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Sky’s The Limit For Flatten With Skyforce

Sky's The Limit For Flatten With Skyforce

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Though he grew up two hours away in Clark, it took going to college at South Dakota State for Skyler Flatten to get familiar with the Sioux Falls Skyforce. “The last 3 years I probably went to 4-5 games and I was there for their last championship.”  Skyforce Forward Skyler Flatten says. Getting a taste of professional ball…

Palo Looking Forward to Leadership Role with Skyforce

Palo Looking Forward to Leadership Role with Skyforce

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Skyforce will have mostly new faces when they take the floor on November 8th to open the G-League season. But one guy who’s glad to be back is veteran guard Bubu Palo who’s actually starting his 5th season in Sioux Falls. And with so many young guys on this year’s team, he knows that playing the…

Flatten Still Playing Basketball in South Dakota

Flatten Still Playing Basketball in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Skyler Flatten opened lots of eyes with his high-flying play on the basketball courts when he was at Clark/Willow Lake. That led to a scholarship at SDSU where he spent much of his time injured. But when a finally got healthy and the NCAA granted him that extra year of eligibility, Flatten took off. He was a…

Temple Scores as Herd Fall 4-1 at Tri-City

Temple Scores as Herd Fall 4-1 at Tri-City

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Sioux Falls Stampede dropped their third-straight game, first of a four-game road trip, 4-1, against the Tri-City Storm on Thursday night at the Viaero Center. Gabe Temple scored his first United States Hockey League goal for the Stampede, while Grant Adams made 30 of 33 saves on the night. In a rematch of the 2019 Western Conference…

Lincoln Spoils Stampede’s Home Opener & Clark Cup Celebration

Herd Fall To 1-2 After 6-4 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Lincoln Stars scored four unanswered goals between the second and third periods to spoil the Sioux Falls Stampede’s home opener and Clark Cup celebration 6-4 on Saturday night at the Premier Center. Brian Carrabes scored two goals for the Stampede who saw a 3-1 second period lead slip away.  Matthew Miller netted two for the…

Owens Enjoys the Challenge of Re-Loading

Owens Enjoys the Challenge of Re-Loading

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Stampede have their home opener Saturday night at the Premier Center after starting the regular season 1-1. Head coach Scott Owens was faced with a similar task last year with many new faces and it turned out well, they won the Clark Cup. This year’s version will also take a program for fans on Saturday night…

Stampede Fall In Clark Cup Rematch With Chicago

Herd Lose 4-2 In Fall Classic

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Sioux Falls Stampede split the weekend following a 4-2 defeat in a 2019 Clark Cup Final rematch with the Chicago Steel at the 2019 DICK’s Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic. Forward Jakub Lewandowski scored his second goal in as many games, while Herd goaltender Grant Adams stopped 36 of 39 shots.   The highly anticipated rematch,…

Skyforce Introduce New Coach Eric Glass

20th Head Coach In Franchise's 31-Year History

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — The Sioux Falls Skyforce are a little over a month away from tipping off the G-League season, and today introduced the man who will lead them in to the new campaign. Eric Glass was officially introduced as the 20th head coach of the Skyforce at the Pentagon this afternoon.  Glass has been within the Miami Heat…

X’s, Sasser Slam Canaries

X's, Sasser Slam Canaries

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Adam Sasser capped a big first inning for the Sioux City Explorers Wednesday night at the Cage. He blasted an opposite field grand slam and it was 6-0 before the Canaries had even come to the plate. It was more than enough runs for the 9-1 win. Alex Boshers went 9 for the Birds, giving up 15…

Birds Fall to X’s Despite Coulter’s 3 RBI’s

Birds Fall to X's Despite Coulter's 3 RBI's

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Canaries built a 3-2 lead in the 3rd inning Tuesday night at SF Stadium against their arch-rivals from Sioux City. Clint Coulter had 2 r-run Scoring singles and finished the night with a 3rd. But the Explorers exploded for 6 runs in their final at-bat to break the game wide open and win 14-4. The Birds…

Birds Bats Booming Against Texas in 20-5 Win!

Birds Bats Booming Against Texas in 20-5 Win!

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Wednesday night at the Birdcage the Sioux Falls Canaries did something only one other team in the American Association has done this year: score 20 runs in a game. The Sioux Falls Canaries (35-53) beat the Texas AirHogs (24-65) 20-5 on Wednesday night. The Birds went 1-2-3 in the first inning but then scored in the…

Canaries Lose 12-10 Despite Ely’s Big Game in His Return to Team

Canaries Lose 12-10 Despite Ely's Big Game in His Return to Team

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Tuesday’s game could have been called the ‘Andrew Ely Show’. Ely finished the night 4-for-5 with a go-ahead home run in the sixth, three spectacular defense plays, and a triple shy of the cycle. His efforts fell short as the Cleburne Railroaders (53-35) escaped the Sioux Falls Canaries (34-53) 12-10 on Tuesday night. Ely drove in…

Birds Out-Scored by Cleburne

Birds Out-Scored by Cleburne

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Two months ago, the Canaries were 27-24 and in 1st place in the division. Things have not gone well since. They scored plenty of runs Monday night to beat Cleburne. But the Railroaders scored more, winning 14-8. Starter Mark Seyler gave up 8 runs in 3 innings for the Birds who kept battling back after Chase Simpson’s…

Pittsburgh Pirates Purchase Contract Of Canaries’ Andrew Ely

Second Player From Sioux Falls To Sign With Major League Organization This Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Despite another loss at Fargo/Moorhead on Saturday there was good news for one member of the Sioux Falls Canaries. Infielder Andrew Ely is returning to affiliated ball after having his contract purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates today.  Ely hit .289 with seven homeruns and 35 RBI, as well as 17 doubles and two triples in 78…

Fargo/Moorhead Finishes Off Season Sweep Of Canaries

Sioux Falls Swept In Fargo After 14-6 Defeat

FARGO, N.D.  —  For the second straight day the Sioux Falls Canaries pitching faltered with a lead at Fargo/Moorhead, wasting a 4-2 lead in the sixth by giving up eight runs on their way to a 14-6 defeat and three game series sweep in Fargo. The RedHawks finished a season sweep of the Canaries as well, winning all seven of…

Canaries Blow Another Late Lead & Fall In Fargo

Birds Waste 7-Run Lead In 11-10 Loss

FARGO, N.D.  —  Friday evening in Fargo was yet another example of why a once promising Sioux Falls Canaries season is now almost certain to become the franchise’s ninth straight losing season. Despite building a 9-2 lead the Canaries pitching staff and bullpen couldn’t hold the RedHawks at bay, giving up a decisive four-run 8th inning to fall 11-10.  The…

Bennett’s 3-Run HR Sinks Canaries in Fargo

Bennett's 3-Run HR Sinks Canaries in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — One big inning was the difference for the Sioux Falls Canaries on Thursday night. The Birds allowed four runs in the fourth inning to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, losing 4-2 in the series opener at Newman Outdoor Field. Mitch Glasser delivered a two-run single in the fifth inning for both of the Sioux Falls runs. The Birds put…

Canaries Lose Matinee Game to Explorers

Canaries Lose Matinee Game to Explorers

SIOUX FALLS, SD — There isn’t a hotter hitter on the Sioux Falls Canaries than Clint Coulter right now. He notched his third home run in three straight games. The Birds (34-47) came up short against the Sioux City Explorers (46-35) 12-5 on Tuesday, splitting the two-game midweek series between the two teams. Canaries starter Alex Boshers completed seven innings,…