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Coyote Earns Valley Honor

A University of South Dakota defensive lineman is among this week's football players honored by the Missouri Valley Football Conference.


Hawkeyes Continue Rise

Unbeaten Iowa has gained more ground in the Associated Press college football poll after defeating Indiana Saturday.


Jacks Upend Illinois State

Freshman quarterback Taryn Christion ran for one touchdown and threw for two more, helping lead 11th-ranked South Dakota State to a 25-20 victory over No. 2 Illinois State Saturday in the final game played at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium.


Huskers Surprise Spartans

It was time for a last minute victory to come Nebraska's way.

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USD Playoff Hopes Alive

South Dakota quarterback Ryan Saeger threw three touchdown passes, including a game-winning 5-yard strike to Aaron Ramsey on 4th-and-goal with 3:09 remaining, to lead the Coyotes to a 34-31 win against Southern Illinois Saturday at the DakotaDome.


SDSU Claims Soccer Title

South Dakota State captured its second consecutive Summit League Tournament win, defeating top-seeded North Dakota State, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Fishback Soccer Park.


Dordt, NWU Claims Crowns

The 2015 GPAC Cross Country Championships were hosted by Doane College on Saturday with the Dordt women and Nebraska Wesleyan men capturing the team titles.


Augie Stuns Hawkeyes

Daniel Jansen hit a jumper as time expired to lift No. 1 Augustana men's basketball to a 76-74 exhibition win over the University of Iowa in front of 12,874 fans on Friday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.


A Farewell To Coughlin Alumni

Saturday marks the end of an era in South Dakota State football as the Jackrabbits host Illinois State in a battle of nationally ranked teams.

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Iowa Teams Seek More Success

Iowa and Iowa State hope to build on recent success as part of Saturday's busy college football schedule.


SDSU Sweeps Exhibitions

South Dakota State's men's and women's basketball teams scored easy victories in an exhibition basketball doubleheader Thursday at Frost Arena.


Jacks Win, Coyotes Lose

South Dakota State scored three goals over a 12-minute span to defeat Oral Roberts, 3-1, in the opening game of the Summit League Women’s Soccer Championship Thursday at Fishback Soccer Park.


GPAC Soccer Teams Compete

The 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Postseason Women's Soccer Tournament completed quarterfinal action on Thursday with the one, two, three and five seeds all victorious.


Heat Tops Timberwolves

Dwyane Wade showed no ill effects from a migraine headache two days ago, scoring 25 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 96-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.


Predators Nip Wild

Cody Hodgson scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period to lift the Nashville Predators over Minnesota 3-2 on Thursday night after Wild star Zach Parise was injured.


Hunter Steps Down

Torii Hunter has declared an end to his playing career of 17-plus major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins.


Vikings List Injuries

The Minnesota Vikings have a long injury list this week.


Mingo Earns League Honor

South Dakota State junior Megan Mingo from Yankton was named The Summit League Women’s Golfer of the Month Wednesday after leading the Jackrabbits in three October events.

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Nebraska Playoffs Roll On

Two classes of Nebraska prep football playoffs were in action Wednesday.


Former Viking Dies

Fred McNeill, the former Minnesota linebacker who helped the Vikings reach two Super Bowls in his 12-year NFL career, has died. He was 63.

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Two Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says two people were 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.