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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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USD Star Honored

Junior outside hitter Kendall Kritenbrink of USD was named Summit League Volleyball Player of the Year.

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Jacks Seek Playoff Spot

The South Dakota State University football team will attempt to make one final push toward a possible playoff berth Saturday, when the Jackrabbits travel to Youngstown State for a matchup between nationally ranked teams.

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Vikings Visit Packers

NFC North rivals meet for the second time this season when the Vikings head to Lambeau Field Sunday to play the Green Bay Packers.

SDSU Men Lose, Women Win

It was a split decision Thursday for SDSU basketball fans as the Jackrabbit men lost on the road while the women were winning at home.

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USD Women Lose In Overtime

Kyndal Clark scored 19 of her 26 points in the second half and overtime to lead the Drake Bulldogs past the South Dakota women’s basketball team 89-81 in overtime on Thursday night in the Sanford Pentagon.

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Iowa Titles Decided

Two northwest Iowa high school football teams completed unbeaten seasons with championship victories Thursday.

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Volleyball Tourneys Open

Three classes of South Dakota high school volleyball championships began at three sites Thursday.

Jacks Men On Road, Women Home

South Dakota State will have both basketball teams in action Thursday with one team home and the other on the road.

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GPAC Tabs Volleyball Honors

The 2013 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Volleyball All-Conference Team has been selected.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.

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Event To Prepare Meals

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A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.