Romano Thriving a Long Way From Home for Stampede

SIOUX FALLS, SD...Stampede's Anthony Romano is a long way from home. Romano, Stampede Center: "The adjustment is not really seeing that many people, you know the big skyscrapers and all that." Originally from Toronto, Canada. Romano saw US soil…

Vernon Has Been Dominant for Aberdeen Wings

ABERDEEN, SD....Matt Vernon is a presence between the pipes. You just wouldn't know it if you talked to him. Scott Langer, Aberdeen Wings Head Coach:"Matt's a real humble guy. He's truly athletic and he's got a lot of leadership..."…

Jaros Has Done Patriotic Duty for Lincoln

SIOUX FALLS, SD....Like many in South Dakota, Jared Jaros comes from a basketball family, with older brothers Adam and Ty previously playing at Lincoln. But there's one thing that makes his lineage unique. Jared Jaros, Lincoln Senior:"My great grandpa…

Tea Area Titans led by Dynamic Duo

TEA, SD...Justin Hohn and Noah Freidel are the dynamic duo of South Dakota prep basketball. "I would definitely take Batman. He knows I'm Batman, there's no discussion!" Tea Senior Noah Freidel says. "I'll take Robin because I think I'm…

Ethan's Darbi Gustafson Leads Northwestern to NAIA Tournament

ORANGE CITY, Ia- You don't want to get in senior post player, Darbi Gustafson's way when she gets the ball down low. Darbi Gustafson, Northwestern Senior (Ethan native) says: "Whether that's getting on the inside for offensive rebounds or running…

Morgan Kwasniewski is Deuel Threat for Cardinal Gymnastics

BROOKINGS, SD...It's hard to believe now when you watch Morgan Kwasniewski that she wasn't that coordinated growing up. "Honestly I couldn't really catch balls or anything when I was younger so I had to find a different sport!" Deuel…

Tevin King Rises & Inspires At SDSU

BROOKINGS, S.D.  --  Teammates all have one description of Tevin King. "Nothing's been given to him. He's a dog, he takes it. He takes what he wants and that's the approach he has every single day no matter outside…

Evans Has Been a Great Find for USF's Chris Johnson

SIOUX FALLS, SD...He's had plenty of practice with the introductions. "I remember when I was like two or three my mom would come down, I had a little basketball hoop downstairs, I'd be hiding behind a closet and she'd…

Vlastuin Carries on Family Tradition at Lennox

LENNOX, SD...Being a Lennox Oriole is in Madysen Vlastuin's blood. Madysen Vlastuin, Lennox Junior:"My two brothers and sister played at Lennox and my dad played. My mom was a cheerleader. I'm ten years younger from my closest sibling so…

Emma Ronsiek On A Fast Track From O'Gorman To Creighton

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  --  With parents who played in college, and younger sister Hannah and older brother Luke always ready to play, Emma Ronsiek got an early start in basketball. "Yeah I think there's a little bit (of sibling rivalry).…

Ryan Bruggeman has played big for SMSU Mustangs

MARSHALL, MN...Don't let the height, or hair, fool you. "I think you guys caught me at a bad time. I didn't get time to get a haircut in before the tournament so it gets a little puffy there!" SMSU…

Yankton's Super Sophomore Just Keeps Getting Better

YANKTON, SD... The buzz builds wherever Yankton goes. If the Bucks are in town, you have to see the Matthew Mors show. "Well first of all I don't blame them because I would do the same!" Yankton Head Basketball…

Christion Wraps up Brilliant Creer at SDSU

FARGO, ND...Taryn Christion, Roosevelt QB says:"I run and pass probably about 50-50 but I mean I look for the pass and if there's nothing there then I'll try and run it..." The combination of sprinters speed and arm strength…

Christian Rozeboom Brings The Boom For SDSU's Defense

BROOKINGS, S.D.  --  He's the man in the middle of everything at South Dakota State. In many ways Christian Rozeboom is used to that growing up in a football family where everyone went to Northwestern, with his dad and brother…

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