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Pierre’s Van Gerpen Plays in SDGA Junior Golf Event

  MADISON, S.D.  – Pierre youth golfer Andrew Van Gerpen fired a 18 hole score 91 to finish 5 shots behind the tournament champion on Monday at the South Dakota Golf Association’s First Dakota National Bank Junior golf stop at the Lake Region Golf Course in Madison.  Van Gerpen was playing in the boys...
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South Wins Boys and North Takes Girls All Star Basketball Games

ABERDEEN, S.D. –  The North all-stars outscored the South Squad 19-10 in the third quarter to rally to a 62-57 victory in the South Dakota High School Coaches Association girls’ basketball All-Star Game, July 16 in Aberdeen.  Chynna Stevens of Clark-Willow Lake scored 17 points to lead the North squad. Sami Knecht of Aberdeen...
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Kaiser Steps Down as South Dakota Mines AD

  RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology says its athletics director is stepping down to join his son at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.  Dick Kaiser will become the head athletic grounds supervisor and director of the intercollegiate golf program at the school in Alva, Okla., effective July...
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Post 8’s Struggles Continue

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team will be the underdog next week when it host the Region 3A Legion baseball tournament.  Pierre’s losing streak reached 8 last night when they were shallacked by Rapid City Post 320 by a 18-1 score in a game called after 7 innings...
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Miller Let Go by Miami Heat

  MIAMI (AP) – The Miami Heat are designating Mike Miller as their amnesty player, a move that may save more than $30 million in luxury tax payments over the next two years.  Miller, the Mitchell, S.D. native,  spent three seasons in Miami, helping the Heat win two titles and playing big roles in...
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South Dakota All Star Games Begins Tonight

  ABERDEEN, S.D. – The South Dakota All Star Games begin tonight in Aberdeen with the girls and boys all star basketball games at the Barnett Center on the campus of Northern State University.  The girls game tips off at 6 pm.  The boys game is scheduled to tip off at 8 pm.  The...
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Summit League Announces Womens Basketball Schedule

  ELMHURST, Ill. – The Summit League announced Monday its 2013-14 women’s basketball schedule, which includes a 14-game double round-robin schedule in a Thursday-Saturday format.  Five-time defending champion South Dakota State opens its schedule Jan. 9 at home against IUPUI. Last year’s runner-up South Dakota travels to newcomer Denver on Jan. 11.  USD visits...
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Smith Wins State Men’s Match Play While Fitts Wins Womens SDGA Title

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – Grant Smith, an incoming freshman at South Dakota State University, won the SDGA’S Men’s State Match Play Championship on Monday at Brookings Country Club, defeating Matt Johnson of Sioux Falls 2-and-1 in the 36-hole final round. Johnson led by three after the first 18 holes and four after the 22nd...
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Monday Scoreboard

American Association Baseball Fargo Moorhead Redhawks 11, Sioux Falls Canaries 3 American Legion Baseball Sioux Falls East 9, Pierre 5 Sioux Falls East 11, Pierre 3 Yankton 6, Chaska, Minn. 2 West. St. Paul, Minn. 3, Yankton 1 Rapid City Post 22 5, Lakeview North 0 Rapid City Post 22, 6, Eastview 4 Spearfish...
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Day 2 of NHSFR Is in the Books

  ROCK RAPIDS, Wyo. – A trio of South Dakota cowgirls with storied rodeo backgrounds starred for Team South Dakota on day two of the 2013 National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo.  Spearfish’s Taylor Engesser served the notice that South Dakota’s all-around cowgirl will be a force to reckon with in...
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