Category Archives: Local Sports

Eights, Watertown Set for Playoff Series

Eights, Watertown Set for Playoff Series

Pierre Post 8 may just be getting hot at the right time. The regular season has concluded and Pierre will be on the road to Watertown for the best-of-three series beginning Thursday for a spot in the state tournament next week. This is the 5-11 matchup as Watertown finished at 24-9 in South Dakota games…read more »

Summer’s End Fundamental Camp

Summer’s End Fundamental Camp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sanford Sports Baseball Academy will host a Summer’s End Baseball Fundamental Camp for grades 3-8 on Wednesday, August 7 at the Diamonds at the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls. The camp will feature college baseball players who have previously graduated from the academy, including former Sioux Falls Roosevelt standout pitcher…read more »

Pierre Pressure with 14U State Title

Pierre Pressure with 14U State Title

As the end of the summer continues to close in, the softball seasons are coming to a close with state tournaments. One local team last weekend would pick up a state championship. The Pierre Pressure 14U team was crowned state champions of the USA Softball of South Dakota Fastpitch Rec Division tournament this past weekend…read more »

Girls Fast Pitch Registration is Open

Girls Fast Pitch Registration is Open

Oahe JO Girl’s Fast Pitch Middle School & High School Fall Ball Registration has opened online at www.oahefastpitch.com. Registration is due by Friday, August 2, 2024. This is the 9th year Oahe JO Softball Association has participated in the South Dakota Advanced Fall Ball League, adding a competitive element to the program to continue building strong, confident…read more »

Zap Fight Back, Fall to Hastings

Zap Fight Back, Fall to Hastings

Story written by Ryann Barry – Oahe Zap, being down 9-0 would score eight runs in the late innings, but ultimately fall to the Hastings Sodbusters 16-9 Monday night at Hyde Stadium. Hastings would score six runs in the top of the fourth to help jump start the big lead which was 9-0 after five…read more »

Olson, Pugh Finishes Top Ten at Sanford Series Championship

Olson, Pugh Finishes Top Ten at Sanford Series Championship

Pierre Governor Luke Olson would finish ninth in the boys Sanford Series Championship event on Monday at the Minnehaha Country Club while Miller’s Jayce Pugh would be third in the girls event. Jake Olson of Watertown would win the championship shooting a three under par, a shot better than Riley Christiansen of Sioux Falls. It…read more »

Annual Parent, Athlete Meeting Set for July 25

Annual Parent, Athlete Meeting Set for July 25

This coming Thursday, Pierre will be hosting the annual parent and athlete meeting held at the TF Riggs High School Gym at 6:00. The meeting is for Georgia Morse Middle School and Riggs athletes, and their parents, who plan to participate in an athletic activity for the 2024-2025 school year. During this time, coaches for all fall…read more »

Lil’ Govs Fun Run Continues with Two More Runs

Lil’ Govs Fun Run Continues with Two More Runs

Once again tonight, and every Tuesday in July, Pierre Cross Country coach Jim Keyes and the cross country team will be host the Lil’ Govs Summer Cross Country Fun Run. It will happen over the next two weeks, every Tuesday in July starting at 5:30 which will be down at the Griffin Park Tennis courts.…read more »

Approval Granted for On-Site Beer Sales at Prairie Lake Ice Arena

Approval Granted for On-Site Beer Sales at Prairie Lake Ice Arena

{KXLG – Watertown, SD} Unless the Watertown City Council decides against approving the license, alcohol should be available to purchase at Watertown Shamrocks games. The Watertown Board of Adjustment considered a conditional use request on July 18, 2024, to sell alcoholic beverages at the Prairie Lakes Ice Arena. The request, submitted by the Watertown Parks,…read more »