Birth of a Program, Viborg-Hurley Wrestling

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

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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Putting The Brakes On Six-Man Football in South Dakota

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The future of six-man football in South Dakota is unclear as the executive staff of the South Dakota High School Activities Association is now recommending it be postponed for both the 2019 and 2020 seasons. This recommendation is being sent to the SDHSAA Board of Directors, who will vote on the issue next week.

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South Dakota Media Preps High School Basketball Poll (January 7-12)

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The South Dakota media preps high school basketball poll for the week of January 7-12. Teams are listed by overall record, total votes, and previous ranking. A parenthesis shows the first place votes...

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Dawn Seiler Makes History With Win No. 596

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On Friday night, Aberdeen Central defeated Rapid City Central 56-40, improving the Golden Eagles girls’ squad to a 3-2 record on the season. The biggest news, however, came from the Aberdeen Central bench. Friday night's victory was win number 596 for Golden Eagles coach Dawn Seiler, making her the winningest girls’ basketball coach in South Dakota history.

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South Dakota Native “Mean” Gene Okerlund Has Passed Away

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On Wednesday, legendary pro-wrestling personality “Mean” Gene Okerlund passed away at the age of 76. Okerlund, a native of Sisseton, SD, is most famously known for his time spent with World Wrestling Entertainment as a back stage interviewer.

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Mike Tuschen of Corsica-Stickney Hits 500 Wins

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Last Friday night, Corsica-Stickney defeated Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 70-47 in boys’ basketball. The win gave the Jaguars their second win of the season, but it also pushed their head coach, Mike Tuschen, into the milestone of 500 career wins.

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