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New $4M Turf in Alerus Center Being Replaced

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The new $4 million turf in the Alerus Center in Grand Forks is being torn out and replaced only seven months after it was installed. Operations Manager Jeremy Linstad tells the Grand Forks Herald that the problem isn’t with the turf itself. He says staff members have encountered problems...
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USD Womens Track Rated 28th

   VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota’s women’s track team is ranked 28th in the nation according to the latest United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association rankings. The rank is an 11-spot jump from last week’s standings. The Coyotes are the highest-ranked Summit League member in the standings. Omaha (36th) and Kansas City...
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Augustana Softball 5th in Latest Regional Poll

INDIANAPOLIS – Augustana softball jumped up one spot to No. 5 in the second edition of the NCAA Central Region rankings. The Vikings are 28-9 this season with a 21-7 record against in-region opponents. Fort Hayes State is the top rated team in the Region this week.  The Central Region is comprised of the...
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Stampede to Face Fargo in USHL Playoffs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Stampede will face the Fargo Force in the Western Conference Finals starting this Friday in Fargo. The series will be best-of-five. The Force defeated the Waterloo Black Hawks, 4-3 in overtime Wednesday night in Game 5 of their series to advance. The Stampede are the #1 seed...
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Wednesday South Dakota Scoreboard

College Softball NDSU 2, S. Dakota St. 1 College Baseball S. Dakota St.14, Dakota St. 7 S. Dakota St. 11, Dakota St. 7 College Golf Summit League Tourney Men’s Final Standings 1. Kansas City 880 2. South Dakota 899 3. South Dakota State 912 4. Western Illinois 917 5. North Dakota State 924 6....
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SDSU Sweeps Dakota State in College Baseball

   SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The South Dakota State University baseball team returned to action after a 10-day layoff by sweeping a non-conference doubleheader from Dakota State Wednesday afternoon. The Jackrabbits won the opener, 14-7, before finishing off the sweep with an 11-7 victory. In the opener, Dakota State jumped out to a 6-0...
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Stanley County Booster Club Moves Meeting to New Date

  FT. PIERRE, S.D. – Due to scheduling conflicts the regular scheduled meeting of the Stanley County Booster Club for tonight has been changed. The club will now meet next Wednesday May 1st at 6:00 pm in the high school learning center.  Anyone and everyone interested in Stanley County Athletics is invited and encouraged...
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Cabella’s Master Walleye Tour Coming to Lake Oahe

  PIERRE, SD: The Cabela’s Master Walleye Circuit is coming to South Dakota again this year and the tournament is set for June 7-8, 2013. The tournament will be headquartered at Spring Creek Resort and Marina, located on Lake Oahe, north of Pierre.  Last year the tournament consisted of 90 teams and awarded more...
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Pierre Batting Cages To Open for Season This Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Batting Cage Association announced that the batting cages at the Oahe Softball Complex will open for the season this weekend.  Hours of operation on Saturdays and Sundays will be from 12-6 in the afternoon, and the cages will be open weeknights from 5:30-9:00 throughout the baseball and softball seasons.  New...
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Summit League Basketball Tournaments Set Attendance Records

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– For its fifth year in Sioux Falls, the Summit League Basketball Championships once again shattered records, brought national exposure and provided substantial economic impact for Sioux Falls.   The 2013 tournament continued to add to its reputation as one of the nation’s best mid-major environments by shattering several attendance records. With...
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