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Reynolds loves hitting at SF Stadium

Cage made decision to play in Sioux Falls easy

Mike Meyer decided to build this year’s Canaries team around his ballpark, a strategy that has worked in the past for the Birds. Getting to hit in the friendly confines of Sioux Falls Stadium has attracted many sluggers in the past. This year it was Chris Jacobs, Jabari Henry and Burt Reynolds. And for Reynolds, he just smiles when asked…

Canaries Split Doubleheader With Sioux City

Birds Drop Game One 2-0 But Win Second Game 3-0

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries split their Sunday doubleheader against the Sioux City Explorers in front of 2,431 at Sioux Falls Stadium, falling in game one, 2-0, and taking game two, 3-0. RHP Miles Nordgren and LHP Kramer Sneed cruised through the first three frames in under 30 minutes in game one of the doubleheader between the…

Canaries beat Saltdogs to start second half

Canaries beat Saltdogs to start second half

Sioux Falls, SD – Behind a three-run sixth inning, the Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the Lincoln Saltdogs, 6-4, in front of a crowd of 2,643 at Sioux Falls Stadium to extend their winning streak to four games. The Saltdogs struck first in the top of the first inning on Curt Smith’s broken-bat RBI single, but the Canaries fought right back…

Canaries Fall to Redhawks

Canaries Fall to Redhawks

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Canaries fell to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 7-4, in the series opener at Sioux Falls Stadium in front of a Tuesday night crowd of 2,379. Joe Bircher struggled through his first two frames against the RedHawks, before settling down for his final four innings of work. Bircher allowed four runs (three earned) on three hits…

Wichita Snaps Canaries Win Streak In Slugfest

Canaries Blow Two Three Run Leads In 13-10 Loss

WICHITA, KS  —  A week after playing a high scoring series at the Birdcage, the Sioux Falls Canaries and Wichita Wingnuts picked up where they left off in Wichita in the opener of a three game set on Friday night. And as they did in two slugfests last week, the Canaries came up short. Wichita snapped Sioux Falls five game…

Sweep At St. Paul Puts Canaries Back In Playoff Hunt

Sioux Falls Has Won Five Straight

ST. PAUL, MN —  Sweeping a Salina or Cleburne is a nice step forward for the Sioux Falls Canaries in Mike Meyer’s first year. Sweeping league power St. Paul on the road in four games raises more than a few eye brows. Jabari Henry’s 9th inning homerun was the difference in a 6-4 win over the Saints last night that…

Riggs Thinks IFL Needs To Be More Fan Friendly

Spokane's Departure Putting League In Tough Spot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Indoor Football League will look a lot different next year with Spokane officially leaving and as many as three others possibly following. Sioux Falls Storm head coach Kurtiss Riggs says the league’s survival may depend more on improving the product on the field rather than adding more teams. As of now the IFL is down…

Bircher Still Loves the Game, Helps Birds to Sweep

Bircher Still Loves the Game, Helps Birds to Sweep

ST. PAUL, MN – The Sioux Falls Canaries earned their first series win against a North Division opponent in the 2017 season after defeating the St. Paul Saints by the final score of 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon at CHS Field. Starting pitcher Joe Bircher set the tone early on Wednesday afternoon, holding the Saints offense scoreless over the first four…

Interim Director Named For State Human Services Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Department of Social Services has named an interim director for the state-run mental health hospital in Yankton. Independent health care consultant Marcene Dickes is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in health services administration. She has 35 years of administrative experience at Sanford and Avera, as well as at hospitals in Chicago…

Museum To Mark 10th Anniversary Of I-35W Bridge Collapse

Courtesy of KARE11MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Historical Society will commemorate the upcoming 10th anniversary of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse with a new display. Thirteen people died and 145 were injured when the bridge fell into the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis during the evening rush Aug. 1, 2007. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded the probable cause was…

Man Killed, 2 Children Injured In Pickup Crash

LAMONI, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a man has been killed and two children injured in the crash of a pickup truck in south-central Iowa. The crash occurred around 2:45 p.m. Saturday, about 7 miles (12 kilometers) northeast of Lamoni. The Iowa State Patrol says 69-year-old James Young lost control of his pickup while going around a curve on a…

Stunned Storm See IFL Championship Reign End

Sioux Falls Dethroned By Arizona In United Bowl

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the first time since 2010 the Sioux Falls Storm are not celebrating an IFL Title. Despite a valiant comeback, an Arizona team with championship experience of it’s own dethroned the 6-time defending champs in last night’s United Bowl. In a game that kinda came to symbolize Sioux Falls season, the Storm were dominated in the…

Henry’s Big Night Not Enough as Birds Fall to Wichita

Henry's Big Night Not Enough as Birds Fall to Wichita

The Canaries fell behind right away to the Wichita Wingnuts Friday night at the Birdcage. Matt Chavez belted a 3-run HR off Joe Bircher and it was 4-0 before the Birds had come to the plate. But they responded with back-to-back homers of their own in the bottom of the first. Brett Marr led off the game with an opposite…