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USF AD Says He Was Not Forced Out of Position

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The athletic director who helped develop the University of Sioux Falls into an NAIA powerhouse and then led the program into the NCAA Division II ranks says he was not forced out.     Willie Sanchez says that he decided to step down because of the stress of the job. He says he...
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Pierre Post 8 Teams in Action Later Today

PIERRE, S.D. – Your Pierre Post 8 American Legion baseball team returns to action tonight after a rare 3 days off in the middle of the season.  Post 8 travels to Spearfish for a doubleheader tonight.  Post 8 has a 7 game winning streak going and is one game under the .500 mark on...
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Twins Minor League Pitcher Succumbs to Cancer

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Twins minor league pitcher Paul Bargas has died at age 23 of brain cancer. The team confirmed Wednesday that Bargas died the night before. The Twins acquired the left-hander in a trade with Colorado in December 2010 for catcher Jose Morales. Drafted in the 13th round by the Rockies...
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Fall Soccer Registration in Pierre is Underway

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Capital Area Soccer Association has begun registration for the fall season in Pierre.  Those who are not signed up by July 2nd will pay late fees as part of their registration process with the registration ending on July 9th.  To register, go to the Capital Area Soccer’s website at...
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Storm Quarterback Named IFL Offensive Player of the Year

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Storm QB Chris Dixon has been named the 2012 IFL Offensive Player of the Year. This marks the third time in four years that Dixon has won the award.  Dixon put together perhaps the finest season in IFL history in 2012. Dixon set IFL records in Quarterback...
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Rattlers Win Last Night

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Rattlers Amatuer baseball team won their 13th game of the season last night as they downed Winner 9-4 in a game played at Hyde Stadium.  Winner jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first 3 innings before the Rattlers got untracked.  Lonnie Moody led the comeback going...
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Sturgis Names New Head Football Coach

  STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis Brown High School has hired New Underwood’s Clint Nelson as its next football coach.  Nelson will replace Rod Richardson at the Scoopers’ helm. Richardson resigned before the end of the school year and has left Sturgis for personal reasons.  Nelson will move from a Class 9A school to a...
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Rattlers Remain Rated 3rd in Weekley Amatuer Baseball Poll

  WATERTOWN, S.D. – Despit dropping a game last week to Wessington Springs, the Pierre Rattlers held down the third spot in the Class A ratkings in this week’s South Dakota amateur baseball poll.  Brandon Valley in Class A and the Dell Rapids Mudcats in Class B continue to hold down top spots this week. ...
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Pheasants Drop Game 2 of Series to Diablos

  SIOUX FALLS — The El Paso Diablos scored seven unanswered runs in an 11-7, comeback defeat of the Sioux Falls Pheasants on Wednesday night at Sioux Falls Stadium.  El Paso broke a 7-7 tie in the top of the eighth on Jack Van Leur’s bases-loaded wild pitch that scored Mitch Einertson. Reid Frost...
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Post 8 Legion Players In The Community on Tuesday

  PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Post 8 Baseball had all of its players helping at some point Tuesday,  during the day and evening festivities, as Beck Motor Co. celebrated its grand opening of it’s new complex at the corner of Fourth St. and the truck bypass. Beck Motor is one of the long-time sponsors...
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