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Govs Boys Basketball Wins Three In A Row

Friday, January 20, 2017

Make it three in a row for the Pierre Governor boys basketball team as they were able to beat Sturgis Brown at home last night 61-48. They improve their record to 4-4 on the year.

The Govs would come out firing on all cylinders as they had a 22-8 lead after the first quarter. Sturgis Brown would battle back a little bit in the second quarter as they would cut the lead to as little as four but a couple of runs would put the Govs up 34-23 at half. It would be a low scoring third quarter as the Govs only got 10 and would have a 44-34 lead going into the final quarter. The fourth quarter would be a high scoring one as the Govs got 17 points as Sturgis Brown as able to get 14.

The Govs were led in scoring from Brad Dean who had 19 and Peyton Zabel had 16. Sam Edman was able to add nine points. Sturgis Brown had two score 12 last night, Dawson Geuke and Taylor Eby.

The Pierre Govs will be back in action tomorrow evening in Brookings for a double header. Game should start at around 7 pm. You’ll be able to hear that double header right here on Today’s KCCR. 

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Lady Govs Pick Up Win On The Road

Friday, January 20, 2017

The Lady Govs were also in action last night as they had to travel to Sturgis Brown. The Lady Govs were able to pick up another win 61-49. The Lady Govs improve their record to 6-2 on the season with the victory.

Emily Mikkelsen was the leading scorer as she had 18, 11 of those in the second quarter. Maddie Reinke was able to add 11 and Hallie Jerome was able to score 16. They have won three of their last fours games.

The Lady Govs will travel to Brookings tomorrow for a boys and girls double header as the girls game should be starting around 5:30. 

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Lady Buffs Win In The First Round Of The Southern Plains Tournament

Friday, January 20, 2017

The Stanley County Lady Buffs were in action last night in the first round of the Southern Plains Conference tournament. The Lady Buffs were able to pick up a big win over White River 53-52 to get their third win of the season.

Harley Fischer was able to hit the game winning three as time ran out and scored 16. Micah Hallock was able to score 10 points and Jennifer Sweetman added 11.  

The Lady Buffs have now won two in a row and will continue in the Southern Plains Conference Tournament this evening as they will take on Jones County at 8 pm.  

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Pierre Wrestling Remains At The Top Of The Polls

Friday, January 20, 2017

The Pierre Gov wrestling team stays a top of this weeks Class A high school wrestling rankings.

Aberdeen Central stays at second and Sturgis falls to number three. Rapid City Central and Watertown round out the top five in the poll.

Individually the Govs still have four ranked number one in their weight class, Lincoln Turman (113), Michael Lusk (132), Aric Williams (145) and Spencer Sarringer (195).

Pierre has a total of 10 wrestlers rated in the top 10 of their individual weight classes once again this week with William Turman (120) and Austin Senger (138) rated second.  Lucas Stoltenberg (182) is rated third.  Levi Stoltenberg (220) is rated 4th.  Jack Van Camp (106) is rated 6th and Tye Paulsen (285) is rated 7th this week.

The Govs will host the East-West duals this weekend starting at 11 am tomorrow morning from Riggs Gym. 

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Two Youth Win In The Elks Hoop Shoot

Friday, January 20, 2017

The Pierre Elks Lodge hosted the State Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Shooting contest this past Saturday in Pierre. Two Pierre youth were able to win their age groups. Hadley Hart was able to finish first in the nine and under girls division. She was able to make 14 of 25 free throws to win the group. Dani Frost was also able to win her division, which was the girls 12-13 year old division hitting 18 of 25 free throws.  Hart and Frost, along with the other division winners advance to the Regional Finals Hoop Shoot in Rapid City on March 10-11.  The winners in the Region competition will advance to the National Finals Hoop Shoot in Chicago in April.

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Pierre Govs and Lady Govs Back On The Hard Court Tonight

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Pierre Govs and the Lady Govs head back to the hard court tonight as both teams will be taking on Sturgis Brown.

The boys will be at home as they girls will be traveling. The Pierre Govs are coming into this game having won their last two games over Mitchell and Rapid City Central on Tuesday. Sturgis Brown is coming into this game having loss their last game 62-37 to Rapid City Stevens and are 7-1 on the year. The boys game at home will start at 7 pm.

The Lady Govs are wanting to get the tough loss from Tuesday out of their minds as they loss to Rapid City Central 67-48. The Lady Govs are 5-2 on the season. Sturgis Browns girls team is coming in having loss their last two games to Rapid City Central and Rapid City Stevens 70-28. The game will start at 7:30 pm.

Both the Govs and the Lady Govs will be back in action this coming Saturday as they will both travel to Brookings for a double header. The Girls game will start at 5:30 and the Boys game will start at 7 pm.

You will be able to hear both of these games right here on Today’s KCCR. 

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This Weeks PACA Avera Athlete Of The Week

Thursday, January 19, 2017

 Congratulations to Michael Lusk for being chosen as PACA-Avera’s Athlete of the Week!

Lusk has been wrestling at a very high level all year long.  This past weekend he was tested by some of the best wrestlers in the state. 

Michael won the Mitchell Invitational by defeating the number 1 ranked wrestler and returning state champion from South Dakota Class B. 

With a quick turn around on Mondays dual with Brandon Valley he had to wrestle the number 3 ranked wrestler and  a finalist last year in South Dakota Class A.  He defeated both of his opponents by controlling the action on the mat being very offensive from the neutral position.

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Lady Buffs Start Southern Plains Tournament Tonight

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Stanley County Lady Buffs will start their Southern Plains tournament tonight as they will take on White River. The Lady Buffs are coming off their second victory of the season over Bennett County last Thursday 44-36. They improved their record to 2-6 on the season. White River is coming into this game with a 5-5 record and have lost their last three games. They lost their last game back on Saturday against New Underwood 60-43. 

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Slaughter Named Gatorade SD Volleyball Athlete Of The Year

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Slaughter Named Gatorade SD Volleyball Athlete of the Year Harrisburg's Sami Slaughter has been named the Gatorade South Dakota Volleyball Player of the Year.

Slaughter capped off her senior year by recording 458 kills, 327 digs, and 27 blocks while leading the Tigers to the Class AA State Title.

Slaughter finished her varsity career with 1205 kills, 581 digs and 307 blocks. She was named first team all-state on three different occasions and was named a Max Prep Third Team All-American.

Slaughter will continue her volleyball career at the University of Nebraska.

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Pierre Govs Pick Up Another Big Win

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Pierre Govs were able to pick up their first back to back victories of the season last night as they defeated Rapid City Central 58-47.

The Govs came out firing taking an early 13-6 lead after the first quarter. After a 16 point second quarter the Govs would lead 29-15 at the half. In The third quarter the Govs would outscore Rapid City Central 16-11 to take the 45-26 lead going into the fourth quarter. The Cobblers would battle back in the fourth quarter but it was little to late for them as they would score 21 points.

The Govs were lead in scoring from Peyton Zabel who had 20 points 12 of thoughts game in the first half. Brad Dean would also have a good game as he was able to score 15 on the night. Pierre improves their record to 3-4 on the year.

The Govs will be back in action this coming Thursday at home as they will take on Sturgis Brown at 7 pm. You’ll be able to hear Thursdays game right here on Today’s KCCR. 

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