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Dakota Wesleyan University women's soccer coach Clyson Glasgow announced Friday the signing of Kira Miller. Miller, a native of Preston, Idaho, is a goalkeeper and comes to DWU with two years of eligibility after transferring from Western Wyoming Community College.
The Mitchell PeeWee A hockey team won its first game of the PeeWee A state tournament Friday in Huron. Mitchell defeated Oahe 7-0. The Marlin PeeWee B team lost its state tournament opener Friday in Sioux Center, Iowa. Mitchell fell 5-4 to Brookings on Friday. Both teams continue play today.
Kelli Steffen's 25 points lifted Kimball/White Lake to a 45-27 win over Colome in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Mitchell. KWL shot 16-of-44 from the floor, grabbed 35 rebounds and dished out nine assists. Colby Taggart and Mariah Kinzer led Colome with seven points apiece.
The Mitchell Christian boys basketball team fell to Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 64-40 on Thursday in Mitchell. Dillon Moore scored 17 points, Tucker Kingsbury added 15 points and Brady Tiede chipped in 11 points for the Blackhawks. "We just didn't hit our shots against a really good team," MCS head coach Dennis Martin said. "We have one game left, and we need to work on taking better care of the basketball." The Golden Eagles were led by Majok Kur, who finished the game with double-double.
All eight region wrestling tournaments Saturday will have live scoring and results available immediately online through trackwrestling.com. With the implementation of TrackWrestling, all state tournament draw and pairing information will also be released through trackwrestling.com at 10 p.m. Saturday. However, state tournament coverage will be available through South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
• Mitchell High School girls basketball vs. Watertown, 7 p.m. in Watertown. • Mitchell Aquatic Club at B Championships Swim Meet in Pierre. • Mitchell Marlin boys hockey vs. Sioux...
Ten individuals will be inducted into the South Dakota High School Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame during the state tournaments on Feb. 28. At the Class B state tournament in Rapid City, three former Mitchell-area wrestlers will be inducted. Kain Klinkhammer was a three-time state champion for Howard during 1993-1995 and went on to wrestle for South Dakota State University. Kirk Bainter was a three-time state champion for Winner from 1980 to 1982 and wrestled collegiately at Northern State University.
• Mitchell Christian boys basketball vs. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 8 p.m. at Mitchell Christian School. • Mitchell Christian girls basketball vs. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 6:30 p.m. at Mitchell Christian School. • Area...
Today, at the Corn Palace, four high school basketball games will be played. Schedule: 4 p.m.: Kimball/White Lake girls (11-8) vs. Colome girls (6-12); 5:45 p.m.: Corsica/Stickney boys (13-5) vs. Hanson boys (15-3); 7:15 p.m. Avon boys (4-13) vs. No. 1 Wolsey/Wessington boys (18-0); 8:45 p.m.: Kimball White Lake boys (7-11) vs. Andes Central boys (1-16). Next: The Mitchell High School boys basketball team hosts Brookings for senior night at 7 p.m. on Monday.
OMAHA -- The South Dakota State women's basketball team defeated Summit League foe Nebraska Omaha 60-49 on Wednesday in Omaha. Mitchell native Macy Miller had 15 points and three assists in the win. Former Kernel Kerri Young added eight points and six rebounds to the Jackrabbit offensive attack. The Jackrabbits (18-8, 9-4 Summit League) take on South Dakota at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at Frost Arena.