Boys Basketball

Tea Area Has Depth and Experience

Tea Area Has Depth and Experience

TEA, SD… The Tea Area Titans have been ranked #1 in Class “A” all season for good reason. They have 2 of the top players in the state in Noah Freidel and Justin Hohn who will both play Division One college basketball… They have lost only one all year and that was to the top-ranked team in the country. They…

Jaros Has Done Patriotic Duty for Lincoln

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 played in the NBA.  For the Minneapolis Lakers. I learned that a couple of years ago, that’s pretty cool…” Almost as…

Dell Rapids and 7 Others Win SODAK 16 Games in Class A

Dell Rapids and 7 Others Win SODAK 16 Games in Class A

SIOUX FALLS, SD…  The Quarriers of Dell Rapids erupted for 43 points in the second half and broke open a one point game at the half against Parker in a Class “A” SODAK 16 game at the Roosevelt Gym. Trey Christensen’s 4th 3-pointer of the first half in the final minute gave the Pheasants a 15-14 lead. But the Quarriers…

BW/Emery and Viborg-Hurley Advance to State “B”

BW/Emery and Viborg-Hurley Advance to State "B"

MITCHELL, SD… The Huskies of Bridgewater/Emery and Cougars of Viborg-Hurley both advanced to the State “B” tournament in Aberdeen with SODAK 16 wins Tuesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Cougars needed a late 3-pointer from Chase Mason to beat Northwestern 55-52. And the Huskies beat Colome 58-45 to make the field of 8 next week. Categories: High…

White River Boys are #1 Seed in Class “B”

White River Boys are #1 Seed in Class "B"

WHITE RIVER, SD… Eldon Marshall is used to having excellent basketball teams at White River. Afterall, they made winning state “B” titles a habit during the Louie Krogman years. So how does this year’s team stack up. They are the top seed heading into the SODAK 16, with winners advancing to the state tournament in Aberdeen. For Marshall, he says…

Boyden Hull Advances to Iowa 2-A Semi-Finals

Boyden Hull Advances to Iowa 2-A Semi-Finals

DES MOINES, IA… The Comets of Boyden Hull improved to 23-2 Monday night with a 61-56 win over Iowa City Regina. Beau DeJongh led the way with 25 points and Keyton Moser had 11 and 7 rebounds. Boyden Hull will face S. Hamilton Jewell in the semi’s Wednesday after they ended Rock Valley’s season 73-61. Jaxon Rus had 18 points…

Tea Area Titans led by Dynamic Duo

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 smarter. I think I’m smarter for sure!” Tea Senior Justin Hohn says. The know their roles because they know each other…

Balanced Attack is a Strength for Arlington Boys Basketball Team

Balanced Attack is a Strength for Arlington Boys Basketball Team

ARLINGTON, SD… The Arlington boys basketball team is close to advancing to the State “B” tournament thanks to a very balanced attack. They take a 17-4 record into Friday night’s game, Head coach Mike Parry has enjoyed his team this year as they hope to extend their season further into the post season and the SODAK 16 with another win…

Nate Brecht Leads Lincoln Past Roosevelt in Regular Season Finale

Nate Brecht Leads Lincoln Past Roosevelt in Regular Season Finale

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The 2nd-ranked Lincoln Patriots finished up the regular season with a 17-2 record with a 58-52 win over Roosevelt Tuesday night. Nate Brecht led the Pats with 17 points, Tyler Feldkamp had 16 for the Rough Riders. 5th-ranked Roosevelt went 12-8 during the regular season. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys Basketball, Lincoln…

Lennox Boys Advance in Region 4-A

Lennox Boys Advance in Region 4-A

LENNOX, SD… The Lennox Orioles are the #2 seed in Region 4-A and they played like it Tuesday night, beating E-P-J 66-31 advancing to the semi-finals. Josh Arlt led the Orioles with 20 points as they improved to 16-5. Will Daugherty added 17 points. Riley Schmitz and Sam Aslesen each had 13 points for the Huskies. Categories: High School Sports,…

Lincoln Boys Rebound against Harrisburg

Lincoln Boys Rebound against Harrisburg

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The top-ranked Lincoln boys bounced back from Tuesday nig loss at O’Gorman on Friday night against Harrisburg. Nate Brecht had 20 points and Jared Jaros 19 in the 61-43 win over the Tigers. The patriots are now 16-2 on the season. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys Basketball, Harrisburg Tigers, Sioux Falls Lincoln…

