High School Basketball

David Maxwell Leaves Roosevelt To Return To USF

Former Cougar To Join The Staff Of His Former Head Coach Chris Johnson

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — The Roosevelt High School head coaching job used to be the crown jewel of South Dakota girls’ prep basketball, especially during their run of 111 consecutive wins and five state championships from 1997 through 2002. 17 years later the program will be on it’s fourth coach in seven seasons. David Maxwell resigned as the Rough Riders…

South Dakota High School All-Star Games

Pentagon Hosts Top Prep Basketball Players

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sanford Pentagon played host to the 2019 South Dakota High School Basketball All-Star games.  Click on the video viewer to watch highlights from both the girls’ and boys’ games! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Basketball

STATE AA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Brandon Valley Sweeps Title Saturday

Lynx Boys Top O'Gorman 54-47 While BV Girls Beat Lincoln 60-40

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  Rapid City belongs to Brandon Valley High School. The Lynx boys’ and girls’ basketball teams swept the SDHSAA State AA Championship Games on Saturday afternoon. Carter Olthoff scored 21 points to lead the Lynx boys to a 54-47 victory over O’Gorman.  Gavin Terhark added 15 points and Jackson Hilton scored 13.  Luke Ronsiek led the Knights…

FEBRUARY MADNESS! Trio Of Fantastic Finishes Deliver Wins For USF, Tea & Groton

Three Wild Endings In 24 Hours

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the calendar still says February, we certainly are getting a March Madness feel this week thanks to a trio of fantastic finishes that all went down in the span of 24 hours. Click on the video viewer to see the dramatic endings to USF’s 77-74 win over MSU-Moorhead in women’s basketball and the buzzer beating boy’s…

PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Tea Boys Hand Clark/Willow Lake First Loss While O’Gorman Girls Beat Brandon Valley

Saturday Night High School Hoops

MADISON & SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Click on the video viewer to watch highlights from Saturday night prep hoops action in South Dakota featuring: -Tea boys handing Clark/Willow Lake its first loss of the season 69-51 at the NEC/Dak XII Clash -Top-Ranked O’Gorman girls defeating #2 Brandon Valley 46-36 Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: High School Basketball, SDHSAA

Osmundson’s Buzzer Beater Highlights Lincoln’s Sweep Of Washington

Patriot Girls Win 63-62 & Boys Follow With 83-73 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Lincoln Patriots swept a basketball doubleheader with rival Washington thanks to one of the best buzzer beaters of the season. In the girls’ game the Patriots rallied from 11 down in the fourth quarter to win 63-62 on Emma Osmundson’s banked in three as time expired.  Osmundson led all scorers with 22 points while Sydni…

Hanson & Roncalli Win At 37th Hanson Boy’s Basketball Classic

Roncalli Edges Sioux Valley 82-81 While Hanson Beats Colome 47-44

MITCHELL, S.D.   —  The 37th Hanson Boy’s Basketball featured a plethora of fantastic matchups at the Corn Palace on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell.  Click on the video viewer for highlights from Hanson’s 47-44 win over Colome and Aberdeen Roncalli’s 82-81 victory over Sioux Valley. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Hanson Classic, High School Basketball

HOOP CITY CLASSIC: Nation’s Top-Ranked LaLumiere Overpowers Tea

Titans Fall 78-64

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The final game of the Hoop City Classic late Saturday night at the Sanford Pentagon featured a top-ranked team from South Dakota taking on the top-ranked prep basketball team in the entire country, LaLumiere. LaLumiere jumped out to a big lead and, despite spirited play from the Titans the rest of the way, went on to…

HOOP CITY CLASSIC: Bill Self & Mike Miller Watch Yankton Top DeLaSalle, Brandon Valley Beat John Marshall

Kansas Coach & Memphis Assistant Among Evening Crowd

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Kansas head coach Bill Self and Memphis assistant coach (and South Dakota native) Mike Miller watched some of the top prep talent in the country take the floor at the Sanford Pentagon in the Hoop City Classic on Saturday night. And they also saw that talent lose to some of the best teams South Dakota has…

HOOP CITY CLASSIC: SF Christian Sweeps, Dominican & Findlay Prep Beat Washington & O’Gorman

