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Schank Wins Diving Title, USD Men Lead at Summit Swim and Dive Championships

Schank Wins Diving Title, USD Men Lead at Summit Swim and Dive Championships

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 2019 Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships presented by U.S. Air Force Special Operations began Wednesday night at the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. For the first time in two-years Denver will not leave the Championship with every swimming medal.   South Dakota senior Sarah Schank earned her first career Summit League Diving title…

Umude and Coyotes Roll Past Denver 72-45

Umude and Coyotes Roll Past Denver 72-45

VERMILLION, S.D. – A 23-5 run to close the first half, and a balanced scoring attack, propelled the South Dakota men’s basketball team to a 72-45 victory over Denver Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Sophomore Stanley Umude led the Coyotes with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds, his third double-double of the season. Junior Triston…

Jacks Women Dominate Fort Wayne 92-68

Jacks Women Dominate Fort Wayne 92-68

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball used four players scoring in double figures to record its 11th-straight win, a 92-68 Summit League victory over Purdue Fort Wayne Wednesday night at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits are now 21-6 and 13-1 in league play. Tagyn Larson, who made her first six field goals, led SDSU with 17 points, six rebounds and…

Scoreboard Wednesday, February 20th

Scoreboard Wednesday, February 20th

Scoreboard Wednesday, February 20th Summit League Swimming and Diving Women (3 events) 120 Denver 114 South Dakota 104 Omaha 77 SDSU *Sarah Schank (USD) wins 3M Dive *USD 2nd in 200 Medley Relay Men (2 events) 74 South Dakota 62 SDSU 62 W. Illinois 62 E. Illinois *USD wins 800 Free Relay Women’s Basketball SDSU 92, Fort Wayne 68 *Larson…

Christensen Knows Tough GPAC Has his DWU Tigers Ready

Christensen Knows Tough GPAC Has his DWU Tigers Ready

MITCHELL, SD… The post season starts Wednesday night for GPAC men and women and for the defending National NAIA champion Dakota Wesleyan Tigers, it means potentially another chance to play in that final game in Sioux City. Year after year the GPAC is the toughest conference in the country in women’s basketball and this year is no exception. The Tigers…

O’Gorman Boys and West Central Girls Both Winners Tuesday Night

O'Gorman Boys and West Central Girls Both Winners Tuesday Night

  SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights boys dominated the top-ranked Lincoln Patriots Tuesday night in the Knights gym 62-44. Luke Ronsiek led the way for Derek Robey’s team with 20 points. Jeremy Jones and Zach Norton who beat the half-time buzzer with a “3” each scored 10 in the first half as the Knights built a 35-17 lead and…

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 19th

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 19th

Scoreboard Tuesday, February 19th NHL Anaheim 4, Wild 0 Women’s Basketball North Star Post Season Presentation 79, Waldorf 71 Bellevue 65, Dakota State 49 *Saints advance to semi’s Saturday in Watertown H.S. Basketball Boys Aberdeen Central 60, Pierre 44 Custer 65, Hill City 45 Dakota Valley 78, Lennox 70 Dell Rapids 76, Canton 42 Faulkton 63, Edmunds Central 38 Harrisburg…

Johnston Knows Sunday Will Be Epic Game with USD

Johnston Knows Sunday Will Be Epic Game with USD

BROOKINGS, SD… First place in the Summit League will be at stake Sunday when the Jackrabbits host the 23rd-ranked Coyotes in women’s hoops at Frost Arena. Both teams have one loss in league place with USD winning the first game in Vermillion 105-98 in double overtime. Macy Miller hit a last second “3” to send the game to overtime and…

Plitzuweit Happy With Recognition for Summit League

Plitzuweit Happy With Recognition for Summit League

VERMILLION, SD… The USD women jumped up to 23rd in the Division One polls this week with a 23-3 record and they face a huge week with Denver Thursday (only Summit loss to Pioneers) and then the big showdown at Frost Arena Sunday with 1st place in the regular season at stake against SDSU. It certainly appears that this is…

Arlington Boys Down DRSM in Battle of Cardinals

Arlington Boys Down DRSM in Battle of Cardinals

ARLINGTON, SD… The Arlington Cardinals hosted the Dell Rapids St. Marys Cardinals Monday in a make-up game. Both teams came in with 15-3 records and it did not disappoint. Connor Libis scored 11 of his game high 25 points in the first quarter as DRSM took an 18-8 lead. But Devon Heuer sparked the big second quarter for Arlington as…

Ciara Duffy Carries on Family Tradition of Basketball Excellence

Ciara Duffy Carries on Family Tradition of Basketball Excellence

VERMILLION, SD…Ciara Duffy is a winner. In three years in Vermillion, the versatile forward has helped lead the Coyotes to more than 70 victories. “I kind of like getting to play a couple different positions. You know it keeps things interesting and it’s fun to be kind of able to fill whatever the team needs.” USD Junior Forward Ciara Duffy…