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Pheasants Bats Go Silent in Loss to El Paso

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Pheasants bats went quiet in a 5-2 loss to the El Paso Diablos, who took advantage of a quality start from Reymond Cruz on Tuesday night at Sioux Falls Stadium in an American Association Game. Cruz (2-3) threw six innings, holding the Pheasants (19-17) to only...
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Chamberlain Road Race Returns to Bridge over the Missouri River

  CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. – The annual Race on the River 5k/10k fun run and walk is back to the bridge in its 20th year in Chamberlain.  Registration is now open for the run, set for Saturday, July 7 in Chamberlain. Early bird registration is due Friday, June 29 for a discounted $15. After June...
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Rattlers to Host Region Tournament in Late July

  PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Rattlers amateur baseball team will host the Region 1A amateur tournament July 28th and 29th at Hyde Stadium.  Four teams will battle for two spots in the State Amatuer Baseball tournament that begins the following week.  Pierre, Aberdeen, Watertown and Mitchell will be the four teams in the...
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Luecke Earns Pre Season All America Award

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana senior linebacker Austin Luecke has been chosen to the Beyond Sports College Network’s (BSN) 2012 Preseason All-America second team.  Luecke, who will serve as a Viking captain in 2012, started all 11 games a year ago and was named to the All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division first team...
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Jackrabbits Add Another Top Recruit

   BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota State wrestling team and head coach Chris Bono received another national letter of intent this week.  Tyler White joins the Jackrabbits from Reeds Spring High School in Reeds Spring, Mo. During his prep career, White posted a 152-14 overall record with 114 falls. In addition, he holds school records...
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Timberwolves Trade 18th Pick

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade the 18th overall pick in the NBA draft to Houston for Chase Budinger.   The deal brings in a veteran perimeter player that coach Rick Adelman knows well from his days as a...
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Pierre Youth among State Champions at Hershey Track Meet

  PIERRE, S.D. – Courtney Dowling picked up where she left off during the high school track and field season as she won twice Saturday at the State Hershey Track and Field meet in Pierre.  Dowling won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes just ahead of second place finishing Nicole Farnsworth of Pierre...
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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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