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2014 Jackrabbits Sports Hall of Class Unveiled

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BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State University student-athletes who were honored as national champions, All-Americans and NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients make up the 2014 class of the Jackrabbit Sports Hall of Fame at South Dakota State University. The Hall of Fame class includes:• Craig Cassen, men's cross country/track and field;• Rod DeHaven, men's cross country/track and field;• Jerry Smith, wrestling;• Tara Tessier, women's basketball Induction ceremonies are scheduled for Oct.... More>>

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All-session passes available for 2015 Summit League Tournament

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - All-session passes for the 2015 Summit League Basketball Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota went on sale this morning at 10:00 a.m. through the Phase 1 Presale. We do acknowledge there was a Service Fee error through Ticketmaster. The error was discovered early in the sale process and Ticketmaster was immediately alerted. The error was corrected and sales have continued without issue. For ticket purchasers who were assessed the original $70.80 Service Fee per ticke... More>>

Class 11AAA & 11AA football preview Video included

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The high school football season is right around the corner, click on the video icon for previews of both Class 11AAA and 11AA. More>>

Canaries win in extra innings

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Sioux Falls, SD-- A five-run outburst by the Sioux Falls Canaries after going down 4-0 early nearly went to waste Tuesday night at the Birdcage, as the home team waited until very last at-bat to steal a 7-6 win against the Sioux City Explorers. Canaries right fielder Steve Tinoco wrapped up the win for the Birds (30-58) with a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 11th inning, giving Sioux Falls their first win in three games. Explorer designated hitter Brock Kjeldgaard rocketed a two-r... More>>

NSU holds Media Day Video included

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Fans of Northern State University football got a treat Monday afternoon as Head Coach Tom Dosch and seniors spoke to the faithful and media about the Wolves' upcoming season. More>>

KSFY/KWSN SD Broadcasters Preseason HS Football Poll for 2014

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Check out the KSFY-KWSN Broadcasters Preseason High School Football Poll More>>

SMSU volleyball ranked No. 7 in AVCA preseason poll

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LEXINGTON, Ky. –The Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball team opens the 2014 season ranked No. 7 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division II Top 25 Preseason Poll.  More>>

Volleyball Opens Camp, Ranked 21st in Preseason AVCA Poll

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 The Northern State volleyball team opened fall camp for the 2014 season Monday with a pair of practices in Wachs Arena. The Wolves will have four days this week of two-a-days. Saturday the Wolves will be holding an intra-squad scrimmage beginning at 4 p.m. More>>

Renner Monarchs, Wynot win state amateur titles Video included

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(Mitchell)- The Renner Monarchs beat the Vermillion Red Sox 11-3, in the Class A championship at the state amateur baseball tournament on Sunday in Mitchell. In the Class B title game, Wynot, Nebraska beat defending champion Alexandria 8-2 for the title. Click on the video icon for the highlights. More>>

Winnipeg blasts the Canaries 14-0

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SIOUX FALLS, SD - Winnipeg trounced the Sioux Falls Canaries (29-58) in the series finale Sunday afternoon, using six homeruns to power their way to a convincing 14-0 victory. The Goldeyes (53-33) took the final two games of the weekend to ensure the series victory and lengthen their North Division lead to 8 games over St. Paul with two weeks to play. Kyle Vazquez (5-7) suffered the loss for the Canaries, allowing nine runs, seven earned, on 11 hits while striking out just one and issuing two... More>>

Canaries lose pitchers duel, 4-3

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Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries came out on the wrong end of an intense pitcher's duel at the Birdcage Saturday night, dropping a 4-3 game to the Winnipeg Goldeyes in a nail-biter.  More>>

Canaries down Winnipeg 5-1 Video included

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Sioux Falls, SD-- A sellout crowd of 4,712 fans got to witness Canary starting pitcher Matt Wickswat carry his team to victory Friday night, as the home team muffled the division-leading Winnipeg Goldeyes with a 5-1 win at the Birdcage thanks to a lockdown performance from the mound. Wickswat (3-7) allowed a lone earned run and seven hits in six strong innings of ball for the Canaries (29-56), who came into the evening looking to rebound after a disappointing series against the New Jersey Jac... More>>

MBB: USD puts out 2014-15 schedule

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VERMILLION, S.D.—Road trips to 2014 NCAA Tournament teams Stanford and Creighton, and a game with UNLV in Sioux Falls in mid-December highlight South Dakota’s 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule announced Friday by head coach Craig Smith. The Coyotes’ schedule includes a 14-game non-conference schedule leading into a 16-game Summit League campaign. Of the 14 non-conference foes, seven were 20-game winners a year ago, four competed in the NCAA Tournament and two others reached the postseason. “O... More>>

New Jersey blasts the Birds 9-1 Video included

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Sioux Falls, SD-- The New Jersey Jackals finished their interleague series against the Sioux Falls Canaries on a triumphant note Thursday, nailing the home team for nine straight runs on the way to a 9-1 victory at the Birdcage. Sioux Falls starting pitcher Ben Moore lasted only four innings against a brutal Jackal offense that used a pair of two-run home runs to cruise to the series win, while Canary first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones was once again the lone highlight at the plate with a solo ho... More>>

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  • WBB: USD puts out 2014-15 Schedule

    WBB: USD puts out 2014-15 Schedule

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:34:04 GMT
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Road games against Kansas, Washington and Marquette over a two-week period and home dates against regional rivals Northern Iowa and North Dakota highlight the 2014-15 South Dakota women’s basketball schedule released by head coach Amy Williams on Thursday. “We’re excited for the challenges that this year’s schedule presents,” Williams said. “We’ll play all but one game on the road during November and almost all of our games in December at home, but those early road trips wi...More >>
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Road games against Kansas, Washington and Marquette over a two-week period and home dates against regional rivals Northern Iowa and North Dakota highlight the 2014-15 South Dakota women’s basketball schedule released by head coach Amy Williams on Thursday. “We’re excited for the challenges that this year’s schedule presents,” Williams said. “We’ll play all but one game on the road during November and almost all of our games in December at home, but those early road trips wi...More >>
  • Twins top prospect suffers a concussion

    Twins top prospect suffers a concussion

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:45:06 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins are relieved that prized center field prospect Byron Buxton only has a concussion following a violent outfield collision with a teammate.In Buxton's first game for Double-A New Britain on Wednesday, Buxton suffered a head injury bad enough to knock him unconscious for about 10 minutes. He ran into right fielder Mike Kvasnicka after both of them ran full speed for a fly ball in the fifth inning.Twins general manager Terry Ryan said on Thursday that the sc...More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins are relieved that prized center field prospect Byron Buxton only has a concussion following a violent outfield collision with a teammate.In Buxton's first game for Double-A New Britain on Wednesday, Buxton suffered a head injury bad enough to knock him unconscious for about 10 minutes. He ran into right fielder Mike Kvasnicka after both of them ran full speed for a fly ball in the fifth inning.Twins general manager Terry Ryan said on Thursday that the sc...More >>
  • Pierre's Getz named KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week

    Pierre's Getz named KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week

    Thursday, August 14 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-08-14 04:14:45 GMT
    Our KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week, is a former two-time state high school golf champion from Pierre, who won the SDGA Amateur title this past weekened. Hallie Getz lead wire to wire, to win the 3-day tournament out at Central Valley Golf Course in Hartford. Getz got a 5-stroke win. She'll be entering her sophomore season at South Dakota State this coming school year. For that performance, winning the SDGA Amateur title, we salute Pierre's Hallie Getz as our KSFY/Ta...More >>
    Our KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week, is a former two-time state high school golf champion from Pierre, who won the SDGA Amateur title this past weekened. Hallie Getz lead wire to wire, to win the 3-day tournament out at Central Valley Golf Course in Hartford. Getz got a 5-stroke win. She'll be entering her sophomore season at South Dakota State this coming school year. For that performance, winning the SDGA Amateur title, we salute Pierre's Hallie Getz as our KSFY/Ta...More >>
  • Fishing Tips with Okoboji Guide John Grosvenor

    Fishing Tips with Okoboji Guide John Grosvenor

    Thursday, August 14 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-14 04:03:02 GMT
    On Wednesday's at six, we head to the water of Lake Okoboji for fishing tips with guide and Skeeter Pro John Grosvenor. John tells us that bigger isn't always better in this weeks tip. Click on the video icon for a look at it.More >>
    On Wednesday's at six, we head to the water of Lake Okoboji for fishing tips with guide and Skeeter Pro John Grosvenor. John tells us that bigger isn't always better in this weeks tip. Click on the video icon for a look at it.More >>
  • Canaries lose day game 8-5

    Canaries lose day game 8-5

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:40:47 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, SD - An explosive Canaries' (28-55) offense picked up where it left off last night, plating four runs in the 1st inning, but didn't do much after that, only scoring one run the rest of the way. Combined with another shaky performance from the bullpen, the Canaries were unable to win a second straight game over the visiting New Jersey Jackals (43-35), falling 8-5 Wednesday afternoon in front of 2,714 fans on Discovery Learning Center Day Care Day. AJ Kirby-Jones got the Canaries o...More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, SD - An explosive Canaries' (28-55) offense picked up where it left off last night, plating four runs in the 1st inning, but didn't do much after that, only scoring one run the rest of the way. Combined with another shaky performance from the bullpen, the Canaries were unable to win a second straight game over the visiting New Jersey Jackals (43-35), falling 8-5 Wednesday afternoon in front of 2,714 fans on Discovery Learning Center Day Care Day. AJ Kirby-Jones got the Canaries o...More >>
  • Canaries win in extra innings

    Canaries win in extra innings

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-08-13 04:54:37 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries waited until the very last minute Tuesday night to salvage an impressive start by pitcher Kyle Vazquez, stealing a 7-6 win from the New Jersey Jackals thanks to a game-winning RBI single from A.J. Kirby-Jones in the bottom of the 12th inning at the Birdcage. The win opens an eight-game homestand on a positive note following a rough road trip that saw the Birds go 1-7 against two clubs. “We had a couple big hits and guys hustling around,” said Kirby-J...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries waited until the very last minute Tuesday night to salvage an impressive start by pitcher Kyle Vazquez, stealing a 7-6 win from the New Jersey Jackals thanks to a game-winning RBI single from A.J. Kirby-Jones in the bottom of the 12th inning at the Birdcage. The win opens an eight-game homestand on a positive note following a rough road trip that saw the Birds go 1-7 against two clubs. “We had a couple big hits and guys hustling around,” said Kirby-J...More >>
  • CFB: Coyotes looking to prove people wrong

    CFB: Coyotes looking to prove people wrong

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-08-13 04:05:39 GMT
    The cameras and mics moved south to Vermillion today,where it was media day for the USD Coyote football team. Head coach Joe Glenn is entering his third season leading the Coyotes. They're looking for improvement coming off a 4-8 season. They have an up and coming young quarterback in sophomore Kevin Earl. USD was picked to finish eighth in the Missouri Valley Conference in the preseason poll. They go into the year with a chip on their shoulder. "We've got to prove it, we have go...More >>
    The cameras and mics moved south to Vermillion today,where it was media day for the USD Coyote football team. Head coach Joe Glenn is entering his third season leading the Coyotes. They're looking for improvement coming off a 4-8 season. They have an up and coming young quarterback in sophomore Kevin Earl. USD was picked to finish eighth in the Missouri Valley Conference in the preseason poll. They go into the year with a chip on their shoulder. "We've got to prove it, we have go...More >>
  • 2014 NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll

    2014 NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:50:31 GMT
    Burnsville, Minn. - For the 11th consecutive season the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears have been picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll. After winning the past seven NCAA National Championships, the Golden Bears received all 15 first place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own team).Minnesota Duluth finished in second in the coaches poll and received the other first place vote. Southwest Minnesota State came in third followed by Northern State. The ...More >>
    Burnsville, Minn. - For the 11th consecutive season the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears have been picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll. After winning the past seven NCAA National Championships, the Golden Bears received all 15 first place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own team).Minnesota Duluth finished in second in the coaches poll and received the other first place vote. Southwest Minnesota State came in third followed by Northern State. The ...More >>
  • Taylor named Assistant AD at Augustana

