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South Dakota Baseball Power Rankings

Roosevelt is still unbeaten at 24-0. They took another sweep against Mitchell and beat Moorhead (MN) and O'Gorman in the last week. They finish out their season with games against Harrisburg, Yankton and Lincoln next week. Pierre stays close at number two. They got a no-hitter from Joe King against Sturgis, their pitching staff has been outstanding this year. Mitchell creeps up to number three, they're only losses this season have been to the elite teams in the state but they are in good shape for a postseason push. Then Brandon, Harrisburg and Brookings have all been vulnerable but have shown signs of being true contenders as well.
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Howard Wood Dakota Relays: What To Watch For

It’s here, friends. Today marks the start of the 92nd Howard Wood Dakota Relays, one of the most storied track and field meets in the upper Midwest. It’s an event that started in the 1920s - 1923, to be exact - and continues to get better and better, with over 3000 individual athletes and 130-plus teams set to compete in Sioux Falls this time...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | ND High School | SD High School | Running/Track and Field

Howard Wood Dakota Relays Preview Podcast

Track in the Dakotas revolves around three things: the weather (for example, see last weekend in southeastern SoDak), each states' respective state meet, and the Howard Wood Dakota Relays. As important as state meets are - and you can't discount the lasting significance of a state title, either as a team or individual - there's a case to be made...
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ND HS Baseball & Softball Power Rankings

Dickinson is the new number one team in Class A and the Midgets are about to be tested by another top 5 team. Plus, we have a pair teams cracking the MidcoSN power rankings for the first time this season.
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SD HS Baseball Power Rankings

CLASS A Baseball No question Roosevelt at 20-0 has had the best season so far but how about Pierre? They make the jump to number two after bumping their record up to 8-0. They won four games last week and Spencer Sarringar hit two homers over the weekend while their pitching staff stifled Harrisburg in their double header. The Govs are looking...
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South Dakota HS Athletes Making a Name Nationally

Former South Dakota High School athletes are making a name for themselves in the national spotlight. Nathan Gerry of Sioux Falls, SD was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2017 NFL Draft and Jake Adams of Brandon, SD leads the Big Ten in home runs and RBIs. We have interviews with both of them, plus Joey Beltrame and Jason Andera weigh in...
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