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SDSU Season Ends In Playoffs

Walter Payton Award finalist Vernon Adams threw for five touchdowns, including two in a pivotal third quarter, to lead third seeded Eastern Washington to a 41-17 victory over South Dakota State in second round action of the FCS playoffs.

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Jacks Continue Run

South Dakota State continues its Football Championship Subdivision playoff run Saturday afternoon, traveling to No. 3 national seed Eastern Washington.

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Vikings Play At Ravens

The Vikings are on the road this week as they travel to Baltimore to play the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.

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USD Women Win, Men Lose

It was a home win for the University of South Dakota women’s basketball team and a road loss for the Coyote men’s squad Thursday.

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Oral Roberts Returns

The Summit League announced the addition of Oral Roberts University as its ninth fulltime member Thursday.

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Lusignan Earns League Honor

South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan has been named The Summit League Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year.

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Smoke Gets In T-Wolves Eyes

The NBA says the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.

Jacks Rip Dakota State

A total of 10 Jackrabbits scored at least two points and four scored in double figures as South Dakota State rolled past Dakota State by a score of 88-62 on Wednesday night at Frost Arena.

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Huskers Win In Challenge

Terran Petteway tallied 14 points to pace the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a 60-49 win over the Miami Hurricanes in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

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Cassel Gets The Call

Matt Cassel will start at quarterback on Sunday as the Vikings take on the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens in Baltimore.

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Dakota State University Names New President

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José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., will become the 23rd president of Dakota State University.

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City Budget Process Begins

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The Yankton City Commission has begun the initial work to put together a budget for 2016.

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Nebraska May Increase Spending

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Nebraska lawmakers will get their first official look at the budget this week.

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Electric Rates Could Increase

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Many electric consumers in South Dakota could see their bills go up this year.

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Senior Abuse To Be Studied

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While the Executive Board of the South Dakota legislature will set up summer study committees, there is one task force that was already authorized by lawmakers in this year’s session.