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Summit League ( ) of the Year Awards

I hate “If the season ended today” scenarios because they are dumb… so I’m just going to call this the Season So Far Awards. We are just over three weeks away from the tip of the Summit League tournament… each team has 5 or 6 games left in the regular season… but we’ve got a pretty good idea of who’s got what. The league will name 5 “of the...
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High School Basketball Power Rankings

SD BOYS AA: 1. Huron       15-1 Currently:  on a 10game winning streak. Upcoming: at BV 2/15   vs. Pierre 2/25 2. RC Stevens       13-3 Currently: Just beat in-city rival Central Upcoming: Host Lincoln and Washington this weekend 3. SF Roosevelt       13-3 Currently:  Lost to a ranked team in Minn (Marshall 53-46)...
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High School Basketball Power Rankings

SD BOYS AA: 1. Huron       12-1 2. RC Stevens       12-3 3. SF Roosevelt       11-2 4. Pierre       11-2 5. Washington   9-5 SD BOYS A: 1. Madison       14-0 2. Sioux Valley       15-1 3. Pine Ridge       11-1 4. Clark/Willow Lake       12-2 5. Vermillion   14-1 SD BOYS B: 1. James Valley...
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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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