HS Volleyball

Washington, SFC Roll to 3-1 Wins in Volleyball Tuesday

Washington, SFC Roll to 3-1 Wins in Volleyball Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The 3rd-ranked Washington Warriors improved to 7-2 Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over Lincoln. Phekron Kong led the Warriors with 12 kills. And over at the SF Christian gym, the top-ranked Chargers hosted #4 McCook Central/Montrose. Abby Glanzer’s 19 kills were the difference in a 3-1 win for SFC. Abigail Van Ruler had 14 kills for…

Lincoln and SFC Both Volleyball Winners Tuesday

Lincoln and SFC Both Volleyball Winners Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, The Lincoln Patriots outlasted Roosevelt on their home floor Tuesday night 3-2 in a great match. And the top team in Class “A” showed why with a 3-0 win over Madison as Abby  Glanzer led the way with 10 kills. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: HS Volleyball, Lincoln Patriots, Madison Bulldogs, Roosevelt Rough Riders,…

Ronsiek Leads OG Past Lincoln

Ronsiek Leads OG Past Lincoln

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The 2nd-ranked O’Gorman volleyball team looked impressive Thursday night as they swept Lincoln in straight sets. Emma Ronsiek, who will play college basketball at Creighton, was a force at the net for the Knights. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: HS Volleyball, O’Gorman Knights, Sioux Falls Lincoln Patriots

Riders Upset #3 Warriors in Volleyball

Riders Upset #3 Warriors in Volleyball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Tatum Wilson had 14 kills and the Roosevelt volleyball went on to upset #3 Washington on their home floor Tuesday night 25-23, 25-20, 25-27, 25-23 in a great match. Laura Washington’s Laura Petterson led both teams with 16 kills. Zoie Bertsch also had 9 kills for WHS while Jasmine Greer had 7 for the Riders in a…

O’Gorman Gets 15 Kills From Ronsiek in Win Over Roosevelt

O'Gorman Gets 15 Kills From Ronsiek in Win Over Roosevelt

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Emma Ronsiek just kept doing what she’s done for years for the O’Gorman Knights, she had 15 kills to lead the way in a 3-1 victory to open the season. OG jumped on top by winning the first 2 sets behind the play of Ronsiek, Raegen Reilly (11 kills) and Grace Bengford. But the Riders kept every…

O’Gorman Among 8 to Advance to State “AA” Volleyball Tournament

O'Gorman Among 8 to Advance to State "AA" Volleyball Tournament

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights were one of eight teams to advance to next week’s State “AA” Volleyball Tournament next week in Sioux Falls. Emma Ronsiek and Courtney Baruth were too much to handle at the net as the Knights beat Lincoln in 4 sets. The Pats won the second set to make it interesting, but OG had too…

Tuesday Volleyball Recap

Washington, Chester and Colman-Egan get victories

SIOUX FALLS & MADISON, SD… Lily Bartling’s 12 kills led the Washington Warriors to an impressive 3-0 win over Lincoln as the 3rd-ranked team in AA improved to 26-5. And at the Region 4-B tournament in Madison, top-seeded Chester rolled to a 3-0 win over Mitchell Christian as MaKenna Larson led the way with 10 kills. There was an upset…

SFC and Washington Big Winners in Volleyball

SFC and Washington Big Winners in Volleyball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The top-ranked team in Class “A” and the #3 team in “AA” were dominant winners on the volleyball court Thursday night. The SF Christian Chargers beat Harrisburg 3-0 on their home floor and the 3rd-ranked Washington Warriors in “AA” did the same to the Pierre Governors at the Warriors gym. Phekran Kong and Lily Bartling led the…

Warriors Blank Patriots in Volleyball

Warriors Blank Patriots in Volleyball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The 2nd-ranked Washington Warriors knew they were in for a battle Tuesday night at the Lincoln Gym when they edged the Pats 25-22 in the first set. But Samij Jami’s 11 kills helped them to a 3-0 sweep on Lincoln, improving their overall record to 8-1. Rapid City Stevens is in the top spot in the Class…

