Capitals Win Opening Game of Tournament in North Dakota

HAZEN, N.D. – The Pierre-Ft. Pierre Capitals boys varsity hockey team scored 6 unanswered goals in the third period to pull away and record a 9-2 win over Minot, N.D. in the first game of the holiday tournament hosted by Beulah-Hazen, North Dakota.  The Capitals led 3-2 after two periods as Jacob Fuerst, Landon...
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 Central Hockey League Missouri Mavericks 4, Rapid City Rush 2 High School Hockey Pierre-Ft. Pierre Capitals 9, Minot, N.D. 2
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USD Pole Vaulter Earns Sportwriters Female Athlete of Year Award

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP)  - South Dakota senior pole vaulter Bethany (Buell) Firsick has been named College Women’s Athlete of the Year by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association for the second time in the last three years. The announcement was made Thursday.  The honor caps a seemingly perfect 2013 for the fifth-year student-athlete from St....
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9 Stanley County Wrestlers Rated Individually

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Parkston is the top rated Class B wrestling team in the latest Class B wrestling ratings from the South Dakota Wrestling Coaches Association.  Canton is rated second and the Philip Scotties are rated 3rd.  Beresford and Bon Homme/Scotland are 4th and 5th.  Winner is rated 7th.  Lane Blasius of Philip...
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Governor Wrestlers Rated Number 3 in Latest Poll

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Pierre Governor wrestling team remains rated 3rd in the Class A ratings of the South Dakota Wrestling Coaches Association rankings out today.  Sioux Falls Roosevelt continues to top the Class A poll with Rapid City Central second.  Aberdeen Central is 4th and Sturgis 5th behind Pierre in the Class...
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Augsutana 11th in Learfied Cup Standings

CLEVELAND – At the conclusion of the fall season, Augustana ranks 18th overall in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics announced Wednesday.  Augustana has 160 points. The Viking men’s cross country team earned 85 points placing third overall at the national cross country meet. Augustana women’s...
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Ostarello Named Female Independent Athlete of the Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sam Ostarello’s transition from a small gymnasium in Fort Pierre to the Division 1 stage ended with a flurry in 2013.  The former Stanley County Lady Buff completed her career with the Purdue Boilermakers in successful fashion during the 2013 season, earning herself South Dakota Female Independent Athlete of...
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Governor Basketball Named Prep Team of the Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Their road to the championship wasn’t always a smooth one, but it’d be hard to script a better ending than the one the Pierre Governors’ basketball team had in 2013.  After finishing third at the state tournament in 2012, the Governors were armed with a talented roster that was...
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Severyn Named Prep Athlete of the Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Lane Severyn simply wasn’t going to be denied in 2013, and he has the accolades and championship hardware to prove it.  Severyn’s senior season with the Pierre Governors proved to be a historic one in 2013, when he assaulted the record books and helped the Governors do something that...
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Poppinga Named Male Prep Coach of the Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Pierre Governors were never a team known for triumph on the grid iron, but Jayson Poppinga quickly changed that.  Poppinga became the Governors head coach in 2013 and he quickly turned the program into champions. Before Poppinga arrived the Governors hadn’t won a state championship in football, and...
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