SPORTS 7-1-14

Brookings ‘Chutes @ Sioux Falls Cyclones, DH, 5:00pm
Bullets @ Sioux Falls West, DH, 5:00pm
Little League Minors Games (5:30, Four Fields Little League Complex)
-- Giants vs. Twins
-- Cardinals vs. Rockies
-- Cubs vs. Royals
Little League Majors Games (7:00, Four Fields Little League Complex)
-- BraVo's vs. Pizza Ranch
-- Century 21 vs. CF Promo
-- First Bank & Trust vs. Superior Homes

Huron @ Bandits, DH, 4:00pm, Erv Huether (Live on KBRK 1430)
Volga Post 114 @ Flandreau, 7:00pm
Bombers Maroon @ Sioux Falls Cyclones, DH, 4:30pm, Harmodon Park
Bombers Black @ Sioux Falls East, DH, 5:00pm, Harmodon Park
Brandon Valley @ 'Chutes, DH, 5:00pm, Bob Shelden

SDSU VB SIGNEE…South Dakota State has added Northeast Community College volleyball transfer Nazya Theis to the roster. Theis, who led the Hawks in kills last season, will have three seasons of eligibility left at SDSU.
A 5-foot-9 outside hitter, Theis earned first team all-region, first team Iowa Community College Athletic Conference, second team all-conference and was named to the Region XI 11B Team All-Tournament team during the 2013 season.
As a starter at Northeast, Theis recorded 525 kills and averaged 4.41 kills per set, ranking second in the conference in kills and kills per set. She also registered 30 service aces, 457 digs and 15 solo blocks and helped the Hawks to a 15-21 record in the program’s first season of volleyball since the sport was reinstated after a 10-year absence.
Theis joins a South Dakota State squad that returns five starters and 11 letterwinners and welcomes seven newcomers.

SDSU MBB EXHIBITION…The Dakota Wesleyan men's basketball team has scheduled an exhibition game with South Dakota State University for the 2014-15 season.
The Tigers, who played the Jackrabbits to open the 2013-14 season, will travel to Frost Arena in Brookings at 7 p.m. Nov. 4.
The game will be the third on the season schedule for DWU after it opens on the road against rival Dakota State University on Nov. 1 and plays its first home game against Oglala Lakota College on Nov. 2.
In the exhibition against NCAA Division I member SDSU last season, DWU fell 96-73.

SOCCER SCHEDULE…The weekly Brookings Futbol Club schedule:
Tues July 1st U-12 @ ss @ 6;15 mound @ 40 Umpire Katelynn
Wed July 2nd U-14 @ SS @ 6:15 Mound @ 43 Umpire Ashley
Wed July 2nd U-10 Red @ Medary A Mound @ 35 Umpire Lauren

GRABOWSKI-BLIZZARD…The new assistant coach of the Brookings Blizzard hockey team is settling in to his role.
Kyle Grabowski spent the last for season with the Idaho Junior Steelheads, leading the team to second place in the Tier Three national championship.
He played collegiately at Marian University, and high school hockey at Oakdale, MN.
Grabowski says his perspective changed as a coach. 97624 :33 "part of coaching".
He says, during his stay in Idah, he learned how to work hard, and recruit talent. 97625 :16 "learned out there".
Grabowski says he likes a mix of speed, and physical play. 97626 :16 "or sit back".
The Blizzard have a couple of tryout camps coming up before training camp begins next month.

LEIF-FLOODING…The Game, Fish and Parks Department’s wildlife director says this spring’s excessive rainfall is a double-edged sword.
Tony Leif says the moisture is good for habitat for pheasants, deer and other animals. He says normal precipitation is best – too little or too much causes problems. 97621 :28 "covered with water".
Even with flooding that’s occurred, Leif says officials are optimistic about pheasant numbers. 97622 :23 "huge negative impact".
Leif says areas that seem to be doing best, have received a bit more than normal rainfall. 97623 :29 "across the state".
Officials will have a much better idea of pheasant numbers in August, when they run their annual brood counts.

WALLEYE CHANGE…The 15-inch minimum length limit for walleye on Lakes Sharpe and Francis Case will be removed Tuesday. Starting then, four walleye can be harvested per angler per day. Of those four walleye, only one can be over 20 inches.
The change is outlined in the fishing handbook and printed on signs at all popular boat ramps as well as shore fishing locations.
Beginning Sept. 1, harvest regulations on Lakes Sharpe and Francis Case will consist of four walleye per angler per day all of which must be over 15 inches. However, only one walleye can be greater than 20 inches.

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