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Mitchell co-head girls golf coach Rob Marchand feels good about how his golfers are playing heading into the state tournament. The Kernels shot its third-best score at the Eastern South...
Custer Battlefield Highway Conference Meet Wednesday in Kimball BOYS TEAM: 1. Corsica/Stickney 209; 2. Mount Vernon/Plankinton 124; 3. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 97; 4. Mitchell Christian 61; 5. Are you a newspaper...
WINNER -- Glen McCready remembers watching Basin League baseball games at Leahy Bowl when he was a boy. McCready, treasurer of the Winner Baseball Association, doesn't want to see the field, which is named after Notre Dame football coach and Winner native Frank Leahy, lose its historic feel.
Tyson Gau played his part in helping the Augustana College baseball team to its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference championship over the weekend. Gau, an Alexandria native, got the start on the mound during the Vikings' second game of the tournament, which was a 7-5 win over St. Cloud State University Thursday at Karras Park in Sioux Falls. The right-hander threw 6 2/3 innings, giving up four earned runs on eight hits. He had four strikeouts and walked one in the outing. The Vikings (40-14) earned a sixth seed in the NCAA Central Region Tournament and play No.
A highly anticipated high school boys tennis match between Sioux Falls Lincoln and Mitchell didn't disappoint spectators Wednesday at Hitchcock Park. After many back-and-forth matches, the Patriots left the Kernels with their lone loss of the season. Mitchell fell 6-3 to Lincoln, which suffered its only loss of the season last week against Sioux Falls O'Gorman.
Mitchell’s golf courses were filled with high school region golf tournaments Tuesday, following a rainy Monday. After battling windy conditions, Parkston swept the team and individual competitions at the Region...
WHITE LAKE -- Ivy Haines had a big week for the Kimball/White Lake track and field team. Haines, a sophomore from White Lake, recorded five first-place finishes when competing at two meets last week. At the Burke/South Central Relays on May 6 in Bonesteel, Haines won the 300-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump.
Four of Jeremy Tosaya's players are getting the opportunity to improve their skills this summer by playing semi-professional soccer. "This is a big deal for the Dakota Wesleyan University soccer program," Tosaya said in an email. Tosaya, who is in Argentina recruiting, said the Tiger men's program has had players join semi-professional teams in the past but there has never four in one summer. One former player who made past semi-professional rosters was Mitchell native Jordan Werner, who played with the St.
Even in cold weather, Carol Lehr is at the tennis courts supporting the Kernels. Lehr doesn't miss watching her son, Brenden, Mitchell's No. 5 singles player who's nearing the end of his junior year. She's at a match regardless of whether the Kernels are playing on the road or at home. Carol is fully involved in the matches, watching from just outside the fence or through the windshield of her vehicle on a "nice" South Dakota spring afternoon. Like Brenden, many athletes have their mom near when in competition, rain or shine.
CHAMBERLAIN -- One area coach and one are official earned awards from the South Dakota High School Coaches' Association, which were released Friday. Chamberlain's Sherri Knippling received the 2014 SDHSCA Coach of the Year award for gymnastics, while Donnie Kayser, of Alexandria, was selected as the Official of the Year by the association. Award winners will be recognized at the annual awards banquet July 16 in Aberdeen in conjunction with the summer coaches' clinic. Knippling has been coaching the Cubs for 21 years, with the team finishing in third at this year's Class A state competition.