Sports & Recreation


In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek discusses the sport of curling and its role in South Dakota winter recreation.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 1

Buddy Seiner has launched "Fish Stories," an online platform for anglers to record their favorite conversations about their favorite activity.

Buddy joins In the Moment to talk about the project and to share some early insight from the archives.

In the Moment ... February 14, 2018 Show 277 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us with an update on the changing diagnosis and treatment of ACL injuries in athletes.

In the Moment ... February 12, 2018 Show 275 Hour 2

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks communications specialist Chris Hull joins us to discuss how the state plans to celebrate 100 years of pheasant hunting.

SDPB's Nate Wek

In The Moment ... February 7, 2018 Show 272 Hour 1

Sisseton High School made history at the State One-Act Play festival in 2018 by being the first school in South Dakota to perform a play with just one cast member.

Nate Wek joins us with the story of Olivia Heinecke, and her journey to the state’s biggest stage.

We also look ahead to the state gymnastics tournament.


In The Moment ... February 5, 2018 Show 270 Hour 2

KDLT Sports Director Mark Ovenden joins the program to share his experiences at the Super Bowl.

In The Moment ... January 24, 2018 Show 262 Hour 1

Nate Wek brings a story about the Coach Rozy Performance Training Academy in Yankton.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... January 19, 2018 Show 259 Hour 1

For 39 years , one South Dakota organization has helped people with visual impairments and mobility challenges take to the snow. John Skulborstad is on the board for Black Hills Regional Ski For Light.

We talk about the exhilaration and inspiration of the event.

2018 Black Hills Ski for Light Winter Event
January 22 - 25

In The Moment ... January 10, 2018 Show 253 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins In the Moment for a look at a Winter Classic basketball tournament where the coaches went shoeless for a good cause.


In The Moment ... January 22, 2018 Show 260 Hour 2

Meteorologist Todd Heitkamp dons his baseball cap for a conversation about his time at Minnesota Twins Fantasy Baseball Camp. He joins us to share stories of dreams come true . . . and a shattered thumb.

In The Moment ... January 17, 2018 Show 257 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek brings you your weekly Sports & Rec update. This week: the prospects of six-man football in South Dakota High School football.

In The Moment ... January 16, 2018 Show 256 Hour 2

Dr. James Murphy is an assistant Professor of History, Political Science, Philosophy and Religion at South Dakota State University. He's been selected as the 2018 J.P. Hendrickson Faculty Scholar and will deliver the 2018 Herbert Cheever Jr. Liberal Arts Lecture.

His lecture is titled, "Standing, Kneeling, Respecting and Protesting: Liberal Arts Education and Clashes Over National Symbols"

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 1

SDPB’s Nate Wek joins us with this week’s Sports & Recreation update.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 1, 2017 Show 211 Hour 1

Cara Hetland is joined today by SDPB's Nate Wek. They discuss the opportunity that Cara recently had and that was being a member of the chain gang at Howard Field in Sioux Falls. This piece is on the SDPB sport's Facebook page.

In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 1

When the George S. Mickelson Trail was formally dedicated in 1997, the project's many supporters decided to host a celebratory ride along the trail’s entire 109 miles. Twenty years later, cyclist still brave the elements, the potential gear failures, and the saddle sores for the trek. This year, SDPB's Larry Rohrer and Brian Gevik paid their registration fees and donned their helmets to embrace the trail. They join us with highlights.