Daily Republic Sports
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—Luke Papilion passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more to power the University of Sioux Falls to a 49-13 win over St. Cloud State University in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference college football game on Thursday. Papilion completed 10-for-20 passes and threw for 171 yards. He threw his two touchdowns to Josh Angulo and Brady Rose, who caught seven passes for 163 yards. Papilion also rushed for 64 yards and the two scores. The Cougars were clinging to a 14-7 halftime lead. USF blew the game open with three touchdowns in the third quarter.
Today's Mitchell High School football game against the Yankton Bucks is a Mitchell Athletic Booster Club event. Members will get free admission into the game and MABC memberships can be purchased at the game.
OACOMA—Danny Sazue carded a 75 on his home course to win the Chamberlain Invite on Thursday in Chamberlain. Chamberlain's Adam Hutmacher placed second (76), Cameron Caldwell took third (78) and Tiegen Priebe finished in fourth (80). No team scores were kept at the event. In the junior varsity event, Mitchell's Liam Fergen carded a 52 to win the nine-hole competition. Chamberlain Invite Thursday in Oacoma
WOONSOCKET—Sanborn Central/Woonsocket outlasted Ethan 3-2 in a prep volleyball match on Thursday in Woonsocket. Set scores were 19-25, 27-25, 25-16, 22-25 and 15-12. Abby Doering led the Blackhawks with 11 kills and four aces, while Maddie Vermeulen chipped in 10 kills, 28 digs and three aces. Kayla Olson had 27 assists and 17 digs for a double-double win. For Ethan, Karly Gustafson had 16 kills and five blocks, while Janane Gustafson had six kills, four aces and six digs.
Garretson topped the Mitchell High School girls soccer team 1-0 on Thursday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. No stats were available. Mitchell (3-4) hosts Brandon Valley on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.
Age hasn't slowed Elaine Goldammer down. Goldammer was inducted into the South Dakota Senior Games Hall of Fame on Saturday in Aberdeen after competing in the games for 12 years. "It was a real honor and a real surprise," Goldammer said about the honor. "I never dreamt I'd receive something like that when I started in the games 12 years ago." The Mitchell resident started competing in the games at 70 years old and in 2006, she received the outstanding female athlete award at the games.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Bob Nielson era begins today in the Land of Enchantment as the University of South Dakota opens up its 2016 college football campaign at the University of New Mexico. The game will be played at 8 p.m. today at University Stadium in Albuquerque.
ETHAN—Kimball/White Lake swept Ethan 3-0 in a high school volleyball match on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-18, 25-22 and 25-15. Brooklyn Donald powered Kimball/White Lake with 10 kills. Whitney Hinker led the Wildkats with 16 digs. Darby Deffenbaugh recorded five aces and Heather Munsen had 11 assists in the win. Karly Gustafson led the Rustlers with 11 kills. Kailey Finer and Rachel Hawkins both had 12 digs. Kacey Bartscher led Ethan with 11 assists.
SALEM—Chamberlain's Ella Byers picked up another victory in the young cross country season, winning the girls 5K by nearly a minute at the McCook Central/Montrose Invitational Tuesday in Salem. Byers, the defending Class A girls champion, crossed the finish line in 18 minutes and 23 seconds. Madeline Hursey, of Flandreau, finished second in 19:10 and Winner Area's Sidda Schuyler, a seventh-grader, finished in third place in 19:21.
YANKTON—For the second year in a row, the Mitchell High School boys golf team claimed the Rob Marchand Memorial Cup. Mitchell outlasted Yankton 13-11 in a Ryder Cup style golf dual on Tuesday at Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton. "We had a pretty good lead going into the singles (portion of the event) and then we kind of had to hold on for dear life," MHS head coach Mark Horan said. "We got the job done."