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Three weeks into the football season and the Mitchell High School football team has yet to perform consistently on offense. The team has only been able to score 16 points this season, against predominantly second-string defenses, and finding an identity is something Kernel head coach Kent VanOverschelde is focused on. "It's basically on my shoulders for the lack of confidence up front and staying consistent with the plan," VanOverschelde said the offense's early season troubles.
Tom Overbay, a 1993 Mitchell Technical Institute graduate, hits a putt Monday at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell. The seventh annual MTI Alumni Golf Classic took place with 112 golfers...
The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team may not have a Great Plains Athletic Conference victory since the 2012 season, but that isn't what first-year coach Lindsay Wilber is worried about. "I'm not looking at wins and loses," said Wilber, whose team is 4-6 and 0-1 in the conference.
COLOME -- Reed Harter's versatility on the football field has helped lead Colome to a 2-1 record early in the 2014 season. "I hit the weight room a lot this past summer and tried to work on my speed," Harter said. "I've just been working on my speed and agility and that's helped me be a guy that can play both ways." Harter has already scored a touchdown by punt return, kick return, passing and rushing.
A sluggish start hurt the Mitchell Kernels in a 28-7 loss to the Pierre Governors in an Eastern South Dakota Conference football game Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell...
In freshman Dillon Turner’s first start under center as the Dakota Wesleyan University quarterback, he helped the Tigers to a 27-16 victory over Briar Cliff University on Saturday at Joe...
Mitchell High School head football coach Kent VanOverschelde needs his team to stay focused to secure its first win of the 2014 season. "Confidence and focus are going to be a key ingredient for us," VanOverschelde said about how the team can pull out a win over defending 11AA champion Pierre. "We need to play the game with some confidence, and once things hopefully go well, we need to stay focused." The Kernels (0-2) will host the Pierre Governors in an Eastern South Dakota Conference matchup at 5 p.m. today at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. Coming off a 52-7 loss at the hands of No.
GREGORY -- Heading into the 2013 season, the Gregory Gorillas were ranked as the preseason favorite to win the Class 9AA title. After falling short of the title game last season, the Gorillas are back in the driver's seat in Class 9AA. Two weeks into the 2014 football season, the Gorillas pulled in a No. 1 ranking and four first-place votes. Part of the Gorilla's early success has been the stellar performances by quarterback Kurt Braun.
College golfers will overtake Mitchell's two golf courses Friday and Saturday as Dakota Wesleyan University hosts the Palace City Classic at Lakeview Golf Course and Wild Oak Golf Club. Dan Sabers, Lakeview manager, said about 150 people will compete in the tournament. "It's real good," Sabers said. "It brings a lot people out to the course." Dave Backlund Jr., Wild Oak director of operations, agreed with Sabers, saying the new faces help promote the courses. "It's nice to see people from out of state coming in and playing the course," Backlund said.
Drive, chip, putt. Those are the three most common golf shots players use throughout a round to make a small white ball into a four-inch cup.