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Woman accused of faking kidnapping facing criminal charges

Jan. 17, 2022 10:53 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman accused of faking her own kidnapping from a local pizza restaurant told detectives she wanted a break from her husband, according to court documents. The woman has been charged with attempted grand theft and making a false report to...

Arians leads South Dakota State in romp past Denver, 80-62

Jan. 15, 2022 20:13 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Alex Arians scored 19 points and led five players in double-digit scoring as South Dakota State rolled over Denver, 80-62 on Saturday to stay unbeaten through six Summit League games. The Jackrabbits raced to a 21-point lead at intermission, 44-23, and...

Mayo carries South Dakota St. past South Dakota 84-65

Jan. 08, 2022 21:18 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Zeke Mayo had a season-high 21 points, making 5 of 6 3-pointers, as South Dakota State beat South Dakota 84-65 on Saturday night. Baylor Scheierman had 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists for South Dakota State (13-4, 4-0 Summit League), which won its...

Men, women rob lost hitchhiker in Sioux Falls

Dec. 28, 2021 14:27 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police in Sioux Falls are searching for two men and a woman who robbed a lost hitchhiker. The Argus Leader reported the 20-year-old hitchhiker was walking along Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls early Tuesday morning when the men and the woman pulled up in a...

Wilson carries South Dakota State over Oral Roberts 82-76

Dec. 22, 2021 22:49 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Douglas Wilson had 21 points as South Dakota State extended its home win streak to seven games, defeating Oral Roberts 82-76 on Wednesday night. Baylor Scheierman added 20 points for for South Dakota State (11-4, 2-0 Summit League). Zeke Mayo had 13 points. ...

Wilson, Appel lead S. Dakota St. past Kansas City 89-57

Dec. 20, 2021 22:32 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Douglas Wilson had 16 points to lead five South Dakota State players in double figures as the Jackrabbits easily defeated Kansas City 89-57 on Monday night. Luke Appel added 13 points for the Jackrabbits. Zeke Mayo chipped in 12, Charlie Easley scored 10 and Baylor...

Luepke's 2 TDs help NDSU beat JMU 20-14 in FCS semis

Dec. 18, 2021 00:49 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Hunter Luepke had touchdown receptions of 32 and 22 yards to bookend the scoring and added 106 yards rushing on 17 carries to help No. 2 seed North Dakota State beat James Madison 20-14 on Friday night in the semifinals of the FCS playoffs. North Dakota State...

Wingett carries S. Dakota St. over Minnesota-Morris 112-47

Dec. 03, 2021 23:59 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — David Wingett had 18 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lift South Dakota State to a 112-47 win over Minnesota-Morris on Friday night. Zeke Mayo had 14 points for South Dakota State (8-2), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Matt...

Man sentenced to 40 years in toddler's starvation death

Dec. 01, 2021 08:31 AM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison in the 2019 starvation death of a toddler in Brookings County. Robert Price, 30, earlier pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in an agreement with prosecutors. Price and Renae Fayant were...

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....