Getting To Know Northern State's Saul Phillips

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Last week, Northern State University announced that Saul Phillips as their new men's basketball coach. Phillips has spent twelve seasons as a head coach in division one college hoops. Seven of those years were spent at North Dakota State, while the other five were spent at Ohio University. SDPB's Nate Wek had the chance to chat with Phillips about his new role at Northern State in Aberdeen.

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Cash Wilson Wins Third Straight State Saddle Bronc Title

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Wall native Cash Wilson won his third straight state championship in Saddle Bronc riding over the weekend at the South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals in Belle Fourche.

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Northern State Announces Saul Phillips As New Men’s Basketball Coach

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On Tuesday, Northern State University announced Saul Phillips as its newest head men’s basketball coach. Phillips spent sevens seasons (07-14) as the head coach

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It’s Official, Brookings Will Host 2019 State Football Championships

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The Board of the South Dakota High School Activities Association approved the final reading on Thursday, officially signing off to move the High School State Football Championships to Dana J Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings for the fall of 2019.

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Three In A Row, USD's Chris Nilsen Wins Another National Title

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University of South Dakota junior track and field star Chris Nilsen successfully defended his title on Wednesday, winning his third straight national championship in the pole vault event. Nilsen also broke the meet record, a mark that he himself set last year at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

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Vindication For Payson Birkeland, State Champ Again

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Aberdeen played host to the Girls Class A tournament, which witnessed a familiar individual standing atop the podium at the end of the event – Payson Birkeland of Belle Fourche. Birkeland technically placed second last year, but a technicality bumped her up to first. This year, she was out to prove that she truly is deserving of such an achievement

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2019 Spring High School Golf Championships, Final Results

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​Sioux Falls O'Gorman, West Central, Burke, and James Valley Christian claimed state championships in golf on Tuesday. Here are the final results, which includes the team standings for each class, along with all of the individual results.

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Josh Heupel Makes 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

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Aberdeen native and former Oklahoma Sooner star quarterback Josh Heupel is a candidate for the college football Hall of Fame. The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced Monday that Heupel, along with 176 other players and 38 coaches, will appear on the 2020 hall of fame ballot.

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2019 Spring High School Golf Championships, Day One Results

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The South Dakota high school spring golf championships got underway on Monday with Yankton, Aberdeen, and Watertown hosting tournaments. Here are the team standings and individual placements through the first day of competition.

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Lennox Tops Dakota Valley, Orioles Win 'B' Baseball Title

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Lennox high school defeated Dakota Valley on Tuesday evening in Sioux Falls 6-1 to win their first ever state high school baseball championship in Class B. Earlier in the day, Lennox took down Redfield Area, while Dakota Valley knocked off Madison – leading to the evenings championship game.

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Augustana Vikings Win DII National Championship In Softball

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Augustana University claimed its second ever DII National Championship in softball over Memorial Day weekend, with a pair of wins coming on Monday in Denver, Colorado.

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2019 State Track and Field Championships, Final Results

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The 2019 State High School Track and Field Championships wrapped up from Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls on Saturday afternoon with what turned out to be a gorgeous weekend for a track meet. Here are the full results from all of the action.

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DWU's Kamberlyn Lamer Wins National Championship

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Kamberlyn Lamer of Dakota Wesleyan won the women’s heptathlon event on Friday to achieve the top prize – a National Championship.

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2018 State Track and Field Championships, Full Results

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State champions were crowned in Rapid City on Saturday May 26, 2018 at the annual state track and field meet. Here are the full team scores and results from the event.

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How To Watch the 2019 State Track and Field Championships

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The Sioux Empire is playing host to the 2019 State Track and Field Championships on May 24-25. On day one, Brandon Valley will host Class AA, Tea will entertain Class A, and Class B will be anchored down at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls. All of the action in all three classes on day two will come from Howard Wood Field.

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