    Taylor named Assistant AD at Augustana

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:42:38 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Augustana College Director of Athletics Slade Larscheid has named Lee Taylor Assistant Athletic Director for Operations. Taylor assumes many of the responsibilities previously held by Jeff Holm who was recently named Senior Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations at South Dakota State University.Taylor, who is currently an Admissions Counselor at Augustana, was also the head coach of the Roosevelt High School boys' basketball team. He will begin his duties...More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Augustana College Director of Athletics Slade Larscheid has named Lee Taylor Assistant Athletic Director for Operations. Taylor assumes many of the responsibilities previously held by Jeff Holm who was recently named Senior Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations at South Dakota State University.Taylor, who is currently an Admissions Counselor at Augustana, was also the head coach of the Roosevelt High School boys' basketball team. He will begin his duties...More >>
  • CFB: SDSU looking for third straight playoff berth

    CFB: SDSU looking for third straight playoff berth

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-12 20:02:32 GMT
    It's that time of year again for college athletics, as the falls sports season is just around the corner. Today in Brookings, the football team met with the media. The Jacks are looking to make the FCS playoffs for the third consecutive season. To help pave the way for the Jacks, is all-american running back Zach Zenner who's poised to break the Missouri Valley Conference career rushing mark this season. Quarterback Austin Sumner, who's already set SDSU records for completions, yards ...More >>
    It's that time of year again for college athletics, as the falls sports season is just around the corner. Today in Brookings, the football team met with the media. The Jacks are looking to make the FCS playoffs for the third consecutive season. To help pave the way for the Jacks, is all-american running back Zach Zenner who's poised to break the Missouri Valley Conference career rushing mark this season. Quarterback Austin Sumner, who's already set SDSU records for completions, yards ...More >>
  • Royals get Willingham from Twins for minor leaguer

    Royals get Willingham from Twins for minor leaguer

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:08:14 GMT
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals have acquired outfielder Josh Willingham from the Twins for minor league pitcher Jason Adam in an attempt to bolster their offense for the stretch run.The move was made shortly before the Royals, winners of seven straight, opened a four-game series against AL West-leading Oakland on Monday night. Kansas City had climbed into the second wild-card spot and was just a half-game behind Detroit in the AL Central entering the day.Willingham was hitting just .210 f...More >>
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals have acquired outfielder Josh Willingham from the Twins for minor league pitcher Jason Adam in an attempt to bolster their offense for the stretch run.The move was made shortly before the Royals, winners of seven straight, opened a four-game series against AL West-leading Oakland on Monday night. Kansas City had climbed into the second wild-card spot and was just a half-game behind Detroit in the AL Central entering the day.Willingham was hitting just .210 f...More >>
  • 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll

    2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-08-11 22:30:23 GMT
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Defending national champion Grand View (Iowa) begins the season as the No. 1 ranked team in the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.More >>
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Defending national champion Grand View (Iowa) begins the season as the No. 1 ranked team in the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.More >>
  • Jacks bounce Botafogo in Brazil final

    Jacks bounce Botafogo in Brazil final

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-08-11 04:36:38 GMT
    The South Dakota State men's basketball team closed out its Brookings to Brazil Tour on Sunday with a dominating 114-63 win over Botafogo.More >>
    The South Dakota State men's basketball team closed out its Brookings to Brazil Tour on Sunday with a dominating 114-63 win over Botafogo.More >>
  • Getz and Talcott win SDGA Amateur

    Getz and Talcott win SDGA Amateur

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-08-11 04:32:10 GMT
    Both Hallie Getz and Jesse Talcott were leaders after day one of the SD Amateur golf championships, and they both were still leading after the final round. SDSU golfer and Pierre native, Hallie Getz won by 5 strokes carding a three-day total 225. More >>
    Both Hallie Getz and Jesse Talcott were leaders after day one of the SD Amateur golf championships, and they both were still leading after the final round. SDSU golfer and Pierre native, Hallie Getz won by 5 strokes carding a three-day total 225. More >>
  • Reigning champs stay alive in Class A tourney

    Reigning champs stay alive in Class A tourney

    Sunday, August 10 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-08-11 03:57:07 GMT
    The Renner Monarchs and Sioux Falls Saints faced off in an elimination game today in the Class A State Amateur baseball tournament. Renner was the away team and right off the bat tallied up 3 runs. More >>
    The Renner Monarchs and Sioux Falls Saints faced off in an elimination game today in the Class A State Amateur baseball tournament. Renner was the away team and right off the bat tallied up 3 runs. More >>
  • SDSU Golfer leads SD women's amateur championships

    SDSU Golfer leads SD women's amateur championships

    Sunday, August 10 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-11 03:56:10 GMT
    The SDGA Amateur Championships continued Saturday. The women play at Central Valley Golf Course in Hartford, and the men are are Bakker Crossing in Sioux Falls.On the women's side Hallie Getz is leading.More >>
    The SDGA Amateur Championships continued Saturday. The women play at Central Valley Golf Course in Hartford, and the men are are Bakker Crossing in Sioux Falls.On the women's side Hallie Getz is leading.More >>
  • Mauer hopeful for Astros series

    Mauer hopeful for Astros series

    Sunday, August 10 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-11 03:53:05 GMT
    The Minnesota Twins squeezed out a win Sunday afternoon to avoid getting swept by MLB's best, the Oakland Athletics, but they still remain at the bottom of the totem pole. o ...More >>
    The Minnesota Twins squeezed out a win Sunday afternoon to avoid getting swept by MLB's best, the Oakland Athletics, but they still remain at the bottom of the totem pole. o ...More >>
  • Twins trade starting pitcher to Dodgers

    Twins trade starting pitcher to Dodgers

    Sunday, August 10 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-10 16:14:28 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have traded veteran right-hander Kevin Correia to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named or cash.More >>
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have traded veteran right-hander Kevin Correia to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named or cash.More >>
  • Tony Stewart strikes and kills competitor

    Tony Stewart strikes and kills competitor

    Sunday, August 10 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-08-10 16:13:49 GMT

    Tony Stewart will not race Sunday following the death of a sprint car driver who was struck and killed by Stewart at an upstate New York dirt track.

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    Tony Stewart will not race Sunday following the death of a sprint car driver who was struck and killed by Stewart at an upstate New York dirt track.
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  • Amateur Baseball rolls on

    Amateur Baseball rolls on

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:38:48 GMT
    The class-B amateur baseball tournament continued at Cadwell Park in Mitchell on Friday. More >>
    The class-B amateur baseball tournament continued at Cadwell Park in Mitchell on Friday. More >>
  • ‘Winter Dome’ a go for PC

    ‘Winter Dome’ a go for PC

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:39:51 GMT
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College will begin construction on its $2.4 million ‘Winter Dome' by Aug. 15 with an estimated completion date of mid-November. The Presentation College Board of Trustees approved the project at a board meeting Aug. 6.  More >>
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College will begin construction on its $2.4 million ‘Winter Dome' by Aug. 15 with an estimated completion date of mid-November. The Presentation College Board of Trustees approved the project at a board meeting Aug. 6.  More >>
  • Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

    Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:25:01 GMT
    Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick.The two people spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because no official agreement can be reached until Aug. 23, when Wiggins, this year's No. 1 draft pick, becomes eligible to be traded.The deal will unite Love, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in ...More >>
    Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick.The two people spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because no official agreement can be reached until Aug. 23, when Wiggins, this year's No. 1 draft pick, becomes eligible to be traded.The deal will unite Love, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in ...More >>
  • Cougars slotted fifth in NSIC Preseason Poll

    Cougars slotted fifth in NSIC Preseason Poll

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-07 20:49:30 GMT
    BURNSVILLE, MINN., (Aug. 7, 2014):NSIC head football coaches don't foresee much room for an upward move by Sioux Falls this season. The Cougars were picked fifth in the annual Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference preseason media poll released Thursday by the conference. USF finished in a four-way tie for fifth last year (Winona State, Upper Iowa, University of Mary) in Jed Stugart's fourth season as head coach, going 6-5 overall.USF was also picked to finish fifth in the 2013 NSIC football...More >>
    BURNSVILLE, MINN., (Aug. 7, 2014):NSIC head football coaches don't foresee much room for an upward move by Sioux Falls this season. The Cougars were picked fifth in the annual Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference preseason media poll released Thursday by the conference. USF finished in a four-way tie for fifth last year (Winona State, Upper Iowa, University of Mary) in Jed Stugart's fourth season as head coach, going 6-5 overall.USF was also picked to finish fifth in the 2013 NSIC football...More >>
  • Augustana football picked sixth overall; fourth in the South Division in NSIC Preseason Poll

    Augustana football picked sixth overall; fourth in the South Division in NSIC Preseason Poll

    Thursday, August 7 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-08-07 19:01:51 GMT
    BURNSVILLE, Minn. –AugustanaCollegewas picked to finish sixth overall and fourth in the South Division in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Football Coaches' Poll, the league announced on Thursday.Minnesota Duluth was picked as the preseason favorite in both the overall and North Division polls earning 8 first-place votes in the overall poll and seven of eight in the North Division. Minnesota State earned six first-place votes and was picked to win the South Division.UMD's...More >>
    BURNSVILLE, Minn. –AugustanaCollegewas picked to finish sixth overall and fourth in the South Division in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Football Coaches' Poll, the league announced on Thursday.Minnesota Duluth was picked as the preseason favorite in both the overall and North Division polls earning 8 first-place votes in the overall poll and seven of eight in the North Division. Minnesota State earned six first-place votes and was picked to win the South Division.UMD's...More >>
  • Wolves Picked 10th in Preseason NSIC Poll

    Wolves Picked 10th in Preseason NSIC Poll

    Thursday, August 7 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-07 19:00:17 GMT
    The Northern State football team has been selected to finish 10th in the preseason NSIC football poll released Thursday by the league office, as voted on by the league's coaches. The Wolves received 96 points in the poll and were picked to finish fourth in the North Division. Defending North Division Champion, Minnesota Duluth was tabbed the preseason favorites. The Bulldogs received 215 points and eight first-place votes. 2013 NSIC Champion Minnesota State was picked second and received sev...More >>
    The Northern State football team has been selected to finish 10th in the preseason NSIC football poll released Thursday by the league office, as voted on by the league's coaches. The Wolves received 96 points in the poll and were picked to finish fourth in the North Division. Defending North Division Champion, Minnesota Duluth was tabbed the preseason favorites. The Bulldogs received 215 points and eight first-place votes. 2013 NSIC Champion Minnesota State was picked second and received sev...More >>
  • SMSU picked seventh in NSIC preseason poll, while Tonderum named preseason player of the year

    SMSU picked seventh in NSIC preseason poll, while Tonderum named preseason player of the year

    Thursday, August 7 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-08-07 18:59:09 GMT
    BURNSVILLE, Minn. - The Southwest Minnesota State University football team was picked to finish seventh overall and fifth in the South Division in the annual 16-team Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll released on Thursday. SMSU senior running back Tyler Tonderum was also recognized as he was selected as the NSIC South Division Preseason Player of the Year. Minnesota Duluth was chosen as the overall preseason favorite to win the conference, along with the North Di...More >>
    BURNSVILLE, Minn. - The Southwest Minnesota State University football team was picked to finish seventh overall and fifth in the South Division in the annual 16-team Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll released on Thursday. SMSU senior running back Tyler Tonderum was also recognized as he was selected as the NSIC South Division Preseason Player of the Year. Minnesota Duluth was chosen as the overall preseason favorite to win the conference, along with the North Di...More >>
  • Wolters reflects on rookie season at youth camp

    Wolters reflects on rookie season at youth camp

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-08-07 03:41:45 GMT
    Less than a year ago Nate Wolters was a wide-eyed rookie playing in one of his first NBA preseason games at the Sanford Pentagon.More >>
    Less than a year ago Nate Wolters was a wide-eyed rookie playing in one of his first NBA preseason games at the Sanford Pentagon.More >>
  • Jacks look sharp in win over Jacareí

    Jacks look sharp in win over Jacareí

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:53:56 GMT
    JACAREl, Brazil – The South Dakota State men's basketball team moved to 2-1 in their Brazilian tour with a hard-fought 86-73 win over Prefeitura de Jacareí, a team in the A2, or second-tier pro league in Brazil.More >>
    JACAREl, Brazil – The South Dakota State men's basketball team moved to 2-1 in their Brazilian tour with a hard-fought 86-73 win over Prefeitura de Jacareí, a team in the A2, or second-tier pro league in Brazil.More >>
  • Fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor

    Fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-07 01:42:24 GMT
    On Wednesday's at six, we bring you fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor. In this week's tip, John talks about taking young children fishing. More >>
    On Wednesday's at six, we bring you fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor. In this week's tip, John talks about taking young children fishing. More >>
  • Canaries Bad Luck Continues in Amarillo

