Game 1 of the Rush's first-round playoff game, plus high school golf, track and tennis
When Black Hills State University and South Dakota Mines meet on the football field, it's no ordinary game, although coach-speak would say both teams prepare for it like an ordinary game.
Saturday, Oct. 30 will be my final day as sports editor of the Rapid City Journal. Knock on wood, it won’t be the final day that I write for the Journal.
The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football season will hit the halfway point of the schedule Saturday and this is what we know.
It’s been a tough season for the Douglas Patriots, to say the least, but there was a breath of fresh air and an added mark of enthusiasm late in the game against Class 11AA No. 1 ranked Tea Area.
Walking out the door at 1 a.m. Saturday morning, the Mustang found its way home safely and again to Sturgis seven hours later.
After missing the 2020 South Dakota High School State Track and Field Championships because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state athletes and coaches have had to adjust all season long.
This should be this columnist’s eighth Major League Baseball Opening Day writeup at the Journal (or so), and despite his advanced age, he might be running out of baseball memories to share.
Those sweet, stout, stocked rainbow trout in Pactola Reservoir don’t have to worry about me these days.
It took a while Tuesday night, but I found my desk again at the Rapid City Journal office.
The St. Thomas More girls open their season against Worland, Wyo. in the Gillette Tournament as winter sports jump into high gear Thursday.
After a disappointing end to their season in March, the Cavaliers return to hardwood having graduated four players and aim to make it back to the biggest stage in South Dakota high school basketball
Breezy Amiotte sank two free throws with 5.5 seconds remaining to give the Kadoka Area girls basketball team a 59-58 win over Little Wound in their season opener Tuesday in Kadoka.
Sophomore Taaliyah Porter scored 20 points as the Raiders outscored the Patriots 34-8 in the second half and ended up with a 42-point blowout win Monday
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