Author: Nicole Griffith

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Opening Night Connects Life Long Friends

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Opening Night Connects Life Long Friends

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Tonight is the much anticipated opening night for Star Wars:The Last Jedi. Episode 8 of the Star Wars saga is expected to break box office opening night records. Local fans already have their tickets and are lining up at theaters including Ben Foley of Sioux Falls and his friend Mike Chavo of Texas. Mike surprised Ben by…

#4 Lincoln Girls Hungry for State

#4 Lincoln Girls Hungry for State

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —The Lincoln Girls Basketball team opened up a new season with a win last night over South Sioux City. This season is the first time in six years the Patriots haven’t had the services of one of the Brecht sisters. All-time leading scorer Anna Brecht graduated and is at Wisconsin-Green Bay. Older sister Ellie is entering her…

SDSU, Nebraska to Play 3 Times Through 2028

SDSU, Nebraska to Play 3 Times Through 2028

LINCOLN, N.E. — South Dakota State and Nebraska have reached an agreement for the two schools to play three times in football over the next decade. The first of the three games is scheduled for Sept. 12, 2020. Other games are contracted for Aug. 31, 2024, and Sept. 9, 2028. All three games are slated to be played at Memorial Stadium…

Greenway Among SD Sports Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees

South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Two longtime professional athletes, the winningest football coach in state history, and one of the best female basketball players the state ever produced headline the inductees into the 2018 South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. Sixteen individuals will be enshrined, including six from the “legends” category. Tickets for the banquet, which will be held in Sioux Falls…

SOUND FCS SEMIFINALS: SDSU & JMU Head Coaches Preview

SOUND FCS SEMIFINALS: SDSU & JMU Head Coaches Preview

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The South Dakota State football team is only two wins away from a national title. This weekend the #6th ranked Jacks must face top ranked James Madison the defending national champions. The Jacks are riding a 7 game win streak and are not lacking any confidence after winning their first ever quarterfinal game 56-14 over New Hampshire…

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — SCORES FOR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — SCORES FOR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — SCORES FOR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH, 2017 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL South Dakota St. 99, North Dakota 63 Briar Cliff 94, Presentation College 82 BOYS BASKETBALL    Avon 50, Corsica/Stickney 38   Brookings 56, Huron 53   Canton 79, Garretson 62   Chamberlain 63, Gregory 24   Chester 72, Howard 41   Clark/Willow Lake 63, DeSmet 38   Dakota Valley…

SDSU Men Cruise Past Fighting Hawks 99-63

SDSU Men Cruise Past Fighting Hawks 99-63

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State stomped North Dakota Tuesday night, rolling to a 99-63 win in front of 1,874 fans at Frost Arena behind double figure scoring efforts from four Jackrabbits. The Jackrabbits moved to 9-4 on the season while shooting nearly 60 percent, finishing 33-for-56 (58.9 percent) from the field with 28 made free throws. Mike Daum led all…

SDSU’s Goedert, USD’s Streveler Named to AP FCS All-American Team

SDSU's Goedert, USD's Streveler Named to AP FCS All-American Team

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The AP FCS All-American team was announced Tuesday. SDSU’S tight end Dallas Goedert earned first team honors. Goedert, team captain, holds an SDSU single-season record with 92 receptions and ranks 8th in career receiving yards with nearly 2,000 yards. USD’S QB Chris Streveler also tabbed first place honors. Streveler, A Walter Payton award finalist- finished the season…

Lincoln Boys Crush South Sioux City 74-25

Lincoln Boys Crush South Sioux City 74-25

SIOUX CITY, I.A. — The Lincoln boys are sitting at #2 Class AA, and the Patriots were in Sioux City tonight. South Sioux City was just out-manned as Sioux Falls Lincoln beats South Sioux 74 25. Click the video box above for highlights. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys High School, Lincoln High School

Lincoln Girls Hold Off South Sioux City 65-62

Lincoln Girls Hold Off South Sioux City 65-62

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Lincoln girls didn’t even make state last year but are ranked 4th in Class AA. The Patriots faced off against #1 South Sioux City tonight. The Patriots go on and get the win 65-62. Click the video box above for highlights. Categories: Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Girls’ High School Basketball, Lincoln Patriots

Roosevelt Upsets Washington in 63-62 Thriller

Roosevelt Upsets Washington in 63-62 Thriller

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Warriors are ranked 5th in Class AA and this match up was exciting as Roosevelt lead 41-22 at the half. Click the video box above to see highlights from the 63-62 thriller. Categories: Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, Roosevelt Rough Riders, Washington Warriors

Madison Bulldogs Get Early Lead and Defeat Tri-Valley 70-49

Madison Bulldogs Get Early Lead and Defeat Tri-Valley 70-49

MADISON, S.D. — The Madison boys are ranked 2nd in Class A, and they hosted Tri-Valley tonight. Click the video box above to see highlights from Madison’s 70-49 win over Tri-Valley. Aaron Fiegen, Josh Giles and Jaxon Janke all having big nights. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Boy’s Basketball, Madison Bulldogs, Tri-Valley Mustangs

December-February Peak Flu Season Months

December-February Peak Flu Season Months

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The flu season is among us as December through February are peak illness months. This season has already seen record outbreaks nationwide but how does South Dakota measure up? “Here in Sioux Falls we have not seen a ton of flu yet. It definitely looks like it’s going to be coming,” says Dr. Whittington. That’s Sanford Pediatrician…