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2020 Banquet Cancelled

March 13, 2020 by

The South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremonies scheduled for April 25th in Sioux Falls have been cancelled.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Langer Dies

September 05, 2019 by

Jim Langer, a Pro Football Hall of Fame center who was literally in the middle of the Miami Dolphins’ 1972 perfect season, died Aug. 29, 2019 at a hospital in Coon Rapids, Minn. He was 71. The cause was a heart ailment.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Langer Dies

Tjeerdsma Elected to Division II Football Hall of Fame

May 22, 2017 by

Tjeerdsma Elected to Division II Football Hall of Fame

Northwest''s legendary coach is one of three to be honored

MARYVILLE, Mo.-The Division II Football Hall of Fame has named three of the most successful coaches in the history of college football as its Hall of Fame Class of 2010, and will induct Mel Tjeerdsma, Ken Sparks and Bobby Wallace as its 12th induction class on Dec. 17.

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Tjeerdsma Elected to Division II Football Hall of Fame

Ribbon cutting for SD Sports Hall of Fame display

October 02, 2014 by

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame display at the new Denny Sanford Premier Center on Wednesday included many past inductees as well as Sioux Falls mayor Mike Huether. More...

Ribbon cutting for SD Sports Hall of Fame display

Bill Scherr receives honor

June 30, 2014 by

South Dakota Sports Hall of Famer Bill Scherr, former Mobridge High athlete who now lives in Glendale, Ill. has been named the Myron Roderick Man of the Year by USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States. This award recognizes an outstanding man for his contributions to the sport of wrestling.

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Bill Scherr receives  honor

SD Sports Hall of Fame lands spot at Denny Sanford Premier Center

April 19, 2014 by

The South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame is about to have its first “physical” home since it was established in 1968 by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association. More...

SD Sports Hall of Fame lands spot at Denny Sanford Premier Center

Larry Jacobson receives Bronko Nagurski Legends Award

December 17, 2012 by

South Dakota Sports Hall of Famer Larry Jacobson, a former O’Gorman High and University of Nebraska football standout, in early December received the Bronko Nagurski Legends Award, which recognizes outstanding college players from the past 40 years. Jacobson won the Outland Trophy as the nation’s top interior lineman in 1971.

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Larry Jacobson receives Bronko Nagurski Legends Award

Hall of Fame coach Bill Welsh subject of book

July 28, 2011 by

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The story of tiny Claremont High School?s six-man football national record win streak is the subject of a book, "Six: A Football Coach's Journey to a National Record."

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Hall of Fame coach Bill Welsh subject of book

Jim Scherr named USOC CEO

May 02, 2005 by

PHOENIX - The U.S. Olympic Committee's board of directors removed the "interim" title from chief executive officer Jim Scherr on Friday.

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Jim Scherr named USOC CEO

Triple Crown rider honored

March 17, 2005 by

PIERRE - It's been 75 years since Groton native Earl Sande rode Gallant Fox across the finish line to win the second ever Triple Crown.

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Triple Crown rider honored