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Dakota Dynasties

West Fargo has built what appears to be an indestructible softball dynasty. Winners of 17 consecutive state championships, the Packers are literally the only champion the state of North Dakota has ever known. Its bid for an 18th straight title won't be settled for a few weeks - West Fargo is currently 23-2 overall and 15-0 in the EDC - no one...

Platinum Leaderboard

The Platinum Leaderboard represents the top Track and Field marks in the Dakota Territory (North Dakota and South Dakota) in 2015. Here is the latest list: Boys Platinum Leaderboard 5/6/15 100m : Mason Hericks, Watertown – 10.4 200m : Chase Vinatieri, Sioux Falls Roosevelt – 21.9 400m : Jacob Richter, Bismarck Century – 48.16* 800m : Jacob...

HS Power Rankings

The end of the baseball/softball spring season is nearing. These rankings will give you a good idea of the top teams, they're not standings, they are my opinion of the best teams that are trending toward a title. ND Class A Baseball 1. West Fargo - Still haven't lost a game this spring despite a few close calls. Goes to show how good their...

Reader readies for olympic opportunity

Just back from a tournament in Turkey, SDSU assistant coach continues to train in Brookings

HS Power Rankings

South Dakota Baseball Class A 1.Pierre 2.Brookings 3.SF Roosevelt 4.Aberdeen 5.Mitchell South Dakota Baseball Class B 1. St. Thomas More 2.Bon Homme/Scotland 3. Milbank/Wilmot 4. West Central 5. Winner/Colome North Dakota Baseball Class A 1. West Fargo 2. Mandan 3. Fargo Davies 4. Bismarck 5. GF Red River North Dakota Baseball Class B 1.Grafton 2....

The Day I Was Tom Byrum

I've never told this story. I was always too embarrased by what I did. Tom Byrum is a professional golfer. He is from Onida, South Dakota. He won the Kemper Open in 1989 and finished in the top 10 at the PGA Championship in 1997. He is nationally known and certainly well-known in South Dakota. I have been told we look a bit alike. While...