Daily Republic Sports
YANKTON—The Mitchell High School girls golf team fell to Yankton 16.5-6.5 in the Rob Marchand Memorial Cup on Friday at Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton. It was the second year of the Marchand Cup, a Ryder Cup-style golf dual, where scoring is kept in three different ways. The first six holes were a four team best ball, holes 7-12 were a four man scramble and holes 13-18 were individual match play.
Mitchell High School and the Mitchell Athletic Booster Club is currently accepting nominations for the Mitchell High School Hall of Fame. For an athlete to be considered for induction, he or she must be out of high school for a minimum of 15 years. For a coach to be considered, he or she must be out of coaching for a minimum of five years. All nominations must include contact information for the nominee, and a bio including a list of accomplishments is suggested.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa—The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was swept by Morningside College 10-3 and 3-0 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader on Thursday in Sioux City, Iowa. DWU's Amber Budmark smacked a three-run homer in Game One. It was the only scoring for the Tigers. Sierra Haage took the loss after tossing six innings, allowing five earned runs off 12 hits, while striking out one and walking a batter.
SCOTLAND—Both Corsica-Stickney track and field teams claimed the team title at the Great Plains Conference meet on Thursday in Scotland. The Jaguar boys won the nine-team title with 208 points, while Colome took second with 84 points and Burke/South Central placed third with 82 points. In the girls competition, Corsica-Stickney finished with 113.5 points, while Colome placed second with 110 points and Burke/South Central took third with 86.
Pierre's Brad Dean announced his decision on Twitter to play men's basketball for Dakota Wesleyan University. The 6-foot guard was a first team all-stater this past season and helped the Governors finish fourth at the Class AA state tournament. Dean averaged 19 points per game, recorded 41 steals and hit a school-record 77 3-pointers last season. Dean finished his career with the second most 3-pointers made in program history. He was also an all-state wide receiver for the Governors.
Gary native Sydney Sisk has signed a national letter of intent with the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team. Sisk joins the Tigers from Canby (Minnesota) High School, where she was a four-year letterwinner. She led her team to a 23-5 record, while earning all-area and all-conference accolades. In her career she tallied 974 total points, and was the team captain, while being named most improved, MVP and hardest worker.
YANKTON — Howard native Taylor Noid will continue her women's college basketball career at Mount Marty College. Noid, a 5-foot-5 guard, started for two years at Minnesota West Community College in Worthington. She was a two-time all-Southern Division pick in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference and was twice player of the week, helping the Blue Jays to a 19-7 record during the 2016-17 season. She averaged 10.6 points per game, six assists, 4.8 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game.
Jed Schmidt's baseball career will continue at Augustana University. The Mitchell High School senior's decision became official on Monday. Schmidt, a three-sport athlete for the Kernels, said he had been in contact with the school since last summer, but wanted to wait until making his decision. "I've really wanted to continue playing baseball after high school. It's a dream come true," Schmidt said. "If I was going to play college baseball, it was going to be at Augustana. Otherwise, I would have just went to school somewhere else."
EAGLE, Neb. — Tom Hogg tied for second place individually and the Dakota Wesleyan University men's golf team finished third at the Great Plains Athletic Conference men's golf championships. Northwestern won the team title with a score of 1227, followed by Morningside at 1236 and DWU at 1240 after 72 holes. Morningside's Corey Matthey won the individual title with a cumulative score of 302.
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — Dordt College locked down the Dakota Wesleyan University offense for much of the doubleheader between the two teams Monday, earning a sweep 4-2 and 3-0. In the opener, DWU had five hits, led by a pair from Tramane Moore. Jerrod Zens had a lead-off home run to right field to open the game but the Defenders' kept DWU in check. Tiger starter Steven Sagasty threw a complete game, allowing seven hits in six innings and three earned runs.