O’Gorman Knights

O’Gorman Claims First State Football Title Since 2005

Knights Beat Brandon Valley 21-16

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Last night O’Gorman brought the South Dakota high school football season to a stunning close, beating Brandon Valley 21-16 to claim the 11AAA championship.  The Knights won their first state title since 2005 by upending the defending champion Lynx, who beat them 40-16 back in September. Click on the video viewer to hear from them! Categories: High…

O’Gorman and Roosevelt Among 8 SODAK 16 Winners in “AA”

O'Gorman and Roosevelt Among 8 SODAK 16 Winners in "AA"

SIOUX FALLS, SD… 8 teams advanced to the State “AA” volleyball tournament next week with SODAK 16 wins on Thursday night. Among them were the O’Gorman Knights who won 3-0 over Mitchell at the Knights gym. OG is the #2 seed. Roosevelt also advanced with a 4-set win over Brookings on the Riders home floor. Top-seeded Watertown, Washington, Harrisburg, Huron,…

O’Gorman and Roosevelt Sweep to Volleyball Victories

O'Gorman and Roosevelt Sweep to Volleyball Victories

SIOUX FALLS, SD…. The 2nd-ranked O’Gorman Knights hosted #4 Washington Tuesday night and they needed to rally to win the second set 25-23 as Phekron Kong and the Warriors had upset on their minds. But Emma Ronsiek and her Knights improved to 20-4 with a 3-0 win. Over at the Roosevelt gym, the Riders were also straight set winners over…

O’Gorman Sweeps Sioux Falls Christian

Knights Win City Clash Between AA & A Volleyball Powers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  O’Gorman, ranked second in Class AA volleyball, swept the top-ranked team in Class A, Sioux Falls Christian, on Friday night in their gym in prep volleyball action in Sioux Falls.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: High School Volleyball, O’Gorman Knights

Roosevelt Boys and OG Girls Advance in Soccer Playoffs

Roosevelt Boys and OG Girls Advance in Soccer Playoffs

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The trip to Sioux Falls was not a good one for the Pierre soccer teams. The Lady Govs dominated O’Gorman in the first half but Emily Hedge was brilliant in goal as the half ended scoreless despite numerous scoring chances for Pierre. O’Gorman scored twice after intermission and advanced with a 2-1 win. Later at Howard Wood…

Roosevelt, OG and SFC Are Tuesday Volleyball Winners

Roosevelt, OG and SFC Are Tuesday Volleyball Winners

SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a busy Tuesday night in high school volleyball and Roosevelt, O’Gorman and SF Christian was all in the win column. The most impressive win went to Roosevelt. The Riders went into the Washington gym and took 3 straight from the 3rd-ranked Warriors. Mya Vandrovec led the Riders with 10 kills. Emma Ronsiek was unstoppable for…

Poppinga Wants OG to Keep Improving

Poppinga Wants OG to Keep Improving

SIOUX FALLS, SD… It’s been a wild ride so far in Class 11-AAA football in South Dakota. And no team better exemplifies that than the O’Gorman Knights. They shocked Roosevelt after losing to Brandon Valley in the Dakota Bowl and then lost big to Lincoln. But the Knights head coach knows the most important thing is to keep improving so…

OG, Watertown and Chester Gain Impressive VB Victories Tuesday

OG, Watertown and Chester Gain Impressive VB Victories Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS and PARKER, SD… It was a very busy night on the volleyball courts Tuesday night. Among the matches were #2 O’Gorman at #3 Washington in Class “AA”. Emma Ronsiek had a huge night with 24 kills as the Knights beat the Warriors on their home floor 3-1. Over at the Lincoln gym, top-ranked Watertown was pushed right to…

Lincoln Sweeps OG in Softball and B/G Soccer

Lincoln Sweeps OG in Softball and B/G Soccer

SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a rare night when Lincoln and O’Gorman met up in a variety of sports. And it was a good night to be a Patriots fan Thursday. The top-ranked Pats softball team took two from O’Gorman 10-1 and 11-4 in a battle of unbeatens. Gabie McConnell had a bases clearing triple in the first game to…

