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Coyotes Dunk Omaha

USD Wins Summit League Opener 86-69

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota made a strong opening statement to Summit League play with an 86-69, start-to-finish drubbing of Omaha Thursday inside Sanford Coyote Sports Center. It was the team’s largest margin of victory in a conference game in four seasons.   Trey Dickerson scored a season-high 17 points while Matt Mooney and Tyler Flack added 16 each as the Coyotes…

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

SULLY BUTTES REMAINS UNBEATEN

  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…

Scoreboard Thursday, December 29th

SCOREBOARD THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29TH

Scoreboard Thursday, December 29th H.S. Wrestling Floyd Farrand Invite-Day 1 Team Totals 1. Watertown         98 2. Sturgis                 94 3. Vermillion          84.5 4. Brookings           74 5. Harrisburg          72 Men’s Basketball Dakota State 78, Southeastern, FL 74 *Kyle Kilgore 23 pts. DWU 92, York 90 *Martin 26 pts./Tigers 13-3 USD 86. Omaha 69 *Coyotes now 10-6 Women’s Basketball Kansas Wesleyan 78, Dakota State 75…

Top-Ranked Sully Buttes Stays Unbeaten

CHARGERS IMPROVE TO 5-0 WITH WIN OVER WEST CENTRAL AT SWIFTEL CLASSIC

  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…

Jacks Home Win Streak Snapped By Bison

34 GAME HOME WIN STREAK ENDS FOR SDSU MEN

  BROOKINGS, SD—South Dakota State opened Summit League play with an 80-69 loss to North Dakota State as its 34-game home winning streak came to an end Wednesday evening at Frost Arena. SDSU (7-9, 0-1 Summit League) lead by 15 early in the second half but a charging NDSU (9-5, 1-0 Summit League) team used a cold spell to end…

SDSU Women Win Close Game In Fargo

JACKS BEAT BISON BEHIND GUEBERT, YOUNG

  FARGO, North Dakota-Sophomore Madison Guebert and senior Kerri Young led the South Dakota State women’s basketball team in a 69-66 win at North Dakota State Wednesday night in front of 1,107 fans at the Scheels Center. With the win, the Jackrabbits improved to 10-3 overall and 1-0 in The Summit League while North Dakota State falls to 2-12 and…

Coyote Women Improve to 12-2 Behind Allison Arens

USD NOW 12-2 AFTER BEATING DENVER 70-64

  VERMILLION, S.D.–It was the first taste of Summit League action for South Dakota head coach Dawn Plitzuweit, who earned her 200th career win as a head coach, as the Coyotes defeated Denver 70-64 Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The Coyotes (12-2, 1-0 Summit) were led by sophomore guard Allison Arens. Arens tallied her first career…

Scoreboard Wednesday, December 28th

SCOREBOARD WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28TH

Scoreboard Wednesday, December 28thdorf Women’s Basketball SDSU 69, NDSU 66 *Guebert 24/Young 20 pts. South Dakota 70, Denver 64 *A. Arens 28 pts./11 reb. Mt. Vernon-Nazarene 68, Mount Marty 45 Men’s Basketball NDSU 80, SDSU 69 *Daum 24 pts./34 home win streak snapped Northwestern 100, Waldorf 83 NBA Denver 105, Timberwolves 103 NBA D-League Skyforce 128, LA Defenders 125 *White…

Jacks Ready For Summit League Play

SDSU MEN HOST NDSU WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT FROST ARENA

  The SDSU men lost their final tune-up for the conference schedule at Wichita State last week, but head coach TJ Otzelberger pulled some positives from the loss. In particular the play of 5th-year senior point guard Michael Orris who scored 15 points and earned more playing time as the Jacks prepare to host NDSU Wednesday night at Frost Arena….