Daily Republic Sports
Morningside overcame a quick Dakota Wesleyan University start Wednesday at the Corn Palace, as the Mustangs dealt DWU a four-set Great Plains Athletic Conference loss to close the regular season. Set scores were 21-25, 25-9, 25-19 and 25-16. Rebecca Frick tallied a double-double with 10 kills and 13 digs. Emily Brunsing chipped in five kills and four block assists. Bridgett Knobbe also added a double-double with 23 assists and 11 digs and Sara Herman had 14 digs in the loss.
MADISON — After dropping the first set, Ethan rallied for 3-1 win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in Region 4B volleyball action on Tuesday in Madison. Set scores were 23-25, 25-20, 25-14 and 25-16. Jada Plastow led the Rustlers with 18 kills, 15 digs, three aces and one block, while Karly Gustafson added 13 kills, five blocks and three digs and Cameryn Logan finished with four kills, four aces and two digs. Jessica Bartscher had 36 assists, nine digs, three kills, two aces and one block and Maddie Miiller chipped in 23 digs and one assist.
ABERDEEN — The Mitchell High School volleyball team needed breaks to go its way at Aberdeen Central Tuesday night. But there weren't many bounces in the Kernels' favor and the Golden Eagles were in control of the Eastern South Dakota Conference match from the start, winning in three sets — 25-17, 25-13 and 25-20 — at Golden Eagles Arena. "We knew that Aberdeen was a really good team and they played very well," Mitchell coach Deb Thill said. "We kind of came out real slow and our passing wasn't very crisp. We couldn't string many points together.
CHAMBERLAIN—The Black Hills State University women's basketball team will face Southwest Minnesota State in a Disaster Relief Exhibition game at 7 p.m. Friday at the Chamberlain Armory. The contest will take place after Chamberlain Middle School games with admission to game costing $1 plus a free will donation. All proceeds will be donated to the California Fire Relief Fund, according to Chamberlain Activities Director Todd Palmer.
VERMILLION (AP) — Two University of South Dakota football players were arrested Monday on charges of second degree rape after an alleged assault earlier this month at an off-campus residence, police said. Vermillion police said in a statement that Danny Rambo and Dale Williamson turned themselves in without incident. School officials say they received a complaint last week about the Oct. 22 alleged attack and turned it over to law enforcement. Police said the investigation is continuing. University president James W. Abbott says the school is cooperating with police.
SCOTLAND — Scotland defeated Corsica-Stickney 3-1 in a Region 6B volleyball match on Monday in Scotland. Set scores were 25-18, 25-10, 25-27 and 25-13. Taylor Gall had 14 kills and 20 digs for a double-double to lead Scotland, while Kennedy Bietz added eight kills, 15 digs and five aces. Taylor Bietz recorded 31 assists, 11 digs, two aces and one kill and Grace Fryda had 14 digs and five aces.
The Dakota Bulldogs amateur football team will open its second season in style, competing in the Southern Plains Football League Winter Pigskin Classic on Nov. 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Rebecca Frick recorded 13 kills and 11 digs to help propel the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team team past College of Saint Mary 3-1 on Friday at the Corn Palace. Set scores were 22-25, 25-14, 25-16 and 25-15. Chelsey Heeg added 11 kills and four digs, Sydney Fritz had 10 kills and two digs, while Sara Herman recorded 19 digs and Bridgett Knobbe finished with 36 assists. Emily Brunsing had 7.5 blocks as DWU recorded 14 total blocks in the contest. For the Flames, Peyton Robley had 15 kills and 16 digs, while Dani Carlson added 12 kills and 10 digs in the loss.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Should the Tigers qualify for the national tournament for a fourth straight year, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team won’t be going to Branson, Missouri.
CORSICA—No passing was necessary for the Corsica-Stickney football team Thursday night, as the top-seeded Jaguars pounded Timber Lake in a 52-0 Class 9A quarterfinal playoff victory. The game was ended at halftime by the 50-point mercy rule.