High School Sports

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…

ENTRINGER CLASSIC: Hamlin Edges Dell Rapids

Chargers Win 52-48

COLMAN, S.D. —  The Hamlin Chargers won the final game of the 19th Entringer Girls’ Basketball Classic, defeating Dell Rapids 52-48 on Friday evening in Colman. Brynn Alfson led the Chargers with 12 points and Lexi Wadsworth added 11. Dell Rapids Aspen Hansen led all scorers with 13.  Arial Hoffman and Jayda Knuppe each scored 12. Click on the video…

ENTRINGER CLASSIC: Madison Fends Off Castlewood Rally

Lady Bulldogs Win 49-42

COLMAN, S.D. —  Despite seeing their 15 point lead trimmed to three, the Madison Bulldogs where able to hold off the Castlewood Warriors 49-42 in the 19th Entringer Girls’ Basketball Classic in Colman on Friday afternoon. Jessi Giles led Madison with 15 points while teammate Nicole Brown was named game MVP with 11 points and 13 rebounds. Castlewood, who suffered…

ENTRINGER CLASSIC: Flandreau Hands Deubrook First Loss

Fliers Defeat Dolphins 64-43

COLMAN, S.D.  —  The Flandreau Fliers handed the Deubrook Dolphins their first loss in five games, beating them 64-43 in the 19th Entringer Girls’ Basketball Classic in Colman on Friday afternoon. Hannah Parsley scored 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in the Fliers win.  Kylie Bertram added 14 and Kathy Parsley scored 10. Emily Koenig led Deubrook with 14…

ENTRINGER CLASSIC: Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Blocks Garretson

Raiders Win Defensive Battle 41-25

COLMAN, S.D.  —  The Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Raiders defeated the Garretson Blue Dragons 41-25 at the Entringer Classic on Friday afternoon in Colman. Joie Spier led the Raiders with 15 points and 8 rebounds while Abby Stratton scored 12.  Kindra Clark led the Blue Dragons with 12 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

HS Basketball Recap From Thursday


It was a buy night in high school basketball Thursday night in Sioux Falls. The Washington boys trailed Marshall 17-8 after 1 quarter but rallied to win. In girls games, O’Gorman also rallied at Lincoln to beat the patriots, Roosevelt held off Brandon Valley and SW Christian pulled away to beat SF Christian.

Tanagers Flying High After Win At Tri-Valley

Vermillion Rallies To Win 53-48 And Improve To 5-0

COLTON, S.D. —  Despite trailing for most of the first half the Vermillion Tanagers rallied in the second half to defeat the Tri-Valley Mustangs 53-48 in high school boys’ basketball action in Colton on Tuesday night. Vermillion’s AJ Plitzuweit led all scorers with 20 points.  The Tanagers also got 15 from Riley Peters and 13 from Cooper Williams. Jayden Burgraff…

Brecht Boosts Patriots Past Riders

UW-Green Bay Commit Scores 29 To Lead Lincoln Past Roosevelt 61-42

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Anna Brecht scored 29 points and Sydney Rosinsky added 16 to lead the host Lincoln Patriots past Roosevelt 61-42 in girls’ high school basketball on Tuesday night in Sioux Falls. Kira Ward led Roosevelt with 19 points and Tahia Mitzel scored 11. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Tea Topples Deuel

Up 41-2 At Half Titans Go On To Win 69-22

TEA, S.D. —  The Tea boys’ basketball team opened up a 41-2 lead at half and cruised to a 69-22 victory over visiting Deuel on Tuesday night in Tea.  Ethan Friedel led the Titans with 19 points while Noah Friedel added 15. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Sioux Falls Christian Charging Out Of The Gate

Defending State A Champs Continue High Scoring Attack

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  Most boy’s basketball teams across South Dakota were sluggish and sloppy during the opening week of basketball. As they showed during last season’s state championship run, the Sioux Falls Chargers aren’t like most teams. The defending champs crushed Lennox and West Central, scoring 168 points and allowing just 110.  The Chargers have brought back their up…

Roosevelt Rolls Over Worthington In Edith Sanford Classic

Riders Defense Strong In 53-24 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  The Roosevelt Rough Riders held Worthington to 6-36 shooting on their way to a 53-24 win at the Edith Sanford Girls’ Basketball Classic at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls. Tahia Mitzel led the Riders wtih 16 points and Peyton Stolle added 10. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Late Moorhead Run Stops Lincoln At Edith Sanford Classic

Patriots Fall 78-71

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  The Moorhead Spuds finished their game with the Lincoln Patriots on a 17-6 run to win 78-71 at the Sanford Pentagon in the Edith Sanford Classic on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls. Moorhead got 29 points from Brooke Tonsfeldt and 26 from Sam Haiby. Anna Brecht paced Lincoln with 25 points.  Sydney Rosinsky added 20 and…

Western Christian Edges O’Gorman At Edith Sanford Classic

Wolfpack Beat Knights 56-53

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Western Christian Wolfpack won a 56-53 thriller over the O’Gorman Knights at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday in Sioux Falls at the Edith Sanford Girls’ Basketball Classic. Western Christian’s Ashtyn Verbeek scored a game high 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.  Erika Feenstra added 16 points and Karsyn Winterfeld scored 15.  O’Gorman got nine…