High School Sports

Watertown, Roosevelt, Brookings & Madison Rack Up Wins In Region 1A

Arrows Take Team Title

HARTFORD, S.D.  —  Watertown took the Region 1A Team Championship with Brookings, Roosevelt and Madison all putting up strong showings. Click on the video viewer for highlights! H.S. Wrestling Region 1A Championship Team Standings 1.  Watertown (223) 2.  Brookings (150) 3.  Roosevelt (135.5) 4.  Madison (114) 5.  West Central (97) Individual Results 106 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Riley…

Top-Ranked Harrisburg Edges Pierre Behind Ugofsky

Tigers outscore Governors as Jeniah Ugofsky paced the way for the #1 team in "AA"

The Harrisburg Tigers picked up a big win Friday night on their home floor. The top-ranked team in Girls “AA” beat Pierre 63-54 behind Jeniah Ugofsky’s 23 points. Sammie Slaughter had 15 points, 8 rebounds, 6 steals and 5 blocks. Emily Mikkelsen paced Pierre with 16 points. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Girls Basketball, Harrisburg Tigers,…

Vermillion Dominant At Madison

Hot-shooting Tanagers win big at #1 Madison

The Vermillion Tanagers had their shooting eyes Thursday night in Madison as they dominated the top-ranked Bulldogs 74-53. A 25-8 second quarter put the game out of reach at halftime as Jay Drake’s team led by 21 points. AJ Plitzuwet with 27 and Cooper Williams with 25 led Vermillion (15-3) and Mason Leighton and Aaron Fiegen each had 18 for…

Parker Girls Impressive Against Tea Area

MaKenzie Dean leads Pheasants past Titans

  The Parker girls basketball team finished off an impressive regular season with a 65-43 win over Tea Area Thursday night. MaKenzie Dean paced the Pheasants with 19 points and Karlee McKinney had 17 for Tea Area. Parker finishes the regular season with a 16-5 record. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Girls Basketball, Parker Pheasants, Tea…

TEAM EZ: Emmett Zorr’s Fight Inspires The Tigers & Their Town

Harrisburg Rallies Around Five-Year Old Fighting Cancer

HARRISBURG, S.D.  —  6’5” junior Ace Zorr is Harrisburg’s trump card. “I’m thinking hey alright!  We got a big guy that can play basketball and his name is Ace!”  Harrisburg Boys’ Basketball Coach Scott Langerock says. “I don’t really get a nickname because my name is a nickname!”  Ace says. Their wild card is his half-brother, five year old Emmett….

Pipestone Girls, Brookings Boys Victorious In Hoops

Arrows improve to 22-1, Bobcats impressive against BV

Both the Pipestone and Lennox girls came into Tuesday night’s match-up with just one loss. And it appeared that Lennox was going to leave the Arrows gym with it’s 18th win in 19 games. But Pipestone went on a 23-7  run to finish the game and win 76-67 in overtime to improve to 22-1. In Brookings Brennan Carlson had 13…

Career Night For Centerville’s Brown

James Brown scores 25 Monday night

Monday night in Centerville proved to be a memorable night for all involved when the Tornadoes hosted top-ranked BW/Emery in boys basketball. The Huskies won the game 80-45 to remain the state’s only unbeaten team in all 3 classes. But the highlight of the night came from a player on the home team. Special needs student James Brown got the…

Watertown’s Morris Explodes On Scene As 7th Grader

Morris has stellar season as 7th grader for Watertown Arrows

In her first television interview, Myah Morris is short on words. “What do you think is your biggest strength as a gymnast? I don’t know!” Morris says. It’s her performance in the gym that’s explosive. “She’s awesome! She’s awesome, I just love that little girl! She’s my favorite, she’s our baby, she’s our atomic bomb!” Watertown Senior Gymnast Allison Stadheim…

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…