Roosevelt Rough Riders

Nelson Likes His Roosevelt Football Team

Nelson Likes His Roosevelt Football Team

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Roosevelt Rough Riders are 2-0 so far with a pair of impressive wins. Head coach Kim Nelson, who’s one win away from tying Steve Kueter’s all-time record, really enjoys this team.  “I usually complain that none of these kids know how important this is or they don’t really appreciate it…these guys do. Win or lose they’re…

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,…

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…

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…

Lincoln Sweeps Roosevelt To Stay Perfect

Lincoln Sweeps Roosevelt To Stay Perfect

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Lincoln softball team kept it’s perfect record going Tuesday night at Sherman Park with a sweep of Roosevelt. The Patriots batted around in the 2nd inning of first game taking a 1-0 lead and went on to win 12-0. Gabie McConnell, Kyra Knudtson and Kaitlyn Druse all had 2-run hits in the 9-run inning. They also…

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…

Brandon Valley Wins 7 on 7 Football Tourney

Brandon Valley Wins 7 on 7 Football Tourney

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Brandon Valley Lynx are expecting big things again this year on the gridiron. And Wednesday they proved why by winning the Riggs Rise Above the Region 7 on 7 Football Tournament at the Sanford Sports Complex. It was the Lynx against Roosevelt in the championship game as the Riders took a 12-10 lead at the half…

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…

OG Girls and Sunni Josephson Lead Girls City Golf After 2 Rounds

OG Girls and Sunni Josephson Lead Girls City Golf After 2 Rounds

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights started the round Monday with a 14 shot lead and after 2 rounds of the girls city golf tournament  they increased the margin to 26 shots over Roosevelt. Jenna Sutcliffe was medalist at Willow Run GC with a 73 and has taken 159 shots after 36 holes, but the individual lead after 2 rounds…

Mitchell’s Big 4th inning Leads to 8-2 Win Over Roosevelt

Mitchell's Big 4th inning Leads to 8-2 Win Over Roosevelt

SIOUX FALLS, SD… There was high school baseball at Harmodon Park Monday night and it was worth the trip over from Mitchell for the Kernels who beat Roosevelt 8-2. Jared Miller’s RBI single scored 2 and the Kernels led 3-0 in the 4th inning. Then Peyton Nash went the other way with another RBI single as Mitchell scored 4 in…

Kunkel and OG Have First Round Lead in Girls City Golf

Kunkel and OG Have First Round Lead in Girls City Golf

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights led by Carly Kunkel have the lead after the first round of the girls city golf tournament at Prairie Green. Kunkel, who hit an amazing recovery shot on #9 and followed that up with a birdie on 10,  braved the elements to shoot an 80 and has a 1-shot lead over Roosevelt’s Sunni Josephson….

Roosevelt Gains Split With OG in Baseball

Roosevelt Gains Split With OG in Baseball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Roosevelt Rough Riders gain a split with O’Gorman Thursday night at Harmodon Park by winning the nightcap 6-3. The Knights had won the first game 1-0.  A double steal got RHS on the board with Karsten Grove scoring. Joey Ostermyer then had an RBI double to put the Riders ahead and Cole Adam then knocked him…

Nate Brecht Leads Lincoln Past Roosevelt in Regular Season Finale

Nate Brecht Leads Lincoln Past Roosevelt in Regular Season Finale

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The 2nd-ranked Lincoln Patriots finished up the regular season with a 17-2 record with a 58-52 win over Roosevelt Tuesday night. Nate Brecht led the Pats with 17 points, Tyler Feldkamp had 16 for the Rough Riders. 5th-ranked Roosevelt went 12-8 during the regular season. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys Basketball, Lincoln…

SF Christian and Brandon Valley Victorious in Boys Hoops Thursday

SF Christian and Brandon Valley Victorious in Boys Hoops Thursday

SIOUX FALLS, SD… In two great boys high school basketball games Thursday night, the Brandon Valley Lynx and SF Christian Chargers emerged victorious. The Lynx went to Roosevelt and won a back and forth game 58-56. And the 2nd-ranked team in class “A” beat Harrisburg 65-61 as Mitch Goodbury led the way with 20 points for the Chargers. Categories: High…

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…

Olthoff Dunks, Lynx Sweep Riders in Hoops

Olthoff Dunks, Lynx Sweep Riders in Hoops

BRANDON & SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a good night to be a Lynx fan. The Brandon Valley boys got 18 points from Jackson Hilton and an impressive ally-opp dunk from Carter Olthoff in a 64-53 win over Roosevelt on their home floor. The Brandon Valley boys are ranked 5th in the newest Class “AA” pol. The Brandon Valley girls…

Washington and Harrisburg Both Win in Girls Hoops

Washington and Harrisburg Both Win in Girls Hoops

HARRISBURG and SIOUX FALLS, SD… Peyton Rymerson hit a pair of late 3’s and scored 14 points to pace Washington in the Warriors 46-43 win at Roosevelt Thursday night. Martinez and Hayes each had 17 for the Riders. And at the Harrisburg gym, the Tigers got 17 from Abby Phipps and 11 points/14 rebounds from Jeniah Ugofsky in the Tigers…