2019 South Dakota High School Winter Academic Achievement Teams

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The South Dakota High School Activities Association has announced their 2018-19 winter academic achievement teams. This list is comprised of varsity fine arts and athletic teams who received a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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SDHSAA State Wrestling Champions Crowned

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History was made at the South Dakota State High School Wrestling Tournament Feb. 22-23 in Rapid City.

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2019 State Wrestling Championships, Final Results

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Rapid City played host to the 2019 State Wrestling Championships on February 22-23 from the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Here are the full results from the event!

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Where to Find It: SD Wrestling 2019

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Live video from all 8 mats, up-to-date scores and photos are available on SDPB's website. Here is how to find what you want!

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State Wrestling Tournament Schedule and Brackets

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The SDHSAA State Wrestling Tournament takes place in Rapid City from February 22-23 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

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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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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 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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High School Sports, The New Pre-Contest Injury Time Out

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Beginning this fall sports season, schools and the South Dakota High School Activities Association are working together to save steps when an illness or injury happens during a game.

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South Dakota Hosted A Monday Night RAW, And That's A Big Deal

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Something happened in South Dakota on Monday that had never been done before. World Wrestling Entertainment brought its flagship show ‘Monday Night RAW’ to Sioux Falls.

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Fox Sports Nate Brown: Rapid City Events Center and Six-Man Football in Western South Dakota

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SDPB's Nate Wek sat down with Rapid City Fox Sports radio host Nate Brown to discuss some of the big changes happening in Rapid City with the new events center. Additionally, they discussed how six-man football could look on the west side of the state when it's implemented in the fall of 2019.

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Chamberlain's Hutmacher Is Receiving College Offers For Football

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Some big time colleges are already recruiting Chamberlain heavyweight wrestling stand out Nash Hutmacher. However, right now, they want him to play football. Along with being a top high school wrestler in South Dakota, Hutmacher is also an elite high school offensive lineman for the Cubs football team.

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SDHSAA Plans In Rapid City Won't Change During Construction of New Events Center

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Rapid City will soon have a new events center. On Tuesday, 64 percent of voters approved the proposal. While construction is underway, the SDHSAA doesn't foresee any changes with events planned at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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2018 Winter SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

All varsity fine arts groups and athletic teams that achieve a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award. For the 2017-18 winter season of athletics and fine arts, 658 teams were given awards.

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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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