Sports

December 2, 2021

Two Black Hills area rodeos win yearly awards at PRCA banquet

LAS VEGAS — Two Black Hills area rodeos have picked up year-end awards at the National Finals Rodeo. Rodeo Rapid City was awarded the Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year and the Black Hills Roundup in Belle Fourche was awarded the Medium Rodeo of the Year. The awards were announced in Las Vegas Wednesday night […]

December 2, 2021

Belle Fourche Wrestling Coach announces retirement

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – The upcoming season will be the final season for Belle Fourche Wrestling Coach Bill Abell. Abell says he’s had some medical issues pop up and told the Black Hills Pioneer that “seems to be in front of my ability to be as good a coach as I can be.” Abell took […]

December 2, 2021

South Dakota native taking over Washington Husky Football

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A South Dakota native is taking over the reins of the Washington Huskies football team. Kalen DeBoer is moving from his current spot at Fresno State to take over the Huskies, which has just wrapped up one of its worst years under former head coach Jimmy Lake. DeBoer is from Milbank […]

December 1, 2021

South Dakota Volleyball Coaches Association releases 2021 All State Teams

UNDATED – Here is the 2021 South Dakota Volleyball  Coaches Association 2021 All-State Volleyball Teams: CLASS AA First Team • Liz Kopp, Brandon Valley, sr., setter (828 assists) • Abby Meister, Harrisburg, sr., outside hitter (350 kills, 437 digs). • Bergen Reilly, O’Gorman, jr., setter-hitter (186 kills, 164 digs, 366 assists) • Brynn Kirsch, Sioux […]

December 1, 2021

Rapid City Rush get road win over Mavericks

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Logan Nelson and Stephen Baylis each had a goal and an assist, Lukas Parik made 33 saves and the Rapid City Rush defeated the Kansas City Mavericks, 4-2, Tuesday night at Cable Dahmer Arena. The Rush got the scoring started in the first period when Nelson won an attacking zone faceoff and […]

December 1, 2021

Freidel leads South Dakota State over Prairie View 99-90

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Noah Freidel had 21 points as South Dakota State defeated Prairie View 99-90. Douglas Wilson had 15 points and eight rebounds for South Dakota State, which earned its fourth straight home victory. William Douglas scored a career-high 24 points for the Panthers, who have now lost eight consecutive games to start […]

December 1, 2021

Moore carries San Jose State over South Dakota 61-52

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Omari Moore had 18 points and six rebounds as San Jose State beat South Dakota 61-52. Tibet Gorener had 14 points for the Spartans (3-3). Mason Archambault scored a career-high 21 points and had seven rebounds for the Coyotes (4-3).

November 27, 2021

Yellow Jackets Fall 73-51 in Final Non-Conference Match-Up

KANEOHE, Hawaii – The Black Hills State women’s basketball team (2-4, 0-0 RMAC) competed in their final non-conference game of the season as they faced off against the Walsh University Cavaliers Friday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets fell to the Cavaliers 73-51 in their final non-conference game of the 2021-22 season at the Malika Sports Oahu […]

November 27, 2021

Cox, Southern Illinois knock off South Dakota in FCS playoffs

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Avante Cox had a career-high 10 receptions for 148 yards and a touchdown, Romeir Elliott scored on a 5-yard run midway through the fourth quarter and Southern Illinois beat South Dakota 22-10 in the first round of the FCS playoffs. Southern Illinois improved to 4-3 all-time against the Coyotes. Despite both […]

November 27, 2021

South Dakota State forces 6 INTs, routs UC Davis 56-24

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Isaiah Davis and Pierre Strong combined for over 400 yards rushing, Dalys Beanum had three interceptions and South Dakota State routed UC Davis 56-24 in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. The Jackrabbits (9-3), who finished with a program-playoff record six interceptions, will face fourth-seeded Sacramento State in […]