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O’Gorman and Harrisburg Girls Get Tuesday Night Wins

O'Gorman and Harrisburg Girls Get Tuesday Night Wins

Emma Ronsiek had a huge game Tuesday night as the O’Gorman Knights beat Washington 57-47. She poured in 28 points as OG improved to 5-4. Jada Cunningham had 14 for the Warriors. And in Harrisburg, the 3rd-ranked Tigers got a solid team effort as they downed MacKenzie Miller and the Mitchell Kernels 47-43, improving to 6-1 for the year. Categories:…

Washington Alum Kuhnert Overcomes Injuries To Play For FCS National Title

Won FCS Offensive Lineman Of The Year At NDSU

FRISCO, TX  —  Though neither South Dakota or South Dakota State made it to the FCS National Championship, four Rushmore State natives have a chance to claim the hardware tomorrow with North Dakota State when they face James Madison for all the marbles. Most notable is Washington alum Austin Kuhnert who has been named the top offensive lineman in the…

MIKE MILLER CLASSIC-Prior Lake Defeats Washington

Warriors Fall 65-53

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Prior Lake defeated Washington 65-53 in boys’ basketball action at the Mike Miller Classic at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday afternoon.  Prior Lake’s Dawson Garcia led all scorers with 22 points while Washington was led by Zach Heins’ 15 points. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

MIKE MILLER CLASSIC-Washington Stops Wauwatosa West In OT

Warriors Win 62-59

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  Picking up from where it left on Thursday, the Mike Miller Classic had even more overtime drama on Friday night. The Washington Warriors beat Wauwatosa West (WI) 62-59 after an extra session. SDSU-bound football recruit Zach Heins led the Warriors with 19 points.  Logan Uttecht and Topher Zahn each added 15 for Washington while Allen Johnson and…

Seth Benson Follows in Footsteps of Greenway

Seth Benson Follows in Footsteps of Greenway

Having Seth Benson on the field was like having another assistant for Washington head coach Chad Stadem. “His intangibles probably are off the charts in terms of his leadership abilities. He’s literally right next to me when I’m talking to the team and coaching the team!” Stadem says. And Benson played enough positions to be one. In 2016 he stepped…

Washington’s Seth Benson Signs To Play College Football At Iowa

Third Warrior To Sign With A Big Ten School

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  From Mount Vernon’s Chad Greenway, to the Reiff Brothers of Parkston, to Brandon’s Matt Vandeberg and all the alums who’ve gone through West Lyon, the Iowa Hawkeye football program has had success mining this region for talent. And the chance to join that list was too good for Washington’s Seth Benson to pass up. South Dakota’s…

Seth Benson To Decide Between SDSU & Iowa Tomorrow

Washington Linebacker Could Join Prep Teammate Heins At SDSU

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After getting a late scholarship offer from Iowa, Washington linebacker Seth Benson chose not to choose between the Hawkeyes and South Dakota State yesterday during the first day of the early signing period, opting to take more time to make a decision. Apparently all he needed was an extra 48 hours because the Gatorade South Dakota…

Nebraska-Bound Haiby Leads Moorhead Over Washington

Warrior Girls Fall 58-53

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Nebraska-bound senior Sam Haiby scored a game high 24 points to lead Moorhead to a 58-53 win over Washington on Friday night in girls’ high school basketball action in Sioux Falls.  Taylor VandeVelde scored 18 to lead the host Warriors. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

Roosevelt Upsets Washington in 63-62 Thriller

Roosevelt Upsets Washington in 63-62 Thriller

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Warriors are ranked 5th in Class AA and this match up was exciting as Roosevelt lead 41-22 at the half. Click the video box above to see highlights from the 63-62 thriller. Categories: Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, Roosevelt Rough Riders, Washington Warriors

Washington’s Seth Benson Is Gatorade South Dakota Football Player Of The Year

Committed To Play College Football At SDSU

CHICAGO, IL  —  Washington’s Seth Benson had 105 tackles, six sacks and four forced fumbles to help lead the Warriors to a third straight 11AAA State Championship.  For his efforts he’s been named the 2017 Gatorade South Dakota High School Football Player of the Year. Benson plans to continue his football career at South Dakota State next season. Categories: High School…

