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WINNER -- A freshman was asked to come through on the mound for the Winner/Colome baseball team in the first-round region playoffs. Drew DeMers not only delivered, the youngster threw a no-hitter in a 10-0 victory over South Central/Burke/Gregory/Bonesteel Wednesday. "He kept the ball down and we were able to field behind him," Winner/Colome coach Drew Weber said. "He was throwing a lot of strikes and getting ahead of batters. He knows where to pitch. He's really steady and a smart player." DeMers recorded seven strikeouts and walked one.
Many of the Mitchell area golf teams are familiar with Lakeview Golf Course and Wild Oak Golf Club, the two hosts of this year’s Class B girls and boys state...
After years of running the state tennis tournaments, a flaw was found in the point system. The way the current point system is set up, there is a possibility that...
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. Kimball/White Lake 48. INDIVIDUAL...
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.