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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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2018 ND High School Football Preview: 9-Man

Will the eastern streak come to an end in North Dakota 9-Man high school football this year? That’s one of the biggest storylines entering the 2018 season, in my opinion. New Salem/Glen Ullin is loaded with talent – and reached the Dakota Bowl and the state semifinal round in back-to-back seasons. Now, the Holsteins have a chance to become the first team from the western half of the state to win a 9-Man state title since Mott-Regent back in 2007. Wyndmere-Lidgerwood made it 10 straight titles for the east last year, but the Warbirds will be filling a lot of spots vacated by last year’s senior-heavy team. I think 9-Man will be a wide-open race with some of the usual suspects in contention. Shiloh Christian is coming off a state runner-up finish – and Thompson, Cavalier and Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter are also fielding strong programs year after year.
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MidcoSN Podcast: SD High School Volleyball Season Preview

Jason Andera previews the 2018 South Dakota High School volleyball season. Rankings provided by the SD Media Poll and player watch lists for each class provided by Darren Tipton from Adrenaline Fundraising.
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TOP 11 SD HS Football Players in 11AAA

I love making lists, it forces me to evaluate players, talk to coaches, and really dive deep into high school football. Even after all that research it’s impossible to put a definitive list together that everyone can agree on. With that in mind here is my conversation starter of top players in the state. Today I’ll start with Class 11AAA and work...
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2018 SD High School Football Preview - 11AAA

CLASS 11AAA PREVIEW The power in South Dakota football resides in Sioux Falls. There have been five years of Class 11AAA football in South Dakota, and five times a school from Sioux Falls was crowned champion. In fact, there have been 14 champions in a row from Sioux Falls in South Dakota’s largest class. Despite the way Sioux Falls has claimed...
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