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Scoreboard Friday, March 23rd

Scoreboard Friday, March 23rd

Scoreboard Friday, March 23rd College Hockey West Regional in Sioux Falls Air Force 4, St. Cloud State 1 *Huskies were top overall seed MN-Duluth 3, MSU-Mankato 2 (OT) *Zeb Knutson goal Boys Basketball Minnesota Class 1-A Semi’s R-T-R 49, Mayer Lutheran 38 *Hansen 18 points H.S. Hockey USA Championships at Plymouth, MN Boys SF Flyers 4, Viewmont Vikings 2 *Malwitz…

Miracle comeback for Northern Wolves as they advance to D-II title game

Miracle comeback for Northern Wolves as they advance to D-II title game

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Multiple comebacks and a double overtime victory, propelled the No. 6 Northern State University men’s basketball team into the NCAA Division II National Championship. The Wolves defeated Queens (NC) in a late night affair on Thursday evening from the Sanford Pentagon, 105-99. With the win, NSU advances to the first NCAA National title game in school…

Coyotes React to Overtime Thrilling Win Over Spartans

Coyotes React to Overtime Thrilling Win Over Spartans

VERMILLION, SD… The Coyotes of USD beat Michigan State Thursday night 85-83 in overtime, advancing to Sunday night’s 4th round game also on their home court against TCU. And it was younger players who led the way at crunch time. Sophomore Ciara Duffy had 25 points and freshman Chloe Lamb 18 as the Coyotes won for the 29th time in…

Northern Wolves advance to D-II title game with 105-99 Double OT win over Queens

Northern Wolves advance to D-II title game with 105-99 Double OT win over Queens

SIOUX FALLS, SD… In an amazing game at the Sanford Pentagon, Paul Sather’s team indeed extended it’s record-breaking season with it’s 36th win of the year. But the 105-99 double OT didn’t come easy in the Division II semi-finals against 2nd seeded Queens. The Wolves struggled in the first half with 11 turnovers and trailed by as many as 11…

Coyotes Advance in WNIT With OT Win over Michigan State

Coyotes Advance in WNIT With OT Win over Michigan State

VERMILLION, S.D.—The Women’s National Invitation Tournament magic continues as South Dakota women’s basketball topped Michigan State 85-83 in an overtime thriller inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center Thursday night in front of 3,072 fans. The Coyotes (29-6) will host TCU (22-12) in the WNIT quarterfinal at 6 p.m. Sunday. Sophomore guard Ciara Duffy led the Coyotes with a career high…

Homecoming for Mankato’s Hockey Team

Homecoming for Mankato's Hockey Team

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Mankato hockey team will take the ice Friday at 6:30 at the NCAA Regional with plenty of familiarity when it comes to the ice surface at The Denny. Afterall, 5 Mavericks played for the Sioux Falls Stampede and 2 of them were raised in Sioux Falls. Zeb Knutson played for the Herd and his cousin Walker…

Augie Slams Crookston Behind Herman

Augie Slams Crookston Behind Herman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The No. 11 Augustana baseball team (16-1, 5-1 NSIC) swept the Thursday afternoon doubleheader against Minnesota Crookston (10-11, 0-6 NSIC) behind solid Viking pitching. The Vikings took game one at Karras Park, 5-4, and shutout out the Golden Eagles in game two, 6-0. Augustana struck out a combined 24 Golden Eagles between the two games. GAME…

Scoreboard Thursday, March 22nd

Scoreboard Thursday, March 22nd

Scoreboard Thursday, March 22nd Men’s Basketball NCAA Division II Semifinals @ Pentagon Northern State 105, Queens 99 (2 OT) *Smith 22, Peterka 20, Doyle 18, Pollard 17 points!!! Ferris State 85, West Texas A&M 79 *FS top seed now 37-1 *Championship Saturday @ 2:00 Boys Basketball Minnesota State 1-A Quarterfinals Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 87, Hinckley Finlayson 70 *Kern 26, Hansen 19, Kirk…

Sather Wants Season to Continue For Northern

Sather Wants Season to Continue For Northern

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Northern Wolves play in the Division II semifinals Thursday night against Queens with the winner advancing to Saturday’s title game at the Sanford Pentagon.This NSU team has such great chemistry according to head coach Paul Sather who is having so much fun he doesn’t want the season to end. The Wolves bring a school record 35…

USD Players Love Their Home Crowd For WNIT

USD Players Love Their Home Crowd For WNIT

VERMILLION, SD… The Coyote women’s basketball team hosts Michigan State Thursday night in the 3rd round of the W-N-I-T. And don’t think the players and coaches don’t appreciate having another home game. The players feel the home crowd makes a big difference with the great support they get when they take the floor in Vermillion.

Motzko Glad to Have Region Tourney in Sioux Falls

Motzko Glad to Have Region Tourney in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Huskies of St.Cloud will have a familiar face behind the bench Friday when they face-off against Air Force in the NCAA Region semifinal game at the Premier Center. Bob Motzko was the first coach of the Stampede and helped build the franchise from scratch. So he’s thrilled to be coming back to Sioux Falls where the…

Coyotes Go For 3 Straight in WNIT Thursday Against Spartans

Coyotes Go For 3 Straight in WNIT Thursday Against Spartans

VERMILLION, SD… The USD Women’s basketball team will be home for the 3rd straight W-N-I-T game Thursday night when they host Michigan State. No team has won the W-N-I-T twice and the Coyotes appear motivated to become the first after a pair of impressive wins over Houston and Colorado State. Dawn Plitzuweit loves the fact that her administration has gone…

SDSU’s Seth Gross is Big 12 Wrestler of the Year

SDSU's Seth Gross is Big 12 Wrestler of the Year

IRVING, Texas – National champion Seth Gross added to his growing list of awards Wednesday by being named Big 12 Conference Wrestler of the Year. The award is determined by a vote of the conference’s head coaches. Gross completed his junior season at South Dakota State by winning the 133-pound title at last week’s NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in…

Nilsen 1 of 3 Coyotes Honored by Summit League

Nilsen 1 of 3 Coyotes Honored by Summit League

ELMHURST, Ill.–South Dakota’s senior Shanice Cannigan, sophomore Chris Nilsen and sophomore Helen Falda have been named The Summit League Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Year as voted on by the league’s head coaches. Nilsen retains the title of Summit League Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year. He was the league’s indoor and outdoor field athlete of the…