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USD WBB Team Finishes Atop Mid-Major Poll

GoYotes.com – South Dakota women’s basketball finishes the 2019-20 season where they began – holding the top spot of the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll. The preseason favorites, South Dakota finished 30-2 overall, completed a perfect 16-0 run through the Summit League and captured the Summit League Tournament title. The Coyotes became the first team in Summit… Read more »

USD WBB Team Finishes Atop Mid-Major Poll

GoYotes.com – South Dakota women’s basketball finishes the 2019-20 season where they began – holding the top spot of the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll. The preseason favorites, South Dakota finished 30-2 overall, completed a perfect 16-0 run through the Summit League and captured the Summit League Tournament title. The Coyotes became the first team in Summit… Read more »

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Knights in Need of New Head GBB Coach

ABERDEEN, SD – Aberdeen Christian Head GBB Coach Greg Hintz has decided to step down. Hintz and assistant coach Aaron Moeller are leaving the Knights after the team had its best record ever at 9-11. Two of this year’s players earned spots on the All-Conference squad in the Lake Region Conference (Joy Rohrbach & Grace… Read more »

Knights in Need of New Head GBB Coach

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ABERDEEN, SD – Aberdeen Christian Head GBB Coach Greg Hintz has decided to step down. Hintz and assistant coach Aaron Moeller are leaving the Knights after the team had its best record ever at 9-11. Two of this year’s players earned spots on the All-Conference squad in the Lake Region Conference (Joy Rohrbach & Grace… Read more »

USD Track & Field Student-Athlete Gets Top National Honor

VERMILLION, SD (GoYotes.com) – South Dakota senior Chris Nilsen has been voted the National Indoor Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as announced on Thursday. This marks South Dakota’s first National Athlete of the Year in the Division I era. The Coyotes boasted six National… Read more »

USD Track & Field Student-Athlete Gets Top National Honor

VERMILLION, SD (GoYotes.com) – South Dakota senior Chris Nilsen has been voted the National Indoor Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as announced on Thursday. This marks South Dakota’s first National Athlete of the Year in the Division I era. The Coyotes boasted six National… Read more »

Two NSIC MBB Players Grab All-America Honors from D2CCA

Minnesota Crookston senior Harrison Cleary and Minnesota Duluth senior Brandon Myer have garnered Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Third Team honors, as voted on by Division II members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Cleary earns D2CCA All-America honors for the second time in his illustrious career, as he earned… Read more »

Two NSIC MBB Players Grab All-America Honors from D2CCA

Minnesota Crookston senior Harrison Cleary and Minnesota Duluth senior Brandon Myer have garnered Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Third Team honors, as voted on by Division II members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Cleary earns D2CCA All-America honors for the second time in his illustrious career, as he earned… Read more »

Two Regional NAIA MBB Players Make All-America List

NABC.com – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) has announced the 2020 NABC Coaches’ All-America teams from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). These student-athletes represent the most outstanding basketball players across America in NAIA Divisions I and II. Two players from the GPAC made the cut, including one South Dakotan… 2020 NABC/NAIA… Read more »

Two Regional NAIA MBB Players Make All-America List

NABC.com – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) has announced the 2020 NABC Coaches’ All-America teams from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). These student-athletes represent the most outstanding basketball players across America in NAIA Divisions I and II. Two players from the GPAC made the cut, including one South Dakotan… 2020 NABC/NAIA… Read more »

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Matthew Mors Takes Home State’s Gatorade Honor in Boys Basketball

In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company has announced Matthew Mors of Yankton High School as its 2019-20 Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Mors is the 2nd Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Yankton High School.… Read more »

Matthew Mors Takes Home State’s Gatorade Honor in Boys Basketball

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In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company has announced Matthew Mors of Yankton High School as its 2019-20 Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Mors is the 2nd Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Yankton High School.… Read more »

UND Tandem Awarded NCHC Yearly Awards

GRAND FORKS, ND (FightingHawks.com) – The University of North Dakota hockey team made an impressive run though the regular season, going 26-5-4 and grabbing the No. 1 spot in the NCAA Pairwise Rankings. Individual honors continue to pour in as today junior Hobey Baker Award finalist Jordan Kawaguchi was dubbed the NCHC’s Forward of the Year… Read more »

UND Tandem Awarded NCHC Yearly Awards

GRAND FORKS, ND (FightingHawks.com) – The University of North Dakota hockey team made an impressive run though the regular season, going 26-5-4 and grabbing the No. 1 spot in the NCAA Pairwise Rankings. Individual honors continue to pour in as today junior Hobey Baker Award finalist Jordan Kawaguchi was dubbed the NCHC’s Forward of the Year… Read more »

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Two Ex-Wolves to Combine Their MBB Coaching Talents at the Univ. of Northern CO

GREELEY, CO (UNCBears.com) – Northern Colorado Athletic Director Darren Dunn announced the hiring of Steve Smiley as the 20th head coach of the UNC men’s basketball program last Thursday…replacing the Coach Jeff Linder who left for WY. “We are extremely excited to keep Steve, his wife Nikki and Madden and Avery as a part of… Read more »

Two Ex-Wolves to Combine Their MBB Coaching Talents at the Univ. of Northern CO

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GREELEY, CO (UNCBears.com) – Northern Colorado Athletic Director Darren Dunn announced the hiring of Steve Smiley as the 20th head coach of the UNC men’s basketball program last Thursday…replacing the Coach Jeff Linder who left for WY. “We are extremely excited to keep Steve, his wife Nikki and Madden and Avery as a part of… Read more »

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NSU Alum Bringing the Juice to NCAA D-I MBB Assistant Coaching Gig

LARAMIE, WY (GoWyo.com) – New University of Wyoming head basketball coach Jeff Linder announced Wednesday the addition of Wyoming native Sundance Wicks to the Cowboy coaching staff. He has spent the last two seasons as head coach at Missouri Western. “To have the opportunity to bring someone who dreamed of being a Cowboy and embodies… Read more »

NSU Alum Bringing the Juice to NCAA D-I MBB Assistant Coaching Gig

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LARAMIE, WY (GoWyo.com) – New University of Wyoming head basketball coach Jeff Linder announced Wednesday the addition of Wyoming native Sundance Wicks to the Cowboy coaching staff. He has spent the last two seasons as head coach at Missouri Western. “To have the opportunity to bring someone who dreamed of being a Cowboy and embodies… Read more »

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Legendary Howard Wood Relays Officially Canceled

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Following Governor Kristi Noem’s announcement of school closures in the State of South Dakota through May 1, 2020, the Howard Wood Dakota Relays’ Board of Directors, in cooperation with district, local and state officials, has made the very difficult decision of canceling the 2020 Howard Wood Dakota Relays. They share in… Read more »

Legendary Howard Wood Relays Officially Canceled

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SIOUX FALLS, SD – Following Governor Kristi Noem’s announcement of school closures in the State of South Dakota through May 1, 2020, the Howard Wood Dakota Relays’ Board of Directors, in cooperation with district, local and state officials, has made the very difficult decision of canceling the 2020 Howard Wood Dakota Relays. They share in… Read more »