Poppinga Excited For His Team’s Opportunity

Poppinga Excited For His Team's Opportunity

SIOUX FALLS, SD… For the second straight Saturday, Jayson Poppinga’s O’Gorman Knights will play in front of a huge crowd at the Presidents Bowl.  And he knows what a special opportunity that is for his kids. “Any time you get to play in that type of atmosphere, our kids are playing in a college type atmosphere every week when you’re…

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

Poppinga Excited For Big Game Against BV in Dakota Bowl

Poppinga Excited For Big Game Against BV in Dakota Bowl

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights are 3-0 in Dakota Bowl games under head coach Jayson Poppinga. And with Brandon Valley as the opponent, he expects his players to be extra fired up since both of their losses last year were to the Lynx… “It is and Dakota Bowl is always easy to get excited for and then you top…

H.S. Soccer Recap From Tuesday

H.S. Soccer Recap From Tuesday

  SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a very busy day on the soccer field Tuesday in Sioux Falls. The Washington Warriors got a big save from Langalanga David and went on to beat Huron 2-1 at Howard Wood Field. Kevin Hernandez and Kevin Franco tallied for the Warriors. The at The Mac…The O’Gorman and Roosevelt boys fought to a 2-2…

Lundin, Riders Win Metro Conference Preview Meet

Lundin, Riders Win Metro Conference Preview Meet

SIOUX FALLS, SD… They played the Metro Conference Preview Meet Tuesday at Prairie Green in boys golf and it was a big day for Roosevelt. The Rough Rough Riders (299) won the team competition by 14 shots over Lincoln and Jack Lundin was medalist by two shots with a 69. Nash Stenberg of Lincoln almost holed out for eagle on…

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…

Knights Sweep Riders in Battle of Unbeatens in Softball

Knights Sweep Riders in Battle of Unbeatens in Softball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Neither team had lost a game before Monday night’s doubleheader at Sherman Park. And the O’Gorman’s Knights remain perfect after a sweep of the Roosevelt Rough Riders 5-1 and 9-5. Shayla Shaver was the difference on the mound in the first game. And timely hitting by Avery Wittrey and her teammates along with a pair of runners…

BV Hosts OG in Soccer Doubleheader

BV Hosts OG in Soccer Doubleheader

BRANDON, SD… The Brandon Valley girls edged O’Gorman 1-0 with a second half goal and the boys team played to a scoreless tie. But the defense and goalies stole the show as you’ll see in these highlights as the fall season is now underway in most sports in South Dakota. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Brandon…

McCormick Helps O’Gorman to Dominant Team Title in Girls “AA” Golf

McCormick Helps O'Gorman to Dominant Team Title in Girls "AA" Golf

SIOUX FALLS, SD…Shannon McCormick has always had competition on the golf course. “My family is a huge golf family. My dad and my sister, the first tee, just everything. I’ve been doing it since I was a little kid. I’m really good with my driver. Off the tee I can place it pretty well.” O’Gorman Sophomore Shannon McCormick says. Which…

Depth Was Key for O’Gorman Girls Golf Championship

Depth Was Key for O'Gorman Girls Golf Championship

WATERTOWN, SD… The O’Gorman girls golf team made it 3 straight State “AA” titles Tuesday in Watertown and they have won 8 of the last 10 under Rod Garrison and now Tom Jansa. There’s no question having so many talented players on the same team can pay big dividends. They push each other to get better in practice and tournaments…

OG Wins 3rd Straight Team Title, West Central Wins A and Burke/SC Sweeps the B

OG Wins 3rd Straight Team Title, West Central Wins A and Burke/SC Sweeps the B

WATERTOWN, ABERDEEN, YANKTON, SD… All 3 girls state golf tournaments wrapped up Tuesday. The O’Gorman Knights made it 3 straight and 8 of 10 and Shannon McCormick edged teammate Carly Kunkel by one shot for the individual title in Watertown after shooting a final round 72. In Aberdeen, it was all West Central for the team title and Belle Fourche’s…