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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!

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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.

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In The Moment ... July 31, 2019 Show 627 Hour 1

The Class A American Legion Baseball Tournament comes to an end Wednesday night. SDPB's Nate Wek sets up the championship.

And there's a baseball at the USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial signed by legendary Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller. Wek explains its background. 

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In The Moment ... July 24, 2019 Show 622 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek talks about the unique names of some of South Dakota's amateur baseball teams with focus on the Platte Killer Tomatoes.

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In The Moment ... July 17, 2019 Show 617 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek is back from a visit to Lake Norden where he took in the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame.

Wek also visited with an official from South Dakota Game Fish & Parks about how our above average rainfall has affected the fish population.

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In The Moment ... June 26, 2019 Show 604 Hour 1

The 2019 National Hockey League Draft took place a few days ago at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Sioux Falls Stampede saw five of their players selected. SDPB's Nate Wek joins us today with more.

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In The Moment ... June 19, 2019 Show 599 Hour 1

Last week, Northern State University announced Saul Phillips as their new men's head basketball coach. Phillips has 12 years of head coaching experience in Division 1 college basketball.

SDPB's Nate Wek had the opportunity to chat with the new Wolves boss. 

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In The Moment ... June 12, 2019 Show 594 Hour 1

The South Dakota High School Rodeo Championships are set to begin. SDPB's Nate Wek joins us with a preview.

Nate Wek: Sports Smorgasbord

May 29, 2019
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In The Moment ... May 29, 2019 Show 584 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek discusses the State Track and Field Meet, the State Golf Tournament and national titles for South Dakota athletes.

Sports and Recreation programming is sponsored by Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast. Learn more at Marriott.com/mspde

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In The Moment ... May 22, 2019 Show 581 Hour 1

High School Tennis championships have wrapped up in South Dakota with the Sioux Falls Lincoln boys team winning their sixth consecutive title. This weekend, the State Track Meet is at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls.

SDPB's Nate Wek has his finger on the pulse of South Dakota high school athletics.

  Sports and Recreation programming is sponsored by Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast. Learn more at Marriott.com/mspde

SD Almanac With Nate Wek

May 15, 2019
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In The Moment ... May 15, 2019 Show 576 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek is with us today to talk about a new series SD Almanac. This is a new short-story digital series highlighting historic sports figures and game-changing sports moments in the state.

  Sports and Recreation programming is sponsored by Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast. Learn more at Marriott.com/mspde

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In The Moment ... May 8, 2019 Show 571 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us today with a story of a Yankton family who finds joy in turkey hunting together.

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In The Moment ... May 1, 2019 Show 566 Hour 1

Hill City recently put a new surface on their track. Hill City alumni and community leaders picked up the tab. SDPB's Nate Wek discusses the challenges of repairing a track which is on Federal land.

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In The Moment ... April 17, 2019 Show 558 Hour 1

There's an action plan for Chronic Wasting Disease from the South Dakota Game Fish & Parks. CWD is a contagious, neurological disease that affects deer, elk and moose. SDPB's Nate Wek joins us with more.

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Nate Wek: Sweet 16!

Mar 27, 2019
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In The Moment ... March 27, 2019 Show 544 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek visits about the South Dakota State Women's Basketball team and their appearance in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

Sports and Recreation programming is sponsored by Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast. Learn more at Marriott.com/mspde

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In The Moment ... March 20, 2019 Show 539 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek looks back at the cheerleaders from Rapid City High School who are now known as "The Spirit of Six" and visits with those who knew them and the three others who died as the result of a plance accident on their way home from a 1968 state basketball tournament.

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In The Moment ... March 13, 2019 Show 534 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us today to talk about high school basketball as the boys and girls tournament continues this week.

  Sports and Recreation programming is sponsored by Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast. Learn more at Marriott.com/mspde

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In The Moment ... March 6, 2019 Show 529 Hour 1

5 days ago, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission unanimously approved a new deer license allocation proposal. That would allow a resident hunter to apply for 2 of the 6 deer seasons in the first draw. SDPB's Nate Wek is with us now to discuss this further.

  Sports and Recreation programming is sponsored by Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast. Learn more at Marriott.com/mspde

In The Moment ... January 30, 2019 Show 505 Hour 1

A new wrestling program at Viborg-Hurley is giving more  student athletes an opportunity to participate in a winter sport instead of waiting in the wings to play basketball.

SDPB's Nate Wek visited with people on the team who are relishing in their new-found "playing time."

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In The Moment ... January 23, 2019 Show 500 Hour 1

Senate Bill 49 declares void the transgender procedures that was adopted by the South Dakota High School Activities Association in 2015. SDPB's Nate Wek joins us today with more.

In The Moment ... January 16, 2019 Show 496 Hour 1

The executive staff of the high school activities association has recommended that their board of directors postpone six-man football in South Dakota for the next classification cycle which is 2021. SDPB's Nate Wek joins us with more.

DWU Introduces Esports

Jan 2, 2019
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In The Moment ... January 2, 2019 Show 486 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek brings listeners into the growing world of Esports at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell.

In The Moment ... December 21, 2018 Show 485 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek followed around Batman or Terry Mattke. Terry dresses as Batman and brings cheer to children in need.

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In The Moment ... December 12, 2018 Show 478 Hour 1

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits football team will once again face the Bison of North Dakota State. SDPB's Nate Wek speaks with head coach John Stiegelmeier.

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