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HS Baseball Power Rankings

South Dakota Class A Lincoln 10-0 Brookings 13-1 Pierre 8-2 Mitchell 11-2 Aberdeen 5-3 Others: Brandon Valley, SF O’Gorman, SF Roosevelt SD Class B Winner/Colome 7-0 St. Thomas More 8-2 Dell Rapids ...
Filed Under Baseball/Softball

Plitzuweit Introduced as USD's New Head Coach

The University of South Dakota has its new women's basketball coach. Athletic Director David Herbster officially introduced Dawn Plitzuweit during a news conference on Monday. She's the tenth head coach in program history. Plitzuweit brings an impressive 188-93 (.669) career record to Vermillion, which she compiled over nine seasons at Northern...
Filed Under Basketball | College | University of South Dakota

Platinum Leaderboard 2.0

As we're doing every week this spring, it's time to check in on the best performances of the high school track and field season so far in every individual event held in both North and South Dakota, aka the "Varsity Sports" Platinum Leaderboard! As always, for a mark or time to count, it must take place at a sanctioned meet in the Dakotas. We're...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | ND High School | SD High School | Running/Track and Field

MidcoSN Podcast: NFL Draft Analysis with Nathan Aamodt

The NFL draft is just one week away and the regional connection is growing in importance. Our "Draft Expert" is MidcoSN Coordinating producer Nathan Aamodt, who talks Vikings draft, Carson Wentz and other regional interest in the 2016 NFL draft.
Filed Under Football | Podcast

MidcoSN Podcast: Joining The 7-Foot Club

In the aftermath of Parker's Zack Anderson becoming just the sixth South Dakota high schooler to clear the 7-foot barrier in high jump, Alex Heinert of "Varsity Sports" talks with the first man to do so, current St. Thomas More Head T&F Coach and co-state record holder Scott Benson, as well as the newest member of the 7-Foot Club, Zack...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | Podcast | Running/Track and Field

South Dakota's Top High School Pitchers

When I decided to put a list of the top high school pitchers together, I had no idea how tough it would be. There are a lot of great pitchers in South Dakota. So feel free to read my list and agree or disagree with me. Next week I’ll put out my top 10 from North Dakota but here is my list of top hurlers from South Dakota: Number 10 ...
Filed Under SD High School | Baseball/Softball