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Assistant Coach Boosted to Lead Role with Missouri Western MBB

ST. JOSEPH, MO (GoGriffons.com) – Missouri Western State University Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Josh Looney has announced the promotion of Will Martin to head men’s basketball coach. Martin served as the assistant coach the past two seasons and becomes the sixth head coach in program history. Martin replaces prior coach Sundance Wicks who… Read more »

Assistant Coach Boosted to Lead Role with Missouri Western MBB

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ST. JOSEPH, MO (GoGriffons.com) – Missouri Western State University Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Josh Looney has announced the promotion of Will Martin to head men’s basketball coach. Martin served as the assistant coach the past two seasons and becomes the sixth head coach in program history. Martin replaces prior coach Sundance Wicks who… Read more »

Trojans Nix Hall of Fame Banquet

MADISON, SD (DSUAthletics.com) – Dakota State University has canceled the 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame banquet, scheduled for June 6. “We are disappointed to make this decision, but with the uncertainty the coronavirus pandemic creates regarding social distancing, event capacity, and travel options, we feel it best to cancel the annual event,” said Jeff Dittman, athletic… Read more »

Trojans Nix Hall of Fame Banquet

MADISON, SD (DSUAthletics.com) – Dakota State University has canceled the 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame banquet, scheduled for June 6. “We are disappointed to make this decision, but with the uncertainty the coronavirus pandemic creates regarding social distancing, event capacity, and travel options, we feel it best to cancel the annual event,” said Jeff Dittman, athletic… Read more »

Harlem Globetrotters Cancel Trip to the Hub City

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – The Harlem Globetrotters “Pushing the Limits” World Tour in Aberdeen has been canceled. The original show was planned for this Wednesday, April 1. The Globetrotters were unable to find a reschedule date. All tickets purchased online through Ticketweb or the Globetrotters Group Sales Department will automatically be refunded.

Harlem Globetrotters Cancel Trip to the Hub City

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – The Harlem Globetrotters “Pushing the Limits” World Tour in Aberdeen has been canceled. The original show was planned for this Wednesday, April 1. The Globetrotters were unable to find a reschedule date. All tickets purchased online through Ticketweb or the Globetrotters Group Sales Department will automatically be refunded.

SD Special Olympics Canceled for 2020

VERMILLION, SD (AP) – Officials say the summer games of the South Dakota Special Olympics have been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The games were to be held in Vermillion, but the board of directors cites the safety of Special Olympics athletes and organizers. Special Olympics International determined that rescheduling the event this year… Read more »

SD Special Olympics Canceled for 2020

VERMILLION, SD (AP) – Officials say the summer games of the South Dakota Special Olympics have been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The games were to be held in Vermillion, but the board of directors cites the safety of Special Olympics athletes and organizers. Special Olympics International determined that rescheduling the event this year… Read more »

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Rapid City Central HS Hires Two New Head Coaches

RAPID CITY, SD – Rapid City Central High School activities director Jordan Bauer has announced the hiring of Neal Cruce as the next head football coach for the Cobblers pending school board approval. “Coach Cruce is the complete package. He has a proven track record of getting programs back on track, he brings a robust knowledge… Read more »

Rapid City Central HS Hires Two New Head Coaches

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RAPID CITY, SD – Rapid City Central High School activities director Jordan Bauer has announced the hiring of Neal Cruce as the next head football coach for the Cobblers pending school board approval. “Coach Cruce is the complete package. He has a proven track record of getting programs back on track, he brings a robust knowledge… Read more »

NSU MBB Grad Honored for Solid First Year in Europe

EuroBasket.com – NSU grad Ian Smith was named to the 1st Team on the Eurobasket.com All-British NBL Division One Team last week. Smith is in his 1st year as a point guard for the Solent Kestrels. His squad finished the British NBL DI season w/ a perfect 20-0 record to take the title. He finished… Read more »

NSU MBB Grad Honored for Solid First Year in Europe

EuroBasket.com – NSU grad Ian Smith was named to the 1st Team on the Eurobasket.com All-British NBL Division One Team last week. Smith is in his 1st year as a point guard for the Solent Kestrels. His squad finished the British NBL DI season w/ a perfect 20-0 record to take the title. He finished… 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 »

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 »