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NBCUNIVERSAL'S Peacock to Present First-of-its-Kind NIL Opportunity

11/16/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

New York, NY – The inaugural ‘Peacock Classic’ men’s college basketball game featuring a 2021 National Championship rematch between Baylor University and Gonzaga University will be presented live exclusively on Peacock at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 2, from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Sanford Sports, in collaboration with Complete Sports Management and Range Media Partners, are partnering with NBCUniversal to present the debut event.

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Sanford Diamonds to serve as new home for Sioux Falls Little League Baseball
11/07/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sanford Diamonds, a new 10-field baseball and softball addition to the Sanford Sports Complex, will be the new home of the Sioux Falls Little League Baseball organization.

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Sanford Sports Academy hosting golf open house Nov. 1
10/25/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

FARGO, N.D. - The Sanford Sports Academy - Golf in Fargo is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 5:3o to 7 p.m. The Sanford Sports Academy- Golf is located inside of Austad’s Golf.

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LFA 144 WILL BE UFC'S FIRST LIVE COMBAT SPORTS EVENT IN META'S HORIZON WORLDS

10/13/2022

LAS VEGAS – UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading streaming service for combat sports, today announced it is delivering live and on-demand MMA events in VR in Meta’s Horizon Worlds, an immersive social experience app available on the Meta Quest 2 headset.

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East-West Challenge returning to Sanford Pentagon

10/7/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

The Sanford Pentagon will host a two-day NCAA Division II men’s college basketball event Nov. 18-19 that matches two teams from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference against two teams from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.

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Diverse athletics arm of Sanford Health re-introduced as Sanford Sports

09/27/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The modern athletics arm of Sanford Health is re-introducing its diverse portfolio of sports-related services and programs as one unified brand – Sanford Sports – to better align with the health system’s mission and strengthen access points to its services for athletes, fans and supporters.

Sanford Sports Academy boys basketball programs invited to Under Armour Rise Circuit

09/21/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— In an unprecedented achievement, the Sanford Sports Academy’s boys basketball  17U, 16U and 15U teams have been invited to join the UA Rise Circuit, which is part of Under Armour Next Platform. This marks the first time a club basketball team from the Dakotas has been chosen to participate in a shoe-affiliated league.

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South Carolina to play South Dakota State at Sanford Pentagon

09/12/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Carolina, the 2022 NCAA women’s basketball national champions, will take on South Dakota State, the 2022 WNIT champions on Dec. 15 at the Sanford Pentagon.

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NAIA Basketball Classic returns to Sanford Pentagon

09/09/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sanford Pentagon will host Dakota Wesleyan University, Mount Marty University, Presentation College and Valley City State University Nov. 5-6 in the seventh annual NAIA Basketball Classic.

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Top-ranked teams compete in Pentagon Invitational Volleyball Tournament

09/09/2022, By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sanford Pentagon will host Dakota Wesleyan University, Mount Marty University, Presentation College and Valley City State University Nov. 5-6 in the seventh annual NAIA Basketball Classic.

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Sanford Pentagon adds third MMA event to 2022 calendar

09/08/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The Sanford Pentagon will host its third MMA event in 2022 with a card from Legacy Fighting Alliance on October 14.

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NSIC Championships Announcement

NSIC basketball championships coming back to Sanford Pentagon in 2023

08/23/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The NSIC has announced the dates, formats and locations for the 2023-23 league championships and post-season tournaments.

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Sanford Basketball Academy, South Dakota Attack Basketball programs to merge

08/10/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The top two club basketball programs in the state of South Dakota, Sanford POWER Basketball Academy and South Dakota Attack Basketball, are combining to create more opportunities for athletes and raise the level of development.

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Pentagon to host 2023 South Dakota Girls “AA” State Basketball Tournament

07/26/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Another South Dakota state championship will be awarded at the Sanford Pentagon. The South Dakota Girls “AA” State Basketball Tournament is coming back to the Pentagon in Sioux Falls in 2023.

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South Dakota State to face St. Bonaventure in men’s basketball at Sanford Pentagon

07/12/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota State will face St. Bonaventure in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Sanford Pentagon on Nov. 15.

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Gonzaga to face Baylor at Pentagon in rematch of 2021 national championship game

05/31/2022 | By Sanford Media Relations

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears – the nation’s only programs ranked No. 1 in each of the last three seasons - will play on Dec. 2 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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