    Canaries Bad Luck Continues in Amarillo

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:43:00 GMT
    AMARILLO, TX - Despite the best start from Matt Wickswat in months, the Sioux Falls Canaries (26-50) were unable to complete a win against the Amarillo Sox (24-49), falling 8-5 at Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium.More >>
    AMARILLO, TX - Despite the best start from Matt Wickswat in months, the Sioux Falls Canaries (26-50) were unable to complete a win against the Amarillo Sox (24-49), falling 8-5 at Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium.More >>
  • Madison redeems season with state legion title

    Madison redeems season with state legion title

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:22:53 GMT
    The state legion tournament was a little redemption for gentlemen of Madison. “That was a depressing Sunday in Sioux Falls,” Coach Todd Williams said.More >>
    The state legion tournament was a little redemption for gentlemen of Madison. “That was a depressing Sunday in Sioux Falls,” Coach Todd Williams said.More >>
  • Northern State to Induct 2014 Hall of Fame Members

    Northern State to Induct 2014 Hall of Fame Members

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-05 18:44:26 GMT
    Northern State to Induct 2014 Hall of Fame MembersThe Athletics Hall of Fame at Northern State University will induct five members October 3 at the Dakota Events Center.More >>
    Northern State to Induct 2014 Hall of Fame MembersThe Athletics Hall of Fame at Northern State University will induct five members October 3 at the Dakota Events Center.More >>
  • Jacks drop opener in Brazil

    Jacks drop opener in Brazil

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-05 02:17:09 GMT
    SAO PAULO – The South Dakota State men's basketball team arrived in Brazil early Monday morning, six hours later, the Jackrabbits tipped off in their first of four games on the trip, but the long journey and too many turnovers proved costly in an 84-63 loss to Pinheiros.More >>
    SAO PAULO – The South Dakota State men's basketball team arrived in Brazil early Monday morning, six hours later, the Jackrabbits tipped off in their first of four games on the trip, but the long journey and too many turnovers proved costly in an 84-63 loss to Pinheiros.More >>
  • Vikings sign veteran safety Chris Crocker

    Vikings sign veteran safety Chris Crocker

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-08-05 02:16:45 GMT
    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran safety Chris Crocker to give new coach Mike Zimmer some insurance on the unproven back end of his defense.Crocker signed on Monday. More >>
    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran safety Chris Crocker to give new coach Mike Zimmer some insurance on the unproven back end of his defense.Crocker signed on Monday. More >>
  • SDSU ranked 10th in FCS Preseason Coaches Poll

    SDSU ranked 10th in FCS Preseason Coaches Poll

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-08-04 22:53:17 GMT
    SDSU is ranked 10th in the first FCS Coaches Poll of the season. Three-time defending champ, North Dakota State is ranked first. Click for a full list of the Top-25More >>
    SDSU is ranked 10th in the first FCS Coaches Poll of the season. Three-time defending champ, North Dakota State is ranked first. Click for a full list of the Top-25More >>
  • Dakota State basketball fieldhouse getting upgrade

    Dakota State basketball fieldhouse getting upgrade

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-08-04 22:50:24 GMT
    MADISON, S.D. (AP) - Dakota State University is working on a $509,000 project to improve its basketball fieldhouse and make it easier for fans to watch games.More >>
    MADISON, S.D. (AP) - Dakota State University is working on a $509,000 project to improve its basketball fieldhouse and make it easier for fans to watch games.More >>
  • Sanford Pentagon lands ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon game

    Sanford Pentagon lands ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon game

    Monday, August 4 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-04 21:58:07 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The Nov. 18 men’s college basketball game between Wichita State University and the University of Memphis at the Sanford Pentagon will be televised nationally as part of ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –The Nov. 18 men’s college basketball game between Wichita State University and the University of Memphis at the Sanford Pentagon will be televised nationally as part of ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. More >>
  • Farnoik named captain for Iowa State

    Farnoik named captain for Iowa State

    Monday, August 4 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-08-04 19:59:17 GMT
    Former Washington Warrior standout, Tom Farnoik has been named a captain of the Iowa State football team for the 2014 seasonMore >>
    Former Washington Warrior standout, Tom Farnoik has been named a captain of the Iowa State football team for the 2014 seasonMore >>
  • Rapid City Post 22 tops Yankton Post 12 for State-A Title

    Rapid City Post 22 tops Yankton Post 12 for State-A Title

    Sunday, August 3 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-03 22:33:43 GMT
    Rapid City Post 22 captured their 39th Legion title as the Hardhats defeated Yankton 8-1, Sunday afternoon.More >>
    Rapid City Post 22 captured their 39th Legion title as the Hardhats defeated Yankton 8-1, Sunday afternoon.More >>
  • Mingo & Getz capture SDGA Two-Woman Championship

    Mingo & Getz capture SDGA Two-Woman Championship

    Sunday, August 3 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-03 20:37:16 GMT
    Megan Mingo of Yankton and Hallie Getz of Pierre played bogey-free golf at the Hillsview Golf Course in Pierre to capture the SDGA Two-Woman Championship. Mingo and Getz both play golf at South Dakota State and finished the two-day tournament with a 135 totalMore >>
    Megan Mingo of Yankton and Hallie Getz of Pierre played bogey-free golf at the Hillsview Golf Course in Pierre to capture the SDGA Two-Woman Championship. Mingo and Getz both play golf at South Dakota State and finished the two-day tournament with a 135 totalMore >>
  • Goldeyes double up Canaries, 12-6

    Goldeyes double up Canaries, 12-6

    Saturday, August 2 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-03 02:53:12 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- Sioux Falls Canary starting pitcher and American Association All-Star Kyle Vazquez couldn’t contain the bats of the Winnipeg Goldeyes Saturday night, as the road team prevailed in a 12-6 win at the Birdcage. More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- Sioux Falls Canary starting pitcher and American Association All-Star Kyle Vazquez couldn’t contain the bats of the Winnipeg Goldeyes Saturday night, as the road team prevailed in a 12-6 win at the Birdcage. More >>
  • Canaries walk-off with 4-3 win

    Canaries walk-off with 4-3 win

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:56:15 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries waited until the very last second to clinch their fourth win in six games Friday night, snatching a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes at the Birdcage thanks to a walk-off fielder’s choice by Chris Valencia in the bottom of the ninth. Canary starter Kyle Ruwe paved the way for the Birds from the mound, allowing only two earned runs on hits through seven innings. An exceedingly efficient night at the plate from A.J. Kirby-Jones backed up Ruwe’s ro...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries waited until the very last second to clinch their fourth win in six games Friday night, snatching a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes at the Birdcage thanks to a walk-off fielder’s choice by Chris Valencia in the bottom of the ninth. Canary starter Kyle Ruwe paved the way for the Birds from the mound, allowing only two earned runs on hits through seven innings. An exceedingly efficient night at the plate from A.J. Kirby-Jones backed up Ruwe’s ro...More >>
  • MBB: Jackrabbit men bound for Brazil

    MBB: Jackrabbit men bound for Brazil

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:40:02 GMT
    The South Dakota State men's basketball team gets an early start to the 2014-15 season with four games on the slate in a 10-day trip to Brazil. “We’re a young basketball team, so we’ve got a lot to figure out before the season starts, and these four games really give us a head start to the season,” head coach Scott Nagy said. “We’re going to focus on fundamentals and give the players an idea of what we expect out of them when the season starts.” The Jackrabbits head to South America...More >>
    The South Dakota State men's basketball team gets an early start to the 2014-15 season with four games on the slate in a 10-day trip to Brazil. “We’re a young basketball team, so we’ve got a lot to figure out before the season starts, and these four games really give us a head start to the season,” head coach Scott Nagy said. “We’re going to focus on fundamentals and give the players an idea of what we expect out of them when the season starts.” The Jackrabbits head to South America...More >>
  • Canaries fall to Winnipeg 10-7

    Canaries fall to Winnipeg 10-7

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:01:14 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- A two-run first inning by the Winnipeg Goldeyes set the tone for the rest of Thursday’s game, as the team from Canada held on for a 10-7 win over the Sioux Falls Canaries at the Birdcage. The Birds dug themselves into an early hole they couldn’t quite get out of, with the Goldeyes scoring the first nine runs of the game on Canary starter Matt Wickswat (2-6). Sioux Falls first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones supplied part of the offense with a three-run home run for Sioux Falls, who...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- A two-run first inning by the Winnipeg Goldeyes set the tone for the rest of Thursday’s game, as the team from Canada held on for a 10-7 win over the Sioux Falls Canaries at the Birdcage. The Birds dug themselves into an early hole they couldn’t quite get out of, with the Goldeyes scoring the first nine runs of the game on Canary starter Matt Wickswat (2-6). Sioux Falls first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones supplied part of the offense with a three-run home run for Sioux Falls, who...More >>
  • Former Storm QB Dixon named Billings head coach

    Former Storm QB Dixon named Billings head coach

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:34:26 GMT
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Billings Wolves of the Indoor Football League have named former Sioux Falls Storm quarterback Chris Dixon as the team's head coach.The Wolves announced Monday that Dixon had signed a multi-year agreement. Owner Ron Benzel says Dixon won championships as a player and the Wolves believe he will have the same type of success as a coach.Dixon will start recruiting players for the 2015 season and is looking to hire two assistant coaches.Dixon last week announced his reti...More >>
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Billings Wolves of the Indoor Football League have named former Sioux Falls Storm quarterback Chris Dixon as the team's head coach.The Wolves announced Monday that Dixon had signed a multi-year agreement. Owner Ron Benzel says Dixon won championships as a player and the Wolves believe he will have the same type of success as a coach.Dixon will start recruiting players for the 2015 season and is looking to hire two assistant coaches.Dixon last week announced his reti...More >>
  • Class A State Legion Baseball Tournament starts in Huron

    Class A State Legion Baseball Tournament starts in Huron

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:43:52 GMT
    The Class A State Legion Baseball Tournament started Wednesday in Huron. Click on the video icon for some first round highlights.More >>
    The Class A State Legion Baseball Tournament started Wednesday in Huron. Click on the video icon for some first round highlights.More >>
  • Moore sets record in Canaries win

    Moore sets record in Canaries win

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:35:13 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries responded from a disappointing loss Sunday with an offensive explosion at the Birdcage Wednesday night, allowing starting pitcher Ben Moore to pick up his franchise-leading 54th win on the way to a 12-4 blowout over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Moore (5-4) threw six solid innings of ball in his historic start for the Canaries (25-45), allowing four earned runs on six hits while whiffing three. Three different players drove in two men apiece to help provide...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries responded from a disappointing loss Sunday with an offensive explosion at the Birdcage Wednesday night, allowing starting pitcher Ben Moore to pick up his franchise-leading 54th win on the way to a 12-4 blowout over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Moore (5-4) threw six solid innings of ball in his historic start for the Canaries (25-45), allowing four earned runs on six hits while whiffing three. Three different players drove in two men apiece to help provide...More >>
  • Madison's Leighton named KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week

    Madison's Leighton named KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:17:01 GMT
    Our KSFYTaco John's Athlete of the Week lead the Madison legion baseball team to a Class B state title on Tuesday. Madison pitcher Jacob Leighton was the winning pitcher, striking out 9 in the title game. Leighton also had a double in a 5-2 win over Tabor. He was named the best player of the Class B State Tournament. For that performance, and winning Class B Player of the Year honors, we salute Madison's Jacob Leighton as our KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week.More >>
    Our KSFYTaco John's Athlete of the Week lead the Madison legion baseball team to a Class B state title on Tuesday. Madison pitcher Jacob Leighton was the winning pitcher, striking out 9 in the title game. Leighton also had a double in a 5-2 win over Tabor. He was named the best player of the Class B State Tournament. For that performance, and winning Class B Player of the Year honors, we salute Madison's Jacob Leighton as our KSFY/Taco John's Athlete of the Week.More >>
  • Fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor

    Fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:03:09 GMT
    On Wednesday's at six, we bring you fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor. In this week's tip, John talks about what size jig to use. Click on the video icon for this week's tip.More >>
    On Wednesday's at six, we bring you fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor. In this week's tip, John talks about what size jig to use. Click on the video icon for this week's tip.More >>
  • MBB: Exhibition game at Creighton highlights 2014-15 schedule

