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Moore carries San Jose State over South Dakota 61-52

Dec. 01, 2021 00:32 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Omari Moore had 18 points and six rebounds as San Jose State beat South Dakota 61-52 on Tuesday night. Tibet Gorener had 14 points for the Spartans (3-3). Ibrahima Diallo and Shon Robinson scored 10 apiece. Robinson added eight rebounds. ...

Freidel leads S. Dakota St. over Prairie View 99-90

Nov. 30, 2021 22:42 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Noah Freidel had 21 points as South Dakota State defeated Prairie View 99-90 on Tuesday night. Douglas Wilson had 15 points and eight rebounds for South Dakota State (7-2), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Zeke Mayo added 14 points....

South Dakota father charged in killing of 8-week-old infant

Nov. 30, 2021 17:33 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls father on Tuesday was charged in the killing of his 8-week-old infant who authorities determined died from an apparent assault. Prosecutors charged Dylan Castimore with second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the...

2016 Pine Ridge reservation slaying draws 15-year sentence

Nov. 30, 2021 10:59 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — One of three men accused in a fatal shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 2016 has been sentenced in federal court after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors. Estevan Baquera, 28, was given 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to...

Noem wants to push anti-abortion argument to Supreme Court

Nov. 29, 2021 16:56 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Monday sought a leading role in a pair of legal battles over abortion access as the U.S. Supreme Court neared a potentially defining moment on the issue. The Republican governor promised that if the state loses...

Rapid City police investigate two separate shooting deaths

Nov. 29, 2021 15:16 PM EST

Rapid City police say they're investigating two separate shooting deaths that occurred within 12 hours of each other, but don't believe the two cases are related. The latest shooting early Monday involved three victims, including a man who died at a residence where two...

Sioux Falls officer fires at van that rammed squad car

Nov. 29, 2021 10:54 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls police shot at a fleeing minivan after its driver rammed a squad car and nearly hit two officers, according to authorities. The incident happened about 5:30 p.m. Sunday after an officer tried to stop the minivan for a traffic...

Sanford diabetes study for children has tested 2,000-plus

Nov. 29, 2021 01:03 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A family history of diabetes prompted a Sioux Falls couple to enroll their children in clinical study on diabetes through Sanford Health. To their surprise, the study found no signs of diabetes, but instead, a diagnosis of celiac disease in...

Cox, Southern Illinois knock off S. Dakota in FCS playoffs

Nov. 27, 2021 22:46 PM EST

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 on Saturday night in the first round of the FCS playoffs. ...

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

Nov. 27, 2021 18:58 PM EST

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 on Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. The Jackrabbits...