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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.


SDSU Wrestlers Edged

No. 6 Virginia Tech used wins in the last three matches to record a 20-16 win over the South Dakota State University wrestling team Saturday evening at Frost Arena.


SDSU Seeks Ninth Win

South Dakota State seeks its first nine win regular season in football since 1979 when the Jackrabbits play at Western Illinois on Saturday.


Closing Out Strong

Finishing strong is on the mind of area football squads as they near the end of their 2015 schedules this weekend.

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Iowa Champs Crowned

Three state high school football champions were crowned Thursday in Iowa.

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One Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says one person was killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.

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SD School Boards Set Legislative Priorities


The Associated School Boards of South Dakota held their annual delegate assembly last week to help set direction for the 2016 legislative session.

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A Dialysis Center Opens at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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A new outpatient dialysis center has opened at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.