    MBB: Exhibition game at Creighton highlights 2014-15 schedule

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:34:54 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D., (July 30, 2014): A road exhibition against Creighton University and a showdown versus the 2014 NCAA Division II national champions highlight the 2014-15 University of Sioux Falls men's basketball schedule, which was released Wednesday by head coach Chris Johnson in a press release."As always, we try to put together a challenging schedule and we feel we've done that again this year," said Johnson, who is in his seventh year at the helm of the Cougar program. "This year will ...More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D., (July 30, 2014): A road exhibition against Creighton University and a showdown versus the 2014 NCAA Division II national champions highlight the 2014-15 University of Sioux Falls men's basketball schedule, which was released Wednesday by head coach Chris Johnson in a press release."As always, we try to put together a challenging schedule and we feel we've done that again this year," said Johnson, who is in his seventh year at the helm of the Cougar program. "This year will ...More >>
  • Madison wins State B Legion title

    Madison wins State B Legion title

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:20:31 GMT
    (Tabor)- Madison downed Tabor 5-2 in the state championship game at the Class B State Legion Baseball Tournament on Tuesday afternoon. Madison went unbeaten in the tourney. Click on the video icon for the highlights.More >>
    (Tabor)- Madison downed Tabor 5-2 in the state championship game at the Class B State Legion Baseball Tournament on Tuesday afternoon. Madison went unbeaten in the tourney. Click on the video icon for the highlights.More >>
  • "The Falls" will open next spring

    "The Falls" will open next spring

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:18:32 GMT
    The Falls at Grand Falls Casino Golf Resort will open to the public next year. While the course may look ready for play, “The Falls golf course will open next spring when all eighteen holes meet our expectations, which we hope exceed the expectations of our guests,” says General Manager, Sharon Haselhoff. “This year’s harsh winter, with little snow cover after February, allowed frost levels to permeate the soil significantly deeper than normal. Following that, we experienced a very cool an...More >>
    The Falls at Grand Falls Casino Golf Resort will open to the public next year. While the course may look ready for play, “The Falls golf course will open next spring when all eighteen holes meet our expectations, which we hope exceed the expectations of our guests,” says General Manager, Sharon Haselhoff. “This year’s harsh winter, with little snow cover after February, allowed frost levels to permeate the soil significantly deeper than normal. Following that, we experienced a very cool an...More >>
  • CFB: SDSU picked second in Valley football race

    CFB: SDSU picked second in Valley football race

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:28:05 GMT
    ST. LOUIS — The South Dakota State University football team has been picked to finish second in the Missouri Valley Football Conference during the 2014 season, according to a preseason pollreleased Tuesday Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State again was tabbed as the conference favorite in the poll, which wasconducted among the league’s coaches, sports information directors and select media representatives. NDSU has won 24 consecutive games entering the 2014 season. The B...More >>
    ST. LOUIS — The South Dakota State University football team has been picked to finish second in the Missouri Valley Football Conference during the 2014 season, according to a preseason pollreleased Tuesday Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State again was tabbed as the conference favorite in the poll, which wasconducted among the league’s coaches, sports information directors and select media representatives. NDSU has won 24 consecutive games entering the 2014 season. The B...More >>
  • Rookie quarterback is impressive at camp

    Rookie quarterback is impressive at camp

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:56:04 GMT
    To the delight of the fans, the Minnesota Vikings selected a quarterback in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.More >>
    To the delight of the fans, the Minnesota Vikings selected a quarterback in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.More >>
  • Vikings give Kyle Rudolph 5-year extension

    Vikings give Kyle Rudolph 5-year extension

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:21:09 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year contract extension.More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year contract extension.More >>
  • Asfora/Clayton Adult Open Wraps Up

    Asfora/Clayton Adult Open Wraps Up

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:57:58 GMT
    The 2014 Asfora/Clayton Adult Open wrapped up Sunday afternoon.More >>
    The 2014 Asfora/Clayton Adult Open wrapped up Sunday afternoon.More >>
  • Canaries Unable to Complete Sweep of Explorers

    Canaries Unable to Complete Sweep of Explorers

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:24:22 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, SD - Despite building an 8-1 lead after three innings, the Sioux Falls Canaries (24-45) were unable to complete the sweep of their I-29 rivals, the Sioux City Explorers (28-41), falling 10-9 at the Birdcage Sunday afternoon. More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, SD - Despite building an 8-1 lead after three innings, the Sioux Falls Canaries (24-45) were unable to complete the sweep of their I-29 rivals, the Sioux City Explorers (28-41), falling 10-9 at the Birdcage Sunday afternoon. More >>
  • "Championships are the only thing that matter."

    "Championships are the only thing that matter."

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:38:59 GMT
    Mike Miller was a hot item this off-season. The Mitchell native did not re-sign with the Memphis Grizzles and pursued free agency.More >>
    Mike Miller was a hot item this off-season. The Mitchell native did not re-sign with the Memphis Grizzles and pursued free agency.More >>
  • Culpepper praises Vikings' Bridgewater

    Culpepper praises Vikings' Bridgewater

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:38:57 GMT
    Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper praised Vikings' rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater."I told my friend just last night, the Vikings got the steal of the draft."More >>
    Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper praised Vikings' rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater."I told my friend just last night, the Vikings got the steal of the draft."More >>
  • Canaries hold off Sioux City

    Canaries hold off Sioux City

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:38:27 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD--Canaries starting pitcher Kyle Vazquez showed why he is an American League All-Star Saturday night, throwing six inspiring innings at the Birdcage en route to an 8-6 win over the Sioux City Explorers. The Berlin, Conn. native allowed only two earned runs on seven hits while striking out five batters for a Canaries club looking to build on a 7-6 Friday evening victory. Vazquez’s strong performance in the series-clinching victory was backed offensively by a stellar night from C...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD--Canaries starting pitcher Kyle Vazquez showed why he is an American League All-Star Saturday night, throwing six inspiring innings at the Birdcage en route to an 8-6 win over the Sioux City Explorers. The Berlin, Conn. native allowed only two earned runs on seven hits while striking out five batters for a Canaries club looking to build on a 7-6 Friday evening victory. Vazquez’s strong performance in the series-clinching victory was backed offensively by a stellar night from C...More >>
  • Vikings excited for new system at training camp

    Vikings excited for new system at training camp

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:08:50 GMT
    (Mankato)- While training camp is nothing new to these players, the intensity coach Zimmer and his staff bring have certainly caught the attention of players"If you talk to these guys you get really excited because they have so much passion and everything about what they are doing and the way they talk about football, it gets you excited about what could be to come." says defensive end Brian Robison."He's a passionate guy in what he does and a great person on and off the field. So I can't wai...More >>
    (Mankato)- While training camp is nothing new to these players, the intensity coach Zimmer and his staff bring have certainly caught the attention of players"If you talk to these guys you get really excited because they have so much passion and everything about what they are doing and the way they talk about football, it gets you excited about what could be to come." says defensive end Brian Robison."He's a passionate guy in what he does and a great person on and off the field. So I can't wai...More >>
  • Lind hits walkoff homer in Canaries win

    Lind hits walkoff homer in Canaries win

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:45:38 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries opened a seven-game homestand in memorable fashion Friday night thanks to a walk-off solo homerun by Sam Lind that clinched the 7-6 victory over the Sioux Explorers in front of 4,215 fans. Lind’s shot in the bottom of the ninth gave the Canaries (23-44) their first win in five games and puts the team on the right foot after going 1-6 during their recent road trip. “It was a great win and a really competitive game tonight,” said Lind, a native of Hart...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries opened a seven-game homestand in memorable fashion Friday night thanks to a walk-off solo homerun by Sam Lind that clinched the 7-6 victory over the Sioux Explorers in front of 4,215 fans. Lind’s shot in the bottom of the ninth gave the Canaries (23-44) their first win in five games and puts the team on the right foot after going 1-6 during their recent road trip. “It was a great win and a really competitive game tonight,” said Lind, a native of Hart...More >>
  • Vikings take the field at training camp

    Vikings take the field at training camp

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:36:47 GMT
    Each and every player marks the start of training camp on their calendars and come with a set of goals for the new season, some guys are just trying to make the roster."Well it's exciting getting out here and any time you have an opportunity to make the team. It's exciting and I am here to help this team win and whatever I can do to help." says wide reciever Adam Thielen. Some have been on the team before but are fighting for their spot in the starting lineup. "If I go out there and get my...More >>
    Each and every player marks the start of training camp on their calendars and come with a set of goals for the new season, some guys are just trying to make the roster."Well it's exciting getting out here and any time you have an opportunity to make the team. It's exciting and I am here to help this team win and whatever I can do to help." says wide reciever Adam Thielen. Some have been on the team before but are fighting for their spot in the starting lineup. "If I go out there and get my...More >>
  • Vikings arrive at training camp

    Vikings arrive at training camp

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:36:16 GMT
    (Mankato)- Thor, I made it I am here in Mankato ready for another season for Vikings football and right now it is Christmas in July for these Vikings fans as training camp has just begun.So while the players made it to training camp today...the fans flocked to Mankato as well...and many of them came to see one guy in particular"Adrian Peterson for sure"And those two got their wish...AP arrived promptly on schedule...now the star running back suffered a left ankle injury towards the end of l...More >>
    (Mankato)- Thor, I made it I am here in Mankato ready for another season for Vikings football and right now it is Christmas in July for these Vikings fans as training camp has just begun.So while the players made it to training camp today...the fans flocked to Mankato as well...and many of them came to see one guy in particular"Adrian Peterson for sure"And those two got their wish...AP arrived promptly on schedule...now the star running back suffered a left ankle injury towards the end of l...More >>
  • Canaries swept in St. Paul

    Canaries swept in St. Paul

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:34:16 GMT
    ST. PAUL, MN - The Sioux Falls Canaries (22-44) were unable to reverse their fortunes on the final game of their roadtrip, dropping a fourth straight contest to the St. Paul Saints (39-26) 4-2 Thursday night. Again, it was a lack of offensive production that doomed the Birds whose only two runs scored were unearned. Matt Wickswat battled through command issues throughout his five innings to keep the Canaries in the game. Wickswat allowed three runs in the 1st with Angelo Songco singling in t...More >>
    ST. PAUL, MN - The Sioux Falls Canaries (22-44) were unable to reverse their fortunes on the final game of their roadtrip, dropping a fourth straight contest to the St. Paul Saints (39-26) 4-2 Thursday night. Again, it was a lack of offensive production that doomed the Birds whose only two runs scored were unearned. Matt Wickswat battled through command issues throughout his five innings to keep the Canaries in the game. Wickswat allowed three runs in the 1st with Angelo Songco singling in t...More >>
  • Storm legend Chris Dixon will retire

    Storm legend Chris Dixon will retire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:50:38 GMT
    Sioux Falls Storm quarterback Chris Dixon says he's going to retire, after the season he's currently playing in. Dixon is playing for the Tampa Bay Storm in the Arena League. He played for Sioux Falls in three of the last four seasons, leading them to IFL titles in each of those three, including a championship earlier this month. In all, Dixon went 48-1 as a starting quarterback for the Storm. He won six titles in ten seasons for three different teams. Dixo...More >>
    Sioux Falls Storm quarterback Chris Dixon says he's going to retire, after the season he's currently playing in. Dixon is playing for the Tampa Bay Storm in the Arena League. He played for Sioux Falls in three of the last four seasons, leading them to IFL titles in each of those three, including a championship earlier this month. In all, Dixon went 48-1 as a starting quarterback for the Storm. He won six titles in ten seasons for three different teams. Dixo...More >>
  • Nagy family honored by Senator Thune

    Nagy family honored by Senator Thune

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:44:37 GMT
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) announced on Tuesday his selection of South Dakota State head men’s basketball coach Scott Nagy, his wife Jamie and their family for the 2014 Angels in Adoption Award presented by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, of which Thune is a member. Scott and Jamie adopted their daughter Naika from Haiti in 2006 when she was two-and-a-half years old. Naika’s adoption prompted Jamie’s collaboration with another adoptive family to creat...More >>
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) announced on Tuesday his selection of South Dakota State head men’s basketball coach Scott Nagy, his wife Jamie and their family for the 2014 Angels in Adoption Award presented by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, of which Thune is a member. Scott and Jamie adopted their daughter Naika from Haiti in 2006 when she was two-and-a-half years old. Naika’s adoption prompted Jamie’s collaboration with another adoptive family to creat...More >>
  • Sheels IcePlex construction right on schedule

