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Tough loss for SDSU, big win for S.D.

SDSU's storybook  season came to an end on Thursday, with the Jackrabbits falling to Baylor 68-60 in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. Once the team had fulfilled it's postgame obligations with the media, SDSU players and coaches shared their reactions via Twitter. Here's a few that stood out: "That was a tough loss but thanks for all...
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SD Boys State B Tournament

The most electric event in the state is getting ready to take flight in Aberdeen Thursday. Game One White River vs. Castlewood – Wyatt Krogman will be on display as one of the best guards in the state. Krogman is not a pure shooter but he’s a pure scorer and distributor. Nic Waln also helps produce the points. The only senior on the team,...
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SD Boys State A Tournament

The State A tournament doesn’t have any unbeaten or one-loss teams as they usually do. St. Thomas More is as close as anyone to being the favorite. But this field is full of great individual performers and sleeper teams ready and waiting to make some noise. Game One St. Thomas More vs. Tri Valley – The Cavaliers are headed toward their...
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SD Boys AA Tournament

Class AA is always a wide open class at tournament time.  This year it seems that O’Gorman and Mitchell have pulled away from the pack, but not so fast my friend. O’Gorman and Mitchell have potential roadblocks waiting in the second round (if they get out of the first round).  The two teams from South Dakota that have beaten the Knights of...
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The Bracket Battle

Here we are. The eve of the least productive day for the American workforce, aka the observed start to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Like many of you, my bracket has consumed my life for the better part of three days. I've read/watched just about everyexpert on the planet tell me what they think will happen, and am now combining their...
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I do not like Gary Munsen

I am from Huron.  When it comes to high school sports Huron does not like Mitchell.  Mitchell does not like Huron. Gary Munsen is the boys basketball coach at Mitchell.   I do not like Gary Munsen.   I love the guy. I did not like him in the least almost 30 years ago when his Kernals beat us every friggin time we played them on their way to...
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