Do The Joint State Basketball Tournaments Have An Expiration Date?

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The South Dakota High School Basketball Advisory committee voted in favor of discontinuing the combined Class AA and Class A high school basketball tournaments on Friday with a unanimous 7-0 vote.

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Roncalli and Groton Area Together Honor Ava

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Rivalries make high school sports great, and almost every community in South Dakota has its rival opponent. However, it’s rare when two rivals part ways with each other to join together in support of a much bigger cause. On Sunday morning, Ava Tunheim, a seventh grader from Groton, lost her life to leukemia. She battled the disease for more than a year.

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USD Women Move Up Into AP Top-25

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The Associated Press released their most recent college basketball rankings on Monday morning. On the women’s side of the spectrum, the University of South Dakota has moved into the No. 25 spot, making it the first time in division one school history that the Coyotes have made it onto the AP’s Top-25 list.

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2019 State Gymnastics Championships, Full Results

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The Swiftel Center in Brookings, SD played host to the 2019 State Gymnastics meet on February 8-9. Here is a full list of results from the event.

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2019 State High School Gymnastics Meet Schedule

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The 2019 State Gymnastics Championships begin Friday in Brookings from the Swiftel Center. All of the action will be streamed live online at sdpb.org/gymnastics.

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Birth of a Program, Viborg-Hurley Wrestling

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This year is the first ever season of high school wrestling for the communities of Viborg and Hurley. As a co-op, kids are joining together to build their own foundation of success and tradition.

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State Senate Committee Passes Sports Betting Resolution

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On Wednesday, the Senate State Affairs committee passed Senate Joint Resolution 2, a call for the people of South Dakota to vote on a the legalization of sports betting in the Mt. Rushmore state.

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2019 State One Act Play Festival, Superior Ensembles and Individuals

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Here are all of the ensembles and individuals, who received a 'superior rating' at the 2019 State One-Act Play festival from this past weekend in Aberdeen, SD.

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2019 'One-Act Play Festival' Superior Overall Play Award Recipients

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The 2019 State One-Act Play festival took place in Aberdeen, SD from January 31-February 2. Here are the schools who received a Superior Overall Play award on Saturday evening at the conclusion of the event.

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Cold Weather Forces A 'Late Start' For State One-Act Play Festival

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Despite cold temps in eastern South Dakota, the show must go on. Bitter wind chills will move out of the area on Thursday, meaning the State One-Act Play Festival from Aberdeen will still start tomorrow. However, the start time is later than originally scheduled.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (January 28-February 2)

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The South Dakota media preps high school basketball poll for the week of January 28 - February 2. Teams are listed by overall record, total votes, and previous ranking. First place votes are represented by a parenthesis.

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Committee Defeats Senate Bill 49, SDHSAA Transgender Policy To Stay

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For the third time in five years, a measure that requires school students to participate in activities under their original gender will not become law. Senate Bill 49 was defeated by the Senate Education Committee on Thursday morning.

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SD Senate Bill Would Void SD High School Sports Transgender Policy

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Senate Bill 49…what is it? What does it mean? Why is it necessary? Is this discrimination? These are questions South Dakotans are asking themselves. On Thursday, the Senate Education committee in Pierre will take up SB 49. This bill voids the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s procedure/policy, as it pertains to transgender student athletes.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (January 21-26)

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The South Dakota media preps high school basketball poll for the week of January 21-26, 2019. Teams are listed by overall record, total votes, and previous ranking. First place votes are shown in parenthesis.

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Board Agrees, No Six Man Football Right Now

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The Board of Directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association approved a recommendation on Wednesday from its executive staff, who last week released a statement urging the postponement of a six-man high school football class in the Mt. Rushmore state until the year 2021.

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