High School Sports

Giles & Huneke Win All-Around Gymnastics Titles

State Gymnastics Concludes

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  For the 5th straight year, Madison’s Jenni Giles is the Class A All-Around State Gymnastics Champion. Giles won the floor (9.525) and vault (9.300) to score a 36.875 overall.  It was good enough to hold off Deuel’s Morgan Kwasniewski who took hom the beam (9.475) and bars championships (9.150). In AA, Rapid City Stevens’ Jordyn Huneke won…

DWU CLASSIC-Top Ranked Bridgewater-Emery Defeats 2nd Ranked Corsica-Stickney

Huskies Pull Away 70-50

MITCHELL, S.D. —  In a battle of the top ranked teams in Class B, Bridgewater-Emery remained unbeaten thanks to a big fourth quarter.  The Huskies outscored Corsica-Stickney 20-9 in the final frame to pull away for a 70-50 win at the DWU Culvers Classic in Mitchell on Saturday night in boys prep basketball action. Jamin Arend of Bridgewater-Emery led all…

DWU CLASSIC-White River Edges Sully Buttes

White River Wins 50-47

MITCHELL, S.D. —  White River won a 50-47 thriller over Sully Buttes at the DWU Culvers Classic on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell in boys’ prep basketball action. Camren Folkers led White River with 15 points and 11 rebounds while Jadice Morrison added 14 points.  Sully Buttes Lincoln Jordre led all scorers with 24 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. Click…

DWU CLASSIC: Chargers Charge Past Roncalli

Sioux Falls Christian Wins 86-52

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  A 35 point second quarter helped Sioux Falls Christian blow out Aberdeen Roncalli 86-52 at the DWU Culvers Classic on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell in boys’ prep basketball action. Lee Vande Kamp led the Chargers with 17 points.  DeJay Fykstra added 15, Koln Oppold had 13, Gavin Schipper had 11 and Lincoln Unruh had 10. Gus Reede…

DWU CLASSIC: Dell Rapids & Rentz Beat Buzzer And Cavaliers!

Quarriers Win 53-51 Thriller

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  Carson Rentz hit a three at the buzzer to give Dell Rapids a 53-51 win over St. Thomas More at the DWU Culvers Classic in Mitchell on Saturday afternoon in boys’ prep basketball action. Jeffrey Schuch and Austin Ellingson each led Dells with 10 points a piece. The Cavs Jake Satter led all scorers with 12 points….

Augie, Aberdeen Central Win In Wrestling

Vikes down Dragons, Eagles double up on Tigers

The Augustana wrestlers didn’t have to make a dramatic comeback to win their match Friday night at the Elmen Center. They dominated the visiting Moorhead State Dragons 32-9 and will face Mankato on Saturday. As for the Golden Eagles of Aberdeen Central, Daymon Steuck and Victor Padilla got early pins and they went on to beat Huron 48-24 at the…

Madison Wins 20th State Gymnastics Title

Bulldogs win 20th gymnastics title in 23 years

The Madison gymnastics team is used to winning state titles. They set a national record by winning 16 straight and Friday they made it 20 in 23 years scoring 139.825 points which was more than 2 points ahead of runner-up Deuel with 136.65. Jenni Giles won the floor, vault and balance beam while also taking the all-around with 37.375 points…

Watertown Wins “AA” Gymnastics Title

Morris leads Arrows to State "AA" gymnastics team title

7th grader Myah Morris had a big day Friday, winning the beam and the all-around (38.325) to lead Watertown to the State “AA” gymnastics title in Aberdeen. For the victorious Arrows who had 146.65 points, it was their first team title since 2011, snapping a streak of three straight for the Mitchell Kernels who finished 2nd with 145.675 points. Morris…

Thursday HS Basketball Recap

Western Christian rallies at SFC, OG and Roosevelt split at Pentagon

The Wolfpack from Western Christian trailed 39-31 at half-time at SF Christian Thursday night. But they showed why they are the top-ranked team in Class 2-A in Iowa by roaring back to win  79-68 as Jesse Jansma led the way with 25 points. At the Sanford Pentagon the top-ranked O’Gorman boys got 14 from Matt Cartwright and beat winless Roosevelt…

Team Effort Saves & Makes Mitchell Gymnastics A Dynasty

Kernels Have Won Last Three AA State Titles

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  Before seeing Mitchell gymnastics, you’ll probably hear from their faithful following. “It means a lot to me that everyone’s here supporting us and just helping us and wanting us to do our best.”  Mitchell Sophomore Maria Krall says. That support not only lifts the gymnasts, eight years ago, it saved the entire program. “We had won two…

