The Origin of the Estelline Redmen Mascot

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The Estelline Redmen name wasn’t always connected to a Native American themed mascot. It was actually the furthest thing from it when the ‘Redmen’ name was originally adopted.

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USD's Chris Streveler Will Play in the Canadian Football League

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On Friday, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) announced the signing of University of South Dakota star quarterback Chris Streveler.

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Philly Trades Up In Draft On Friday For SDSU's Dallas Goedert

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Former South Dakota State University tight end Dallas Goedert will begin his professional football career in Philadelphia. The defending Super Bowl champs traded up in the second round to select Goedert with the No. 49 overall pick.

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Six-Man Football In South Dakota Could Soon Be A Reality

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South Dakota’s smallest high schools are close to another option for fielding football teams. The South Dakota High School Activities Association’s Board of Directors has given initial approval to offer a six-man football class.

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Does Being a "One-Sport Athlete" Give Your Child a Better Edge Over the Competition? It May Not...

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According to the author Fred Bowen, a sports opinion columnist for KidsPost, it may not be in a young child’s best interest to specialize in just one sport.

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Excitement Surrounds SDSU's Dallas Goedert as NFL Draft Draws Near

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The National Football League draft is only a week and a half away, as the anticipation among the incoming rookies is on the rise. For some players, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ they get drafted; it’s more of a matter of ‘when.’

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Former USD Coyote Tom Compton To Sign With Minnesota Vikings

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The Minnesota Vikings, pending a physical, will sign Rosemount, Minnesota native and University of South Dakota alum Tom Compton.

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Wieneke and Goedert Both Invited To The NFL Combine

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The National Football League has invited 326 players to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis from February 27 – March 5. Both Dallas Goedert and Jake Wieneke from South Dakota State University are included on the list.

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Sioux Falls Native and Philadelphia Eagles Rookie Nate Gerry Prepares For Super Bowl LII

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Super Bowl LII is just a few days away as players, coaches, and fans anxiously await the game in Minneapolis. South Dakota native and University of Nebraska alum Nate Gerry is a rookie this year for the Philadelphia Eagles, who will play the New England Patriots on Sunday for the Lombardi Trophy.

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Coach Rozy's Performance Training Academy

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Mark Roozen operates the Coach Rozy Performance Training Academy in Yankton. Throughout his career, Coach Rozy has worked with NFL, College, and Olympic Athletes. Now, he’s working with a variety of people from all ages.

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Six-Man Football In South Dakota, The Discussion Continues

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Discussions are still ongoing in South Dakota on whether or not a six-man class of football should be added in the state.

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2017 Fall Academic Achievement Team Award Recipients

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All varsity athletic teams and fine arts groups that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. With the completion of all the SDHSAA fall activities, the SDHSAA announces the following schools and their teams who have received the “Academic Achievement Team Awards” for the 2017-2018 Fall Season.

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2018 South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

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The South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame has announced the ten inductees, and six legend inductees, who will be honored in the spring of 2018. Throughout the next few months, SDPB plans to give an inside look at each of these individuals.

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South Dakota Native Josh Heupel Gets Head Coaching Job for UCF Knights

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Aberdeen, South Dakota native Josh Heupel has been named the new head football coach for the University of Central Florida. UCF announced the decision to hire Heupel on Tuesday. The head coaching job position opened last week when Scott Frost signed on to be the new head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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Washington Holds Off Roosevelt In A Thriller, Warriors Win Third Straight Title

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Sioux Falls Washington defeated Sioux Falls Roosevelt 20-19 in what was a thrilling championship game on Saturday night in Vermillion.

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