2019 KDLT Sports Gridiron Preview

Get Ready For Kickoff As We Preview The 2019 College & Prep Football Season!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Football is back and the KDLT Sports team is here to get you ready for kickoff with the 2019 Gridiron Preview!  We’re giving you features, analysis and insight on all our area college and prep teams that will get you set for another great year on the gridiron!  Click on the video viewers below to see…

FUTBOL FRIDAY! Washington & Roosevelt Boys, Brandon Valley Girls Win Soccer Openers

2019-2020 Prep Sports Season Kicks Off

SIOUX FALLS & BRANDON, S.D.  —  Next week the high school football season kicks off. This week the 2019-20 prep sports season begins with futbol. Click on the video viewer to see soccer highlights from the Washington boys’ 5-0 win over Harrisburg, Roosevelt boys’ 6-1 win over Brookings, and Brandon Valley girls’ 2-0 win over defending state champion Pierre! Categories:…

Final State Golf Tournaments Tee Off

State AA, A & B Girls' Along With State B Boys' Get Underway

YANKTON, WATERTOWN & ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  The final events of the 2018-19 SDHSAA Prep Sports Season are underway. The State AA, A & B Girls’ Golf Tournaments and the State B Boys’ Golf Tournaments teed off on Monday afternoon in Watertown, Aberdeen and Yankton.  Team and individual champions will be crowned tomorrow during the final round. Click on the video…

Patriots’ Day At State AA Track Meet As Lincoln Sweeps Team Titles

Dominant Run On Track Continues For The Lincoln High Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It was Patriots’ Day at the State AA Track & Field meet on Saturday in Sioux Falls. Again. After losing the team crown to Brandon Valley last year, the Lincoln girls’ reclaimed their crown in 2019 by edging out city rival O’Gorman by two points.  It’s the third title for the Patriot girls in the last…

St. Thomas More Sweeps State A Team Track Titles

Highlights From The 2019 State A Track & Field Meet

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The St. Thomas More Cavalier track and field programs continued a dominant decade at the State Track meet on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls. The Cavalier girls’ claimed their fifth straight team championship (and sixth in the last seven seasons) and the boys’ team followed suit with their second straight tite (fourth in the last five…

Viborg-Hurley Boys Take State B Track Title While Deubrook Girls Three-Peat

2019 State B Track & Field Meet

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the third straight year the Deubrook Dolphing girls’ track and field team are the State B Champions. Deubrook wrapped up the title with a first place finish in the final event of Saturday’s championship finale, the 4×400 meter relay, edging out Ipswich for the championship by nine points.  Viborg-Hurley claimed the boys’ team title on…

State Track & Field Meets Begin

Highlights From Opening Day At Three Sites

BRANDON, TEA & SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —   Though Mother Nature got one more shot in with early morning storms delaying the meet for an hour, the SDHSAA State Track & Field meet got off and running on Friday afternoon. Click on the video viewer for highlights from the AA meet in Brandon, the A meet in Tea and the B…

Good Day For Lincoln & Harrisburg At Outdoor Dan Lennon Invitational

Meet Moves Indoors Due To Construction At Dakota Dome

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The annual Dan Lennon Track & Field Invitational in Vermillion was forced outdoors to the Lillibride Track and Field Complex due to ongoing construction and renovations at the Dakota Dome.  Click on the video viewer for today’s highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Dan Lennon Invitational, High School Track & Field, SDHSAA

Clark/Willow Lake Finally Has Its State Basketball Championship

Special Team Helps Cyclones Break Through

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Clark/Willow Lake has never been short on talent and great boys basketball team. And after last night they aren’t short on something else. State championships! The Cyclones beat DeSmet 49-41 in the State B Championship last night to claim their first ever title.  With alums like Skyler Flatten the Cyclones have had chances before, most notably last…

Tea Sends Nine Seniors & Coach Out On High Note

Titans Win Second State A Boys' Basketball Title In Three Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Winning a state championship is nothing new to the Tea boys’ basketball team. Last night’s 68-57 win over Sioux Falls Christian is their second State A title in the last three years.  This one was more special since it was the final game for nine outgoing seniors as well as coach Chris Fechner, who is stepping…

