High School Sports

Clark/Willow Lake Upends 4th Ranked Sioux Valley

Cyclones Notch 73-58 Win In Volga

VOLGA, S.D.  —  The Clark/Willow Lake Cyclones opened the season with a 73-58 win at 4th ranked Sioux Valley on Saturday evening in boy’s high school basketball action.  Jacob Prouty led the Cyclones with 29 points and both Micah Burke and Ntai Stevens each added 18.  Trevor Olson’s 24 led the way for the Cossacks. Click on the video viewer…

Sioux Falls Christian Charges Past West Central

3rd Ranked Chargers Win 86-32

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The 3rd ranked Sioux Falls Christian boy’s basketball team improved to 2-0 on the young season with an 86-32 win over West Central on Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  Five Chargers were in double figures led by Mitchell Goodbarry’s 17 points while West Central’s Jackson Miller led all scorers with 18. Click on the video viewer…

Second Ranked Lincoln Boys Top Brandon Valley

Patriots Pick Up 70-62 Road Win To Open Season

BRANDON, S.D.  —  The Lincoln Patriots had five players score in double figures led Diang Gatlauk’s 19 points, helping the second ranked Pats win 70-62 in their season opener at Brandon Valley on Friday night.  Brandon Valley’s Evan Talcott led all scorers with 25 points in a losing effort. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Athletic & Experienced Patriots Eye Third State Title In Four Years

Lincoln Boys Ranked 2nd In Preseason Poll

BRANDON, S.D.  —  The prep basketball season in South Dakota tips off throughout most of the state tonight and we’ve got a pretty good matchup in AA to start things in Brandon. The Lincoln boys are ranked second in the preseason AA poll and visit Brandon Valley.  The Patriots fell short of a third straight state title last year, falling…

Kolbeck done as volleyball coach at O’Gorman

Kolbeck done as volleyball coach at O'Gorman

O’Gorman High School has announced that longtime volleyball coach Julie Kolbeck is stepping down as head coach of the program. Kolbeck says she would like to spend more time with her family and focus even more on her newer role as principal at Christ the King School, where she is in her 3rd year as principal. Kolbeck has been part…

West Central’s Peters has had dominant career

West Central's Peters has had dominant career

Growing up Derick Peters need a way to release his pent up energy. “Sometimes my mom wasn’t always the biggest fan of that especially in those summer months when I decided to be a little bit rambunctious inside so she’d send me out on a couple laps around the block!” Peters says. He found it through soccer but didn’t find…

Zabel Caps Great Career at Pierre with State Title

Zabel Caps Great Career at Pierre with State Title

With a father and mother who each played college sports at Northern State, and brother Grey protecting him on the offensive line, Peyton Zabel is used to having a critical eye. “Yeah there’s definitely always the jokes on a Monday mornings. ‘Well if you wouldn’t have been mean to me or gotten into a wrestling match with me!’ But yeah…

Sioux Falls Flyers Fly Past Rushmore

Teams Split Opening Weekend Series After Flyers Win 8-3

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota boy’s high school hockey season is off to a high scoring start for the Sioux Falls Flyers. After falling 3-2 in their opener Saturday with Rushmore, the Flyers went off for 8 goals to even the weekend series with an 8-3 victory on Sunday afternoon at the Scheels IcePlex.  Nate Mohr led the…

Hennen Powers Minneota To Third State Title In Four Years

Vikings Beat Wabasso 28-13 In Minnesota State A Championship

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  Minneota won the Class A championship for the third time in the past four seasons with a 28-13 victory over Wabasso in the title game on Saturday, Nov. 25 at U.S. Bank Stadium. In addition to Class AA championships in 2009, 2014 and 2015, the Vikings captured three consecutive Class C crowns from 1986-88. The Vikings’ latest…

Pipestone Comes Up Short Against Caledonia in 2A Title Game

Pipestone Comes Up Short Against Caledonia in 2A Title Game

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. —South Dakota and Iowa have crowned their high school football champions, but Minnesota will crown their champions starting Friday. Pipestone and Caledonia faced off this afternoon at US Bank Stadium. While the Arrows have an impressive 12-1 record going into the game they’ll be without starting QB Cody Thompson who’s out with mono. Caledonia is going to get…

Pipestone Keeps Improving heading to Friday’s Championship

Pipestone Keeps Improving heading to Friday's Championship

The Pipestone Arrows take on Caledonia Friday at 1:00 for the Minnesota Class 2-A championship at US Bank Stadium. And what’s made this season extra special for head coach Clay Anderson in how much his still very young team has improved throughout the season. The certainly are peaking after the semi-final win last week also at US Bank Stadium which…

Peters heads to Foot Locker Midwest Regional race

Peters heads to Foot Locker Midwest Regional race

Derick Peters heads to Kenosha, WI Friday for Saturday’s Foot Locker Midwest Region cross country race. The top 10 advance to the nationals which has a much smaller field than the Nike National which he has already qualified for the first weekend in December in Oregon. The Nike also involves team competition so there are more runners at that race….

VB coaches like tournaments in same location

VB coaches like tournaments in same location

All 3 state volleyball champions were crowned in Rapid City Saturday night-Northwestern, SF Christian and Harrisburg. It was the first year of the Sweet 16 which led to the title match-up in Class “B” between Northwestern and Warner, two teams that always met in the district title game in the past. It was no surprise that they both made the…

Harrisburg Works Late To Repeat As State AA Volleyball Champion

Tigers Beat RC Stevens 3-1

RAPID CITY, S.D. (SATURDAY) —  With the State B & A championship matches going long, the Harrisburg Tigers had to wait till after 10:30 PM Central Time (9:30 Mountain) to finally begin their AA Volleyball Championship with Rapid City Stevens. It would prove worth the wait. Led by Madison Wassink the Tigers claimed their second consecutive State AA title with…

Minneota Blasts Mayer Lutheran To Return To State A Championship

Vikings Win 54-21

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  Minneota won two Class A championships outdoors at TCF Bank Stadium in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and now get a chance to win another one indoors. The Vikings were powerful from the start in posting a 54-21 victory over Mayer Lutheran in the Class A semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 18 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Senior quarterback Alex…

Sioux Falls Christian Wins State A Title In Five Set Classic Over Dakota Valley

Chargers Take Sixth Title In Eight Years

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  Dakota Valley and Sioux Falls Christian have won each of the last seven state championships between them. So naturally this year’s title match was a classic. The Chargers topped the Panthers 3-2 in the State A Championship match in Rapid City.  The victory dethrones the defending champion Panthers and gives SFC their sixth title in eight…