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MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Brandon Bos scored 14 points, Eric Robertson added 12 and South Dakota rallied back from a halftime deficit to beat Western Illinois 68-58 on Thursday night...
KIMBALL -- Mitchell Klundt scored 23 points as the Gregory Gorillas defeated Kimball/White Lake 73-49 in a high school boys basketball game on Thursday in Kimball. Jayd VanDerWerff added 18 points for Gregory, which made 19 of 36 field goals for 52 percent shooting in the win. The WiLdKats were led by Eathen Gaulke, who recorded a game-high 29 points. Corbin Heath chipped in eight points and three assists for Kimball/White Lake, which was 13-of-30 from the field in the loss. Gregory (6-3) plays Faith in Hanson Classic at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour was able to outlast the Mitchell Christian girls basketball team 39-32 on Thursday in Mitchell. Hannah Just scored 13 points to lead the Nighthawks and Erica Koster added eight points in the win. Golden Eagles head coach Jackie Van Laecken said fatigue played a role in the loss as it was Mitchell Christian's third game this week. "The girls played a good first half and I think we ran out steam in the second half," Van Laecken said. "We needed to pass the ball better and take care of the ball.
The Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball team earned its first win of the season in a 37-36 overtime victory of Mitchell Christian on Thursday in Mitchell. Majok Kur led the Golden Eagles with a double-double, scoring 17 points and grabbing nine rebounds. Austin Bormann added nine points in the loss. "We knew it would be a hard-fought game with them looking for their first win," MCS head coach Dennis Martin said.
FREMONT, Neb. -- The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team suffered a 33-22 loss to Midland University on Thursday in a Great Plains Athletic Conference dual. The Tigers (0-4 GPAC) picked up wins from Will Seydel (125) and Kyle Gerlach (157) and earned wins due to forfeit at one weight class. DWU continues GPAC competition against Concordia University at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Seward, Neb.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball coach Matt Wilber couldn't have asked for a better start to his team's long road trip. The No. 3 Tigers defeated No. 14 Briar Cliff 87-78 Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa. "I thought our guys really responded on the defensive end tonight," Wilber said. "We held a very good Briar Cliff team down until they started going crazy with threes at the end.
Lakin Neugebauer, 20, of Mitchell, bowled a 300 on Wednesday night during the city tournament at the Village Bowl in Mitchell. The perfect score was his first. Neugebauer regularly bowls in the national league on Monday nights.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- The Dakota Wesleyan women's basketball team couldn't break out of a shooting funk on Wednesday. The Tigers fell 68-59 to No. 24 Briar Cliff in Sioux City, Iowa. "We just didn't shoot the ball very well," Tigers head basketball coach Jason Christensen said. "We had a lot of good looks and didn't convert. When you don't shoot well, you aren't going to win. We weren't able to put the ball in the basket, I don't know what it is I guess. We just couldn't get shots to fall, and I'm not sure why." DWU shot 33 percent from the floor on 24 of 71 shots.
MACOMB, Ill. -- Freshman Macy Miller recorded her fifth 20-point game of the season and the South Dakota State University women's basketball team beat Western Illinois University 74-61 on Wednesday. Miller, a former Mitchell Kernel, finished with 20 points, while Megan Waytashek led SDSU (13-7, 4-3 SL) with 22 points and 11 rebounds.