Daily Republic Sports
Registration for fall indoor tennis lessons is now open through Thursday for boys and girls ages 5-12. Registration can be completed at the Mitchell Rec Center or online at cityofmitchell.org. Lessons will begin on Nov. 3 and run through Dec. 15 at the Davison County Building.
University of Sioux Falls head coach Jed Stugart will be a special guest at the Mitchell Quarterback Club at 7:30 p.m. today at the Depot Pub and Grill in Mitchell.
By GIDAL KAISER Pierre Capital Journal The district playoff seeds were virtually settled prior to Monday night's Pierre-Mitchell matchup at Pierre. The Governors, unless Yankton upsets Huron today, are District 4's No. 3 seed and will travel to Huron for the first round. The Kernels are the No. 4 seed and will travel to Aberdeen Central. Still, both Pierre head coach Chris Swiden and Mitchell coach Deb Thill wanted their respective clubs to come out strong.
• Mitchell High School volleyball vs. Harrisburg, 7 p.m. in Mitchell. • Mitchell Christian volleyball vs. James Valley Christian (5 p.m.) and Freeman Academy (6:30 p.m.) at MCS. • Dakota...
PLATTE — Platte-Geddes had three volleyball players record a double-double in a high school volleyball match on Monday evening. The Black Panthers defeated Winner in four sets. Set scores were 23-25, 25-15, 25-23 and 25-16. Alexis Peterson recorded 17 kills, three blocks and 17 digs. Jada Nelson tallied 16 kills, six blocks and 22 digs. Hallie Hallock added 25 digs, two ace serves and 10 kills for Platte-Geddes. Jenna Erickson pitched in 49 assists, eight digs and one ace serve. For Winner, Sydney Fritz added 31 kills, 1.5 blocks and 19 digs to pick up a double-double.
For their efforts in a 27-17 win over then-No. 15 Northwestern College (Iowa), Dakota Wesleyan University football players Brady Bonte and Hayden Adams have been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference defensive and offensive players of the week, respectively. Bonte—who was also named the NAIA player of the week—finished the game with 14 tackles and two sacks, three tackles for a loss and a forced fumble. Bonte's 56 total tackles on the season leads all DWU defensive players. Meanwhile, Adams caught five passes for 50 yards and three touchdowns against the Red Raiders.
After a 27-17 win over then-No. 15 Northwestern College (Iowa) on Saturday, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team has moved up two spots in the NAIA Football Coaches Top 25 poll. DWU, now ranked No. 19, is one of five Great Plains Athletic Conference schools ranked in the Top 25. No other conference in the NAIA has five teams ranked. The others are No. 2 Morningside (Iowa), No. 5 Doane, No. 23 Northwestern College and No. 24 Concordia. The Tigers are back in action at 1 p.m. on Saturday, as they take on Nebraska Wesleyan University at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.
Gary Ellingson, a Mitchell native, recorded his first-ever hole-in-one on Sunday at Lakeview Golf Course. He converted the shot from 186 yards out on Hole 17 using a three-wood.
• Mitchell High School volleyball vs. Pierre, 7 p.m. in Pierre. • Mitchell Christian volleyball vs. Corsica-Stickney. • Area high school volleyball: Andes Central/Dakota Christian at Gregory; Gayville-Volin at Avon;...
BRANDON—The Mitchell High School cheer and dance teams closed the books on one of the program's most successful seasons. Mitchell's dance team ended its season with a 12th place finish at the state cheer and dance meet on Saturday in Brandon. The Kernels' hip-hop routine, which placed second at the Eastern South Dakota Conference meet, tied Rapid City Central for sixth place with 226 points at the state meet. Mitchell took 9th in the jazz event and 13th in pom. "We did really well in hip-hop and I was really proud of their performance," Mitchell dance coach Cassey Ver Hey said.