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Vikings Fullback Apologizes to the Team

  EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton is apologizing for being arrested for DUI last weekend.   Felton apologized on Wednesday at an optional practice, four days after Eden Prairie police arrested him on suspicion of driving while impaired and refusing to take a chemical test.   Felton was contrite on Wednesday, saying he...
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Oahe Days 5K and 10K Runs Scheduled for Pierre

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Running Club will host the Oahe Days Trail Run and Walk on Saturday, June 16th during Oahe Days in Pierre.  The 5K and 10K runs begin at 8 am with registration from 7 to 7:45 pm at the Pierre Chamber of Commerce Building.  There will also be a...
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NDSU Wins First Summit League Commissioner’sCup

  FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State has won its first-ever Summit League Commissioner’s Cup for its overall performance in men’s and women’s athletics.  The award is given every year to the school that has the best combined men’s and women’s finishes in all sports. The Bison were No. 1 in women’s sports...
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Post 8 Legion Baseball Team Goes on the Road for First Time Tonight

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Post 8 American Legion Baseball team returns to the field tonight and for the first time, it will be away from Hyde Stadium.  Post 8 travels to Rapid City to face Rapid City Post 320 in a doubleheader.  The two teams met last Thursday night in Pierre and...
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Rattlers to Host Miller in Season Opener Tonight

  PIERRE, S.D. – The 4th ranked Pierre Rattlers amatuer baseball team will have their home opener tonight at Hyde Stadium.  The Rattlers, who won 2 of 3 games over the weekend at a tournament in Sioux Falls will host Miller in a 8 pm scheduled First Pitch.  Player-Coach Tyson Lindekugel says that Miller...
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Mauer Sits Out Second Straight Game for Twins

  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Twins catcher Joe Mauer was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game against the Royals with a bruised right thumb. Mauer hurt the thumb on a swing in Minnesota’s series finale Sunday at Cleveland. The thumb was worse when he arrived in Kansas City on...
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Canistota Ends 71 Game Amateur Baseball Losing Streak

  CANISTOTA, S.D. (AP) – Canistota’s amateur baseball team has ended a losing streak that lasted three seasons.  The Rebels snapped a 71-game losing streak Sunday, taking both games of a double-header against Humboldt-Hartford at home. Canistota won Game 1 7-0 over the Gamecocks as Corey Struck threw a shutout.  The Rebels hung on...
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Pierre Green 15-16 Teener Teams Sweeps Season Opening Doubleheader

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Green 15-16 Teener baseball team opened the season by sweeping a doubleheader from Aberdeen last night at Hyde Stadium.  The Pierre Greens won by scores of 11-1 and 10-0.  Issac Grode was the winning pitcher in the opener allowing one run on 4 hits over 5 innings.  Graham...
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Pheasants Rally Falls Short in Extra Innings

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Pheasants rallied from a 6-0 deficit in the first inning against the Gary Southshore Railcats, but lost, 7-6, in 10 innings Tuesday night at Sioux Falls Stadium.  Craig Maddox’s pinch-hit single scored Kyle Haines in the top of the 10th ahead of Mark Shorey’s throw from...
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Twins Focused on Pitching in Early Rounds of the Draft

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have been collecting college pitchers in the early rounds of the amateur draft.   The Twins had seven of the first 130 picks, and they took five pitchers. In the second round Tuesday, they selected left-hander Mason Melotakis of Northwestern State University in Louisiana at No. 63 overall and right-hander...
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