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Packers Edge Vikings

Eddie Lacy rushed for 125 yards on 25 carries, both season highs to help Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hang on for a 24-21 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

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Jacks Earn Playoff Spot

The South Dakota State University football team will make its third consecutive appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, traveling to Montana State in first-round action Saturday afternoon.

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SDSU Kicker Honored

South Dakota State kicker Justin Syrovatka was named Sunday as the Missouri Valley Football Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.

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Coyotes End Rough Weekend

.Tyler Nelson scored 24 points and Mike Kirkland had 20 points in leading Fairfield to an 80-72, overtime victory against South Dakota Sunday on the third and final day of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

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Record Win Advances Morningside

Football coach Steve Ryan broke the record for career football coaching victories at Morningside when the fourth-ranked Mustangs defeated No. 13 Ottawa University 42-21 in the first round of the 2014 NAIA Championship Series Saturday.

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Jacks Top Coyotes

South Dakota State scored on its first five offensive possessions and cruised to a 37-14 victory over the University of South Dakota in the regular season finale for both teams Saturday.

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Jacks Host Coyotes

A football rivalry is renewed in Brookings Saturday.

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Coyote Women In Road Loss

Kelsey Plum scored 37 points to lead the Washington Huskies past the South Dakota women’s basketball team 96-82 in Alaska Airlines Arena on Thursday night.

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South Dakota Spikers Advance

Round one of the three South Dakota state volleyball tournaments were contested Thursday at three venues.

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Iowa Titles Decided

Iowa crowned three state high school football champs on Thursday. Iowa crowned three state high school football champs on Thursday.

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Peterson Discusses Future

Adrian Peterson tells USA Today he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both sides.

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Sioux Falls Gets Regional

The NCAA announced Thursday that The Summit League and the Sioux Falls Sports Authority will serve as hosts for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Regional to be played March 25-28, at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.

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Volleyball Standouts Honored

South Dakota volleyball players Kendall Kritenbrink, Sydney Dimke, Melissa Firtko and Brittany Jessen were all named to the All-Summit League team Thursday.

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Vikings Add Running Back

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.

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Coyotes Gain Road Win

Margaret McCloud scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the South Dakota women’s basketball team past Portland State 86-57.

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Husker Women Stay Perfect

Tear'a Laudermill scored 20 points on Wednesday night, and No. 16 Nebraska used a big second-half run to pull away from Washington State 82-61.

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Timberwolves Top Knicks

Kevin Martin shook off an illness to score 37 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves, missing three starters, beat the New York Knicks 115-99 on Wednesday night.

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GPAC Tabs Volleyball Best

The 2014 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Volleyball All-Conference Team has been selected.

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Home Streak Ends For SDSU

A 22-game home win streak, tying the school record, came to an end Tuesday for the South Dakota State women's basketball team.

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Huskers Roll On

Terran Petteway scored 23 points, Shavon Shields added 16 and No. 21 Nebraska shook off a sloppy first half to beat Central Arkansas 82-56 on Tuesday night.

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