High School Sports

Kirkeby’s Masterpiece Earns Split for Brandon Valley Against Lincoln

Kirkeby's Masterpiece Earns Split for Brandon Valley Against Lincoln

BRANDON, SD… The Lincoln Patriots won the first game in Brandon Monday night 3-1 on a Presten Riddle 5-hitter. But Lynx ace Dylan Kirkeby made sure his team salvaged a split in the doubleheader when he twirled a brilliant 2-hitter, ending the game with his 14th strikeout! Dane Peyton had a 2-run single and Connor Knecht a 2-run double. But…

Freidel to Play at SDSU Instead of Wright State

Freidel to Play at SDSU Instead of Wright State

TEA, SD… One of the top players in South Dakota has decided to play Division One basketball in his home state instead of heading to Wright State and Scott Nagy. Tea Are’a Noah Freidel will instead play for Nagy’s old school and new head coach Eric Henderson. Freidel had a prolific high school career for the Titans, leading them to…

Christensen Retires as Winningest Volleyball Coach

Christensen Retires as Winningest Volleyball Coach

PARKER, SD…Jill Christensen, South Dakota’s all-time winningest volleyball coach, is retiring after 36 seasons as Parker head coach… She amassed 837 wins with 14 state tournament appearances and a Class B championship in 1990 when Parker was in a co-op with Marion. Jill also became the state’s all-time winningest coach for all team sports in 2015 when she passed Larry…

Lennox & Ace Brock Anderson Dominate Baltic In Season Opener

Orioles Win 8-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Brock Anderson threw five innings of one-hit shutout baseball and struck out six to lead the Lennox Oriole baseball team to an 8-0 win over Baltic on Sunday afternoon at Ronken Field in Sioux Falls in their season opener. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: Baltic Bulldogs, High School…

BORDER BATTLE BASEBALL-Lincoln Wins While Weather Stops Brandon Valley

South Dakota-North Dakota Prep Baseball Weekend

SIOUX FALLS & BRANDON, S.D.  —  Prep baseball teams from North Dakota and South Dakota converge on Sioux Falls this week for the Border Battle.  Click on the video viewer to see Friday night’s action featuring Lincoln’s 9-4 win over West Fargo and Brandon Valley’s weather shortened game against Sheyenne! Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: High School Baseball

2018-19 Winter Sports Plays Of The Year

Some Of The Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From The Winter Season!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though it certainly was a long and hard winter there were plenty of unforgettable moments, buzzer beaters, and drama to heat up gyms and arenas across the region.  Tonight we take a look back and salute some of the best sights, sounds and moments from the nights of the 2018-19 winter sports season!   Categories: College…

Good Day For Lincoln & Harrisburg At Outdoor Dan Lennon Invitational

Meet Moves Indoors Due To Construction At Dakota Dome

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The annual Dan Lennon Track & Field Invitational in Vermillion was forced outdoors to the Lillibride Track and Field Complex due to ongoing construction and renovations at the Dakota Dome.  Click on the video viewer for today’s highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Dan Lennon Invitational, High School Track & Field, SDHSAA

Jacob Prouty Pushed Himself & Clark/Willow Lake To New Heights

Karl's TV & Appliance Athlete of the Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Jacob Prouty always had someone pushing him on the basketball court. “Ever since I can remember I’ve been playing basketball. Dad always getting me to get to my next level, play as hard as I can. Same with my brother and my sister, always pushing me to be the best player I can be. I like…

Brian Allmendinger Stepping Down As Gregory Head Football Coach

Taking Assistant Position At Milbank To Be Closer To Family

GREGORY, S.D.  —  After 11 excellent years at Gregory, head coach Brian Allmendinger is stepping down to spend more time with family and take an assistant coaching job at Milbank High School. Allmendinger won 82 games and led the Gorillas to three state championships.  That included a run of 28 straight wins from 2016 through 2018 and consecutive 9AA titles. The…

