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The Parkston Trojans struggled getting on the board early Saturday against St. Thomas More. Parkston scored 12 first-half points and fell 55-39 to the Cavaliers in the Hanson Boys Corn Palace Classic at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Trojans were led by Wes Genant with 12 points and four rebounds, while Kyle Schnabel added nine points. Parkston shot 29 percent from the field, 23 percent from behind the arc and 60 percent from the line, while outrebounding STM 30-16. Isaac Kortemeyer had 15 points and Jake Satter added 14 points in the win.
Sully Buttes 40, Alcester-Hudson 38 Clark/Willow Lake 55, McCook Central/Montrose 40 Warner 57, Canistota 42 Faith 54, Gregory 39 St. Thomas More 55, Parkston 39 Aberdeen Roncalli 64, Sioux Valley 39 Hanson 60, Platte-Geddes 43 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 68, White River 65 (double overtime)
FREMONT, Neb. -- The No. 3 Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball team fell 76-52 to Great Plains Athletic Conference foe No. 9 Midland on Saturday in Fremont, Neb. Midland (18-4, 11-2 GPAC) jumped out to an early 12-0 lead and never trailed en route to handing the Tigers their second loss of the season.
FREMONT, Neb. -- Poor shooting downed the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team in a 71-61 loss to Midland University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Saturday in Fremont, Neb. DWU (12-11, 5-8 GPAC) went 8-of-23 from the field in the second half and finished the game shooting 34 percent. The Tigers also committed 16 turnovers and made only 3 of 19 3-pointers in the loss. Eric Herrold led DWU with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Chesney Nagel provided 14 points off the bench.
FREEMAN -- Erika Sage scored a team-best 18 points as the Freeman girls basketball team defeated Menno 48-39 on Friday. Sage added six rebounds, Cailey Roth recorded 15 points and six rebounds and Shelby Jensen tallied eight points in the win. The Flyers shot 43 percent from the field, 50 percent from the line and had 24 rebounds and nine turnovers. Menno's Abby Herrboldt scored a game-high 20 points and Paige Heckenlaible grabbed five rebounds.
Six Mitchell players scored goals as the boys hockey team defeated Yankton 16-4 on Friday at the Mitchell Activities Center Jacob Cersosimo and Jacob Thill each scored four goals, Jacob Rice tallied three goals, Spencer Neugebauer and Jesse Grosdidier each added two goals and Kyle Biggerstaff scored one goal for Mitchell. The Marlins had 36 shots on goal and recorded 17 total assists in the win. Mitchell goalie Joshua Loecker recorded 17 saves. The Marlins (6-3) play Oahe today in Pierre.
HURON -- The Mitchell wrestling team couldn't outlast Huron as the Tigers edged the Kernels 35-32 in an Eastern South Dakota Conference dual Friday in Huron. "They got some more bonus points than us, and that was the difference," Mitchell head coach Travis Carpenter said.
• Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball vs. Midland University, 4 p.m. in Fremont, Neb. • Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball vs. Midland University, 2 p.m. in Fremont, Neb. • Mitchell...
Today, at the Corn Palace, 16 teams will battle in the Hanson Boys Classic. Schedule: 10 a.m.: Alcester-Hudson vs. Sully Buttes; 11:30 a.m.: McCook Central/Montrose vs. Clark/Willow Lake; 1 p.m.:...
Four players signed to play volleyball for Dakota Wesleyan University next season. Second-year coach Lindsay Wilber announced the signings of Ashton Auch, Leslie Carsrud, Sydney Eddy and transfer Shelbie Budmayr, a Belle Fourche native, from Iowa Lakes Community College on Thursday. Auch, Harrisburg native; Carsrud, a Rapid City native; and Eddy (Jackson, Minn.) join the 2015 recruiting class. Budmayr, an outside hitter, will have two years of eligibility remaining.