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Lamb and Wientjes Named To Class B All State Team

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Class B All State girls basketball team has been announced. Chole Lamb and Racquel Wientjes from the two time defending state champion Sully Buttes have been selected. The team was selected by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association.

Lamb, who is a University of South Dakota recruit, was able to average 21 points, 5.5 rebounds, six assists and four steals per game this season for the Chargers. Lamb is also the all-time leading scorer in Sully Buttes history with 1,913 points, which includes appearing in five straight state tournaments and three straight title game appearances.

Wientjes, who will be playing college basketball at Black Hills State, was able to average 20 points per game, and ranks third on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,787 points. She went on to average 3.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and three steals.  


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Selland Of Sandborn Central-Woonsocket Named Class B Girls Player Of The Year

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Myah Selland of Sandborn Central-Woonsocket has been selected as the Class B Girls Basketball Player of the Year after leading the Blackhawks to a runner up finish at this year’s state tournament.

Selland was able to tally up 519 points during her senior campaign and finished her high school career with 2,219 points.
She was able to grab 213 rebounds this season and compiled 961 for her career. She had 532 assist, 368 steals and 211 blocks for her career as well.

She is also a three time first team All-State player and four time All-State selection. Selland will be heading to South Dakota State in the fall to continue her basketball career.   


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Hillsview Golf Course Set To Open Today

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Hillsview Golf Course will officially open for the season today at 11 am. They will keep opening at 11 am at least up until April 1st. If you would like to set up a tee time you can call Hillsview Golf Course at 605-773-6191.

The Hillsview Golf Course will be hosting some big golf tournament this season. They will be hosting the SDGA State Husbank-Wife tournament, which will be the last weekend in June. They will also be hosting the State Class AA Boys Golf tournament in early October.  


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Lamb Named Finalist For SD Girls Basketball Player Of The Year

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sully Buttes senior Chloe Lamb has been named a finalist for the South Dakota Girls Basketball Player of the Year award. Lamb finished her season campaign averaging over 20 points per game and helped lead the Chargers to their second straight state championship. The South Dakota Girls Basketball Player of the Year will be named at a banquet on April 8 at the Sanford Pentagon. 


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S.D. Awards And All Star Game

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls will play host to this year's South Dakota All-Star Awards ceremony and All-Star basketball games. The South Dakota All-Star Awards will be held on April 8 at 7p.m. Former NBA star Chauncey Billups is scheduled to be the featured speaker. Finalists for the ceremonies awards will be announced each day leading up to the event.

The All-Star games will take place on Sunday, April 9. The girls game will be at 1p.m. With the boys game following at 3p.m. The all-star rosters are selected by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association. All-Star game participants will be announced over the next two weeks. 


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Post 8 Baseball Schedule Released

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The 2017 Pierre Post 8 baseball schedule has been released. Post 8 will begin their season on Memorial Day when they host a doubleheader against Rapid City Post 22. In total, Post 8 will host eight doubleheaders, three nine inning games and will be this year's host of the ND/SD Border Battle.

Post 8 will also participate in the 96 team Gopher Classic in Minneapolis, MN. For the full Post 8 baseball schedule, please visit either todayskccr.com or post8baseball.com. KCCR Radio will once again be your home for Post 8 Legion baseball coverage.


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Post 8 Instructional Hitting League

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Post 8 Instructional Hitting League will be returning for another year. The league will begin on April 10th and be held on every Sunday until May 3rd. Starting times will be determined by number of participants. Sessions will be held in the basement of the Reinke/Grey Wealth Management Building. Registration fee is $40.  For more information, visit the post8baseball.com website.


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Tickets On Sale For The SD Hall Of Fame Banquet

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

(From: sdshof.com)

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Tickets are on sale for the 2017 South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame banquet to be held Saturday, April 8, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

All tickets are being handled exclusively by Dakota Sports in Sioux Falls (605-332-2131 or 1-800-888-2193). Tickets are $40 through April 5 with a limited number of tickets available for $50 at the door. Tickets for high school age and younger are $20.A social hour starts at 4:30 p.m. with the dinner at 6 and the program at 7.

Ten people will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, bringing the membership to 285. Three of South Dakota's finest high school coaches – Burnell Glanzer (Armour basketball), Harvey Naasz (Winner football) and Forry Flaagan (Rapid City Stevens cross country) – are among the honorees. Also chosen were basketball greats Dana (Nielsen) Honner and Amy Burnett, world champion bareback rider Marvin Garrett, pole vaulter Duane Rykhus, boxer Jerry James, sportswriter Mel Antonen and referee Jim Ricketts.

The South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame was established by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association in 1968 and is now an independent non-profit organization.


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Pierre Swim Team Competed In Midwest Regional Swim Meet

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Pierre Swim Team was one of 69 teams from eight states competing at the 2017 Midwest Regional Swim Meet held March 25-26 in Minneapolis, MN. This two-day, short course yards meet was held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

Ella Ward-Zeller competed in the girls 11-12 age group, coming home with five out of seven personal best times and placing first overall. Ella placed first in the 100 yard fly, 50 yard backstroke, 500 yard freestyle, 50 yard freestyle, and 100 yard backstroke. She also achieved AAAA times in the 50 yard freestyle and 50 yard butterfly.

In the girls 8 and under division, Amara Dell swam personal best times in the 50 yard backstroke, 50 yard breaststroke, and 25 yard backstroke. Her top finish was in the 25 yard breaststroke, placing fourth with a time of 22.70. Amara swam a BB time in her 50 yard backstroke, with a time of 42.57.

Mason Ward-Zeller placed in the top eight in all of his races for boys 9-10. His time of 1:26.87 in the 100 yard breast earned him a 3rd place finish. He placed fourth in the 100 yard fly, fifth in the 100 yard individual medley and 200 yard free, and seventh in the 200 yard individual medley, 50 yard breast, and 50 yard butterfly. Mason swam three AA times and three A times over the weekend. In the boys 11-12 division, Mason Dell brought home a new personal best time of 35.85 in the 50 yard breaststroke, placing 13th and achieving an A time. His top finish was in the 500 yard free where he placed 12th. This was the last meet for the 2016-2017 short course season.

Pierre Swim Team will be gearing up for the 2017 long course season after their annual awards banquet, which will be held the end of April. For more information on the Pierre Swim Team, visit their website, www.pierreswimteam.com.


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Pierre Junior Shooters Win Again

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Pierre Junior Shooters defeated Forsyth County 4-H 1898 to 1833 last week in the National BB Gun League. Pierre Junior Shooters finishes the season in first place in their Division with a 7 - 0 record.

Pierre Junior Shooters was led by Justin Merriman who shot a 382. The remaining contributing members were Jenna Kruger, Alee Smith, Jessica Hays, and Natalie Mohr.

Pierre Junior Shooters, by virtue of winning the Champions Division, earned one of the two automatic bids to the post season tournament. Based on seasonal average they are seeded second in the four team tournament. Their quarter final game this week is against fellow South Dakota team Humboldt Sharpshooters.

Forsyth County 4-H dropped to 5 - 2 on the season. They finish the season in third place in their Division. Forsyth County 4-H was led by VIVIAN MUNCE who shot a 379. The remaining contributing members were NICKY BRAZIER, PAYTON WALTMAN, SARI WATERS, and AUSTIN HAGLE .


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