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Hinrich & Stiemsma Bring Pro Perspective To Top Prospects Camp

Former NBA Players Work With Local Stars At Two Day Camp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  If you’re going to put together a camp with the top high school prospects in the region, you’d better bring a couple of teachers who know a thing or two about playing a the next level. The folks at the Sanford Power Basketball Academy have done just that this week by bringing in Kirk Hinrich and…

World Championships A Rare Achievement For Nilsen & Grove

Grove No-Heights In Competition Friday

LONDON, ENGLAND —  Though we are a year removed from the Olympics, the opportunity for USD pole vaulters Chris Nilsen and Emily Grove to compete in the IAAF World Championships Is about as close as they could get to an Olympic experience. Grove failed to clear her first height of 13 feet and nine inches during the women’s competition in…

Pigs Fly Past Canaries

Birds Fall 10-4

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries fell to the Texas AirHogs, 10-4, Friday night at Sioux Falls Stadium in front of a crowd of 3,013.   The Texas AirHogs roughed up Troy Marks, knocking the Canaries’ starter out of the game after just three innings of work.   Denis Phipps’ three-run homer gave the AirHogs a 3-0 lead…

Streveler Leads The Coyotes Pack

Senior Coming Off Newcomer Of The Year Season

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  For the first time since the Dante Warren era seven years ago, there’s no question who is the leader of the pack for the South Dakota football team. Chris Streveler is back under center after a brilliant 2016 season.  The Minnesota transfer racked up more than 1900 yards and 22 passing touchdowns while running for 823 yards…

Freeman and Larchwood advance at State B Amateur

Freeman and Larchwood advance at State B Amateur

Brett Scherschligt twirled a 4-hitter as Freeman blanked Milbank 4-0 Thursday night at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. Eric Hortness had 2 hits and 2 RBI’s. And Larchwood also got a complete game from Ryan Brasser in their 6-2 win over Plankinton. Micah Linn belted a 2-run HR in the 5th to break the scoreless tie.

Rough Day for Post 8

Dean HR not enough in loss to Johnston, IA

Brad Dean belted a solo HR and Pierre Post 8 rallied from a 4-0 deficit to narrow the margin to 4-2. But Johnston, IA brought the bats to Thursday’s winner’s bracket game in Dickinson, ND at the Central Plains Region Tournament and went on to win 9-2. It was the first loss in the post season for Post 8. Dean,…

Exciting opportunity for Sioux Falls Little League team

Exciting opportunity for Sioux Falls Little League team

The Sioux Falls Little League team is pumped to have a chance to continue to compete. The district tournament win in Rapid City really gave them confidence moving forward as they head to Indianapolis for the Region 6 Tournament. The winner of that 6-team tourney advances to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA

Canaries rally from 5-0 deficit to beat AirHogs at Cage

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries walked-off on Chris Jacob’s two-run single to defeat the Texas AirHogs, 6-5 in front of 2,145 at Sioux Falls Stadium. Through four innings of work, Grady Wood faced just three more than the minimum against the AirHogs and striking out seven. But the AirHogs figured out Wood in the fifth, loading the…

Ian Theisen takes a look at the Vikings RB situation

Ian Theisen takes a look at the Vikings RB situation

With this being the Minnesota Vikings last training camp ever held in Mankato after 52 long years, it almost seems fitting that one of the franchises biggest stars is no longer with the team. All-time leading rusher Adrian Peterson parted ways with the team after the Vikings decided not to pick up his 2017 option on his contract. So what’s…

Players love the State Amateur Baseball Tournament

Players love the State Amateur Baseball Tournament

The 85th Annual State Amateur Baseball Tournament began Wednesday night at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. And for the Class “B” teams and towns, it’s one of the highlights of the sports year with how they support their teams win or lose according to Winner/Colome’s Jared Donahue. Although as Jay Bentz shares, there’s nothing quite like winning a state title like…

Scoreboard Thursday, August 3rd

Scoreboard Thursday, August 3rd

Scoreboard Thursday, August 3rd Legion Baseball Central Plains Region @ Dickinson Johnston, IA 9, Pierre 2 *Brad Dean solo HR State Amateur Baseball Class “B” 1st Round @ Mitchell Lake Norden 4, Miller/Wessington 3 *Jordan Johnson 8 K’s Garretson 5, Wynot, NE 4 *Bruning, Lukes 2 RBI’s Freeman 4, Milbank 0 *Brett Scherschligt 4-hit shutout Larchwood 6, Plankinton 2 *Micah…

Winner Colome Wins Big over Dells PBR at State B Amateur

Winner Colome Wins Big over Dells PBR at State B Amateur

The Winner Colome Pheasants jumped on top of Dell Rapids PBR early and coasted to an 8-2 over the 6-time state champs on opening night of the State “B” Amateur Baseball Tournament at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. Derek Graesser was solid in 7 innings on the hill and he got plenty of early support as Austin Richey ripped a 2-run…

Pierre, Zabel roll to 15-5 win at Central Plains Region

Pierre, Zabel roll to 15-5 win at Central Plains Region

DICKINSON, ND… The South Dakota State “A” legion champs got off to a great start at the Central Plains Region Tournament in Dickinson, ND Wednesday. Peyton Zabel went 7 innings and gave up just 1 earned run. And they had the bats working as well, led by Landon Badger and Brad Dean. Badger, who played at SDSU in his freshman…