Mark Ovenden

Arrows Blank Brookings in 4-A Title Game

Watertown advances to State "A" Baseball Tournament

BROOKINGS… It took 3 days to get the Region 4-A title game played because of wet weather in Brookings. But it was worth the wait for the Watertown Arrows. Bailey Neuhauser threw 5 scoreless innings and the Arrows went on to win 3-0 at Bob Sheldon Field. Jacob Schoon made a great diving catch for the Bobcats but a run…

Scoreboard Wednesday, May 24th

Scoreboard Wednesday, May 24th

Scoreboard Wednesday, May 24th American League Twins 4, Orioles 3 *14-5 on road! American Association Canaries 16, Saints 3 *Fiala 2-run HR, Jacobs HR, 4 RBI’s College Baseball Summit League Tourney in Tulsa SDSU 6, NDSU 5 *Kjolsing 2-run HR in 7th Big Ten Tournament Minnesota 5, Indiana 4 Nebraska 15, Purdue 9 Iowa vs. Maryland Ppd.-Thursday 1:30 H.S. Baseball Region…

Jacks Rally Past Bison in Summit Opener

Kjolsing Homer the game-winner for Jacks in Summit Tourney

TULSA, Okla. – Tony Kjolsing hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to give South Dakota State the final lead in a 6-5, back-and-forth victory over North Dakota State in the opening game of the Summit League Baseball Championship Wednesday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium. With the win, the Jackrabbits extended their season-best winning streak…

Kennedy Honored Again

Augustana senior is named D-II Player of the Year

ROLLA, Mo. – Augustana University senior shortstop Sarah Kennedy was named the Division II Conference Commissioners Association “Ron Lenz National Player of the Year” the organization announced Wednesday. Kennedy, who was recently named the Central Region Player of the Year by the D2CCA, was also named to the All-America First Team. This is the 11th season of the All-America program…

Canaries Commit 6 Errors in Loss to St. Paul

Canaries Commit 6 Errors in Loss to St. Paul

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries dropped their second straight loss on Tuesday night, falling to the St. Paul Saints by the final score of 8-3 at Sioux Falls Stadium. Saints starting pitcher Mark Hamburger (2-0) used 143 pitches to defeat the Canaries in his first complete game victory of the season. Canaries starting pitcher Miles Nordgren (0-1)…

Dell Rapids Wins Region 2-B

Dell Rapids Wins Region 2-B

DELL RAPIDS…Dell Rapids advanced to the State “B” baseball tournament Tuesday night by winning the 2-B title game 10-1 over Deuel/Castlewood/Hamlin. Keegan Miller scored twice in the second inning when the home team scored 8 times and took a commanding lead. They also beat Sioux Valley 10-0 earlier in the semifinals. DCH eliminated O-R-R 3-1 in the other seminfinal game…

Jacks Playing Best Ball At Right Time

Jacks Playing Best Ball At Right Time

BROOKINGS, S.D. – For the eighth time in nine seasons, and the fifth in a row, the South Dakota State University baseball team will vie for a postseason title at the Summit League Baseball Championship. The Jackrabbits enter the four-day tournament as the No. 3 seed and will meet second-seeded North Dakota State at noon Wednesday in the opening round…

Adams is Big Ten Player of the Year

Adams is Big Ten Player of the Year

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — University of Iowa junior Jake Adams has been voted as the unanimous Big Ten Player of the Year, it was announced Tuesday by the league office. Adams was also named unanimous first-team All-Big Ten, while senior Mason McCoy (shortstop), juniors Tyler Cropley (catcher) and Nick Gallagher (starting pitcher), and sophomore Robert Neustrom (outfield) garnered second-team honors.  Senior Corbin…

Scoreboard Tuesday, May 23rd

Scoreboard Tuesday, May 23rd

Scoreboard Tuesday, May 23rd American League Twins 2, Baltimore 0 *Santana 2-hitter American Association Saints 8, Canaries 3 *Birds 6 errors! H.S. Baseball Region Championships 4-A Brookings vs. Watertown *Ppd. to Wednesday @ 6:00 1-B Vermillion 9, Bon Homme 4 2-B Semi’s Dell Rapids 10, Sioux Valley 0 D/C/H  3, O-R-R 1 Championship Dell Rapids 10, D/C/H 1 3-B Semi’s Lennox 3, SF Christian 2…

Hoekstra’s Slam Powers Roosevelt to State

Hoekstra's Slam Powers Roosevelt to State

VALLEY SPRINGS…The Roosevelt baseball team was on the verge of not making it to the State “A” tournament this weekend despite a perfect 30-0 record Monday night in Valley Springs. Nick Hoekstra made sure that didn’t happen with a dramatic 1-out grand slam in the bottom of the 7th for a walkoff 7-4 Riders victory. Afterwards we heard from the…

Riders and Lynx Advance to State “A” Baseball Tournament

Riders and Lynx Advance to State "A" Baseball Tournament

SIOUX FALLS and VALLEY SPRINGS… The Brandon Valley Lynx got great pitching Monday as they beat Washington 1-0 and then Harrisburg 5-2 in Region 1-A to advance to the State “A” Baseball Tournament. Roosevelt also beat O’Gorman 3-1 in Valley Springs to make the 2-A title game against Mitchell. The Kernels rolled into the title game with an 8-1 win…

Scoreboard Monday, May 22nd

Scoreboard Monday, May 22nd

Scoreboard Monday, May 22nd American League Twins 14, Baltimore 7 *Twins 21 hits, 12-5 on road! American Association Saints 12, Canaries 5 Girls Golf Dakota XII Conference 1st-Canton              365 2nd-Vermillion      366 3rd-SF Christian    366 4th-Lennox              369 Individual 79-Kate Wynja (SFC) 82-Kyleigh Moran (V) 84-Kennedy Fossum (C)…