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Month: October, 2014

Governors Advance To Semi-Finals

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Pierre Governor football team is on to the next round of the Class 11AA playoffs after their dominating 50-28 display over Douglas on Thursday evening.  Pierre did receive a scare from the Patriots in the first half. After the Governors quickly erupted to a 13-0 lead but some defensive miscues & penalties allowed Douglas to inch their way back & only trailed Pierre at the half by a score of 26-21.

After the intermission, the Governors found a rhythm in their rushing game as Luke Snyder & Brevin Kaiser both scored on the ground. Forced to play defense Thursday night due to several injuries, Kaiser intercepted a pass & returned the play 69 yards for another score which locked the victory for Pierre. Kaiser was one of many to lead the Governors to a victory on Thursday night as he finished the night 19-34 with 298 yards passing & four touchdowns plus a rushing score. Nick Gusso tallied 154 yards receiving while Erin Severyn recorded 115. Luke Snyder led the Governors with 110 yards rushing.  

Pierre’s season is extended for another week as they advance to the semi-final round of Class 11AA football. The Governors will travel to the eastern part of the state on Friday November 7th for a tilt against Brookings. Time & location is still yet to be determined.


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High School Football Score From 10-30-14

Friday, October 31, 2014

Class 11AAA 1st Round  

 

SF Lincoln 65, Rapid City Central 7

Brandon Valley 17, Sioux Falls Washington 7

Sioux Falls O'Gorman 34, Aberdeen Central 19

SF Roosevelt 49, Rapid City Stevens 14

 

Class 11AA 1st Round

 

Brookings 34, Watertown 13

Harrisburg 33, Mitchell 6

Pierre 50, Douglas 28

Yankton 43, Huron 21


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Class 11AAA & Class 11AA Football Semi-Final Matchups

Friday, October 31, 2014

Class 11AAA

#4 SF O Gorman @ #1 SF Lincoln

#3 Brandon Valley @ #2 SF Roosevelt

 

Class 11AA

#4 Harrisburg @ Yankton

#6 Pierre @ #2 Brookings


*Games To Be Played On November 7th*


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Dakota Marker Game

Friday, October 31, 2014

Gov. Dennis Daugaard and North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple have staked a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s Dakota Marker football game between South Dakota State University and North Dakota State University.

Dalrymple and Daugaard wagered a $125 charitable donation based on the game’s outcome. Dalrymple agreed to donate $125 to Daugaard’s charity of choice, South Dakota Cribs for Kids, if the South Dakota State Jackrabbits win Saturday’s football game.

Daugaard said he will donate $125 to Dalrymple’s chosen charity, Habitat for Humanity – Northern Lights Chapter, should the Bison of North Dakota State win the cross-border rivalry. The governors agreed on the wager amount in recognition of North Dakota’s and South Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood, which is the day after the game. The annual Dakota Marker rivalry game will be played at 2:30 p.m. CDT on Saturday at the Fargo Dome in North Dakota. The game can be listened to on KCCR beginning at 1:30PM on Saturday afternoon. 


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Stevens Posts Double Double In Jackrabbit Victory

Friday, October 31, 2014

(From SDSU Sports Information Desk)

Sophomore Chynna Stevens recorded a double-double as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened the 2014-15 season with a 77-40 exhibition win over South Dakota Mines Thursday. Stevens scored 12 points, shooting 5 for 8 from the field and 2 for 3 from the free-throw line, and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds, including five offensive boards. Former Pierre Lady Governor Kaitlyn Severyn played three minutes in the exhibition opener, attempting one shot & recording one steal. South Dakota State returns to action Nov. 8 when it hosts Northern State at 7 p.m. in the friendly confines of Frost Arena.


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Zenner Named Campbell Trophy Finalist

Friday, October 31, 2014

(From SDSU Sports Information Desk)

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner was named Thursday as a 2014 recipient of the National Football Foundation National Scholar Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments. The honorees also comprise the finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which recognizes an individual as the top football scholar-athlete in the nation.

Zenner was one of 17 student-athletes selected from a nationwide pool of 169 semifinalists across all NCAA divisions and the NAIA. Each member of the 2014 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class will receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship and will be honored during ceremonies Dec. 9 at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The winner of the Campbell Trophy will receive a $7,000 increase in postgraduate funds for a total of $25,000.

A biology/pre-medicine major, Zenner has compiled a 3.87 grade-point average. He was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Second Team in 2012, before receiving first-team honors in 2013. Zenner plans to attend medical school following graduation. In addition, Zenner has served multiple terms as president of the SDSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and was named earlier this fall to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. He is a two-time team captain. Zenner is the second Jackrabbit student-athlete to be honored as a National Scholar-Athlete, joining Ryan Berry in 2008.


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Stanley County School board to hold special meeting

Friday, October 31, 2014

 

Stanley County's school board holds a special meeting Saturday morning.

 

Agenda items include a review of board policy and an executive session to discuss negotiations.

 

Saturday's meeting starts at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the Parkview Gymnasium.

 

 

 


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All-State Chorus and Orchestra concert this week

Friday, October 31, 2014

 

 Dozens of local students are participating in this weekend's All-State Chorus and Orchestra in Sioux Falls.

 

Members of the two groups were selected by audition. Practices are being held throughout today and into Saturday.

 

The concert is 7 p.m. Saturday in the Sioux Falls Arena.

 

 


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Halloween tonight

Friday, October 31, 2014

All sorts of ghosts, goblins, super heroes, penguins and princesses will be out today as local children celebrate Halloween.

It should be a busy evening, especially in the early hours, as the trick-and-treaters head off to neighborhood homes as well as special events.

While motorists are reminded to be careful watching for children, officials also are providing other tips;

*** Trick-or-treat during daylight hours or take a flashlight if going out after dark.

*** Add reflective tape to costumes and trick-or-treat bags

*** Make sure vision is clear when wearing masks or other head garb

*** Adults should accompany young children; unaccompanied children should trick-or-treat in groups

*** Inspect candy before consuming; discard anything suspicious.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Seven projects receive Pierre Educational Foundation mini-grant

Friday, October 31, 2014

Seven projects will share $3,558.58 in mini-grants awarded by the Pierre Educational Foundation.

 

The money comes from the fall cycle of the grant program which is designed to provide funds to teachers for various projects. None of the grants are more than $1,500.

 

Projects and teachers receiving funds are: 

*** Making Math More Meaningful – Amber Stout, Jefferson Elementary - $445.00

*** Bringing “Apple” to the Classroom – Andrew Dempewolf, McKinley Elementary - $498.99

*** Drafting and Design with a 3D Printer – Tom Rogers, T.F. Riggs High School -- $1,434.00

*** Music + Movement = Fun and Learning! – Jennifer Nedrebo, Jefferson Elementary -- $353.99

*** Pedal Power: Active Bodies = Active Minds – Jackie Richey, Jefferson Elementary - $200.00

*** Beyond the Basil to Bergen-Belsen – Melodie Briggs – Washington Elementary - $126.70

*** Kayaking – Lisa Bahe, T.F. Riggs High School -- $500.00

Since it began in 1995, the foundation has provided more than $143,000 in grant funds to support teachers and educational projects in the Pierre Public School District.

 


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