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WNIT-Coyotes Clobber Colorado State & Former Coach Ryun Williams

USD Wins 74-49 And Will Host Third Round Game

VERMILLION, S.D.—Four Coyotes scored in double figures led by sophomore guard Ciara Duffy’s 19 points as South Dakota topped Colorado State 74-49 on Sunday afternoon in the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. USD will host the third round of the WNIT at 7 p.m. Thursday.   South Dakota (28-6) advances past…

ELITE EIGHT-Northern State Men Figure To Enjoy Homecourt Advantage At Pentagon

Wolves Have Shortest Travel To Elite Eight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  All 16 teams participating in the men’s and women’s NCAA Division Two Elite Eight tournaments are in Sioux Falls. Yet it’s the one who the shortest travel that will get most of the attention this week-Northern State. Head coach Paul Sather along with the rest of the coaches for the men’s Elite Eight met with the media…

NCAA Hockey West Regional Feature Sioux Falls Natives & Stampede Alums

Play Begins Friday At Premier Center

Sioux Falls, SD—Several former Stampede players will be making their way back to Sioux Falls for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey West Regional at the PREMIER Center this upcoming weekend. The field of 16 was announced on Sunday and the four teams playing in Sioux Falls are Air Force, Minnesota-Duluth, Minnesota State-Mankato and St. Cloud State. A…

Storm Win At Unbeaten Iowa

Sioux Falls Improves To 2-1 With 52-40 Victory

DES MOINES, IA – The Sioux Falls Storm improve to 2-1 after handing the Iowa Barnstormers their first loss of the season. The Storm won 52-40 on Sunday, March 18.   The Barnstormers would be the first to strike after a Drew Powell four-yard quarterback keeper which would also be the only score in the first quarter; putting the Barnstormers…

PARTY LIKE IT’S 1978! Mors & Yankton End Title Drought

Bucks Win First Boys' Basketball State Championship In 40 Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the first time since 1978 there is a boys’ state basketball championship celebration in Yankton. The Bucks ended a 40 year championship drought with a 39-37 victory over Harrisburg in the AA State Championship game at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls. Fittingly it was a Matthew Mors bucket that ended the 40 years of suffering. …

Sully Buttes Boys’ Make It Another Championship Season In Onida

Third Straight Year A Charger Team Has Won A State B Championship

ABERDEEN, S.D.  — Sully Buttes added to the trophy case up in Onida, claming the boys’ basketball State B title in a thrilling 58-55 victory over Clark Willow Lake. The Charger girls won state championships in 2016 and 2017, and last night the boy’s claimed the second title in program history to go along with their 2009 victory.

STATE A CHAMPIONSHIP-Madison Gets Revenge And Title Over Tea

Bulldogs Pull Away For 72-59 Win

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  One year after losing to the Tea Titans in the boy’s State A Championship game, the Madison Bulldogs got their revenge. And another championship. In a tight title game it was Madison pulling away in the fourth quarter to win 72-59 on Saturday night in Rapid City.  It’s the Bulldogs seventh state title and fifth since…

SDSU’s Seth Gross Wins National Championship

First Jackrabbit Wrestler To Win A Division One National Title

CLEVELAND, OH – Seth Gross became South Dakota State’s first national champion in any sport in the Division I era, winning the 133-pound title Saturday night at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at Quicken Loans Arena. A junior from Apple Valley, Minnesota, the top-seeded Gross came out victorious over second-seeded Stevan Micic of Michigan, 13-8, in his second consecutive…

STATE AA BOYS’ CHAMPIONSHIP-Yankton Ends Title Drought With Victory Over Harrisburg

39-37 Win Secures Bucks First Title Since 1978

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  One long championship drought came to an end, while another continued, on Saturday night in the boys’ AA State Basketball Championship game. The Yankton Bucks defeated the Harrisburg Tigers 39-37 to claim their first basketball title since 1978.  The Tigers, meanwhile, saw their championship drought extend.  They haven’t won a state basketball crown since 1960. Click…


Golden Eagles Win 49-32 To Capture Second Title In Three Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the second time in three years the Aberdeen Golden Eagles are the top team in AA Girl’s Basketball. The Golden Eagles defeated Harrisburg 49-32 to claim the 2018 State AA title on Saturday night at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls.  Click on the video viewer for highlights and reaction!  

STATE B CHAMPIONSHIP-Sully Buttes Rallies For Thrilling Win Over Clark/Willow Lake

58-55 Win Delivers Chargers 2nd Boy's Basketball State Title

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Down ten heading into the final quarter, Sully Buttes rallied to outscore Clark/Willow Lake 20-7 in the final frame to win 58-55 and secure their second boy’s basketball state championship on Saturday night in Aberdeen. Click on the video viewer for highlights! -Highlights Courtesy SD PB 

Stampede Double Up Sioux City

Herd Win At Sioux City

Sioux City, IA—Six different players scored goals as the Sioux Falls Stampede topped the Sioux City Musketeers 6-3 Saturday night at the Tyson Events Center. The win improved the Herd’s record to 29-14-8 and into a second place tie with Omaha in the Western Conference. Adam Dawe tallied a goal and an assist while Reid Stefanson tallied two assists while…

KDLT AT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT-Tough Losses Don’t Dim SDSU’s 2018-19 Outlooks

Jackrabbit Men & Women Will Return Plenty Of Talent Next Year

BOISE, ID & SOUTH BEND, OH  —  Both South Dakota State basketball teams suffered similar, heartbreaking first round losses in the NCAA Tournament.  The Jackrabbit men fell to Ohio State 81-73 while the women lost to Villanova 81-74. Though the pain of each loss is still fresh, both teams should have a chance to dance again in 2018-19 with plenty…

Gross Says Close Semifinal Win Will Help Him In Championship Match

SDSU Junior Reaches National Title Match For Second Straight Year

CLEVELAND, OH  —  South Dakota State’s Seth Gross returned to the 133 pound National Title match. By the slimmest of margins. After North Carolina State’s Tariq Wilson rallied to tie his semifinal match with Gross, the SDSU junior picked up a pin sudden victory overtime for the victory that sends him to his second consecutive national title match.  He’ll face…

HIGHLIGHTS & SOUND: SDSU Loses in OT Thriller to Villanova

SOUTH BEND, I.N. — After forcing overtime in Friday’s first-round NCAA Tournament game with a last-second 3-point field goal, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team could not overcome Villanova’s late 3-point barrage in an 81-74 loss. Villanova (23-8) closed the game by making three-straight 3-point field goals to break a 70-70 tie. Adrianna Hahn led the Wildcats with 24 points,…