Category Archives: Local Sports

Kusler Enjoying Summer as Governor Head Coach

Kusler Enjoying Summer as Governor Head Coach

To the average fan, the off season goes unnoticed, but to the coaching staff, it says a lot about your team heading into the season. Brianna Kusler, the Pierre Governor boys’ basketball head coach, is no stranger to a hard working off season. Kusler has had almost the entire summer as the new head coach…read more »

Jacks Selected as Missouri Valley Preseason Favorite

Jacks Selected as Missouri Valley Preseason Favorite

ST. LOUIS, M.O. (GoWatertown.net) — The Missouri Valley Football Conference released its preseason poll yesterday (Monday) conducted by league coaches, media, and sports information directors. For the first time since joining the Missouri Valley in 2008, South Dakota State has been tabbed as the league’s preseason favorite. Jacks Coach John Stiegelmeier says he’s honored but…read more »

Van Camp Seizes Second Opportunity at College Baseball

Van Camp Seizes Second Opportunity at College Baseball

The 2020 summer season ended for Jack Van Camp in Rapid City as Pierre Post 8 was defeated by Brandon Valley in the state semifinal. Van Camp graduated from Pierre and was off to the University of Nebraska for just schooling. With one year of eligibility left, Van Camp returned to pitch for Post 8…read more »

Coaching Carousel in Pierre Opens Door for New Coaches

Coaching Carousel in Pierre Opens Door for New Coaches

The Pierre Governors, heading into the 2021-2022 school year, will have a lot of turnover with coaches. Seven new coaches have been hired since the beginning of the summer as Athletic Director Brian Moser has been busy with each hiring. Megan Bauck will be the girls tennis coach while Emily Williamson will be the boys…read more »

Pierre Trappers Shutout in Doubleheader Sweep

Pierre Trappers Shutout in Doubleheader Sweep

A night after scoring 20 runs, the bats went cold as the Pierre Trappers were shutout in a doubleheader against the Western Nebraska Pioneers losing 9-0 in game one and 6-0 in game two. The Trappers only received five hits in the two games while placing 18 hits over eight innings on Wednesday. The frustration…read more »

Pierre Swim Team Strong in SD Long Course A Championship

Pierre Swim Team Strong in SD Long Course A Championship

The Pierre Swim Team had 16 swimmers competing the 2021 SD Long Course A Championship meet in Brookings over the past weekend. In the Girls 9-10 Division: Aubrey Chamberlin: 50 breaststroke-6th, 100 breaststroke-6th & 200 free-13th In the Girls 13-14 Division: Amara Dell: 200 back-9th, 200 breaststroke-10th, 100 back-11th, 100 breaststroke-11th, 50 free-15th, 200 free-17th…read more »

Trappers Explode for 20 Runs in Win

Trappers Explode for 20 Runs in Win

The Pierre Trappers actually trailed in the game on Wednesday against the Western Nebraska Pioneers 5-2, but would wind up on the winning end of a 20-8 route of the Pioneers. Eight of the nine men in the starting lineup for Pierre recorded at least one RBI with Brendon Perez, Jared Shelton and Cole Yancey…read more »

NBA Draft on KCCR

NBA Draft on KCCR

The stars of tomorrow will find out their destiny, tonight as the NBA draft will be held on KCCR. Coverage will begin at 6:00. Find out who the number one pick is, by listening here on KCCR as the NBA Draft kicks off with coverage at 6:00 on Thursday.read more »

Governors Finish One-Two in South Dakota Junior Championship

Governors Finish One-Two in South Dakota Junior Championship

Don’t let the Pierre Governor Golf team fool you. While, the kids are still young, they will be bringing back loads of experience, especially after the summer South Dakota Golf Association Junior Tour. The tour ended with the Championship in Brandon on Monday and Tuesday as two Pierre Governors finished in the top two spots.…read more »