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Wolves Pledge Playoffs in New Ticket Campaign

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Timberwolves have been saying all season that the playoffs are the goal this year. Now they’re putting their money where their mouth is. The Wolves are unveiling a new campaign that promises anyone who renews their season ticket or purchases a new one for next season a 10 percent...
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Parise and Suter Hit the Ice for Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Zach Parise and Ryan Suter are finally going to work for the Minnesota Wild. The two big free-agent signings pulled on Wild sweaters for the first time on Monday during an informal practice with 16 of their new teammates. Parise and Suter signed matching 13-year, $98 million deals in...
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Monday’s South Dakota High School Scoreboard

Monday’s Scores Boys Basketball Canistota 72, Mitchell Christian 41 Chamberlain 65, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 39 Colome 34, Lyman 29 Grant County, N.D. 65, Lemmon 59 Gregory 59, Andes Central 53 Hanson 60, Parkston 56 Madison 66, West Central 30 Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 93, Scotland 35 Northwestern 61, Aberdeen Christian 60 Oelrichs 79, Rapid City Christian 67...
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Jackrabbit Running Back Zach Zenner Leads Nation in Rushing

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State sophomore running back Zach Zenner officially claimed the FCS rushing title with 2,044 yards and an average of 157.23 yards per game, edging Wofford (S.C.) senior Eric Breitenstein with 2,035 yards and 156.54 yards per contest. Zenner also finished seventh in all-purpose yards with an average of 172.38 yards...
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Jackrabbits Have Highest Football Ratings Finish Since Moving to Division I

  BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State University closed the 2012 campaign with its highest ranking of the season, finishing 14th in the final Football Championship Subdivision media poll conducted by The Sports Network.  The Jackrabbits, who ended the season with a 9-4 overall record, made their second FCS playoff appearance in four...
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Northern State’s Pryor Earns NSIC Weekley Basketball Award

  BURNSVILLE, Minn. -  Collin Pryor led Northern State to a pair of NSIC wins to open 2013 last weekend and earned Pryor Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors.  The senior poured in a career-high-matching 25 points on Friday night, going 11-for-11 from the line in the effort, to...
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Hanson Girls Basketball Classic Includes 3 area teams

  MITCHELL, S.D. – The Hanson Classic Girls Basketball classic will be played Saturday at the Mitchell Corn Palace and Sully Buttes and Highmore-Harrold girls squads are both scheduled to compete.  Both teams are unbeaten on the season.  Sully Buttes will play Deuel in a 2:30 pm game and Highmore-Harrold is scheduled to take...
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Capitals Game With Huron Suspended Due to Ice Malfunction at EXPO Center

  PIERRE, S.D. – Sunday’s state high school hockey league match-up between Pierre-Ft. Pierre and Huron was tied at 1-1 going in the third period when the game had to be suspended due to a malfunction in the ice at the EXPO Center.  It is not known when the game will be resumed.  On...
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SDSU Women Beat In State Rival USD

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State women’s basketball team led wire to wire, defeating in-state rival South Dakota, 72-60, Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena as part of the South Dakota Showdown Series presented by South Dakota Corn.  Ashley Eidei led the Jacs with 22 whil3e Megan Weytashek added 15.  The Jackrabbits effectively...
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Oahe Hockey Association Recieves Check from SD Community Foundation

  PIERRE, S.D. –  The South Dakota Community Foundation presented the Oahe Hockey Association of Pierre-Ft. Pierre a $9,000 grant to assist with the installation of a new dehumidification system at a ceremony last evening at the EXPO Center in Ft. Pierre. This grant was presented through the South Dakota Community Foundation’s statewide grant...
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