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DWU Women Lose In OT For GPAC Championship

Tigers lose heartbreaker for title but still qualify for NAIA Tournament

(Sioux City, Iowa) – – The second-ranked team in NAIA Division II made it a sweep of the regular season and 2017 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women’s Postseason Basketball Tournament, presented by Cypress Risk Management, defeating ninth-ranked Dakota Wesleyan, 78-77 in overtime. Philomena Lammers led the Bulldogs with 19 points and was one of three Concordia players in double figures…

Northwestern Men Roar Back To Win GPAC Championship

Red Raiders rally past Briar Cliff to win conference title

(Sioux City, Iowa) – Northwestern erased an early 17 point deficit and came back on the road to win the 2017 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Postseason Basketball Tournament, presented by Cypress Risk Management, defeating Briar Cliff 95-89 in Sioux City. Nathan Wedel led the Red Raiders with 23 points and was one of five Northwestern players in double…

SMSU Men Are Crowned Champs Of NSIC

Mustangs roll into Region Tournament with NSIC title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  Southwest Minnesota State used 20 points from both Joey Bartlett and Ryan Bruggeman to earn a 71-58 victory over Upper Iowa in the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament championship game on Tuesday night at the Sanford Pentagon SMSU, 26-5 overall, earns the NSIC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament held March 11-12, 14 at a site to be…

Northern Women Edge USF For NSIC Title

Wolves win NSIC title with another big comeback led by MVP Conrad

Sioux Falls, S.D. – In a back and forth defensive battle, the Northern State University women’s basketball team sealed a 55-52 victory in the NSIC Finals over reigning champions, the Sioux Falls Cougars. The title marks the second in three years for the Wolves who now qualify for the Central Region Tournament for the fourth-straight season. Jill Conrad was named…

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 28th

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 28th

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 28th NHL Wild 6, Winnipeg 5 Men’s Basketball NSIC Championship SMSU 71, Upper Iowa 58 *Ryan Bruggeman 20 pts. (MVP) GPAC Championship Northwestern 95, Briar Cliff 89 *Nathan Wedel 23 points Women’s Basketball NSIC Championship Northern 55, USF 52 *Jill Conrad 18 points (MVP) GPAC Championship Concordia 78, DWU 77 *Overtime BOYS’ BASKETBALL District 1AA Brookings 49,…

SMSU Beats Augie In 2 OT’s In NSIC Semi’s

Bruggeman's heroics lead Mustangs in to NSIC title game Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Southwest Minnesota State rallied from a 10-point deficit with less than three minutes remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime and then tied the game in overtime with one second remaining, before eventually earning a dramatic 97-89 double overtime victory over Augustana in the semifinals of the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament on Monday night at…

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…