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Davis Kiner, 20, of Mitchell, bowled a 300 game on Oct. 30 at The Village Bowl in Mitchell. It was Kiner's first 300 and he recorded it during the Palace City League. Kiner's father, Pat, also bowled a 300 in 1980 at The Village Bowl. "It's pretty great that we both have a 300," Davis said. "It's taken a lot of practice and there were a lot of nerves on that last ball."
BROOKINGS -- The Dakota Wesleyan men's basketball team nearly pulled off an upset that could have quite possibly be remembered as the best victory that didn't count. The Tigers fell to South Dakota State University 79-72 at Frost Arena on Tuesday in an exhibition contest that seemed to mean a little more to the Tigers than just another game. "I'm proud of the way our guys fought back when we got down a couple times," DWU men's basketball head coach Matt Wilber said. "There were times when SDSU had a chance to pull away, but we fought back.
ALEXANDRIA — The Mitchell Christian Golden Eagles topped the Howard Tigers 3-0 in a District 8B opening round volleyball match on Tuesday in Alexandria. Set scores were 25-16, 25-16, 25-14. Abbie Reynen led the Golden Eagles with 10 kills, six digs, two blocks and three aces. Ashley Schmit added nine kills and one block, while Emily Reynen added seven kills and nine digs in the win. Howard was led by Kelsey Dawson, who had four kills, two blocks and one dig.
The Mitchell Skating and Hockey Association is inviting boys and girls to the Mitchell Ice Arena for a Try Hockey Free clinic at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Mitchell Activities Center. The event is apart of Come Play Hockey Month and local youth ages 4 to 10 are encouraged to come and learn the basics of ice hockey. The event is free and will be run by MSHA coaches and parent volunteers, along with varsity level players. Participants will have the use of helmet, skates and a hockey stick during the event.
SIOUX FALLS -- The Mitchell Aquatic Club hosted its first swim meet of the 2014-2015 winter season on Saturday and Sunday in Sioux Falls. Mitchell's Tevyn Waddell swam the 13th fastest time in the country for 16-year-old girls in the 100-meter backstroke, while swimming the 11th fastest time in the 200-meter backstroke.
University of South Dakota women's basketball coach Amy Williams is the special guest at this week's Quarterback Club meeting at The Depot in Mitchell. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, and Dakota Wesleyan University and Mitchell High School coaches will also speak. Kernel senior football players will also be at the banquet.
CANISTOTA — The Canistota Hawks rolled past Dell Rapids St. Mary 52-6 Monday night to earn a spot in the semifinal round of the high school football playoffs. Canistota (9-1) recorded 422 total offensive yards in the win. Shay Jolley was 4-of-7 passing for 54 yards with Jacob Buseman having three receptions for 37 yards. Jerad Nielsen recorded 17 receiving yards and led the Hawks rushing with 149 yards on 13 carries. Buseman rushed 134 yards on nine carries. Scott Jolley rushed once for 69 yards. Nielsen led Canistota's defensive effort with nine tackles and one interception.
• Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball vs. South Dakota State University, 7 p.m. in Brookings. • Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer vs. Midland University in GPAC tournament, 7 p.m. in...
Here is the final South Dakota Sportswriters volleyball poll for the 2014 season. Teams are listed with first place votes in parenthesis, record, total points and previous ranking. CLASS AA...
The Mitchell eighth-grade volleyball team won the Big 4 volleyball tournament on Saturday in Brookings. The team finished the season 28-0 in both the seventh grade and eighth grade seasons, and won the Big 4 tournament -- which hosts Mitchell, Watertown, Brookings and Huron -- both years.