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Jacks Win Men’s Basketball Home Opener

  BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Nate Wolters scored 22 points and Jordan Dykstra nailed four 3-point shots as South Dakota State held on to keep in front of Tennessee State 78-71 on Tuesday night in its home opener.  Wolters was 6 of 11 from the field and made all 10 of his free throws...
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Rush Edge Sundogs in Central Hockey League Contest

  RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Rush returned home and to the win column last night.   The Rush received key contributions from Jared Brown and Jarrett Konkle who each tallied their-team leading 6th goal of the season while Tim Boron turned aside 28 shots for a 3-2 triumph over the Arizona Sundogs...
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Vikings Push Back on New Stadium Financing Plan

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are pushing back against Gov. Mark Dayton after he criticized the team for considering extra fees on season ticket holders to help pay the team’s share of building a new football stadium.  The team’s statement released Tuesday afternoon comes a few hours after Dayton sent a letter...
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Tuesday South Dakota Scoreboard

Men’s College Basketball S. Dakota St. 78, Tennessee St. 71 Dakota St. 76, Morningside 73   OT Mount Marty 81, Grace University 61 Women’s College Basketball Dakota Wesleyan  82, Dakota St. 59 Mount Marty 74, Grace University 34 Central Hockey League Rapid City Rush 3, Arizona Sundogs 2
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5 Governor Football Players Earn Academic All State Honors

  PIERRE, S.D. – Several members of the Pierre Governor football team this past season have earned Academic All State honors from the South Dakota Football Coaches Association.  Austin Wagner, Kyle Sarringar, Wylin Baker, AJ Dorschner and Carson Eisenbeisz earned the honor.  The requirements for the award are the following:  1. Must be a Senior;...
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NSIC All Conference Football Team Named

  BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana senior quarterback Josh Hansen and Northern State senior Wide Reciever Mark Hanley have been to the first team All NSIC Conference football team named today.  Hanson is in the South Division while Hanley is a North Division pick.  Defensively, senior linebacker Austin Luecke is joined on the South Squad...
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Two Pierre Officials to Work State B Volleyball Tournament Mitchell

  PIERRE, S.D. – Two high school volleyball officials from Pierre will be working in the State Class B high school volleyball tournament that will be played tomorrow through Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.  Jo Auch of Pierre will be the Supervising Official of the state B tournament and Tim Hollar of Pierre...
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Dayton Objects to Vikings Stadium Fees Idea

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he will fight any effort by the Vikings to charge fans extra fees to buy season tickets in the new publicly subsidized football stadium.  In a sharply worded letter Tuesday, Dayton told team owner Zygi Wilf that he is distressed by reports the team may...
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Aldrich Fired as Augustana Football Head Coach

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Augustana College head football coach Mike Aldrich says he’s been fired.  Aldrich told the Argus Leader newspaper on Tuesday that he was fired in a morning meeting with athletic director Bill Gross, and that offensive coordinator Steve Olinger also was let go.  Neither Gross nor Aldrich immediately returned messages...
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Two Fomer Pierre Players Earn All GPAC Honors

  MITCHELL, S.D. – Two former members of the Pierre Lady Governor Soccer program and Riggs High graduates were honored yesterday by the Great Plains Athletic Conference.  Dakota Wesleyan players Yutzil Rodriguez and Linsey Petersen were named to the GPAC All Conference Womens Soccer Team.  Rodriguez, a senior with the Tigers, earned her 3rd...
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