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Stampede Win 6th In A Row Over Fargo

Herd Beat Force 3-2

Sioux Falls, SD—Adam Dawe, Mitchell Mattson and Nolan Walker all scored as the Sioux Falls Stampede improved to a perfect 6-0-0 against first place Fargo this season with a 3-2 victory over the Force Friday night at the PREMIER Center. A crowd of 5,882 witnessed Mikhail Berdin’s 10th victory of the season in goal with 26 saves on the night….

Michael Orris Makes G-League Debut For Agua Caliente In Loss To Skyforce

Sioux Falls Wins 113-103

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  On Friday former South Dakota State Jackrabbit guard Michael Orris was waiting tables in Indianapolis. Sunday he was back in South Dakota making his NBA G-League debut. Best remembered for his game winning shot in the Summit League Tournament Semifinals last March against USD, former Jackrabbit Michael Orris signed with the Los Angeles Clippers G-League affiliate,…

Stampede Stumble Against Last Place Madison

Herd Lose 6-4

Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Stampede came out on the wrong end of a wild, 6-4 contest to the Madison Capitols before 6,305 fans at the PREMIER Center Saturday night. Sioux Falls lost the back-and-forth battle despite outshooting Madison 39-21 on the night. Capitols forward Kamil Sadlocha tallied a hat-trick in the win for Madison. Mitchell Mattson and Kevin Conley…

Stampede Stop Fargo For Fifth Straight Time

Herd Win In Shootout 3-2

Sioux Falls, SD—Kevin Conley scored in round two of the shootout and Jaxson Stauber stopped all three Fargo shooters as the Sioux Falls Stampede topped the Force 3-2 in a shootout before 7,435 fans on New Year’s Eve at the PREMIER Center. The Herd improved to 5-0-0 against Fargo this season and earned their first shootout win of the year….

Oklahoma City Spoils New Years Eve For Skyforce

Sioux Falls Drops 115-108 Decision

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (9-13) led early, but the Oklahoma City Blue (12-10) controlled the final three periods on their way to a 115-108 victory on Sunday night at the Sanford Pentagon.   After trailing by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter, the Skyforce cut the deficit to just two points, trailing 102-104…

Storm’s Tyler Knight Retires From Football

All-Time IFL Leader In Tackles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  In the Indoor Football League, Superman has left the building. Storm linebacker Tyler Knight announced on twitter today that he is retiring from football.  Since joining the Storm in 2011, Knight has been a part of five championships, and is the IFL’s all time leader in tackles and fifth in sacks.  He’s also been an all-time Sioux…

Stampede Comeback Nets Third Win In Fargo

Herd Beat Force 3-2 In Overtime

Fargo, ND—Nolan Walker’s blast 2:38 into overtime lifted the Sioux Falls Stampede to a 3-2, come-from-behind, victory over the Fargo Force Friday night at Scheels Arena. The Herd rallied from a 2-0 deficit to top the Herd and improve to a perfect 4-0-0 against the Force this season with all four games taking place in Fargo. Artem Ivanyuzhenkov and Kirill…

Skyforce Rally Past Northern Arizona In Two Overtimes

Sioux Falls Snaps Four Game Home Losing Streak With 120-118 Win

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (9-12) snapped a four-game home losing streak in their comeback, double-overtime win over the Northern Arizona Suns (7-13) on Friday night at the Sanford Pentagon.   Phoenix Suns two-way player Alec Peters (26 points and eight rebounds) had the hot hand early for the Suns in a back-and-forth first quarter that saw…

BEST OF 2017: Top Local Sports Stories

A Look Back At The Biggest Headlines Of 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the first time the South Dakota men’s basketball team won the Summit League regular season title and entered the Summit League Tournament as the favorite to reach their first ever NCAA Tournament. It led to an epic semifinal with arch rival South Dakota State, who’d caught fire towards seasons end. In front of more than…

Stampede Stumble Out Of The Break Against Sioux City

Herd Fall 3-1

Sioux Falls, SD—It was déjà vu all over again for the Sioux Falls Stampede Thursday night. Another closely contested game against their I-29 rivals that ended in a tough loss. The Herd fell 3-1 to the Sioux City Musketeers before 5,313 fans at the PREMIER Center. It marked the third straight game in which the Herd mustered just one goal…

Skyforce Struggles At Pentagon Continue In Loss To Texas

Force Now 3-6 At Home After 122-119 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (8-11) dropped their third straight home game on Saturday night, losing 122-119 in the closing seconds to the Texas Legends (10-10) at the Sanford Pentagon.   Though each team led by double-digits at one point during the game, neither side was able to stay in front for very long in what ended…

Stampede Stop Central Illinois

Herd Pick Up 5-3 Win Heading Into Holiday Break

Sioux Falls, SD—Two late goals by Kevin Conley and Reid Stefenson helped lift the Sioux Falls Stampede to a 5-3 victory over the Central Illinois Flying Aces in front of 4,713 fans Sunday evening at the PREMIER Center. After letting a 3-1 lead slip away, the Stampede rallied back with two goals in the final 2:30 to improve to 12-7-6…

Skyforce Drop Fourth Straight

Fall To Iowa 106-99

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (7-9) dropped their fifth home game of the season 106-99 to the Iowa Wolves (6-9) at the Sanford Pentagon on Sunday night.   Minnesota Timberwolves two-way player Anthony Brown (25 points, six rebounds and six assists) and Melo Trimble (24 points, seven assists and five rebounds) paced an Iowa offense that shot…

Stampede Bust Phantoms In Overtime

Sioux Falls Wins 4-3

Sioux Falls, SD—Kevin Conley’s power play goal 2:51 into overtime lifted the Stampede to a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Youngstown Phantoms in front of 10,036 fans at the PREMIER Center Saturday night. The largest crowd of the season witnessed a solid performance from the Herd who improved to 11-6-5 on the season and in third place in the Western…

Stampede Stop Tri-City For 5th Straight Win

Herd Take Down Storm 4-2

Sioux Falls, SD—It might still be early in the season, but the Stampede are starting to look in midseason form. The Herd scored three power play goals and pushed their winning streak to five games with an impressive 4-2 victory over the Tri-City Storm before 5,731 fans at the PREMIER Center Saturday night. The Herd finished the month of November…