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Turmans Get Twin Golds For Pierre

Pierre twins halp lead Governors to 5th state wrestling title in 6 years

To answer the inevitable question, identical twins William and Lincoln Turman have switched identities. “Yeah we kind of switched class periods for a day!” Lincoln says. “One was in the room right next to mine, one was in my room. They both faked to go to the bathroom, they switched hooded sweatshirts and glasses and then came back and seen…

Harrisburg Girls Advance in District 2-AA

Tigers to play Lynx in 2-AA title game after beating Washington

The top-ranked Harrisburg Tigers got a 16 point, 7 rebound, 4 block effort from Sam Slaughter Monday night as they went on to beat Washington 65-56 in District 2-AA. Jeniah Ugofsky had 12 points and 10 rebounds as 4 Tigers were in double figures. Maham Shah had a game-high 18 for the Warriors and Taylor VanderVelde hit a buzzer-beating “3”…

Scoreboard Monday, February 27th

Scoreboard Monday, February 27th

Scoreboard Monday, February 27th Men’s Basketball NSIC Semifinals SMSU 97, Augustana 89 (2 OT’s) *Bruggeman, Busack 26 points Upper Iowa 63, MSU-Mankato 55 Women’s Basketball NSIC Semifinals USF 58, Wayne State 49 *Knecht 26 points Northern 69, Winona State 64 (OT) *Waytashek/Conrado 18 pts, Ristau 15 pts./14 reb. NHL Wild 5, Kings 4 *Overtime BOYS’ BASKETBALL District 2B Northwestern 52,…

Nora Marie Ovenden Born

Mark has another grad daughter!

  KDLT Sports Director Mark Ovenden (me) became a grandpa for the 8th time Monday morning. Nora Marie Ovenden entered the world at 9:57 weighing in at 8 pounds. Nick and Ali now have 2 girls… Harper was thrilled as you can see in this photo to have a younger sister.

NSIC TOURNAMENT-USF Women Return To Championship With Win Over Wayne

Cougars To Face Northern In Title Tilt After 58-49 Semifinal Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With stifling defense and a stellar game from senior center Sam Knecht, University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball battled to a 58-49 victory over Wayne State in the semifinals of the NSIC/Sanford Health Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Cougars improve to 22-7 on the season and will face the winner of Northern State and Winona State in…

NSIC TOURNAMENT-Northern State Outlasts Winona State In Overtime

Wolves Return To Championship Game With 69-64 Victory

Sioux Falls. S.D. – The Northern State women’s basketball team clinched a spot in the NSIC Finals with a 69-64 overtime victory over Winona State. After an 11-point loss to the Warriors earlier this season, the Wolves bounced back to pick up their 23rd win of the year in comeback fashion. With the loss, No. 5 seeded Winona State concluded…

NSIC TOURNAMENT: SMSU Pulls Away From Sioux Falls

Mustangs Move Into Semifinals With 79-68 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Ryan Bruggeman scored a career-high 34 points—becoming the first Southwest Minnesota State player to score 30 points in a game since 2004—to help lead the Mustangs to a 79-68 victory over the University of Sioux Falls in the quarterfinals of NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament at the Sanford Pentagon on Sunday night.   Bruggeman connected on 10 of…

NSIC TOURNAMENT: Augustana Crushes Northern State

Two-Time Defending Champs Roll Into Semifinals With 88-64 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Jordan Spencer scored a game-high 23 points to lead a group of four players in double-figures in an 88-64 win over Northern State (22-8) in the quarterfinals of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament on Sunday night. Augustana, the No. 3 seed out of the South Division, improves to 23-7 on the season and will now…

Defending 2A Champion Western Christian Returning To State

Rally Past Sioux Center 71-67 In Iowa Substate Final

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  The defending Iowa 2A State Boy’s Basketball Champions will have a chance to defend their crown. Behind 25 points from Ben Gesink the Western Christian Wolfpack rallied past Sioux Center 71-67 in the Iowa Substate Finals on Saturday night in Orange City.  Click on the video viewer for the highlights!

Scoreboard Sunday, February 26th

Scores for Sunday, February 26, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  SCORES FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH, 2017 Men’s College Basketball NSIC Tournament Quarterfinal SMSU 79, Sioux Falls 68 Augustana 88, Northern State 64 College Softball Illinois-Chicago 10, USD 2 SDSU 8, Alabama A&M 0 Jamestown 7, Dakota State 0 Viterbo 4, Presentation 0 Presentation 5, Viterbo 0 Dakota State 6, Jamestown 4 Women’s College Tennis UMKC 4,…

LIVE AT THE NSIC TOURNAMENT: Mark Ovenden With Northern State’s Paul Sather

Previewing Tonight's NSIC Tournament Action!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It’s an historic night in Sioux Falls at the NSIC Tournament where, for the first time, all four local division two teams men’s basketball are playing each other at the same time.  Sioux Falls and Southwest Minnesota State meet at 5:30 followed by Augustana and Northern State at 8. Sports Director Mark Ovenden talked live with…

Coyotes Go From Seventh To The Peak Of The Summit

USD Men First Regular Season League Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  In the Summit League preseason poll the USD men’s basketball team was picked to finish seventh out of nine teams. Now, they stand alone at the Summit as champions. Their 92-85 win at IUPUI last night coupled with North Dakota State’s loss at Omaha gave the Coyotes their first outright Summit League title in program history….

Sioux Falls East Rallies In Third To Top West

Flyers' East Boys Win 5-3

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Trailing 2-1 entering the third period, Sioux Falls East scored four times to defeat Sioux Falls West 5-3 in boy’s prep hockey action on Sunday afternoon in Sioux Falls. East’s Nate Mohr scored two goals including the eventual game winner in the third period and added an assist.  Ethan Ramsey doled out three assists. Keegan Anderson…

Scoreboard Saturday, February 25th

Scores For Saturday, February 25, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  KDLT SCOREBOARD FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH, 2017! NBA Houston 142, Timberwolves 130 NBA D-League Texas 145, Skyforce 129 USHL Lincoln 4, Stampede 2 IFL Storm 51, Cedar Rapids 26 Men’s College Basketball USD 92, IUPUI 85 (*USD Clinches Outright Summit League Regular Season Title) SDSU 88, Denver 64 GPAC Tournament Semifinals Northwestern 84, Dakota Wesleyan 65 NSAA…

10:00 KDLT Sportscast Saturday, February 25th

10 PM Sports For Saturday, February 25th, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Click on the top video viewer to watch the 10:00 PM KDLT Sportscast for Saturday, February 25th, 2017.  Due to a technical difficulty the State A wrestling championship highlights did not make air during the sportscast, instead airing after the subsequent break.  Watch those highlights in the second viewer.