High School Football

2019 South Dakota High School Football All-Star Game

Top Preps Play Outside In Vermillion

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  With renovations to the Dakota Dome, the top prep football players took their game outdoors for the 2019 South Dakota High School Football All-Star Game in Vermillion on Saturday afternoon.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Football

Brian Allmendinger Stepping Down As Gregory Head Football Coach

Taking Assistant Position At Milbank To Be Closer To Family

GREGORY, S.D.  —  After 11 excellent years at Gregory, head coach Brian Allmendinger is stepping down to spend more time with family and take an assistant coaching job at Milbank High School. Allmendinger won 82 games and led the Gorillas to three state championships.  That included a run of 28 straight wins from 2016 through 2018 and consecutive 9AA titles. The…

Jake Pettengill Resigns As Sioux Falls Christian Football Coach

Led Chargers To A Pair Of State Titles In Seven Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After engineering one of the most remarkable turnarounds in South Dakota prep football history, Jake Pettengill is stepping down as head coach at Sioux Falls Christian. Citing his desire to spend more time with family, Pettengill resigned today after seven mostly successful seasons with the Chargers.  After inheriting a program that had gone winless in the…

Pierre’s Mackenzie Rath Makes South Dakota Prep Football History

First Girl To Play In & Score In A State Football Championship

VERMILLION, S.D. —  There was also more history in the 11AA title game, as Pierre’s Mackenzie Rath became the first girl to play in and score in a South Dakota state championship game. The senior kicker booted a pair of extra points in the Govs 38-20 win over Huron on Friday night.  It’s actually Rath’s second state championship, since she…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 12 CHAMPIONSHIP FINALE (11-11-18)

Season Finale Of The Weekly Prep & College Football Highlight Video

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For nearly three months we’ve brought you the best sights, sounds and moments from each week of the college and prep football season.  And now that South Dakota’s high school season has come to a close, it’s time to ring the bell one last time for our champions in the season finale of Gridiron Greatness.  Click…

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Walks Over Waukon And Into 2A Championship

Nighthawks Heading To Title Game For Third Straight Year After 48-12 Win

CEDAR FALLS, IA  — For the third straight year the Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Nighthawks will play for Iowa’s 2A State Football Championship. BH/RV defeated Waukon 48-12 in the 2A semifinals on Saturday afternoon at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls.  The Nighthawks will go back to the UNI Dome on Friday and play PCM Monroe for the championship at 2 PM….

Brandon Valley Ends Washington’s Dynasty To Claim 11AAA Championship

Lynx Claim First Title In 20 Years With 28-22 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the first time in 20 years the Brandon Valley Lynx are state football champions. It comes at the expense of Washington’s dynasty. The Lynx denied the Warriors a fourth consecutive state championship, winning the 11AAA title game 28-22 on Saturday night in Vermillion at the Dakota Dome.  Quarterback Thomas Scholten threw a pair of touchdowns…

West Sioux Edges Van Meter In 1A Semifinals

Falcons Advance To State Championship With 38-35 Win

CEDAR FALLS, IA  —  The battle of defending state champions lived up to it’s billing and then some. West Sioux, the defending Iowa Class A champs who had moved up to 1A this season, edged defending 1A champion Van Meter 38-35 in the State Semifinals at the UNI Dome on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons will play Dike-New Hartford for the…

A Sweet Repeat For Pierre Football

Govs Claim Second Consecutive 11AA Crown With 38-20 Win Over Huron

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Last night the Pierre Governors held off a feisty Huron team 38-20 to claim their second consecutive 11AA State Championship. The Big Green have become a big winning machine.  Prior to 2013 they’d never won a state title in the playoff era. Since then they’ve been to four title games, winning three and doing so this year…

LIVE AT STATE FOOTBALL-Emotional Titles For Canistota/Freeman & Bon Homme

Day One Of SDHSAA State Football In Vermillion

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The first day of the SDHSAA State Football Champions brought a wide range of emotions for two championship teams.  One is starting a new tradition together after each would have struggled on their own, while another honored a fallen teammate.  Click on the video viewer to see our live report! Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: Bon…

