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Scoreboard Thursday, March 29th

Scoreboard Thursday, March 29th

Scoreboard Thursday, March 29th NHL Wild 5, Dallas 2  *Granlund 20th, Zucker 31st American League Baltimore 3, Twins 2 (11) *Grossman 2-run single in 9th College Baseball Augustana 10, Bemidji State 1 *Blank 10 K’s/Johnson 4 hits Augustana 8, Bemidji State 1 *Baier 2 HR’s/Johnson 3 hits/Flattery 11 K’s St. Cloud State 10, USF 5 *Rehwaldt HR St. Cloud State…

St. Cloud Out-Homers Northern at Ronken

St. Cloud Out-Homers Northern at Ronken

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Northern State University baseball team dropped a conference double-header against St. Cloud State 7-1 and 20-8 on Wednesday. With the losses, the Wolves drop to 7-10 overall and 2-6 in NSIC play. The Wolves threatened in the first innings putting multiple runners on base but could not push a run across. St. Cloud scored four…

Plitzuweit Proud of Team’s Selfless Attitude

Plitzuweit Proud of Team's Selfless Attitude

VERMILLION, SD… The USD women’s basketball team lost Sunday night to TCU 79-71 in the 4th round of the WNIT. But no-one is prouder of the team than head coach Dawn Plitzuweit who saw her team go unbeaten in 14 Summit League games only to lose in the conference tournament title game to SDSU. But just like 2 years ago,…

Scoreboard Wednesday, March 28th

Scoreboard Wednesday, March 28th

Scoreboard Wednesday, March 28th NBA Timberwolves 126, Atlanta 114 *Towns 56 points/15 rebounds College Baseball Augustana 4, Upper Iowa 0 *Tyler Mitzel 4-hitter, 8 K’s Augustana 13, Upper Iowa 3 *Barth, Barry 3 RBI’s St. Cloud 7, Northern 1 *Jack Schmidt RBI St. Cloud 20, Northern 8 *Lucas Lorenz 3-run HR Northwestern 4, Dordt 3 (9) *Callahan 2-run HR Northwestern…

Bice, Larson Return to Pentagon for MMA Fights

Bice, Larson Return to Pentagon for MMA Fights

SIOUX FALLS, SD… MMA fights return to the Sanford Pentagon Friday, April 20th. Promoter Dave Martin has brought in a great combination of national and local talent in the past and this time will be more of the same when LFA 37 comes to town. Winner native and Augie wrestler Sid Bice has a title fight and Sioux Falls native…

Sundance Wicks Leaves Northern For Missouri Western

Sundance Wicks Leaves Northern For Missouri Western

Aberdeen, S.D. – Northern State Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Sundance Wicks, has accepted the head coaching position at Missouri Western State University. Wicks spent the past two seasons with the Wolves, in his second coaching stint at NSU. “A great and well-earned career move for Coach Wicks, who will be sorely missed on campus, but always a part of…

Jarvis Hits Dramatic Walk-off HR for USF

Jarvis Hits Dramatic Walk-off HR for USF

SIOUX FALLS – Brent Jarvis hit a walk-off home run to lead the University of Sioux Falls Baseball Team (4-16, 4-6 NSIC) to a dramatic win in game one and a split of a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader with Southwest Minnesota State (7-11, 2-6 NSIC) on Tuesday at Ronken Field. SMSU took game two, 8-7, holding off a late…

Bono Leaves Behind Healthy Wrestling Program

Bono Leaves Behind Healthy Wrestling Program

BROOKINGS, SD… It was Saturday morning when Chris Bono met with his SDSU wrestlers to let them know he’d accepted a similar position with the Badgers of Wisconsin. Who could have imagined he would have taken the program to such a high level in the 6 years he spent in Brookings, especially when you consider where it was when he…

Doty Honored as NAIA Coach of the Year

Doty Honored as NAIA Coach of the Year

KANSAS CITY, MO – After guiding the Graceland University men’s basketball program to their first-ever NAIA DI Men’s Basketball Championship title, head coach Craig Doty was named the NAIA National Coach of the Year. Entering the 2017-18 season, the Yellowjackets were unranked. Under Doty’s guidance, the Yellowjackets finished the year with a 29-10 overall record, winning its last 11 straight games, 12 of its…

Scoreboard Tuesday, March 27th

Scoreboard Tuesday, March 27th

Scoreboard Tuesday, March 27th NHL Nashville 2, Wild 1 (Shootout) *Staal 40th goal Men’s Golf Desert Invitational (Final Round) 903-Victoria (BC) 951-Northwestern 961-Menlo 971-William Jessup 232-Isaac Knock (NW) 7th 240-Colton Kooima (NW) 19th 243-Evan Schuler (NW) 29th College Baseball USF 2, SMSU 1 (11 innings) *Jarvis walkoff HR SMSU 8, USF 7 *Heichel 5 RBI’s DWU 5, Mount Marty 2…

Herbster Knows Program In Great Place Because of Smith

Herbster Knows Program In Great Place Because of Smith

VERMILLION, SD… Coyotes faithful were certainly disappointed with the news that Men’s Basketball Coach Craig Smith was leaving after just 4 years for Utah State. But Athletic Director David Herbster knows the program is in a much better place because of Smith and the new facilities where the team plays. As a result, it makes the job far more desirable….

Motzko Named Gopher Hockey Coach

Motzko Named Gopher Hockey Coach

MINNEAPOLIS – University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced that he has hired Bob Motzko as the new head coach of the Gopher Men’s Hockey program, pending Board of Regents approval of the agreement. Motzko, a Minnesota native and an assistant coach for the two most recent Gopher national championship teams, has spent the past 13 years building St. Cloud State…

Miles, Gottsleben Honored by Drake Relays

Miles, Gottsleben Honored by Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa—Longtime South Dakota track and field coach Dave Gottsleben, along with Olympic bronze medalist and Coyote alumnus Derek Miles will be inducted to the Drake Relays Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 26. Miles will join the Drake Relays Athletes Hall of Fame while Gottsleben will be inducted to the Drake Relays Coaches Hall of Fame. Gottsleben retired…

Kloth Makes Another National Team

Kloth Makes Another National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– Creighton volleyball’s Taryn Kloth is one of 12 women on U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Team China Tour (CNT-China) roster which is comprised of current collegiate players who will train and compete in China from May 20-31. Last season, Kloth was part of the CNT-Minneapolis delegation that USA Volleyball sent to Minnesota. Creighton’s Jaali Winters and Brittney Witt also made U.S. Collegiate National Teams during…