Winner Adds Girls’ Basketball Championship To Packed Trophy Case

Warriors Claimed First Ever State A Basketball Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Even though the community of Winner is no stranger to state championships, last night they saw their first girls’ basketball championship as the Warriors beat West Central 60-53 to claim the State A crown. The Warrior football program has won seven state titles, four under current head coach Dan Aaker. Larry Aaker coaches the girls, and is…

STATE A BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP: Tea Pulls Away From Sioux Falls Christian

Titans Claim Second Title In Three Years With 68-57 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  With nine seniors and their coach, Chris Fechner, stepping down, the Tea Titans weren’t about to lose their final game. Down three at half the Titans stormed back to defeat Sioux Falls Christian 68-57 in the State A Boys’ Basketball Championship game on Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  It’s the second state title for the Titans…

STATE B CHAMPIONSHIP: Clark/Willow Lake Tops DeSmet To Win First State Title

Cyclones Win 49-41

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  After years of talented teams and a near miss last year, the Clark/Willow Lake boys’ basketball program finally has its state championship. The Cyclones, who lost last year’s State B title game to Sully Buttes 58-55, came back to take this year’s championship 49-41 over DeSmet.  After scoring 37 points in their 56-55 semifinal win over Bridgewater-Emery,…

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…

STATE B BOYS SEMIFINALS: Prouty Powers Clark/Willow Lake Past Bridgewater-Emery

Cyclones Win 56-55

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Jacob Prouty’s game-high 37 points powered the Clark/Willow Lake Cyclones past Bridgewater-Emery 56-55 and into the State B Boys’ Basketball championship game on Friday night in Aberdeen. Sawyer Schultz scored 25 for the Huskies in defeat. Click on the video viewer for highlights courtesy SD PB! Categories: High School Sports, Sports Tags: Boy’s Prep Basketball, SDHSAA

STATE AA BOYS SEMIFINALS: Controversial O’Gorman Buzzer Beater Dethrones Defending State Champion Yankton

Bucks Lose 43-42 On Shot That Shouldn't Have Counted

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  Last night’s State AA Boys’ State Semifinal will go down as one of the most talked about games in the history of South Dakota prep sports And it ignites a debate about using instant replay in championship events. O’Gorman defeated Yankton 43-42 in the semifinals when Luke Ronsiek hitting a runner in the lane as time…

STATE A BOYS SEMIFINALS: Tea & SF Christian Win Thrillers

Titans Top Pine Ridge 57-51 While Chargers Defeat Lennox 53-46

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Tea and Sioux Falls Christian will meet for the State A Boys’ Basketball Title after surviving semifinal thrillers. The Titans got 23 points and 12 rebounds from Noah Freidel to hold off Pine Ridge 57-51.  In the other semifinal Xavier Van Beek scored 16 to help the Chargers overcome a late Lennox lead to win 53-46….

STATE AA GIRLS SEMIFINALS: Brandon Valley Ends Mitchell’s Cinderella Run While Lincoln Edges Harrisburg

Lynx Win 52-38 While Patriots Take 42-39 Decision

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  Lincoln and Brandon Valley will square off for the AA Girls’ Basketball State Championship tomorrow at 6 PM. The Lynx ended the Cinderella run of Mitchell, who had upset top seed O’Gorman on Thursday, with a 52-38 win.  Danica Kocer led the Lynx with 17 points and Ashley Wells added 14 points. In the late semifinal…

STATE AA BOYS SEMIFINALS: Brandon Valley Pulls Away From Harrisburg

17-0 Run Helps Lynx Defeat Tigers 53-40

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  A 17-0 second quarter run put the Brandon Valley boys’ basketball team ahead for good in their State AA Semifinal against Harrisburg, with the Lynx pulling away to win 53-40. Evan Talcott led the Lynx with 18 points and Carter Olthoff added 12. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Brandon Valley will face O’Gorman in…