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Somsen Drafted by Cincinatti

   BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State University pitcher Layne Somsen was selected in the 22nd round of the Major League Baseball Draft Saturday afternoon by the Cincinnati Reds. A right-hander from Yankton, Somsen was the 675th player overall selected in the three-day draft. Somsen was the second player taken from South Dakota and...
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Miller Speedway Finally Gets Season Started Friday Night

MILLER, S.D. – After two wet weekends the races finally got underway at the Miller Speedway. There were 35 cars on hand despite the chilly evening, and there were several new local drivers. The Clark Pump N Pak UCAR feature led off the night. Tre Blasdell led all the way for Blasdell’s fourth feature...
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Saturday Scoreboard

  American Association Baseball Sioux Falls Canaries 8, Gary Southshore Rail Cats 6 American Legion Baseball Koester Border Battle Tournament in Pierre Pierre 6, Mandan, N.D. 4 Grand Forks, N.D. 5, Rapid City Post 320 4 Pierre 8, Grand Forks, N.D. 1 United Football League Sioux Falls Storm 59, Texas 16  
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Peearson Resigns as SF Lincoln Girls Basketball Coach

   SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Three months after guiding Sioux Falls Lincoln to its first-ever girls’ basketball championship, head coach Lyle Pearson announced his resignation from the coaching position earlier this week. Lincoln went 17-8 last season and defeated Mitchell 51-36 in the title game. Pearson, a Britton native, coached the Lincoln boys’ team...
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USD Basketball to Play in Rapid City

   RAPID CITY, S.D. – The University of South Dakota women’s and men’s basketball teams will host a doubleheader against South Dakota School of Mines and the University of Wyoming, respectively, on Dec. 7 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City. USD Director of Athletics David Herbster made the announcement from the...
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Friday South Dakota Scoreboard

American Association Baseball Sioux Falls Canaries 8, Gary Southshore Rail Cats 3 American Legion Baseball Milt Simmons Tournament in Sioux Falls Sioux Falls East 9, Yankton 0 Sioux Falls West 4, Brandon Valley 3 Omaha Black 12, Yankton 2 Brandon Valley 7, Omaha Gold 2 Omaha Black 9, Bellevue 0 Omaha Gold 11, Hartford 1...
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USD Pole Vaulter Wins National Championship

EUGENE, Ore. – First full year of Division I, first national champion.  With a torn ligament in her left shoulder, South Dakota pole vaulter Bethany Buell cleared 14 feet, 7¼  inches on her third and final attempt to become South Dakota’s first Division I national champion on Friday night at the NCAA Outdoor Track...
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The First Koester Border Battle Hosted by Post 8 Baseball This Weekend

  PIERRE, S.D. – 9 games over two days highlight the Koester Border Battle American Legion Baseball tournament being hosted by Pierre Post 8 tomorrow and Sunday at Hyde Stadium.  Huron and Rapid City Post 320 will join Pierre along with Grand Forks, Bismarck and Mandan, North Dakota.  Post 8 will open up play...
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Stanley County Football Meeting Set for Monday

  FT. PIERRE, S.D. – There will be a meeting for all boys who will be in grades 9 through 12 next year at Stanley County High School that are interested in playing football for the Buffalos next season.  The meeting will be at 7 pm Monday evening at Parkview Gym.  Newly named head...
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6 Pierre and 3 Stanley County Track Athletes Earn Academic All State Honors

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – Six members of the Pierre Governor and Lady Governor Track and Field team this past season earned Academic All State honors from the State High School Coaches Association.  The six are Weston Christensen, Caleb McKinley, Austin Wagner, Libby Gortmaker, Rhiannon Sears and Tory Snyder.  For the honor an athlete must...
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