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Valencia Back In Division

The Royals have added some infield depth by acquiring third baseman Danny Valencia from the Orioles for outfielder David Lough.

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Jackrabbits, Coyote On Elite List

More post season honors have come for some Jackrabbits and a Coyote football player.

SDSU Women Win Again

Junior Megan Waytashek (Lino Lakes, Minn.) led four Jackrabbits in scoring as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team (9-4) defeated Northern Illinois (4-4) 67-50 Tuesday in front of 1,511 fans at Frost Arena.

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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

Bailey Morris of Concordia and Ben Imig of Midland are the GPAC basketball Players of the Week.

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Wild Win Shootout

Jason Pominville scored the lone goal of the shootout as the Wild clipped the Canucks 3-2 at The X.

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Coyote Earns Summit Honor

South Dakota freshman diver Greysen Hertting was named Summit League Diver of the Week for the period ended Dec. 15.

Jacks Add Two For Volleyball

South Dakota State head volleyball coach Phil McDaniel announced Tuesday that Carley Gerving from Lead (Rapid City Stevens) and Ashley Beaner from Sioux Falls (Roosevelt), have committed to play at South Dakota State next season.

Jackrabbit Nabs Summit Award

After sitting out last season with an injury, one SDSU women’s basketball player is making the most of a new start this season.

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NSIC Honors Schilling Again

For the second time this season, Augustana sophomore forward Casey Schilling has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

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Timberwolves Fall In Boston

Jared Sullinger dropped in 24 points with 11 rebounds and five assists to lead the Celtics in a 101-97 win over the Timberwolves at the TD Garden

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“Intestinal Fortitude” May Help You Stay Healthy

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The National Institute of Health is part of an ongoing study to better understand the makeup of “Gut Microbiomes.”

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MidAmerican Energy Expands Wind Power in Iowa

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Iowa’s largest utility company has wrapped up work on its eighth and ninth wind farm projects, and is preparing to start work on its 10th wind project his spring.

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Iowa Senator Wants Apology from Stanford

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A state senator says Iowa shouldn't stand for what Stanford's band did at halftime during the Rose Bowl last month.

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Bald Eagles Thriving in Nebraska

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The number of active bald eagle nests in Nebraska is at an all-time high.