High School Sports

Ronsiek Leads O’Gorman To Upset At Lincoln

Knights Beat 3rd-Ranked Patriots 49-43

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Emma Ronsiek scored a game-high 27 points to lead the O’Gorman Knights girls’ basketball team to a 49-43 win at 3rd-ranked Lincoln on Friday night in Sioux Falls. Awoti Akoi added 11 for the victorious Knights.  Morgan Hansen led the Patriots with 17 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Halling’s 3/4 Court Shot Doesn’t Count But Harrisburg’s Win Over Pierre Does

4th Ranked Tigers Roll 65-38

HARRISBURG, S.D.  —  The most impressive shot of Sydney Halling’s night, a 3/4 court shot at the end of the third quarter, didn’t count because it came after the buzzer. Which was about the only thing that went wrong for the 4th ranked Tiger girls’ in their 65-38 win over Pierre Friday night in Harrisburg. Halling led the Tigers with…

Washington, OG and Dells are winners in boys hoops

Washington, OG and Dells are winners in boys hoops

In boys hoops Thursday night the Lincoln Patriots lost against despite 25 points from Jared Jaros. The Washington Warriors got 15 from Logan Uttecht and beat the #2 Patriots 52-44. The O’Gorman Knight built a 36-21 lead over Roosevelt and hung on to win 59-51. And Dell Rapids was in control throughout against Vermillion, beating the Tanagers 8166.

Watertown, SFC Boys and West Central Girls Victorious

Watertown, SFC Boys and West Central Girls Victorious

It was a wild night in high school basketball Tuesday night. The 3rd-ranked Tanagers of Vermillion lost 50-35 at West Central in girls basketball as both teams ended the night with 11-2 record. Kali Nelson led WC with 15 points. In boys basketball, Watertown out-scored #2 Lincoln 15-1 in the 2nd quarter and went on to beat the Patriots 61-52….

HANSON BOYS CLASSIC-Sioux Valley, Flandreau & White River Win Thrillers

Late Games At 36th Hanson Classic Come Down To Final Minute

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The 36th Hanson Boys’ Basketball Classic once again paired some of the state’s top teams against each other in the evening games. And the action at the World’s Only Corn Palace did not disappoint! Click on the video viewer to see highlights from White River’s 65-63 win over Aberdeen Roncalli, Flandreau’s 68-67 win over Tea, and Sioux…

HANSON BOYS’ CLASSIC-Corsica/Stickney, Canistota & Warner Win Early Games

Early Games At Hanson Classic In Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The 36th Annual Hanson Boys’ Basketball Classic tipped off on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell at the World’s Only Corn Palace. Click on the video viewer to see highlights from Corsica/Stickney’s 56-46 win over Gregory, Canistota’s 56-50 win over Langford, and Warner’s 58-47 win over Castlewood!

2nd Ranked Sioux Falls Christian Wins At Top Ranked Madison

Chargers Beat Bulldogs 75-63

MADISON, S.D.  —  In a potential state championship preview, the 2nd ranked team in Class A prevailed on the road against number one. Sioux Falls Christian won 75-63 at Madison in boys’ prep basketball action on Friday night.  Gavin Schipper led the Chargers with 21 points while Aaron Fiegen paced the Bulldogs with 22 points. Click on the video viewer…

Tigers Tame Warriors To Stay Unbeaten

Harrisburg Defeats Washington 69-59

HARRISBURG, S.D.  —  The Harrisburg Tigers are the lone unbeaten boys’ basketball team in AA. The Tigers rallied to defeat visiting Washington 69-59 on Friday night to improve to 10-0.  Chase Altenburg led all scorers with 20 points.  Nick Hoyt added 19 and Ace Zorr scored 17.  Zach Heins led the Warriors with 17. Click on the video viewer for…

