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Lady Gov Junior Commits to SDSU

   PIERRE, S.D. – Another Pierre Lady Governor basketball player will play her college basketball at South Dakota State. Junior Sydney Palmer said on Friday that she has verbally committed to SDSU to play for the Jackrabbits beginning in 3 years. Palmer, who has played varsity basketball for the Lady Govs the last 3...
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American Association Baseball St. Paul Saints 10, Sioux Falls Canaries 6 American Legion Baseball Sioux Falls West 12, Huron 0 Huron 4, Sioux Falls West 3 Brandon Valley 12, Yankton 2 Mitchell 12, Team Select Manitoba 7 Sioux Falls East 9, Aberdeen 3 Sioux Falls East 13, Aberdeen 12
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Eureka Native Earns Summit League Honor

  VERMILLION, S.D.—University of South Dakota junior distance runner Jeff Mettler has been named The Summit League Scholar-Athlete of the Year as selected by the league’s faculty athletic representatives. The award is the most prestigious individual honor given by the league.  Mettler, a Eureka native, becomes USD’s first honoree of the award in the...
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Wolters and Iverson Selected in NBA Draft

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two basketball players with South Dakota ties have been chosen in the second round of the NBA draft.  South Dakota State University standout guard Nate Wolters ended up with the Milwaukee Bucks and Yankton native Colton Iverson with the Boston Celtics in Thursday night’s draft.  Wolters, who ended...
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Post 8 Sweeps Huron

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion Baseball team ended a 3 game winning straek and swept a doubleheader from Huron last night by scores of 9-1 and 11-10 at Hyde Stadium.  In the nightcap, Pierre played from behind the entire game but a 4 run 7th inning rallied Post 8...
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3 Pierre Soccer Players the First to Play in National Tournament

  PIERRE, S.D. – Soccer players Katie Nielson, Morgan Hluchy, and Rebecca Ehrenfried of Pierre will join the South Dakota United Legacy U16 girls team on July 10-14th when they represent the South Dakota Soccer Association and US Youth Soccer Region II at the US Youth Soccer National Presidents’ Cup in Auburndale, Florida.   It...
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Oahe Speedway Winners from Last Weekend

  PIERRE, S.D. – Shootout winners were determined last weekend at Oahe Speedway north of Pierre during the Bully Dog Showdown on the River.  Saturday’s shootout races, the winners included Rick Meier of Box Elder in the Box Shootout while Randy Compsen of Valley City, North Dakota won the No Box Shootout.  Bob Kuntz...
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Make Up Games Announced for Capital City Baseball Association

  PIERRE, S.D. – All Capital City Baseball Association Little League Majors division teams have had one rain out game this year in Pierre.  Capital City Baseball Association officials say they left the calendar open on the 1st  and 2nd of July for make-up games so will play the games that were cancelled on May...
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Post 8 Fundraiser Set for Friday Evening in Pierre

   PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 Legion and Teener Baseball program will be hosting its annual roast beef fundraiser this Friday at the Pierre Post 8 American Legion Cabin.  Serving will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.   The menu is roast beef sandwiches, salads and dessert. The price is a free...
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Munsen Earns National Honor

  DES MOINES, IA -  Up against seven other finalists for national boys basketball coach of the year, former Mitchell basketball coach GaryMunsen came away with the title.  The honor, which was presented in Des Moines, IA, is in recognition of Munsen’s lifetime achievements which include 673 boys varsity wins to go along with...
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