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Jacks Stay Unbeaten

The South Dakota State men shot over 65 percent in the first half and an even 50 percent in the second half in beating Houston Baptist 92-68 on Tuesday in the first game of the Cancun Challenge.


Coyotes Outscore Miners

South Dakota senior guard Casey Kasperbauer scored a career-high 26 points on a night when he made his 200th collegiate three-pointer and led the Coyotes to an 83-63 win against South Dakota Mines Tuesday inside the DakotaDome.


Huskers Earn Victory

Andrew White III and Shavon Shields combined for 23 first-half points to lead Nebraska past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 67-44 on Thursday night.

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Nebraska Adds Champs

The final three Nebraska prep football champs of 2015 were crowned Tuesday in action in Lincoln.


Big Ten Has New Award

The Big Ten's top performer on kickoffs, punt returns or both will receive the Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year trophy beginning this season.


Carew Seeks Transplant

Hall of Famer Rod Carew is hoping to qualify for a heart transplant after a massive heart attack two months ago.

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USD Women Win Home Opener

South Dakota senior guard Nicole Seekamp scored 16 points and handed out a career-high 12 assists to lead the Coyotes to a 97-69 win against Marquette in the team’s home opener at the DakotaDome.


Miller Gains Summit Nod

Sophomore Macy Miller of the South Dakota State women’s basketball team was honored Monday as The Summit League Player of the Week.


Timberwolves Keep Sixers Winless

Andrew Wiggins scored 17 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to help the Minnesota Timberwolves keep Philadelphia winless on the season with a 100-95 victory over the 76ers on Monday night.

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Nebraska Titles Decided

Three Nebraska high school football titles were decided in Lincoln Monday.


Iowa Champs Crowned

Three Iowa high school football champs were crowned Monday in games postponed from Friday because of bad weather.

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Glenn Steps Down

University of South Dakota Head Football Coach Joe Glenn announced his retirement Monday in a press conference held in the Muenster University City on the USD campus.


NSIC Earns Three Spots

The NSIC will send three teams to the NCAA Central Region volleyball tournament as Concordia-St. Paul, Southwest Minnesota State and Wayne State all advanced to postseason play.


Vikings Lose To Packers

Aaron Rodgers threw for 212 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Datone Jones had two of Green Bay's six sacks and the Packers scored a 30-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday to pull even in the NFC North race.


Jacks To Face Montana

South Dakota State will make its fourth consecutive appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs and will travel to Montana in first-round action on Saturday.

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Glenn Stepping Down

University of South Dakota Athletic Director David Herbster has called a press conference for 11 a.m. Monday morning to announce the retirement of Head Football Coach Joe Glenn.


Rhoads Out At Iowa State

Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads is out after seven seasons.

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Coyotes Fall In Semis

Denver’s Kayla Principato and Ruth Okoye combined for 27 kills and the Pioneers (26-6) outlasted the South Dakota Coyotes (15-16) 25-13, 25-14, 19-25, 25-21 in the semifinal round of the Summit League Tournament Saturday in Hamilton Gymnasium.


Jacks Lose In Double OT

Western Illinois quarterback Sean McGuire scored on a 7-yard run in the second overtime, lifting the Fighting Leathernecks to a 30-24 victory over fifth-ranked South Dakota State Saturday afternoon at Hanson Field.


Augie Falls In Playoffs

No. 11 Humboldt State racked up 707 yards of total offense and held No. 24 Augustana University to a season-low 279 yards to defeat the fifth-seeded Vikings 45-31 in the first round of the NCAA Playoffs on Saturday.

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SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

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While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

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New Sr James Care Center Dedicated in Yankton

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The newly expanded Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton was officially dedicated and blessed this week.

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Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

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Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

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Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

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A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

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Yankton City Commission Approves Addition to Water Plant Contract

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The Yankton City Commission approved an additional four hundred twenty thousand dollar contract for design updates on the new water treatment plant.