Washington Stands Tall To Finish Three-Peat

Two-Point Conversion Stop Gives Warriors State Title 20-19 Over Roosevelt

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The Washington Warriors won their third straight state championship by the slimmest of margins. After a one point semifinal win over O’Gorman, the unbeaten Warriors had to sweat it out last night in the title game against another cross town rival-Roosevelt. Seth Benson and his Warrior teammates stopped Roosevelt’s game winning two point conversion attempt in the…

Will Farniok Follows in Brothers’ Footsteps

Will Farniok Follows in Brothers' Footsteps

Saturday’s State Championship isn’t just the end of the season at Washington. It’s the end of an era. “That was the last time a Farniok has played on Howard Wood Field. And Will kind of took a step back and said you’re right, I didn’t even think about it like that. And I said well hopefully one of you boys…

Washington and Chester Victorious Tuesday night

Washington and Chester Victorious Tuesday night

The post season is underway for most volleyball teams in South Dakota. Chester was a big winner Tuesday night in Madison in Region 4-B. And in a regular season match-up the Washington Warriors continued their improved play with a 3-0 win at the Lincoln Gym for their 18th win of the season. They have a very young team. Categories: High…

SFC, Washington and Marshall win on volleyball court Thursday

SFC, Washington and Marshall win on volleyball court Thursday

Thursday night had exciting volleyball action. Top-ranked Dakota Valley hosted #2 SF Christian in Class “A” and the visiting Chargers won 3 tightly contested sets and the match 3-0 as Ellie Voss led the way with 16 kills. At the Roosevelt gym, Leah Koltz had 13 kills as the Riders extended Marshall to a 5th set. The Tigers won that…

PRESIDENTS BOWL: Washington Pulls Away From O’Gorman

Warriors Win 28-17

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — Tupak Kpeayeh rushed for three touchdowns and top ranked Washington held off upset minded O’Gorman 28-17 at the 26th Presidents Bowl in Sioux Falls on Saturday afternoon.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Football, O’Gorman Knights, presidents bowl, SDHSAA, Washington Warriors

Warriors Look Ahead to Presidents Bowl

Warriors Look Ahead to Presidents Bowl

The Presidents Bowl is Saturday at Howard Wood Field and in the 3:30 game it will be Washington against O’Gorman. The Warriors are off to a tremendous start including a 41-7 win over Roosevelt last Friday in defense of their 11-AAA title. And Chad Stadem knows there are plenty of expectations for his talented team. He’s focused on proving how…

Lincoln-Washington Play 2 at Howard Wood

Lincoln-Washington Play 2 at Howard Wood

The Lincoln girls rallied after Carlie Kray had scored the give Washington a 1-0 half-time lead at Howard Wood Field Tuesday night. The Patriots scored 3 times in the 2nd half for the win. And in the Boys game, David Bizimana and Connor Corsini scored in the first half to lead the way for the patriots who led Washington 2-0…

Washington Emphatically Wins Championship Rematch At Brandon Valley

Two-Time Defending 11AAA Champs Win 45-6

BRANDON, S.D.  —  The Washington Warriors have been the clear cut preseason favorites to win a third straight 11AAA State Championship. They certainly lived up to the hype in their first game of 2017. Behind four touchdown passes from Jayden Johannsen the Warriors rolled to a 45-6 win in the rematch of last year’s state title game with Brandon Valley…

Gerry Ready To Prove Himself At Eagles Training Camp

Sioux Falls Native Begins First NFL Season Monday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  NFL Training camps begin over the course of the next week including in Philadelphia where one Sioux Falls native will begin trying to fulfill a lifelong dream. Former Washington Warrior and Nebraska Cornhusker Nate Gerry will begin training camp with the Eagles on Monday.  Philadelphia took him in the fifth round of the draft this year…