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Summit Basketball Twins Choose Augustana

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Twin standouts Logan and Presley O’Farrell of Summit High School have verbally committed to play women’s basketball at Augustana starting in 2013-14, Summit coach Mark Amdahl confirmed Tuesday.  Both sisters are 6-foot guards who will be seniors this season for Summit. As juniors, the O’Farrells led the Eagles to...
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State Catfish Record Broken

  PIERRE, S.D – The second-longest state fish record in South Dakota, a blue catfish caught by Edward Elliot in 1959, is a thing of the past.  On July 21, Steve Lemmon from Elk Point grabbed his own place in the record books by landing a 99-pound, 4-ounce blue catfish from the Big Sioux...
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USF Linebacker Bonte Named to Pre Season All America Team

  ROSELAND, N.J. – USA Football News has named University of Sioux Falls senior linebacker Nick Bonte to its preseason third-team All-America squad.   Bonte was named as one of the “NSIC Defensive Players to Watch” earlier this summer. He started all nine games for the Cougars in 2011 and tallied seven or more tackles...
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Pheasants Trade Brandon Native Jack Van Luer

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Pheasants traded left-handed reliever Jack Van Leur to the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Tuesday in exchange for two players to be named later. They also signed hard-throwing rookie reliever Jordan Wellander.  Van Leur completes the offseason trade between the two clubs that brought slugger Cristian Guerrero to...
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Peterson Dons Pads for First Time

  MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has taken another important step forward in his recovery from reconstructive surgery on his left knee: taking part in his first full-pads practice.  Peterson was finally cleared for full activity Tuesday. He carried the ball only a handful of times in full team...
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Pheasants Drop Series Opener to Laredo

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Laredo Lemurs were firing on all cylinders, and the Sioux Falls Pheasants couldn’t complete a comeback in a 9-5 defeat on Tuesday night in American Associatin Baseball in Sioux Falls.  Laredo starter Matt Way (8-6) kept Sioux Falls quiet early on, not allowing a hit until the fifth...
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Lady Gov Volleyball Team Prepares for Upcoming Season

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Lady Governor Volleyball team is doing two a day practices for the first few days of practice as they prepare for the season opener a week from Friday when they host Douglas.  The Lady Govs have alot of familiar faces back this season that head coach Kacy Kienholz is...
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Brookings Golf Course Getting a Makeover

  BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The Brookings Country Club golf course is getting a makeover.  Crews are beginning a six- to eight-week renovation of the Lake Campbell course.  General manager Tedd Evans says the goal is to increase membership and outside guest play by improving overall course conditions and making the golf course more...
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Monday Scoreboard

SOUTH DAKOTA SCOREBOARD High School Boys Golf Lynx Invite at Brandon Golf Course 1. Brandon Valley 279 2. Sioux Falls O’Gorman 287 3. Yankton 304 3. Aberdeen Central 304 5. Watertown 311 Medalist: Trevor Tobin, Brandon Valley (67)  
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Pierre Skating Club Produces First Coach

  PIERRE, S.D. -  The Central South Dakota Skating Club has produced its first “home grown” figure skating coach. Beginning in  2008, United States Figure Skating, the governing body for North American figure skating, has required that coaches meet certain criteria before being allowed to coach skaters and “put a skater on the ice”...
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