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• Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball at Morningside College, 3 p.m. in Sioux City, Iowa. • Mitchell High School football vs. Brookings, 7 p.m. in Brookings. • Mitchell High School girls...
RAPID CITY -- Avery Larson and Allison Buckley both went 1-0 Thursday to reach the quarterfinal round at the state high school girls tennis tournament in Rapid City. Larson, an eighth-grader who plays No. 4 singles for the Mitchell Kernels, was ranked No. 10 heading into the tournament, which began Thursday and ends Saturday. Larson upset No. 7 Anna Goodhope, of Sioux Falls Washington, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the tournament. Larson plays No. 2 Grace Wittenberg, of St.
PARKSTON -- The Ethan/Parkston and Mount Vernon/Plankinton cross country teams each earned first place at the Parkston Invitational on Thursday at the Parkston Country Club in Parkston. Ethan/Parkston won the boys varsity race with a score of seven and Mount Vernon/Plankinton took second with a 19. Bridgewater-Emery finished in third place with a 39. Nick Zolnowsky, of Ethan/Parkston, won the boys race with a time of 17 minutes, 29 seconds.
VERMILLION -- The University of South Dakota Coyotes football team will look to earn their second straight win over the University of Northern Iowa Panthers at the 100th annual Dakota Days homecoming game at 3 p.m.
• Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball hosts Corn Crib Countdown, 7 p.m. at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. • Mitchell High School volleyball vs. Yankton, 7 p.m. in Yankton. •...
GREGORY — The Winner volleyball team earned its 12th win and beat Gregory 25-23, 25-18, 25-12 on Tuesday. Winner’s Sydney Fritz had 13 kills, one block, 13 digs and two...
Minnesota Vikings linebacker and Mount Vernon native Chad Greenway did not practice Tuesday and is day-to-day with his injuries, three broken ribs and a fractured hand. He has not played the last two games for the Vikings and was replaced by Gerald Hodges. "I'm feeling better. We'll have to say," Greenway told the St. Paul Pioneer Press about his injuries. Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater returned to practice Tuesday after missing last week's game against Green Bay.
The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team fell to No. 21 Dordt College 25-19, 26-24, 25-15 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference Tuesday in Mitchell. Lauren Tadlock had 12 kills, eight digs and 3.5 blocks in the loss. DWU (5-13, 0-8) plays Morningside at 4:30 p.m. Friday in Sioux City, Iowa.
WATERTOWN -- Two Mitchell boys golfers earned all-tournament honors after placing in the top 20 Tuesday at the conclusion of the Class AA state boys golf tournament in Watertown. Seniors Jacob Rice and Jaron Weich paced the Kernels. Rice had a two-round total of 159 and tied for 16th, while Weich tied for 19th with a score of 160. "I thought our team performed really well," Mitchell coach Mark Horan said. "We beat our goal of finishing in eighth place, but we were slightly disappointed that we dropped a place after the first day.
• Area high school cross country: Bridgewater-Emery at Viborg-Hurley, 3 p.m. in Irene.