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Governor Basketball Team Earns PACA Honor

PIERRE, S.D. - The 2012-2013 Pierre Governor boys basketball team has been named the Riggs High School Athletes of the Week from the Pierre Athletic Coaches Association.  The Governors began the season with one goal, and on March 16 that goal became reality.  The 2013 South Dakota AA Boys Basketball Champions inspired each other, sacrificed...
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Somsen Named Summit League Pitcher of the Week

  ELMHURST, Ill. — South Dakota State right-hander Layne Somsen was named Summit League Pitcher of the Week after pitching 8 2/3 scoreless innings in a win over Atlantic-10 Conference favorite Saint Louis (Mo.).  A senior from Yankton, Somsen struck out six batters and scattered seven hits and walk in earning his first victory...
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Parent Athlete Meetings This Evening in Pierre

  PIERRE, S.D. – There will be a meeting for parents and players of next year’s Pierre Governor football team this evening.  The Spring Football meeting will be held at 5:30 pm in the Riggs High School Library.  New head football coach Jayson Poppinga and members of his staff will be on hand to...
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USD Womens Basketball to Play in WBI Tournament

  VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Coyotes women’s basketball team accepted an offer Monday night to play in the 16-team Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI) and will travel to Utah State on Thursday night.  It will be the second meeting of the season between the two squads.  Three months ago USD (17-15)...
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Pierre Native Nominated for GPAC Award

  MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University wrestler Tyler Sarringar has been nominated for the Great Plains Athletic Conference’s A.O. Duer Award.  The junior from Pierre was nominated by faculty athletic representatives from the conference, and each conference in the NAIA chooses one male and one female junior student athlete for the award. The...
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Monday South Dakota Scoreboard

Women’s College Basketball NCAA Division II Central Region Championship Augustana 75, Emporia St. 74
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Augie Women Earn Central Region Championship

  TOPEKA, Kan. – Alex Feeney’s two free throws with 0.7 seconds left gave Augustana a 75-74 win over Emporia State in the NCAA Central Region championship. Feeney was named Most Outstanding Player as she scored 24 points in the championship game and pushed the Vikings’ record to 27-6, breaking the school record for...
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SDSU to Play South Carolina in First Round of Womens NCAA Tournament

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team will face South Carolina in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon in Boulder, Colo.  Game time is set for 2:10 p.m. Mountain Time (3:10 p.m. Central) at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado campus.The game is...
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Augustana Player Earns NSIC Tennis Player of the Week Honor

  BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Katie Jesperson posted a 7-1 overall record which included a 4-0 singles record playing at the top flight for the Augustana Vikings.  She earned Tennis Player of the Week Honors from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.  Jesperson won twice in three sets and coasted to a pair of straight set...
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Governors Honored at Welcome Home Ceremony Sunday Evening

  PIERRE, S.D. – About 850 Pierre Governor basketball fans turned out last night for a welcome home celbration for the State Champion Pierre Governor basketball team .  The Governors captured their first state basketball championship in 31 years Saturday night in the Class AA State title game against Brandon Valley.  The celebration honored...
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