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SDSU Runner Sets Jackrabbit Mark

The SDSU men’s cross country team made history on Friday afternoon as Trent Lusignan qualified as the first Jackrabbit to make the NCAA D-I Cross Country Championships.

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Showdown At The Dome

State bragging rights will be on the line Saturday as South Dakota State travels to South Dakota for a key Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup

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Vikings Head West

The Vikings head west to take on the NFC-leading Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

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Montana Ends Frost Arena Streak

South Dakota State had the longest D-1 home win streak in the country snapped Thursday.

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Titles Decided In South Dakota

Three state championship crowns were earned Thursday in South Dakota high school football playoff action at the Dakota Dome.

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Iowa Playoffs Continue

The pairings have been set for a pair of title games next week after semifinal round action Thursday in two Iowa high school football classes.

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Cyclones Top USD Women

No. 18 Iowa State outscored the South Dakota women’s basketball team 31-15 over the final 8 minutes, 30 seconds to top the Coyotes 88-72 on Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum.

Jackrabbit Men, Women Add Recruits

Both the South Dakota State University men’s and women’s basketball teams added four recruits on Wednesday.

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Coyote Women Sign Nebraskan

South Dakota women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has announced the signing of Kate Liveringhouse of Bellevue West High School (Neb.) to a National Letter of Intent.

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Timberwolves Add Victory

Kevin Love tallied 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists to power the Timberwolves to a 124-95 win over the Cavaliers at the Target Center.

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University of Nebraska President Calls for Major Impact on Water Resources

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says the support the university receives from the state attracted him to the position.

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Iowa Lottery Considering Online Gaming

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Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets.

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Yankton Middle School to Add Art Teacher

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The Yankton School Board has decided to add a full time art teacher back to the staff at the Middle School.

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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.