Sports & Recreation

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 1

The Gregory Gorillas have won back to back high school football championships.  

There are new challenges, however, as last season's team graduated 12 seniors.  Still, Gregory is projected to do well again this season. 

SDPB's Nate Wek joined In The Moment with an update on the Gregory's Football program and what we can expect of them this upcoming season. 


Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 1

Which community/ballpark gives the best overall experience when it comes to baseball in the state? We asked. You answered.

SDPB's Nate Wek joined In The Moment for your weekly Sports & Rec update.

In The Moment ... June 27, 2018 Show 367 Hour 2

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us to talk about six-man football in Western South Dakota, the Rapid City vote to build a new arena, and more.

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In The Moment ... June 28, 2018 Show 368 Hour 1

Nate Wek joins In The Moment with an update on Becky Hammon's recent promotion to Assistant Coach for the San Antonio Spurs. 

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Adria Botella

In The Moment ... June 25, 2018 Show 365 Hour 1

This weekend, supporters are invited to come out for the Trail Challenge in Sioux Falls. Kerrie Vilhauer is secretary for Falls Area Bicyclists. She joins us in the studio with more about biking in East River South Dakota.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... May 17, 2018 Show 339 Hour 2

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us now with your weekly sports and rec update. Today ... the evolution of a mascot. We look at how the Estelline Redmen became the Estelline Redhawks.

Today we're bringing you special coverage from South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Our topic ... South Dakota: The Next Generation.

Coming up this hour, reports from SDPB's Lee Strubinger, Chynna Lockett, Gary Ellenbolt, and Nate Wek. We look at millennials running for office, community builders coming home to change the place they grew up. We bring you stories of creativity and initiative, lofty ideals and grass roots plans.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... May 2, 2018 Show 328 Hour 1

The 2018 NFL draft is in the books, and South Dakota State University tight end Dallas Goedert is headed to the Philadelphia Eagles. SDPB's Nate Wek and Chris Laughery talk about the experience.

Chris Laughery

In the Moment ... April 4, 2018 Show 308 Hour 2

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us weekly with your Sports and Recreation update. Steve Zwemke sat down with Nate last week to talk about the ongoing conversation about replacing the Barnett Arena in Rapid City.

In The Moment ... March 16, 2018 Show 298 Hour 1

We're joined by rock and ice climbers Chris Pelczarski and Mark Rafferty with the Black Hills Climbers Coalition.

Chris Laughery

In the Moment ... March 13, 2018 Show 296 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us for a recap and preview of the South Dakota state High School basketball championships.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... March 12, 2018 Show 294 Hour 1

Tim Rangitsch is owner of Acme Bicylces in Rapid City. He joins us to discuss fat tire biking in the Hills and more.

In The Moment ... March 9, 2018 Show 293 Hour 1

In the Moment welcomes Captain Dave Marciano of National Geographic's "Wicked Tuna Outer Banks."

The hit series kicks off with an extended 90 minute episode on Sunday, March 11 at 8 Central, 7 Mountain.

Dave Marciano is the Captain of Hard Merchandise.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 7, 2018 Show 291 Hour 2

Bill Marketon is State Chairman for South Dakota Ducks Unlimited. He joins us to talk about the conservation organization.

In the Moment ... February 28, 2018 Show 286 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us to talk about the state high school wrestling championships.


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.