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Father, son plead guilty in black market eagle trafficking

Dec. 11, 2019 12:50 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A father and his adult son have pleaded guilty in South Dakota to federal charges in a widespread case that offered a glimpse into the illegal trafficking of eagles and other protected birds. Troy Fairbanks and his son, Majestic Fairbanks, were among 30 people and pawn shops...

Thistlewood’s 3 lifts Colorado St. over S. Dakota St. 72-68

Dec. 10, 2019 11:59 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Nico Carvacho scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Adam Thistlewood’s go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left helped lift Colorado State to a 72-68 win over South Dakota State on Tuesday night. The Jackrabbits led 68-67 on Matt Dentlinger’s layup with 53...

Cook’s 18-yard FG lifts UNI over South Dakota State 13-10

Dec. 7, 2019 6:14 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Matthew Cook kicked an 18-yard field goal with 2:10 remaining to give Northern Iowa a 13-10 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday in the second round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. UNI (10-4) will face second-seed James Madison (12-1) in a quarterfinal....

Umude, Peterson carry South Dakota over Mount Marty 94-79

Dec. 6, 2019 10:34 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Stanley Umude had 19 points and 14 rebounds as South Dakota beat Mount Marty 94-79 on Friday night. Tyler Peterson added 17 points, Cody Kelley scored 16 and Brandon Armstrong had 15 for the Coyotes. Peterson also had six rebounds for the Coyotes. The 94 points were a season best...

Frey leads Montana St. past S. Dakota St. 77-70

Dec. 6, 2019 12:54 AM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Harald Frey had 23 points as Montana State topped South Dakota State 77-70 on Thursday night. Amin Adamu had 19 points and six rebounds for Montana State (6-3). Ladan Ricketts added 11 points. Mychael Paulo had 10 points for the hosts. Devin Kirby grabbed 15 rebounds. Douglas Wilson...

Lawson, South Carolina pull away for 84-80 win over UMass

Dec. 4, 2019 10:22 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A.J. Lawson knew how important it was for a young South Carolina team to start out on the right foot on the road. The Gamecocks got the result they wanted in their first true road game of the season on Wednesday night, but they had to work for it. Lawson scored 24 points, Jermaine...

South Dakota prep basketball player dies during practice

Dec. 3, 2019 7:35 PM EST

DUPREE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a boys basketball player in South Dakota died suddenly during practice. Ziebach County Sheriff Gary Cudmore said the team was doing wind sprints when the Dupree High School student collapsed Monday evening. Life-saving measures were performed until emergency responders...

No. 22 Washington shuts down South Dakota 75-55

Dec. 3, 2019 1:54 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Things are about to get serious for the No. 22 Washington. Coach Mike Hopkins isn’t sure his Huskies are ready. Washington beat South Dakota 77-55 on Monday night in what was ultimately a fairly easy game. After the game, Hopkins appeared tired. The kind of tired when you know No. 9...

Idaho community mourns 9 relatives killed in plane crash

Dec. 2, 2019 9:04 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When Jim Hansen boarded his company’s single-engine aircraft for a pheasant-hunting trip to South Dakota, he brought along the same people he trusted with his business: his family. Three generations of Hansen’s clan ran a petroleum distribution business in Idaho...

Correction: Plane Crash-South Dakota story

Dec. 2, 2019 3:09 PM EST

In a story Dec. 1 about a South Dakota plane crash that killed nine people, The Associated Press reported the wrong last name for one of the victims. He is Kyle Naylor, not Kyle Taylor. A corrected version of the story is below: South Dakota airplane crash kills 9 in extended family A plane crash on a snowy...