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Giant asteroid set to buzz Earth, poses no threat
Former Mitchell teacher remembered for dedication
Warm weather, but no record
COLUMN: Reforming our juvenile corrections system
Wildlife damage program helps nearly 2K land owners annually
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
NFL officials say impartial staff to handle Super Bowl game-day balls
Lead investigator in 'Deflate-gate' says investigation won't wrap up for several more weeks
Super Bowl XLIX: Defining Belichick's greatness
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
May L. Bely
Don B. Boyd
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
Mike Miller Classic
January 1, 2015
Classic shows off SD's top basketball venues
The decision to play the Fifth Annual Mike Miller Classic at two locations was a hard pill to swallow for the community of Mitchell. But, it was clear that the mission of this year's event was to showcase top venues for basketball in South Dakota -- Mitchell's Corn Palace and Sioux...
January 1, 2015 - 11:27pm
December 30, 2014
Findlay Prep flys past Sioux Falls Lincoln 77-52
SIOUX FALLS -- Findlay Prep didn't waste any time showing off its athletic talent at the Fifth Annual Mike Miller Classic. The Pilots out of Las Vegas, Nev., opened the game with back-to-back dunks and used a 15-1 run in the second-half to pull away from Sioux Falls Lincoln. Findlay...
December 30, 2014 - 12:05am
December 29, 2014
Mike Miller Classic roundup: SF Roosevelt tops Patrick Henry
SIOUX FALLS -- Four Sioux Falls Roosevelt players scored in double figures as the Rough Riders outlasted Patrick Henry (Minn.) 70-66 at the Fifth Annual Mike Miller Classic on Monday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. Pierce Mriden led the Rough Riders with 16 points, while...
December 29, 2014 - 5:57pm
Kernels come up short against ECS 74-61
SIOUX FALLS -- Poor shooting and an array fouls doomed the Mitchell Kernels on Monday. Mitchell (4-2, 2-0 ESD) shot 32 percent from the floor and 22 percent from behind the arc and Evangelical Christian School (Tenn.) used a strong second half to pull away. ECS defeated Mitchell...
December 29, 2014 - 5:34pm
December 27, 2014
DeLaSalle trips up Mitchell 71-57
The DeLaSalle Islanders proved why they are the three-time defending Minnesota Class AAA high school boys basketball state champion. The Islanders took control and contained the Mitchell Kernel offense in a 71-57 victory in the second game of the “Coach Gary Munsen Tournament”...
December 27, 2014 - 10:19pm
Warriors cruise past ECS Eagles
A balanced offensive attack led the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors past Evangelical Christian School (Tenn.) 65-53 in the first game of the "Coach Gary Munsen Tournament" at the fifth annual Mike Miller Classic on Saturday in the Corn Palace. Senior Deng Geu led the Warriors with...
December 27, 2014 - 9:24pm
Patriot defense shuts down Golden Eagles
The Patrick Henry Patriots (Minn.) closed the first half on a 27-0 run en route to a 102-53 win over the Mitchell Christian Golden Eagles in the first game of the fifth annual Mike Miller Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace. After a slow start, the Golden Eagles pulled within...
December 27, 2014 - 7:28pm
December 26, 2014
Out-of-state talent fills Corn Palace, Pentagon
Dave Thorson's team is no stranger to the Corn Palace. DeLaSalle High School returns to Mitchell's venue today to participate in its fifth consecutive Mike Miller Classic. "We have felt that the Mike Miller Classic, on all fronts, has been really positive for our team," Thorson...
December 26, 2014 - 6:44pm
December 11, 2014
Tickets available for Mike Miller Classic
Tickets are available for the Fifth Annual Mike Miller Classic, which is Dec. 27 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell and Dec. 29 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. General admission tickets are $10 and reserved seating tickets are $20. If interested, call the Corn Palace box office...
December 11, 2014 - 4:10pm
November 4, 2014
Mike Miller Classic implements inaugural Gary Munsen tourney
Gary Munsen played a big role in helping Mike Miller reach his dreams of playing in the National Basketball Association. Miller, a first-year Cleveland Cavalier and former Mitchell Kernel, is now paying his respects to Munsen, who is second in South Dakota state history for boys...
November 4, 2014 - 10:42pm
July 30, 2014
Mike Miller Classic to be split between Mitchell, Sioux Falls this year
The 2014 Mike Miller Classic will be split between Mitchell and Sioux Falls, event organizer Ernie Kuyper said Monday. The fifth annual event will be held Dec. 27 at Mitchell’s Corn Palace before moving to the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls for Dec. 29 games. Kuyper said the new...
sports / Kernels
July 30, 2014 - 8:22am
July 28, 2014
Mitchell losing half of Miller Classic to Sioux Falls
Half of this year's Mike Miller Classic will be held in Sioux Falls, event organizer Ernie Kuyper said Monday. The classic is a multi-day high school boys basketball event that has been hosted annually for four years, with all games previously held at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Kuyper,...
news / local
July 28, 2014 - 8:59pm
December 29, 2013
Washington edges Flora Macdonald for win
By OWEN REITZEL The Daily Republic Sioux Falls Washington raced to a 10-0 first-half lead and hung on to defeat Flora Macdonald (N.C.) 47-46 at the Fourth Annual Mike Miller Classic Saturday. The Cougars managed to cut the deficit to 24-19 with just over a minute left in the...
sports / prep
December 29, 2013 - 11:40am
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self watches classic finale
Midway through the second half of the final game at the Fourth Annual Mike Miller Classic fans began to buzz at the sight of a man who was sitting court side watching the Findlay Prep vs. DeLaSalle game. That man was Kansas head boys’ basketball coach Bill Self, who made the...
sports / prep
December 29, 2013 - 2:37am
Findlay Prep beats DeLaSalle 58-44
The Findlay Prep Pilots were firing on all cylinders in the final game of the Fourth Annual Mike Miller Classic Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The result was a 58-44 victory over DeLaSalle (Minn.). Findlay Prep (Nev.) was 22-of-31 from the field and 1-of-4 from behind...
sports / prep
December 29, 2013 - 2:22am