High School Sports

HANSON CLASSIC: Warner Rallies Past De Smet

Monarchs Win In OT 70-65

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  After struggling early the Warner Monarchs regrouped to defeat De Smet 70-65 in overtime at the 34th Hanson Girls’ Basketball Classic in Mitchell on Saturday afternoon. Warner’s Makala Hauge led all scorers with 19 points.  Laurie Rogers added 17 points and 12 rebounds. De Smet was led by the 16 points of Shannon Poppen. Click on the…

HANSON CLASSIC: Avon Pulls Away From Freeman

Lady Pirates Win 59-52

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The Avon Lady Pirates outscored Freeman 23-12 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 59-52 victory at the 34th Hanson Classic in Mitchell on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell. Cheylee Nagel scored 18 to lead Avon while Lauren Sees added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Freeman’s Erika Sage led all scorers with 21 points. Click on…

HANSON CLASSIC: Big 4th Quarter Pushes MC/M Past Webster

McCook Central/Montrose Wins 62-51

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  McCook Central/Montrose outscored Webster 27-8 in the fourth quarter to win their game at the 34th Hanson Girls’ Basketball Classic 62-51 on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell. MC/M’s Morgan Koepsell led all scorers with 28 points.  Haley Rithmiller had 20 for Webster. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Big Night For Warriors from WHS and Crofton

Crofton girls and Washington boys win thrillers

Monica Arens and the Crofton, NE Warriors improved their record to 11-1 Thursday night in Hartford, but not without a fight from West Central. The 5-time defending state champs jumped out to a quick 12-1 lead, but West Central roared back to take the lead right before half-time behind the hot shooting of Ashlyn McDonald. But Arens, who’s headed for…

Lincoln Names Jared Fredenburg New Head Football Coach

Roosevelt & Sioux Falls Storm Assistant Coach Takes Over Patriot Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Lincoln High School football has found their new leader and he comes from their crosstown rival. Jared Fredenburg is the new head coach of the Patriot football program.  He’s had several stints as an assistant at Roosevelt since 2002 and was promoted to Riders defensive coordinator in 2012. A graduate of the University of Mary, Fredenburg…

Lennox Girls’ Stay Perfect With Overtime Win Over Dell Rapids

Orioles Are 8-0 After 63-60 Thriller

LENNOX, S.D.  —  In a back and forth game, Madysen Vlastuin’s three point play with 23 seconds left in overtime put the Lennox Orioles ahead, and Emma Paul’s game tying three attempt hit rim twice before falling away, giving the Orioles a dramatic 63-60 overtime victory against Dell Rapids on Monday night in Lennox. The Orioles remain unbeaten with the…

Experience, Depth & Defense Bolster Sioux Valley

Cossacks 9-1 After Winning Big East Conference Tournament

GARRETSON, S.D.  —  In a loaded Class A, the Sioux Valley boys showed their championship mettle last night in the Big East Conference title game against Flandreau. Trailing the Fliers by 10 at the break, Sioux Valley stormed back in the second half to hand Flandreau it’s first loss and win the Big East tournament 62-51.  Trevor Hanson was big…

Sioux Valley Rallies Past Flandreau To Take Big East Title

Cossacks Win 62-51

GARRETSON, S.D.  —  Trailing at half, the Sioux Valley Cossacks stormed past the Flandreau Fliers in the fourth quarter to win the Big East Conference championship game 62-51 on Saturday night in Garretson. Trevor Hanson had a big day for the Cossacks with 24 points and 15 rebounds. Dylan LeBrun led Flandreau with 23 points. Click on the video viewer…

Edina Blocks Lincoln

Patriots Fall To Twins Cities Power 50-38

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Despite 16 points from UW-Green Bay-bound senior Anna Brecht, the size of visiting Edina proved too much for the Lincoln Patriots to overcome, falling 50-38 in girls’ basketball action on Saturday afternoon.  Click on the video viewer for highlights!

“Dimes For Dylan” Lends Hand To Boy’s Cancer Battle

Every Assist By Harrisburg Boy's And Girl's Basketball Teams Goes Toward Helping Family

Dylan Bourassa, 13, is an eighth grade baller at Harrisburg South Middle School. After suffering a foot injury playing basketball last February, he was diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis. However, his father, Dustan, said it never healed. “We brought him back in and they did an X-Ray and that’s when they discovered the tumor in his heel and referred us to…