Jason Andera

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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SD State Football Championships: 11A - West Central outlasts Madison for 12th state title

Coming into Thursday night's class 11A championship tilt at the Dakota Dome, West Central and their fans were no strangers to playing title games in that building. Madison, on the other hand had never played in a championship game before this night, but had put together their best team in years based upon the passing of...
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SD State Football Championships: 9AA- BEE wins 6th title in 13 years

The Arlington Cardinals and Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan Seahawks both came into the Dakota Dome in Vermillion with not a lot in common on Thursday afternoon. They did not play each other during the season, and did not share any common opponents. What these teams did share was a 10-1 record entering this title game, and a proud nine-man...
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South Dakota Football Championships: Class 9A, 8th Time's A Charm

The Potter County Battlers took to the Dakota Dome turf on Thursday morning riding the high of their semifinal win in Howard, and seemed to take top-seeded Leola/Frederick by surprise early in the class 9A championship game after Tanner Heuer returned the opening kickoff to the 35-yard line. Heuer then caught a 65-yard touchdown pass on the game's...
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North Dakota Finals Preview

AAA   Bismarck vs. Fargo South Last meeting:      Bismarck won at Fargo South 55-49 9/27 Stats:      BIS          FS PPG        37.9       39.2 PAPG     13.6       20.1 How they got here: Bismarck Beat West Fargo 34-21 Beat Century 14-10 Fargo South Beat Jamestown 41-16 Beat Minot 38-28 Any stats...
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South Dakota Finals Preview

11AAA  Roosevelt vs. Lincoln Last meeting:      9/13 Lincoln won 35-28 Stats:                    RHS        LHS PPG        38.5       41.0 PAPG     13.7       12.2 How they got here: Roosevelt             Beat Washington 30-7 Beat Brandon Valley 65-35 Lincoln                  Beat RC Stevens 42-7 Beat O’Gorman...
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