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Coyotes Earn First Win

South Dakota rallied from 11 points down with eight minutes to go to knock off Texas State, 57-56, Monday night.

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Vikings Release Jefferson

The Minnesota Vikings have released cornerback A.J. Jefferson after he was arrested and jailed on a domestic assault complaint.

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Timberwolves Swing Trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves are trading former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams to the Sacramento Kings for Luc Mbah a Moute.

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Nebraska Titles Won

Three Nebraska high school football titles were decided in Lincoln on Monday.

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SDSU Earns Playoff Bid

The South Dakota State University football team has been selected for an at-large berth in the 2013 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs and will travel to Northern Arizona in first-round action Saturday.

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Morningside Moves On

GPAC champ Morningside will take to the road for round two of the NAIA football playoffs.

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Vikings Tie Packers

The Vikings and the Packers have played the first tie game in the NFL this season.

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Sumner Is Weekly Winner

South Dakota State University quarterback Austin Sumner was named Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week in leading the Jackrabbits to a 42-13 victory Nov. 23 over Youngstown State.

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Coyotes Earn Home Win

South Dakota guard Nicole Seekamp scored a season-high 26 points to lead the Coyotes to a 74-61 win against Boise State in the Coyotes’ home opener Sunday inside the DakotaDome.

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Jackrabbit Is All American

South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan claimed All-American honors on Saturday as he finished 12th overall at the Division I Cross Country Championships.

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Thune Demands Answers On Rail Car Shortage

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South Dakota Senator John Thune has sent a letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board calling for more insight to the railroad backlog.

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Group Will Help Design Water Plant

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As a new water treatment plant is planned for Riverside Park in Yankton, a citizen’s advisory group is helping with the design.

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Pressler Calls For Higher Gas Tax

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While Congress continues to debate a band aid fix to the federal highway trust fund, at least one South Dakota candidate says gas taxes should go up…now.

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Bank Tax Collections Down

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When the state of South Dakota added up the numbers at the end of the fiscal year on June 30th, most categories showed healthy growth.