Local: Sports

Sports

Ponder Hopes To Return

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is optimistic that he’ll be able to play this week.

basketball2

Timberwolves Finally Beat Lakers

The Timberwolves snapped a six year losing streak Sunday.

basketball3

USD Women Suffer Setback

UC Irvine survived a late comeback attempt to top the South Dakota’s women’s basketball team 68-64 at the Bren Events Center on Sunday afternoon.

football3

Coyotes Lose Heartbreaker

Ellis Henderson’s 98-yard kickoff return with 1:36 to go in the fourth quarter helped No. 12 Montana survive South Dakota 31-27 Saturday at the Dakota Dome.

jacksqb

Jacks Win Home Finale

The South Dakota State University football team closed out the home portion of its regular season schedule with a 29-0shutout victory over Indiana State.

vikingshelmet

Viking Receiver Arrested

Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is dealing with some legal issues after his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.

vikingspete3

Vikings Rally For Victory

Adrian Peterson’s one-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter gave the Vikings the lead as they held on to beat the Redskins 34-27 at Mall of America Field.

jacksfb2

Home Finale For SDSU Gridders

The South Dakota State University football team closes out the home portion of its schedule Saturday, hosting Indiana State in Missouri Valley Football Conference action.

hockey

Wild Streak Snapped

Nicklas Backstrom scored the only goal of the overtime shootout, leading the Capitals to a 3-2 win over the Wild at the Verizon Center.

jacksmbbcoach

SDSU Men Open On Road

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team opens the 2013-14 season this weekend with a pair of games at the USD Classic in San Diego, Calif., hosted by the University of San Diego.

Recent Headlines

in Local

South Dakota Democrats Talk Medicaid Expansion

medical file

Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.

in Local

House Education Committee Repeals Foundation Funding

state capitol pierre

The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.

in Local

Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal

gaspump

One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

in Local

Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed

fema

South Dakota’s Congressional delegation met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to talk about new flood maps for the City of Sioux Falls.

in Local

More Money Requested For Higher Education

College Money Student

South Dakota legislators will again be asked to provide higher funding levels for the higher education system.