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NSIC Track and Field Athletes Named Weekly Award Winners

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – University of Sioux Falls junior thrower Jordan Bents and Augustana junior distance runner Paul Yak have earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference weekly awards.  Bents is the Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Award winner.  Bents was the top NCAA Division II finished and took third place overall in the men’s shot...
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Parkston’s Van Laecken to be Honored by Group

PARKSTON, S.D. – Parkston retiring head girls basketball coach and athletic director,  Rob Van Laecken  was awarded the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association State Award of Merit.  Van Laecken will be presented the award by the South Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association during the state conference for athletic administrators Wednesday at The Lodge in...
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Dingman Steps Down as Parkston Head Wrestling Coach

PARKSTON, S.D. –  Jared Digmann, who led Parkston to Class B state championships each of the past two years, has resigned as the school’s head wrestling coach.  Digmann is a physical education teacher at the school and said he plans to continue teaching. He also coaches the Parkston cross country team, which has a...
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Pierre Track Records 9 First Place Finishes in Season Opening Meet

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Pierre Governor and Lady Governor track and field teams opened the season on Saturday at the John Huth Indoor meet in Aberdeen at the Barnett Center on the Northern State Campus.  The Governors had 6 champions on the day.  Three relay teams won as the 4×200, 4×400 and 4×800 relays...
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Jacks Defeat Indiana to Move to WNIT Final Four

BROOKINGS, S.D. — With three players scoring in double figures, the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team (26-9) defeated Indiana (21-13), 76-64, in the quarterfinals of the Women’s NIT Sunday in front of a season-high 3,972 fans in Frost Arena.  Megan Waytashek led the Jackrabbits with 20 points while Pierre native Steph Paluch...
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Pierre Goes 3 and 1 to Open High School Baseball Season

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre High School baseball team went 3 and 1 to start the season in Rapid City over the weekend.  After a doubleheader sweep of Rapid City Stevens on Saturday be scores to 11-0 and 8-2, the Pierre squad split with Rapid City Central on Sunday.  The Cobblers won the first...
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Sunday South Dakota Scoreboard

Indoor Football League Sioux Falls Storm 86, Green Bay 42 NBA-D League Sioux Falls Skyforce 113, Maine 110 Women’s College Basketball WNIT Elite 8 S. Dakota St. 76, Indiana 64 Women’s College Tennis Milwaukee 4, South Dakota 3 Augustana 8, Winona State 1 Women’s College Softball Augustana 4, Northern State 3 Augustana 7, Northern...
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Thursday South Dakota Scoreboard

 Women’s College Basketball WNIT- Third Round S. Dakota St. 70, Minnesota 62 Women’s College Tennis Sioux Falls 5, Minnesota St.-Mankato  4
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Jacks Beat Golden Gophers to Advance in WNIT

BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (25-9) used a 16-7 run to open the second half as the Jackrabbits defeated Minnesota (20-13), 70-62, in the third round of the Women’s NIT Thursday in front of a season-high 3,320 fans in Frost Arena. Senior guards Steph Paluch (Pierre) and Tara Heiser...
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Augustana Tennis Ranked 30th in ITA National Rankings

SKILLMAN, N.J. – After taking down two Division I opponents and a pair of regionally-ranked Division II squads, Augustana women’s tennis moves up to No. 30 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association national rankings released Wednesday night.  The Vikings hold a 15-1 record this season, including a 9-0 record against Division II competition. Four teams...
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