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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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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.