High School Sports

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,…

Selland Nominated For McDonald’s Game

3 South Dakota Standouts nominated for McDonald's All-American Game

3 South Dakota girls basketball stadnouts were nominated for the 16h McDonald’s girls All Star game on March 29th in Chicago. Overall, 720 players from 45 states were nominated from which the final rosters (48 players girls/boys) were selected last night. Myah Selland of Sanborn Central/Woonsocket helped her team stay unbeaten with an impressive showing Saturday at the Hanson Classic…

HANSON CLASSIC: Selland’s 40 Push Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Past Crofton In OT

SDSU-Bound Senior Leads SC/W To 72-66 Win

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  SDSU-Bound senior Myah Selland scored 40 points, including the game tying three in regulation, to lead Sanborn Central/Woonsocket to a 72-66 overtime win over Nebraska power Crofton in the 34th Hanson Girls’ Basketball Classic in Mitchell on Saturday night. Kelsey Sanger led Crofton with 31 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

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…