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Jackrabbits Rank 2nd in Team GPA

  BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team continued its track record of academic success, ranking second among Division I programs in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Academic Top 25 with a 3.610 team grade-point average during the recently completed 2011-12 academic year.  Wisconsin-Green Bay held the top spot among...
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Pierre Post 8 Baseball Teams Play Today

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion Baseball team makes it’s final road trip of the 2012 regular season tonight when they travel to Sturgis for a doubleheader scheduled to begin at 6:30 pm central time.  Post 8 is two games under the .500 mark  at 20-22 and have lost their last...
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Rattlers Play Final Home Game of Regular Season Tonight

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Rattlers amateur baseball team will take a 19-2 record into tonight’s contest with Wessington Springs at Hyde Stadium.  Wessington Springs was the last team to beat Pierre back on June 19th in Wessington Springs.  Since then, the Rattlers have rattled off 9 consecutive victories.  Tonight will also be...
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Coaches Association Meeting in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. – It’s High School All Star games time in Aberdeen.  The games, held in conjunction with the State High School Coaches Association Annual meetings began yesterday in Aberdeen with an Executive Board Meeting and Golf Tournament.  The three day event continues today that includes Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coaches and Athletes luncheons...
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Amateur Baseball to Induct 5 Into Hall of Fame

  LAKE NORDEN, S.D. – Three recently-retired standouts and two past greats will be inducted into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame this year. New inductees include former Lake Norden Lakers’ teammates Paul Raasch of Webster and Mick Hoglund of Dell Rapids, Kent Alm of Aberdeen, Jon Westling of Yankton and Mike...
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Pierre White Sox Split Doubleheader

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre 15-16 White Sox Teener baseball team split a doubleheader last night with Mitchell at Hyde Stadium. Mitchell won the opening game 8-2 while Pierre rallied for a 18-8 win over Mitchell in the nightcap.  The first game counted in the VFW State League standings.  The White Sox scored...
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Irlbeck Wins SDGA Men’s Match Play State Championship

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Seven years after finishing as the runner-up in the Men’s Match Play Championship at Meadowbrook in 2005, Ben Irlbeck returned to the course this week and claimed his first SDGA victory. #2-seed Irlbeck, who also walked away the runner-up in 2010 at the Golf Club at Red Rock, defeated Mitch...
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Johnson Wins Women’s State Match Play Golf Tournament

  YANKTON, S.D. – Shannon Johnson def Jenny Coluccio in the final match at the 2012 SDGA Women’s Match Play Championship at the Hillcrest Golf Course and Country Club. Johnson parred the 17th hole to go 1 up, the players tied the 18th hole. The match did not no back and forth – it...
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Two Pierre Softball Teams Play in State Tournament Over the Weekend

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Pride U14 Fastpitch softball team went 3-2 at the South Dakota Junior Olympic State softball tournament that wrapped up yesterday in Sioux Falls.  Playing the U14 “B” Division tournament, the Pride opened the tournament on Friday with a 9-0 win over Harrisburg and followed that up on Saturday...
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PABC Monthly Meeting Moved to Tommorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – The July Pierre Athletic Booster Club Meeting has been rescheduled from tonight and will now ake place tomorrow evening.  The meeting will take place at the View/Pub 34 in the lower-level conference room at 5:45 p.m. PABC officers will be elected at the meeting and anyone interested in Governor and Lady Governor...
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