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National Honor For GPAC Star

Morningside College’s Kyle Schuck, a 6-2, 180 lb. senior wide receiver from Cherokee, Iowa, was named the 2013 Rawlings-NAIA National Football Player of the Year.

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Vikings Play At Cincy

The Vikings play their final road game of the season on Sunday in Cincinnati against the Bengals.

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Coyotes Outscored On Road

Drew Kelly scored a career-high 40 points and Kareem Storey tied Morehead State’s single-game record with 16 assists as the Eagles soared past South Dakota 120-83 Thursday night.

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USD Women Roll To Win

Tia Hemiller’s team-high 15 points led a balanced South Dakota effort in the Coyotes’ 76-48 win against College of St. Mary (Neb.) Thursday night inside the DakotaDome.

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Wild Fall To Penguins

The Penguins scored four unanswered goals between the first and second periods on their way to a 5-2 win over the Wild.

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Historic Matchup For Gophers

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will open next season by playing Louisville at a U-S Coast Guard base in Puerto Rico.

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SDSU Men Tame Wildcats

South Dakota State shot a season-high percentage from the floor for the second game in a row, 60 percent, in a 75-56 win over Wayne State on Wednesday at Frost Arena.

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Timberwolves Cool Off Blazers

The Timberwolves jumped out to a 69-33 lead at halftime and held on for a 120-109 victory against the Trail Blazers at the Target Center.

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Twins Trade Doumit

The Twins have traded catcher Ryan Doumit to Atlanta.

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Valencia Back In Division

The Royals have added some infield depth by acquiring third baseman Danny Valencia from the Orioles for outfielder David Lough.

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.

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Budget Decisions Loom

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says as he makes a final decision on state funding for K-through-12 public schools,