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Todd D. Epp, LL.M.

Writer, lawyer and consultant with over thirty years of writing and photography experience.

While my areas of writing expertise include history, travel, politics, foreign affairs, aviation, the environment and law, I believe a good writer should, with enough research, be able to write about anything.

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Another Champion Crowned in Sioux Falls: California (Pa.) Defeats California Baptist in NCAA DII Women’s Championship

Patient but persistent offense by the California (Pa.) Vulcans and poor first half shooting by the California Baptist Lancers made for a 86 to 69 victory for the Pennsylvanians in the NCAA Women’s Division II basketball championship at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls Friday night. The Vulcan’s Miki Glen led all scorers with 31 points and 8 rebounds.
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Like More Famous DI Schools, DII Women Strive for Excellence too

During March Madness, the NCAA Division I teams—the so-called “big schools”—get most of the fan and media attention. But after watching teams from the D-I Summit League play their championship tournament in Sioux Falls two weeks ago and now the smaller D-II schools play their “Elite Eight” tournament, it’s difficult to see a difference in the quality of the basketball.
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Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches Happy to Be at the Pentagon for Elite Eight

You’d think getting to the Elite Eight in the Women’s NCAA Division II championship tournament might be the best thing about coming to the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. But so is playing new competition you haven’t seen instead of the same old conference foes you’ve played three or four times already.
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And It Begins: Women’s DII Elite 8 Action at the Pentagon

First round play began Tuesday in the Women’s Division II NCAA Elite Eight at the Sanford Pentagon Center in Sioux Falls. In the noon game, California of Pennsylvania defeated Nova Southeastern 84 to 79. In the 2:30 PM game, Emporia State of Kansas defeated returning national runner-up West Texas State 62 to 50.
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Augustana Vikings Men Lose Regional Semi-Final Squeaker to Northwest Missouri State

SIOUX FALLS–Friendly confines, a number one seed and leading three-fourths of the game wasn’t enough to put the Augustana Vikings men into Tuesday’s Central Regional Championship. The Augie men lost to the fourth-seeded Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats 66 to 65 Sunday night before a full house of 3,113 at the Sanford Pentagon.
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Another Tournament in Sioux Falls? First the Summit League, Now the Lakota Nation Invitational?

Thursday, our colleagues at KCSR-AM in Chadron, Nebraska broke the story that the Lakota Nation Invitational basketball tournament is considering moving to Sioux Falls. Spearfish, Hot Springs and Bismarck have also expressed interest in the tournament that has a $6 million economic impact. Organizers are considering the move because of racial incidents in Rapid City, like the throwing of beer and racial insults hurled at Native American students at a hockey match.
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Denny Sanford Premier Center Is a Big Hit with Summit League Players and Coaches

Big Time college basketball came to The Denny this weekend after the Summit League Tournament moved down the block from the Arena. And the reviews are in: The Denny is The Bomb to coaches and players alike. Western Illinois junior forward Ashley Luke, the league’s player of the year and already in graduate school, loved playing at the Premier Center.
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