    Sheels IcePlex construction right on schedule

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:41:26 GMT
    Construction in South Dakota is usually a headache, but not at the Scheels IcePlex. “It seems to be right on task,” the General Manager of the Sheels IcePlex, Brian Prisbe mentioned.More >>
    Construction in South Dakota is usually a headache, but not at the Scheels IcePlex. “It seems to be right on task,” the General Manager of the Sheels IcePlex, Brian Prisbe mentioned.More >>
  • Canaries Drop Third Straight Game in St. Paul

    Canaries Drop Third Straight Game in St. Paul

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:42:40 GMT
    For a second straight game, the Sioux Falls Canaries (22-43) saw their starting pitcher leave the game with an injury as Ben Moore left in the 7th with a tweaked hamstring. More >>
    For a second straight game, the Sioux Falls Canaries (22-43) saw their starting pitcher leave the game with an injury as Ben Moore left in the 7th with a tweaked hamstring. More >>
  • Audubon wants Vikings stadium safer for birds

    Audubon wants Vikings stadium safer for birds

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:00:22 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Audubon Society of Minnesota is asking the Minnesota Vikings to do more to protect birds from fatal collisions with the massive glass walls of its new stadium.More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Audubon Society of Minnesota is asking the Minnesota Vikings to do more to protect birds from fatal collisions with the massive glass walls of its new stadium.More >>
  • Kluwe lawyer: No lawsuit imminent

    Kluwe lawyer: No lawsuit imminent

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:59:18 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is backing away from his threat to sue the team over alleged discrimination - for now.More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is backing away from his threat to sue the team over alleged discrimination - for now.More >>
  • Rapid City native Becky Hammon to retire after season

    Rapid City native Becky Hammon to retire after season

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:56:10 GMT
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Stars veteran Becky Hammon will retire after the season, her 16th in the WNBA.More >>
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Stars veteran Becky Hammon will retire after the season, her 16th in the WNBA.More >>
  • Fishing Tips with Okoboji guide John Grosvenor

    Fishing Tips with Okoboji guide John Grosvenor

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:30:57 GMT
    We move our weekly fishing tip up a day this week due to our roadshow in Mobridge on Wednesday. In this week's tip, Okoboji guide and Skeeter Pro John Grosvenor has some advice on casting. Click on the video icon for this week's tip.More >>
    We move our weekly fishing tip up a day this week due to our roadshow in Mobridge on Wednesday. In this week's tip, Okoboji guide and Skeeter Pro John Grosvenor has some advice on casting. Click on the video icon for this week's tip.More >>
  • Jacks name Krista Wood as new head softball coach

    Jacks name Krista Wood as new head softball coach

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:19:21 GMT
    (Brookings)--South Dakota State director of athletics Justin Sell announced on Tuesday the addition of Krista Wood as the next Jackrabbit softball coach. "We made a commitment to invest in our softball program so we could give our student-athletes a chance to win The Summit League and play in the NCAA tournament, and I have no doubt that we did that with this hire," Sell said. "Krista’s record as a head coach and background in the game is impeccable, she’s an outstanding person and we’re exci...More >>
    (Brookings)--South Dakota State director of athletics Justin Sell announced on Tuesday the addition of Krista Wood as the next Jackrabbit softball coach. "We made a commitment to invest in our softball program so we could give our student-athletes a chance to win The Summit League and play in the NCAA tournament, and I have no doubt that we did that with this hire," Sell said. "Krista’s record as a head coach and background in the game is impeccable, she’s an outstanding person and we’re exci...More >>
  • MBB: Augie announces 2014-15 schedule

    MBB: Augie announces 2014-15 schedule

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:18:47 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Augustana men's basketball head coach Tom Billeter has announced the 2014-15 schedule which features one exhibition game, six non-conference games and a 22-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference slate.The Vikings are scheduled to play 14 home games and will open the season on Saturday, Nov. 8 with an exhibition contest against Wisconsin-River Falls starting at 6 p.m. at the Elmen Center. Augustana will then turn its attention to the Sanford Pentagon Basketball Showcas...More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Augustana men's basketball head coach Tom Billeter has announced the 2014-15 schedule which features one exhibition game, six non-conference games and a 22-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference slate.The Vikings are scheduled to play 14 home games and will open the season on Saturday, Nov. 8 with an exhibition contest against Wisconsin-River Falls starting at 6 p.m. at the Elmen Center. Augustana will then turn its attention to the Sanford Pentagon Basketball Showcas...More >>
  • Canaries fall at St. Paul

    Canaries fall at St. Paul

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:19:09 GMT
    ST PAUL, MN - The Canaries (22-41) were unable to continue their previous success against the St. Paul Saints (36-26), falling 10-4 Monday night at Midway Stadium. The Canaries were 7-3 in the first 10 games between the teams this season. This week marks the final time the Birds will play at Midway before the Saints move into a new ballpark next season. AJ Kirby-Jones got the Birds on the board first with a two-run blast in the top of the 1st, bringing home Brandon Jones who singled. After He...More >>
    ST PAUL, MN - The Canaries (22-41) were unable to continue their previous success against the St. Paul Saints (36-26), falling 10-4 Monday night at Midway Stadium. The Canaries were 7-3 in the first 10 games between the teams this season. This week marks the final time the Birds will play at Midway before the Saints move into a new ballpark next season. AJ Kirby-Jones got the Birds on the board first with a two-run blast in the top of the 1st, bringing home Brandon Jones who singled. After He...More >>
  • SDSU names new head golf coach

    SDSU names new head golf coach

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:17:00 GMT
    BROOKINGS, S.D.— Former University of Tennessee Director of Instruction/Player Development for men’s golf Casey VanDamme has been hired as the head coach of the South Dakota State men’s and women’s golf programs, Athletics Director Justin Sell announced today. “Casey VanDamme brings a wealth of golf knowledge to this position. He's known as an accomplished golf instructor and a tremendous addition to the Jackrabbit family,” Sell said. “I know he'll be a great fit with our staff, and I believe...More >>
    BROOKINGS, S.D.— Former University of Tennessee Director of Instruction/Player Development for men’s golf Casey VanDamme has been hired as the head coach of the South Dakota State men’s and women’s golf programs, Athletics Director Justin Sell announced today. “Casey VanDamme brings a wealth of golf knowledge to this position. He's known as an accomplished golf instructor and a tremendous addition to the Jackrabbit family,” Sell said. “I know he'll be a great fit with our staff, and I believe...More >>
  • Vikings single game tickets go on sale Tuesday

    Vikings single game tickets go on sale Tuesday

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:14 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:14:09 GMT
    Eden Prairie, MN (July 21, 2014) – Single-game tickets and two-game packages for the Minnesota Vikings first season at the University of Minnesota will go on sale Tuesday, July 22, at 9:00 a.m. CST in person at the Vikings Ticket Office (located at 1010 7th Street South, Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN 55415). All ticket sales are cash or credit card only; no checks will be accepted. At 10:00 a.m. CST, tickets will also be available via Ticketmaster by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at 80...More >>
    Eden Prairie, MN (July 21, 2014) – Single-game tickets and two-game packages for the Minnesota Vikings first season at the University of Minnesota will go on sale Tuesday, July 22, at 9:00 a.m. CST in person at the Vikings Ticket Office (located at 1010 7th Street South, Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN 55415). All ticket sales are cash or credit card only; no checks will be accepted. At 10:00 a.m. CST, tickets will also be available via Ticketmaster by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at 80...More >>
  • WBB: SDSU announces non-conference schedule

    WBB: SDSU announces non-conference schedule

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:17:32 GMT
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – Matchups with seven teams that played in the postseason a year ago, a pair of Big East opponents and a Southeastern Conference foe highlight the 2014-15 South Dakota State women's basketball schedule. The Jackrabbits, who are coming off their eighth 20-win season and eighth Division I postseason appearance in 2013-14, host six home nonconference games, plus two exhibitions, in November and December. “We are very pleased with how the nonleague schedule came together.Our two ...More >>
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – Matchups with seven teams that played in the postseason a year ago, a pair of Big East opponents and a Southeastern Conference foe highlight the 2014-15 South Dakota State women's basketball schedule. The Jackrabbits, who are coming off their eighth 20-win season and eighth Division I postseason appearance in 2013-14, host six home nonconference games, plus two exhibitions, in November and December. “We are very pleased with how the nonleague schedule came together.Our two ...More >>
  • Spirit Lake softball back at states

    Spirit Lake softball back at states

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-07-21 06:01:55 GMT
    During the summers in Northwest Iowa many people spend time on the water or enjoy the long days outdoors with friends and family. But, these young ladies are doing something different. More >>
    During the summers in Northwest Iowa many people spend time on the water or enjoy the long days outdoors with friends and family. But, these young ladies are doing something different. More >>
  • Canaries Drop Second Straight in Fargo

    Canaries Drop Second Straight in Fargo

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:40:25 GMT
    FARGO, ND - Despite improved pitching from the night before, the Canaries (21-40) were unable to muster a win in the second game of their series against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (30-31), falling 4-2 in the battle of the birds. More >>
    FARGO, ND - Despite improved pitching from the night before, the Canaries (21-40) were unable to muster a win in the second game of their series against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (30-31), falling 4-2 in the battle of the birds. More >>
  • Cricket is catching on in Sioux Falls

    Cricket is catching on in Sioux Falls

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:43:01 GMT
    Don’t know much about the sport of cricket? Don’t worry you’re probably not alone. More >>
    Don’t know much about the sport of cricket? Don’t worry you’re probably not alone. More >>
  • Canaries drop series opener in Fargo

    Canaries drop series opener in Fargo

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:57:55 GMT
    Fargo, ND- After a tough 1-5 homestand, the Sioux Falls Canaries were hoping a change of scenery would turn their luck around, but things went from bad to worse as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks opened up the three-game series at Newman Outdoor Field with a 12-3 victory over the Birds'.More >>
    Fargo, ND- After a tough 1-5 homestand, the Sioux Falls Canaries were hoping a change of scenery would turn their luck around, but things went from bad to worse as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks opened up the three-game series at Newman Outdoor Field with a 12-3 victory over the Birds'.More >>
  • Vikings Respond to Investigative Report Kluwe's Allegations

    Vikings Respond to Investigative Report Kluwe's Allegations

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:43:29 GMT
    Eden Prairie, MN(July 18, 2014)–Immediately following the publication of the January 2, 2014,Deadspinarticle written by Chris Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings retained former Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court....More >>
    Eden Prairie, MN(July 18, 2014)–Immediately following the publication of the January 2, 2014,Deadspinarticle written by Chris Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings retained former Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court....More >>
  • Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games

    Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:50:15 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe's allegations of anti-gay remarks made by Priefer.More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe's allegations of anti-gay remarks made by Priefer.More >>
  • Jackrabbit men release 2014-15 Schedule

    Jackrabbit men release 2014-15 Schedule

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:37:13 GMT
    The South Dakota State men’s basketball team released its 2014-15 schedule on Friday, which includes 13 home games, along with a game on Nov. 30, at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls against Florida Gulf Coast.The Jackrabbits also play in a three-team tournament hosted by Utah State in December, where they play the host Aggies, Idaho State and CSU Bakersfield. The trip to Utah wraps up with a game at Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 23.“We are very pleased to finalize the schedule. I want to ...More >>
    The South Dakota State men’s basketball team released its 2014-15 schedule on Friday, which includes 13 home games, along with a game on Nov. 30, at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls against Florida Gulf Coast.The Jackrabbits also play in a three-team tournament hosted by Utah State in December, where they play the host Aggies, Idaho State and CSU Bakersfield. The trip to Utah wraps up with a game at Utah in Salt Lake City on Dec. 23.“We are very pleased to finalize the schedule. I want to ...More >>
  • "Baseball Buddha" hits a Canaries game

    "Baseball Buddha" hits a Canaries game

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:49:25 GMT
    (Sioux Falls)- John Reimer decided to make a major life change earlier this year after listening to his father."Last summer, my father had triple bypass surgery, and he started thinking about his own mortality. And we were talking as he was lying there, and he thought about the things he hadn't done, and he asked me what I would like to do. And I knew what a I wanted to do." says Reimer So the 47-year old Milwaukee Wisconsin resident quit his job at a medical supply company. In February, he...More >>
    (Sioux Falls)- John Reimer decided to make a major life change earlier this year after listening to his father."Last summer, my father had triple bypass surgery, and he started thinking about his own mortality. And we were talking as he was lying there, and he thought about the things he hadn't done, and he asked me what I would like to do. And I knew what a I wanted to do." says Reimer So the 47-year old Milwaukee Wisconsin resident quit his job at a medical supply company. In February, he...More >>
  • Laredo sweeps the Canaries

