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Mitchell soccer players Seth Paulson and Kayla Stangeland were each named to the All-Eastern South Dakota Conference first team on Monday. Paulson, a junior, was named to the All-conference boys team, while Stangeland, a senior, was named to the All-conference girls team. Stangeland set a school record with 15 goals scored this season, as the Kernel girls finished with a record of 5-8. Seniors Challie Jones, Bailey Hohn, Erin Farnham and Kristin Pistulka were named All-ESD girls team honorable mention. Paulson scored three goals for the Mitchell boys, as the team finished 1-11. Seniors Ca
Dakota Wesleyan University is hosting the 2015 Corn Crib Countdown on Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell to open the men's basketball season. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is free to the public. The countdown will begin with a junior varsity scrimmage at 6 p.m., followed by DWU student contests at 7 p.m. The evening will conclude with a varsity scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. The DWU regular season starts against Mayville State University at 8 p.m. Friday October 30 in Mayville, N.D.
Despite having a bye week, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team improved its position in the NAIA Coaches Top 25 poll, moving up to No. 12 in this week's poll. The Tigers moved up one spot when the poll was announced Monday and are one of four Great Plains Athletic Conference teams ranked in this week's edition. Their conference colleagues include No. 3 Morningside, No. 8 Doane and No. 20 Northwestern. Both Doane and DWU are among the seven remaining undefeated teams in NAIA football and that will be settled Saturday when the two teams meet at 1 p.m.
• Mitchell High School boys golf at Class AA state boys tournament at Meadowbrook Golf Course, 10 a.m. CT, in Rapid City. • Area high school golf: Chamberlain and Parkston...
HASTINGS—The Dakota Wesleyan University women's soccer team failed to record a shot in a 5-0 loss to Hastings College on Saturday in Hastings, Neb. The Tigers are back in action against Morningside College at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.
HASTINGS, Neb.—The Dakota Wesleyan University men's soccer team struggled against Hastings College on Saturday, falling 7-1 in Hastings, Neb. Freshman Gilmar "Yoshi" Kogiso got DWU on the board late in the game with his fifth goal of the season. Six different Broncos scored in the game. DWU (3-8) takes on Morningside College at 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.
SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell softball team's season ended with two losses in the state tournament on Friday in Sioux Falls. Mitchell fell to Sioux Falls O'Gorman 6-2 and Sioux Falls Washington 8-6 in 10 innings. "We were just outhit in the tournament," Mitchell head coach Jim Misiaszek said. "A lot of my girls played their best ball at the end of the year. But collectively, we didn't have enough firepower. A lot of girls had their career-best numbers, but we couldn't string big innings together.
HITCHCOCK—The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket volleyball team was defeated by Hitchcock-Tulare in the 281 Conference Volleyball Tournament championship game in a five-set thriller on Saturday in Hitchcock. Set scores were 25-16, 26-28, 21-25, 25-18 and 15-18. Myah Selland led SC/W with 21 kills, 16 digs and five blocks, while Bailey Moody had 20 digs and 35 assists.
CRETE, Neb.—The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team was swept by No. 25 Doane College on Saturday in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup in Crete, Neb. Set scores were 25-13, 25-17 and 25-17. Junior Lauren Tadlock led DWU with 13 kills and six digs. Junior Michelle Van Epps finished with 26 assists and senior Maggie Stehly had 20 digs. DWU (10-9) takes on Dordt College at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
HURON—The Mitchell High School volleyball team won its first two contests of the season on Saturday at the Huron Invitational in Huron. Mitchell defeated Sturgis 25-13, 25-11 and bested Spearfish 25-15, 25-21. Against Sturgis, Mackenzie Miller had five kills and 11 digs, Mandy Schmidt had 15 assists, Bridget Thill had three aces, Haley Burdick had nine kills and two blocks and Jenna Weich had seven kills. "Obviously, we were happy to get that win," Mitchell head coach Deb Thill said. "We did a lot of things well.