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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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Rounds Votes No On Lynch

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Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

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Executive Board To Meet

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

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Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

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Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

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New University of Nebraska President Tours State

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.