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October 30, 2014
Area high school volleyball roundup: Titans finish atop Region 5A
WINNER -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton topped Winner 25-20, 25-20, 25-22 in a high school volleyball match on Thursday in Winner. Mikayla Weiss led Mount Vernon with a double-double with 27 assists and 13 digs, while Ivy Haines had 10 kills and two blocks. Haley Kaak had 13 digs, while...
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October 27, 2014
Area high school volleyball roundup: Skorepa earns 1,000th career kill
MENNO — Carley Skorepa hit her 1,000 career kill for Scotland in a victory over Menno on Monday. The Highlanders won the five-set match...
October 27, 2014 - 11:53pm
MOUNT VERNON: W. Springs thanks Mount Vernon
Faculty and students of Mount Vernon along with the Heroes Day Committee need to be commended for doing a fine job making the 2014 Homecoming a huge success .A special thank you from the people of Wessington Springs to the three Mount Vernon churches and Community and Letcher Community...
news / local
October 27, 2014 - 2:28pm
October 26, 2014
MVP and Ethan/Parkston earn top 5 finishes at Class A state meet
HURON -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton earned a third place finish and Ethan/Parkston took home fifth place at the Class A girls state cross country meet on Saturday in Huron. MVP finished with 74 points and Ethan/Parkston had 83 points, while St. Thomas More won the event with 53 points. Eighth-grader...
October 26, 2014 - 11:24pm
Wagner wins SESD volleyball tournament
CHAMBERLAIN -- The Wagner volleyball team won the Southeast South Dakota Conference Tournament after defeating Parkston 2-0 in the championship game on Saturday in Chamberlain. Set scores were 25-23, 25-14. Wagner's Ali Kuca led the team with seven kills, one ace, two blocks and...
October 26, 2014 - 11:15pm
October 24, 2014
Ethan/Parkston teams, others ready for Class A state meet
For the first time in nine years, both the boys and girls cross country teams from Parkston qualified for the state meet. Both Parkston programs made the state cross country meet in 2005 but hasn't advanced both teams to state since co-oping with Ethan. "We're trying to build that...
October 24, 2014 - 11:16pm
35 years after his father's murder, Mount Vernon man waiting for justice
A Mount Vernon man is still waiting for the person who murdered his father to be executed 35 years after the incident happened. Kenny Helgeland, now of Mount Vernon, was supposed to be with his father, Maynard, the day he was killed in Omaha. "I remember that day very well," Kenny...
news / crime
October 24, 2014 - 10:39pm
Kropsey rushes for nearly 300 yards in Lyman victory
PRESHO — Korder Cropsey rushed for 294 yards to lead Lyman to a 60-6 win over Jones County in a high school football game Thursday. The game ended early in the fourth quarter due to the mercy rule. Cropsey rushed 20 time for seven touchdown. Trey Mundlien rushed 110 yards on 14...
sports / prep
October 24, 2014 - 12:23am
Friday's sports briefs
Area teams to compete at state cheer and dance this weekend By The Daily Republic Watertown is hosting the eighth annual state cheer and dance competition today and Saturday. Competition for Class A will be held at 5 p.m. today and the Class AA competition is 11 a.m. Saturday...
October 24, 2014 - 12:15am
October 21, 2014
Area high school volleyball roundup: Fighting Cougars fall in four sets
SALEM — After winning the opening set, the McCook Central/Montrose volleyball team suffered a four-set loss to Tea Area on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-27, 25-17, 25-22, 25-23. Nicole Bies had a double-double with 15 assists and 21 digs, while Brianna Painter tallied a...
October 21, 2014 - 11:39pm
Area football teams clinch playoff spots, others vying to get in
With just under a week before the state playoffs begin, several South Dakota high school football teams have a lot on the line on Thursday, marking the final night of games for the regular season. To qualify for the state playoffs (with the exception of Class 11AAA and 11AA), a...
October 21, 2014 - 10:07pm
October 20, 2014
Area volleyball: TDA outlasts Platte-Geddes in five sets
ARMOUR -- After dropping the first set, the Tripp-Delmont/Armour volleyball team rallied back to beat Platte-Geddes 3-2 on Monday in Armour. Set scores were 19-25, 25-22, 18-25, 25-19, 15-11. TDA was led by Jessica Sandau, who finished with a double-double, recording 13 kills and...
October 20, 2014 - 11:41pm
MOUNT VERNON: 2014 homecoming royalty crowned at MVHS
The 2014 homecoming queen and king, Dani Stoltz and Bobbi Beach Pattison. They were crowned Oct. 14 by the 2013 king and queen Cody Hinker and Haley DeLancey at coronation. Dani is the daughter of Bob and Deb Stolz and Bobbi the son of Kim Beach and Rod Pattison. Masters of ceremony...
opinion / columns
October 20, 2014 - 7:00am
October 18, 2014
High school football roundup: WiLdKats top Seahawks 42-14
EMERY — Eathen Gaulke had 201 rushing yards and five touchdowns in Kimball/White Lake's 42-14 win over Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan on Friday. Corbin Heath had 64 yards and Turner Blasius recorded 34 yards on the ground for the WiLdKats. Josh Taylor threw for 56 yards on 3-of-6...
October 18, 2014 - 12:20am
October 16, 2014
MVP girls take first at Region 4A
CHAMBERLAIN -- The Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls cross country team raced to a first-place finish at the Region 4A meet on Thursday in Chamberlain. MVP finished with a score of 23, while Chamberlain took third place with 47. Todd County was second with 32. The top 20 runners and...
October 16, 2014 - 10:36pm