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Focused & Prepared Jackrabbit Wrestlers Head To Tulsa For Big 12 Championships

Finals On Sunday

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Tournament time starts tomorrow for South Dakota State wrestling at the Big 12 Championships. Though coach Chris Bono will tell you it began a long time ago. The tournament begin tomorrow in Tulsa with the finals to be televised on Sunday by Fox Sports Net.  State goes in off it’s best season in the Division One era,…

Being Counted Out Fuels Coyote Men

Summit League Regular Season Champs Open Tourney Tomorrow

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  We are less than 24 hours away from the start of the Summit League Tournament which, you’d think, top men’s seed South Dakota would be favored to win.  USD opens tomorrow at 6 against Western Illinois. Of course nobody picked the Coyotes to be in this position at the start of the season.  The team picked 7th…

Big Crowd Could Give Jackrabbits A Big Edge At Summit Tournament

New Coach Recognizes Impact Of SDSU Fans

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The defending Summit League Men’s Basketball Tournament Champion South Dakota State Jackrabbits wait till Sunday to begin their title defense against Denver.  State comes in on a roll with the player of the year Mike Daum. And they also know they’ll have likely the biggest crowds behind them, something even first year coach TJ Otzelberger recognizes could…

Sioux Center Wins 3A Semifinal

Warriors take perfect record into Saturday's 3-A title game

Hannah Dykshorn led the way with 24 points as the Sioux Center girls rolled past Cherokee 81-56 in the 3-A semi-finals Thursday night in Des Moines. The Warriors shot 47 percent as they cruised to their 26th straight win. Jessica Harald had 17, Lexi Toering 14 and Jordyn Van Maanen 10 in the victory.

Madison & Sioux Falls Christian Cruise Into Sweet 16

Bulldogs and Chargers Get Decisive Region 3A Semifinal Wins

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Pushed for a while, both Madison and Sioux Falls Christian pulled away for decisive Region 3A Semifinal wins to advance to the Boy’s State A Sweet 16 on Thursday night at the Elmen Center in Sioux Falls. Madison got a game-high 29 points from Aaron Fiegen and 14 more from Riley Janke to break open a…

Titans With A “Sweet” Win Over Canton In 4A

Tea Wins Region Semifinal 71-55

TEA, S.D.  —  Despite a game-high 30 points by Canton’s Alex DeJong, the balance of Tea prevailed in a 71-55 victory over  Canton in Region 4A Boy’s Basketball Semifinal play on Thursday night in Tea. Ethan Friedel scored 20 to lead the Titans into the Class A Sweet 16 where they will face Little Wound on Tuesday.  Time and location…

Harrisburg And O’Gorman Girls Win AA District Titles

Top-ranked Tigers defend home court, Knights upset Roosevelt to make State AA Tournament

The Harrisburg Tigers built a 16-3 lead after one quarter and withstood a furious rally by Brandon Valley to beat the Lynx 50-44 advancing to the State AA Tournament. Sydney Halling paced the way with 19 points. And the O’Gorman Knights trailed at halftime at Roosevelt but rallied to take the 2-AA title 50-38. The losers of those games can…

Scoreboard Thursday, March 2nd

Scoreboard Thursday, March 2nd

Scoreboard Thursday, March 2nd NHL Columbus 1, Wild 0 Girls Basketball Iowa State Semifinals Class 2-A Western Christian 71, Iowa City Regina 49 *Ashtyn Vanbeek 31 points/Wolfpack 24-2 Class 3-A Sioux Center 81, Cherokee 56 *Hannah Dykshorn 24 points/Warriors 26-0 BOYS’ BASKETBALL Region 1A Regional Final Aberdeen Roncalli 62, Groton Area 36 Sisseton 51, Milbank Area 44 Region 2A Regional…

Summit Tourney Preview

SDSU and USD teams ready for biggest stage at Summit League Tournament

The Summit League Tournament has become an incredible event for area college basketball fans. The women’s tournament has been so successful attendance-wise that it led to Sioux Falls hosting a Sweet 16 Tournament last year. For most of these players, it’s the biggest crowd they will ever play in front of. But for both USD and SDSU teams, they would…

USD’s Craig Smith Is Summit League Coach Of The Year

Postseason Honors For Coyote Men's & Women's Basketball

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  In advance of the Summit League Tournament beginning in two days on Saturday at the PREMIER Center, the Summit League’ s postseason honors were announced.  Below are the honorees for the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the University of South Dakota. MEN South Dakota men’s basketball has two first-team all-Summit League picks, three of the…

SDSU Daum Wins Summit League Player Of The Year

Jackrabbit Conference Honors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  In advance of the Summit League Tournament beginning in two days on Saturday at the PREMIER Center, the Summit League’ s postseason honors were announced.  Below are the honorees for the men’s and women’s basketball teams of South Dakota State University MEN South Dakota State’s Mike Daum was named The Summit League Men’s Basketball Player of…

Luverne Kruse’s To State Hockey Tourney

Luverne beats Marshall in 1-A Section 3 Championship

St. Peter, MN…The Luverne hockey team lost in the 1-A Section 3 title game last year in overtime and also lost their star player Jaxon Nelson to the Stampede with 2 years of high school hockey left. Apparently they have recovered because Wednesday night they beat Marshall in this year’s title game 5-1 advancing to the Minnesota State Tournament in…