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DAUMINATION! Big Game From Daum Leads SDSU Past Murray State In Overtime

Jackrabbits Race Past Racers 88-84

BROOKINGS, S.D. —  One week after putting up a career-high 33 points last Saturday in a win over Idaho, South Dakota State sophomore Mike Daum did it again when his team needed it the most one week later. Daum poured in 39 points, including an SDSU record 16-16 at the free throw line, and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Jackrabbits…

Late Moorhead Run Stops Lincoln At Edith Sanford Classic

Patriots Fall 78-71

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  The Moorhead Spuds finished their game with the Lincoln Patriots on a 17-6 run to win 78-71 at the Sanford Pentagon in the Edith Sanford Classic on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls. Moorhead got 29 points from Brooke Tonsfeldt and 26 from Sam Haiby. Anna Brecht paced Lincoln with 25 points.  Sydney Rosinsky added 20 and…

Western Christian Edges O’Gorman At Edith Sanford Classic

Wolfpack Beat Knights 56-53

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Western Christian Wolfpack won a 56-53 thriller over the O’Gorman Knights at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday in Sioux Falls at the Edith Sanford Girls’ Basketball Classic. Western Christian’s Ashtyn Verbeek scored a game high 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.  Erika Feenstra added 16 points and Karsyn Winterfeld scored 15.  O’Gorman got nine…

Gopher Football Players End Boycott

Will Play In Holiday Bowl December 27th

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  The Minnesota Golden Gopher football boycott is over, and the team will indeed play in the Holiday Bowl against Washington State on December 27th in San Diego. Players from the team, along with president Eric Kaler and athletic director Mark Coyle, joined together today to announce an end to the boycott. Gopher players had on Thursday announced…

Scoreboard Friday, December 16th

Scores For Friday, December 16, 2016

SCOREBOARD FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016 USHL Lincoln 3, Stampede 2 (*Final in OT) NBA D-League Skyforce 116, Austin 103 Men’s College Basketball Portland 85, USD 82 Dakota State 88, Waldorf 79 Bellevue 90, Presentation 77 Women’s College Basketball Dakota State 86, Waldorf 77 Bellevue 66, Presentation 56 H.S. BOYS’ BASKETBALL Sioux Falls O’Gorman 61, Sioux Falls Lincoln 57 Hinton…

Controversial Overturned Goal Helps Lincoln Stop Stampede In Overtime

Herd Fall 3-2

Sioux Falls, SD—The Lincoln Stars scored 1:59 into overtime to top the Stampede 3-2 before 4,789 fans Friday night at the PREMIER Center on Ugly Christmas Sweater night. The Stars rallied from a 2-1 deficit to top the Stampede who earned a point in the game, but fell to 9-12-2 on the season. Jason O’Neill led the way with a…

Skyforce Sock Spurs

Sioux Falls Defeats Austin 116-103

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Skyforce earned another lopsided home victory Friday night, this time over the Austin Spurs, 116-103.   Sioux Falls (10-3) is now 6-0 at the Sanford Pentagon this year, and is the only D-League team still unbeaten at home. Five of those wins have been by double digits.   While the score might suggest otherwise, this…

Pilots Navigate Past Coyotes

Late Three Burns USD In 85-82 Loss

PORTLAND, OR —  Gabe Taylor hit a game-winning 3-pointer with two seconds left to give Portland an 85-82 win against South Dakota Friday night inside Mota Center, home of the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers. It was the fourth triple of the game for Taylor who finished with 22 points and a career-high 11 rebounds.   Tyler Flack had 14 points and…

Pentagon Gives Skyforce College Type Of Homecourt Advantage

Sioux Falls 5-0 At Home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Skyforce have enjoyed quite the homecourt advantage at the Sanford Pentagon, and they’re hoping to use that for the benefit of the family of Ethan McMahon.  300 tickets were sold for 10 dollars with all proceeds going to the family of the construction worker killed in the building collapse two weeks ago. As for the…

Road Trip Will Test Coyotes’ Strong Start

USD Off To Division One Best 8-4 Beginning

VERMILLION, S.D. — The Coyote men’s basketball team is in the Pacific Northwest to face the Portland Pilots at the Moda Center which is the home of the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers.  That building used to be known as the Rose Garden, and for the most part, USD’s start has come up roses. The Coyotes are off to an 8-4 start…

Augustana’s Heid Finishes 4th In Harlon Hill Vote

Colorado School Of Mines Justin Dvorak Wins

FLORENCE, AL —  Augustana University senior quarterback Trey Heid finished fourth on the national ballot for the 2016 Harlon Hill Trophy Award, which is given annually to the top football player in NCAA Division II. Heid earned 86 points and eight first-place votes on the national ballot. Heid, a 6-foot-2, 199-pound quarterback from Lakeville, Minnesota, is the first ever finalist…

Gopher Football Boycott Continues

Administration Stands By Decision

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  Most of the Twin Cities football drama continues to revolve around the Golden Gopher Football team who are on day two of their boycott of football activities in response to the suspensions of ten teammates under a Title Nine Sexual Assault investigation. The players say they will not participate in any football activities until due process is followed,…

Scoreboard Thursday, December 15th

Scores For Thursday, December 15, 2016

SCOREBOARD FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15TH, 2016 NHL Wild 5, Nashville 2 Women’s College Basketball USD 100, Northwestern 57 H.S. BOYS’ BASKETBALL Aberdeen Roncalli 68, Milbank Area 41 Canistota 79, Freeman 39 Clark 62, Hamlin 49 Colman-Egan 64, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 42 Colome 55, Gregory 40 Dell Rapids St. Mary 54, Estelline 34 Dupree 51, McIntosh 22 Florence/Henry 66, Tri-State, N.D. 58 Great…

Coyotes Cruise Past Red Raiders

South Dakota Women Beat Northwestern 100-57

VERMILLION, S.D. — Six Coyotes scored in double figures to lead South Dakota to a 100-57 rout of Northwestern College (Iowa) Thursday evening in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. South Dakota (9-2) extends its winning streak over Northwestern (9-5, 3-5 GPAC) to 19 straight. This marks the second time the programs have met since USD’s transition to Div. I. After…