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Three Junior High Cowboys and Cowgirls Qualify for National Rodeo

  SPEARFISH, S.D. – Three central South Dakota contestants recently competed in the Junior High State Rodeo Finals in Spearfish and placed in te top four to advance to the Junior High National Finals Rodeo to be held in Gallup, New Mexico next month.  Brady Hill of Onida won the state bull riding championship...
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South Dakota Lawmaker says State Needs Martial Arts and Boxing Commission

  SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota lawmaker says a Sturgis man who died after a mixed martial arts match last month could still be alive if the state had a commission that regulates boxing and other fighting sports.  Eagle Butte Democratic Rep. Dean Schrempp tells the media that the death of 26-year-old...
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Pierre Soccer Team wins Weekend Tournament in Fargo-Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. – The Pierre Oahe FC U19 Girls team won the championship this past weekend at the Tri-City Soccer Tournament held in Fargo, ND.  Over 150 teams competed in the 3 day tournament held at the soccer complexes in Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN.  The Pierre Insanity girls team had 2 shutout wins...
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Miles Qualifies for Thursday Olympic Trail Pole Vault Finals

  EUGENE, ORE. – South Dakota trackand field assistant coach Derek Miles qualified for the finals in the pole vault at the U.S. Olympic Trials Monday in Eugene, Ore. The 39 year old Miles is seeking a third trip to the Olympics after cleareing 17-4 1/2 during Monday’s preliminary round to advance to the...
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Pierre Green Sox beat Post 22 Bullets Twice

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre 15-16 Green Sox Teener baseball team swept a doubleheader last night from Rapid City Post 22 Bullets.  The Green Sox shutout the Bullets twice by scores of 7-0 and 9-0.  Cooper Walton threw a complete game 1 hitter in the opener striking out 11.  Ben Liedholt went 3 for...
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Pierre Pride Finish 3rd in Mitchell Softball Tournament

MITCHELL, S.D. – Solid hitting and defense had the Pierre Pride 14U girls’ fastpitch team placing third in the “B” Division of the Lowell Rang Memorial Fastpitch tournament in Mitchell over the weekend.  Sixteen South Dakota 14U fastpitch teams entered the tournament, each getting three games to determine seeding for Sunday’s single elimination tournament.  Pierre earned the...
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Miles to Compete for Olympic Pole Vault Spot

   EUGENE, Ore. – University of South Dakota assistant track and field coach Derek Miles will compete in pole vault at the U.S. Olympic Trials today in Eugene, Ore.  Miles, a 1996 USD graduate and member of the Coyote Sports  Hall of Fame, is aiming for his third trip to the Olympics  in the event. Miles...
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Two USD Pole Vaulters Compete at Olympic Trials

B  BEAVERTON, Ore. – Two University of South Dakota pole vaulters competed at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials on Sunday in Eugene, Ore. Bethany Buell finished 15th with a height of 13-11 , while teammate Emily Grove missed all three attempts at the same height and was eliminated from competition. Buell did...
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Knox’s Finish 5th in State Husband and Wife Golf Tournament

  RAPID CITY, S.D. – Brett and Jenny Coluccio of Sioux Falls captured the SDGA Husband & Wife Championships Sunday in Rapid City at the Golf Club at Red Rock. The Coluccios followed their opening-round of 68 with a 7-under par 65 to finish at 133 and unseat six-time defending champions Ryan and Julie...
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State High School Finals Rodeo Champions Determined

   BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – Drew Cowan claimed the 2012 boys all-around championship of the South Dakota State High School Finals Rodeo that wrapped up over the weekend in Belle  Fourche, utilizing a 2012 tie down roping state championship and a second place in boys cutting earlier in the week. Kristi Steffes of Vale...
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