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College pitchers in Dakotas taken in MLB draft

June 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Some college baseball players in the Dakotas were among the selections in the later rounds of the recent Major League Baseball draft.
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SDSU standout Wolters preparing for NBA draft

April 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Nate Wolters has selected an agent, relocated from South Dakota to central Florida and spends a good chunk of each day training.
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Davis goes No. 1 to New Orleans in NBA draft

June 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Best in the country and No. 1 and 2 in the NBA draft. The celebration goes on for Kentucky’s kids.
The Wildcats became the first school to have the top two picks, half of the four Kentucky players taken in the first round Thursday night. Continue Reading

NHL Draft: Wild draft defenseman Mathew Dumba

June 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Minnesota Wild took defenseman Mathew Dumba with their first-round pick in the NHL draft on Friday night with the seventh overall selection Continue Reading

Pro baseball draft includes players from Dakotas

June 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A player from the University of Sioux Falls has been drafted by a Major League Baseball team for the first time in school history.
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Seven former Stingers taken in MLB draft

June 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Seven former Willmar Stingers players were selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday.
The earliest Stinger to be selected was Mitch Delfino, who went to the San Francisco Giants in the 20th round. Continue Reading

Opinion Corner: Winning comes in cycles

May 23, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Like so many things in life, successful runs at pro sports championships come in cycles which, unfortunately for us fans means that spurts of bad teams and dreadful performances to get there come in cycles as well.
The reality is that someone’s got to finish last. Someone’s got to lose each game. Somebody has to eventually be graced with (or cursed with, depending on your outlook) the No. 1 pick in the draft.
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Colts make QB out of Northern Illinois final choice of draft

April 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Mr. Irrelevant suddenly has a whole new meaning for Chandler Harnish. Story also includes all 32 teams’ picks Continue Reading

Vikings select modest Rhett Ellison in fourth round

April 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Rhett Ellison wasn’t even watching the NFL draft on Saturday afternoon when the Minnesota Vikings came on the clock for the second time in the fourth round. Continue Reading

Vikings take Matt Kalil with No. 4 overall pick

April 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Vikings selected USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil with the No. 4 overall pick in the NFL draft. Continue Reading