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Jason Andera

2019 SD High School Players of the Year

The 2019 spring season will be remembered for the constant weather postponements and rescheduled games, but it will also be remembered for some outstanding performers on the field. Here is a look at some of the finalists for the Midco Sports Network Finalists for Pitcher of the Year and Hitter of the Year. Class A Hitter of the Year...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | SD High School | Baseball/Softball

Podcast: An Inside Look at High School Coaching

In this podcast, we are chatting to high school coaches about coaching high school sports. I talked to a few coaches who have decided to change their coaching path by either stepping down or transitioning their careers. I think that the crossroad for these coaches will give you different perspectives on what it takes to coach at this level. Mark...
Filed Under Football | Basketball | Varsity Sports | Podcast | SD High School

SD High School Baseball Top Pitchers

If you go out to a spring baseball game, try to check out one of these top of the line pitchers. There is some great talent in this state and I tried to give you a snapshot of the best pitchers that South Dakota High School baseball has to offer. Thanks to all of people who helped with their eyewitness opinions on this list.
Filed Under Varsity Sports | SD High School | Baseball/Softball

SD High School Baseball Preview

The spring high school baseball season is upon us. Here’s a preview of the 2019 season in Class A and Class B. Look for weekly updates on our social media channels throughout the season and coverage of the state tournament in late May, right here on MidcoSN. Class A 1. Brandon Valley 2018 Record: 21-10; State Champs Key Players Returning: Connor...
Filed Under Power Rankings | Varsity Sports | SD High School | Baseball/Softball

South Dakota Class B Girls Basketball Tournament Preview

Jason Andera previews the South Dakota State Class B Girls Basketball Tournament with the top four seeded coaches in the tournament.
Filed Under Basketball | Podcast | SD High School

Biggest Storylines at the South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament

The State tournament starts Friday in Rapid City, and there are plenty of reasons for both casual and intense wrestling fans to follow along this weekend. Here are just a few of the dozens of storylines that make this state tournament one of the best in high school sports. 1. Can Pierre 5-peat? Not many high school programs can boast four...
Filed Under SD High School | Wrestling