High School Sports

Canistota beats Irene/Wakonda in OT

Canistota beats Irene/Wakonda in OT

CANISTOTA, SD… It’s been quite a week for the Eagles of Irene/Wakonda schedule-wise. They lost a great game Tuesday night in nIrene to top-ranked Bridgewater/Emery and Thursday night they traveled to Canistota for a battle between 2 of the best bteam in Class “B”. Tre King’s team came even closer this time, forcing the hometown Hawks to overtime. But Canistota…

Likness Retires as Yankton Football Coach

Likness Retires as Yankton Football Coach

YANKTON, SD… Arlin Likness has decided to take early retirement and will no longer coach the Yankton Bucks football team. He finished up a Hall of Fame career with 261 wins and just 101 losses. He won 3 state titles at Hamlin before moving to Yankton in 1999. The Bucks won 4 more state championships under Likness and also had…

Lincoln and Lennox Get Wins in Girls Hoops Tuesday

Lincoln and Lennox Get Wins in Girls Hoops Tuesday

The Lincoln Patriots girls showed why they have moved up to the #2 spot in the Class “AA” rankings Tuesday night. They defeated Washington 69-54 on the Warriors home floor. Morgan Hansen led the way with 23 points and 14 rebounds as the pats improved to 14-3. And in a great Class “A” matchup in Hartford, Lennox went to OT…

West Lyon Edges West Sioux in Boys Hoops

West Lyon Edges West Sioux in Boys Hoops

ORANGE CITY, IA…In a Class 2-A play-in game two football powerhouses met on the basketball floor Monday night in Orange City. Jake Lynott who is headed for a college football career at Augustana, led the Falcons with 21 points in a great game that went back and forth in the 4th quarter. He hit a runner to tie the game…

More Honors for Derick Peters

More Honors for Derick Peters

West Central senior Derick Peters has had a decorated high school cross country career. And he’s ended it with a bang after being named the Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year for the 2nd straight season. Peters won the State “A” title by almost a minute, finished 2nd in the NIKE Heartland Regional race in November at Yankton Trails…

Brookings Rangers & Sioux Falls Flyer Fight To A Draw

Boys' Hockey Powers Tie At 2-2 At IcePlex

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  One week after the Sioux Falls Flyers rallied from two goals down to win 3-2 at the arch rival Brookings Rangers, their rematch in Sioux Falls was just as hotly and closely contested. Brookings tallied a late third period goal and the two South Dakota boys’ hockey powers would finish in a 2-2 tie at the…

Watertown’s Myah Morris Ascends To State AA All-Around Gymnastics Champion

Runner-Up Last Year Takes Crown

WATERTOWN, S.D.  —  As a 7th grader, Watertown’s Myah Morris was the State AA Gymnastics All-Around runner-up in 2017. One year older and later, she took the crown for herself. Morris won three of the four events at Saturday’s State AA Gymnastics Individual Competition in her home Watertown gym, securing her first All-Around championship. Click on the video viewer for…

Deuel’s Morgan Kwasniewski Wins State A All-Around Gymnastics Title

Madison's Jenni Giles Wins Final Event On Balance Beam

WATERTOWN, S.D.  —  A day after the Deuel Cardinals dethroned four-time defending State A Champion Madison to win the team championship, a change of the guard in South Dakota gymnastics continued during the individual competition on Saturday afternoon in Watertown. Deuel’s Morgan Kwasniewski won three of the four events to capture the State A All-Around gymnastics championship, dethroning Madison senior…

Lincoln & Stevens Split Thrilling Hoops Doubleheader In Rapid City

Patriot Girls Win 55-54 While Raider Boys Edge Lincoln 64-63

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  A doubleheader between a couple of AA basketball’s championship contenders did not disappoint. The 3rd ranked Lincoln girls rallied from five down in the fourth quarter to defeat 2nd ranked Rapid City Stevens 55-54.  Following that in the boys’ game the top-ranked Raiders flipped the script, overcoming an 11 point deficit to defeat the 4th ranked…

Deuel, Kwasniewski Win “A” Team Title

Deuel, Kwasniewski Win "A" Team Title

WATERTOWN, SD…The Deuel Cardinals snapped Madison’s string of 16 straight state titles and went on to win 3 straight. Friday in Watertown they did it again, this time ending the most recent Bulldog streak at 4. Sophomore Morgan Kwasniewski had a sensational day, winning every event and helping her team to it’s 4th title in the last 8 years, winning…

Mitchell Wins “AA” Despite Great Day For Myah Morris

Mitchell Wins "AA" Despite Great Day For Myah Morris

WATERTOWN… Watertown and Mitchell came into the State “AA” Gymnastics Meet as the favorites and they showed why. Myah Morris actually won every event for the Arrows, but it was the depth that Audra Rew’s team brought that made the difference. The Kernels won the team competition by 2.325 points for their 3rd title in 4 years. The individual competition…

SFC Edges Western Christian in a Classic

SFC Edges Western Christian in a Classic

HULL, IA… It was a great match-up in boys basketball Thursday night in Hill, Iowa where the Wolfpack of Western Christian hosted SF Christian in a game that was close throughout. The Chargers led by 3 after 3 and extended it to 6 on a Koln Oppold 3-pointer. But Caleb Harmson’s 3 in the final minute tied the game at…

Madison Gymnasts Go For 5th Straight Title

Madison Gymnasts Go For 5th Straight Title

MADISON, SD…They’re a team that’s seeking their 5th straight class ‘A’ state championship in a town that has come to expect dominance. Lead by head coach Maridee Dossett- who’s experienced Madison team is no stranger to the state tournament. Maridee Dossett, Madison Gymnastics Coach: “Actually this is the same group we took last year minus one, so they’ve been to…

Dossett Prepares her Gymnasts for Life

Dossett Prepares her Gymnasts for Life

MADISON, SD… The Madison Gymnasts go after their 5th straight State “A” title Friday in the team competition at Watertown. They already hold the national record with 16 straight state titles. But head coach Maridee Dosset, who was a gymnast when the dynasty began, says it’s not all about winning. She wants to prepare her athletes for life.

Madison’s Janke Twins Will Play College FB at SDSU

Madison's Janke Twins Will Play College FB at SDSU

MADISON, SD…Wednesday was a great day for SDSU football coach John Stiegelmeier. He signed 11 players to National Letters of Intent and may have landed the top prize(s) in South Dakota when the Janke twins decided to stay close to home and become Jackrabbits. Jadon and Jaxon helped the Madison Bulldogs win 3 straight state football titles and when it…