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Twins Weekend In Seattle

The Minnesota Twins step out of the Central Division for the first time this season as they play a weekend series in Seattle.

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Boever Granted Extension

Gabby Boever of the South Dakota State women’s basketball team has been granted a sixth year of eligibility, NCAA officials announced Thursday.

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Hoiberg On The Improve

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg has been released from the hospital, less than a week after open-heart surgery.

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Coyote Captures Crown

South Dakota junior Kelsey Barrett won the 10,000-meter run under the lights during the Drake Relays distance carnival Thursday night.

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Jacks Ready For Spring Game

The South Dakota State University football team will conclude spring practice Saturday with the annual Jackrabbit Spring Game.

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Pelfrey Pitches Twins To Win

Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 Wednesday night.

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Wild Fall To Blues

Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice and the St. Louis Blues sent Minnesota goalie Devan Dubnyk to an early exit while beating the Wild 6-1 in Game 4 to even the Western Conference quarterfinal series Wednesday night.

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SDSU Women Finish Third

The South Dakota State women’s golf team finished third at the 2015 Summit League Women’s Golf Championship at the Bayonet…

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Gophers Add Transfer

Minnesota is beefing up its frontcourt with the addition of Illinois State transfer Reggie Lynch.

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Vikings Get New Schedule

The Minnesota Vikings will start the 2015 season on the road, for the sixth time in the last seven years, with a Monday night game at San Francisco.

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Royals Rally Past Twins

Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer, then drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, as the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.

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Jacks Add Guard

South Dakota State head men’s basketball coach Scott Nagy announced the addition of Illinois high school standout Tevin King.

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SDSU Women Draw Holiday Foes

The 2015 Paradise Jam Tournament pairings have been announced and the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will play Maryland, Old Dominion and Pittsburgh as part of the Reef Division.

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Husker Women Add Assistant

Tulsa assistant coach Britney Brown is joining the Nebraska women's basketball staff.

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Royals Roll Past Twins

Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night.

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Seekamp Will Return

University of South Dakota women’s basketball player Nicole Seekamp (Renmark, South Australia) has been granted a fourth year of eligibility by the NCAA.

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Wild Blanks Blues

Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series on Monday.

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Jacks Sweep Baseball Awards

For the second time this season, South Dakota State University baseball players Reid Clary and Adam Bray were honored with weekly Summit League Awards.

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Softball Honor For Coyote

South Dakota freshman designated player Christy Warnock has been named Summit League Player of the Week for the period ended April 19. It is the first career award for Warnock, who hails from Omaha, Neb.

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Saunders Remains Coach

Flip Saunders, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations, says he will also serve as the team's coach "until I feel we need to move in a different direction."

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Storm Spotting Class In Yankton

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We all have to take responsibility for our own safety when it comes to severe weather.

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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.