Mark Ovenden

SDSU’s Seth Gross to Have Surgery

SDSU's Seth Gross to Have Surgery

BROOKINGS, SD… South Dakota State national champion wrestler Seth Gross took to twitter Thursday to make the announcement that he is having surgery, ending his season. He’ll have surgery next Wednesday to fix a vertebrae issue that started in high school and developed further into his collegiate career. Gross is the Jackrabbits only national champion since making the jump to…

Augustana Wrestlers Get Big Win over MSU-Moorhead

Augustana Wrestlers Get Big Win over MSU-Moorhead

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Ethan Cota started the night with an upset win at 125 lbs., and the Vikings never looked back in a 27-12 win over MSU Moorhead on Thursday in Northern Sun Conference wrestling action at the Elmen Center.Along with posting their 15th straight win over MSUM, including all 11 NSIC meetings, the win boosts the Vikings dual record to 2-1…

Coyote Men Lose Heartbreaker at Oral Roberts

Coyote Men Lose Heartbreaker at Oral Roberts

TULSA, OK… The South Dakota men trailed by as many as 15 points in the second half before mounting a serious comeback. Stanley Umude led the way with 21 points and Tyler Peterson had 20 as USD pulled to within 77-74 in the final second. Umude’s game-tying 3-point attempt hit the front iron and the Coyotes fell to 8-10 overall…

Lincoln Girls Win at BV, Brookings Boys at Washington

Lincoln Girls Win at BV, Brookings Boys at Washington

BRANDON and SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a good night to be a road team in high school basketball Morgan Hansen had 24 points as the Lincoln Patriots went to Brandon Valley and beat the #3 Lynx 51-43. And at the Washington gym, the Bobcats of Brookings out-lasted the home team 62-58 in a back and forth game. Jay Wilber…

Scoreboard Thursday, January 17th

Scoreboard Thursday, January 17th

Scoreboard Thursday, January 17th Men’s Basketball Oral Roberts 77, USD 74 *Umude 21 points College Wrestling Augustana 27, MSU-Moorhead 12 Doane 33, DWU 15 H.S. Wrestling MVPCS 59, Marion/Freeman 18 MVPCS 51, Flandreau 24 Beresford/Alc-Hudson 48, MVPCS 34 Beresford/AH 61, Flandreau 18 Beresford/AH 66, Marion/Freeman 15 Flandreau 36, Marion/Freeman 33 Girls Gymnastics 135.80-Yankiton 134.35-Madison 125.45-Huron *Ava Koller (Y) 34.15 NHL…

Jacks Get Dauminating Performance in Win at UND

Jacks Get Dauminating Performance in Win at UND

GRAND FORKS, ND — The Jackrabbit men’s basketball team won a slugfest on the road Wednesday night, claiming a 78-74 victory over North Dakota at the Betty Englestad Sioux Center. South Dakota State (15-6, 5-1 Summit League) shot 48.3 percent in the game and hit seven 3-pointers, using a 15-5 advantage in second-chance points to diminish the effect of 14…

Stampede Beat Fargo with Last Minute Goal by Ivanyuzhenkov

Stampede Beat Fargo with Last Minute Goal by Ivanyuzhenkov

Sioux Falls, SD—Artem Ivanyuzhenkov’s (Ivan-YOU-ZHEN-cough) power play goal with 52 seconds remaining in regulation lifted the Sioux Falls Stampede to a 3-2 victory over the Fargo Force Wednesday night at the PREMIER Center. The win was the Herd’s 20th of the season (20-9-3) and moved them within one point of third place Waterloo in the Western Conference. The Herd finished…

#3 Northwestern Women Knock Off #1 DWU 69-54

#3 Northwestern Women Knock Off #1 DWU 69-54

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – In a tight defensive contest, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dropped its’ first road game of the season to No. 3 Northwestern College, 69-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-five matchup Wednesday in the Bultman Center in Orange City, Iowa. Northwestern (18-2, 12-2 GPAC) began the game converting on two straight…

Skyforce Rally Past Iowa 133-122

Skyforce Rally Past Iowa 133-122

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Skyforce (19-10) won their fourth game in five tries with a 133-122 victory over Midwest Division opponent Iowa Wolves (9-18) on Wednesday evening at the Sanford Pentagon.  The Wolves got off to a hot start, as they sunk the Skyforce into a 25-5 hole late in the first quarter. Sioux Falls shot just…

Owens Likes His Stampede Team

Owens Likes His Stampede Team

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Stampede have been surging since the beginning of December and they took the ice Wednesday night against Fargo in 4th place in the division and playiong great hockey, especially at home. Head coach Scott Owens really likes how hard his team plays which has led to several nice come-from-behind victories. Categories: Sioux Falls Stampede-imported, Sports, Sports…

USF’s Gabe Watson is Region Offensive Player of the Year

USF's Gabe Watson is Region Offensive Player of the Year

BROOKFIELD, Ill. – Gabriel Watson of the University of Sioux Falls Football Team has been named the Don Hansen All-Super Region Four Offensive Player of the Year and among four Cougars named all-region, according to an announcement today (Jan. 15) by the Don Hansen Committee.  Watson, who was also named to the first team offense, was honored with three others…

Christensen Talks About Strength of GPAC

Christensen Talks About Strength of GPAC

MITCHELL, SD… Wednesday night features a great match-up in Orange City between #1 DWU and #3 Northwestern in women’s basketball. But that’s nothing new for the GPAC. Twice the nation’s premier conference has sent all four teams to the NAIA semi-finals in Sioux City. And as evidenced by this game, the league is once again very strong. So why is…

Scoreboard Wednesday, January 16th

Scoreboard Wednesday, January 16th

Scoreboard Wednesday, January 16th USHL Stampede 3, Fargo 2 *Ivanyuzhenkov goal with :52 left! G-League Skyforce 133, Iowa 122 *Weber 28 points, Force 19-10 Men’s Basketball SDSU 78, UND 74 *Daum 34 pts./20 reb. (44th double/double) Northwestern 80, DWU 77 (OT) *Hoglund 27 points Dordt 95, Mount Marty 64 *Henrickson 19 points Women’s Basketball #3 Northwestern 69, #1 DWU 54…

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

SIOUX FALLS & HARRISBURG, SD… Tuesday night featured several big games in high school basketball. On the boys side, 2nd-ranked Yankton took an early lead at O’Gorman as sophomore sensation Matthew Mors led both teams with 28 points. But the Knights rallied to take the lead in the 4th quarter on a Luke Ronsiek bucket and he followed that up…