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Doane Top Pick In GPAC

Doane College, with 99 points and nine first place votes, is the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) baseball coaches' choice to win the 2015 regular season league title.


Morningside Picked To Repeat

Morningside College, champions of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) regular season and tournament titles in 2014, is the coaches' choice to win the 2015 GPAC softball title.


Augustana Sweeps Weekly Honors

A pair of Augustana basketball players have swept the weekly basketball honors for the southern division of the Northern Sun Conference.


Timberwolves Drop Another

Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-84 on Monday night without the injured Kevin Durant.


NDSU Extends Coach

North Dakota State University head football coach Chris Klieman has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Bison at least through the 2021 season.


Hot Hawks Down Timberwolves

Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.


Gopher Women Lose Showdown

Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night.


Iowa State Women Score Upset

Nikki Moody scored 14 points, including two free throws with 17. 5 seconds left, to help Iowa State upset No. 8 Texas 58-57 on Sunday.


Larson Leads Jacks To Victory

South Dakota State senior Cody Larson scored a career-high 27 points, and added a game-high 12 rebounds, to lead the Jackrabbits to a sixth straight win with a 76-72 victory over Oral Roberts.


Coyotes Lose On Road

IUPUI jumped out to a 20-5 lead and never looked back in a 65-50 win against South Dakota Saturday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.


Streak Ends For USD Women

Akilah Sims came off the bench to score 17 points and Kelsi Byrd added 16 points as the IUPUI Jaguars snapped the South Dakota women’s basketball team’s four-game winning streak 68-43 on Saturday.


Yotes Shine On Track

The University of South Dakota track and field teams won seven events and broke three school records at the Jim Emmerich Alumni Invitational in Brookings.


Jacks Top USD In Pool

For the second time this season, SDSU swept USD in the pool. This time the Jackrabbit men won,182-108, while the women won, 155-139.

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Coyotes Notch Road Win

South Dakota erased an eight-point halftime deficit and got 12 points and nine rebounds off the bench from Eric Robertson to beat Western Illinois 68-58 Thursday night inside Western Hall.


USD Women Keep Summit Lead

Tia Hemiller and Nicole Seekamp both tallied 15 points and seven rebounds as the South Dakota women’s basketball team held off Fort Wayne to win 73-72 in the Gates Sports Center on Thursday night.


Big Ten Women In Spotlight

Nationally ranked Nebraska and Iowa were winners while Minnesota was upset in Thursday night's Big 10 women's basketball action.

Twins - Trips

Twins Host Diamond Awards

Thursday was a special night for the Minnesota Twins organization and Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com offered a summary of events on the Twins website.


Former Viking All Pro Dies

Running back Tommy Mason, the first draft pick in Minnesota Vikings history, has died. He was 75.


Jacks Make It Five Straight

All 14 Jackrabbits on the roster played, 10 of them scored and five of them scored in double figures, as South Dakota State closed its three game homestand with an 82-53 win over Fort Wayne on Wednesday.


SDSU Women Get Road Win

Senior Megan Waytashek led South Dakota State to a 74-61 win over Western Illinois Wednesday night in Summit League women’s basketball action at Western Hall.

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House Education Committee Repeals Foundation Funding

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The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.

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Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal


One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

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Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed


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More Money Requested For Higher Education

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South Dakota legislators will again be asked to provide higher funding levels for the higher education system.