock’s Chelsy Hoffman and Emily Dale by three strokes. Hoffman went on to shoot...
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Former USD Coach Takes Concordia-St. Paul Position

 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Joey James, who had spent 11 seasons as either a player or coach with the University of South Dakota men’s basketball program, was announced Thursday as head coach at NCAA Division II Concordia-St. Paul. James spent last year as interim head coach and prior to that as an assistan coach...
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