College Sports

Top Performer: Racquel Wientjes

SPEARFISH, S.D. - The Black Hills State University women's basketball team was predicted to finish fifth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference this season. So far, the…

Lady Hardrockers hope to continue program momentum

RAPID CITY, S.D. - After months of uncertainty, the South Dakota Mines women's basketball team is set to tip off the season on Friday, Dec. 4 in Colorado. The Hardrockers are looking to…

SD Mines defeats Black Hills State in season opener

RAPID CITY, S.D. - It's the oldest rivalry in NCAA Division II college football. South Dakota Mines hosted Black Hills State University on Saturday in the first of two meetings this year. The…

Lawmakers in Big Ten states seek reinstatement

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, the Big Ten logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa. The Big…

Huskers surrounded by college teams pushing on with football

Midland University tight end Austin Harris, right, chats with a teammate during NAIA college football team practice in Fremont, Neb., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Midland University is among five small colleges in the state that are…

Top Performer: Cooper Bowman

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Post 22 American Legion baseball program has had its fair share of success over the years. One of the players who's helped the Hardhats reach new heights recently, is…

Ciara Duffy named Mid-Major Player of the Year

VERMILLION - Ciara Duffy from Rapid City has been named the Becky Hammon Mid-Major women's basketball Player of the Year. This is just the latest postseason award for the University of South Dakota senior,…

College Rodeo Season Put on Hold

SPEARFISH, S.D. - The Black Hills State University rodeo team had high expectations this spring after a successful fall season. But instead of gearing up to compete in a rodeo arena , the Yellow…

Big Ten, Big 12, SEC cancel hoops tournaments

UPDATE (10:30 a.m.): LAS VEGAS (AP) — ACC, Pac-12 have canceled basketball tournaments because of the coronavirus. ---- Several college basketball conference tournaments have been canceled moments before tipoff, putting the NCAA Tournament at risk. Officials with the Big Ten,…

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