    Laredo sweeps the Canaries

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:55:13 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Laredo Lemurs overcame another fantastic performance from Canaries pitcher Joe Bircher with a stellar start of their own in a 1-0 victory at the Birdcage Thursday night. Laredo starting pitcher Jeremy Strawn struck out eight Canary batters in seven shutout innings to outshine Bircher (3-6), who held the Lemurs to an earned run and a mere four hits while whiffing three in seven strong innings. The loss is the Birds (21-38) fifth in a row and wraps up a rough homestand tha...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Laredo Lemurs overcame another fantastic performance from Canaries pitcher Joe Bircher with a stellar start of their own in a 1-0 victory at the Birdcage Thursday night. Laredo starting pitcher Jeremy Strawn struck out eight Canary batters in seven shutout innings to outshine Bircher (3-6), who held the Lemurs to an earned run and a mere four hits while whiffing three in seven strong innings. The loss is the Birds (21-38) fifth in a row and wraps up a rough homestand tha...More >>
  • Greicar named DWU baseball coach

    Greicar named DWU baseball coach

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:42:44 GMT
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After being a part of the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball program in some capacity for the past five seasons, John Greicar heads into the 2014-15 school year with a new role for the Tigers. Greicar, who finished his college playing career at DWU and has served the past three seasons as an assistant coach for the Tiger baseball team, has been hired as the team’s head coach, DWU Athletic Director Curt Hart announced Thursday morning. Greicar is the 12th head coach in Dakota...More >>
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After being a part of the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball program in some capacity for the past five seasons, John Greicar heads into the 2014-15 school year with a new role for the Tigers. Greicar, who finished his college playing career at DWU and has served the past three seasons as an assistant coach for the Tiger baseball team, has been hired as the team’s head coach, DWU Athletic Director Curt Hart announced Thursday morning. Greicar is the 12th head coach in Dakota...More >>
  • Canaries fall to Laredo 5-4

    Canaries fall to Laredo 5-4

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:12:02 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- After losing by a combined 18 runs the previous two nights the Sioux Falls Canaries dropped a close heartbreaker at the Birdcage Wednesday evening in a 5-4 nailbiter to the Laredo Lemurs. A single by JP Ramirez clinched the Lemur victory in the top of the ninth inning, snapping a 4-4 tie that lasted from the top of the fourth. The loss is the Canaries (21-37) fourth in a row and overshadows a solid pitching performance from Canaries’ All-Star starting pitcher Kyle Vazquez (4...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- After losing by a combined 18 runs the previous two nights the Sioux Falls Canaries dropped a close heartbreaker at the Birdcage Wednesday evening in a 5-4 nailbiter to the Laredo Lemurs. A single by JP Ramirez clinched the Lemur victory in the top of the ninth inning, snapping a 4-4 tie that lasted from the top of the fourth. The loss is the Canaries (21-37) fourth in a row and overshadows a solid pitching performance from Canaries’ All-Star starting pitcher Kyle Vazquez (4...More >>
  • Fishing Tips with Okoboji Guide John Grosvenor

    Fishing Tips with Okoboji Guide John Grosvenor

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:07:19 GMT
    On Wednesday's at six, we bring you fishing tips with Skeeter pro and Okoboji guide John Grosvenor. In this week's tip, John talks about the effect of a full moon or new moon on the fish bite. Click on the video icon for this week's tip.More >>
    On Wednesday's at six, we bring you fishing tips with Skeeter pro and Okoboji guide John Grosvenor. In this week's tip, John talks about the effect of a full moon or new moon on the fish bite. Click on the video icon for this week's tip.More >>
  • SF Cyclones named KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week

    SF Cyclones named KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:06:20 GMT
    We salute an entire team as our KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week for what they did this past weekend in Omaha. The Sioux Falls Cyclones 13-under youth baseball team, won the USSSA Global Sports World Series in Omaha over the weekend, against some of the top teams in the midwest. The Cyclones team is a combination of players from Sioux Falls and Madison, and it was an impressive win in the 5-day tournament. For that performance, we salute the Sioux Falls Cyclones under-13 basebal...More >>
    We salute an entire team as our KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week for what they did this past weekend in Omaha. The Sioux Falls Cyclones 13-under youth baseball team, won the USSSA Global Sports World Series in Omaha over the weekend, against some of the top teams in the midwest. The Cyclones team is a combination of players from Sioux Falls and Madison, and it was an impressive win in the 5-day tournament. For that performance, we salute the Sioux Falls Cyclones under-13 basebal...More >>
  • Area fans flock to the All-Star Game

    Area fans flock to the All-Star Game

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-07-16 05:12:03 GMT
    This years all star game brought fans from all over...some far "New Orleans" "Fargo North Dakota" Rapid City South Dakota" "I live in Sioux Falls Now" St. Louis" Iowa, Northwest Pride" "Bismarck North Dakota"And some...well not so far."Im from Here" "Were from Minnesota" "Im from St Cloud"But each and every fan has a certain player they wanted to see "Adam Weinwright" "stanton" Miggy" "Andrew McCutchen...Mike Trout"Twins players got quite some love."Kurt Suzuki" "Glen Perkins I guess" Oh the...More >>
    This years all star game brought fans from all over...some far "New Orleans" "Fargo North Dakota" Rapid City South Dakota" "I live in Sioux Falls Now" St. Louis" Iowa, Northwest Pride" "Bismarck North Dakota"And some...well not so far."Im from Here" "Were from Minnesota" "Im from St Cloud"But each and every fan has a certain player they wanted to see "Adam Weinwright" "stanton" Miggy" "Andrew McCutchen...Mike Trout"Twins players got quite some love."Kurt Suzuki" "Glen Perkins I guess" Oh the...More >>
  • Canaries fall to Laredo

    Canaries fall to Laredo

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:57:56 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries were no match for the brutal Laredo Lemur bats Tuesday night, as the road team slugged six homers at the Birdcage en route to a 13-5 series-opening victory. Laredo second baseman Travis Denker went 3 for 5 at the dish with two homers and six RBIs for Lemurs, who were simply too much to handle for Canary starting pitcher Kyle Ruwe (4-5). The loss is the Canaries (21-36) third in a row during their seven-game homestand and is the second contest in a ro...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries were no match for the brutal Laredo Lemur bats Tuesday night, as the road team slugged six homers at the Birdcage en route to a 13-5 series-opening victory. Laredo second baseman Travis Denker went 3 for 5 at the dish with two homers and six RBIs for Lemurs, who were simply too much to handle for Canary starting pitcher Kyle Ruwe (4-5). The loss is the Canaries (21-36) third in a row during their seven-game homestand and is the second contest in a ro...More >>
  • All-Stars ready to shine in big game

    All-Stars ready to shine in big game

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:48:02 GMT
    Today is the day goals are reached for many young ball players, putting on your All Star jersey, and this years group took to the batting cages today to get in those last minute swings, but before that I caught up with a few of them to get their thoughts on the mid summer classic."No expecations really, just go out there and have fun. Just another ball game and wanna enjoy every second of it." says All-Star Kurt Suzuki."All these faces and all these name tags you know where youre at. its ...More >>
    Today is the day goals are reached for many young ball players, putting on your All Star jersey, and this years group took to the batting cages today to get in those last minute swings, but before that I caught up with a few of them to get their thoughts on the mid summer classic."No expecations really, just go out there and have fun. Just another ball game and wanna enjoy every second of it." says All-Star Kurt Suzuki."All these faces and all these name tags you know where youre at. its ...More >>
  • Miller will sign with Cleveland

    Miller will sign with Cleveland

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:01:10 GMT
    Sources close to Mike Miller have told KSFY Sports that Miller is going to sign with the Cleveland Cavailiers, where he will join his former teammate Lebron James. Various reports are saying that Miller turned down more money from Denver and Houston to reunite with James, who he won two NBA titles with in Miami. The Mitchell native reportedly gets a two-year deal with the Cavaliers. Miller played with Memphis last season, and became a free agent on July 1st.More >>
    Sources close to Mike Miller have told KSFY Sports that Miller is going to sign with the Cleveland Cavailiers, where he will join his former teammate Lebron James. Various reports are saying that Miller turned down more money from Denver and Houston to reunite with James, who he won two NBA titles with in Miami. The Mitchell native reportedly gets a two-year deal with the Cavaliers. Miller played with Memphis last season, and became a free agent on July 1st.More >>
  • Stampede's Eades named head coach of US Select Team

    Stampede's Eades named head coach of US Select Team

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:38:13 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Stampede are proud to announce that head coach/GM Cary Eades has been selected as head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that will compete in the 2014 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament August 13-17 in Crimmitschau, Germany. The 20-man roster was finalized and released yesterday by USA Hockey. All 20 players participated in the USA Hockey Boys’ Select 16 Player Development Camp, which took place from July7-13 at Northtown Center at Amherst in Williamsville, ...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Stampede are proud to announce that head coach/GM Cary Eades has been selected as head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that will compete in the 2014 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament August 13-17 in Crimmitschau, Germany. The 20-man roster was finalized and released yesterday by USA Hockey. All 20 players participated in the USA Hockey Boys’ Select 16 Player Development Camp, which took place from July7-13 at Northtown Center at Amherst in Williamsville, ...More >>
  • Twins All-Stars excited to play in front of home fans

    Twins All-Stars excited to play in front of home fans

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-15 04:07:17 GMT
    (Minneapolis)- When you are an All-Star one thing you have to talk to you is the media, media from all over the country surrounded the players. If you are a big name, you get surrronded, there's Derek Jeter back there. If you are Kurt Suzuki, he's just glad to be here."It's great to be here with all of these big names, I'm honored to be a part of this special moment, I look forward to going out in front of the home fans." says Suzuki.For Glen Perkins, he's been here before, he was on last yea...More >>
    (Minneapolis)- When you are an All-Star one thing you have to talk to you is the media, media from all over the country surrounded the players. If you are a big name, you get surrronded, there's Derek Jeter back there. If you are Kurt Suzuki, he's just glad to be here."It's great to be here with all of these big names, I'm honored to be a part of this special moment, I look forward to going out in front of the home fans." says Suzuki.For Glen Perkins, he's been here before, he was on last yea...More >>
  • Rapid City's Barrett wins SDGA Match Play Championship

    Rapid City's Barrett wins SDGA Match Play Championship

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:53:46 GMT
    (Rapid City)- Playing on his home course at Red Rock, Rapid City's Tyler Barrett won the SDGA Men's Match Play Championship with a 42 win over Harrisburg's Scott Nowak. Click on the video icon for the highlights.More >>
    (Rapid City)- Playing on his home course at Red Rock, Rapid City's Tyler Barrett won the SDGA Men's Match Play Championship with a 42 win over Harrisburg's Scott Nowak. Click on the video icon for the highlights.More >>
  • Canaries Vazquez named to All-Star Game

    Canaries Vazquez named to All-Star Game

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:47:24 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, SD– American Association All-Star selections were announced Monday and Sioux Falls Canaries pitcher Kyle Vazquez was among those selected by Gary SouthShore RailCats manager Greg Tagert. The lone selection for the Canaries, Vazquez will travel to Winnipeg’s Shaw Park where the All-Star Game will be played Tuesday July 29th at 7:00 PM.Vazquez has enjoyed a fine season on the mound for the Canaries with an ERA of 3.46 in nine starts. The righthander has been dominant over his last ...More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, SD– American Association All-Star selections were announced Monday and Sioux Falls Canaries pitcher Kyle Vazquez was among those selected by Gary SouthShore RailCats manager Greg Tagert. The lone selection for the Canaries, Vazquez will travel to Winnipeg’s Shaw Park where the All-Star Game will be played Tuesday July 29th at 7:00 PM.Vazquez has enjoyed a fine season on the mound for the Canaries with an ERA of 3.46 in nine starts. The righthander has been dominant over his last ...More >>
  • Matt Peterson reports from the All-Star Game

    Matt Peterson reports from the All-Star Game

    Monday, July 14 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-14 23:43:43 GMT
    (Minneapolis)- Yesterday it was the future of baseball and the celebrities hitting the diamond, and tonight its the guys who hit the long ball...the Home Run Derby is set to begin at Target Field momentarily and earlier today ten of the guys who s wing the bat the hardest met with the media. And one of those guys in the derby tonight is former Minnesota Twin great Justin Morneau, who was selected to participate for the National League."It's great to back to Minnesota...I'd rather be here to...More >>
    (Minneapolis)- Yesterday it was the future of baseball and the celebrities hitting the diamond, and tonight its the guys who hit the long ball...the Home Run Derby is set to begin at Target Field momentarily and earlier today ten of the guys who s wing the bat the hardest met with the media. And one of those guys in the derby tonight is former Minnesota Twin great Justin Morneau, who was selected to participate for the National League."It's great to back to Minnesota...I'd rather be here to...More >>
  • WBB: Jackrabbits reveal Summit League schedule

