High School Sports

Riders Finish Unique Doubleheader Sweep By Shutting Out O’Gorman

Roosevelt Beats Knights 6-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Roosevelt baseball team played a unique doubleheader on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls. The Riders started the day with a 15-2 win over Washington at Harmodon Park.  After that they bused over to Ronken Field where they beat another crosstown rival, O’Gorman, 6-0 in prep baseball action on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls.  Gus Radel…

Cross Country Community Mourns Legend Rich Greeno

Hall Of Fame Coach Dies Monday Afternoon At Age 88

South Dakota cross country legend Rich Greeno died Monday afternoon at the age of 88 Greeno’s coaching legacy spanned six decades. After starting the first eighteen years of his career in Philip and Yankton, he became head coach of the Sioux Falls Lincoln Patriots cross country team. From there, a dynasty was born. In his over twenty years with Lincoln,…

Jamming Dejay Going From Sioux Falls Christian To Dordt

Karl's TV & Appliance Athlete of the Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  He’s the first to admit that he doesn’t live up to his name. “I have no sense of rhythm at all so I don’t think so!” Sioux Falls Christian Senior Forward Dejay Fykstra says. Which is alright since this Dejay has a different way of jamming. “I’ve never had to hold him back or tell him…

Fykstra Wins Slam Dunk Contest As Class A Sweeps Boy’s 3-Class Shootout

30th Anniversary Of Shootout Today In Salem

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota boy’s basketball 3-Class Shootout was dominated on the court and above the rim by Class A. In the opening game Class A rolled past AA 141-102.  Dakota Valley’s Robert Rosenquist scored 25 and Tea’s Ethan Freidel added 24 points.  Brookings’ Brennan Carlson was the AA MVP with 17 points and nine rebounds. A…

3-Class Girl’s Basketball Shootout Highlights

AA Defeats A All-Stars, B Team Wins Finale

SALEM, S.D.   —  Though the South Dakota prep basketball season officially ended last week with the final four state tournaments the South Dakota 3-Class All-Star Shootout, celebrating it’s 30th anniversary this year, in Salem always seems to mark the true end of the season. In the girl’s basketball shootout, Class AA topped Class A 88-62 in the first game….

Nelson, DeWeerd MVP’s At Lennon Class B

Laura Nelson, Caleb DeWeerd dominate at Class B Dan Lennon

Laura Nelson of Gayville-Volin has had a decorated career as a long distance runner. The state cross country champ added to her awards by being named the Class “B” Dan Lennon MVP Tuesday. She won the 1600 Meter run with a time of 5:37. Caleb DeWeerd of SF Christian won the boys MVP by also winning the 600 Meter in…

Roncalli’s Dosch Retires As Football Coach

Legendary SD High School football coach calls it a career

Terry Dosch,  Head Football and Head Boys Track and Field Coach at Roncalli High School has asked to be released from his coaching duties for the upcoming 2017-18 school year.  He would continue with his teaching assignment with the Aberdeen Catholic Schools.  Coach Dosch has been coaching football for the past 38 years, 37 as a head coach, including the…

Klatt, Peters Shine At Dan Lennon

Class A athletes compete at the Dan Lennon on Monday

It was a big day for a pair of long distance standouts at the Dakotadome in Vermillion. Lincoln’s Courtney Klatt won the girls 1600 Meter Run by 7 seconds with a time of 5:23.56. Maddie Lavin finished 2nd. And in the boys 1600 Meter Run is was West Central’s Derick Peters wining by 9 seconds with a time of 4:27.8….

Cartwright Leads OG to State AA Title

O'Gorman's Cartwright follows in father's footsteps

Matt Cartwright isn’t afraid to be making or calling the shots in pressure packed moments. Matt Cartwright, O’Gorman Senior:”Yeah, I want the ball for sure. I’d be fine with taking that last shot but I’d also be fine with giving it to any of my teammates because I trust them all with it …” Perhaps because he grew up with…

KNIGHT TIME: O’Gorman Celebrates Championship Sweep

First Time Since 2000 One School Has Won Girl's & Boy's Basketball State Titles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Last night the O’Gorman boy’s and girl’s basketball teams made history. Today they came home. The Knights returned from Rapid City to a celebration at the O’Gorman gym on Sunday afternoon in Sioux For the girls their 53-48 win over Harrisburg in overtime of the State AA Championship is their first title since 1995 and first…

These Titans Will Be Remembered In Tea

Capture First State Basketball Championship

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  This group of Titans will be remembered for generations to come in Tea. The Tea boy’s basketball team defeated Madison 72-65 to capture their first State A Championship on Saturday night in Sioux Falls. The Titans (21-4) entered the tournament as the 2nd seed but played like the best team in the state which, ultimately, they…

Scoreboard Saturday, March 18th

Scores for Saturday, March 18, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  SCOREBOARD FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 18TH, 2017 NHL New York Rangers 3, Wild 2 USHL Madison 4, Stampede 3 (*Final in Shootout) NBA D-League Los Angeles 115, Skyforce 111 Women’s College Basketball WNIT 2nd Round Iowa 78, USD 73 BOYS’ BASKETBALL State A Tournament Seventh Place Chamberlain 65, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 52 Fifth Place Dakota Valley 56, St….

STATE A CHAMPIONSHIP: Tea Topples Madison

Titans Win First Title 72-65

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After losing the State A Football Championship to Madison in November, the Titan boy’s basketball team was determined to write a different ending in Saturday night’s State A Championship at the PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls. And they did. Behind a game-high 29 points from Ethan Freidel the Titans won their first state title, toppling Madison…

STATE B CHAMPIONSHIP: Bridgewater-Emery Rallies Past Wolsey-Wessington To Complete Perfect Season

Huskies Top Warbirds 63-58

ABERDEEN, S.D. —  Perfection didn’t come easy for Bridgewater-Emery. Down at half and trailing by double figures in the third, the Huskies rallied past Wolsey-Wessington to win the State B Boy’s Basketball Championship 63-58 on Saturday night in Aberdeen, completing a perfect 26-0 season.  The Huskies finished as the state’s only unbeaten boy’s or girl’s basketball team. Jamin Arend’s three…

STATE AA CHAMPIONSHIP: O’Gorman Girls On Top For First Time Since 1995!

Knights Beat Harrisburg In Overtime 53-48

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  For the first time since 1995, the O’Gorman girl’s basketball team are state champions. The Knights, entering the State AA Tournament at 11-11 and seeded 7th, completed a storybook run by beating top seed Harrisburg 53-48  in the championship game on Saturday evening in Rapid City. Sebastian Akoi led all scorers with 18 points.  Emma Ronsiek…

CHAMPIONSHIP SWEEP! O’Gorman Boys Join Girls As State AA Champions

Knights Defeat Aberdeen 69-57

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  For just the fourth time in state history and first time since 2000, one program has won both the boy’s and girl’s State AA Basketball Championship. Hours after their girls team beat Harrisburg in overtime to take the AA crown, the O’Gorman boys beat Aberdeen 69-57 in the State AA Championship game in Rapid City on Saturday…