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Dell Rapids Wins Region 2-B

Dell Rapids Wins Region 2-B

DELL RAPIDS…Dell Rapids advanced to the State “B” baseball tournament Tuesday night by winning the 2-B title game 10-1 over Deuel/Castlewood/Hamlin. Keegan Miller scored twice in the second inning when the home team scored 8 times and took a commanding lead. They also beat Sioux Valley 10-0 earlier in the semifinals. DCH eliminated O-R-R 3-1 in the other seminfinal game…

Jacks Playing Best Ball At Right Time

Jacks Playing Best Ball At Right Time

BROOKINGS, S.D. – For the eighth time in nine seasons, and the fifth in a row, the South Dakota State University baseball team will vie for a postseason title at the Summit League Baseball Championship. The Jackrabbits enter the four-day tournament as the No. 3 seed and will meet second-seeded North Dakota State at noon Wednesday in the opening round…

Adams is Big Ten Player of the Year

Adams is Big Ten Player of the Year

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — University of Iowa junior Jake Adams has been voted as the unanimous Big Ten Player of the Year, it was announced Tuesday by the league office. Adams was also named unanimous first-team All-Big Ten, while senior Mason McCoy (shortstop), juniors Tyler Cropley (catcher) and Nick Gallagher (starting pitcher), and sophomore Robert Neustrom (outfield) garnered second-team honors.  Senior Corbin…

Scoreboard Tuesday, May 23rd

Scoreboard Tuesday, May 23rd

Scoreboard Tuesday, May 23rd American League Twins 2, Baltimore 0 *Santana 2-hitter American Association Saints 8, Canaries 3 *Birds 6 errors! H.S. Baseball Region Championships 4-A Brookings vs. Watertown *Ppd. to Wednesday @ 6:00 1-B Vermillion 9, Bon Homme 4 2-B Semi’s Dell Rapids 10, Sioux Valley 0 D/C/H  3, O-R-R 1 Championship Dell Rapids 10, D/C/H 1 3-B Semi’s Lennox 3, SF Christian 2…

Hoekstra’s Slam Powers Roosevelt to State

Hoekstra's Slam Powers Roosevelt to State

VALLEY SPRINGS…The Roosevelt baseball team was on the verge of not making it to the State “A” tournament this weekend despite a perfect 30-0 record Monday night in Valley Springs. Nick Hoekstra made sure that didn’t happen with a dramatic 1-out grand slam in the bottom of the 7th for a walkoff 7-4 Riders victory. Afterwards we heard from the…

Riders and Lynx Advance to State “A” Baseball Tournament

Riders and Lynx Advance to State "A" Baseball Tournament

SIOUX FALLS and VALLEY SPRINGS… The Brandon Valley Lynx got great pitching Monday as they beat Washington 1-0 and then Harrisburg 5-2 in Region 1-A to advance to the State “A” Baseball Tournament. Roosevelt also beat O’Gorman 3-1 in Valley Springs to make the 2-A title game against Mitchell. The Kernels rolled into the title game with an 8-1 win…

Scoreboard Monday, May 22nd

Scoreboard Monday, May 22nd

Scoreboard Monday, May 22nd American League Twins 14, Baltimore 7 *Twins 21 hits, 12-5 on road! American Association Saints 12, Canaries 5 Girls Golf Dakota XII Conference 1st-Canton              365 2nd-Vermillion      366 3rd-SF Christian    366 4th-Lennox              369 Individual 79-Kate Wynja (SFC) 82-Kyleigh Moran (V) 84-Kennedy Fossum (C)…

Matt Johnson’s Big Bat Bolsters SDSU

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BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Though Matt Johnson and teammate Newt Johnson aren’t related, SDSU has had plenty of fun penciling them into lineup cards. “Johnson and Johnson company!  But yeah, even our coaches have played along with it.  On the lineup, when they write Johnson and Johnson they put the and sign right in between.”  SDSU Senior Matt Johnson says. Opposing…

Canaries Rally Past Sioux City For Walkoff Opening Day Win

Jacobs Single Gives Sioux Falls 6-5 Win In Ten Innings

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries battled back from an early three run deficit on Sunday afternoon to defeat the Sioux City Explorers in extra innings by the final score of 6-5 at Sioux Falls Stadium.   For the third time in as many games, the Canaries found themselves trailing early. The X’s struck for two runs in…

Chasing Improvement More Important Than Chasing Records To Gable Sieperda

Central Lyon Junior Has A Big Week At State Track

DES MOINES, IA —  Central Lyon’s Gable Sieperda broke a record at the Iowa State Track and Field meet that’s been around for nearly twice as long as he’s been alive. The Junior nearly swept the distance races, winning the 800 yesterday and setting a state record in the 3200 on Thursday with a winning time of 9:30.15.  That broke…

Patriots Stake Claim As Greatest Tennis Team In State History

Lincoln Claims State Record 15th Team Championship

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Yesterday Kaleb Dobbs told us that his Lincoln tennis team was the greatest in state history. That’s saying quite a lot since the Patriot tennis program won it’s state leading 15th team championship. Yet it’s kinda hard to argue with him. The Patriots completed a perfect 23-0 season by easily winning their 4th straight team title…

Jacks Show Fight In Bishop’s First Year

SDSU Enters Summit Tournament On Eight Game Win Streak

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Rob Bishop’s first year as head coach of the South Dakota State baseball program didn’t go exactly as planned. Yet his Jackrabbits go into this week’s Summit League Tournament as the hottest team in it. SDSU went 25-22 overall and 18-10 in the Summit during Bishop’s first season.  This despite top pitchers Landon Busch and Ryan Froom…