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As I write this, SDSU ... Posted on 3/9/10 at 11:31 AM
To the Editor:
Traditionally, the Pride of the Dakotas has referred to the South Dakota State University marching band. We can now also identify a marvelous young lady with that exact same term — “Pride of the Dakotas” — Jill Young.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ta’Shia Phillips was way too much for an overmatched team.
The 6-foot-6 center had 27 points and 15 rebounds Sunday, and second-seeded Xavier got off to a slow start on its home court before using its front-line advantage to pull away from South Dakota State 72-56 in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
SIOUX FALLS — Jill Young is no newcomer to the Summit League postseason tournament.
The Mitchell native has come off the bench for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team each of the past two years during year-end runs to the national tournament.
Sunday, Young made her first start in the conference’s postseason playoffs. She scored 12 points in SDSU’s 62-51 quarterfinal win over North Dakota State at Sioux Falls Arena.
VERMILLION (AP) — Jake Thomas had the best game of his career, pulling down eight rebounds, making 10 3-pointers and finishing with 40 points as the University of South Dakota walloped Chicago State 105-73 on Saturday night.
Thomas set the single-game record for 3-pointers for the Coyotes (15-13, 6-4 Great West), breaking his previous record of nine in 2009-10.
Thomas also topped his previous career bests in points and rebounds and tied his career highs of 11 field goals and four steals.
Mitchell native Andrea Budahl set a South Dakota State University record in the mile race by finishing the first 1,000 yards in 10 minutes, 27.64 seconds at the Hawkeye Invitational on Dec. 5 in Iowa City, Iowa.
Travis Mester and Chris Aarhus
, December 15, 2010
PULLMAN, Wash. — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team avoided its first four-game losing streak under coach Aaron Johnston and earned its first road victory of the season with a 72-61 win over Washington State Tuesday.
For the first time since injuring his right thumb prior to the NBA season, Mitchell native Mike Miller was back taking jump shots at the Miami Heat’s practice court at AmericanAirlines Arena, it was reported by Ira Winderman on the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s website Tuesday afternoon.
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