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Super Bowl Weekend | Sports & Rec With Wek

Feb 4, 2021

In The Moment … February 4th, 2021 Show 985 Hour 2

America gets ready for the Super Bowl this weekend. SDPB's Nate Wek joins us to talk about another Super Bowl Sunday, one that saw a South Dakota favorite on the field with the confetti as the 1972 Miami Dolphins went 13-0 and became the only NFL team to play an undefeated season and win the Super Bowl Championship. 

Sports and recreation reporting is supported by Horton Incorporated of Britton South Dakota

In Play with Craig Mattick: A Dominating Trio

Dec 2, 2020

Northwestern, Sioux Falls Christian, and O'Gorman all won state volleyball championships in 2020. Between the three of them, they combined for only two losses on the year. Both Northwestern and Sioux Falls Christian only saw one defeat, and it was against the Lady Knights.

Sports & Rec: Girls State AA Tennis

Oct 9, 2020
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In The Moment … October 9, 2020 Show 920 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek is covering the Girls State AA Tennis Tournament which is taking place in Rapid City. But, before we visit about tennis, Nate, I understand Rapid City Central has had to cancel their football game with Sioux Falls Roosevelt. 

Sports & Rec Update: State Golf & Tennis

Oct 6, 2020
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In The Moment … October 6, 2020 Show 917 Hour 2

SDPB's Nate Wek is in Hot Springs today where the Boys Class A Golf Tournament is being held. And he joins us with information on the Boys AA Tournament in Sioux Falls along with the Girls Class A Tennis Tournament in Rapid City. Sports reporting at SDPB is sporsored by Horton Inc.  

Sports & Rec Update: High School Golf & Tennis

Oct 5, 2020
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In The Moment … October 5, 2020 Show 916 Hour 1

High School golf and tennis take center stage this week. Starting today, the Boys Class A Golf Tournament is Hot Springs while the Class AA Tournament is in Sioux Falls. And the Girls Class A Tennis Tournament starts today in Rapid City. Nate Wek is in the Black Hills this week to cover the action and he'll be joining us throughout the week on In The Moment with updates.  Sports reporting at SDPB is sporsored by Horton Inc.  

Sports & Rec With Nate Wek

Oct 1, 2020
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In The Moment … October 1, 2020 Show 914 Hour 2

It's been a while since we've checked in with our own Nate Wek for an update on sports and recreation. It's a good time now as the sports schedule gets very busy over the next few days. And, of course, a big question is how is all of it being affected by COVID-19? 

Nate Wek: Fall Sports Update

Aug 17, 2020
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In The Moment … August 17, 2020 Show 882 Hour 1

Student-athletes are anxious to compete once again even though Covid-19 presents challenges. SDPB's Nate Wek has been following high school sports and joins us today with how things are progressing.

Sports & Rec With Nate Wek

Jul 17, 2020
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In The Moment … July 17, 2020 Show 861 Hour 1

As the NFL's Washington team says farewell to its name, what happens to sports teams in South Dakota whose team names and mascots have also come under fire for their racist imagery? SDPB's Nate Wek joins us with the story. 

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In The Moment … June 19, 2020 Show 842 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek and crew are on the ground in Fort Pierre for this year's South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals. Nate joins us today to fill us in on what the atmosphere is like and how things are going.

Sports & Rec With Nate Wek

Jun 4, 2020
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In The Moment … June 4, 2020 Show 831 Hour 1

On Monday, the South Dakota Golf Association held a one of a kind event for high school senior golfers in the state, which was called the "Senior Showcase." It consisted of kids from all three girls classes and 'B' boys because all four of those divisions have their golf season in the Spring. SDPB's Nate Wek is with us to expand on the event.

Sports & Rec With Nate Wek

Apr 16, 2020
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In The Moment ... April 16, 2020 Show 797 Hour 1

While COVID-19 has resulted in many people spending time at home, the outdoorsmen in South Dakota are still finding opportunities where they can. Fishing conditions, for example, are solid right now in the Mt. Rushmore state. SDPB's Nate Wek had a chance to speak to one of these fishermen who fishes professionally, as a guide, and recreationally. Brian Bashore is the owner of Walleye Guys out of Sioux Falls.

 

 

Sports & Rec With Wek

Mar 18, 2020
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In The Moment ... March 18, 2020 Show 776 Hour 1

Nate Wek is SDPB's Sports and Recreation reporter. He joins us today for an update regarding all the event cancellations.

Sports & Rec With Wek

Mar 11, 2020
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In The Moment ... March 10, 2020 Show 770 Hour 1

The State High School Basketball Championships are around the corner. SDPB’s Nate Wek joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh to discuss what he will be keeping his eye on this year. 

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Sports & Rec With Wek

Mar 4, 2020
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In The Moment ... March 4, 2020 Show 766 Hour 1

It's that time of the week where we bring in SDPB's Nate Wek to talk sports and recreation in South Dakota. He and In the Moment producer Chris Laughery had this conversation.

