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Coyotes rally past Jacks for perfect Summit season

Coyotes rally past Jacks for perfect Summit season

VERMILLION, S.D.—The historical season continued tonight as the Coyotes rallied from an 11-point deficit to top South Dakota State 80-75 in front of 4,018 fans inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Wednesday. South Dakota (24-5, 14-0 Summit) is the first undefeated Summit League regular season champion since 1994. The Coyotes also earn their third regular season title in the…

Spencer, Warren help Augie men advance

Spencer, Warren help Augie men advance

SIOUX FALLS –The first few minutes of Wednesday’s NSIC Tournament first round game looked like it would be an easy Augustana win, but the NSIC North’s No. 4 seeded Bemidji State Beavers made the No. 5 seeded Vikings out of the south division work for their 88-72 win in the Elmen Center. Teams take a win any way they can…

Cougar Men Win 20th, Roll into NSIC Quarterfinals

Cougar Men Win 20th, Roll into NSIC Quarterfinals

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The USF men won for the 20th time this season on Wednesday night in the opening round of the NSIC playoffs. The Cougars beat MN-Crookston 98-68 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Sanford Pentagon. Trevon Evans paced the way with 23 points, Drew Guebert had 20 and Aaron Rothermund had 17 as USF shot 60% from…

Rust Leads Balanced attack for Augie Women

Rust Leads Balanced attack for Augie Women

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In the first round of the NSIC Tournament, the 12th-ranked and top-seeded Augustana women’s basketball team rolled the 8th seeded Bemidji State Beavers 94-57 Wednesday night inside the Elmen Center. The Vikings, who improve to 24-3 overall, advance to the quarterfinals of the NSIC Tournament to take on the winner of the Minnesota State – Minnesota…

Szymanski, Hummel Propel USF in NSIC Tourney

Szymanski, Hummel Propel USF in NSIC Tourney

SIOUX FALLS – Same story, different year. For the third consecutive season, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (15-12) has advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Postseason Tournament after Kaely Hummel and Mariah Szymanski each scored 20 points to rally the Cougars past the University of Mary (13-16), 60-50 at the Stewart Center on Wednesday….

Both Coaches Expect an Intense Game Wednesday Night

Both Coaches Expect an Intense Game Wednesday Night

VERMILLION, SD… The USD women try and wrap up a perfect regular season in the Summit League Wednesday night on their home floor. But to do so they will have to beat arch-rival SDSU for a 2nd time. The Coyotes won at Frost Arena 67-61 handing Aaron Johnston’s team it’s only conference defeat. Both AJ and Dawn Plitzuweit expect a…

Korver Says His Red Raiders Can Score

Korver Says His Red Raiders Can Score

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders roll into the GPAC post season tournament with a high scoring and veteran team. Kris Korver has 6 talented seniors on his 23-5 team that is ranked 10th in the NAIA. And he feels it’s their ability to ball that makes them tough to play against. The winner of the GPAC tournament gets…

Scoreboard Wednesday, February 21st

Scoreboard Wednesday, February 21st

Scoreboard Wednesday, February 21st Women’s Basketball South Dakota 80, SDSU 75 *Coyotes 1st unbeaten Summit champ since 1994 (14-0) NSIC Tournament Augustana 94, Bemidji State 57 *Rust 16 points Northern 85, Upper Iowa 42 *Ristau 26 points USF 60, Mary 50 *Szymanski, Hummel 20 points MSU-Moorhead 70, SMSU 53 *Rodning 17 points GPAC Tournament DWU 72, Midland 43 *Amber Bray…

Marshall Boys, O’Gorman Girls both Victorious

Marshall Boys, O'Gorman Girls both Victorious

Trey Lance had a big night for the Marshall boys as they won for the 13th straight time 58-52 over Roosevelt. The 4th-ranked team in Minnesota AAA is now 22-3 for the season. In Harrisburg, the O’Gorman Knights won the battle of 13-5 teams with a 44-35 win over the 5th-ranked Tigers. Kent Kolsrud’s OG team is ranked 4th this…

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 20th

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 20th

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 20th BOYS BASKETBALL Faulkton 68, Edmunds Central 61 Hill City 63, Custer 56 Marshall, Minn. 58, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 52 Pierre 55, Watertown 52 Iowa 1-A District 1 George-Little Rock 73, Akron-Westfield 43 Lemars Gehlen 60, Boyden-Hull 41 Iowa 2-A District 2 Championship Western Christian 54, Rock Valley 44 Distrct 3 Championship Sheldon 59, Sioux Center 56…

Pats Kicker Talks About Importance of the Returning Vinatieri

SD native Adam Vinatierito return for 23rd season in the NFL

Even the energizer bunny can’t keep up with South Dakota’s Adam Vinatieri. He announced Tuesday that he will be returning for his 23rd season in the N-F-L, extending the Hall-of-Fame career that has him 2nd on the all-time scoring list behind Morten Anderson. Vinatieri has been in more Super Bowls and won more rings (4) than any kicker. And what…

USD SDSU Women’s Basketball Preview

USD SDSU Women's Basketball Preview

VERMILLION, SD… The USD Women have a chance to go undefeated in the Summit League. But the Jackrabbits of SDSU are standing in their way as the two teams have a re-match Wednesday night in Vermillion. Allison Arens doesn’t think her team played its best, despite winning 67-61 in Brookings.  SDSU coach Aaron Johnston doesn’t think his team played with…

Wilber Says GPAC Has Plenty of National Tourney Teams

Wilber Says GPAC Has Plenty of National Tourney Teams

MITCHELL, SD…Matt Wilber’s DWU Tigers are one of many teams that could win the GPAC Tournament starting Wednesday and qualify for the NAIA National Tournament in Sioux Falls. He feels there are 6 or 7 teams from his conference that are plenty good enough to make it. Which just emphasizes how tough the league is on a nightly basis and…

Scoreboard Monday, February 19th

Scoreboard Monday, February 19th

Scoreboard Monday, February 19th NHL Wild 5, NY Islanders 3 *Zucker 2 goals (25) BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Bon Homme 67, Irene-Wakonda 58 Canistota 61, Menno 48 Corsica/Stickney 64, Parkston 41 Sioux Falls Christian 102, Garretson 54 Sisseton 56, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta, Minn. 52 Tri-Valley 74, Baltic 46 GIRLS BASKETBALL Region 1B First Round Langford 49, Great Plains Lutheran 30 Northwestern 82,…