O’Gorman Drops Rapid City Central In Doubleheader

Boys Hand Cobblers First Loss 65-49 While Girls Win 45-23

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The O’Gorman Knights swept a basketball doubleheader against visiting Rapid City Central on Friday evening in Sioux Falls.  The O’Gorman girls won the first game of the day 45-23 behind 21 points from Emma Ronsiek.  In the boys’ game the Knights handed the Cobblers their first loss (11-1) 65-49.  Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Madison, SFC Boys and Lincoln Girls Win in Thursday Hoops

Madison, SFC Boys and Lincoln Girls Win in Thursday Hoops

It was a wild night in high school hoops Thursday. Especially in boys Class “A” where top-ranked and unbeaten Madison needed a late surge in the 4th quarter to win at Dell Rapids 67-60. 4 Bulldogs were in double figures led by Jadon Janke with 16 points. Jeffrey Schuch had 18 for the Quarriers who led by 4 in the…

Aberdeen and OG Girls, Yankton Boys win Tuesday night

Aberdeen and OG Girls, Yankton Boys win Tuesday night

In a battle of the top two teams in girls Class “AA” basketball the Aberdeen Golden Eagles defended their #1 ranking with a 46-41 win at Harrisburg. O’Gorman jumped out to a 10-0 lead over Yankton and never looked back, winning 42-21 behind Emma Ronsiek’s 13 points. And in the 2nd half of the doubleheader at the Knights gym it…

Top-Ranked Harrisburg Boys Stay Unbeaten

Top-Ranked Harrisburg Boys Stay Unbeaten

HARRISBURG, SD… The Harrisburg boys basketball team took over the top spot in the “AA” polls Monday and they were determined to remain unbeaten when they hosted Roosevelt. Ace Zoor’s hoop put them up 8 in the first quarter, but Jimmy Lauer’s hot hand from outside kept the Riders in it. He had 15 of his 17 in the first…

Hanson Another in Line of Talented Cossacks

Hanson Another in Line of Talented Cossacks

Being a second generation Sioux Valley Cossack basketball player, Trevor Hanson knows a thing or two about being part of a lineage. “Yeah especially having two older brothers go through too, that’s always fun!” Hanson says. And he’s also the latest senior Cossack star following the likes of Tayt Vincent and Collin Kramer. “Just being that top dog, that leader,…

HANSON GIRLS’ CLASSIC-Avon, Sully Buttes & St. Thomas More Win Evening Games

Highlights From The Hanson Classic At The Corn Palace

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The Hanson Girls’ Basketball Classic usually brings some of the state’s best teams to the Corn Palace in Mitchell, and this year’s edition did not disappoint. Click on the video viewer to watch highlights from the evening games featuring Avon’s 41-32 win over De Smet, Sully Buttes 42-40 victory over Hanson, and St. Thomas More’s 46-44 win…

HERITAGE CLASSIC-Sioux Falls Christian, West Lyon & George-Little Rock Boys Win

Check Out Highlights From Saturday's Heritage Classic At The Sanford Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Another week, another basketball tournament at the Sanford Pentagon. This week 18 girls and boys basketball teams took the floor for the Heritage Classic.  Click on the video viewer to watch highlights from three boys games featuring Sioux Falls Christian’s 75-61 win over Sioux Center, West Lyon’s 56-53 win over Aberdeen Roncalli, and George-Little Rock’s 61-54…

West Central Girls Snap St. Thomas More’s 48-Game Win Streak

Trojans Top Cavaliers 46-44 In Overtime

HARTFORD, S.D.  —  The West Central girls’ basketball team has been hovering just outside the rankings in Class A. A victory over four time defending state champion St. Thomas More should more than change that. The Trojans snapped the Cavaliers 48-game win streak on Friday night, defeating St. Thomas More 46-44 in overtime in Hartford. Click on the video viewer…

Van Rees Leads Sioux City East To Win At Lincoln

Patriot Boys Suffer Second Loss 62-57

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Van Rees scored 30 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to help Sioux City East rally past Lincoln 62-57 in boys’ prep basketball action on Thursday night in Sioux Falls.  Alex Glanzer’s 17 points led the Patriots who have suffered both of their losses to out of state competition (8-2). Click on the video viewer for…