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Annual Hockey Fundraiser Set for Thursday

  PIERRE, S.D. – The annual Zamboni Day fund-raiser for the Oahe Hockey Association is  Thursday.  Players will be going door-to-door in Pierre and Fort Pierre from 5:30-8:30 p.m., asking for donations of $10 or more in exchange for cases of Pepsi products. Money raised will keep the Zamboni ice-making machine operating, and provide...
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Pierre Spring Baseball Makes Adjustments to Schedule

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Governor Spring High School baseball team has a change in their original schedule.  Pierre was scheduled to travel to Sturgis on Saturday, May 4th.  Instead, Pierre will travel to Sturgis on Sunday, May 5th and will play a doubleheader with both games counting in the South Dakota High...
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USD Junior Steps Away From Men’s Basketball Program

  VERMILLION, S.D.—University of South Dakota junior guard Steve Tecker will forgo his senior season of basketball to rehabilitate a hip injury that has nagged him throughout much of his playing career. Tecker has appeared in 88 games and made 20 starts for the Coyotes during the last three seasons. He will continue to...
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Dakota State’s Boomsma Earns A.I.I. Weekly Honor

  MADISON, S.D. – The Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) has selected Dakota State’s Seth Boomsma as its Male Athlete of the Week honor.  Boomsma blazed to a first-place finish in the 100-meter dash and ran a leg on the second-place 4 x 100-meter relay team at the Sioux City Relays. He claimed the...
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SDSU’ Garner Gathers Summit League Weekly Honor

  ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State’s Brooke Garner has been honored today with her second consecutive Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week award. Garner has won the award for her performance at the Nebraska Quad last weekend.  At the Nebraska Quad Garner won the hammer throw (198′ 3.00″) and...
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Augustana Softball Hurler Named NSIC Pitcher of the Week

  BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Jenelle Trautmann pitched the Augustana Vikings to two victories to improve her record in the circle to 21-5 last week.  For her efforts, Trautmann earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week honors.   In game one of a neutral-site doubleheader versus Minnesota-Duluth, Trautmann gave up five runs,...
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SDSU Sweeps Summit League Baseball Honors

  ELMHURST, Ill. — South Dakota State University baseball players Stephen Bougher and Daniel Telford have been honored by The Summit League for their efforts in leading the Jackrabbits to three victories this past weekend.  Bougher was named co-Summit League Pitcher of the Week after hurling a three-hit shutout April 14 at Oakland. The right-hander scattered three...
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Ostarello Not Selected In WNBA Draft

  UNDATED – Ft. Pierre native and former Purdue basketball standout Sam Ostarello did not get drafted last night in the 3 round WNBA draft.  Ostarello, who is a former South Dakota Gatorade Player of the Year and South Dakota Miss Basketball will now wait to see if she is invited to a WNBA...
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Mitchell Basketball Coach Resigns

  MITCHELL, S.D. – Tom Young has resigned from the head Mitchell boys’ basketball coaching position, Mitchell Activities Director Geoff Gross confirmed.  Gross said he received a letter from Young at approximately 10 a.m. Monday. Young coached one season for the Kernels after longtime coach Gary Munsen retired. Mitchell finished this past season 5-17...
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Sturgis Names New Head Football Coach

  STURGIS, S.D. – Bill Godsil of Grand Junction, Colo., relishes the challenge of turning the Sturgis Scoopers around as the new head coach.  Sturgis activities director Mike Paris told the Meade School Board during a Monday-night meeting that the position of teacher/head football coach was offered to and accepted by Godsil. The school...
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