    WBB: Jackrabbits reveal Summit League schedule

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:47:02 GMT
    BROOKINGS, S.D.—The five-time defending Summit League regular-season champion South Dakota State women’s basketball team announced today its 2014-15 Summit League schedule. As part of the 16-game Summit League schedule, SDSU plays eight home-and-home contests with the return of Oral Roberts. Three of the eight home Summit League contests fall on a Saturday at Frost Arena, including against rivals North Dakota State (Jan. 31) and South Dakota (Feb. 21). South Dakota State’s full schedule, whic...More >>
    BROOKINGS, S.D.—The five-time defending Summit League regular-season champion South Dakota State women’s basketball team announced today its 2014-15 Summit League schedule. As part of the 16-game Summit League schedule, SDSU plays eight home-and-home contests with the return of Oral Roberts. Three of the eight home Summit League contests fall on a Saturday at Frost Arena, including against rivals North Dakota State (Jan. 31) and South Dakota (Feb. 21). South Dakota State’s full schedule, whic...More >>
  • DSU names new track & field coach

    DSU names new track & field coach

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:21:54 GMT
    MADISON, S.D. – A coaching transition was made at Dakota State University in track field program. Anthony Drealan will become Dakota State University's next head women's men's track field coach, succeeding long-time coach Buzz Stevenson who retired last spring. Drealan is no stranger to Dakota State. He currently serves as the head coach for the Trojan cross country teams and was a former DSU All-American runner. He graduated from Dakota State in 2011. In the past three years, Drealan's di...More >>
    MADISON, S.D. – A coaching transition was made at Dakota State University in track field program. Anthony Drealan will become Dakota State University's next head women's men's track field coach, succeeding long-time coach Buzz Stevenson who retired last spring. Drealan is no stranger to Dakota State. He currently serves as the head coach for the Trojan cross country teams and was a former DSU All-American runner. He graduated from Dakota State in 2011. In the past three years, Drealan's di...More >>
  • Baseball legends and celebrities get ready for game

    Baseball legends and celebrities get ready for game

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-07-14 04:05:39 GMT
    Thor one of the most entertaining things that happens during All Star Weekend is the Celebrity Legends Game...Now before the game tonight these players got in the batting cages and took a couple cracks at the ball and playing in this event""You know I havent swung a bat in like 15 years so I gotta make sure to stretch the ribs ya know that twerk not use to that but I'll be good to go." says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson."To participate and see the lineup and walking around in the l...More >>
    Thor one of the most entertaining things that happens during All Star Weekend is the Celebrity Legends Game...Now before the game tonight these players got in the batting cages and took a couple cracks at the ball and playing in this event""You know I havent swung a bat in like 15 years so I gotta make sure to stretch the ribs ya know that twerk not use to that but I'll be good to go." says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson."To participate and see the lineup and walking around in the l...More >>
  • SDGA Match Play results

    SDGA Match Play results

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:55:19 GMT
    (Rapid City)- Janice Baumberger from Vermillion downed Parkston's Jordan Bormann 2 and 1, to win the SDGA Women's Match Play title on Sunday at Red Rock Golf Course in Rapid City. On the men's side, Harrisburg's Scott Nowak and Rapid City's Tyler Barrett have reached Monday's 36-hole final which is also at Red Rock. The championship match begins at 7:30 a.m. After a 30-minute break at the conclusion of the opening 18 holes, the second 18 holes will begin.More >>
    (Rapid City)- Janice Baumberger from Vermillion downed Parkston's Jordan Bormann 2 and 1, to win the SDGA Women's Match Play title on Sunday at Red Rock Golf Course in Rapid City. On the men's side, Harrisburg's Scott Nowak and Rapid City's Tyler Barrett have reached Monday's 36-hole final which is also at Red Rock. The championship match begins at 7:30 a.m. After a 30-minute break at the conclusion of the opening 18 holes, the second 18 holes will begin.More >>
  • Canaries drop series finale to Grand Prairie

    Canaries drop series finale to Grand Prairie

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:41:52 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Canaries came up short in their attempt to win the rubber match of their three game series against the Grand Prairie AirHogs Sunday afternoon, losing 14-4. Poor pitching and three uncharacteristic errors in the first inning sent the AirHogs to a 9-0 lead and they would never look back. The loss dropped the Canaries to 21-35 while the AirHogs improved to 23-32. Canaries starter Matt Wickswat (2-4) endured his roughest outing of the season, surrendering 11 runs in three in...More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Canaries came up short in their attempt to win the rubber match of their three game series against the Grand Prairie AirHogs Sunday afternoon, losing 14-4. Poor pitching and three uncharacteristic errors in the first inning sent the AirHogs to a 9-0 lead and they would never look back. The loss dropped the Canaries to 21-35 while the AirHogs improved to 23-32. Canaries starter Matt Wickswat (2-4) endured his roughest outing of the season, surrendering 11 runs in three in...More >>
  • KSFY's Matt Peterson reports from the All-Star Game festivities

    KSFY's Matt Peterson reports from the All-Star Game festivities

    Sunday, July 13 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-07-13 23:11:36 GMT
    KSFY's Matt Peterson is at Target Field in Minneapolis, where Major League Baseball's All-Star Game takes place on Tuesday. Here's a look at Matt's first report on some of the All-Star festivities.More >>
    KSFY's Matt Peterson is at Target Field in Minneapolis, where Major League Baseball's All-Star Game takes place on Tuesday. Here's a look at Matt's first report on some of the All-Star festivities.More >>
  • Defensive Blunders Cost Canaries

    Defensive Blunders Cost Canaries

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:51:51 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- A stellar start by starting pitcher Ben Moore wasn’t enough for the Sioux Falls Canaries Friday night, as defensive blunders let the Grand Prairie AirHogs even the four-game series with a 7-5 victory at the Birdcage. More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- A stellar start by starting pitcher Ben Moore wasn’t enough for the Sioux Falls Canaries Friday night, as defensive blunders let the Grand Prairie AirHogs even the four-game series with a 7-5 victory at the Birdcage. More >>
  • SDGA Match Play Championships

    SDGA Match Play Championships

    Saturday, July 12 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-13 02:06:48 GMT
    Click for results from Red Rock Golf CourseMore >>
    Click for results from Red Rock Golf CourseMore >>
  • Canaries shutout Grand Prairie 4-0

    Canaries shutout Grand Prairie 4-0

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:49:52 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries started their six-game homestand on the right foot Friday night, as they broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-0 win over the Grand Prairie AirHogs at the Birdcage. A Steve Tinoco three-run home run broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fifth inning and gave Canaries starting pitcher Joe Bircher (3-5) all the run support he’d require to hold off the AirHogs in front of 4,109 fans. The win is a welcome sight for Sioux Falls (21-33), who returne...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries started their six-game homestand on the right foot Friday night, as they broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-0 win over the Grand Prairie AirHogs at the Birdcage. A Steve Tinoco three-run home run broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fifth inning and gave Canaries starting pitcher Joe Bircher (3-5) all the run support he’d require to hold off the AirHogs in front of 4,109 fans. The win is a welcome sight for Sioux Falls (21-33), who returne...More >>
  • SDGA Men's and Women's Match Play Results

    SDGA Men's and Women's Match Play Results

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:48:01 GMT
    Nick Mahowald Cattail Crossing GCdef.Luke Rezac Spring Creek GC19 holesBrian Berkenhoff Brookings CCdef.Pat Honeycutt Meadowbrook GC4 and 2Cory Willadsen Willow Run GCdef.Matt Drake Bakker Crossing GC2 and 1Doug Murphy GC at Red Rockdef.Alex Hamer Brandon GC6 and 4Colin Murphy Bakker Crossing GCdef.Jon Schaack Arrowhead CC1 upAndrew Bugg GC at Red Rockdef.Mike Derby Arrowhead CC6 and 4Tyler Burr Elkhorn Ridge GCdef.Jim Dirksen Boulder Canyon CC6 and 5Brett Grosz Hart Ranch GCdef.Tim Meyer Mea...More >>
    Nick Mahowald Cattail Crossing GCdef.Luke Rezac Spring Creek GC19 holesBrian Berkenhoff Brookings CCdef.Pat Honeycutt Meadowbrook GC4 and 2Cory Willadsen Willow Run GCdef.Matt Drake Bakker Crossing GC2 and 1Doug Murphy GC at Red Rockdef.Alex Hamer Brandon GC6 and 4Colin Murphy Bakker Crossing GCdef.Jon Schaack Arrowhead CC1 upAndrew Bugg GC at Red Rockdef.Mike Derby Arrowhead CC6 and 4Tyler Burr Elkhorn Ridge GCdef.Jim Dirksen Boulder Canyon CC6 and 5Brett Grosz Hart Ranch GCdef.Tim Meyer Mea...More >>
  • Former Olympian helps kick off Snowfox Invitational

    Former Olympian helps kick off Snowfox Invitational

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:51:49 GMT
    The Snowfox Swim Team Independence Invitational Swim Meet kicked off Thursday with the help of a former Olympian.More >>
    The Snowfox Swim Team Independence Invitational Swim Meet kicked off Thursday with the help of a former Olympian.More >>
  • Starr in Sioux Falls for Defensive Clinic

    Starr in Sioux Falls for Defensive Clinic

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:33:09 GMT
    Former USD linebacker and current Atlanta Falcon, Tyler Starr was in Sioux Falls on Thursday to host the Tyler Starr Defensive Clinic.More >>
    Former USD linebacker and current Atlanta Falcon, Tyler Starr was in Sioux Falls on Thursday to host the Tyler Starr Defensive Clinic.More >>
  • Fishing? You have gotta find Artie

    Fishing? You have gotta find Artie

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:53:45 GMT
    Big Stone Lake is 26 miles long,and it’s a great fishery. Now of course if you are going to come fishing here, you need bait. There’s a bait shop in town that was recently voted the best in Minnesota by a Twins Cities television station…you just have to find Artie.More >>
    Big Stone Lake is 26 miles long,and it’s a great fishery. Now of course if you are going to come fishing here, you need bait. There’s a bait shop in town that was recently voted the best in Minnesota by a Twins Cities television station…you just have to find Artie.More >>
  • Canaries get swept at Wichita

    Canaries get swept at Wichita

    Thursday, July 10 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-07-10 04:20:57 GMT
    WICHITA, KS - Pitching dominated Wednesday night and unfortunately for the Canaries (20-33), one decisive play in the field went against them and Wichita (36-17) finished the series sweep with a 1-0 win. Following the overnight bus ride back to Sioux Falls, the Birds will use an off day to rest and then start a six-game homestand Friday night against Grand Prairie. Kyle Vazquez (4-4) pitched brilliantly for the Canaries, allowing just one run in seven innings on five hits while striking out s...More >>
    WICHITA, KS - Pitching dominated Wednesday night and unfortunately for the Canaries (20-33), one decisive play in the field went against them and Wichita (36-17) finished the series sweep with a 1-0 win. Following the overnight bus ride back to Sioux Falls, the Birds will use an off day to rest and then start a six-game homestand Friday night against Grand Prairie. Kyle Vazquez (4-4) pitched brilliantly for the Canaries, allowing just one run in seven innings on five hits while striking out s...More >>
  • Pierre Junior Shooters named KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week

    Pierre Junior Shooters named KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week

    Thursday, July 10 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-07-10 04:16:24 GMT
    Our KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week, are the best program in the country when it comes to BB gun shooting. This past weekend in Arkansas, the Pierre Junior Shooters won the National Daisy BB gun championship. It's the junior shooters sixth national title in the past 11 years. Pierre's Cassandra Ryckman was the individual national champion. For that performance, we salute the Pierre Junior Shooters as our KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week.More >>
    Our KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week, are the best program in the country when it comes to BB gun shooting. This past weekend in Arkansas, the Pierre Junior Shooters won the National Daisy BB gun championship. It's the junior shooters sixth national title in the past 11 years. Pierre's Cassandra Ryckman was the individual national champion. For that performance, we salute the Pierre Junior Shooters as our KSFY/Taco John's Athletes of the Week.More >>
  • Fishing tips from Okoboji guide John Grosvenor

