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Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball coach Lindsay Wilber signed three more players for the 2015 season, including two from the Mitchell area, it was announced Monday. Mitchell senior Kaylynn Schutte and Hanson senior Katlyn Schroeder will join the Tigers next season. Schutte is a 5-foot-9 rightside hitter and was in the top 15 in Class AA in aces with 37 during her senior year. Schroeder, a 5-foot-8 middle hitter, had 494 kills, 234 digs, 106 blocks and 70 aces for the Beavers. Katlyn Arneson, of Sioux Falls, also signed on Monday.
• Dakota Wesleyan University baseball at Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz. • Dakota Wesleyan University softball at Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz. • Area high school boys basketball: Region 4B:...
Today, at the Corn Palace, Corsica/Stickney and Gregory face off in the Region 6B boys basketball title game. Time: 7 p.m. Records: Corsica/Stickney (17-5); Gregory (17-5) Notes: The teams haven’t...
SIOUX FALLS -- Nicole Seekamp scored a game-high 23 points to lead the University of South Dakota women's basketball team to the Summit League championship game. No. 1-seeded USD defeated No.
TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team went 2-1 over the weekend in Tucson, Ariz. The Tigers (2-1) fell to Olivet Nazarene University 7-5 after allowing five runs in the eighth inning. Jonah Johnson and Neil Nagle each had two hits, while Jared Nielan added an RBI. Senior Joey Fitzgerald started and pitched 4 and 2/3 innings, allowing two unearned runs on four hits. DWU swept Central Methodist University in pair of games on Sunday, winning 9-3 in the opener and rallying for a walk-off 7-6 win in the second.
• Dakota Wesleyan University baseball at Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz. • Dakota Wesleyan University softball at Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.
RAPID CITY -- After dropping its opening game on Friday at the state tournament, the Mitchell girls varsity hockey team with two victories. "They came out and played hard, skated hard," Mitchell first-year head coach Cody Denne said. "They never quit and gave it 100 percent every shift. This is a great group of girls that went through some adversity this season. They always battled and tried their best." The Marlins finished in fifth place, defeating Watertown 6-3 in the fifth-place game on Sunday.
MADISON -- Senior Abby Sudbeck broke the all-time girls total record at the 37th annual South Dakota high school powerlifting meet on Saturday in Madison. Sudbeck took first in the class after lifting 845 pounds, breaking the record by 60 pounds. She broke the squat record by lifting 320 pounds and the deadlift record by lifting 375 pounds. Sudbeck bench pressed 150 pounds, which is the third best girls mark. Will Campbell finished in third in the 148-pound class, totaling 945 pounds. Mitchell had 12 competitors total.
If it's not hard enough to win one Big Ten Championship, senior Robert Kokesh has two. Nebraska No. 1 seed Kokesh earned his second consecutive Big Ten title on Sunday afternoon, taking the 174-pound championship with a 7-3 decision against Penn State No. 2 seed Matt Brown. On the way to first place, Kokesh, a Wagner native, defeated Minnesota's Logan Storley, a Webster graduate, 2-1 in the semifinals and pinned Michigan's Taylor Massa in 16 seconds in his quarterfinal match.
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kyle Gerlach is an All-American. The Mount Vernon native and Dakota Wesleyan University wrestler had one final shot to accomplish his goal of standing on the podium at the NAIA Wrestling Championships. Gerlach, who competed in his fourth national championship over the weekend, took seventh after beating Baker's Nick Haugen 6-3, finishing his career with a victory on Saturday.