High School Sports

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! Categories:…

O’Gorman Beats Roncalli For Derek Robey’s 200th Career Win

Knights Defeat Cavs 57-51

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  O’Gorman boys’ basketball coach Derek Robey won his 200th career game as the Knights defeated Aberdeen Roncalli 57-51 on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls. O’Gorman’s Matt Cartwright led all scorers wtih 24 points while Roncalli’s Braden Sommers scored 22. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys’…

Harrisburg Edges Pierre

Tigers Beat Visiting Govs 53-49

HARRISBURG, S.D.  —  Ace Zorr scored 14 points to help the host Harrisburg Tigers defeat Pierre 53-49 on Saturday afternoon in boys’ high school basketball action at Harrisburg. Brad Dean led the Govs with 21. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys’ High School Basketball, Harrisburg Tigers, Pierre Governors

DAKOTA XII CLASSIC: Tea Fights Off Elk Point-Jefferson

Titans Win 50-42

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Ethan Friedel scored 16 points and Kade Stearns added ten to lead the Tea Titans past Elk Point-Jefferson 50-42 in the Dakota XII Boys’ Basketball Classic at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Saturday afternoon in Vermillion. Presston Kollbaum scored 16 points to lead the Huskies. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports,…

Selland Hits 2,000 Career Points

SC/Woonsocket senior hits 2,000 points in career

It’s extremely rare that a South Dakota high school basketball player scores 2,000 points in their career. That’s exactly what Myah Selland did Thursday night for Sanborn Central/Woonsocket. The future Jackrabbit can do it all according to her head coach Tim McCain! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Girls Basketball, SC/Woonsocket, Selland

Watertown Wins ESD Gymnastics Behind Morris

Arrows, Myah Morris right on target in ESD Gymnastics

The state gymnastics meet is right around the corner and the Watertown Arrows go in with plenty of momentum after winning the ESD meet Thursday night in Yankton. 7th grader Myah Morris won 3 events and was the all-around champion with a score of 38.325. Yankton 9th grader Payton Steffensen was second with a 37.575. Watertown won the team event…

More local athletes sign at area colleges on Letter of Intent Day

More local athletes sign at area colleges on Letter of Intent Day

Here are more signings by area athletes on National Letter of Intent Day including O’Gorman’s Theresa Pujado who will play D-I soccer at Nebraska and Blaise Andries of Marshall who will play football at Minnesota. Dakota State Track/Field Josie Wolf-Chester Jacia Christiansen-Viborg/Hurley Mallory Aughenbaugh-James Valley Christian Dordt Women’s Basketball Katie Johnson-Roosevelt Mount Marty Volleyball Madelyn Simmons-Roosevelt Mikaela Ahrendt-Roosevelt MSU-Moorhead Football…

National Letter Of Intent Day

John Stiegelmeier and Bob Nielson talk about signing day

Wednesday was National Letter of Intent Day when high school athletes commit to the college of their choice to play their favorite sport. It’s hard work says John Stiegelmeier of SDSU, sometimes starting in their sophomore year. For USD’s Bob Nielson, he’s pleased with his recruiting class, espcially Lincoln Gibbs of Langford who could be a future leader of the…

Dells, OG and Yankton Boys All Win

Austin Ellingson's buzzer beater helps Quarriers improve to 10-2

The Quarriers of Dell Rapids won a big road game Tuesday night at Tea Area despite Ethan Freidel’s 32 points. Austin Ellingson hit a crazy shot at the quarter buzzer and Dells went on to win 76-62. At the O’Gorman gym the top-ranked Knights had no trouble with SC North 82-49. And it looked like Roosevelt might get it’s first…

Kocer Leads BV Past Washington Girls

Brandon Valley outlasts Washington girls 65-58

Danica Kocer had a game high 24 points and Trinity Law 21 as the #3 Brandon Valley Lynx improved to 13-2 with a 65-58 win over the #5 Washington Warriors. Washington had great balance and were led by Jada Cunningham’s 16 points. They had to play the top 2 teams on back to back nights, also falling at Harrisburg Monday…

Ethan Wins Big At SC/Woonsocket

Rustlers get big win at #2 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket

Tom Young’s Ethan Rustlers looked like the #1 team in girls “B” basketball Monday night. They played at #2 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket and handled the Hawks from the opening tip. Janae Gustafson hit a buzzer beater to finish the 1st quarter to make it 14-7 and Maddie Miller’s last second hoop before half grew the lead to 36-15. Myah Selland had…

Washington Boys, Harrisburg Girls Victorious

Warriors knock off #3 Lyn and top-ranked Harrisburg girls beat Washington

The Washington boys basketball team got 23 points from Angel Arroyo and went on to beat 3rd-ranked Brandon Valley Monday night on their home floor. It was a game that was postponed from last Tuesday’s storm. And in another game that was made up Monday night, the #1 Harrisburg girls fell behind Washington 10-3 as Taylor VanderVelde scored 19 points….

Williams Capping Great Career With Tanagers

Vermillion hopes to make first state tourney in 28 years behind Cooper Williams

  It’s something you don’t see in high school players. A.J. Pizuweit, Vermillion Junior: “He’s a very unselfish player. Sometimes I want him to shoot a little bit more than he should…” Early on at Vermillion High School it was clear Cooper Williams was a different breed. Jay Drake, Vermillion Coach:”From day one he came in as a freshman and…