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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…

O’Gorman Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Hoop Winners Thursday

O'Gorman Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Hoop Winners Thursday

SIOUX FALLS< SD… The O’Gorman boys followed up Tuesday’s impressive win over Lincoln with a 50-32 win at the Washington gym Thursday night. Zach Norton led the way with 14 points, Akoi Akoi had 13 and Jack Cartwight 12 for the Knights. Ganin Thompson had 14 for the Warriors. The 4th-ranked Harrisburg girls beat #3 Lincoln 61-51.  Jeniah Ugofsky led…

O’Gorman Boys and West Central Girls Both Winners Tuesday Night

O'Gorman Boys and West Central Girls Both Winners Tuesday Night

  SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights boys dominated the top-ranked Lincoln Patriots Tuesday night in the Knights gym 62-44. Luke Ronsiek led the way for Derek Robey’s team with 20 points. Jeremy Jones and Zach Norton who beat the half-time buzzer with a “3” each scored 10 in the first half as the Knights built a 35-17 lead and…

Lincoln, OG and Yankton All Winners in Boys Hoops Tuesday

Lincoln, OG and Yankton All Winners in Boys Hoops Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Matthew Mors had another huge night for his 4th-ranked Yankton Bucks. He scored 37 points at the Washington Gym in a 69-54 win over the Warriors. The top-ranked Lincoln Patriots jumped out to a 9-0 lead over #2 Brandon Valley Tuesday night only to see the Lynx roar back to take a 21-14 lead. But Jared Jaros …

Girls Basketball Recap with OG, BV and Lincoln Winning

Girls Basketball Recap with OG, BV and Lincoln Winning

SIOUX FALLS, BRANDON & HARRISBURG, SD… It was a busy Tuesday night in girls basketball. Emma Ronsiek had 16 and Isabelle Moore 14 points as 2nd-ranked O’Gorman beat Roosevelt 48-31 at the Sanford Pentagon. They will most likely move back into the top spot after Lincoln knocked off Harrisburg 53-52 on Emma Osmundson’s late basket. She scored 17 and Morgan…

3rd Ranked O’Gorman Rolls Over Aberdeen

Knights Win 57-36

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Click on the video viewer to watch highlights from the 3rd ranked O’Gorman boy’s basketball team’s 57-36 victory over Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls! Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: Aberdeen Golden Eagles, Boys’ High School Basketball, O’Gorman Knights, SDHSAA

O’Gorman Edges Harrisburg in Battle of Top Teams in Girls “AA” Hoops

O'Gorman Edges Harrisburg in Battle of Top Teams in Girls "AA" Hoops

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The top 2 teams in girls “AA” basketball collided at the O’Gorman gym Friday night and the result was a classic basketball game. The 2nd-ranked Knights prevailed 42-40 in a game that came right down to the final buzzer. Carley Kunkel hit a trio of 3’s to lead the way for OG with 11 points. Emma Ronsiek…

BV Boys and OG Girls Both Victorious Tuesday Night

BV Boys and OG Girls Both Victorious Tuesday Night

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Brandon Valley Lynx went to the Washington gym Tuesday night and beat the Warriors 71-59. Evan Talcott led the way with 20 points and Carter Olthoff 18 as the 4th-ranked Lynx improved to 7-2. Carter Shields had 18 points for the Warriors. At the O’Gorman Gym the Knights overcame a slow start and beat SC East…

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…

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

Emma Ronsiek On A Fast Track From O’Gorman To Creighton

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  With parents who played in college, and younger sister Hannah and older brother Luke always ready to play, Emma Ronsiek got an early start in basketball. “Yeah I think there’s a little bit (of sibling rivalry). You know we’ve always competed when we were younger so I think it’s just brought out the best in each other….

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,…

College Commits: O’Gorman’s Emma Ronsiek, Tea Area’s Carter Slykhuis

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It’s been a busy 24 hours as prep athletes are making their college commitments. Creighton is losing O’Gorman alum Taryn Kloth from the volleyball program, but is gaining Emma Ronsiek. The junior announced Wednesday via Twitter that she is committing to play college basketball for the Blue Jays. After leading the knights to a state championship in…

O’Gorman Crushes Pierre To Pick Up First Win Of The Season

Knights Win 77-40

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After a pair of hard luck losses to in-city rivals, the O’Gorman Knights got off the schneid in a big way by crushing Pierre 77-40 on Friday afternoon in boy’s prep basketball action in Sioux Falls.  Akoi Akoi led the Knights with 17 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports,…

Tea Area Wins Thriller, OG Girls Roll at Lincoln

Tea Area Wins Thriller, OG Girls Roll at Lincoln

TEA, SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Tea Area-Garretson girls basketball game turned out to be a thriller. With the game tied late, Desirae Patzwald hit a 3 for the apparent win for the Tians. But Mattea Fiegen countered with a 3 point play with 9 seconds left setting up a dramatic finish. Bailey Conrad took the in-bounds pass after the made…

GIRLS PENTAGON CLASSIC: O’Gorman Falls to Hopkins and #1 Recruit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  In high school basketball the Girls Pentagon Classic featured 10 games Saturday. One of them between #1 O’Gorman and #1 Hopkins, MN. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Girls’ High School Basketball, hopkins, Hopkins Royals, O’Gorman, O’Gorman Knights, Pentagon Classic

Roosevelt Fends Off O’Gorman

Riders Boys Win Season Opener 55-50

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Roosevelt Rough Riders won the boy’s basketball season opener over city rival O’Gorman 55-50 on Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  Carson Devericks led the Riders with 20 points while Tyler Feldkamp added 15.  Jeremy Jones paced the Knight with 20 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: Boys’…

PREP GIRL’S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP-O’Gorman, Lincoln & Lennox Win On Opening Night

South Dakota Girl's Basketball Season Begins

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota high school girl’s basketball season got off to a very good start for a trio of highly ranked teams. AA’s #1-Ranked O’Gorman got 18 points from Emma Ronsiek to lead them to a 53-40 victory at  crosstown rival Roosevelt.  Meanwhile Emma Osmundson paced #4 Lincoln with 21 points in their 53-44 victory over…

Taryn Kloth Ready To Hit The Beach At LSU With Creighton Career Behind Her

O'Gorman Alum To Play Beach Volleyball In Spring

OMAHA, NE  —  Taryn Kloth left O’Gorman and arrived at Creighton with plenty of potential. “You kind of realize how fast the game is moving, how great other players are, how to defend them, what shots you can add to your arsenal in order to attack the other team. So, honestly, a lot of areas I improved I feel like.”…

O’Gorman’s Canyon Bauer Named Gatorade S.D. Football Player Of The Year

Committed To Play At SDSU

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  O’Gorman’s Canyon Bauer has been named Gatorade’s 2018 South Dakota Football Player of the Year. Primarily playing at receiver, Bauer caught 62 passes for 922 yards and 16 touchdowns while also rushing for three scores.  The SDSU commit also has a 3.84 grade point average.   Categories: Colleges – South Dakota State, High School Sports, Sports,…