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Highmore Native Competing In National Senior Games

Monday, July 6, 2015

(From AP) 

A Highmore native is taking part in this year's National Senior Games, & he is playing to win. 101 year old John Zilverberg of Highmore is the oldest athlete in the competition that's being held through July 15th in the Minneapolis Area. The South Dakota Senior Games association says Zilverberg will be 102 next month. The retired rancher is competing in discus, shot put, javelin, & softball throw events in the 100-plus age group. Zilverberg says he always tries to bring home gold medals. Zilverberg says he took part in his first senior game in 1985. He adds that he can't do any running & jumping events because one of his legs gave out, but he exercises to keep his arms in shape. 


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Riggs Named Coach of the Year

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sioux Falls Storm Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs has been named the 2015 IFL Coach of the Year. Riggs guided the Storm to a perfect 14-0 regular season in 2015 and the team's sixth consecutive berth in the United Bowl. En route to the #1 seed in the United Conference, the Storm had the #1 ranked offense in the IFL, leading the league in points per game (63.1), yards per game (272.2), and rushing yards per game (124.6). 


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Wolters Shines In Summer League Opener

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Former South Dakota State Jackrabbit star Nate Wolters had a solid start to his NBA Summer League season. Wolters started for the Los Angeles Clippers and scored 12 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out four assists in LA's 75-74 loss to the Orlando Magic in Orlando. Wolters had recently been signed by the Clippers to compete during the summer league. Wolters will play this week with the Clippers and join the San Antonio Spurs  next week in Las Vegas.


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Hammon To Coach Spurs Summer League Team

Sunday, July 5, 2015

(From ESPN.com)

Rapid City native Becky Hammon will coach San Antonio's summer league team in Las Vegas, the Spurs announced Friday. Hammon will be the first female head coach in summer league history. Hammon became the first female full-time assistant coach in NBA history when she joined the Spurs before the 2014-15 season. Now Hammon will be taking the next step in her coaching development. The Las Vegas Summer League begins play July 10. The Spurs play their first game July 11 against the New York Knicks. San Antonio will play at least five games in Vegas. 


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Comeback Victories End Post 8’s Skid

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The Pierre Post 8 Baseball team ended a four game losing skid on Wednesday night with two come from behind walk off wins over McCook-Minor. Trailing 2-1 in the first game of the evening, Post 8 was able to tie the contest in the bottom of the sixth. Later in the seventh with two outs, Connor Gerber scored on a wild pitch & Post 8 won on a walk off by a score of 3-2.

Game two was an offensive slugfest that Post 8 won 12-11. McCook gained the early lead with three runs in both the top of the first & second innings. It didn't take long for Post 8 to answer though as they scored six runs of its own in the second. After allowing Pierre to tie the game, McCook rattled off five runs in the top of the third & led 11-6.

Post 8 began their comeback in the sixth with four more runs. Trailing by one in the seventh, Nick Rabern’s triple brought home Quinn Reimers & Connor Gerber to win the ball game. Rabern finished the evening with six RBI’s. Both teams combined for 23 runs & 20 hits in game two.

Pierre’s two wins on Wednesday night moves their overall record to 17-9 overall & ends a four game losing streak. Pierre will have the holiday weekend off & will resume play on Monday against Rapid City Post 320. 


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SDSU Alumni Social In Pierre

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The annual SDSU Alumni Social held in Pierre will be on July 15th at the Post 8 American Legion Cabin from 6-8PM. Attending the event with be South Dakota State University President David Chicoine, Athletic Director Justin Sell, & member of the SDSU Coaching Staff. Food, Drinks, & SDSU Ice Cream will be provided. Those wishing to attend can RSVP at statealum.org. 
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SD Amateur Baseball Rankings This Week

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The weekly South Dakota Amateur Baseball rankings have been released. 
 

Class A

1. Renner Monarchs

2. Sioux Falls Brewers

3. Sioux Falls Saints

4. Castlewood Ravens

5. Yankton.

Class B

1. Alexandria

2. Dimock-Emery

3. Wynot, Neb.

4. Canova

5. Crofton


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PAYSA Programs Cancelled

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Pierre Area Youth Skating Association has cancelled Drop in Hockey and Stick and Puck until further notice. PAYSA asks to check their website, www.skatepierre.com or visit their Facebook page for any updates. 


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Under Armour Named Official Outfitter of SD Mines

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

(From SD Mines Sports Information Desk)

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology & Under Armour announced on Wednesday that the Baltimore based leader in performance apparel, footwear, & accessories will become the official outfitter of Hardrocker Athletics beginning on July 1st. The multi-year agreement gives Under Armour the right to provide on-field & training gear to 13 varsity sports at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. 


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Enjoy A Home Game

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Pierre Post 8 Baseball team is encouraging everyone to stop by Hyde Stadium on Wednesday night. Post 8 is hosting their final doubleheader of the season against McCook-Minor. After Wednesday’s doubleheader, Post 8 will just have one more home game this season. First pitch for Wednesday’s doubleheader is scheduled for 4 & 6PM. 


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