College Sports

Cooper Bowman drafted by the New York Yankees

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The 2021 Major League Baseball draft is currently underway and a former South Dakota athlete was drafted Monday in the fourth round. Cooper Bowman from Rapid City was selected by…

USD volleyballer first to to sign sponsorship deal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A University of South Dakota volleyball player has become the first college athlete in the state to sign a sponsorship deal after the NCAA cleared the way for college athletes to make money off their…

High court sides with ex-athletes in NCAA compensation case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has decided unanimously that the NCAA cannot enforce rules limiting education-related benefits that colleges offer to student athletes — things like computers and paid internships. Monday's ruling will help determine whether schools decide to…

Democrats push bill allowing college athletes to organize

College athletes would have the right to organize and collectively bargain with schools and conferences under a bill introduced Thursday by Democrats in the House and Senate. Senators Chris Murphy and Bernie Sanders announced the College Athletes Right to Organize…

Former BHSU player named Spearfish girls basketball coach

SPEARFISH, S.D. - The Spearfish High School Activities Department announced on Thursday that Dakota Barrie has been hired as the Spearfish girls basketball head coach. Barrie, originally from Mountain Home, Idaho, played four years…

Top Performer: Westley Siebdrath

RAPID CITY, S.D. - South Dakota Mines standout Westley Siebdrath describes himself as an easy-going guy. But there's nothing laid back about his determination to become one of the top conference athletes…

TRACK AND FIELD: SD Mines hosts Bauer Open

RAPID CITY, S.D. - South Dakota Mines hosted the Bauer Open Saturday at O'Harra Stadium. It's the first time since 2017 that the Hardrockers have had the opportunity to hold the event due to…

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