High School Sports

Plays Of The Year 2016

A Look Back At Some Of The Best Moments In The 2016 Sports Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Before ringing in the New Year, it’s a KDLT Sports tradition to salute the days gone by! On New Years Day 2017 we look back at some of the best sights, sounds and moments from the year in local sports 2016!  Click on the video viewer to re-live a championship year!

Sturgis Takes Floyd Farrand Team Title

Watertown Finishes Second

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sturgis Scoopers finished strong on the final day of the 42nd Floyd Farrand Invitational to take the team title on Friday afternoon at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls. Click on the video viewer for highlights from today’s action!  Final results are posted below. 42ND FLOYD FARRAND INVITE TEAM SCORES 1.  Sturgis (193) 2.  Watertown…

BEST OF 2016: Top Local Sports Stories

A Look Back At Some Of The 2016's Biggest Local Sports Stories

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  2016 will go down as perhaps the greatest college sports years in state history. During basketball season, Dakota Wesleyan’s women advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NAIA National Tournament, while Mount Marty went all the way to the Final Four! The USF women won the NSIC Tournament Title over rival Augustana to make their first…

Mors Miracle Heave Short As Yankton Falls At Brandon Valley

Lynx Win 48-46 Despite 28 Points From 8th Grader Matthew Mors

BRANDON, S.D.  —  Matthew Mors 3/4 court shot hit off the front rim as time expired to help Brandon Valley survive Yankton’s furious fourth quarter rally 48-46 in boys’ basketball action on Thursday night in Brandon. The Lynx had led 24-8 at the break when the 8th grade sensation Mors caught fire in the second half.  Mors scored 26 of…

Washington Wins Battle Of The Warriors Over Crofton

Arens 27 Points Not Enough In 59-51 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Washington won the battle of the “Warriors” on Thursday afternoon in Sioux Falls, defeating visiting Crofton 59-51 in girls’ basketball action. USD-bound Monica Arens of Crofton led all scorers with 27 points with Kelsey Sanger adding 15.  Maham Shah led Washington with 16 points.  Taylor VandeVelde added 15 and Peyton Rymerson scored 10. Click on the…

Coach Says Chargers Can Get Better


  There’s a reason the Sully Buttes girls are ranked #1 in Class “B”. They showed that Wednesday night with a 51-41 win over West Central at the Swiftel Classic in Brookings. They have 2 of the state’s best athletes in Chloe Lamb and Raquel Wientjes who are both seniors. But head coach Mark Senftner knows his team can get…

Top-Ranked Sully Buttes Stays Unbeaten


  The Sully Buttes girls are ranked #1 in class “B” for a reason. They proved it again on Wednesday with a 51-41 win over West Central at the Swiftel Classic in Brookings. Raquel Wientjes led the way with 23 points and Chloe Lamb had 18 as the Chargers improved to 5-0. West Central, ranked 5th in class “A” drops…

Lennox Girls Win Battle Of Unbeatens With Dakota Valley


  Lennox and Dakota Valley came into Tuesday night’s game with perfect record. The hometown Orioles built a 17 point lead at halftime behind the play of Madysen Vlastuin who had 22 points and Rianna Fillipi who scored 17. But the Panthers roared back behind Peyton Wingert who led all scorers with 25 before eventually falling 73-64. The Orioles are…