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USD Wins in WNIT Opener

  VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota scored the game’s first 10 points and that was the difference in a 68-58 win against Creighton in the first round of the WNIT Thursday inside the DakotaDome.  Nicole Seekamp scored a team-high 21 points and Raeshel Contreras scored 11 of her 14 points in the first half as the...
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LNI Tournament to Remain in Rapid City

  RAPID CITY (AP) – Organizers of the annual Lakota Nation Invitational basketball tournament will keep it in Rapid City this year. The tournament’s board of directors had been entertaining offers from other potential host sites because of racial tensions in Rapid City.  Board President Chuck Wilson has issued a statement saying the board...
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Hitchcock-Tulare Stuns Top-Seeded Faith at SD Boys State B

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Landon Gatzke had 21 points and six rebounds to lead Hitchcock-Tulare to a 54-40 upset of top-seeded Faith Thursday in the opening round of the South Dakota Class B boys basketball tournament. Gatzke made three of six 3-pointers and went 8-for-10 from the line for the Patriots (17-7), who came...
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White River Beats Parker 61-57 at State B

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Justin Folkers scored 24 points and Justin Prue added 22 as White River downed Parker 61-57 at the South Dakota Class B boys basketball tournament. Folkers made eight of 15 shots from the field Thursday and eight of 10 free throws for the Tigers (22-2). Prue was 6-for-13 from the...
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