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Sanford Pentagon to Host Wichita State and Memphis Next November

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two NCAA men’s basketball teams that finished the regular season nationally ranked and are heading to the NCAA tournament will visit the Sanford Pentagon for a regular-season contest early in the 2014-15 season. Wichita State University and the University of Memphis will play on Heritage Court Nov. 18. The game...
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Pochop Earns Riggs High Athlete of the Week Award

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Governor senior basketball player Garrett Pochop has been named the Riggs High School Athlete of the Week by the Pierre Athletic Coaches Association.  Garrett scored 11 points with 3 assists and 3 rebounds in more than 28 minutes of play in the region game last week against Rapid City Central. ...
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Augustana Golfer Named NSIC Golfer of the Week

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana sophomore golfer Marisa Toivonen has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Female Golfer of the Week.  Toivonen led Augustana in its spring season-opening tournament with a fifth-place finish at the Augustana Spring Fling in Palm Desert, Calif. Toivonen fired a seven-over-par 151 (73-78) to finish third overall. The third-place...
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Governors Head to Rapid City Today For State AA Basketball

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor basketball team travels to Rapid City today to prepare for the State Class AA boys basketball tournament that begins tomorrow.  The squad put in their final practice at Riggs High Gym for the season on Tuesday.  The team will be leaving and have a sendoff to the State...
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USD Tennis Player Earns Summit League Weekly Honor

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota’s Yuliya Sidenko was named the Summit League’s Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week after posting a 6-0 singles record and a 3-0 doubles record last week while Coyote tennis played six matches in Florida. It’s the first time Sidenko has earned the honor.  Sidenko improved to 9-4 in singles...
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SDSU Golfers Wrap Up Own Invitational Tournament

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State men’s and women’s golf teams finished tied for 12th and 13th, respectively, at the par-72 Jackrabbit Invitational at the Primm Valley Golf Club Tuesday.   The Jackrabbit men’s team shot a 912 after a third-round 313. The women’s team shot a 333 in the third round for a...
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Wichita State and Memphis Believed to be Playing in Sioux Falls Next Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Officials from the Sanford Pentagon have secured a game between two NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams to be played at the beginning of the 2014-15 season on Heritage Court.  The two teams are believed to be Missouri Valley Conference memeber Wichita State, who currently is the only unbeaten in...
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USD Men’s Basketball Coaching Search

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Mitchell native Ryan Miller is involved in the University of South Dakota men’s basketball head coaching vacancy, a source told ESPN.  The information was originally reported by Jeff Goodman of ESPN on twitter. Goodman also tweeted that Tom Billeter was involved in the opening.  Miller just finished his season as...
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Tuesday South Dakota Scoreboard

 College Softball Sioux Falls 11, Minnesota-Crookston 3
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Augustana’s Jesperson Named NSIC Tennis Player of the Week

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Katie Jesperson led the Vikings on their trip to Puerto Rico with a 7-1 combined record in singles and doubles helping Augustana to a 4-1 record on their trip.  Here efforts landed Jesperson the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week Award.  Jesperson lost her first singles match of the...
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