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• Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf at TPC Deere Run Invitational in Silvis, Ill. • Mitchell High School volleyball vs. Aberdeen Central, 7 p.m. in Aberdeen. • Area high school...
RAPID CITY -- Mitchell senior Allison Buckley took fourth place at Flight 5 on Saturday at the state girls tennis tournament. Buckley, who finished the season 19-6, fell to Yankton's Anne Knoff 6-2, 6-2 in the semifinals, before losing to Rapid City Stevens' Ingrid Anderson 10-1 in the third-place match. "She made the most of it all year long," Moller said, crediting the girls above her in the Kernel lineup. "Allison's been consistently successful for us throughout the season, and she backed that up at state." The Kernels finished 16th as a team with 64 points.
WOONSOCKET -- The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket volleyball team beat Wessington Springs 25-23, 12-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-11 on Saturday. Myah Selland had 15 kills and 21 digs for a double-double in the win, while Bailey Moody tallied 30 assists and Maddie Vermeulen had 15 digs. Sheyanne Brodkorb had 19 assists, while Shyanne Kopfmann added nine kills, nine aces and 17 digs in the loss. The Blackhawks (13-5) host James Valley Christian on Tuesday. The Spartans (13-6) play at Sunshine Bible Academy on Tuesday.
HURON -- Two Mitchell High School cross country runners were named to the all-Eastern South Dakota Conference team on Saturday. Juniors Riley Cowins and Mary Krause placed in the top 15 in the boys and girls conference races to earn the honor. "We're proud of them," Mitchell coach Scott Munsen said. "To get all-conference runners on both sides is great. It's something to build on." Cowins, a junior, finished 11th in the boys race, which is a 5K, with a time of 17:33.25 for Mitchell, which didn't tally a team score.
By The Daily Republic GREGORY -- Kurt Braun had two rushing and three passing touchdowns in the Gregory football team's 60-6 win over Andes Central on Friday. Braun had 79 rushing yards to go along with 134 passing yards in the win. Gavin Thomas had two catches for 80 yards, and Noah Beck led the defense with six tackles and a sack. Andes Central's Leo Hopkins had nine carries for 60 yards and had eight solo tackles and an interception. Gregory (7-0) has a bye and plays Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Oct. 23.
CHAMBERLAIN — Spencer Kirkpatrick had 20 carries for 135 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Chamberlain football team over St. Francis Indian 46-14 on Friday. Jeremy Herron had eight carries for 115 yards and a score for the Cubs, who outgained the Warriors 381-173. Parker Evans threw for 76 yards and a touchdown, while Adrian Farmer hauled in three receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown. St.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- The Morningside College volleyball team edged Dakota Wesleyan University 29-27, 25-21, 19-25, 22-25, 15-12 on Friday in Great Plains Athletic Conference action. DWU's Lauren Tadlock had 11 kills and 10 digs for a double-double, while Taylor Spencer had a double-double with 13 kills and 14 digs. Michelle Van Epps tallied a match-high 44 assists in the loss. DWU (5-14, 0-9 GPAC) hosts Briar Cliff at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mitchell.
RAPID CITY -- After winning her only Flight 5 singles match Friday, Mitchell senior Allison Buckley advanced to the semifinals at the state girls tennis tournament in Rapid City. Buckley, the third seed, defeated No. 6 Abbey Rieber, of Watertown, 6-1, 6-1 in the quarterfinal match. Buckley faces No. 2-seeded Anne Knoff, of Yankton, in the semifinals today. This season, Buckley is 1-2 against Knoff. Mitchell's Flight 4 singles player Avery Larson lost in the quarterfinals Friday, and fell in her next match.
Minnesota Vikings linebacker and Mount Vernon native Chad Greenway returned to practice Friday after having missed the past two games, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Greenway was listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions at TCF Bank Stadium. Greenway, who saw a streak of 115 straight games played come to an end this season, hasn't played since Sept. 21 due to a broken hand and broken ribs.
• Dakota Wesleyan University football vs. Doane College, 1 p.m. at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. • Dakota Wesleyan University cross country at Briar Cliff Invitational in North Sioux City...