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BROOKINGS -- Mitchell natives Kerri Young and Macy Miller helped lead South Dakota State University over Sam Houston State 60-49 in a women's basketball game on Monday in Brookings. Young scored a team-high 11 points, while Miller added nine points in the Jackrabbits nonconference win. SDSU opened the game with a 16-3 run and held Sam Houston State to 17 points in the first half. SDSU (2-2) plays Northern Illinois at 4:30 p.m.
Today, at the Corn Palace, Dakota Wesleyan University hosts Briar Cliff University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader. Time: Games at 6 and 8 p.m. Records: DWU women (6-2, 1-0 GPAC), BCU women (3-3, 1-1 GPAC); DWU men (8-0, 1-0 GPAC), BCU women (6-2, 2-0 GPAC) Notes: The DWU men and BCU men and women are receiving votes in the national polls. ... The Tiger men are first in the nation in assists, averaging 26 per game.
Dakota Wesleyan University head volleyball coach Lindsay Wilber is hosting a four-week volleyball academy at the Christen Family Athletic Center in Mitchell. The academy is open to students fifth grade through 12th grade and is $70 per player. The dates for the academy are Dec. 7, 14, 21 and Jan. 4. The session for grades 5-8 is from 3 to 4:30 p.m., followed by high schoolers from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. Visit dwuathletics.com for more information.
BROOKINGS -- South Dakota State University volleyball coach Phil McDaniel has resigned. The Jackrabbits, who features Mitchell High School graduate Megan Farnham, finished the season 6-27 overall and 0-16 in The Summit League. McDaniel finished his career at SDSU with a 40-82 record in four seasons as head coach.
Todd Carlson, of Mitchell, recorded a 300 during the Universal League on Monday night at the Village Bowl in Mitchell. It was his sixth 300 game and it was the first game in a three-game series. Carlson bowled a 300, 277 and 213 for a 790 series.
Wessington Springs had two volleyball players named to the all-281 Conference first team, while Sanborn Central/Woonsocket had one. Seniors Sheyanne Brodkorb and Shyanne Kopfmann represented the Spartans and Blackhawks' sophomore Myah Selland was the only sophomore on the list. Wessington Springs senior Morgan Tebay made the third team, and Sanborn Central/Woonsocket senior Morgan Selland was a second team selection, junior Tayla Weber made the third team and junior Bailey Moody was honorable mention. Hitchcock-Tulare won the conference with a 7-0 record.
The Wagner volleyball team finished 6-0 in the Little Missouri Valley Conference and had three named to the first-team. Wagner's Brooklyn Tolliver, Emily Brunsing, Krista Dvorak and Ali Kuca made the first team, along with a many others from the Mitchell area. Parkston took second in the conference with a 5-1 record, followed by Bon Homme (4-2), Scotland (2-4), Avon (2-4), Andes Central (1-5) and Tripp-Delmont/Armour (1-5). All-Little Missouri Valley Conference first-team selections First-team: Wagner: Brooklyn Tolliver, Emily Brunsing, Krista Dvorak, Ali Kuca; Parkston: Halli Heisinger,
ABERDEEN — The Warner Monarchs won their third straight State B volleyball championship by stopping Chester Area in the title match 25-15, 25-17, 28-30, 25-19 at Golden Eagles Arena. “This...
LINCOLN, Neb. - Dakota Wesleyan University's Celeste Beck scored her 1,000th career point and the Tiger women's basketball team defeated Nebraska Wesleyan University 77-56 on Saturday. Beck, a senior guard, came into Saturday's game with 995 points and scored a team-high 13 points in the game. Beck hit the 1,000-point mark after she stole the ball and made a jump shot with just over 12 minutes to play in the first half.
Winner senior Kelsey Bertram recently committed to playing for Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball coach Jason Christensen. Bertram, a 5-foot-8 guard, joins the Tigers for the 2015-16 season. Last season, she averaged 15 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 4.8 steals per game. Bertram tied the school record for points in a game with 32 and set the mark for steals in a season with 119. Bertram was also a Class A all-state first-team selection and made the all-tournament team.