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USD’s Firsick Earns Summit League Honor

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota pole vaulter Bethany Firsick was named the Summit League Women’s  Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday in a league release. It’s the first time she has earned the honor this season and the fourth time she has received the honor in her career.  Firsick won...
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Turman and Mullen Earn Riggs High Athlete of the Week Awards

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) has named their Riggs High School Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 1st.  PACA named William Turman of the Governor wrestling team and Jory Mullen of the Lady Gov basketball team as the award winners.  Turman placed 5th at the Brookings Invitational...
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Lady Govs Downed by Sturgis

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Lady Governors trailed 28-14 at halftime and their comeback bid in the second half fell short as they were downed by Sturgis 47-41 in girls basketball play Tuesday night in Pierre.  The Lady Governors cut the lead to 5 at 39-33 after 3 quarters but did not have enough...
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Tuesday Scoreboard

 NBA D-League Sioux Falls Skyforce 105, Canton 96 High School Boys Basketball Aberdeen Christian 65, Waubay 38 Baltic 69, Howard 35 Chamberlain 90, Crow Creek 42 Dakota Valley 50, Vermillion 45 Dupree 62, Wakpala 48 Ethan 61, Marion 35 Gregory 64, Santee, Neb. 52 Hamlin 69, Deubrook 55 Hitchcock-Tulare 58, Highmore-Harrold 30 Huron 82,...
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Governors Roll to 7th Straight Victory

STURGIS, S.D. – The Pierre Governor basketball team won their 7th straight as they rolled past Sturgis 76-57 Tuesday night in Sturgis.  The Governors closed the first quarter on a 19-4 run and never led by less than 15 in recording their 14th victory of the season against 2 losses.  Austin Christopherson led three...
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Pierre to Host 13-14 State Teener Minor Baseball Tournament

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre will be the host of the South Dakota VFW Minors State baseball tournament this August 1st through the 3rd.  Pierre officials got the official notification from the State VFW Athletic Commission late Monday night.  The tournament typically draws 16 teams from around the state and will be played at...
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Pierre School Board Discusses Soccer Sanctioning

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre soccer boosters will be working out details to get the Pierre Governor and Lady Governor high school soccer program sanctioned.  Soccer boosters were at the Pierre School Board Meeting last night to discuss the current status of the sanctioning process.  The School Board originally voted in 2010 to sanction the...
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Two Pierre Coaches To Retire

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre School Board accepted the resignation of two coaches in the Riggs High School and Georgia Morse Middle School system at their regular monthly meeting last night.  Pierre Governor and Lady Governor head Cross Country coach Keith Christensen is stepping down from the position he has held since 2010.  Prior...
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State Sportswriters High School Basketball Rankings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(AP)  – The Weekly South Dakota High School Boys and Girls Basketball polls from the South Dakota Sportswriters Association. South Dakota boys basketball poll Class AA                                             Record    Pts    Prv 1.  Huron  (9)                                14-1      45     1 2.  Sioux  Falls  Roosevelt        12-3      33     2 3.  Pierre                                      13-2      27     3 4.  Rapid ...
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Pierre Swimmers Host Capital City Qualifier

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Swim Team hosted the Capital City Qualifier last weekend and 6 more Pierre Swimmers qualified for the upcoming State meet and 82 new event qualifications.  Canyon Jones won every race he swam which was 5 in the boys 9-10 age division.  He was the only Pierre Swimmer to finish...
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