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Trey Pipkins Becomes First USF Cougar To Participate In NFL Draft Combine

All-American Offensive Lineman Hoping To Prove Himself To NFL Scouts

INDIANAPOLIS, IND  —  Trey Pipkins proved himself to be an all-american offensive lineman during his brilliant four year career at Sioux Falls. Today he’s trying to show that he can translate that in the NFL. The 6’7” USF alum was at the NFL Draft Combine in Indianapolis today working out as one of the top offensive line prospects in the…

Former Coyotes Standout Nicole Seekamp signs with Dallas of WNBA

Former Coyotes Standout Nicole Seekamp signs with Dallas of WNBA

DALLAS, TX…The Dallas Wings announced they signed former South Dakota standout Nicole Seekamp on Monday. The 5-10 Australian guard currently plays for the WNBL’s Adelaide Lightning. She averaged 12.2 points, five rebounds and six assists this season. “Nicole is a player we have been watching for some time and we have been impressed by her performances at the Commonwealth Games and during the…

Wings Flying High, Building Winning Culture in Aberdeen

Wings Flying High, Building Winning Culture in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, SD… In just his 3rd year as head coach of the Aberdeen Wings in the North American Hockey League, Scott Langer has something special going with his junior hockey program. Langer, who’s won over 500 games as a junior hockey coach built a successful franchise in Topeka before moving to the Hub City. His Wings started Friday night with…

Kaufman Stumbles Allowing Former Great Life Champion Boutier To Claim Handa Vic Open

Clark Native Comes Up Short In Bid For First LPGA Tour Win

AUSTRALIA  —  Clark native Kim Kaufman appeared destined for her first career LPGA victory yesterday at the Handa Vic Open in Australia.  After leading the tournament wire-to-wire in the opening three rounds, Kaufman birdied her first hole in the final round to take a four shot lead with 17 holes left. Shortly thereafter things would unravel. Kaufman followed bogeys on…

Miraculous Bunker Shot Helps Kim Kaufman Maintain Lead At Handa Vic Open

Clark Native Seeking First LPGA Win

AUSTRALIA–  Clark native Kim Kaufman is 18 holes away from her first LPGA Tour victory thanks in big part to a miraculous bunker shot during her third round on Saturday.  Kaufman holed out on #7 for a key birdie during a blustery day.  She would shoot a 75 and takes a two shot lead into the final round on Sunday…

Kaufman Enjoys Format in Australia Where She Takes the Lead Into 3rd Round

Kaufman Enjoys Format in Australia Where She Takes the Lead Into 3rd Round

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA… Clark native Kim Kaufman is enjoying the first LPGA event for many reasons. She had win earn her tour card back at Q-School after a disappointing 2018 season. And what a start in the first event on tour, firing back to back 66’s to go 13 under par and take a 2-shot lead into the 3rd round looking…

Kaufman Leads in Australia, Happy to be Back on Tour

Kaufman Leads in Australia, Happy to be Back on Tour

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA… Clark native Kim Kaufman lost her LPGA Tour card in 2018 and had to go back to the grueling Q-School to regain status on tour. She did exactly that and gained a new appreciation for how hard it is to succeed. “You know it would be nice to be that consistent player who finishes 4th on the money list…

Zenner Hopes to Continue his NFL Career

Zenner Hopes to Continue his NFL Career

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Former SDSU star running back Zach Zenner was back in Sioux Falls Monday and chatted with KDLT Sports about his career in the NFL. The 2018 season was certainly a roller coaster when he was cut after an injury only to be re-signed late in the season. And he produced for the Lions when given a chance,…

Develin Admires Brady’s Work Ethic

Develin Admires Brady's Work Ethic

Tom Brady will play in his 9th Super Bowl Sunday when his New England patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. And if you listen to his teammates like James Develin, it’s no accident that he’s had so much success. Brady works extremely hard to stay in shape and to prepare for each week’s opponent setting…

Adam Vinatieri Returning To Colts For 24th NFL Season

S.D. Native & SDSU Alum Will Turn 47 Next Season

INDIANAPOLIS, IND  —  Death, taxes and Adam Vinatieri kicking in the NFL. Age isn’t slowing the Rapid City native and SDSU alum down, or stopping him from playing his 24th season. Indianapolis general manager Chris Ballard announced today that the Colts will be bringing Vinatieri back next season.  The 46-year old is the NFL’s career record holder for most points at…

Waselenchuk Happy To Be Back in Sioux Falls

Waselenchuk Happy To Be Back in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The best racquetball player in the world is healthy again which is bad new for the International Racquetball Tour. Sunday he rolled past Daniel DelaRosa 15-4, 15-2 in the singles championship at the 41st annual Lewis Drug Pro-Am Tournament. He was disappointed to have missed last year’s tournament with a knee injury because of the friendship he’s…

Kane Waselenchuk Returns To The Top At The Lewis Pro/Am Racquetball Tournament

Top IRT Pro Sweeps Daniel DeLaRosa In Singles Championship

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Kane Waselenchuk was quick to note that he never really lost the Lewis Pro/Am Pro Singles Championship over the last two years, he simply was unable to compete due to injury. He proved that this year, completing a dominant tournament by defeating Daniel DeLaRosa 15-4 and 15-2 in the IRT Singles Championship on Sunday afternoon. Click…

Lewis Pro/Am Tournament A Favorite Stop On IRT Tour

Championship Play This Weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  With the majority of their pros living in the sunny south or California, you wouldn’t think a visit to Sioux Falls during a snowpacalypse would be a favorite stop on the International Racquetball Tour. To the contrary, the Lewis Pro/Am has been a long time must for pros on the tour long before it officially became…

Zach Zenner Could See More Carries Against Home State Vikings

SDSU Alum Playing Well In Detroit

DETROIT, MI  —  Before he wore the blue and yellow at South Dakota State, Zach Zenner grew up a Minnesota Vikings fan in Eagan. This week Zach’s got a chance to help deal a crippling blow to his hometown team’s playoff hopes. After initially being cut following an injury and returning to the Detroit Lions on November 9th, the SDSU alum…

Mauer to have Number Retired by Twins

Mauer to have Number Retired by Twins

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they will honor Joe Mauer by retiring his uniform number 7 during a pre-game celebration for a yet to be determined date during to the 2019 season. Mauer, 35, joins Harmon Killebrew (No. 3 – 1975), Rod Carew (No. 29 – 1987), Tony Oliva (No. 6 – 1991), Kent Hrbek…