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Lennox Takes 2 at Vermillion

Lennox Takes 2 at Vermillion

VERMILLION, SD… The top-ranked Lennox Orioles edged #4 Vermillion in a great girls basketball game Thursday night 63-55 in Vermillion. Madysen Vlastuin led the Orioles with 19 points and Rianna Fillipi had 14. Lexi Plitzuweit led the Tanagers with 24 points. In the boys game, Lennox pulled away early and beat Vermillion 68-47 as Josh Arlt led the way with…

HIGHLIGHTS: Cheyanne Masterson’s 2 Homers Leads West Central to State ‘B’ Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The State ‘B’ Softball Tournament concluded on Sunday. Click the video box for highlights of the semifinal game between Sturgis and Vermillion plus the Championship game between Vermillion and West Central. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Softball, state softball tournament, Sturgis Scoopers, Vermillion Tanagers, West Central Trojans

Vermillion Boys Blank Harrisburg 1-0

Vermillion Boys Blank Harrisburg 1-0

HARRISBURG, SD… Jacob Chaussee was brilliant in goal Thursday night as the Vermillion Tanagers blanked the Harrisburg Tigers 1-0. Wyatt Lofthus scored the only goal of the game in the first half for the Tanagers and Chaussee was the difference between the pipes making two great leaping stops on Hunter Stanga in the first half. Categories: High School Sports, Sports,…

Dakota Valley Edges Vermillion In Region 4A Thriller

Late Hoop Gives Panthers 61-60 Win & Trip To Sweet 16

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D.  —  Down five points with two minutes to go, the Dakota Valley boys’ basketball team rallied past Vermillion, going ahead on Jack Graves jumper with 2.2 left and advancing to the State A Sweet 16 with a 61-60 victory. Click on the video viewer for the highlights! CORRECTION-In the highlight the winning basket was incorrectly credited…

Washington, OG and Dells are winners in boys hoops

Washington, OG and Dells are winners in boys hoops

In boys hoops Thursday night the Lincoln Patriots lost against despite 25 points from Jared Jaros. The Washington Warriors got 15 from Logan Uttecht and beat the #2 Patriots 52-44. The O’Gorman Knight built a 36-21 lead over Roosevelt and hung on to win 59-51. And Dell Rapids was in control throughout against Vermillion, beating the Tanagers 8166. Categories: High…

Watertown, SFC Boys and West Central Girls Victorious

Watertown, SFC Boys and West Central Girls Victorious

It was a wild night in high school basketball Tuesday night. The 3rd-ranked Tanagers of Vermillion lost 50-35 at West Central in girls basketball as both teams ended the night with 11-2 record. Kali Nelson led WC with 15 points. In boys basketball, Watertown out-scored #2 Lincoln 15-1 in the 2nd quarter and went on to beat the Patriots 61-52….

Madison, SFC Boys and Lincoln Girls Win in Thursday Hoops

Madison, SFC Boys and Lincoln Girls Win in Thursday Hoops

It was a wild night in high school hoops Thursday. Especially in boys Class “A” where top-ranked and unbeaten Madison needed a late surge in the 4th quarter to win at Dell Rapids 67-60. 4 Bulldogs were in double figures led by Jadon Janke with 16 points. Jeffrey Schuch had 18 for the Quarriers who led by 4 in the…

West Central Outlasts Vermillion To Win State B Softball Championship

Drop First Game 7-6 Before Taking Title-Deciding Game 12-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Much like it’s Class A counterpart earlier in the morning, the State B Softball Championship needed a second game to decide a champion. That’s where the similarities end. After falling to Vermillion 7-6 in ten innings in the first game of the State B Championship series, West Central scored six runs in the first inning and…

Tea Girls Win, SFC boys and Freeman Academy tie

Tea Girls Win, SFC boys and Freeman Academy tie

Kayla Aymer scored the only goal as Tea Area blanked Vermillion in girls soccer. And in the boys game at SF Christian it was a scoreless tie between the Chargers and Freeman Academy. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Freeman Academy, H.S. Soccer, SF Christian Chargers, Tea Area Titans, Vermillion Tanagers

Dell Rapids/Saint Mary Wins State B Baseball Title

Defeat Vermillion 7-0 In Title Game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —   After several close calls in past seasons, Dell Rapids/Saint Mary finally reached the top of Class B on Monday evening in Sioux Falls. Following an 11-1 semifinal win over Platte Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake/Corsica in the afternoon, the Quarriers dominance continued in the championship game with a 7-0 shutout of Vermillion.  Seth Anderson drove in four…

