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In Play: A record-breaking year

Simeon Birnbaum has had a memorable junior year at Rapid City Stevens breaking both the all-time mile and two-mile state records for South Dakota high school track.

Despite his recent successes, Birnbaum has his eyes set on new goals, working hard, and having fun.

Nate Wek is currently the sports content producer and sports and rec beat reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism Broadcasting and a minor in Leadership. From 2010-2013 Nate was the Director of Gameday Media for the Sioux Falls Storm (Indoor Football League) football team. He also spent 2012 and 2013 as the News and Sports Director of KSDJ Radio in Brookings, SD. Nate, his wife Sarah, and two kids Braxan and Jordy, live in Canton, SD.