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Wolves Lose in Summer League Championship Game

Wolves Lose in Summer League Championship Game

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA… The Timberwolves went into Monday night’s Summer League championship game with a loss in Summer League play. But the Memphis Grizzlies jumped out to a 17 point lead. The Wolves made a spirited comeback, rallying to close the margin to 1 as Kelan Martin scored 10 straight points and Minnesota out-scored the Grizz 30-16 in the 3rd…

More Pre-Season All-American Honors for Gabe Watson

More Pre-Season All-American Honors for Gabe Watson

SIOUX FALLS – Seven-time All-American Gabriel Watson of the University of Sioux Falls Football Team, who finished fifth in the balloting for the Harlon Hill a year ago, continues to earn preseason honors leading to the 2019 NCAA DII football season. Today (July 15), Watson was selected to the 2019 College Football America Yearbook Division II Preseason Starting Lineup, CFAY’s version of an All-America…

Dakota Alliance Wins National Championship

Dakota Alliance Wins National Championship

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Dakota Alliance Girls 14 & Under team returned home from Tennessee as national champions. They did not allow a goal in the United States Youth Soccer National President’s Cup, out-scoring opponents 23-0. They came close to winning a national title last year and that served as motivation for this year. James Oppenheimer, Dakota Alliance 14 U…

Nielson Gets 5-Year Extension at USD

Nielson Gets 5-Year Extension at USD

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota Athletic Director David Herbster has announced a five-year contract with head football coach Bob Nielson. The announcement follows another milestone year for Nielson, who surpassed 200 collegiate victories last season. “Bob is a proven leader who has laid a solid foundation for our program as we build a championship culture,” said Herbster. “I look forward to watching…

Canaries Complete 4-Game Sweep of AirHogs

Canaries Complete 4-Game Sweep of AirHogs

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Bring out the brooms; the Canaries (27-24) have swept the Texas Airhogs (10-41). They won 6-4 on Thursday to complete the sweep. Luis Pollorena pitched seven innings. He allowed two runs on four hits and struck out a season-high seven Airhogs. “This was a big momentum booster going into this weekend with Chicago,” Pollorena said. “I…

Storm Head to Arizona to Reclaim Title

Storm Head to Arizona to Reclaim Title

SIOUX FALLS, SD…With a championship history boasting ten league titles, the Storm aren’t used to seeing someone else celebrating at their expense. Much less in consecutive seasons. “To come that close to the goal and falling up short, it’s tough. It’s been in the back of my mind the last two years.” Storm QB Lorenzo Brown says. For the third…

Amy Olson Says Fundamentals Are Key

Amy Olson Says Fundamentals Are Key

CHASKA, MN… Former NDSU standout Amy Olson of Oxbow, ND holds the record for most wins by a collegiate golfer. Just last year she finally started to feel comfortable and was playing much better on the LPGA Tour. So is is confidence that has made the big difference after almost winning the Evian Classic? “Technique is a lot. Confidence is…

Scoreboard Thursday, July 11th

Scoreboard Thursday, July 11th

Scoreboard Thursday, July 11th American Association Canaries 6, AirHogs 4 *Glasser 4 hits, 2 RBI’s/Birds 4-game sweep (27-24) SDGA State Match Play Golf Qualifying Rounds at Brandon GC Men -7 Jon Emerson (SF) -6 Trevor Tobin (Brandon) -5 Riley Duncanson (Brandon) -5 Brad Jacobsen (Bryant) -5 Bryce Hammer (SF) Women +5 Samantha Langford (SF) +5 Lani Potter (Aberdeen) +5 Liz…

Reynolds, Ely Help Canaries Rally Past Texas at Birdcage

Reynolds, Ely Help Canaries Rally Past Texas at Birdcage

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Texas AirHogs lost the first two games of the series by a combined score of 23-3. But you sure couldn’t tell Wednesday night when they scored 5 times in the 3rd inning and looked well on their way to an easy win over the Canaries. But the Birds scored 5 of their own in the 5th…

Plitzuweit to Stay at USD For 5 More Years

Plitzuweit to Stay at USD For 3 Extra Years

VERMILLION, SD… USD Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Plitzuweit will be staying in Vermillion longer than many expected. With mid major coaches like Amy Williams (USD) and TJ Otzelberger (SDSU) moving on to big-time jobs, it would seem logical that Plitzuweit wouldn’t be at USD much longer. She’s already put together an impressive record of 80-22 at USD which is 4th…

South Dakota Will Always Be Home for Dallas Goedert

South Dakota Will Always Be Home for Dallas Goedert

ABERDEEN, SD… Britton native Dallas Goedert was back on his home turf this week, helping out with the Sanford power Football camp in Aberdeen, just miles from where he grew up. Goedert went on to Brookings where he had a stellar All-American career for the Jackrabbits. But that was a fairly big jump from Britton. Now he’s a 2nd year…

Claude Davis Likes How Storm Stepped Up

Claude Davis Likes How Storm Stepped Up

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Claude Davis is a veteran. So when he speaks, people listen. And when he spoke about the Storm’s win over Iowa it was a positive message and something he hopes carries over to Saturday night’s United Bowl at Arizona against the unbeaten Rattlers. “Just staying together as a team and playing together as a team and trusting…