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Post 8 Stays Alive in Region Tournament

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Post 8 baseball would play two games in their first day in the regional tournament yesterday. In game one they would take on the defending regional and state champions. Post 8 would drop the 9 inning game 9-8 in a tough battle.

Nick Rabern would get the start striking out 8 and giving up 6 runs.  Will Ellwanger was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just three innings, walked one, struck out one, and allowed three runs.

Rapid City Post 22 never trailed after scoring three runs in the sixth on a three-run home run by Timmy Paris.

Game two would be an elimination game against Sturgis Post 33. Post 8 would get out to an early lead and keep it winning 12-2.

Bradley Dean picked up the win for Pierre Post eight. Dean pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs, nine hits and no walks while striking out five.

Six runs in the first three innings allowed Pierre Post eight to put the game away early. Max Reinke hit a three run blast in the third and had 4 RBIs in game two.

Regional Tournamnet will continue today as Post 8 will take on Mitchell at 2 pm. Winner of that game will play the looser of Post 320 and Post 22 at 8 pm. All the regional action can be here right here on Todays KCCR. 

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Parent/Player Sports Meeting

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A parent/player meeting for all Pierre High School athletes competing during the 2016/2017 sports season will be held on Tuesday July 26th at Riggs High School. Each fall sports team will have their individual parent/player meeting at this time as well. Pierre athletic officials encourage all athletes participating in sports to have the proper paperwork completed.

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Hyde Stadium To Host State Championship This Weekend

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Hyde Stadium will continue to host baseball games this weekend as the South Dakota Class A State U13-14 Baseball tournament will be played.

6 teams make up the field in the pool play tournament.  Brookings, Sioux Falls Central and Brandon consist of one pool while Huron, Watertown and Pierre will make up the other pool. 

Games begin on Friday at 5 pm with Sioux Falls Central taking on Brookings followed by Huron against Pierre. On Saturday, 4 games will be played beginning at 9 am with Brandon against Sioux Falls Central followed by Watertown and Huron at 11 am. At 2 pm, Brandon plays Brookings followed at 7 pm with Pierre and Watertown to wrap up pool play.

There will be a total of 5 games on Sunday with 4 of them played at Hyde Stadium and one at the Pony Field at the Oahe Sports Complex in Southeast Pierre. The Championship game is scheduled for 3 pm and the 3rd place game will be at 5:30 pm.

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Pierre Fast Pitch Wins State

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Pierre Fastpitch went undefeated in five games to win the 18U C Division State ASA Championship in Sioux Falls over the weekend. This is the first ever state title for Pierre. The total team effort resulted in scores of 10-3 over Tyndall; 8-1 over Sioux Falls Thunder; 10-2 over Canton; 13-10 in 8 innings over Tabor in the semifinals; and 11-1 over Tabor again for the title on Sunday. Pierre Fastpitch outscored their opponents 52-17 in five games. The tournament field consisted of 15 teams from across the state.

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Jim Aisenbrey Named to Board

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The principal of Baltic, Jim Aisenbrey has been elected the Division IV Representative on the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) Board of Directors. Aisenbrey has served as the Secondary School Principal in Baltic since 2005. Prior to that he taught and coached at Freeman Public Schools for over 20 years. All SDHSAA member schools were entitled to a vote in the election. Aisenbrey defeated Kelly Messmer of Harding County.

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Pierre Pride Take Runner Up

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Pierre Pride battled back through the loser’s bracket to take runner up honors in the 14U C Division State Tournament in Sioux Falls over the weekend. The Pride won their first two games 6-1 over Rapid City Wicked and 9-8 over Venom before losing to Madison Force 3-13.

They battled back to the championship game by winning their next three games 10-2 over Rapid City Wicked, 7-6 over Elk Point Jefferson, and 11-0 over Madison Force. The Pride’s winning streak came to an end in the championship game as they lost to Venom Sting 3-19.

The tournament field consisted of 17 teams from across the state.

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Good Results For Swim Meets Over The Weekend

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Six athletes from Pierre Swim Team and Head Coach Kent Huckins were in Bismarck, ND over the weekend at the Summer Sizzler swim meet. There were several teams from across South Dakota and North Dakota represented at the Bismarck Aquatic and Wellness Center. PST had a strong showing with many personal best times swam.

Nineteen athletes from Pierre Swim Team competed at the Splash Central Invitational July 17-19 in Huron. There were over 300 athletes representing 14 teams from across South Dakota competing at the meet. PST had a great showing with several personal best times swam, many of which were SD State Qualifying Times and a few new National Age Group Motivational Times. This was a high points meet, awarding trophies to the top 5 achievers in each age group and medals for places 6-8.

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Post 8 Goes 3-2 This Weekend

Monday, July 18, 2016

Another weekend of games for post 8 saw them head to North Dakota were they would go 3-2 on the weekend. In the first two games Post 8 would take on Minot losing game one 5 to 4 and winning game two 14-9.

Then on Friday Post 8 would travel to Bismark they would drop game one 7-0. They would battle back in game two and win 8-2.

Then on Saturday they would battle the weather against Mandan. Post 8 would take the lead 6-1 after two inning before lighting would delay the game then they would get the game called due to weather.

Post 8 will start the regional tournament on Wednesday in Rapid City against Post 22. Game can be heard right here first pitch is scheduled for 11 am. All of there regional games can be heard right here on Todays KCCR. 

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Post 8 Splits Series With Minot

Friday, July 15, 2016

It was another great night for baseball as Post had a double header up in Minot last night. Post 8 would see there 6 game winning streak come to an end in game one as they would lose 5 to 4.  Austin Hoss ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked one, struck out one and allowed one run.Quinn Reimers was solid at the plate for Pierre Post eight. Reimers went 2-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the sixth inning and singled in the eighth inning.

In game two it would be all Post 8 as they would split the series with a 14 to 9. Landon Badger rocked Minot with two home runs. Badger went 2-5 in the game with three RBIs and three runs scored. Badger homered in the second and sixth innings. Each team blasted the other's pitching, and there were 23 total runs and 25 hits during the game. Relief pitchers got their fill of innings during the game, with the opposing managers using seven pitchers in total. Garrett Stout got the win in relief for Pierre Post eight. Stout pitched two innings and allowed one run.

Post 8 will continue their road trip as they had to Bismarck for a double header tonight. They will play Mandan on Saturday in a one nine inning game. 

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Hillsview Continues To Host Tournaments

Friday, July 15, 2016

Hillsview Golf Course continued to host tournaments as they hosted the South Dakota Golf Association Junior Summer tournament. 100 Golfers ranging from 11 to 18 participated in the tournament. Katie Bartlett was able to win in the 16 to 18 girls level. In the boys 16 to 18 boys division Andrew Van Gerpen was able to get the win. Pierre would also have a winner in the girls 14-15 division. Hallie Gronlund was able to win that division with a 81 and Annabelle Simpson finished 4th in that division. For all results of all of the tournament visit   

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