Daily Republic Sports
The Mitchell Marlin girls hockey team earned two wins over Watertown and Huron over the weekend. Mitchell defeated Watertown 11-1 on Friday in Mitchell. Kylie Barington earned a hat-trick, scoring three goals for the Marlins. Madison Arnold scored two goals and Jacey Brunsen, Bailey Hohn, Isabel Bathke, Michelle Wyatt, Grace Halvorson and Cassidy Stucky each added a goal for Mitchell. Marlin goalie Tiadra Simmermon made 19 saves in the win. On Saturday, the Marlins topped Huron 11-6 with Barrington scoring four goals to lead Mitchell.
BROOKINGS -- After the University of South Dakota men's basketball team took a 20-0 lead, the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits responded with a 28-2 run. SDSU (13-7, 4-2) hung on to down the Coyote men 71-57 on Saturday at Frost Arena in Brookings. South Dakota (9-10, 3-2) was led by Brandon Bos, who finished with a game-high 18 points. Tyler Larson notched his ninth double-double of the season for the Coyotes with 12 points and 12 rebounds and a career-high tying six assists.
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. -- The Mitchell Marlins hockey team claimed the Dells Waterpark Classic tournament title over the weekend in the Wisconsin Dells, Wis., with a 3-1 record. "It was a good experience, we've never played in Wisconsin before," Marlins head coach John Lord said.
Viborg-Hurley 41, De Smet 38 Deubrook Area 60, Dell Rapids 46 Jones County 47, Summit 34 Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 37, Tri-Valley 30 Sully Buttes 38, Hanson 34 Ethan 51, Castlewood 33 Crofton (Neb.) 64, St. Thomas More 53 Warner 50, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 38
*All games on Jan. 24 at the Corn Palace 10 a.m.: Alcester-Hudson vs. Sully Buttes 11:30 a.m.: McCook Central/Montrose vs. Clark/Willow Lake 1 p.m.: Canistota vs. Warner 2:30 p.m.: Faith...
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. -- Jacob Thill led the Mitchell boys hockey team to a 6-4 win over Illinois Prep Black on Friday at a tournament in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. Thill recorded a hat trick for the Marlins, who also received a pair of goals from Jacob Rice and one from Cole Koons. No other stats were available. Mitchell continues tournament play today.
LAKE ANDES -- Shaye Bloch had 26 points in Scotland's 52-34 win over Andes Central on Friday in Lake Andes. In addition to Bloch, Travis Skorepa had 10 points and Sawyer Schmitz had eight for Scotland. The Highlanders were 21-of-54 from the floor for 38 percent, grabbed 25 rebounds and had 13 steals. Jason Drapeaux and J.B. Bruguier led Andes Central with 10 points.
• Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling at Nebraska-Kearney Duals, 9 a.m. in Kearney, Neb. • Mitchell High School wrestling hosts Mitchell Invitational, 11 a.m. at Mitchell High School. • Mitchell Aquatic...
The Dakota Wesleyan University football team was named the 2014 recipient of the Buffalo Fund Five Star Champions of Character Team Award this week. The awards are given to one team from each of the NAIA's 23 championship sports. Teams are honored with this award for demonstrating integrity, respect responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership, according to the NAIA. According to the NAIA, there were six teams nominated for the award, with the winner was announced at the AFCA Convention Monday in Philadelphia. The DWU football also won the award in 2006.
Saturday's Jerry Opbroek Invitational, hosted by Mitchell High School, is a booster club event. Membership cards will get spectators free admission. The wrestling tournament begins at 11 a.m. at the high school.