West Central Trojans

West Central Sweeps Vermillion To Claim Fourth Straight State B Softball Championship

Seventh Title Since 2012 And Third Straight Over Tanagers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The West Central Trojans defeated the Vermillion Tanagers twice on Sunday afternoon to claim the State B Softball championship, defeating the Tanagers 8-0 and 16-4.  It’s the Trojans fourth consecutive state title, the third straight at Vermillion’s expense, and seventh championship since 2012. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports…

KDLT FOOTBALL FRIDAY TAILGATE TOUR-Hartford

Previewing Pierre At West Central

HARTFORD, S.D.  —  The third stop on our KDLT Sports #FootballFriday Tailgate Tour is in Hartford as we preview tonight’s game between two-time defending 11AA State Champion Pierre and West Central!  Hear from both coaches, get the KDLT Sports Pooch’s Pick, take a look ahead at college action this week including a preview of USD at Oklahoma, and hear from…

Lennox and West Central Advance to State B Baseball Tourney

Lennox and West Central Advance to State B Baseball Tourney

SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was super regional night in class “B” high school baseball and 6 teams advanced to the State B Baseball Tournament by making the championship game in their region. Among them were Lennox and West Central in 3-B… Lennox held off Dell Rapids 5-3 in the first game of the night at Ronken Field and then it…

STATE A GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP: Winner Beats West Central To Complete A Perfect Season

Warriors Win First State Title 60-53

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It was the perfect ending for the Winner Warriors girls’ basketball team. In a battle of unbeatens it was Winner using a big second half to pull away from West Central 60-53 in the State A Girls’ Basketball Championship on Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  It’s the first ever state title for the 24-0 Warriors. Gabriel…

Top-Ranked West Central Advance to Class “A” SODAK 16

Top-Ranked West Central Advance to Class "A" SODAK 16

TEA, SD… The top-ranked Trojans of West Central overcame a slow start to beat Garretson 56-45 Thursday night in Region 3-A girls basketball. Rylee Haldeman sparked the team with 3 quick hoops at the end of the first half to turn a deficit into a 27-20 half-time lead and they never looked back, improving to 21-0. Joining the T’s in…

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…

West Central Edges Lennox in OT Thriller

West Central Edges Lennox in OT Thriller

LENNOX, SD… In a battle of two of the top teams in Class “A” girls basketball it turned into a classic Friday night in Lennox. It looked like the top-ranked Orioles were going to pull away and hand West Central it’s first loss. Madysen Vlastuin hit a 3 to end the 3rd quarter and the Orioles were up by 7….

West Central Rolls Over Canby At Swiftel Classic

Trojans Win 66-36

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  West Central improved to 4-0 with a 66-36 victory over Canby in the Swiftel Girl’s Basketball Classic on Saturday evening in Brookings.  Rachel Eickman led the Trojans with 12 points while Cheyanne Masterson added 11. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Girls’ High School Basketball, West Central…

BW Emery, Tea Area and Washington are winners in boys hoops Thursday

BW Emery, Tea Area and Washington are winners in boys hoops Thursday

TEA, HARTFORD, SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Tea Area Titans and BW/Emery Huskies took the floor Thursday as top-ranked teams. The Titans got 20 points form Noah Freidel and beat Garretson 78-52 on their home floor. But it was much closer for the Huskies who saw a 13 point 13 cut to 2 with just over 2 minutes left at West…

STATE A SOCCER-West Central Girls Three-Peat As State Champs

Defeat Tea 3-0

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  The West Central girls’ soccer team won their third consecutive State A Championship, fittingly, by the score of 3-0 over Tea on Saturday afternoon.  Click on the video viewer for highlights courtesy SD PB! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Soccer, Tea Titans, West Central Trojans

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

West Central and Bon Homme Advance to Championship

West Central and Bon Homme Advance to Championship

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The championship game is set for the Sioux Falls Stadium Tuesday evening in the State “B” Baseball Tournament… Bon Homme jumped to a quick 5-0 lead over Redfield and went on to win the noon game 7-3. And then West Central got another dominant performance from a pitcher, this time Miles Mutziger who twirled a complete game…

STATE B BASEBALL-West Central’s Brandon McKnight No-Hits The Honkers

Trojans Advance To Semifinals With 2-0 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Against a team nicknamed the “Honkers”, West Central’s Brandon McKnight was making all the noise. The Trojan righty struck out 11 and no-hit Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake/Colome 2-0 in the State B Baseball Quarterfinals on Monday afternoon at the Birdcage in Sioux Falls.  West Central will face Lennox tomorrow in the semifinals at 2 PM. McKnight dominated…

Madison, West Central Advance at State “A”

Madison, West Central Advance at State "A"

WATERTOWN, SD… The Madison Bulldogs defied odds when they beat 4th-seeded Lennox to make the State “A” tournament  in Watertown. Thursday they took the floor against the top seeded Belle Fourche Broncs with plenty of confidence and it showed as they advanced to the semi-finals with a 56-42 victory. Nicole Brown led the Bulldogs with 16 points and 20 rebounds….

Dell Rapids & Sioux Falls Christian Boys Punch Sweet 16 Tickets

Quarriers & Chargers Win Region 3A Semifinals

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Christian Chargers and Dell Rapids Quarriers boys’ basketball team are heading to the State A Sweet 16. In Region 3A semifinal play at the Elmen Center in Sioux Falls it was the Chargers starting things with an 81-33 victory over West Central.  In the nightcap the Quarriers outscored Tri-Valley 16-9 i in the…

West Central and Dell Rapids Girls Advance

West Central and Dell Rapids Girls Advance

TEA, SD… Several teams advanced to the Sweet 16 Thursday in girls hoops. At Region 3-A in Tea both West Central and Dell Rapids advanced. WC looked dominant in a 55-30 win over Tri-Valley and Dell Rapids won a close game with SF Christian 52-40. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Dell Rapids Quarriers, Girls Basketball, Region…

Lincoln and Lennox Get Wins in Girls Hoops Tuesday

Lincoln and Lennox Get Wins in Girls Hoops Tuesday

The Lincoln Patriots girls showed why they have moved up to the #2 spot in the Class “AA” rankings Tuesday night. They defeated Washington 69-54 on the Warriors home floor. Morgan Hansen led the way with 23 points and 14 rebounds as the pats improved to 14-3. And in a great Class “A” matchup in Hartford, Lennox went to OT…

More Honors for Derick Peters

More Honors for Derick Peters

West Central senior Derick Peters has had a decorated high school cross country career. And he’s ended it with a bang after being named the Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year for the 2nd straight season. Peters won the State “A” title by almost a minute, finished 2nd in the NIKE Heartland Regional race in November at Yankton Trails…

Koepsells rally MCM past West Central

Koepsells rally MCM past West Central

HARTFORD, SD… The West Central Trojans brought an impressive 14-3 record into Monday night’s game with #3 McCook Central/Montrose. And it looked like they would pull the upset when they led by 6 at the half thanks to very balanced scoring. But the Cougars went on a 10-0 run led by Morgan and Madison Koepsell. M-C-M led by 4 before…