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Sydney Palmer

Palmer Earns PACA Riggs High Athlete of the Week Award

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) has named it’s Riggs High School Athlete of the Week for the Week ending January 5th.  Sydney Palmer of the Lady Governor basketball team has been honored by the coaches. Sydney had 19 points and 13 rebounds in the 62-31 point win over Watertown on...
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10 Teams To Comprise Class 11AA Football Next Season in South Dakota

  PIERRE, S.D. -South Dakotas new Class 11AA Football division will be made up of no less than 10 teams for the next two years and that number could possibly rise to 11.  The South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Control met yesterday in Pierre and made that decision.   The Board is...
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Tyler Merriam

Pierre Native Named South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association named Tyler Merriam the 2012 South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year this week for his work broadcasting South Dakota State football men’s basketball and baseball, and for hosting “The Jackrabbit Insider” over the last year.  A Pierre native, Merriam called his first Jackrabbit baseball...
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Katie Lingle

Lingle to be Honored by SDSU

  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State University Womens basketball team is inviving fans from Pierre to attend their game on Saturday, January 19th vs. IUPUI at Frost Arena.  The game has been designated as a Hometown Heros game honoring senior center Katie Lingle of Pierre.  The Hometown Hero nights are designed to...
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Wednesday Night South Dakota Scoreboard

Men’s College Basketball Northwestern 77, Dakota Wesleyan 74 Dakota State 83, Dordt 65 Women’s College Basketball Northwestern 69, Dakota Wesleyan 66 Dordt 81, Dakota State 79 United States Hockey League Sioux Falls Stampede 8, Watertloo Black Hawks 3
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Ashley Eide

Eide Named Summit League Player of the Month

   ELMHURST, Ill. — South Dakota State University women’s basketball player Ashley Eide has been selected as Summit League Female Athlete of the Month for her performance during the month of December. Eide helped lead the Jackrabbits to a 6-1 record during December, while averaging 17.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Eide shot...
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Vikes Assistants Singletary, Priefer on Bears List

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota assistants Mike Singletary and Mike Priefer will interview for the Chicago head coaching vacancy. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday that the Bears made the request. There are at least 10 other coaches reported to be under consideration to replace the fired Lovie Smith in Chicago. After an...
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Vikings Frazier Says No Concern About Contract Status

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has one year left on his contract and no concern about his future. Frazier said Tuesday he and his agent will speak soon with Vikings officials about his deal. Frazier said he’s been told many times by owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf and...
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Pekovic Powers Wolves Over Slumping Hawks, 108-103

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nikola Pekovic had 25 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Andrei Kirilenko added 21 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Atlanta Hawks 108-103 on Tuesday night. Derrick Williams scored 17 points and Alexey Shved had 15 for the Timberwolves, who were missing coach Rick Adelman due to personal reasons. Terry...
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Tuesday’s South Dakota High School Scoreboard

Boys Basketball Canistota 92, Gayville-Volin 22 Canton 46, Harrisburg 43 Castlewood 72, Colman-Egan 37 Centerville 53, Chester 40 Clark/Willow Lake 60, Deubrook 45 Corsica/Stickney 73, Mitchell Christian 31 Custer 49, Hot Springs 47 Dakota Valley 67, Beresford 45 DeSmet 51, Howard 43 Deuel 62, Arlington 59 Dupree 75, Harding County 58 Elk Point-Jefferson 53,...
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