South Dakota High School All-Star Games

Pentagon Hosts Top Prep Basketball Players

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sanford Pentagon played host to the 2019 South Dakota High School Basketball All-Star games.  Click on the video viewer to watch highlights from both the girls’ and boys’ games! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Basketball

Brandon Valley’s Girls Head Coach Basketball Steps Down

Mark Stadem steps down as Brandon Valley

BRANDON, SD—In a surprising turn of events, Brandon Valley head girls basketball coach Mark Stadem is going out on top. Ten days after winning the AA state championship, Stadem has stepped down. Stadem said “I decided that it’s been enough, everything with my family was planned around basketball and it just hit a tipping point where I went no more….

Jake Pettengill Resigns As Sioux Falls Christian Football Coach

Led Chargers To A Pair Of State Titles In Seven Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After engineering one of the most remarkable turnarounds in South Dakota prep football history, Jake Pettengill is stepping down as head coach at Sioux Falls Christian. Citing his desire to spend more time with family, Pettengill resigned today after seven mostly successful seasons with the Chargers.  After inheriting a program that had gone winless in the…

Lamer Carries on Family Tradition of Winning

Lamer Carries on Family Tradition of Winning

COLTON, SD…Caden Lamer won’t accept anything less than victory. “And everybody hates losing but he, I mean, it absolutely gets to him the most. So I think just his determination (makes him special).” Tri-Valley Wrestling Coach Mike Gibson says. But if there’s one time he really lost it at Tri-Valley, it was during an assembly to honor his remarkable career….

Flyers Complete Perfect Season With Championship Win Over Rushmore

Sioux Falls Takes Boys' Hockey State Title 4-1

FORT PIERRE, S.D.  —  One year ago today the Sioux Falls Flyers lost the boys’ state hockey championship game to Rushmore. They have yet to lose since then. The Flyers got their revenge, in the process capping off a 19-0-2 season, with a 4-1 victory over Rushmore in the State Championship Game in Fort Pierre on Sunday afternoon. Sioux Falls…

Clark/Willow Lake Finally Has Its State Basketball Championship

Special Team Helps Cyclones Break Through

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Clark/Willow Lake has never been short on talent and great boys basketball team. And after last night they aren’t short on something else. State championships! The Cyclones beat DeSmet 49-41 in the State B Championship last night to claim their first ever title.  With alums like Skyler Flatten the Cyclones have had chances before, most notably last…

Tea Sends Nine Seniors & Coach Out On High Note

Titans Win Second State A Boys' Basketball Title In Three Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Winning a state championship is nothing new to the Tea boys’ basketball team. Last night’s 68-57 win over Sioux Falls Christian is their second State A title in the last three years.  This one was more special since it was the final game for nine outgoing seniors as well as coach Chris Fechner, who is stepping…

Winner Adds Girls’ Basketball Championship To Packed Trophy Case

Warriors Claimed First Ever State A Basketball Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Even though the community of Winner is no stranger to state championships, last night they saw their first girls’ basketball championship as the Warriors beat West Central 60-53 to claim the State A crown. The Warrior football program has won seven state titles, four under current head coach Dan Aaker. Larry Aaker coaches the girls, and is…

STATE A BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP: Tea Pulls Away From Sioux Falls Christian

Titans Claim Second Title In Three Years With 68-57 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  With nine seniors and their coach, Chris Fechner, stepping down, the Tea Titans weren’t about to lose their final game. Down three at half the Titans stormed back to defeat Sioux Falls Christian 68-57 in the State A Boys’ Basketball Championship game on Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  It’s the second state title for the Titans…

STATE A GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP: Winner Beats West Central To Complete A Perfect Season

Warriors Win First State Title 60-53

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It was the perfect ending for the Winner Warriors girls’ basketball team. In a battle of unbeatens it was Winner using a big second half to pull away from West Central 60-53 in the State A Girls’ Basketball Championship on Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  It’s the first ever state title for the 24-0 Warriors. Gabriel…