Daily Republic Sports
• Dakota Wesleyan University golf programs at Whistling Striats Shootout in Kohler, Wis. • Mitchell High School volleyball vs. Brandon Valley, 7 p.m. at Mitchell High School. • Area high...
COLOME -- In Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian's 35-8 win over the Colome football team Friday, Nate Spawn had two touchdowns and 113 yards on 16 carries. Carter Dykstra, Coby Johnson and Spencer Millar each added rushing touchdowns for the Black Panthers (4-3), who host Lower Brule in their final regular-season game at 7 p.m. Thursday in Platte. Johnson threw for 27 yards and made seven tackles and a sack, while Spawn led the defense with 8.5 tackles in the win.
LAKE ANDES -- The Freeman Academy volleyball team defeated Gayville-Volin in the finals of the Eagle Showdown on Saturday. The Bobcats won 25-18, 26-24. Dakota Christian beat Tripp-Delmont/Armour 25-23, 25-22 for third place. Andes Central topped Colome 25-18, 25-23 for fifth place, while Corsica/Stickney earned its first win of the season in the seventh-place match. The Jaguars beat Crow Creek 25-16, 25-16.
Monday's Mitchell High School volleyball match is a booster club event. The Kernels' match against Brandon Valley begins at 7 p.m. at the high school.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- A strong second half by the No. 1 Morningside College Mustangs handed Dakota Wesleyan University its second loss of the year on Saturday. Morningside (6-0, 3-0...
• Dakota Wesleyan University football vs. Morningside College, 1 p.m. in Sioux City, Iowa. • Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer at Doane College, 1 p.m. in Crete, Neb. • Dakota...
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 passing, while Blasius tallied a team-high seven tackles. Jesse Kirsch added five tackles. Jordan Grosdidier rushed 74 yards, while Jesse Grosdidier threw for 80 yards on 1-of-7 passing in the loss.
The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team defeated Presentation College 25-14, 25-16, 25-21 on Friday in Mitchell. The win snapped a seven-match losing streak for DWU (6-15, 0-10 GPAC). Mallory Jark and Sammy Fluck each had 4.5 blocks, while Michelle Van Epps had 32 assists. Jark led with 14 kills and Lauren Tadlock added 10 kills and eight digs. DWU hosts Nebraska Wesleyan University at 4 p.m. today in Mitchell.
MINOT, N.D. -- For the third straight year, Jeff Bertus was a champion in Minot, N.D. Bertus was the only cowboy to ride all four of his bulls, winning the average and the year-end title for the Badlands Circuit. The Avon bull rider took second in his fourth go at the Ram Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo, which was Sunday in Minot. The winners of each event go on to represent North and South Dakota at the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo on March 25-28 in Kissimmee, Fla. The 22-year-old scored 318 points on four head, and he will get his third opportunity for a shot at a national title.
SPENCER, Iowa -- Two youth Mitchell soccer teams finished their seasons with solid performances at the Galaxy Cup over the weekend in Spencer, Iowa. Mitchell teams competing in the event were the Mitchell 10U Ravens and Mitchell U8 Black Chargers. The Ravens went 4-0 to win Pool A of the 10U girls division at the Galaxy Cup over the weekend in Spencer, Iowa. The the Iowa tournament, the Ravens beat Spencer (Iowa) Galaxy 10-4, Sioux Falls (DASC) 4-3, Mason City (Iowa) 5-0 and Tempo (Tea) 9-1. The Ravens ended their season 14-2, including a second-place finish in the Prairie Soccer League.