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Custer’s Luitjens to Retire at End of Season

  CUSTER, S.D. – Custer’s Larry Luitjens, the state’s all-time leader in boys basketball wins with a 733-298 career record, has decided that he will step away from the bench at the end of the 2013-14 season. Luitjens’ impact on the game in South Dakota is second to none. He racked up seven state...
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Thursday Scoreboard

   Men’s College Basketball Dakota St. 83, Martin Luther 44 High School Girls Basketball Arlington 49, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 33 Bennett County 65, St. Francis Indian 57 Brookings 51, Brandon Valley 33 Castlewood 72, Deuel 22 Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 57, Mobridge-Pollock 32 Colome 52, Andes Central 24 Corsica/Stickney 67, Wolsey-Wessington 35 DeSmet 71, Dell Rapids St. Mary...
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Two Pierre Boys Among South Dakotans in NFL Punt Pass and Kick Competition

  MINNEAPOLIS – Several South Dakota particpants will be competing in the NFL Punt Pass and Kick Team Championships tomorrow evening at Mall of American Field in the Metrodome in Minnepolis. Competition in five age divisions for both boys and girls begins at 7 p.m. with the top scorer in each group crowned team...
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DWU Wrestler Named GPAC Wrestler of the Week

  SIOUX CITY – Dakota Wesleyan University’s Richard Rios was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference wrestler of the week, it was announced Tuesday. Rios, who was ranked No. 1 at 133 pounds in Monday’s NAIA North Group Individual rankings, is 12-3 on the season. He went 6-0 last week, winning both matches in...
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SDHSAA Staff Proposes Changing Football Classifications Again

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The seven-class system for high school football in South Dakota made a quick entrance, but could be on its way out just as fast. The South Dakota High School Activities Association staff has jumped on figuring out a more fitting format for the future of high school football. SDHSAA...
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Severyn Named to Second Team All State AA Volleyball Team

  SIOUX FALLS (AP) – Of the seven girls chosen for the Class AA all-state volleyball first team, five are going on to play at the Division I level. Of those seven, six are also from Sioux Falls, which sent three teams to the state tournament, including the last two standing for the title....
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Wednesday Scoreboard

   Women’s College Basketball S. Dakota St. 83, Penn St. 79 Dakota Wesleyan 81, Dordt 56 Morningside 79, Mt. Marty 51 Men’s College Basketball Dordt 92, Dakota Wesleyan 81 Morningside 102, Mt. Marty 77 College Wrestling Dakota Wesleyan 40, Jamestown 9
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Paluch Guides SDSU to Upset Win Over Penn State

  BROOKINGS, S.D. — Senior Steph Paluch, a native of Pierre, and junior Megan Waytashek each scored a team-high 18 points as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team (7-4) knocked off No. 12/12 Penn State (6-3) in front of 1,713 fans Wednesday night at Frost Arena. The win was the Jackrabbits’ third win...
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Keyes Named Riggs High Athlete of the Week

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) has named Governor sophomore wrestler Jebben Keyes as it’s Riggs High Athlete for the Week for the week ending December 7th. Jebben went 5-0 on the season opening weekend.  This feet was impressive as he was wrestling up a weight class and pinned all...
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Sioux Falls to Host 8 NCAA Division II National Tournaments and Finals

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls will host the 2017 and 2018 NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournaments. The NCAA announced Wednesday that the Pentagon will also host the 2015, 2016 and 2018 NCAA Division II women’s basketball tournaments. The new $19 million arena made its prime-time debut...
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