Daily Republic Sports
The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department has started taking registration for youth soccer and football this fall. Soccer registration is for begindergarten through second grade for boys and girls, while football is open to third through sixth grade. To register, to online to cityofmitchell.org or register or stop into the Rec Center. Fifth- and sixth-grade boys must sign up and weigh in at the Rec Center. There is a new registration system so a new family account is required.
Midco Sports Network and the South Dakota High School All-Star Games have teamed up to offer delayed broadcasts of the recent games held Tuesday and Wednesday in Aberdeen. The girls basketball game will be aired at 9 p.m. July 22, with the boys basketball game following at 10:30 p.m. The volleyball game will be replayed at 9 p.m. July 23, while the football game will be on at 7:30 p.m. July 24. Check local TV services for channels. DVDs of the games will also be available soon at www.midcosn.com/aboutus/orderdvds/ .
FREEMAN -- Former assistant Chris Sayler has been hired as the head coach for the Freeman football team, reported Thursday night by the Freeman Courier. Sayler was the assistant coach under Jim Kaufman, who was head coach of the Flyers for the last eight seasons. This year's assistant coach is Chris Maske.
MOUNT VERNON -- Kris Menning pitched a scoreless six innings with nine strikeouts to lead Corsica/Stickney over Mount Vernon 11-0 in a Sunshine League game Thursday in Mount Vernon. Luke Bamberg went 2-for-4 with two triples and five RBIs and Menning added two hits with an RBI to lead Corsica/Stickney.
Platte 5, Chamberlain 4 PARKSTON -- The Platte Legion baseball team beat Chamberlain 5-4 in the Region 4B tournament Thursday in Parkston. Chamberlain's Hunter Hallock suffered the loss, giving up four runs, three earned, and striking out 12 in eight innings. Tyson Fleury and Chris Schwartz each went 1-for-3 in the loss. Platte plays Corsica today after the 5 p.m.
• Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball vs. Huron in doubleheader, 5 p.m. in Huron. • Mitchell Gold Minors baseball at Sioux Falls Midsummer Shootout. • Amateur baseball: Tripp-Delmont at Plankinton,...
Mike Miller and Lebron James are set to relive their days in Miami with the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, and more former teammates may join them. According to a report from ESPN on Thursday, Miller has been recruiting his former Heat teammate Ray Allen. In an interview with ESPN Radio, Miller said he has talked to Allen about joining Cleveland and he thinks Allen is the type of player who can help the Cavaliers with his playoff experience. The Cavaliers already signed another former teammate of Miller and James Monday.
PARKSTON - Jeff Heisinger hit a bunt single to score Matt Malloy in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Parkston Mudcats over the Sioux Falls Saints 4-3 Wednesday...
SIOUX FALLS -- The No. 1 Alexandria Angels shut out the Sioux Falls Brewers 10-0 in seven innings Wednesday night in an amateur baseball game. Trever Vermeulen was the winning pitcher, giving up two hits and striking out 12 in seven innings. Jordan Gau was 3-for-4 with three RBIs, Thomas Gulledge was 2-for-4 and John Greicar was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the win. Cole Wenande was 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs for Alexandria. The Angels (18-2) host Tripp-Delmont at 8 p.m. today in Alexandria.
The Mitchell junior Legion team was swept by Sioux Falls East in a doubleheader 12-2 and 3-0 Wednesday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. Brandon McKnight took the loss in the opener for Mitchell, pitching six innings and adding six strikeouts. Bryce Geraets had a double and Cody Reichelt added an RBI to lead the team. The losing pitcher in the second game for Mitchell was Elijah Pommer, who tossed seven innings and had six strikeouts. Mitchell (6-33) plays Brandon Valley in the Safari Classic Renner tournament at 3 p.m. Saturday.