O’Gorman Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Hoop Winners Thursday

O'Gorman Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Hoop Winners Thursday

SIOUX FALLS< SD… The O’Gorman boys followed up Tuesday’s impressive win over Lincoln with a 50-32 win at the Washington gym Thursday night. Zach Norton led the way with 14 points, Akoi Akoi had 13 and Jack Cartwight 12 for the Knights. Ganin Thompson had 14 for the Warriors. The 4th-ranked Harrisburg girls beat #3 Lincoln 61-51.  Jeniah Ugofsky led…

O’Gorman Boys and West Central Girls Both Winners Tuesday Night

O'Gorman Boys and West Central Girls Both Winners Tuesday Night

  SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights boys dominated the top-ranked Lincoln Patriots Tuesday night in the Knights gym 62-44. Luke Ronsiek led the way for Derek Robey’s team with 20 points. Jeremy Jones and Zach Norton who beat the half-time buzzer with a “3” each scored 10 in the first half as the Knights built a 35-17 lead and…

Arlington Boys Down DRSM in Battle of Cardinals

Arlington Boys Down DRSM in Battle of Cardinals

ARLINGTON, SD… The Arlington Cardinals hosted the Dell Rapids St. Marys Cardinals Monday in a make-up game. Both teams came in with 15-3 records and it did not disappoint. Connor Libis scored 11 of his game high 25 points in the first quarter as DRSM took an 18-8 lead. But Devon Heuer sparked the big second quarter for Arlington as…

SF Christian and Brandon Valley Victorious in Boys Hoops Thursday

SF Christian and Brandon Valley Victorious in Boys Hoops Thursday

SIOUX FALLS, SD… In two great boys high school basketball games Thursday night, the Brandon Valley Lynx and SF Christian Chargers emerged victorious. The Lynx went to Roosevelt and won a back and forth game 58-56. And the 2nd-ranked team in class “A” beat Harrisburg 65-61 as Mitch Goodbury led the way with 20 points for the Chargers. Categories: High…

Talcott, #3 Lynx Dominate Harrisburg in Boys Hoops

Talcott, #3 Lynx Dominate Harrisburg in Boys Hoops

BRANDON, SD… The 3rd-ranked Brandon Valley Lynx were on fire against a very good Harrisburg team Tuesday night on their home floor. In particular Evan Talcott who scored 15 of his team’s 17 points in the 1st quarter. He went on to score 23 points hitting 7 bombs from behind the arc. Brandon Valley went on to win 76-50 improving…

Viborg-Hurley and EPJ Split Hoops Doubleheader

Viborg-Hurley and EPJ Split Hoops Doubleheader

VIBORG, SD… Viborg-Hurley and EPJ split a basketball doubleheader Monday night in Viborg. The Cougar boys team moved into the top spot in the Class “B” poll earlier in the day and they ran into a very determined Huskies team. The Cougars jumped on top 9-0 behind Brodee Sherman… But EPJ rallied to take the lead by 3 in the…

Lincoln, OG and Yankton All Winners in Boys Hoops Tuesday

Lincoln, OG and Yankton All Winners in Boys Hoops Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Matthew Mors had another huge night for his 4th-ranked Yankton Bucks. He scored 37 points at the Washington Gym in a 69-54 win over the Warriors. The top-ranked Lincoln Patriots jumped out to a 9-0 lead over #2 Brandon Valley Tuesday night only to see the Lynx roar back to take a 21-14 lead. But Jared Jaros …

Viborg-Hurley Sweeps Exciting Doubleheader From Canistota

Viborg-Hurley Sweeps Exciting Doubleheader From Canistota

HURLEY, SD… The Cougars of Viborg-Hurley spent a doubleheader Monday night in Hurley from Canistota. But it wasn’t without a supreme effort from the Hawks. In the girls game the Hawks actually led by as many as 9 points in the second quarter as Jordan Engelbrecht scored 21 for  James Strang’s team. But the 11-4 Cougars finished the half with…

Halseth Feels His Unbeaten Patriots Can Get Better

Halseth Feels His Unbeaten Patriots Can Get Better

SIOUX FALLS, SD… It’s a scary thought for the rest of the state, but Lincoln boys basketball coach Jeff Halseth feels his team can get even better. The Patriots are unbeaten after 11 games, although they escaped a close call Thursday night with a 58-56 win over Brookings. Halseth knows that with success comes expectations. Saturday night they will take…