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Big Games
We want to honor those upsets, miracle finishes, win streaks. and heroic individual efforts, that every community cherishes. Many of these are every bit as marvelous as a Super Bowl or World Series legend. They were just played on a smaller field or court and remained a local memory.
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Ward Piggy Lambert, the gunslinger of basketball


The 1977 Epping, ND Eagles now featured in podcast
North Dakota's own 'hoosiers' story lives strong
In 1977, the North Dakota Boys State B Basketball tournament found two drastically different teams in the championship final. The 'Cinderella' Epping Eagles, with a school enrollment of only 23 students became the darlings of the tournament as th
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Ward Piggy Lambert - The Gunslinger of Basketball
HOW A QUICK-THINKING SOUTH DAKOTAN CHANGED BASKETBALL FOREVER
Deadwood, South Dakota has long been an iconic symbol of the Old West. It ranks with Tombstone, Dodge, and Tucson as encapsulating the hardy, unrestrained, unlawful character of life in the boom towns on the frontier. Indeed, Deadwood as a center o
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More Great Games
In our search for “great games” we have come across two wonderful stories out of Minnesota high school boys’ basketball: Lynd high school’s record in the 1946 State Tournament and Edgerton’s winning the Tournament in 1960.
It’s important to remember that up until the 1990s all Minnesota high schools competed in a single playoff system. That is, small-town schools had a chance to compete with the huge schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The tournaments were immensely
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The Greatest Game in Selby Lion Basketball History
With two minutes and 19 seconds left, Selby Lions shoot five 3 pointers and 4 free throws to win 54-50.
The following account of the 1988 Region 8 Boys Basketball title was provided to us by the Selby Record as part of our ongoing call for your greatest high school sports memories.
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What's your most memorable high school sports moment?
help us find the greatest moments in midwestern high school sports history
During the coming weeks mainstreetmoments.com will be taking a closer look at some of the biggest high school sports moments in the Upper Midwest. And we need your help! We would to hear your picks and suggestions for our up and coming storie
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A Celebration of One Hundred Years of South Dakota High School Activities and Athletics
by Mariah Press - Sioux Falls, South Dakota on 28 Oct 2006
For the past century the South Dakota High School Activities Association has coordinated South Dakota high school athletic and fine arts events. The Association was organized initially to govern the first state high school track meet in 1906. This
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Claremont South Dakota
Why do some communities consistently excel in Sports
CLAREMONT, SD Why do certain small towns and communities seem to have a history of success in sports? Pick any area throughout this Midwestern area and one will find examples of athletic achievments that spanned years or even decades in specific comm
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