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The Sioux Falls Saints canceled tonight's contest with the Mitchell Mad Dogs at Cadwell Park in Mitchell due to a scheduling conflict. The game was slated for 8 p.m. today, and the game is yet to be rescheduled.
The 2014 induction class into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame includes six Mitchell area players. The list includes Bill Sudbeck, Jim Sudbeck, Tom Sudeck, all of Dimock, Ganova Gang teammates Jerry Kampshoff and Ted Gosmire and Frank Cutler, of Platte. The six men will be honored on Aug. 16 at the 82nd state amateur baseball tournament at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. They will be inducted into the hall of fame during a banquet on Sept. 27 in Canova. The banquet will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the induction ceremony at 7:15 p.m.
BROOKINGS —The five-time defending Summit League regular-season champion South Dakota State women's basketball team announced today its 2014-15 Summit League schedule. As part of the 16-game Summit League schedule, SDSU plays eight home-and-home contests with the return of Oral Roberts. Three of the eight home Summit League contests fall on Saturday at Frost Arena, including against rivals North Dakota State (Jan. 31) and South Dakota (Feb. 21). South Dakota State's full schedule, which will include television broadcast information, is expected to be available in early September.
SIOUX FALLS -- Cailey Scott was the lone champion for the Mitchell Aquatic Club over the weekend at the Snowfox Independence Invitational in Sioux Falls. Scott won the 800-meter freestyle in the girls 13-14 age group with a time of 10 minutes, 26.97 seconds. MAC had 17 swimmers compete in the invitational, which hosted 500 swimmers from Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Florida and several teams from Canada. Ethan Huber and Christian Fossum recorded second-place finishes at the event.
SIOUX FALLS -- The Mitchell White teener baseball team won one and dropped two games over the weekend at the Sioux Falls Classic. In the team's first game Saturday, Mitchell fell 8-3 to Marshall (Minn.). Jacob Jarding pitched four innings, allowing eight runs, two earned and struck out three. Logan Sparks and Drew Bollinger each finished with two hits and a run scored. Mitchell topped Yellowstone (Wyo.) 7-5 in the team's second game Saturday, with Reese Sievert pitching seven innings and striking out four.
ABERDEEN -- Two hundred athletes and more than 20 coaches will descend on Aberdeen from Sunday to Wednesday for the 28th Annual South Dakota High School All-Star Games. They will be joined by high school coaches from across the state who will be attending the 63rd Annual South Dakota High School Coaches Association Clinic in Aberdeen. The North All-Stars versus the South All-Stars girls basketball game will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Wachs Arena on the Northern State University campus.
PRIOR LAKE, Minn. -- The Mitchell Legion baseball team won two of three over the weekend at the Gopher Classic in Prior Lake, Minn. Derek Miller led Post 18 to a 2-1 win 10 innings over Totino Grace (Minn.) in the team's first game Saturday. Miller pitched all 10 innings, allowing one run on eight hits and struck out six. He also came through with the game-winning RBI on a single in the 10th inning. "Derek has looked good in his last two outings," Post 18 coach Luke Norden said. "He did a great job of staying within himself.
Mitchell native Mike Miller is still searching for a new home for the 2014-15 NBA season and may have received offers from a pair of potential suitors over the weekend. ESPN's Jeff Goodman sent out a message on Twitter Sunday that Miller has been offered a contract by the Denver Nuggets for three years and $12 million.
PARKSTON -- The Parkston Mudcats held off the Platte Killer Tomatoes 9-7 in Sunshine League action Sunday in Parkston. Tom Murtha pitched the complete game for the Mudcats, allowing seven runs, two earned, on nine hits and struck out 12. Jeff Harris finished 2-for-5 for Parkston, while Tyler Nolz added a hit and two RBIs. Hayden Kuiper and Ryan Allen each finished with two hits for the Killer Tomatoes, while Jon Hoeksma started on the mound for Platte.
SIOUX FALLS -- The Mitchell Black teener baseball team placed third at the Sioux Falls Classic over the weekend. Mitchell topped Norfolk (Neb.) 8-0 in its first game Saturday, with Carter Cavanaugh picking up the win on the mound. Briggs Havlik took the loss for Mitchell in a 5-3 defeat to Dell Rapids Saturday. In the third place game Sunday, Mitchell topped South Sioux City (Iowa). Baley Miller got the win and Havlik came in to get the save.