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Pochop to Sign with Simpson College

PIERRE, S.D. – Former Pierre multi sport standout Garrett Pochop will be signing a letter of intent tomorrow afternoon to attend Simpson College in Iowa and play college soccer.  Pochop was a member of the state champion Pierre Governor football team as a wide reciever and kicker and played on the Governor basketball team...
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Larscheid to be Introduced as Augustana AD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana College has a news conference scheduled for later this morning to introduce Spearfish native Slade Larschied as it’s new Athletic Director.  Larschied, the son of Pierre native, the late Mark Larscheid, is a graduate of Northwestern University.  His aunt is former SDSU womens basketball coach and Pierre native Nancy...
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Wednesday South Dakota Scoreboard

College Baseball Augustana 9, Winona St. 1 Augustana 9, Winona St. 3 Mt. Marty 4, Dakota St. Dakota Wesleyan  17, Presentation 4 Dakota Wesleyans 4, Presentation 0 College Softball Augustana 2, Wayne St. 0 Wayne St. 2, Augustana 1 Sioux Falls 6, Southwest Minnesota St. 1 Sioux Falls 4, Southwest Minnesota St. 1 Briar...
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Pierre Athletic Booster Club Spring Fling Set for Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Booster Club will be holding their annual Spring Fling membership and coaches appreciation event Friday evening at the Pierre Post 8 American Legion Cabin. The event will be catered by Guadalajara’s and will begin at 6 pm. This year, former Pierre Lady Governor and South Dakota State basketball...
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NSIC Pre Season Outdoor Track and Field Poll

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota State men and Minnesota Duluth women’s teams were the top choices in the 2014 NSIC Outdoor Track & Field Preseason Coaches’ Poll. On the men’s side the Mavericks garnered all 11 first place votes and 121 points. Augustana was second with 111 points and the other first place votes. ...
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South Dakota Hall of Fame Tickets on Sale

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Tickets are on sale for the 2014 South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame banquet to be held Saturday, April 12, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.  All tickets are being handled exclusively by Dakota Sports in Sioux Falls (605-332-2131 or 1-800-888-2193). Tickets are $40 through April 9 with a limited...
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Augustana Golfer is NSIC Golfer of the Week for Second Straight Week

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana sophomore golfer Marisa Toivonen placed sixth at the Otter Invite in Seaside, Calif., leading Augustana to a tie for second place in the 15-team field last week.  Her efforts landed her another Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Golfer of the Week Award. Toivonen opened the tournament with a five-over-par 77 placing...
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Hillsview Driving Range Open Today

PIERRE, S.D. – With tempratures reaching into the 60’s today, Pierre golfers can get the clubs out and swing away, on the Hillsview Driving Range.  The Driving Range at Hillsview will open for the first time this season today as was announced last night at the Pierre City Commission meeting.  The Hillsview Golf Course...
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History of the Northern League to be Displayed

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota State Historical Society has announced that they are currently processing a donation to showcase the history of baseball in South Dakota. The donation came from Aberdeen native Paul Gertsen, who has given his entire collection of Northern League (1900-1971) baseball materials to the society.  The collection features artifacts...
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Pesicka Steps Down as Yankton Girls Basketball Coach

YANKTON, S.D. – Doug Pesicka, who completed his 22nd season at the helm of the Yankton Gazelles girls basketball program last month, has announced that he will step down from the position.  Pesicka has been a part of the Yankton girls basketball program as either a head coach or assistant coach since 1975.  During...
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