Kayden Verley’s Versatility Sparked Canton

Karl's TV & Appliance Athlete of the Week

CANTON, S.D.  — It’s a good thing that Kayden Verley has a passion for pigskin. “It’s one of the best feelings you’ll have in your high school career, for sure. Well so far I have. Football is a lot different, so much energy and excitement.” Canton Junior Kayden Verley Says. Because the junior plays plenty of it at Canton. As in,…

Hills-Beaver Creek & Pipestone Roll Into Section Championships

Minnesota Prep Football Playoffs

HILLS & PIPESTONE, MN  —  The Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots and Pipestone Arrows are one win away from the Minnesota State Tournament. After having their season ended by Edgerton/Ellsworth in two of the last three seasons, the Patriots finally got past their nemesis with a 39-22 victory in the 9-Man Section 3 semifinals in HIlls on Saturday afternoon.  Meanwhile in the…

FOOTBALL FRIDAY (On Thursday!)-Week 11 Quarterfinal Playoffs (10-25-18)

Highlights, Scores & Fun From The State Quarterfinal Playoffs!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After beginning last week for 9-Man and 11B, the playoffs kicked off in South Dakota 11AAA, 11AA and 11A prep football!  Click on the video viewer for scores from every game, matchups for the semifinals, and the fun and highlights from 12 games featuring: -Aberdeen @ Roosevelt -Lincoln @ O’Gorman -Watertown @ Washington -RC Central @…

Physical Canistota/Freeman A Contender For 9A Crown

Host Alcester/Hudson In Quarterfinals Tomorrow

CANISTOTA, S.D.  —  After a somewhat disappointing 6-4 campaign in their first season as a co-op last year, the Canistota/Freeman Pride are back to being the kind of team James Strang loves to coach. Back when they were just the Canistota Hawks, Strang’s teams were known for their physical and smashmouth style.  They’ve got the horses for that once again…

Pipestone & Hills-Beaver Creek Roll In Minnesota Playoff Openers

Each Advance To Section Semifinals on Saturday

PIPESTONE & HILLS, MN  —  The road to the Prep Bowl and US Bank Stadium began in convincing fashion for the Pipestone Arrows and Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots on Tuesday night in the section playoff openers. Pipestone hammered Windom 72-27 while Hills-Beaver Creek routed GHEA/Truman 54-8. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story…

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley & West Sioux End Regular Season With Big Wins

Nighthawks Drill Sioux Center 48-6, Falcons Beat Emmetsburg 52-20

SIOUX CENTER & HAWARDEN, IA —  The 2nd-Ranked teams in Iowa Class 2A & 1A ended the regular season in style on Friday night. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley rolled at Sioux Center to a 48-6 win while West Sioux locked up a district title with a 52-20 win over Emmetsburg.  Click on the video viewer for highlights from both games! Categories: High…

FOOTBALL FRIDAY EXTRA-Tea Hands Dakota Valley First Loss

Titans Win 27-14

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D.  —  The 11A football season ended with a potential preview of the state championship game in three weeks, as 2nd ranked Tea handed top-ranked Dakota Valley their first loss of the season 27-14 on Thursday night.  Click on the video viewer to watch this special Football Friday extra! Categories: Football Friday, High School Sports, Sports, Sports…

KDLT TAILGATE TOUR-Beresford

Watchdogs Open Playoffs Against Defending Champion Sioux Falls Christian

BERESFORD, S.D.  —  For the first time in nearly three decades the Beresford Watchdogs are hosting a playoff game, and it’s a doozy. The Watchdogs facing defending 11B State Champion Sioux Falls Christian to open the playoffs tonight.  The KDLT Tailgate tour stopped in Beresford for a live preview with both coaches.  Click on the video viewer to watch! Categories:…

Top-Ranked Canton Begins Playoff Run

C-Hawks 7-1 On The Season

CANTON, S.D.  —  THE C-HAWKS OF CANTON ARE #1 IN 11-B. THEY SHOWED THEY WOULD BE A STATE TITLE CONTENDER IN THE OPENING GAME WHEN THEY HANDLED SIOUX VALLEY AND THEY PLAY THE COSSACKS AGAIN TONIGHT.  COACH RICH LUNDSTROM IS HAPPY WITH HOW WELL HIS TEAM HAS PLAYED, BUT REALIZES IT’S THIS SECOND SEASON THAT MATTERS MOST. Categories: High School…