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Brian Ortmeier is New Dakota State Womens Basketball Assistant Coach

  MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State University Athletic Director and Lady T’s basketball head coach Jeff Dittman has announced the hiring of Brian Ortmeier as the new DSU Lady T’s assistant basketball coach.  Ortmeier comes to Dakota State after serving three seasons as McPherson women’s basketball assistant coach, head junior varsity coach and resident...
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SDSU’s Zenner on Peyton Watch List

  PHILADELPHIA — South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner is one of 20 players named to the initial 2013 Walter Payton Award Watch List for the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision.  A junior from Eagan, Minn., Zenner is one of 11 finalists from the 2012 season to appear on the official...
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Post 8 Junior Legion Goes 3 and 2 in Brookings Wood Bat Tournament

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Junior Legion baseball team went 3 and 2 and finished the Brookings Wood Bat tournament on a 3 game winning streak and a 5th place finish over the weekend.  The Post 8 Junior Legion started the tournament on Friday losing a pair of games.  The dropped a 13-8...
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Rapid City Native Wins PGA Canadien Tour Event

  SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – In a birdie-filled Dakota Dunes Open presented by SaskTel, Rapid City native Wil Collins prevailed for his first PGA Tour Canada victory after going on a big run in Sunday’s fourth round.  Collins shot 6-under-par 66 to win the event by a shot with a 21-under 267 total.  He began...
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Storms Force Postponment of Finals of Oahe Speedway Races Sunday

  PIERRE, S.D. – Oahe Speedway Races Sunday got underway but as thunderstorms approaced the Speedway, the racing was called off.  Included were the finals of the Midwest Wild Bunch and the 4th Coca Cola Points Series Races.  Officials have not announced when those finals will or in the case of the Midwest Wild Bunch,...
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Rattlers Split Doubleheader with Redfield

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Rattlers amatuer baseball team split a doubleheader with Redfield Dairy Queen on Saturday in Pierre. The Rattlers won the opener 5-3 but were beaten in the nightcap by Redfield 6-3. In the opener, Harry Decker improved his record to 4-1 on the season as he went the distance...
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Post 8 is Outscored by Renner in New Ulm Tournament

  NEW ULM, Minn. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion Baseball team fell to 1 and 3 in play at the Upper Midwest Classic baseball tournament in New Ulm, Minnesota on Saturday when they lost a wild 14-13 verdict to Renner. Post 8 led 12-7 going into the 7th inning before Renner struck...
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Miller Speedway Races From Friday

  MILLER, S.D. – It was a hot humid still night at the Miller Speedway, but in spite of the weather, the best crowd of the year came for Wilbur-Ellis night. The evening’s feature action started with the Clark Pump N Pak UCARs, which ended up being the race of the night. Bowdry Morris...
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Post 8 Extended 11 innings in Win in Upper Midwest Classic

  NEW ULM, Minnesota – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team won their third game in pool play Saturday at the Upper Midwest Classic Baseball tournament in New Ulm, Minnesota. Post 8 scored twice in the top of the 11th inning to defeat Sleepy Eye, Minnesota 7-5 in 11 innings. Post 8...
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USD Football Signs Ford As New Assistant Coach

   MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University linebackers coach Joe Ford has resigned his position with the university accept a similar job at NCAA Division I University of South Dakota, according to a MSU release Friday. Ford, who coached linebackers and defensive backs for Minot State for the past six season, resigned at...
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