Daily Republic Sports
• Dakota Wesleyan University softball at Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.
Tournaments run from March 19-21 Class B in Aberdeen First-round games Noon: No. 1 Faith vs. No. 8 Hitchcock-Tulare 1:45 p.m.: No. 4 Wolsey-Wessington vs. No. 5 Hanson 6 p.m.: No. 2 White River vs. No. 7 Parker 7:45 p.m.: No. 3 Langford Area vs. No. 6 Gregory Class A in Rapid City First-round games (all times Mountain) Noon: No. 1 Aberdeen Roncalli vs. No. 8 Lennox 1:45 p.m.: No. 4 Clark/Willow Lake vs. No. 5 Little Wound 6 p.m.: No. 2 Winner vs. No. 7 St. Thomas More 7:45 p.m.: No. 3 Dell Rapids vs. No.
PIERRE -- Six points. That's all the Winner boys basketball team needed to score in overtime of the Region 6A championship on Tuesday. The Warriors held Cheyenne-Eagle Butte to five points in overtime to win 43-42. "It was such a great atmosphere," Winner head coach Brett Gardner said. "We were able to get one more bucket with 9 seconds. It was an exciting game, and it's unfortunate that one team had to come up short." The last time Winner (21-1) was in the Class A state tournament was in 2012.
Seniors Jacob Cersosimo and Jacob Rice each had hat tricks to lift the Mitchell boys varsity hockey team over Yankton in a state tournament play-in game on Tuesday at the Mitchell Activities Center. The Marlins (9-8) will be the seventh seed at the state tournament, which begins Friday in Brookings. Mitchell will play Sioux Falls 1 at 11:30 a.m. in the first round. Rice added two assists and Cersosimo had one for Mitchell, which made 40 shots on goal.
Several coaches are set to speak at Wednesday's Quarterback Club meeting at the Depot. Brandon Vilhauer, head of the Mitchell youth wrestling program, and Mitchell powerlifting coach Andrew Priebe will talk, along with other Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University coaches. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.
SIOUX FALLS -- The South Dakota State women's basketball team is back on top in the Summit League. Mitchell native Macy Miller led the Jackrabbits over the University of South Dakota 72-57 in the Summit League Tournament championship game Tuesday afternoon, earning a spot in the NCAA Tournament. SDSU has won six of the last seven Summit League Tournament titles. Miller had team-highs six rebounds and 19 points, going 5-of-9 from the field and 9-of-9 from the free throw line.
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.