Sports & Rec With Wek

Feb 26, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 26, 2020 Show 761 Hour 1

The 2020 State High School Wrestling Championships begin tomorrow at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls with action taking place on eight mats throughout the three-day event. For the first time since 2004, Dual Wrestling is once again a part of the state wrestling championships in South Dakota.

SDPB's Nate Wek had a chance to chat with the South Dakota High School Activities Association about this year's tournament.   

Sports & Rec With Wek

Feb 19, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 19, 2020 Show 756 Hour 1

Nate Wek is SDPB's sports and recreation reporter. Today he brings us news about this year's state gymnastics and more.

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2020 State High School Gymnastics Meet

Feb 12, 2020
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In The Moment ... February 12, 2020 Show 752 Hour 1

The 2020 State Gymnastics Meet begins this Friday from Central High School in Aberdeen. Our own Nate Wek had a chance to chat this morning with Deuel's head coach Caitlin Steffensen to talk about the meet itself, preparing the girls, and defending their two-time title run.

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In The Moment ... January 29, 2020 Show 743 Hour 1

It's Super Bowl week! South Dakotans and people all over the world are making plans for the 'big game' this coming Sunday. Did you know that South Dakota has a connection with the Super Bowl this year? SDPB's Nate Wek had the opportunity to chat last week with a member of the 49ers front office, who has deep roots that tie him back to the Mt. Rushmore State.

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Sports & Rec: Charles Schrader Jr.

Jan 22, 2020
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In The Moment ... January 22, 2020 Show 738 Hour 1

Senior point guard for the Pine Ridge Thorpes, Charles Schrader Jr., had a lot of challenges throughout his high school career. Before his freshman season, his brother was shot and killed outside of the recreation center in Pine Ridge. Soon after he sustained a rare knee injury. Beyond all of that, Charles is still one of the best basketball players in South Dakota.

This week SDPB’s Nate Wek brings us a story of endurance, grit, and achievement. 

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The Corn Palace in Mitchell has been home to countless great basketball moments over the decades. Another may have begun this past weekend. SDPB Sports and Rec reporter Nate Wek was at the new basketball classic organized by Sacred Hoops.

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In The Moment ... October 30, 2019 Show 690 Hour 1

State Cheer and Dance has wrapped up along with Cross Country. SDPB's Nate Wek returns to In The Moment with a recap.

Nate Wek: ESPN College GameDay At SDSU

Oct 23, 2019
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In The Moment ... October 23, 2019 Show 685 Hour 1

ESPN College GameDay originates from South Dakota State University in Brookings on Saturday (much to the consternation of Wisconsin and Ohio State fans)!

SDPB Sports and Rec reporter Nate Wek details the exciting news. He also discusses high school soccer.

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In The Moment ... October 16, 2019 Show 680 Hour 1

Pheasants were introduced to South Dakota in 1908 and pheasant hunting became a thing in 1919.

The 2019 pheasant season opens this weekend, the 100th year of pheasant hunting in South Dakota. SDPB's Nate Wek recently visited Aberdeen where the city is blaze orange with pheasant fever!

Arts & Lifestyle: Oct 5 - 11

Oct 11, 2019
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He has been named "Canada's next big cello star" by CBC Music and the 2019-20 Classical Revelation artist of Radio-Canada! SDPB sports and recreation reporter Nate Wek stopped by the studio to recap the State High School Golf Tournament with host Lori Walsh. The Lakota Music Project heads to Washington D.C. for an unprecedented cultural initiative. This and more on this week's arts podcast.

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In the Moment ... October 9, 2019 Show 676 Hour 1

SDPB sports and recreation reporter Nate Wek recaps the State High School Golf Tournament.

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In The Moment ... October 2, 2019 Show 671 Hour 1

SDPB sports and recreation reporter Nate Wek brings the story of Sioux Falls Roosevelt football coach Kim Nelson who set the new record for career coaching victories at 290.

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In The Moment ... September 25, 2019 Show 666 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek recently visited the Outdoor Campus in Rapid City where he learned about ongoing efforts to encourage kids to get outdoors and take in the beauty of the outdoors - a larger natural screen more so than a technical one.

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In The Moment ... September 18, 2019 Show 661 Hour 1

Linda DeBoer is a record-setting coach who is still active in South Dakota high school volleyball. She recently achieved her 600th win for the Miller Rustlers. SDPB's Nate Wek is with us today with more.

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In The Moment ... August 14, 2019 Show 637 Hour 2

Whether we like it or not, fall is approaching. With that, sports teams begin practicing.

SDPB's Nate Wek joined us today to talk about the Tea Soccer team who begin practice immediately on the first eligible day, like at midnight. The Howard football team began practice yesterday and they have a bit of a chip on their shoulders.

Bird Watching Is For All Ages

Aug 7, 2019
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In The Moment ... August 7, 2019 Show 632 Hour 1

SDPB Sports and Recreation reporter Nate Wek joins Lori Walsh for another conversation on bird watching which, as Wek has discovered, is a great outdoor activity for all ages.

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