    Fishing tips from Okoboji guide John Grosvenor

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:59:15 GMT
    On Wednesday's at six, we head to the water of Lake Okoboji, for fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor. Click on the video icon for this week's fishing tip.More >>
    On Wednesday's at six, we head to the water of Lake Okoboji, for fishing tips with Okoboji guide and Skeeter pro John Grosvenor. Click on the video icon for this week's fishing tip.More >>
  • Charlotte names Delany as assistant coach

    Charlotte names Delany as assistant coach

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:03:53 GMT
    July 9, 2014 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has added Pat Delany as an assistant coach on the staff of Head Coach Steve Clifford. Delany joins the Hornets after spending last season as head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Miami Heat. In his first head coaching job, Delany led the team to a 31-19 record, which was tied for the second-best record in the D-League. The .620 winning percentage was the fifth-best in th...More >>
    July 9, 2014 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has added Pat Delany as an assistant coach on the staff of Head Coach Steve Clifford. Delany joins the Hornets after spending last season as head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Miami Heat. In his first head coaching job, Delany led the team to a 31-19 record, which was tied for the second-best record in the D-League. The .620 winning percentage was the fifth-best in th...More >>
  • Canaries lose heartbreaker at Wichita

    Canaries lose heartbreaker at Wichita

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-07-09 05:19:14 GMT
    WICHITA, KS - In perhaps their most gut-wrenching loss of the season, the Canaries (20-32) fell 8-7 to the Wichita Wingnuts (35-17) Tuesday night in walkoff fashion. In a game hat the Canaries led nearly the entire way, it was a few costly miscues and a blown call on the field that ended up being the difference. Kyle Ruwe turned in a fifth straight strong start, going 6.2 innings and allowing just three earned runs, although had the initial scoring of a play in the 4th inning held, the right...More >>
    WICHITA, KS - In perhaps their most gut-wrenching loss of the season, the Canaries (20-32) fell 8-7 to the Wichita Wingnuts (35-17) Tuesday night in walkoff fashion. In a game hat the Canaries led nearly the entire way, it was a few costly miscues and a blown call on the field that ended up being the difference. Kyle Ruwe turned in a fifth straight strong start, going 6.2 innings and allowing just three earned runs, although had the initial scoring of a play in the 4th inning held, the right...More >>
  • Timberwolves sign top draft pick LaVine

    Timberwolves sign top draft pick LaVine

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-07-09 05:18:43 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed first-round draft pick Zach LaVine.The Timberwolves announced the signing on Tuesday on the second day of a camp to prepare LaVine and others for the team's summer league competition in Las Vegas. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.LaVine was the 13th overall pick out of UCLA last month. He averaged 9.5 points and 2.5 rebounds as a freshman last season. But the Timberwolves believe LaVine's versatility and athleticism will eventually...More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed first-round draft pick Zach LaVine.The Timberwolves announced the signing on Tuesday on the second day of a camp to prepare LaVine and others for the team's summer league competition in Las Vegas. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.LaVine was the 13th overall pick out of UCLA last month. He averaged 9.5 points and 2.5 rebounds as a freshman last season. But the Timberwolves believe LaVine's versatility and athleticism will eventually...More >>
  • Stampede announce 2014-15 schedule

    Stampede announce 2014-15 schedule

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:49:02 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Stampede unveiled their 2014-15 regular season schedule Tuesday afternoon. All USHL teams will once again play an unbalanced 60 game schedule (30 home, 30 away) from late September until mid-April. 27 of the Stampede’s 30 home games will take place on weekends. 12 games will be played on Friday’s, 13 on Saturday’s and two games will take place on Sunday’s. In addition, the Herd will host three Wednesday home games, including one on New Year’s Eve. Click here to...More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Stampede unveiled their 2014-15 regular season schedule Tuesday afternoon. All USHL teams will once again play an unbalanced 60 game schedule (30 home, 30 away) from late September until mid-April. 27 of the Stampede’s 30 home games will take place on weekends. 12 games will be played on Friday’s, 13 on Saturday’s and two games will take place on Sunday’s. In addition, the Herd will host three Wednesday home games, including one on New Year’s Eve. Click here to...More >>
  • After flood, Luverne still prepping for State Legion Tournament

    After flood, Luverne still prepping for State Legion Tournament

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-07-08 04:30:09 GMT
    It wasn't your typical rain delay out at Redbird Field in Luverne roughly three weeks ago. With the Rock River flooding, the diamond was soaked with water.More >>
    It wasn't your typical rain delay out at Redbird Field in Luverne roughly three weeks ago. With the Rock River flooding, the diamond was soaked with water.More >>
  • Wichita downs the Canaries 14-4

    Wichita downs the Canaries 14-4

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-07-08 04:23:27 GMT
    WICHITA, KS - Wichita's power bats came as good as advertised Monday night, exploding for 14 runs on 16 hits, including four homeruns. Despite a good start for the Canaries offensively, they couldn't keep up with Wichita's pace and the Birds dropped the series opener 14-4. The Canaries jumped on Wingnuts starter Tim Brown in the 1st, with AJ Kirby-Jones, Chris Duffy and Chris Valencia each driving in a run and building a 3-0 lead. After Wichita answered back with two runs in the bottom half o...More >>
    WICHITA, KS - Wichita's power bats came as good as advertised Monday night, exploding for 14 runs on 16 hits, including four homeruns. Despite a good start for the Canaries offensively, they couldn't keep up with Wichita's pace and the Birds dropped the series opener 14-4. The Canaries jumped on Wingnuts starter Tim Brown in the 1st, with AJ Kirby-Jones, Chris Duffy and Chris Valencia each driving in a run and building a 3-0 lead. After Wichita answered back with two runs in the bottom half o...More >>
  • Zenner named to Payton watch list

    Zenner named to Payton watch list

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:48:31 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA — South Dakota State University running backZach Zenneris one of 20 players named to the initial watch list for the Walter Payton Award, which is presented annually to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision by The Sports Network. A 6-foot, 220-pound senior, Zenner is the only two-time finalist in the initial pool of players being considered for the award. A native of Eagan, Minnesota, Zenner placed seventh in the balloting in 2012 and sixth in 2013. The watch lis...More >>
    PHILADELPHIA — South Dakota State University running backZach Zenneris one of 20 players named to the initial watch list for the Walter Payton Award, which is presented annually to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision by The Sports Network. A 6-foot, 220-pound senior, Zenner is the only two-time finalist in the initial pool of players being considered for the award. A native of Eagan, Minnesota, Zenner placed seventh in the balloting in 2012 and sixth in 2013. The watch lis...More >>
  • Canaries Lose Series Finale in Kansas City

    Canaries Lose Series Finale in Kansas City

    Sunday, July 6 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-07 02:53:52 GMT
    KANSAS CITY, KS - The Canaries were unable to salvage their series in Kansas City with a split, instead dropping a third straight contest by a score of 7-4. More >>
    KANSAS CITY, KS - The Canaries were unable to salvage their series in Kansas City with a split, instead dropping a third straight contest by a score of 7-4. More >>
  • Perkins, Suzuki earn All-Star Bid

    Perkins, Suzuki earn All-Star Bid

    Sunday, July 6 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-07 01:27:45 GMT
    Pitchers and reserves have been named to the American League and National League All-Star Teams, as announced today by Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and All-Star Game managers John Farrell of the A.L. and Mike Matheny of the N.L.More >>
    Pitchers and reserves have been named to the American League and National League All-Star Teams, as announced today by Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and All-Star Game managers John Farrell of the A.L. and Mike Matheny of the N.L.More >>
  • Familiar Face Joins Canaries

    Familiar Face Joins Canaries

    Friday, July 4 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-05 03:41:01 GMT
    In the American Association, it isn't uncommon to see new faces throughout the season, but one recent signing, isn't all that new to the area. More >>
    In the American Association, it isn't uncommon to see new faces throughout the season, but one recent signing, isn't all that new to the area. More >>
  • Canaries Win Series Finale against Gary

    Canaries Win Series Finale against Gary

    Thursday, July 3 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-07-04 03:59:12 GMT
    The bats of the Sioux Falls Canaries responded to two consecutive losses in a huge way Thursday night at the Birdcage as the offense exploded for five runs in the second inning en route to an 11-7 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats. Brandon Jones, Carlos Mendez and Matt Hitt had two RBIs each for the Canaries (19-27), who finished a successful seven-game homestand with a 5-2 record. “You don’t dwell too much on the past,” said manager Steve Shirley. “You don’t have time to dwell on that. W...More >>
    The bats of the Sioux Falls Canaries responded to two consecutive losses in a huge way Thursday night at the Birdcage as the offense exploded for five runs in the second inning en route to an 11-7 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats. Brandon Jones, Carlos Mendez and Matt Hitt had two RBIs each for the Canaries (19-27), who finished a successful seven-game homestand with a 5-2 record. “You don’t dwell too much on the past,” said manager Steve Shirley. “You don’t have time to dwell on that. W...More >>
  • Hillsview Golf Course Moves on After Flood

    Hillsview Golf Course Moves on After Flood

    Thursday, July 3 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-07-03 23:37:34 GMT
    "Heartbreaking is the word that always comes up, we were very helpless watching it come in and knowing the damage that it was going to do." said Golf Professional at Hillsview Carol Doyle-Hayn.When the Missouri River Flooded in 2011 it left the City of Pierre devastated."Well it was kind of tough Matt it came up on us pretty fast." said Hillsview Superintendent Dean Heymans.Water was everywhere, especially covering scenic Hills View Golf Course, which had major issues dealing with the flood."...More >>
    "Heartbreaking is the word that always comes up, we were very helpless watching it come in and knowing the damage that it was going to do." said Golf Professional at Hillsview Carol Doyle-Hayn.When the Missouri River Flooded in 2011 it left the City of Pierre devastated."Well it was kind of tough Matt it came up on us pretty fast." said Hillsview Superintendent Dean Heymans.Water was everywhere, especially covering scenic Hills View Golf Course, which had major issues dealing with the flood."...More >>
  • Canaries drop second straight to Gary SouthShore

    Canaries drop second straight to Gary SouthShore

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:40:29 GMT
    Sioux Falls, SD-- For the second straight night the Gary Southshore RailCats tagged the Sioux Falls Canary pitchers early and often as they coasted to a 9-3 victory at the Birdcage More >>
    Sioux Falls, SD-- For the second straight night the Gary Southshore RailCats tagged the Sioux Falls Canary pitchers early and often as they coasted to a 9-3 victory at the Birdcage More >>
  • Delany leaving Skyforce/HEAT to join Charlotte

    Delany leaving Skyforce/HEAT to join Charlotte

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:04:45 GMT
    The Sioux Falls Skyforce have confirmed that Head Coach Pat Delany has left the Miami HEAT organization to take an assistant coaching job with the Charlotte HornetsMore >>
    The Sioux Falls Skyforce have confirmed that Head Coach Pat Delany has left the Miami HEAT organization to take an assistant coaching job with the Charlotte HornetsMore >>
  • USD announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class

    USD announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-02 19:04:11 GMT
    VERMILLION, S.D.—Six Coyotes comprise the 2014 Henry Heider Coyote Sports Hall of Fame Class announced Wednesday by South Dakota’s athletic department. The induction ceremony will take place Sept. 20 during USD’s Hall of Fame Weekend. More >>
    VERMILLION, S.D.—Six Coyotes comprise the 2014 Henry Heider Coyote Sports Hall of Fame Class announced Wednesday by South Dakota’s athletic department. The induction ceremony will take place Sept. 20 during USD’s Hall of Fame Weekend. More >>
  • Twins' Mauer goes on 15-day DL with muscle strain

    Twins' Mauer goes on 15-day DL with muscle strain

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-02 18:56:11 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has gone on the 15-day disabled list after hurting his side in Tuesday night's game against the Kansas City Royals. The Twins said Mauer has a right oblique strain. He apparently suffered the injury when he doubled in the fourth inning, a hit that ran his hitting streak to 12 games. Mauer had hit .320 with 13 RBIs in his last 19 games. The Twins called up Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester to take his place on the roster. Colabel...More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has gone on the 15-day disabled list after hurting his side in Tuesday night's game against the Kansas City Royals. The Twins said Mauer has a right oblique strain. He apparently suffered the injury when he doubled in the fourth inning, a hit that ran his hitting streak to 12 games. Mauer had hit .320 with 13 RBIs in his last 19 games. The Twins called up Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester to take his place on the roster. Colabel...More >>
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