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MOUNT VERNON -- Kris Menning pitched a scoreless six innings with nine strikeouts to lead Corsica/Stickney over Mount Vernon 11-0 in a Sunshine League game Thursday in Mount Vernon. Luke Bamberg went 2-for-4 with two triples and five RBIs and Menning added two hits with an RBI to lead Corsica/Stickney.
Platte 5, Chamberlain 4 PARKSTON -- The Platte Legion baseball team beat Chamberlain 5-4 in the Region 4B tournament Thursday in Parkston. Chamberlain's Hunter Hallock suffered the loss, giving up four runs, three earned, and striking out 12 in eight innings. Tyson Fleury and Chris Schwartz each went 1-for-3 in the loss. Platte plays Corsica today after the 5 p.m.
• Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball vs. Huron in doubleheader, 5 p.m. in Huron. • Mitchell Gold Minors baseball at Sioux Falls Midsummer Shootout. • Amateur baseball: Tripp-Delmont at Plankinton,...
Mike Miller and Lebron James are set to relive their days in Miami with the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, and more former teammates may join them. According to a report from ESPN on Thursday, Miller has been recruiting his former Heat teammate Ray Allen. In an interview with ESPN Radio, Miller said he has talked to Allen about joining Cleveland and he thinks Allen is the type of player who can help the Cavaliers with his playoff experience. The Cavaliers already signed another former teammate of Miller and James Monday.
PARKSTON - Jeff Heisinger hit a bunt single to score Matt Malloy in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Parkston Mudcats over the Sioux Falls Saints 4-3 Wednesday...
SIOUX FALLS -- The No. 1 Alexandria Angels shut out the Sioux Falls Brewers 10-0 in seven innings Wednesday night in an amateur baseball game. Trever Vermeulen was the winning pitcher, giving up two hits and striking out 12 in seven innings. Jordan Gau was 3-for-4 with three RBIs, Thomas Gulledge was 2-for-4 and John Greicar was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the win. Cole Wenande was 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs for Alexandria. The Angels (18-2) host Tripp-Delmont at 8 p.m. today in Alexandria.
The Mitchell junior Legion team was swept by Sioux Falls East in a doubleheader 12-2 and 3-0 Wednesday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. Brandon McKnight took the loss in the opener for Mitchell, pitching six innings and adding six strikeouts. Bryce Geraets had a double and Cody Reichelt added an RBI to lead the team. The losing pitcher in the second game for Mitchell was Elijah Pommer, who tossed seven innings and had six strikeouts. Mitchell (6-33) plays Brandon Valley in the Safari Classic Renner tournament at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Mitchell Black surpassed 30 wins this season with a sweep of Aberdeen in a teener baseball doubleheader on Wednesday at Drake Field in Mitchell. Mitchell run-ruled Aberdeen in both games, winning 13-1 and 11-1. The first game ended after four innings and Jordan Dirkes picked up the win on the mound. In the second game, Kiel Nelson was the winning pitcher and Carson Max got the save. Mitchell (31-10) plays Rapid City in a doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday in Rapid City.
Alexandria is ranked No. 1 in Class B in the final South Dakota amateur baseball poll of the season. Renner is ranked No. 1 in Class A. Alexandria (17-2) regained the top spot from the Parkston Mudcats. The Angels are set to play a nonleague game at 8 p.m. today against the Sioux Falls Brewers in Sioux Falls. The Mudcats dropped to third behind Alexandria and Crofton (Neb.) and are followed by Mitchell area teams including Canova, Dimock-Emery, Salem and Winner/Colome.
Fourteen of Dakota Wesleyan University's 17 teams earned NAIA Scholar-Team honors for the 2013-14 season. This year, 1,290 athletic programs earned the honor, which requires a team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes. The Tiger women's cross country team led the way for DWU with a 3.49 GPA.