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Three Class Shootout Set

The 28th Annual 3 Class Shoot-Out basketball all-star game will be held on Saturday, March 28th at the McCook Central Auditorium in Salem.


Wild Are Road Warriors

Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win.


Zenner Set For Pro Day

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner is among about a dozen college players getting a chance this week to work out in front of pro scouts.


Coyotes Begin Spring Ball

University of South Dakota head football coach Joe Glenn has announced his team’s spring practice schedule.


Timberwolves Upend Jazz

Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 27 points, including two 3-pointers to force overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Utah Jazz 106-104 on Monday night.


Augie Star All American

Augustana women's basketball senior Shaunteva Ashley was named to the 2015 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-America team on Monday evening.


SDSU Pitcher Honored

South Dakota State University relief pitcher Talon Jumper was honored Monday as the Summit League Pitcher of the Week, after helping lead the Jackrabbits to a series victory at Western Illinois.


Hall of Famers Square Off

Hall of Fame players Paul Molitor and Ryne Sandberg were managing against each other, making the spring training game between the Minnesota Twins and Philadelphia Phillies a unique matchup.


Ironman Leads Wild

Devan Dubnyk added to his ironman streak, making his 32nd straight start, and the Minnesota Wild extended their string of road wins to nine, scoring a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.


Coyotes Lose WNIT Heartbreaker

So close and yet so far in the University of South Dakota's bid to move on in the WNIT.


Northern Iowa, Hawkeyes Out

Both Northern Iowa and Iowa were eliminated from the NCAA men's basketball tournament Sunday.

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Twins Earn Victory

Danny Santana had four hits as the leadoff hitter, Phil Hughes struck out four and the Minnesota Twins beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Sunday.


Iowa Women To Sweet 16

Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points, Ally Disterhoft had 15 and Iowa beat 11th-seeded Miami 88-70 in the second round of the NCAA women's Tournament on Sunday, earning its first trip to the Sweet 16 since 1996.


Timberwolves Lose At Home

Mo Williams scored 24 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Al Jefferson each added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets snapped their three-game skid by beating Minnesota 109-98 on Sunday night.


USD Women Score WNIT Win

South Dakota scored the game’s first 10 points and that was the difference in a 68-58 win against Creighton in the first round of the WNIT Thursday inside the DakotaDome.


Cyclones Dealt Blow

William Lee scored the last four points for 14th-seeded UAB, and the Blazers upset ninth-ranked Iowa State 60-59 on Thursday in their opening game in the NCAA Tournament.


T-Wolves Not The Worst

Zach LaVine scored six of his 20 points in overtime as the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the New York Knicks 95-92 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NBA's biggest losers.


South Dakota Tourney Begins

It was opening day Thursday for South Dakota boys high school basketball tournaments with action in three venues across the state.

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Twins Fall To Rays

Steven Souza hit his second home run and Nathan Karns took another step toward a spot in Tampa Bay's starting rotation, helping the Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Thursday.


Vikings Add Running Back

The Minnesota Vikings have added another running back to the mix while trying to sort through Adrian Peterson's future with the team.

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