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Dakota Wesleyan Falls Out of NAIA College Football Poll

  MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Dakota Wesleyan has fallen out of the NAIA football coaches‘ poll after getting blown out by Morningside of Iowa over the weekend.  The Tigers had been ranked No. 19 before the 63-7 loss to Morningside, which remains at No. 4 this week. Marian of Indiana remains atop the poll. ...
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Sioux Falls Ranked in Division II College Football Poll

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The University of Sioux Falls football team has moved into the AFCA Division II poll after a 31-23 win over Concordia on Saturday.  The Cougars are ranked No. 23 in this week’s poll, after moving to 6-1 on the season.  Sioux Falls on Saturday travels to Augustana for...
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NDSU Falls to Fourth While SDSU Gains Strength in College Football Polls

  FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University has fallen to No. 4 in both Football Championship Subdivision polls after a loss to Indiana State over the weekend.  The defending national champion Bison had been atop both the coaches’ poll and The Sports Network poll before the Sycamores broke NDSU’s 10-game winning streak...
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State High School Volleyball Rankings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP)  – Sioux Falls Roosevelt has replaced Sioux Falls O’Gorman atop the Class AA poll of the South Dakota Sportswriters Association High School Volleyball poll.  O’Gorman dropped down to second.  Wagner and Warner continue to dominated the Class A and Class B polls as they are rated number 1 once again. ...
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State High School Football Rankings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  (AP) – The number 1 rated teams remained the same in the South Dakota Sportswriters Association High School Football rankings as teams move into the final week of the regular season.  Sioux Falls Washington, Dell Rapids and Flandreau continue to top the 3 11 man classes of football while the 9...
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Monday South Dakota Scoreboard

SOUTH DAKOTA SCOREBOARD High School Volleyball Alcester-Hudson def. Marion, 20-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-22 Britton-Hecla def. Ipswich, 25-21, 25-13, 25-20 Brookings def. Watertown, 17-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-16 Clark/Willow Lake def. Great Plains Lutheran, 25-11, 25-15, 25-20 Colome def. St. Francis Indian, 25-17, 20-25, 27-25, 25-21 Custer def. Hill City, 25-21, 25-10, 25-23 Dakota Valley def....
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SDSU” Birath Named Summit League Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Summit League named South Dakota state libero Shay Birath one of its defensive players of the week on Monday, after the senior led the Jackrabbits to a 1-1 record last week, including a 3-1 win over Omaha, when she broke an SDSU four-set record with 32 digs.  Birath captures...
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NSU Volleyball Player Earns NSIC Weekly Award

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Drew Smith averaged nearly 15 assists per set while guiding the Wolves to a pair of 3-0 sweeps on the road last weekend.  Her performance earned Smith Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Setter of the Week honors.  The true freshman notched 37 assists in a three-set win over league-leading Winona State on...
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Rantz To Retire as Twins Minor League Director

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twins director of minor league operations Jim Rantz is retiring after 52 years with the team.  The 75-year old has been with the Twins’ franchise since its inception in 1961 after signing his first professional contract with the Washington Senators in 1960.  In a statement, Rantz said he’s had an...
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USF QB Earns NSIC Player of the Week Award

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Taylor Perkins threw for 305 yards and four touchdowns in the Cougars’ 31-23 home victory against Concordia-St. Paul earning Perkins Offensive Player of the Week honors from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Perkins was 21-of-39 passing as he hit three different receivers  for scores as the Cougars improved to 6-1 overall...
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