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• Mitchell High School wrestling at Class A state tournament at Sioux Falls Arena. • Mitchell Christian boys basketball vs. Wessington Springs, 8 p.m. at Mitchell Christian School. • Mitchell...
The Mitchell Marlins Bantam hockey team suffered a 4-2 loss to Sioux Falls West in the first round of the state tournament today in Aberdeen. Mitchell's Tucker hohn and Alexander Bergeson scored unassisted goals in the second period. The Marlins were outshot 31-25. Benjamin Colwell was in the net for Mitchell, making 27 saves. Mitchell continues tournament play Saturday.
Today, at the Corn Palace, the District 11B and 12B high school girls basketball championships will be played. Time: 6:30 and 8 p.m. Records: Dakota Christian (15-6); Kimball/White Lake (13-8); Burke/South Central (13-8); Avon (14-7). Notes: No. 1-seeded Avon plays No. 2-seeded Burke/South Central in the District 12B championship at 6:30 p.m. today. Avon beat Burke/South Central 39-35 on Jan. 27 in Avon. ... No. 1-seeded Dakota Christian plays No. 2-seeded Kimball/White Lake in the District 11B championship at 8 p.m. today. Dakota Christian beat Kimball/White Lake 50-33 on Jan.
• Mitchell High School wrestling at Class A state tournament at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls. • Mitchell Aquatic Club at South Dakota State Championships Swim Meet in...
The Mitchell Squirts hockey team will host its state tournament beginning today. The event runs through Sunday and will be held at the Mitchell Activities Center.
HURON -- Myah Selland's double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds helped lift Sanborn Central/Woonsocket to the District 6B girls basketball championship after a 65-42 win over James Valley Christian on Thursday in Huron. Selland added five steals and eight assists for the Blackhawks, which went 29-of-58 from the field. Tayla Weber scored 15 points and Morgan Selland added eight points in the win. James Valley Christian made 17 of 51 field goals and was led by Hannah Loban's 16 points.
VERMILLION -- The University of South Dakota women's basketball team took advantage of 17 IUPUI turnovers and coasted to a 69-53 Summit League win Thursday in Vermillion. The Coyotes improved to 22-6 overall and 12-3 in the conference, and clinched a share of the Summit League regular season title. Nicole Seekamp paved the way for USD with 13 points and Lisa Loeffler added 10. The Coyotes, who led 37-26 at halftime, shot 43 percent from the field and 63 percent from the line.
South Dakota five-time state high school wrestling champion Lincoln McIlravy has been elected to the National High School Hall of Fame's Class of 2015. He will be inducted on July 2 at the NFHS summer meeting in New Orleans. McIlravy, a Philip graduate, had a record of 200-25 during his high school career, and went on to win three NCAA championships and three Big Ten Conference titles.
• Area high school boys basketball: Avon at Burke/South Central in Burke; Colome vs. Tripp-Delmont/Armour in Colome; Freeman at Parker; Gregory vs. Platte-Geddes. • Area high school girls basketball: Region...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- For nearly every time Morningside went on a run, Jason Christensen's team answered. The Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team stayed with the No. 1 Mustangs until 3 minutes left to play in a first-round game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday. But after Brandan Tighe hit a 3-pointer, Morningside began to pull away and eventually won 83-72. "It was so back-and-forth," Christensen said. "It was a fun game, and we answered every run they had.