Boys Basketball

Lincoln Girls Win at BV, Brookings Boys at Washington

Lincoln Girls Win at BV, Brookings Boys at Washington

BRANDON and SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a good night to be a road team in high school basketball Morgan Hansen had 24 points as the Lincoln Patriots went to Brandon Valley and beat the #3 Lynx 51-43. And at the Washington gym, the Bobcats of Brookings out-lasted the home team 62-58 in a back and forth game. Jay Wilber…

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

SIOUX FALLS & HARRISBURG, SD… Tuesday night featured several big games in high school basketball. On the boys side, 2nd-ranked Yankton took an early lead at O’Gorman as sophomore sensation Matthew Mors led both teams with 28 points. But the Knights rallied to take the lead in the 4th quarter on a Luke Ronsiek bucket and he followed that up…

Tea Titans Improve to 10-1 With Impressive Win Over Roncalli

Tea Titans Improve to 10-1 With Impressive Win Over Roncalli

  TEA, SD… The Tea Area Titans looked to improve to 10-1 Monday night when they hosted a very good Aberdeen Roncalli team that was sporting a 6-2 record. But it was all Titans led by their dynamic duo of Noah Freidel and Justin Hohn. They led by 12 at the half when Isaac Van Orman nailed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer….

Lennox Takes 2 at Vermillion

Lennox Takes 2 at Vermillion

VERMILLION, SD… The top-ranked Lennox Orioles edged #4 Vermillion in a great girls basketball game Thursday night 63-55 in Vermillion. Madysen Vlastuin led the Orioles with 19 points and Rianna Fillipi had 14. Lexi Plitzuweit led the Tanagers with 24 points. In the boys game, Lennox pulled away early and beat Vermillion 68-47 as Josh Arlt led the way with…

O’Gorman Defends Home Court Against Washington

O'Gorman Defends Home Court Against Washington

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights defended home court Thursday night in a basketball doubleheader. Emma Ronsiek poured in 18 as the top-ranked girls beat #5 Washington 53-24. And Akoi Akoi also scored 18 as the boys beats the Warriors 60-43. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, O’Gorman Knights, Washington Warriors

2nd-Ranked SFC Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Victorious

2nd-Ranked SFC Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Victorious

SIOUX FALLS & HARRISBURG, SD… It was a good night Tuesday for 2nd-ranked team in this week’s polls. The Sioux Falls Christian boys jumped out to a 15 point lead early and went on to beat Dell Rapids 72-62 as Gavin Schipper led a balanced attack with 18 points. The Chargers improved to 7-0. In girls hoops it was #2…

Olthoff Dunks, Lynx Sweep Riders in Hoops

Olthoff Dunks, Lynx Sweep Riders in Hoops

BRANDON & SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a good night to be a Lynx fan. The Brandon Valley boys got 18 points from Jackson Hilton and an impressive ally-opp dunk from Carter Olthoff in a 64-53 win over Roosevelt on their home floor. The Brandon Valley boys are ranked 5th in the newest Class “AA” pol. The Brandon Valley girls…

Norton’s Career Knight paces OG win over Watertown

Norton's Career Knight paces OG win over Watertown

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights played stifling defense in the second half against Watertown Thursday night holding the Arrows to 10 points and Zach Norton came off the bench for Derek Robey and had a career night with 25 points as OG beat the Arrows 59-29. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys Basketball, O’Gorman Knights,…

Top-Ranked Yankton Boys Defending “AA” Title

Top-Ranked Yankton Boys Defending "AA" Title

YANKTON, SD… The Yankton Bucks won the state basketball last March for the first time in 40 years led by then freshman Matthew Mors who averaged 24 ppg for the season. Matthew and his teammates are ranked #1 in Class “AA” after a 5-0 start, but they aren’t thinking about the pressures that go along with being defending champs. Regardless…

Yankton’s Super Sophomore Just Keeps Getting Better

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 Coach Chris Haynes says. “That’s really sweet and awesome but it’s all the hard work that I’ve done just being put…

BW Emery, Tea Area and Washington are winners in boys hoops Thursday

BW Emery, Tea Area and Washington are winners in boys hoops Thursday

TEA, HARTFORD, SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Tea Area Titans and BW/Emery Huskies took the floor Thursday as top-ranked teams. The Titans got 20 points form Noah Freidel and beat Garretson 78-52 on their home floor. But it was much closer for the Huskies who saw a 13 point 13 cut to 2 with just over 2 minutes left at West…

