Category Archives: Local Sports

Pierre Tennis ESD Tournament in Harrisburg

Pierre Tennis ESD Tournament in Harrisburg

The Pierre Governor Tennis team, after Friday’s tournament win will play in its second straight tournament and last contest before state with the ESD on Tuesday. The Governors picked up tournament flight wins in Singles 3 and 4 along with the Doubles 2 behind Luke Leingang and Spencer Kelly. All nine flights on Friday had…read more »

Pierre Track and Field have Strong Showing in Aberdeen Invite

Pierre Track and Field have Strong Showing in Aberdeen Invite

The Pierre Governors were one of four teams competing on Saturday in Aberdeen trying to avoid the rain and stay warm, but the Governors had no problems with their showing at Swisher Field. Pierre had multiple winners on the afternoon in both Boys and Girls events. Spencer Skjonsberg won the high jump with a PR…read more »

SDSU Fall Schedule Finalized

SDSU Fall Schedule Finalized

While the South Dakota State University football team continues its run in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs this spring, the Jackrabbits’ fall schedule has been completed. Filling the 2021 fall schedule is a Sept. 11 home game against Lindenwood, which was a late replacement after Tarleton State recently canceled. Kickoff for the Sept. 11 home…read more »

Governors Sweep Sturgis behind Getz Complete Game Shutout

Governors Sweep Sturgis behind Getz Complete Game Shutout

The Pierre Governors received a complete game shutout by Brady Getz in game two of a sweep of the Sturgis Scoopers in a 8-5 and 4-0 doubleheader on Sunday. Getz allowed just five base runners on two hits in the second game, and only two men were left stranded in the seven shutout innings for…read more »

Pierre Tennis Wins Own Tournament

Pierre Tennis Wins Own Tournament

The Pierre Governor Tennis team had just about everything go right for them on Friday as Pierre won its own Invitational Tournament behind three of the total nine flights winning championships. Spencer Kelly and Luke Leingang were the two guys to win the championships in the three flights; each won their singles flight with Leingang…read more »

Golf Improves in Yankton

Golf Improves in Yankton

The Pierre Governor golf team turned things around from Thursday as the Govs finishes in fifth as a team on Friday. Pierre finished with an 87 over par, 379 on the day. O’Gorman finished in first place as a team with a 335. Hadley Hart finished tied for 10th on the day with a 14…read more »

Becker Resigns as Boys Basketball Coach

Becker Resigns as Boys Basketball Coach

Terry Becker, coach of the Pierre Governor boys’ basketball team resigned effective immediately Friday morning. Pierre had most recently won a state title under Becker in 2013. Athletic Director Brian Moser says it’s a big loss for the community and school district… The Governors increased its win total by six from 2019-2020 to the 2020-2021…read more »

Pierre Golf Finishes Seventh in Huron

Pierre Golf Finishes Seventh in Huron

The Pierre Governor golf team on Thursday traveled to Huron for the first of two invites on back-to-back days. Pierre finished in seventh place in the invite out of the eight full teams. Ellie Jo Simpson had the best day for the Governors shooting a 93 while Hadley Hart and Madilyn Brakke shot a 95…read more »

Pierre Track and Field in Aberdeen

Pierre Track and Field in Aberdeen

Hoping to avoid any rain, the Pierre Governor track and field team will be in Aberdeen on Saturday for its lone event of the week. The Governors will return home on Tuesday for the Capitol City Qualifier. The Govs are looking for a strong performance in Aberdeen because the Eastern South Dakota Conference meet will…read more »