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PIERRE — The dream of going to the Dome is done for the Mitchell football team. Mitchell couldn't stop second-seeded Pierre, who rang up 27 points in the first half and 41 in the game, topping the Kernels in the Class 11AA semifinal round, 41-26, at Hollister Field in Pierre Friday night. Mitchell ends the season at 7-4, while Pierre (9-2) will play top-seed Yankton in the Class 11AA championship on Nov.
• Mitchell High School football Class 11AA semifinal at Pierre, 7 p.m., Hollister Field, Pierre. • Mitchell Christian high school volleyball playoffs: District 8B championship game vs. Hanson, 7 p.m.,...
KIMBALL — Kimball/White Lake outlasted Andes Central/Dakota Christian in the District 11B semifinals on Thursday night, with a four set victory in Kimball. Set scores were 25-22, 20-25, 25-23 and 27-25. Brooklyn Donald had 14 kills and four blocks, while Nikki Reuland had 11 kills for K/WL. Whitney Hinker had 23 digs and Darby Deffenbaugh had 17 digs. Cassie Natvig had 20 set assists for the WiLdKats. For the Thunder, Kennedy Muckey had a game-high 19 kills and three aces. Lydia Hansen had 36 assists and Shaylin Stotz had nine kills and 17 digs.
WINNER — The Winner Quarterback Club will host a youth basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades 3-6 in Winner on Feb. 27, 2016. The team entry fee is $100 and teams are guaranteed at least three games. The deadline to sign up is Feb 19, 2016. Tournament questions can be directed to Larry Aaker by email at Larry.email@example.com or by phone at 605-670-1838.
• Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball at South Dakota State University, 8:30 p.m. in Brookings. • Area high school volleyball playoffs: Region 5A: West Central at Mount Vernon/Plankinton, 7 p.m.,...
Chamberlain's Ella Byers has been selected as an All-American by the South Dakota Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association. Byers, who won the South Dakota girls Class A state cross country championship last month, is one of four South Dakota runners to be named an All-American by the state's coaches and are honored by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association.
TYNDALL —No. 6 McCook Central/Montrose knocked off No. 3 Bon Homme in three sets on Tuesday night in Region 5A volleyball action in Tyndall. Set scores were 25-20, 26-24 and 25-14. Danielle Hansen recorded a double-double with 13 kills, 11 digs and three ace serves for the Fighting Cougars.
YANKTON — The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team dropped a four-set contest on Tuesday night to Mount Marty College. Set scores were 25-21, 23-25, 25-16 and 25-22. Junior Lauren Tadlock finished with 21 kills to go along with eight digs, while Junior Dana Misiaszek added 10 kills and 18 digs for a double-double The Tigers end the season at 11-19 overall and 2-12 in the GPAC.
ABERDEEN — Aberdeen Central didn't need long on Tuesday. The Golden Eagles moved one step closer to a state tournament berth with a 25-12, 25-11, 25-9 victory over Mitchell in District 3AA volleyball action at Golden Eagles Arena. The Golden Eagles never trailed during the dominant three-set sweep, using at least one long run in each set to complete the victory. "One of the things they do so well is their ball control," said Mitchell head coach Deb Thill. "They can pass anything to the setter." Central was controlling at the net and stingy on defense.
FOREST CITY, Iowa — A tightly contested affair between Dakota Wesleyan University's men's basketball team and Waldorf College went the way of the Warriors on Tuesday night, dealing the Tigers their first loss of the 2015-16 season. Waldorf broke a 78-78 tie with just more than three minutes left to pull away with a 86-79 victory over No.