Nicole Griffith

Dells Boy Returns Home After Brain Tumor Treatment

DELL RAPIDS, S.D. — A brain tumor turned a Dell Rapids family’s life upside down a couple months ago. After weeks of treatment, the Gerlach’s are back home. “It was seven weeks,” says Derek Gerlach. That’s how long 10-year-old Derek Gerlach has been away from home. “To be home it brings me a new strength,” says Derek Gerlach. This week the…

DWU’s Jason Christensen Back On The Bench

MITCHELL, S.D. — Jason Christensen’s been at the helm of the Dakota Wesleyan Women’s Basketball team for 9 years. He’s fresh off his best season that included a national title. However, a health concern this season put his coaching career on pause.   Head Coach Jason Christensen is the winningest coach in DWU women’s basketball history. However his greatest battle came…

HIGHLIGHTS: USD’s Late Rally Surges Yotes Past Fort Wayne

  VERMILLION, S.D. – A 16-4 run to close the game carried the South Dakota men’s basketball team to an 87-73 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne Sunday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   Sophomore Stanley Umude hit a jump shot to give USD a 73-69 advantage with 4:49 to play to spark the run that handed the Mastodons…

SOUND: Daum Gets Back into Rhythm Dropping 37 Pts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum led the way with 37 points to help the Jackrabbit men’s basketball program roll past Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon, 84-65. Playing in front of 3,680 fans at Frost Arena for the 27th annual Lamb Bonanza, SDSU improved to 14-6 and 3-1 in the Summit League with the victory. Daum paced all scorers with…

HIGHLIGHTS: Goodbary’s Triple Double Lifts Chargers in Heritage Classic

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sioux Falls Christian highlighting the Sanford Pentagon Heritage Classic Saturday. The Chargers are 2nd in the Class ‘A’. Click on the video box to see highlights of Mitchell Goodbary’s triple double! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Chargers, Heritage Classic, Sanford Pentagon Heritage Classic, Sioux Falls Christian

HIGHLIGHTS: Augustana Splits Doubleheader with Winona St.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Coming off a nearly 30-point win on Friday night, the Augustana women’s basketball  completed their home sweep with a 75-65 win over Winona State on Saturday. The Vikings improve to 16-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Warriors drop to 7-7 (5-5 NSIC).   Augustana was led by a career-high performance from Lynsey Prosser. The senior dropped…

HIGHLIGHTS: Daum 37 Pts, Selland’s 19 Pts Push Jacks Past Oral Roberts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum led the way with 37 points to help the Jackrabbit men’s basketball program roll past Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon, 84-65. Playing in front of 3,680 fans at Frost Arena for the 27th annual Lamb Bonanza, SDSU improved to 14-6 and 3-1 in the Summit League with the victory. Daum paced all scorers with…

HIGHLIGHTS: Coyotes Remain Perfect at Home

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota sophomore center Hannah Sjerven notched her second-straight 20-point game to pace the Coyotes in a 69-51 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The Coyotes (15-3, 3-1 Summit) have won all seven home games this season and improve their record to 37-3 inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   “Today…

HIGHLIGHTS: Herd Roll by Omaha

Sioux Falls, SD—Jami Krannila tallied a goal and an assist while Jaxson Stauber stopped 18 of 19 shots in goal as the Sioux Falls Stampede topped the Omaha Lancers 4-1 before 5,980 fans at the PREMIER Center Friday night. The Herd improved to 18-9-3 on the season and are tied for fourth place in the Western Conference with Sioux City…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augie Sweeps Upper Iowa in Doubleheader

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Ignited by a strong start, including holding Upper Iowa to just one point in the opening quarter, the Augustana women’s basketball team ran past Upper Iowa 79-45. In the win, the Vikings  improve to 15-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Peacocks drop to 3-14 (0-9 NSIC). Making her first collegiate start Vishe’ Rabb poured in  a showout performance, dropping a…