Mark Ovenden

Pierre, Canton Lead State Wrestling

Highlights of Day One of the State Wrestling Tournaments

The Pierre Governors are off to a great start after the first day of the State “A” Wrestling Tournament in Sioux Falls. They hold an 11.5 point lead over Sturgis with RC Stevens and Central along with Aberdeen all within striking range. The Governors are seeking their 3rd straight title with 3 returning state champs and 5th in the last…

Big Day For SDSU Men At Summit Track

SDSU men have big day one, USD's Nilsen wins pole vault and State's Rachel King the 3000M

The SDSU men have the lead after day one of the Summit League Indoor Track Championships held in Brookings for the first time. USD’s Chris Nilsen won the pole vault with ease, setting a Summit record at 18′ 5-3/4″. The Jacks had a trio of winners with the Medley, Kyle Burdick’s great kick to win the 3,000M and Bryant Courter…

Brown Knows Opponents Bring Best Against Storm

Storm always get other team's best effort

It’s what success does. It makes other teams bring their A-game every time they play the Sioux Falls Storm who won their 63rd straight home game last Friday at the Premier Center. They hit the road this weekend in Cedar Rapids and veteran QB Lorenzo Brown knows that every team they play really wants to beat them.

Wolves Are Red Hot Heading To Pentagon

Northern men getting better at right time says Arvidson

The Northern Wolves rolled into the NSIC quarterfinals with a big win Wednesday night. And Mack Arvidson says his team has really improved on the defensive end which has led to the hot streak they are on. The Wolves play Augustana Sunday night at 8:00 in what could be the most entertaining game of the NSIC Tournament and it will…

Jacks Win Season Finale, Ober Shines

SDSU women finish in style behind Ober's huge game

Brookings, SD…The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team erupted for 33 points in the fourth quarter to record a 78-54 win Thursday night in front of 1,572 fans at Frost Arena in The Summit League action. The Jackrabbits, who went 8-0 at home during league play this season, closed the regular season at 21-7 overall and 12-4 in league…

Dickerson Leads Coyotes To Big Road Win

USD men improve to 11-4 in Summit with 92-81 win at Western Illinois

Macomb, IL… The USD men went on the road to Macomb, IL Thursday night and captured a 92-81 win for their 20th victory of the season and more importantly they improved to 11-4 in the Summit League to stay tied with NDSU in the top spot. Trey Dickerson led the way with 21 points. Matt Mooney and Tyler Flack each had…

Dakota State Men Win At Viterbo To Advance In NSAA Playoffs

Kilgore, Barse lead Trojans to road win in NSAA playoffs

La CROSSE, Wis. – No. 5 seed Dakota State (S.D.) raced to a 37-24 halftime lead over No. 4 seed Viterbo (Wis.) Thursday evening in the quarterfinal round of the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Men’s Basketball Postseason Conference Tournament at R.W. Beggs Senior Gymnasium.  The Trojans held off the V-Hawks’ comeback bid in the second-half, earning a 56-52 road…

Scoreboard Thursday, February 23rd

Scoreboard Thursday, February 23rd

Scoreboard Thursday, February 23rd Men’s Basketball South Dakota 92, Western Illinois 81 *Dickerson 21 points NSAA Playoffs Dakota State 56, Viterbo 52 *Kilgore 12 pts./10 reb. Bellevue 92, Presentation 68 Women’s Basketball SDSU 78, Denver 54 *Ober 24 pts./10 reb. NBA D-League Austin 122, Skyforce 105 Women’s Tennis SW Baptist 6, Augustana 3 BOYS’ BASKETBALL Tri-Valley 65, Sioux Falls Christian 62 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL…

Pierre Goes For 5th Title In 6 Years

Governors favored to keep dynasty going at State "A" Wrestling

The Pierre Governors have won the last 2 State “A” wrestling titles and come into the 2017 state tournament as the favorites to win again. They have actually won 4 of the last 5 with Aberdeen taking the title 3 years ago. Shawn Lewis doesn’t like to talk dynasty and prefers to enjoy each team for what they have accomplished….

Mors On The Way In Yankton!

Mors on the way in Yankton from 8th grader

Becoming one of your high school’s all-time leading scorers is an amazing career accomplishment. One that Matthew Mors has achieved before becoming a student at Yankton High. “We don’t look at him as an 8th grader!” Yankton Basketball Coach Chris Haynes says. “Yeah I’m at the middle school. Well you just can’t think about it. I mean yeah, you just…

Coyote Women Lose At IUPUI, Fall Out Of First In Summit

USD Women dominated at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS–Four Jaguars scored in double-figures as IUPUI defeated South Dakota 63-42 inside the Jungle on Wednesday evening. Both IUPUI (21-7, 11-4) and South Dakota (22-6, 11-4) remain in the hunt for a share of the regular season title. A Coyote win over Western Illinois (22-6, 12-3) on Saturday could create a four-way tie with South Dakota State (20-7, 11-4) for…

DWU Sweep In GPAC Playoffs

Tiger men and women both win at Corn Palace in GPAC playoffs

Men’s Recap MITCHELL, S.D. – Third time was a charm for the No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team. With 13:27 to play in regulation, the Tigers (23-8, 13-5 GPAC) stormed to a 10-point lead and never looked back as they topped Concordia University 98-90 on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D. Despite being down for…

Defense Keys USF’s Win In Playoffs

USF women advance in NSIC post season tournament after beating St. Cloud

SIOUX FALLS – With strong performances from their two seniors and a stout defensive effort, University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball defeated St. Cloud State, 65-51, in the first round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Women’s Basketball Tournament on Wednesday night. The Cougars (20-7) advance to the quarterfinals where they will face top-seeded MSU Moorhead on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 12…

Augie Sweeps NSIC Playoff games

Viking men and women advance to NSIC quarterfinals with wins Wednesday

Men’s Recap SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – No. 3 seed Augustana University men’s basketball got a career-high 19 points and eight rebounds from senior Zach Huisken in a 74-63 win in the first round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament on Wednesday night at the Sanford Pentagon. The Vikings improve to 22-7 on the season while Bemidji State ends its season at…