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Augie Pitcher Drafted

Augustana sophomore Jordan Milbrath was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 35th round of the baseball draft Saturday.

Twins Fall Twice

It was anything but a Sunday stroll in the park for the Twins.

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Five Punch Tickets

Five teams have already advanced to Omaha for the College World Series. UCLA, LSU, NC State, Louisville and Indiana have locked up spots. There are still three teams left to fill out the eight-team field.

Its Bayne After Rain

After a postponement on Saturday due to rain, Trevor Bayne took the checkered flag at yesterday’s DuPont Pioneer 250 at Iowa Speedway.

Coyotes Add Teammates

– Former Sioux City Bishop Heelan teammates Katelynn Poss and Megan McCarthy will be teammates again at USD.

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Augustana Teams Rate High

Augustana qualified 12 teams for NCAA postseason play to earn sixth place in the final 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings.

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Pitchers In Draft Spotlight

Pitching was the top priority for the Twins in Thursday’s opening rounds of the major league draft.

Twins Lose Series

The Twins scored first, but the Royals got the last laugh again.

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Tribute To CWS History

Johnny Rosenblatt’s Infield at the Zoo will be formally unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today in Omaha.

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USD Thrower At Nationals

The first of the Coyote track stars competed Wednesday at the national championship.

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Congress Left With Few Days to Finalize Budget

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When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.

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Death Penalty Petition Continues in Nebraska

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.

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75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Underway

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Up to a million people may descend on western South Dakota this week to take part in the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

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Mid-American Economy Sees Weak Growth in July

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for July, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, slumped for the month.

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Nebraska Best Burger Contest Underway

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There is a twist in this year's Nebraska Beef Council's Best Burger Contest.