How One Man Changed My Life

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SDPB's Nate Wek reflects on how one man, Rich Roste, Voice of the Sioux Falls Storm, changed his life for the better seven years ago.

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2017-18 SDHSAA Distinguished Service Award Recipients

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The following individuals are the 2017-18 SDHSAA Distinguished Service Award recipients...

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South Dakotans Are Signing Up To Volunteer For Super Bowl LII In Minneapolis

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Next February, US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will host Super Bowl LII. The Minnesota Super Bowl host committee is looking for volunteers, and South Dakotans have been signing up.

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The Odd Couple, Craig and Mike

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You’ve heard them announce state tournaments and championship games together for the past sixteen years on South Dakota Public Broadcasting. It’s the team of Craig Mattick and Mike Henriksen, pioneers in the state for sports broadcasting.

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SDHSAA 2014 Fall Academic Achievement Honors

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The South Dakota High School Activities Association has announced the 2014 Fall Academic Achievement Honors.

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Augustana University Grad CJ Ham Gets New Role With Minnesota Vikings

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Augustana University grad CJ Ham is getting a position change with the Minnesota Vikings for the 2017 season. The team (and Ham) announced earlier this week that Ham is officially making the move from running back to fullback.

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Looking Back: I Remember Watching Nate Gerry At Nine-Years Old

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On Saturday in the fifth round of the 2017 National Football League draft, the Philadelphia Eagles called the name of Sioux Falls native Nate Gerry. SDPB's Nate Wek tells a story about growing up in Sioux Falls and watching Nate Gerry.

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South Dakota Native and Sioux Falls Washington Grad Nate Gerry Gets Drafted By Philadelphia

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The Philadelphia Eagles drafted South Dakota native Nate Gerry on Saturday in the fifth round of the 2017 National Football League draft.

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Tales of the Gridiron "Crane-Youngworth Field"

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Crane-Youngworth Field has become a place of history, tradition and victory for Yankton High School Football.

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Tales of the Gridiron: Warrior Game Day

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In Winner, the fall brings more than crisp air and changing colors, it brings a rich football tradition that reaches across generations.

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Tales of the Gridiron: "I'm With The Band"

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It's not just football season in South Dakota, it's also high school marching band season. If you’ve been to a high school football game recently, odds are you’ve seen a marching band perform a field show at halftime. It may come as a surprise to some, but marching band students often prepare as much as the football team. Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls, follows this trend.

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Tales of the Gridiron: Everyone Starts Somewhere

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The state high school football playoffs are underway. Teams from around South Dakota are pushing ahead with dreams of playing for a state title. With every team, there is a story, and with every story - there's a beginning.

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Tales of the Gridiron: Small Town Prospects

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In the northeast portion of the state, in the small town of Langford, South Dakota - you’ll find the Langford Area Lions. The community is small, but don’t take it for granted – this 9B school has a football team that can flat out play ball.

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A Few Basic Rules of Six-Man Football

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South Dakota could very well experience the addition of six-man football, starting in the year 2019. Here are a few basic rules you need to know about six-man football.

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Zenner Scores Twice Against The Cowboys

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Eagen, Minnesota native and South Dakota State University alum Zach Zenner had his best game as a professional football player on Monday Night Football when the Detroit Lions faced the Dallas Cowboys.

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