KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Drive to Win: Josh Angulo, SF Flyers

Bookmark and Share

As a wide receiver and defensive back, Josh Angulo helped the Roosevelt Rough Riders win a state championship on the gridiron this fall. Now, as a defenseman for the Sioux Falls Flyers, the goal remains the same.

"Just like the football season," Angulo says, "We expected to be there at the end and I expect to be there at the end now and hopefully we can get there as a team and do it together."

Angulo's teams rely heavily on him, but not entirely because of his athletic prowess.

"Josh is obviously a good all around athlete," Flyers Coach Bruce Abels says, "But I think the thing that kinda surprises me a little bit is he's very even keeled and he's a good leader which is something that obviously you need from your captain."

"I just try to do what I can for the team and help the team." Angulo says.

Whatever the case, he has a big inflluence on how his team plays and his success in football looks to be carrying over to the ice.

"I think Josh has a lot of inner confidence to begin with and he doesn't outwardly show it sometimes," Abels says, "But I think coming off that state championship he's in that mode of wanting to win and I think that drive and determination comes across to his teammates, especially in practice."

"I just want us to be there at the end and win a state title," Angulo says, "That's really the only goal I have."

So what sport is he better at? Football or hockey?

"It's hard for me to say," Abels says, "I think he's a good athlete at both. He's an excellent, excellent hockey player and I've only seen him play a few football games, but from my perspective I think he's a good hockey player."

"I'm not sure," Angulo says, "You might have to just show up and tell me."

The Flyers are currently 11-3 on the year.

Follow KDLT Sports at @KDLTSports and KDLT Weekend Sports Anchor Kolbe Nelson at @KolbeNelson for opinions, links, and updates on Twitter. And don't forget to check out the KDLT Sports Facebook Page
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
Athlete of the Week Archive

Quarterback Conundrum At SDSU, USD  story with video

Quarterback is the most important position on the football ...

Valencia Sparked Canaries In 2014  story with video

Off the field, Sioux Falls Canaries outfielder Chris Valencia works as an ...

Canaries Shutout To End Dismal Season  story with video

FARGO, ND - Unable to figure out Jake Laber of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (43-56), the ...

Ruwe Ruins RedHawks  story with video  Aug. 31

Oregon Coach Praises USD & Hurt Quarterback  story with video  Aug. 31

Gridiron Greatness: August 31st, 2014  story with video  Aug. 31

Lujan Takes Jacks Reigns After Sumner Injury  story with video  Aug. 31

Kevin Earl Hurt In Coyotes Loss At Oregon  story with video  Aug. 31

KDLT Sports Stories

Retailer Encouraged By Pheasant Numbers  story with video

Last week, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks ...

Fallen Kite Leads To Missouri River Search

Authorities say a report of an object that fell from the sky ...

Labor Day Celebration Parade Attracts Many  story with video

Hundreds of people set up camp Monday morning on the streets ...

Police Searching For Motel Shooting Suspect  Sep. 1

Workers Spraying Missouri River Sandbars   Sep. 1

Augie Works To Be A Good Neighbor   story with video  Sep. 1

Wild Water West's Season Ends With A Splash   Sep. 1

Move-In Day At The University Of Sioux Falls  Sep. 1

KDLT News Archive
Back To Top