Jaros paces Lincoln, Busch leads Huron to Victories

Jaros paces Lincoln, Busch leads Huron to Victories

SIOUX FALLS, SD… In boys basketball Tuesday the night belonged to Lincoln Jared Jaros. He scored 32 points to lead Lincoln past Washington 69-55. And at the Rider gym, the visiting Huron Tigers got 16 from Kobe Busch and Tanner Evers in their 61-58 win over #2 Roosevelt, despite 18 points from Tyler Feldkamp. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports…

Mors & Yankton Seek Second Straight AA State Championship

Bucks Return To Sioux Falls Tonight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The last time the Matthew Mors and his Yankton Bucks were in Sioux Falls they left the floor of the Denny Sanford Premier Center with the AA State Championship Trophy. Nine months after that magical March weekend the Bucks are in the Sanford Pentagon tonight to face Brandon Valley in the Throwback Classic. Up until last…

R-T-R Advances to Minnesota Class 1-A Title Game

R-T-R Advances to Minnesota Class 1-A Title Game

MINNEAPOLIS, MN… The Knights of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton jumped out to a quick 12-1 lead and never looked back. They led 19-3 after 1 quarter against Mayer Lutheran and went on to win for the 32nd time in 33 starts 49-38. Carter Hansen led RTR with 18 points. They play in the Minnesota Class 1-A title game Saturday at 11 am. Categories:…

Top Seeded Bridgewater-Emery Makes State “B”

Top Seeded Bridgewater-Emery Makes State "B"

HARTFORD, SD… The remaining Sweet 16 games were played Thursday night in South Dakota including the top-seeded team from Bridgewater-Emery. And Scott Schultz’s team advanced tio the state tournament with a 74-60 win. Sawyer Schultz led the way with 28 points in the 74-60 win over DeSmet.  Gage Gruenhagen had 23 for the Bulldogs. White River, Lower Brule, Clark-Willow lake…

Madison, Crow Creek Advance to Boys State “A”

Madison, Crow Creek Advance to Boys State "A"

MITCHELL, SD… Seven boys basketball teams won Sweet 16 games Wednesday night to advance to state tournaments next week. Sully Buttes, Canistota and Langford all won their game in Class “B”. And in Class “A” top-seeded SF Christian, Tea Area, Madison and Crow Creek all claimed their spots in the state tournament with Sweet 16 victories. In the doubleheader at…

George/Little Rock Rally Falls Just Short

George/Little Rock Rally Falls Just Short

DES MOINES, IA… The Mustangs of Geroge Little Rock shot just 28% in the first half and trailed Don Bosco-Gilbertville by 11 points in the 1-A quarterfinal game in Des Moines Monday. They roared back in the second half to tie the game at 48 as Landon Jumbeck hit a big three pointer. But the Dons prevailed in a thriller…

BOYS’ AA SWEET 16-Defending Champion O’Gorman Stops Sturgis In Double Overtime

Knights Win 61-57

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It took two overtimes, but the defending AA Boys’ State Champion O’Gorman Knights returned to the State Tournament by defeating the Sturgis Scoopers 61-57 in Sweet 16 action in Sioux Falls on Saturday night.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports Tags: Boys Basketball, O’Gorman Knights, Sturgis Scoopers

AA BOYS’ SWEET 16-Lincoln Outlasts Huron

Patriots Head To State With 69-54 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Lincoln Patriots are heading to the boys’ AA State Basketball Tournament in their own backyard in two weeks. The Patriots defeated Huron 69-54 in the Sweet 16 on Saturday night in Sioux Falls, punching their ticket to the state tournament at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls in two weeks.  Click on the video viewer…

Lincoln beats Harrisburg, OG Sweeps Washington

Lincoln beats Harrisburg, OG Sweeps Washington

SIOUX FALLS, SD… In high school hoops Friday night the Lincoln Patriots defended their home court and beat 3rd-ranked Harrisburg 67-61. And in a doubleheader at the O’Gorman gym the Knights did the same, beating Washington twice. Emma Ronsiek scored 17 as the girls won a thriller 42-41. And Riley Katen came off the bench with OG down by 9…