Classic Shifts To Sanford Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Day three of the Hoop City Classic shifted the bulk of its high school action from the Corn Palace in Mitchell to the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.  Click on the video viewer for highlights from the afternoon featuring: -Findlay Prep (NV) Beating O’Gorman 77-60. -Dominican (WI) Beating Washington 61-52 -Sioux Falls Christian Beating Breckenridge (MN)…

HOOP CITY CLASSIC-Yankton & O’Gorman Roll, Bridgewater-Emery Loses In OT

Day Two Of Classic At Corn Palace

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  For eight years the Mike Miller Classic brought some of the best prep basketball talent in the country to South Dakota. Though the name had to change thanks to Miller getting an assistant coaching job at Memphis, the quality of the games remains. Despite some cancellations due to weather, day two of the Hoop City Classic featured…

Yankton Boys Win At Buzzer While Brandon Valley Girls Roll

Sanford Pentagon Throwback Classic

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sanford Pentagon Throwback Classic turned into a classic between the Yankton and Brandon Valley boy’s basketball teams. Rex Ryken pulled down an offensive rebound in overtime and hit a buzzer beater to lift the defending AA State Champion Bucks to a 62-60 win over the Lynx.  With Creighton head coach Greg McDermott and Nebraska head…

South Dakota Attack Take Title At Summer Slam

15U Team Defeats ECI Of North Dakota 61-43

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota Attack 15 and Under team closed out the Summer Slam by defeating ECI (North Dakota) in the championship game 61-43 on Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Pentagon.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: AAU Basketball, High School Basketball

South Dakota’s Top Preps Hit Hardwood One Last Time At All-Star Game

South Dakota/Sanford Pentagon High School All-Star Games

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Some of South Dakota’s top prep basketball players took the hardwood one last time on Sunday afternoon in the South Dakota/Sanford Pentagon High School All-Star Games.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Basketball

Castlewood Savors State Championship

Warrior Girls Win Third Title 47-41 over Hanson

ABERDEEN ,S.D.  —  State champions were crowned in girls’ basketball last night. At the B in Aberdeen Alayna Benike’s layup late in the 4th broke a tie and put Castlewood ahead for good, as the Warriors claimed their third state title with a hard fought 47-41 win over Hanson.  Alayna and her sister Regan carried the Warriors during this tournament,…

Lincoln & Stevens Split Thrilling Hoops Doubleheader In Rapid City

Patriot Girls Win 55-54 While Raider Boys Edge Lincoln 64-63

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  A doubleheader between a couple of AA basketball’s championship contenders did not disappoint. The 3rd ranked Lincoln girls rallied from five down in the fourth quarter to defeat 2nd ranked Rapid City Stevens 55-54.  Following that in the boys’ game the top-ranked Raiders flipped the script, overcoming an 11 point deficit to defeat the 4th ranked…

HANSON BOYS CLASSIC-Sioux Valley, Flandreau & White River Win Thrillers

Late Games At 36th Hanson Classic Come Down To Final Minute

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The 36th Hanson Boys’ Basketball Classic once again paired some of the state’s top teams against each other in the evening games. And the action at the World’s Only Corn Palace did not disappoint! Click on the video viewer to see highlights from White River’s 65-63 win over Aberdeen Roncalli, Flandreau’s 68-67 win over Tea, and Sioux…

HANSON BOYS’ CLASSIC-Corsica/Stickney, Canistota & Warner Win Early Games

Early Games At Hanson Classic In Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The 36th Annual Hanson Boys’ Basketball Classic tipped off on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell at the World’s Only Corn Palace. Click on the video viewer to see highlights from Corsica/Stickney’s 56-46 win over Gregory, Canistota’s 56-50 win over Langford, and Warner’s 58-47 win over Castlewood! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Hanson Classic, High…

O’Gorman Drops Rapid City Central In Doubleheader

Boys Hand Cobblers First Loss 65-49 While Girls Win 45-23

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The O’Gorman Knights swept a basketball doubleheader against visiting Rapid City Central on Friday evening in Sioux Falls.  The O’Gorman girls won the first game of the day 45-23 behind 21 points from Emma Ronsiek.  In the boys’ game the Knights handed the Cobblers their first loss (11-1) 65-49.  Click on the video viewer for highlights!…