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Vikings Preparing For First Full Squad Practice Of Training Camp

Check Out KDLT Tomorrow For Reports From Eagan

EAGAN, MN  — Football season begins in earnest tomorrow as the Minnesota Vikings report to training camp. Rookies and other select players have been practicing in Eagan since Tuesday and tomorrow will be the first full squad practices.  KDLT Sports’ Zach Borg will be there with reports tomorrow at 5, 6 and 10. Training camp isn’t exactly the highlight of any…

Taryn Christion Signs With Dallas Cowboys

Taryn Christion Signs With Dallas Cowboys

DALLAS, TX… The Dallas Cowboys made a roster move Wednesday, cutting WR Alan Hurns and replacing him with Dak Prescott’s potential backup. That would be former Roosevelt and SDSU signal-caller Taryn Christion. He flew to Dallas last Tuesday and worked out with the team Wednesday making a very positive impression. Christion, who is the Jacks all-time leader in most QB…

Vikings Sign Former Jackrabbit Tiano Pupungatoa

Pupungatoa & Other Rookies Begin Training Camp Tomorrow

EAGAN, MN  —  The Minnesota Vikings have a history of mining talent from FCS and Division Two schools in Minnesota and the Dakotas and, as they head to training camp this week, they hope they’ve found another diamond in the rough in former South Dakota State Jackrabbit Tiano Pupungatoa. The Vikings announcing today that they’ve signed the former All-American guard…

Clark’s Kim Kaufman In Contention At LPGA Great Lakes Invitational

Native South Dakotan Seeking First LPGA Win

MIDLAND, MICHIGAN  —  There’s a chance that Clark native Kim Kaufman’s first LPGA Tour win could be a team effort. This weekend’s Dow Great Lakes Invitational in Midland, Michigan features golfers in competitive teams.  Kaufman is playing with Kris Tamulis and the two had a fantastic second round on Thursday, shooting an eight under par 62 to finish within one…

Goedert Excited to Have Wentz Healthy in Philly

Goedert Excited to Have Wentz Healthy in Philly

ABERDEEN, SD… When Philadephia Eagles Tight End Dallas Goedert was recently in Aberdeen for a football camp, he took time to talk about life in the NFL. The Britton, SD native and former SDSU All-American had a solid rookie season with the defending Super Bowl champs. But for NDSU standout Carson Wentz struggled to stay healthy, just as he did…

Culver Wants to Help With Wolves Winning Culture

Culver Wants to Help With Wolves Winning Culture

MINNEAPOLIS, MN… The Timberwolves rookies met the media on Thursday and top draft pick Jarrett Culver of Texas Tech made it very clear he’s happy to be in Minnesota and wants to help the team moving forward with developing more of a winning culture. That’s something he did in college with teammate Matt Mooney (former Coyote) with the Red Raiders…

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 &…