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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…

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…

Former Coyote Matt Mooney Starts For Atlanta Hawks In NBA Summer League Debut

Scores Nine Points, Former Jackrabbit Mike Daum Does Not Play For Blazers

LAS VEGAS, NV  —  Mike Daum and Matt Mooney were rivals and stars in the Summit League at SDSU and USD. They’re sharing the same struggle to make the NBA after going undrafted.  Both began taking their first steps today in the Summer League. The former Coyote Mooney got off to a quick start for Atlanta by knocking down a…

Former Coyote Chris Streveler Steps Up To Lead Winnipeg To Win Over Ottawa

Three touchdowns in relief lead Blue Bombers to 3-0 start

OTTAWA, CANADA  —  Former South Dakota Coyote quarterback Chris Streveler stepped up in the CFL for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers last night at Ottawa.  In relief of injured quarterback Matt Nichols, Streveler went 6-8 through the air for 42 yards and a score while running 11 times for 44 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead Winnipeg to a…

Tibbetts Promoted to Associate Head Coach of Blazers

Tibbetts Promoted to Associate Head Coach of Blazers

PORTLAND, OR… Great news for Sioux Falls native Nate Tibbetts. The former Roosevelt and U-S-D standout has been promoted to Associate Head Coach of the Porltnad Trailblazers of the NBA. Tibbetts, has been around the game his entire life as a player, teacher and now coach. He was head coach of the Skyforce and was hired in Cleveland as an…

Vikings Confident Keeping Core Together Will Lead To Success

Minnesota Sees Little Turnover Despite Disappointing 8-7-1 Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though we’re still about 12 weeks away from the kickoff of the 2019 Minnesota Vikings season, it’s been easy to look ahead since many of their players have spent the last few weeks in Sioux Falls at charity events. That of course included Kyle Rudolph, whom the team re- signed after initially looking like they might…

Four Stampede Alums Selected In NHL Draft Saturday To Complete Record Year

Franchise Best Five Players Selected In The Draft

VANCOUVER, CANADA  —  Less than 24 hours after Sioux Falls Stampede alum Ryan Johnson was selected in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft, he’d see plenty of his former Clark Cup Champion teammates hear their names called during the final day on Saturday. His first teammate to get drafted was forward Ethan Phillips in the 4th round with…

Canaries Adrian Nieto Signed By Miami Marlins Organization

Led Birds With 24 RBI In 32 Games

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Another Sioux Falls Canary has moved on to a major-league organization. Catcher Adrian Nieto has signed with the Miami Marlins, the Canaries announced Saturday.   Nieto is the fifth Canary to be picked up by a big-league organization since the end of last season. He joins Kevin Folman (White Sox, July 24), outfielder Jordan Smith (Indians,…

Johnson’s First Round Selection Start Of Historic NHL Draft For Stampede

First Of Franchise Record Five Drafted

VANCOUVER, CAN  —  Remember how at the start of the season the Sioux Falls Stampede were supposedly going to be too young of a team to be all that good? Almost exactly a month after winning the Clark Cup the organization made history with five players getting selected in the 2019 NHL Draft. And it all started at the end…

Stampede’s Ryan Johnson Selected By Buffalo In First Round Of NHL Draft

Herd Defenseman Taken With 31st Overall Pick

VANCOUVER, CANADA  —  For the 34th time in franchise history, and sixth straight year, the Sioux Falls Stampede saw one of their players selected in the NHL Draft. And Ryan Johnson made it a memorable end to the first round and opening night of the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver. The Buffalo Sabres selected the Sioux Falls’ defenseman with the…

Mike Daum & Matt Mooney Get NBA Summer League Shots

Ex-Jackrabbit Daum With Portland, Former Coyote Mooney With Atlanta

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The second round of last night’s NBA Draft came and went without Mike Daum or Matt Mooney hearing their names called. Now the two former Summit League stars will look to work their way up to the Association starting in the Summer League. Former South Dakota State star Mike Daum announcing via Twitter today that he’s…

Minnesota Vikings To Open Training Camp July 26th

16 Practices Open To Public

Eagan, Minn. (June 20, 2019) – The 59th Training Camp in Minnesota Vikings history and the 2nd hosted at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center will open to the public on Friday, July 26, when full-team practices begin at the 2019 Verizon Vikings Training Camp. A total of 16 practices will be open, and fans will find new entertainment elements &…

The World’s Best Take on Hazeltine

Mark O. brings you a story while on vacation

CHASKA, MN—The world’s best are on LPGA tour are at Hazeltine this week getting ready for the Women’s PGA Championship; the truest test of golf on a 6,800 yard layout. They’re excited to be here and so are the folks at Hazeltine. “Not only are we excited,” said Chandler Withington, Hazeltine Golf Pro. ”But just walking around the range yesterday…

Gary Woodland Wins His First Major!

Woodland shot a -13 to claim his first major

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF.— Gary Woodland won his major championship in dominating fashion, as he shoots 13 under for the entire tournament. Had a three shot lead on the next closest man, who was Brooks Koepka. Koepka came into the final round in a three way tie for third. But, it was Woodland poise and grace that took over the day; shot…

HYVEE/SANFORD LEGENDS-Local Favorites Back For Football Camp

Chad Greenway, CJ Ham & Zach Zenner Back In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The HyVee/Sanford Legends for Kids charity events and clinics is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary. And it certainly seems like Mount Vernon Native Chad Greenway has been there for all 20 of the football camps! After missing last year, the former Minnesota Viking linebacker was back for the football camp this year and was joined by some…