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Minnesota VIkings linebacker and Mount Vernon native Chad Greenway was announced Wednesday as the recipient of the National Football League Players Association's Byron "Whizzer" White Award. The honor is awarded every year to the player that best served his team, community and country.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Top-ranked Morningside outlasted No. 3 Concordia 59-57 in the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship game on Tuesday in Sioux City, Iowa. Morningside's Lexi Ackerman sunk two free throws with two seconds left to clinch the win for the Mustangs. Concordia defeated Morningside 80-72 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament championship on March 3. Morningside won its fourth NAIA II National Championship during the Jamie Sale coaching era, joining its previous title teams of 2004, 2005 and 2009.
Blarney's Sports Bar & Grill was rockin' Monday night, but on Tuesday, it was nearly silent. The Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball team made a deep run in the NAIA Division II National Tournament, which ended Tuesday night in the championship with a 66-45 loss to Cornerstone (Mich.). Blarney's, which had 250 people watching Tuesday, was one of several businesses around Mitchell that live streamed the championship game.
Four Mitchell businesses are live streaming the NAIA Division II National Tournament championship game tonight. No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University will take on No. 3 Cornerstone (Mich.) for the title...
VERMILLION -- The University of South Dakota women's basketball team will host a first-round Women's National Invitation Tournament game on Thursday at the DakotaDome in Vermillion. USD (25-7) will host Creighton, and game time is yet to be determined. The tournament field was announced on Monday and will feature 35 teams that had 20 or more wins this season. The game marks USD's fifth straight postseason tournament appearance and the team's second WNIT tournament appearance in as many years.
The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team was given the No. 14 seed in the Spokane Region and will face No. 3 Oregon State in the first round of...
Northern State University President Dr. James Smith and Athletic Director Josh Moon announced Monday that the Wolves wrestling program will be suspended for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. During the suspension, a comprehensive review will be conducted to examine the long term viability of a competitive program and evaluate funding models necessary to elevate the program's standing in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and NCAA Division II. The move comes two weeks after head wrestling coach Pat Timm announced his resignation.
BROOKINGS -- Mitchell was knocked out of the state boys varsity hockey tournament Saturday after falling 5-4 to Aberdeen at the Larson Ice Center in Brookings. This was the third year in a row that the Marlins have been eliminated after the second day of the state tournament. The seventh-place game is not played. A day after No. 7 Mitchell lost to No. 2 Sioux Falls 1, the Marlins put pressure on No. 6 Aberdeen right from the start.
• Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball vs. No. 8 Davenport (Mich) in the semifinal round of the NAIA Division II Men’s National Tournament, 6 p.m. in Point Lookout, Mo.
SF Washington 45, SF O'Gorman 42 BROOKINGS (AP) — Sioux Falls Washington rallied to beat Sioux Falls O'Gorman 45-42 Saturday in the championship game at the South Dakota Class AA...