High School Sports

Washington Boys, Harrisburg Girls Victorious

Warriors knock off #3 Lyn and top-ranked Harrisburg girls beat Washington

The Washington boys basketball team got 23 points from Angel Arroyo and went on to beat 3rd-ranked Brandon Valley Monday night on their home floor. It was a game that was postponed from last Tuesday’s storm. And in another game that was made up Monday night, the #1 Harrisburg girls fell behind Washington 10-3 as Taylor VanderVelde scored 19 points….

Williams Capping Great Career With Tanagers

Vermillion hopes to make first state tourney in 28 years behind Cooper Williams

  It’s something you don’t see in high school players. A.J. Pizuweit, Vermillion Junior: “He’s a very unselfish player. Sometimes I want him to shoot a little bit more than he should…” Early on at Vermillion High School it was clear Cooper Williams was a different breed. Jay Drake, Vermillion Coach:”From day one he came in as a freshman and…

January Ends With Dunks & Buzzer Beating Drama!

Look Back At A Wild Week In College and Prep Hoops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The final weekend of basketball in January was wild with dunks and buzzer beating drama, likely giving us a taste of what’s probably to come as March Madness draws near! In college, Northern State rallied from 19 down at Sioux Falls, winning when Mack Arvidson drained this three with about a second left to secure an 86-84…

Kropuenske’s Miracle Shot Give Beresford Win At West Central

3/4 Court Shot The Difference In 66-63 Win

BERESFORD, S.D.  —  It was going to take something wild happening for Beresford and West Central to not go to overtime after the Trojans tied the game at 63. Then Tyler Kropuenske happened. His 3/4 court shot as time expired gave the host Watchdogs a wild 66-63 win on Friday night.  Click on the video viewer to watch the wild…

Sioux Falls Christian Charges To Win At Dakota Valley

Defending State A Champs Roll 77-59

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Chargers Chargers rolled to a big road win, 77-59, at Dakota Valley in boys’ high school basketball action on Friday night in North Sioux City. Gavin Schipper and Will Garnaas each led the Chargers with 14 points.  Dakota Valley’s Robert Rosenquist led all scorers with 24 points. Click on the video viewer…

Roosevelt Upends Washington

Riders Win In Warriors Gym 53-42

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Roosevelt stunned third ranked Washington 53-42 on Friday night in girls’ high school basketball action in Sioux Falls. Roosevelt’s Tatum Kooima led all scorers with 15 points while teammates Tahia Mitzel and Peyton Stolle each added 11.  Kelsi Kearney was the Warriors’ lone double figure scorer with 10 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Lincoln Girls Rally At O’Gorman

Patriots Win 55-51

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–  Down 11 at half the Lincoln Patriot girls’ basketball team rallied to win at O’Gorman 55-51 on Friday night in Sioux Falls. Anna Brecht led all scorers with 18 points while teammate Brooke Brown scored 15.  Emma Ronsiak led O’Gorman with 13 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Vermillion’s Williams Reaches Another Milestone

Cooper Williams Passes 1,000 Career Points

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Despite watching their team suffer just it’s second loss of the season to Dell Rapids 72-60 last night, Vermillion Tanager boys’ basketball fans had plenty to cheer for thanks to one senior standout. Entering the game with 999 career points, senior point guard Cooper Williams easily surpassed the 1,000 point mark with nine first quarter points. The…

Dell Rapids And Lincoln Boys Win

Quarriers win at Vermillion, Lincoln downs Washington

The Quarriers of Dell Rapids got 27 points and 20 rebounds from Jeffrey Schuch as they picked up a big win at Vermillion 72-60. A.J. Plitzuweit had 32 as the Tanagers lost for just the 2nd time in 13 games. In boys “AA” basketball, the Lincoln Patriots rallied past Washington on their home floor 73-63  

Lennox Edges Madison In Girls Hoops

Orioles improve to 12-1 with thrilling win over Madison

  The only blemish on of the Lennox girls basketball record this year came at Tri-Valley where the Mustangs hit a dramatic 3 to win 52-51. Monday night the Orioles improved to 12-1, but not without a a huge challenge from Madison as they prevailed 54-52. Madysen Vlastuin led Lennox with 18 points and Rianna Fillipi added a dozen. The…

Lynx Boys, Warrior Girls Win Thrillers

Brandon Valley rallies past Lincoln, Washington girls edge Watertown

  The Lincoln boys built a 48-32 in the 3rd quarter against #4 Brandon Valley Thursday night. But the Lynx went on a 29-5 run to end the game and win by a 61-53 score at the Patriots gym. At the Washington gym, Kelsi Kearney scored 15 points and Taylor VanderVelde 12 as the Warriors edged Watertown in a tight…

Crofton’s Losing A National Finalist

Aaron Losing a finalist for national award

  Crofton, NE girls basketball coach Aaron Losing knows something about winning. His Warriors have won 5 straight state titles and 8 championships overall during his time as head coach. His career record is now 322 wins and only 44 losses. Losing is a finalist for National H.S. Girls Basketball Coach of the Year.

Tuesday’s Hoops Recap

TV wins thriller, Brandon Valley sweeps and Vermillion boys stay perfect

  The 3rd-ranked Lennox Orioles went into Tr-Valley Tuesday night with a 10-0 record. They left with their first loss, 52-51 on a buzzer beat by the Mustangs’ Mia Miller. Taylor Will led the Mustangs with 20 points. In Brandon, the Lynx swept Huron 69-24 in the girls game to improve to 9-2 (ranked #2) and 62-52 in the boys…

Freshman Shines In Narrow Loss For Lake Preston

Ashlyn DeKnikker scores 30 for Lake Preston, but Divers edged by Elkton/LB...Colman-Egan rolls

  Freshman Ashlyn DeKnickker scored 30 points and rallied Lake Preston into the lead with a 3rd quarter buzzer beater. But Elkton/Lake Benton took control in the 4th quarter and went on to win the DVC Tournament game 58-52. Callie Otkin led the way for the lady Elks with 20 points at Colman. In the final game of the night,…