O’Gorman blanks Brookings in volleyball

O'Gorman blanks Brookings in volleyball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The 3rd-ranked O’Gorman Knights jumped out to a big lead in the first set against Brookings Thursday night before the Bobats rallied to within 24-22. The Knights held on to win 25-22 and went on to sweep Brookings in 3 sets. Emma Ronsiek, Sydney Wambach and Courtney Baruth paced the offense for Emily McCourt. Categories: High School…

OG Rallies to Beat Lincoln in Volleyball

OG Rallies to Beat Lincoln in Volleyball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Lincoln Patriots rolled to a 25-18 win in the first set at O’Gorman Thursday night. But junior standout Emma Ronsiek took over and finished the night with 20 kills as the 3rd-ranked Knights rallied past the Pats in front of a loud crowd at the OG gym. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

VB coaches like tournaments in same location

VB coaches like tournaments in same location

All 3 state volleyball champions were crowned in Rapid City Saturday night-Northwestern, SF Christian and Harrisburg. It was the first year of the Sweet 16 which led to the title match-up in Class “B” between Northwestern and Warner, two teams that always met in the district title game in the past. It was no surprise that they both made the…

Volleyball coaches like changes in post season

Volleyball coaches like changes in post season

The state volleyball tournament is being played in Rapid City this year with all 3 classes in the same location. For volleyball fans it’s a great chance to see the state’s most talented players/teams all in the same place. And coaches love it too as fans of the sport. As for the Sweet 16 format, that’s been very well received,…

Top Seeds all advance at State Volleyball in RC

Top Seeds all advance at State Volleyball in RC

The top seeds all advanced at the State Volleyball Tournaments in Rapid City Thursday. Although #2 Mitchell was an upset victim in “AA” as the young and improving Washington Warriors rallied for a 3-2 win in the the final match of the night. #1 Harrisburg will face Watertown in the semi’s Friday night and RC Stevens plays Washington. In Class…

SF Christian Chargers Just Want to Have Fun

SF Christian Chargers Just Want to Have Fun

The Sioux Falls Christian volleyball is used to having a target on it’s back, especially when it is state tournament time. Darci Wassenaar’s team heads to Rapid City as the top ranked team and top seed in Class “A” and she says her team will just try and relax and have fun rather than worry about the expectations others might…

Harrisburg Volleyball team has great chemistry in addition to talent

Harrisburg Volleyball team has great chemistry in addition to talent

The Harrisburg Tigers head west to Rapid City to defend their AA state volleyball title starting Thursday when they play O’Gorman. The Tigers lost some very talented players to graduation, but they returned a ton of talent (4 will play college volleyball) and a drive to win it again. And they have one more extremely important thing on their side…

Top-Ranked Harrisburg and 7 Others Advance with Sweet 16 Win

Top-Ranked Harrisburg and 7 Others Advance with Sweet 16 Win

HARRISBURG… The top-ranked Harrisburg Tigers were one of eight teams to advance to the State AA Volleyball Tournament next week in Rapid City. The AA schools played their Sweet 16 matches Thursday night and 16th-seeded Brookings gave the Tigers a battle. They won the 3rd set 27-25, but the Tigers went on to win the match 3-1 as Madison Wassink…

Parker’s Christensen Still Enjoys Coaching

Parker's Christensen Still Enjoys Coaching

Parker is one of 32 teams to be involved in Sweet 16 games Tuesday night. The Pheasants take on Redfield/Doland in Class A as the 7th seed. It’s already been a memorable season for Jill Christensen’s team when she won her 800th game. And for Jill the excitement of coaching/teaching is still there after 35 seasons. Categories: High School Sports,…

Washington and Chester Victorious Tuesday night

Washington and Chester Victorious Tuesday night

The post season is underway for most volleyball teams in South Dakota. Chester was a big winner Tuesday night in Madison in Region 4-B. And in a regular season match-up the Washington Warriors continued their improved play with a 3-0 win at the Lincoln Gym for their 18th win of the season. They have a very young team. Categories: High…