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Area’s Growth Attracts USA Basketball

Coaches Camp At Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Yesterday we showed you a bit of the USA Basketball Coaches Academy which concluded today at the Sanford Pentagon. Normally these academies are held in bigger metropolitan cities like Boston or New York.  Sioux Falls, South Dakota and this region have become a player now though with the explosion of facilities and the growth of the…

BACK TO THE BOWL! Storm Crush Iowa For United Conference Title

Sioux Falls Heading To 8th Straight United Bowl After 66-32 Win

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Storm (15-2) soar past the Iowa Barnstormers (13-4) 66-32 on Saturday, June 24th in front of 6,225 fans to bring home their eighth consecutive United Conference Championship.    The Sioux Falls Storm won the toss and kicked off to the Barnstormers who returned the kickoff for a touchdown. But the Storm would answer…

Canaries Stomp Salina Again 15-1

Birds Have Outscored Stockade 30-2 In Series

Sioux Falls, SD – The Canaries put on a déjà vu performance, beating the Salina Stockade 15-1 for the second straight night, this time in front of 2,437 at Sioux Falls Stadium.   Fresh off a 15-run performance against the Stockade Friday night, the Canaries bats picked up right where they left off, taking an early lead and never looking…

Gold Bounce Back Against Storm Lake

Solid Pitching & Defense Keys 6-3 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.   —  The Sioux Falls GOLD snapped a three-game losing skid behind the arm of Joey Cardamon (Luther College) and the bat of Derek Dahlke (Augustana University). Sioux Falls defeated the Storm Lake Whitecaps 6-3 on Saturday night and improved to 4-6 on the season. Cardamon went eight strong innings giving up three earned runs on four…

Brandon’s Jake Adams Homers In First Pro At-Bat

Playing For Tri-City Valley Cats In New York

TROY, NY —  After he was selected in the Major League Baseball Draft by Houston, Brandon’s Jake Adams told us that he thought his game would transfer well to the professional level where they swing wood bats instead of the BB Core. And the NCAA’s top homerun hitter didn’t waste any time proving that correct. In his first at-bat for…

USA Basketball Brings Coaches Clinic To Sioux Falls

Pentagon Hosting Two Day Event

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  We see plenty of basketball clinics for young players throughout the summer. This weekend USA Basketball is holding one to make their coaches better. The USA Basketball Coaches Academy began today at the Sanford Pentagon.  Via lectures, panel discussions, on-court exercises and more, the Academy gives coaches of all levels a chance to learn different styles…

Former Stampede Kotkansalo & Swayman Selected In NHL Draft

Detroit & Boston Pick Former Herd Teammates

Sioux Falls, SD—Defenseman Kasper Kotkansalo (KOT-kawn-SAH-lo) and goaltender Jeremey Swayman became the 38th and 39th Stampede players to be selected by and NHL club when their names were called during the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago on Saturday. A total of 48 players with USHL ties were selected during the draft, click here to see the entire list.   Kotkansalo…

Storm Hope To Play Familiar Tune Against Iowa In Conference Title Game

Sioux Falls Beat Barnstormers 45-24 Last Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  With their postseason fates at stake last week, the Sioux Falls Storm and Iowa Barnstormers played the regular season finale like it was a playoff game. Tomorrow they’ll meet again in an actual playoff game. The two teams meet at the Premier Center in the United Conference Championship game at 5:05 PM.  If the Storm play…

Canaries Blow Up The Stockade

12-Run 7th Inning Sinks Salina 15-1

Sioux Falls, SD – Behind a 12-run seventh inning, the Sioux Falls Canaries topped the Salina Stockade, 15-1 in front of a crowd of 3,358 at Sioux Falls Stadium, to take game one of the three-game series.   Both teams started slowly at the plate, as Troy Mannebach and Grady Wood combined for five strikeouts and left six runners on…

Gold Fall To Storm Lake

White Caps Win 17-9

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls GOLD dropped its third game in a row, losing the Storm Lake Whitecaps on Friday night, 17-9. The GOLD are now 3-6 on the season and 1-2 against the Whitecaps. The Whitecaps jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. Storm Lake put up a five spot in the first inning…

Midwest Regional Soccer Championships Bring Top Talent To Sioux Falls

Tournament Kicks Off Today

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Midwest Regional Championships are bringing quite the economic impact to Sioux Falls. And oh by the way the soccer is pretty good too! 224 of the top boys and girls soccer teams from the upper midwest are in town this week battling for a spot in the national championships in Frisco Texas next month.  They’re…

Thibodeau & Wolves Excited To Land Versatile Butler

Blockbuster Trade Nets Minnesota Proven Veteran

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  For the first time in more than a decade there is some real buzz around the Minnesota Timberwolves. That’s what happens when you pull off a blockbuster trade and bring in a three time all-star. Minnesota sent Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the 7th overall pick in last night’s draft to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for…

Zack Anderson 4th In High Jump At Junior Nationals

USD's Nilsen & Grove Also Honored By Summit League

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–South Dakota freshman Zack Anderson placed fourth in the high jump at the U.S. Junior National Championships held at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium.   Anderson cleared two bars in the competition, making his first attempt at 6 feet, 8 ¾ inches to earn fourth place. UCLA’s Isaiah Holmes and Arizona’s Justice Summerset took home the top two spots to…

Timberwolves Deal For Butler & Draft Creighton’s Patton

Blockbuster Deal Sends LaVine & Dunn To Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  This is the 12th time in the last 13 years the Minnesota Timberwolves have had a lottery pick in the NBA draft.  That’s because they haven’t made the playoffs in 13 years. Those are streaks they’d like to end, and it’s why they pulled off a blockbuster deal in tonight’s draft. Minnesota sent Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn…