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Jackrabbit Runner Honored

South Dakota State’s Brendan Sage was named The Summit League’s Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week.

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SDSU, USD Picked 1-2

South Dakota State was selected to capture the 2014-15 Summit League women’s basketball championship after winning its third consecutive regular season title a year ago.

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Timberwolves Fall In Tuneup

George Hill had 17 points and seven assists, Shayne Whittington scored all of his 11 points in the second half, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-90 in the teams' preseason opener on Tuesday night.

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Peterson Going To Court

A spokeswoman for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's attorney says the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge during his first court appearance in Texas since his indictment last month.

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GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its top volleyball Players of the Week.

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Iowa QB Drama Continues

The quarterback drama continues for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

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Losses Cost SDSU, UNI In Poll

Conference losses cost South Dakota State and Northern Iowa spots in the FCS Coaches Football Poll Top Ten.

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Sioux City Gets National Tourney

The City of Sioux City's Convention & Tourism Bureau and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) have announced that the NAIA Softball World Series has a new home.

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Summit Tabs Soccer Best

Area players are in the spotlight with this week's Summit League soccer awards.

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Coyote Earns Award

Senior defensive specialist Riley Haug was named the Summit League’s Defensive Volleyball Player of the Week in a league release on Monday.

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GPAC Hands Out Weekly Honors

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has honored its weekly Football Players Of The Week.

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Cyclone A.D. Fined

The Big 12 has publicly reprimanded and fined Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard $25,000 for his rant against league officiating following last weekend's loss to Oklahoma State.

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Royals Advance On

Alex Gordon hit a bases-clearing double in the first inning, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas each homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 on Sunday night to finish a sweep of their AL Division Series.

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Huskers Drop On Tough Loss

Nebraska nearly scored a great comeback win, but Saturday's loss to Michigan State cost them a couple spots in this week's AP football poll.

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Trick Play Foils Chiefs

Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the San Francisco 49ers converted a fake punt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17 on Sunday.

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Viking Player Arrested

Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson has been arrested for disorderly conduct.

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Jacks, Coyotes Lose MVFC Games

South Dakota State and South Dakota both lost Missouri Valley Conference football games in Illinois Saturday. And both were blowouts at the finish.

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Vikings Drubbed By Pack

Julius Peppers returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown, Aaron Rodgers threw for three scores, and the Green Bay Packers routed the Minnesota Vikings 42-10 on Thursday night.

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Royals Gain Advantage

Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years.

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Jacks Open League Play

The South Dakota State University football team opens Missouri Valley Football Conference play Saturday, traveling to Illinois State in a battle between nationally ranked teams.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.