High School Sports

January Ends With Dunks & Buzzer Beating Drama!

Look Back At A Wild Week In College and Prep Hoops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The final weekend of basketball in January was wild with dunks and buzzer beating drama, likely giving us a taste of what’s probably to come as March Madness draws near! In college, Northern State rallied from 19 down at Sioux Falls, winning when Mack Arvidson drained this three with about a second left to secure an 86-84…

Sioux Falls Christian Holds Off Chamberlain

Chargers Win At Home 74-67

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Koln Oppold scored 21 points to lead the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers past the previously 10-1 Chamberlain Cubs 74-67 in boys’ prep basketball action on Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Chamberlain Cubs, High School Basketball, Sioux Falls Christian Chargers

Huron Wins Battle Of The Tigers At Harrisburg

Huron Gets Road Win 67-55

HARRISBURG, S.D.  —  Huron’s Tigers proved to be king of the jungle on Saturday night in Harrisburg. The visiting Huron Tigers beat the Harrisburg Tigers 67-55 in boys’ prep basketball action on Saturday night.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Harrisburg Tigers, High School Basketball, Huron Tigers

Kropuenske’s Miracle Shot Give Beresford Win At West Central

3/4 Court Shot The Difference In 66-63 Win

BERESFORD, S.D.  —  It was going to take something wild happening for Beresford and West Central to not go to overtime after the Trojans tied the game at 63. Then Tyler Kropuenske happened. His 3/4 court shot as time expired gave the host Watchdogs a wild 66-63 win on Friday night.  Click on the video viewer to watch the wild…

Mors And Yankton Tame Tigers

8th Grader Scores 23 In Road Win At Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, S.D.  —  8th grade sensation Matthew Mors’ big dunk and game high 23 points led the Yankton Bucks to a 63-53 win at Harrisburg in boys’ prep basketball on Friday night. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys’ High School Basketball, Harrisburg Tigers, Yankton Bucks

Sioux Falls Christian Charges To Win At Dakota Valley

Defending State A Champs Roll 77-59

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Chargers Chargers rolled to a big road win, 77-59, at Dakota Valley in boys’ high school basketball action on Friday night in North Sioux City. Gavin Schipper and Will Garnaas each led the Chargers with 14 points.  Dakota Valley’s Robert Rosenquist led all scorers with 24 points. Click on the video viewer…

Roosevelt Upends Washington

Riders Win In Warriors Gym 53-42

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Roosevelt stunned third ranked Washington 53-42 on Friday night in girls’ high school basketball action in Sioux Falls. Roosevelt’s Tatum Kooima led all scorers with 15 points while teammates Tahia Mitzel and Peyton Stolle each added 11.  Kelsi Kearney was the Warriors’ lone double figure scorer with 10 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights!…

Lincoln Girls Rally At O’Gorman

Patriots Win 55-51

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–  Down 11 at half the Lincoln Patriot girls’ basketball team rallied to win at O’Gorman 55-51 on Friday night in Sioux Falls. Anna Brecht led all scorers with 18 points while teammate Brooke Brown scored 15.  Emma Ronsiak led O’Gorman with 13 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top…

Vermillion’s Williams Reaches Another Milestone

Cooper Williams Passes 1,000 Career Points

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Despite watching their team suffer just it’s second loss of the season to Dell Rapids 72-60 last night, Vermillion Tanager boys’ basketball fans had plenty to cheer for thanks to one senior standout. Entering the game with 999 career points, senior point guard Cooper Williams easily surpassed the 1,000 point mark with nine first quarter points. The…

Dell Rapids And Lincoln Boys Win

Quarriers win at Vermillion, Lincoln downs Washington

The Quarriers of Dell Rapids got 27 points and 20 rebounds from Jeffrey Schuch as they picked up a big win at Vermillion 72-60. A.J. Plitzuweit had 32 as the Tanagers lost for just the 2nd time in 13 games. In boys “AA” basketball, the Lincoln Patriots rallied past Washington on their home floor 73-63   Categories: High School Sports,…

Lennox Edges Madison In Girls Hoops

Orioles improve to 12-1 with thrilling win over Madison

  The only blemish on of the Lennox girls basketball record this year came at Tri-Valley where the Mustangs hit a dramatic 3 to win 52-51. Monday night the Orioles improved to 12-1, but not without a a huge challenge from Madison as they prevailed 54-52. Madysen Vlastuin led Lennox with 18 points and Rianna Fillipi added a dozen. The…

Hanson Classic Highlights

Boy's Basketball Takes Over The Corn Palace

Platte 45, Hanson 43 White River 61, Parkston 39 Tri-Valley 57, Winner 42 Chester 66, Wolsey-Wessington 56 Tea 71, Roncalli 53 Corsica-Stickney 48, Langford Area 40 St. Thomas More 70, Sioux Valley 69 Bridgewater-Emery 46, Warner 39 Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys’ High School Basketball, Hanson Classic

Lynx Boys, Warrior Girls Win Thrillers

Brandon Valley rallies past Lincoln, Washington girls edge Watertown

  The Lincoln boys built a 48-32 in the 3rd quarter against #4 Brandon Valley Thursday night. But the Lynx went on a 29-5 run to end the game and win by a 61-53 score at the Patriots gym. At the Washington gym, Kelsi Kearney scored 15 points and Taylor VanderVelde 12 as the Warriors edged Watertown in a tight…

Crofton’s Losing A National Finalist

Aaron Losing a finalist for national award

  Crofton, NE girls basketball coach Aaron Losing knows something about winning. His Warriors have won 5 straight state titles and 8 championships overall during his time as head coach. His career record is now 322 wins and only 44 losses. Losing is a finalist for National H.S. Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports…

Tuesday’s Hoops Recap

TV wins thriller, Brandon Valley sweeps and Vermillion boys stay perfect

  The 3rd-ranked Lennox Orioles went into Tr-Valley Tuesday night with a 10-0 record. They left with their first loss, 52-51 on a buzzer beat by the Mustangs’ Mia Miller. Taylor Will led the Mustangs with 20 points. In Brandon, the Lynx swept Huron 69-24 in the girls game to improve to 9-2 (ranked #2) and 62-52 in the boys…

Freshman Shines In Narrow Loss For Lake Preston

Ashlyn DeKnikker scores 30 for Lake Preston, but Divers edged by Elkton/LB...Colman-Egan rolls

  Freshman Ashlyn DeKnickker scored 30 points and rallied Lake Preston into the lead with a 3rd quarter buzzer beater. But Elkton/Lake Benton took control in the 4th quarter and went on to win the DVC Tournament game 58-52. Callie Otkin led the way for the lady Elks with 20 points at Colman. In the final game of the night,…

Selland Nominated For McDonald’s Game

3 South Dakota Standouts nominated for McDonald's All-American Game

3 South Dakota girls basketball stadnouts were nominated for the 16h McDonald’s girls All Star game on March 29th in Chicago. Overall, 720 players from 45 states were nominated from which the final rosters (48 players girls/boys) were selected last night. Myah Selland of Sanborn Central/Woonsocket helped her team stay unbeaten with an impressive showing Saturday at the Hanson Classic…

HANSON CLASSIC: St. Thomas More Tops Ethan In Nightcap

Cavaliers Win 53-51

MITCHELL, S.D. —  The final game of a thrilling 34th Hanson Girls’ Basketball Classic was just as good as most of the day’s action, with St. Thomas More edging Ethan 53-51 on Saturday night in Mitchell.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Ethan Rustlers, Girls’ High School Basketball, St. Thomas…