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Augustana eliminated from DII National Softball Tournament

  LOUISVILLE, Ken. – Samantha Posey hit a walk off solo home run in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift top ranked Valdosta State to a 5-4 win over Augustana at the NCAA Division II National Softball tournament this morning.  The loss eliminated Augustana from the tournament.  Posey’s home run came off...
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Local Hershey Track and Field Meet in Pierre Set for June 2nd

PIERRE, S.D. – The 2012 Local Hershey Track Meet is scheduled for Saturday June 2nd  at 9am at Hollister Field.  The meet is for boys and girls ages 9-14.  Registration forms have been delivered to Pierre Elementary Schools and Georgia Morse Middle School and they are available in the on-line brochure and may be picked up...
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Ground Broken on New Sioux Falls Sports Complex

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Dakotas-based Sanford Health has broken ground for a $19 million sports facility in Sioux Falls.   The five-sided building dubbed the Pentagon will have nine basketball courts and a center arena seating 3,100 spectators. The Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League will use the arena in 2013-14.    The Pentagon is to...
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High School Track and Field Teams In Action Today

UNDATED –  The Pierre Governor and Lady Governor Track and Field team will wrap up it’s regular season later today at the annual Mark Wendelgass meet in Huron.  The meet will serve as a final tuneup for the Governors and Lady Governors for the State Track and Field meet that will be held next...
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All Star Games are Set in Aberdeen

  ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 26th annual South Dakota All-Star Games July 17-18 in Aberdeen will have a bit of a different look and format.  According to the group’s Web site, there will be two days of competition instead of three, plus a new venue on the Aberdeen Central campus has been added.  The...
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PheasantsFinalize Roster for Opening Night

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In preparation for tonight’s American Association Baseball season opener, the Sioux Falls Pheasants trimmed their roster on Tuesday to 23 players, releasing catcher Matt Powell and pitchers Ben Tootle and Josh Walker.  Three returning players and a slew of new faces comprise the 2012 edition of the Pheasants. Veteran...
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Vikings Stretch Training Camp Schedule to 3 Weeks

  EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings will have a longer training camp this year. The team announced Wednesday that players will report to Minnesota State University in Mankato on July 26 and break camp three weeks later on Aug. 16. This will be the 47th straight season the Vikings train at...
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South Dakota Native to Recieve a Major League Baseball Award

  LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis will be awarded with the American Legion Graduate of the Year Award later this month.  Ellis, a Rapid City native and alumnus of Rapid City Post 22, will be given his award on May 25th prior to the Dodgers home game with the...
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Boys State Tennis Tournament set to Begin Tomorrrow

  RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Boys State Tennis Tournament will be held in Rapid City beginning today and running thru Saturday.  Twenty-one teams totaling 137 individuals have entered the tournament including the Pierre Governors. Champions will be determined in six singles flights and three doubles flights over the course of the...
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Kutztown downs Augie in Opening Round DII National Softball Tournament

  LOUISVILLE, Ken. – 3rd rated Kutztown scored 4 runs in the 2nd inning and made it stand as they downed number 15 Augustana 4-0 in an opening round game of the NCAA Division II National Softball Tournament this morning in Louisville, Kentucky.  Briana Knipe’s 3 run home run was the big blast for...
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