Vermillion & Dell Rapids/Saint Mary Cruise Into State B Title Game

State B Tournament Semifinals At Birdcage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Baseball on Memorial Day is a tradition in the Major Leagues. So to in South Dakota where the State B Tournament wraps up the prep season! In the first semifinal of the day at Sioux Falls Stadium Dell Rapids/Saint Mary scored in all six of their at-bats to win 11-5 over West Central.  Following that Vermillion…

STATE A SEMIFINALS: St. Thomas More & Lennox Punch Their Title Game Tickets

Cavaliers Win 42-30 Over Webster, Lennox Takes Out Vermillion 57-50

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  St. Thomas More and Lennox will play for the State A Girl’s Championship tomorrow night at Frost Arena in Brookings after each won their semifinal showdowns on Friday night. Four Orioles scored in double figures led by Rianna Fillipi’s 18 points in their 57-50 victory over Vermillion. Three-Time defending champion St. Thomas More cruised past Webster 42-30…

Hamlin upset, Lennox Edges Dells At State “A”

Tanagers pull upset, Orioles edge Quarriers at State "A"

BROOKINGS, SD… It was a great night of basketball at Frost Arena Thursday night. In the first game of the evening session the Tanagers of Vermillion knocked Hamlin from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 49-43 win. Kasey Jensen led the way with 14 points and Lexi Wadsworth had 14 as well for the Chargers. In the final game…

Vermillion Dominant At Madison

Hot-shooting Tanagers win big at #1 Madison

The Vermillion Tanagers had their shooting eyes Thursday night in Madison as they dominated the top-ranked Bulldogs 74-53. A 25-8 second quarter put the game out of reach at halftime as Jay Drake’s team led by 21 points. AJ Plitzuwet with 27 and Cooper Williams with 25 led Vermillion (15-3) and Mason Leighton and Aaron Fiegen each had 18 for…

DAKOTA XII CLASSIC: Sioux Falls Christian Crushes Vermillion Again

Chargers Win 84-56

VERMILLION, S.D. —  A little more than two weeks after winning by 20 at Vermillion, the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers were just as dominant in the rematch at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in the Dakota XII Boys’ Basketball Classic. The 4th ranked Chargers defeated the Tanagers 84-56 on Saturday afternoon behind 23 points from Koln Oppold.  DeJay Fykstra scored…

Williams Capping Great Career With Tanagers

Vermillion hopes to make first state tourney in 28 years behind Cooper Williams

  It’s something you don’t see in high school players. A.J. Pizuweit, Vermillion Junior: “He’s a very unselfish player. Sometimes I want him to shoot a little bit more than he should…” Early on at Vermillion High School it was clear Cooper Williams was a different breed. Jay Drake, Vermillion Coach:”From day one he came in as a freshman and…

Vermillion’s Williams Reaches Another Milestone

Cooper Williams Passes 1,000 Career Points

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Despite watching their team suffer just it’s second loss of the season to Dell Rapids 72-60 last night, Vermillion Tanager boys’ basketball fans had plenty to cheer for thanks to one senior standout. Entering the game with 999 career points, senior point guard Cooper Williams easily surpassed the 1,000 point mark with nine first quarter points. The…

Dell Rapids And Lincoln Boys Win

Quarriers win at Vermillion, Lincoln downs Washington

The Quarriers of Dell Rapids got 27 points and 20 rebounds from Jeffrey Schuch as they picked up a big win at Vermillion 72-60. A.J. Plitzuweit had 32 as the Tanagers lost for just the 2nd time in 13 games. In boys “AA” basketball, the Lincoln Patriots rallied past Washington on their home floor 73-63   Categories: High School Sports,…

Tuesday’s Hoops Recap

TV wins thriller, Brandon Valley sweeps and Vermillion boys stay perfect

  The 3rd-ranked Lennox Orioles went into Tr-Valley Tuesday night with a 10-0 record. They left with their first loss, 52-51 on a buzzer beat by the Mustangs’ Mia Miller. Taylor Will led the Mustangs with 20 points. In Brandon, the Lynx swept Huron 69-24 in the girls game to improve to 9-2 (ranked #2) and 62-52 in the boys…