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South Dakota High School Football First Round Playoff Preview

The four smallest classes in South Dakota high school football begin their playoffs this Thursday, October 18. Here’s a preview of 11B, 9AA, 9A and 9B playoffs. 11B First Round Games *Denotes At-Large Team Class 11B - Region 1 #4 Elk Point-Jefferson* at #1 Aberdeen Roncalli (7 PM) Elk Point-Jefferson (3-5) Key Wins: at Vermillion 43-27 Loss(es):...
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Sorry Not Sorry: SD High School Football Teams That I Underestimated

This year I went out on a limb and predicted records for all 136 South Dakota high school football teams. The results are mixed. Dear teams that I underestimated, I’m sorry. But, not that sorry. I hope by giving you a low projection to start the year, it gave you that extra ounce of motivation that you needed to achieve your goals. I don’t want to...
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SD High School Volleyball Mid-Season Player of the Year Watch List

Find out the top high school volleyball players in South Dakota on this podcast. Darren Tipton of Adrenaline Fundraising and MidcoSN’s Jason Andera discuss the mid-season player of the year watch lists in all three classes – and what to expect in the second half of the season.
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TOP 11 SD High School Players in 11B

This is the smallest 11-man class in South Dakota but they may have the brightest stars of anyone in the state. Let’s break down the big-time talent in 11B. 1. Nash Hutmacher, Jr. OL/DL Chamberlain Nash has attracted attention from FBS schools across the nation for his explosive power and speed combination. If this was a list of wrestlers in the...
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TOP 9 SD High School Players in 9-Man

There are three classes with 76 teams in 9-man football in South Dakota. That’s over 1,000 players to pick from and I narrowed it down to just nine. Obviously there are a ton of players who are uber-talented who didn’t make this list, but it successfully gets the conversation started. 1. Karst Hunter, Sr. QB Miller/Highmore-Harrold Karst Hunter...
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TOP 11 Players in SD High School 11A

It's time for the top players in Class 11A and they are: 1. Carter Slykhuis, Sr. RB/DB Tea Area Carter Slykhuis broke out in a big way as a junior last year. He’s a very versatile player who can cover, tackle, run, catch and return kicks. He was a top five finisher in the 40-yard sprint at the Riggs Power Combine last spring and placed second...
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