Jacob Bartscher, a 6-foot-5, 200-pound senior from Hanson High School, is expected to sign today with the Augustana football team on National Signing Day, a day for high school seniors to sign national letters of intent.
The Greenway twins are sticking together.
Mitchell High School seniors Jason and Justin Greenway have verbally committed play football to Augustana College, an NCAA Division II university in Sioux Falls.
Augustana Band and Augustana College/Community Band will perform with guest soloist, Greg Hustis, principal horn of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, at the Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center, Brandon.
The last of the three area students who were in Egypt will return home to South Dakota today.
Alexis Preheim, of Chamberlain, and Ariel Tjaden, of Freeman, were on a flight out of the riot-filled Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Monday morning.
There were 30 people on the flight, which arrived in Amsterdam, where they spent the night.
One of three area members of the Augustana College band that was in strife-torn Egypt was part of a group that left the country Sunday.
The other two band members from the Mitchell area are in a group that was scheduled to depart from Cairo early this morning.
Ethan Edzards of Wessington Springs was one of 61 people who left Egypt Sunday and spent the day in Amsterdam, Holland, before departing for the United States. There were 46 students and 15 other members of the tour on the first flight out.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Joe Clark ran for 117 yards to go over 1,000 yards for the third straight season, and Augustana used a strong defensive performance to beat Grand Valley State 38-6 in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs Saturday.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Kyle Minett rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns and South Dakota State beat Southern Illinois 31-10 Saturday.
South Dakota (2-4, 2-2 Missouri Valley) finished with 194 yards rushing to Southern Illinois’ 152 yards, but the Salukis (3-4, 2-2) led in the air with 181 passing yards to South Dakota’s 103 yards.
There never were any concrete rules Augustana baseball coach Tim Huber set for Tyson Gau’s Legion baseball season.
Instead, there was more of a comforting feeling for Huber, knowing that Gau — one of his prized young pitching stars — would be under the direction of his own uncle, Jerry Smith, who’s Alexandria’s head coach.
OMAHA, Neb. — Creighton snapped the University of South Dakota’s 13-game winning streak Tuesday when it beat the Coyotes 89-78 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com postseason men’s basketball tournament in Omaha, Neb.
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