Daily Republic Sports
Dakota Wesleyan University wrestler Trevor DeVestern was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference wrestler of the week on Tuesday. DeVestern, a fifth-year senior, tied the school record for all-time wins after going 5-2 at the Luther Hill Invitational on Saturday in Indianola, Iowa. He is currently tied with Jordan Harer with 105 wins at DWU. DeVestern, who is 6-2 this season, is ranked third in the NAIA at 165 pounds and competes against Morningside College on Jan. 7 in Mitchell.
The Mitchell Recreation Center is having a meeting for anyone interested in getting a team into the adult men's basketball league for the upcoming season at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Rec Center. There must be a team representative present. For more information, contact Kevin DeVries at 605-995-8450.
MINNEAPOLIS—After only appearing in six of the Denver Nuggets' first 12 games the season, Mike Miller is starting to see the court more in December. After Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the former Mitchell Kernel had appeared in 11 consecutive games for the Nuggets, his seventh NBA team. Miller is averaging 12.7 minutes per game in the month of December, compared to 6.6 minutes per game in November.
Parkston and Mitchell Christian boys and girls basketball coaches will be special guests at the Mitchell Quarterback Club meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at The Depot in Mitchell. Another guest scheduled to attend is Traci Loecker from Extreme Cheer.
Weather conditions forced the postponement of many high school athletic contests Tuesday night in South Dakota. The Mitchell High School basketball games with Aberdeen Central set for Tuesday night were postponed. The Golden Eagles girls were to play at the Corn Palace, while the Kernels boys were scheduled to travel to Aberdeen. No makeup date has been set for the contests. Other area contests were also changed due to the weather: • Colome's basketball doubleheader at Marty Indian was postponed and rescheduled for Feb.
PARKSTON — Dillan Thuringer's 19 points and seven rebounds led Parkston to victory on Tuesday evening, defeating Tripp-Delmont/Armour, 73-37 in boys high school basketball action on Tuesday night in Parkston. For Parkston, Jake DeLange tallied 15 points and five rebounds, Alex Scott had 13 points and Jordan McKean chipped in seven points for the Trojans. Parkston was 20-of-36 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line. For TDA, Tucker Hawley scored 10 points, Noah Schafers had eight points and Alex Fischer pitched in four rebounds.
VERMILLION—Bob Nielson painted a picture for what he wants the University of South Dakota football team to become during an introductory press conference on Tuesday in Vermillion. Nielson, 56, and the reigning Missouri Valley Football Conference coach of the year, is replacing Joe Glenn, who retired from coaching at the end of the season. "I feel I've got 12-15 really good years left and I want to invest those years in a place that is truly committed to doing things the right way, and without question the University of South Dakota is committed to doing that," Nielson said in a USD pre
BROOKINGS — Macy Miller, a Mitchell native, scored 19 points and Clarissa Ober had 15 points and 10 rebounds as South Dakota State knocked off No.
The Mitchell High School basketball games today have been postponed due to inclement weather. According to Mitchell Activities Director Geoff Gross, the boys-girls doubleheader against Aberdeen have been postponed with...
CANISTOTA — The Canistota Hawks picked up a season-opening win on Monday night, topping fifth-ranked Irene-Wakonda 61-46 in a prep boys basketball game. Mason Decker had 21 points and five rebounds to lead the Hawks. Drew Seubert had 15 points and four steals, while Xavier Ward had 12 points and 10 rebounds. For Irene-Wakonda, Gabe King had 12 points and eight rebounds. Trey King scored 14 points and tacked on six assists. As a team, Canistota had 31 rebounds, 19 assists and nine steals. Canistota (1-0) hosts Freeman on Thursday.