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Two MTI cowboys win at rodeo

By The Daily Republic

Two Mitchell Technical Institute cowboys won an event at the 56th Annual University of Nebraska College Rodeo over the weekend.

Jim O’Leary, a Timber Lake native, won the saddle bronc and Evan Thyberg, a Hartford native, won steer wrestling.

Kyle Hapney took fourth in saddle bronc, Blake Boysen finished third in steer wrestling and Klay O’Daniel tied for fifth in team roping but failed to record a time in the finals.

The Maverick men’s team finished third overall, and Chase Albers suffered a season-ending shoulder dislocation.

MTI will compete in the Yellow Jacket Stampede Friday and Saturday in Spearfish.

Lakeview Ladies golf season to begin May 7

By The Daily Republic

The opening day for Lakeview Ladies Golf Association is May 7.

The new starting time for scrambles this season is 5 p.m. Membership at Lakeview is not required to join the Ladies Association and all levels of playing ability are welcome. Dues are $20 for the season plus green fees on days played.

Scrambles are scheduled on the first Wednesday of every month. For more information, call Lakeview at 996-8460.

Stiegelmeier to speak at QB Club

By The Daily Republic

South Dakota State University football coach John Stiegelmeier is this week’s special guest at the weekly Quarterback Club meeting tonight.

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Depot in Mitchell. Dakota Wesleyan University and Mitchell High School coaches will also speak at the meeting.

Kernel girls take second at Madison quad

By The Daily Republic

MADISON — Madison VanWalleghen carded the lowest score for the Kernel girls golf team Tuesday at a Madison quadrangular.

She had a 95 to take fourth, while the Kernels finished with a 393 to take second. Madison won the meet with a 387, Watertown had a 406 and Brookings only had two competitors and couldn’t tally a team score.

Mitchell’s Macy Miller had a 98, Kylie Barington and Taylor Volesky each shot a 100 and Blair Overweg carded a 103. Allison Miller finished with a 105, Allysa Sorenson had a 108 and Trisha Flemmer scored a 112.

The Kernels host the Mitchell Invitational Friday at Lakeview Golf Course.

DWU baseball falls to NDSU

By The Daily Republic

FARGO, N.D. — The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team fell 11-1 to North Dakota State University Tuesday.

The Bison got three runs in the fourth inning and four in the fifth to pull away from the Tigers in the nonconference matchup. Wes Satzinger led NDSU, going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a run scored.

Ben Ladner, Neil Nagle, Michael Johnson and Cole Wenande each picked up a hit for the Tigers, while Jared Neilan had DWU’s lone RBI.

The Tigers (21-20) play their final regular-season home games with a doubleheader against Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Dordt College at 5 p.m. Thursday in Mitchell.

Parkston beats W/A/LA 8-2

By The Daily Republic

DIMOCK — The Parkston High School baseball team improved to 6-0 Tuesday after beating Wagner/Avon/Lake Andes 8-2.

Spencer Lucas got the win for Parkston. He went six innings, allowing one unearned run on two hits and striking out seven. Lane Conrad pitched the final inning for Parkston. He gave up one unearned run, walked two and did not allow a hit.

Cole Donahue and Jacob Weber led the Parkston offense. Donahue had two hits, one walk, one stolen base and an RBI, while Weber had a single, a stolen base, a run scored and two RBIs. Lucas and Zach Scott each added a single and an RBI.

Wagner/Avon/Lake Andes was led by David Kocer and Cody Namminga. Kocer recorded a double, while Namminga had single. Logan Mudder was handed the loss.

Parkston also won the JV game 8-7 and hosts Vermillion 2 p.m. Saturday in Dimock. Wagner/Avon/Lake Andes plays Beresford/Centerville at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Beresford.

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