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Jason Andera

High School Basketball Power Rankings - (South Dakota Girls)

SD Girls AA 1. Washington 2. Mitchell 3. O’Gorman 4. Roosevelt 5. Pierre The Washington Warriors have a lot of seasoned talent back on the court and that lands them as the favorite in the class. Mitchell returns the best player in the state, Macy Miller. O'Gorman has four starters back from a steadily improving team. I like...
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High School Basketball Power Rankings (North Dakota)

ND Boys A 1. St. Mary 2. Century 3. Fargo Davies 4. West Fargo 5. Wahpeton St. Mary returns their core group from a 20-4 team last year, highlighted by senior Ben Weisbeck. They’ll have a new head coach in Brent DeKok. Bismarck Century with Tyler Rudolph will also be tough in the WDA. The EDC is pretty wide open but Fargo...
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High School Football Pickem winners

Here are the results of the Title games: Lincoln over Roosevelt Pierre over Watertown West Central over Madison Canton over Parkston BEE over Arlington Potter County over Leola Frederick Avon over Hamlin ND Fargo South over Bismarck St. Mary over Wahpeton Hazen over Milnor-North Sargent Cavalier over Westhope...
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2013 South Dakota state football championships: 11AA: Gray leads Pierre to first-ever football title

Pierre and Watertown are both teams that recently have been able to come up with some pretty good football teams. Problem is, owing to the difference in school sizes in South Dakota's largest class, advancing to the Dakota Dome to play for a title was very difficult. This season, the largest eight schools created class 11AAA, leaving...
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2013 SD Football Championships: 11B Canton outlasts Parkston for 2nd championship

Fans knew they'd get a good game in the class 11B championship. After all, 11B is usually the most wide-open class in terms of number of contenders each year, as well as in overall talent levels. Parkston had won the regular season game these teams played Sept. 6 21-14 in Parkston. That was Canton's only loss on the season, and had gone...
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2013 SD Football Championships: Avon rallies back to win 5th title

Avon has a proud winning tradition in the nine-man ranks. Hamlin was once a great class 11B team, and had won four state 11B titles between 1989 and 1996. Coming into the dome, Avon had played their 2013 campaign with nary a loss, their closest game being a 20- point win. Hamlin had a seasoned defense, also playing to an 11-0 mark coming...
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