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South Dakota Mines Accepted to NCAA Division II

   RAPID CITY, SD – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology received word from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Friday morning that the university has been accepted as a full member for Division II athletics.  The news marks the end of a four-year transition from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA),...
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State Match Play Golf Involves Several Pierre Players

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South South Dakota Golf Association’s Womens match play golf tournament is underway in Brookings at the Brookings Country Club.  Pierre golfer Hallie Getz, fired a 75 yesterday for her seeding score and will match up against Alex Merry of Sioux Falls in her first match tomorrow.  The two are...
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South Dakota Soccer Team Loses in National Tournament

 AUBURNDALE, Fla. – The South Dakota United Legacy U16 girls soccer team is 1 and 1 in play in the Presidents Cup National soccer tournament in Auburndale, Florida.  The South Dakota Squad was shut out by Albion 97G Blue East Team from from Texas by a 2-0 score this morning.  The team has 3...
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Governor Appoints 3 Men to Newly Created Athletic Commission

  PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed three individuals to serve on the newly-created South Dakota Athletic Commission.  Michael Bergeron, Ph.D., of Sioux Falls,  Dr. Richard M. Little of Spearfish and   Michael Kilmer, of Belle Fourche are the 3 men appointed by the Governor. The remaining two appointments will be made in the...
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Post 8 Drops Another 1 Run Game

  PIERRE, S.D. – The losing streak reached 4 in a row last night as Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team was beaten by Garretson by a 13-12 score in a 9 inning game played in Garretson.  No details of the game were made available at press time.  With the loss, Post 8’s...
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National High School Finals Rodeo Begins This Weekend

  ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – The National High School Finals Rodeo gets underway this weekend in Rock Springs, Wyoming.  Several high school aged cowboys and cowgirls from Pierre and Stanley County are on Team South Dakota after qualifying for the team at last months State High School Finals Rodeo in Belle Fourche.  Casey Henninger...
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Two Pierre Youth Softball Teams Begin State Tournament Play

  PIERRE, S.D. – Two Pierre fastpitch softball teams will begin play today in the ASA State Fastpitch softball tournament in Sioux Falls.  The Pierre Pride U16 and Pierre Pride U12 squads will begin double elimination play in the state tournament.  The Pride U16 team is playing in the “C” Divison tournament and opens...
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Pierre Sports Marketing Dollars Make Two New Purchases

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre School Board approved the spending of $3350 from Pierre Sports Marketing at last night’s Pierre School Board meeting.  Approved was $3200 for the purchase of Video Equipment for Live Streaming of home football, volleyball and basketball games.  And approved was $1500 for a portable watering station that can...
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SDGA Match Play Championships This Weekend

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The 93rd annual South Dakota Men’s Match Play Championship and 40th Women’s Match Play Championship Golf tournaments are being played this weekend simultaneously in Brookings at the Brookings Country Club.  The men’s match play tournament began yesterday matches to determine first round pairings while elmination matches scheduled to begin today. ...
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USD Linebacker Named to Buchannon Award Watch List

  VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota senior linebacker Tyler Starr is one of 20 players named to the 2013 Buck Buchanan Award Watch List announced Thursday.  Starr is one of seven returning finalists for the 19th annual award, which is presented by The Sports Network to the outstanding defensive player in the...
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