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Cossacks place sixth; S.F. Christian wins Class A volleyball championship

RAPID CITY – Sioux Valley ended up in sixth place at the Class A State Volleyball Tournament after falling 27-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 to McCook Central/Montrose on Saturday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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Dolphins take seventh; Northwestern beats Warner for Class B title

RAPID CITY – Seventh-seeded Deubrook Area capped its second appearance in school history with a 25-22, 25-14, 21-25, 25-16 defeat of Faith to place seventh in the Class B State Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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Green Bay drops South Dakota State 55-41

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Green Bay’s Jessica Lindstrom posted a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Phoenix limited the Jackrabbits to 23.1-percent shooting during a 55-41 defeat of the Jackrabbits (3-1) during nonconference women’s basketball action Saturday afternoon at the Kress Center.

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No. 4 Kansas beats SDSU 98-64

LAWRENCE, Kan. – South Dakota State big man Mike Daum told the media after the game that playing in storied Phog Allen Fieldhouse against a program with the history of Kansas was a nonfactor coming into Friday night’s game.

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Cossacks top Pheasants in five sets

RAPID CITY – Sioux Valley bounced back from a five-set loss to Belle Fourche with a five-set defeat of Parker in a consolation semifinal at the Class A State Volleyball Tournament on Friday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Former Bobcat and two-time South Dakota state champion Addison DeHaven, a junior at Boise State, earned All-America honors after placing 31st in a time of 29:43.1 during the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships on Saturday at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.

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    Blizzard complete sweep of Jets with 5-3 triumph

    BROOKINGS – The Blizzard completed a weekend sweep of the Midwest Division-leading Janesville Jets on Saturday at Larson Ice Center, winning 5-3.

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    Harrisburg tops R.C. Stevens in four sets to repeat as Class AA champion

    RAPID CITY – Harrisburg successfully defended its title by beating hometown Stevens 25-17, 21-25, 25-23, 25-15 in the championship match of the Class AA State Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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    Cougars sweep Dolphins in Class B consolation semifinal

    RAPID CITY – Burke/South Central dropped Deubrook Area 25-17, 25-12, 25-19 in a consolation semifinal during the Class B State Volleyball Tournament on Friday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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    Blizzard top Janesville Jets in OT

    BROOKINGS – Jimmy Elser’s power-play goal 3 minutes into overtime lifted the Brookings Blizzard over the Midwest Division-leading Janesville Jets 4-3 on Friday at Larson Ice Center.

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    Washington knocks off Mitchell on Day 1

    RAPID CITY – Sioux Falls Washington (21-13) upset second-seeded Mitchell, while defending champion and top-seeded Harrisburg (21-1), Watertown (15-7) and hometown hopeful Rapid City Stevens (29-6) also advanced at the Class AA State Volleyball Tournament on Thursday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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    Sioux Valley places five on Big East 11-man squad

    FLANDREAU – The Cossacks placed five members on the 2017 All-Big East Conference 11-man team as Sioux Valley won the league title with an unblemished 5-0 mark.

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    Eggebrecht signs NLI with Coyotes

    BROOKINGS – BHS senior Grace Eggebrecht signed a National Letter of Intent last week to attend the University of South Dakota in Vermillion and compete in track and field.

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Capital for a Day

Gov. Dennis Daugaard and first lady Linda Daugaard stopped at local businesses, the Brookings County Veterans Memorial, the Brookings Public Library and the Children's Museum of South Dakota while Brookings served as Capital for a Day on Tuesday.