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High School Basketball Power Rankings - 1/29/14

ND Boys A 1. Century       11-0 2. Minot        10-2 3. St. Mary          10-2 4. West Fargo      8-3 5. Fargo Davies      8-2   ND Class B Boys 1. Milnor        15-1 2. Rugby        15-1 3. Cavalier      14-1 4. Oak Grove      14-1 5. Four Winds/Minnewaukan       14-1   ND Class A Girls 1....
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Contreras' Value Rising At USD

More than 1,700 miles from her native San Francisco, Raeshel Contreras says she still feels right at home. “When I saw the team, the whole vibe with everyone, it was like a family. And the coaches were really nice and I just  knew, right away, I wanted to come here, which is weird because it was South Dakota. And everyone was like ‘what?’ But I...
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Summit MBB (OK, Denver IS pretty good)

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, right?  But often, the second look is the most (or at least more) accurate. I saw Denver play at South Dakota in the Summit League opener.  USD won 59-54.  Denver was not awful, but they were...... just there.  Brett Olson made some shots and had 22, but nobody else left an impression......
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Norris Rewarding Coyotes' Patience

Trey Norris is proof that good things come to those who wait. Despite the best efforts of the coaching staff, Norris didn't initially pick South Dakota. But he's here now. And he's making a huge impact for the Coyotes. The traditional role of the point guard is to distribute, find teammates and control the flow of the game. But Norris has...
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High School Basketball Power Rankings- North Dakota and South Dakota

SD BOYS AA: 1. Huron       (9-1) 2. RC Stevens       (10-1) 3. SF Roosevelt       (5-1) 4. Pierre       (7-2) 5. SF Washington       (6-4) Huron passed one of their biggest tests of the year with a huge road win over Pierre on Tuesday. Justin Decker showed his stuff with a 32 point outburst in that game. Roosevelt is...
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Washington Girls Big Road Test

The 9-0 Washington Warriors have opened the season in focused fashion. Credit the experience and leadership of the seven Washington seniors who have accounted for 80% of the teams’ 64.1 points per game this year. Even more impressive the Warriors have only allowed 31.9 points per game to a pretty talented schedule. The only player who has...
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