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

35th annual Lewis brings Carson and other top pro's back to Sioux Falls



Bookmark and Share

The temperatures outside are frigid. But inside the Sioux Falls YMCA, there will be plenty of heat.

Rocky Carson says, "This is our job.  We understand it, this is how we make a living and when we get on the court it's time to battle.

The 35th annual Lewis Racquetball Pro-Am brings nearly 125 players to Sioux Falls for an annual event with fanfare beyond compare.

Carson says, "The crowds here really appreciate us.  The fans, we really appreciate them as well."

Jack Huczek, who recently retired from the professional circuit, says Sioux Falls is the place to be this weekend.

Huczek says, "I mean we really get treated first class here.  First class service all week and it's a huge part of why we come.  Great sponsors and great people."

It's the longest running tournament in the United States, in part because of a big purse.

Carson says, "Lewis Drug, giving us an opportunity to walk away with some funding for the weekend and stuff really makes it a good week for us pros and really allows us to do it for a living."

It also has a little bit of South Dakota chill.

Huczek says, "I think that's what gives this tournament character.  Coming here, where you got to be bundled up and wonder if it's going to be 20 below with a blizzard or whatever, makes it more fun inside the courts and makes more people want to come inside and watch us play."
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

USD Women set school record for points  story with video

VERMILLION, S. D. – The South Dakota women's ...

Balanced attack leads SDSU over Arkansas/Little Rock  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D. —Freshman Ellie Thompson (Chaska, Minn ...

Marshall, Jacks win in OT

LOGAN, Utah – George Marshall scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in his ...

Bos hits game-winner for Coyotes  story with video  Dec. 18

Weber enjoying first job as a head coach  Dec. 18

Johnston knows tough schedule will help  story with video  Dec. 18

St. Pierre gets 3rd All-American award  story with video  Dec. 18

Nagy excited to have Marshall  story with video  Dec. 18

KDLT Sports Stories
     

Massage Therapist Reacts To Prostitution Arrest  story with video

It was a little over a week ago that an employee at ...

Sioux Falls Stampede Honor Longtime Fan  story with video

Over the years, Max Honke has collected a drawer full of ...

SFPD Looking For Casino Robbery Suspects

Sioux Falls Police have released pictures of two ...

Teen Allegedly Holds Girlfriend Against Her Will  Dec. 18

Vigil Held To Remember Dalton Williams  story with video  Dec. 18

Grain Elevator Collapses In Egan  Dec. 18

SDN To Buy Sioux Valley Wireless  Dec. 18

O'Gorman Students Help Moms In Need  Dec. 19

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top