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For both the Chamberlain and Parkston boys golf teams, Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank is familiar territory. Both teams played in the Poet Invite on Aug. 17, one of the first tournaments of the boys golf season. In that tournament, Parkston won the event with a score of 318 and the Cubs finished fifth, shooting a 342.
CHAMBERLAIN — Without really intending for it, Andrew Priebe set a new American record in powerlifting. The Mitchell resident lifted himself into a new record for the submaster class — which consists of 33 to 39 year olds and Priebe set new marks in the 148-pound men's Open Division. He lifted 512.5 pounds in the squat, 347 pounds on the bench and 512.5 pounds in the deadlift for a total of 1372 pounds. All three lifts and the total are new records. Priebe, 37, achieved the marks Sept.
For the second straight year, the Mike Miller Classic will take on a different format. This year — in addition to high schools from South Dakota and around the country — the annual basketball event will include four college basketball teams, including Dakota Wesleyan University. The Mike Miller Classic is scheduled for Dec. 27 and 28 and will include 19 high school and college teams from nine states playing in 16 games.
FORESTBURG — The Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central football team is continuing its dominance in 9-man football. Jumping out to a 36-point lead and moving the ball effortlessly on the ground and through the air, the Class 9AA No. 1 Blackhawks looked the part against No. 4 Mount Vernon/Plankinton, cruising to a 44-20 victory over the Titans Friday night in Forestburg. "We wanted to come out punching," said Blackhawks quarterback Tucker Kingsbury.
CHAMBERLAIN — One is a historic program in South Dakota high school football and the other is turning themselves into a formidable foe. But today, both Winner and Chamberlain will take the field undefeated—each at 4-0—with a chance to stake its claim at the top of the competitive Class 11B football landscape. The contest will be held at 7 p.m. in Chamberlain, with the Warriors ranked No. 1 by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association and Chamberlain standing at No.
By MARCUS TRAXLER The Daily Republic With his team standing at 2-1 on the young season, University of South Dakota head football coach Joe Glenn is in a familiar spot. The Coyotes had the same record last year, standing at 2-1 after three games and headed into conference play.
Mitchell will be the new site for the South Dakota High School Coaches Association summer clinic event, replacing the longtime host site of Aberdeen. The 65th annual event will be held in Mitchell July 11-13 at Mitchell Technical Institute and the Highland Conference Center and more sites could be added, if necessary. Mitchell will host the event in 2016 and 2017, before Sioux Falls hosts in 2018.
No women's basketball player in Dakota Wesleyan University history has ever scored more points, set more records or been a three-time NAIA All-American. On Wednesday, another rare honor was given to Randi (Morgan) Haines: she's being inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame. The former Mitchell standout will be one of five inductees going into the Hall of Fame later this year.
MOUNT VERNON — It's the senior season for Mikayla Weiss and she's not willing to let anything stop her from helping the Mount Vernon/Plankinton volleyball team to victory. That includes a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in her knee, an injury that occurred shortly before the volleyball season started for the No. 3-ranked team in Class A. The optimistic Weiss said she believes it's nothing more than "a small mountain" she has to overcome. "I'm a believer that everything happens for a reason," she said. "And it's tough, but I try not to think about it.
In her own words, a burden has been lifted from the shoulders of Mitchell's Tevyn Waddell. The talented swimmer has been pursued by some of the top women's swimming teams in the country for the last year.