Rosinsky’s Incredible Quarter For Lincoln

Sydney Rosinksy simply couldn't miss for an 8 minute stretch Tuesday night

It was about as impressive a quarter as any high school player will ever experience. Lincoln’s Sydney Rosinsky nailed a 3-pointer at the half-time buzzer for Lincoln Tuesday night to give her Patriots a 29-28 lead over Washington at half-time. She then proceeded to pour in 6 more 3-pointers in the 3rd quarter when her team scored 30 points and…

Chester And M-V-P Win In Boys Hoops

Titans win at Dells and Chester rallies past Canistota Tuesday

In a pair of excellent boys high school basketball games Tuesday night, the Chester Flyers trailed Canistota 16-11 after 1 quarter but roared back to beat the Hawks 80-51. Jesse Kreutzfeldt led the way with 21 points and Devin Eppard had 17. Jordan Lee had 18 points for Canistota. And in Class “A” at Dell Rapids, the Titans of Mount…

Rosinsky Paces Pats Past Warriors

Lincoln's huge 3rd quarter sinks Washington as Rosinsky hits (7) 3's

The Washington Warriors  led Lincoln 28-26 in the final seconds of the half when Sydney Rosinsky beat the buzzer for 3. She then poured in 6 more 3’s in the 3rd quarter when the Patriots scored an amazing 30 points and pulled away to win 71-53 to sweep the season series. Rosinsky led the way with 25 points and Anna…

Watertown A Favorite At State Gymnastics

Watertown A Favorite At State Gymnastics

The State Gymnastics meet is Friday and Saturday in Aberdeen. Madison led by Jenni Giles looks to add another “A” title and in class “AA” Mitchell head coach Audra Rew says the Watertown Arrows look really strong heading into the biggest meet of the year. And they are led by 7th-grader Myah Morris who dominated the ESD meet last week…

BW/Emery Remains Only Unbeaten In Boys BB

Huskies improve to 15-0 with win at Canton

The boys basketball team from Bridgewater/Emery is now the only unbeaten boys team left in South Dakota after Monday night’s 76-54 win at Canton. The home team was down by just 1 after a quarter, but a 21-10 run to close the half was the difference. Cole Gassman and Sawyer Schultz each scored 18 for the Huskies who improved to…

Yankton’s Steffensen Excelling For New Team

Yankton’s Steffensen Excelling For New Team

Payton Steffensen has the demeanor…. “She has tremendous discipline. She knows basically how to get it done and she handles pressure very well.” Yankton Gymnastics Coach Justin Olson says. …And passion to be gymnastics royalty. “I started gymnastics when I was two years old. My mom called me the “Beam Queen” ever since I was little.” Payton says. Seeking her…

Brookings Shuts Out Sioux Falls East

Rangers Improve to 10-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Brookings Rangers improved to 10-0 on the season with a 2-0 shutout win at Sioux Falls East in boys’ high school action on Sunday afternoon at the Scheels IcePlex in Sioux Falls. Brandin Heesch tallied the lone goal of the first period and Jordan Vlaminck added another goal in the second.  Goalie Tristian Hokenson stopped…

DAKOTA XII CLASSIC-Top Ranked Madison Outlasts 5th Ranked Dell Rapids

Bulldogs Win 77-68

VERMILLION, S.D. —  In the feature game of the Dakota XII Boys’ Basketball Classic the top-ranked Madison Bulldogs defeated 5th ranked Dell Rapids 77-68 at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Saturday afternoon. Marcus VandenBosch led the Bulldogs with 18 points.  Aaron Fiegen and Jadon Janke each scored 13 and Riley Janke put in 12. Mason Schmidt led the Quarriers…

DAKOTA XII CLASSIC: Sioux Falls Christian Crushes Vermillion Again

Chargers Win 84-56

VERMILLION, S.D. —  A little more than two weeks after winning by 20 at Vermillion, the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers were just as dominant in the rematch at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in the Dakota XII Boys’ Basketball Classic. The 4th ranked Chargers defeated the Tanagers 84-56 on Saturday afternoon behind 23 points from Koln Oppold.  DeJay Fykstra scored…

PENTAGON CLASSIC: Jaguars Maul Milbank

2nd Ranked Corsica-Stickney Cruises 67-30

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Corsica-Stickney, ranked 2nd in Class B, had no problem with Milbank at the Sanford Pentagon Classic, defeating the Bulldogs 67-30 in boys’ prep basketball action on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls. Clayton Menning led all scorers with 17 points.  Cordel Menning scored 15 and Kyle Menning added 13. Click on the video viewer for highlights!