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Mauer, Santana Lead Twins

Joe Mauer and Eduardo Escobar each hit run-scoring doubles to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

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Jacks Roll Past Leathernecks

Top-seeded South Dakota State scored a season-high 50 first half points to cruise to an 87-50 win over No. 8 seed Western Illinois in quarterfinals of The Summit League Championships.

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SDSU Women Tally Win

South Dakota State advanced to The Summit League Championship semifinals for the fifth time in six championships with a 79-61 win over No. 7 seeded Denver Saturday.

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USD Women Advance

Nicole Seekamp scored a season-high 25 points as top-seeded South Dakota christened Denny Sanford PREMIER Center with a 78-70 win against eighth-seeded Fort Wayne Saturday in the first game of the Summit League Tournament.

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SDSU, NDSU Sweep Top Honors

South Dakota State and North Dakota State swept the major awards in basketball from the Summit League Thursday.

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USD Coach Among Award Winners

University of South Dakota coach Amy Williams is the women's basketball Coach of the Year in the Summit League and some of her players also received honors from the conference Thursday.

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Twins Win Grapefruit Game

Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday night.

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Husker Women Move On

Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.

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Nebraska Girls Open Tourney

The Nebraska girls high school basketball tournament opened Thursday in Lincoln with games in all six classes.

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Iowa Girls Advance

Action in four classes highlighted Thursday's action at the Iowa girls high school basketball tourney.

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Twins Top Gophers

Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor could have made it easier on his former college team if his B squad wasn't so good.

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Vikings Deal Quarterback

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed with the Buffalo Bills to trade quarterback Matt Cassel next week for an undisclosed draft pick.

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Husker Losing Streak Continues

Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a badly needed win over Nebraska Wednesday, 69-57.

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GPAC Names Season Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced year end honors for men's and women's basketball.

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Summit Stars To NCAA Event

The NCAA has announced the participants that will compete in the 2015 NCAA men's and women's indoor track and field championships, including three Summit League athletes.

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Timberwolves Fall Again

Kenneth Faried had 18 points and 14 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets win their second straight since firing coach Brian Shaw, 100-85 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

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Iowa Girls Tourney Continues

Wednesday's action in the Iowa girls high school basketball tourney included results in three classes.

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Midland Secures Title

Third-seeded Midland continued to play the role of spoiler, as they upset top-seed Morningside, 89-67, in the title game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Basketball Tournament.

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Concordia Shocks Mustangs

Concordia snapped Morningside's 39-game home winning streak with an 80-72 win in the title game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Postseason Basketball Tournament.

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Augie Claims NSIC Crown

Augustana men's basketball won its third game in as many days to capture the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament with a 98-82 victory over MSU Moorhead (32-3) on Tuesday night at the Sanford Pentagon.

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South Dakota School Districts Discussing Budgets

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School districts across South Dakota are working to figure out their budget needs for the next school year.