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Athletic director Curt Hart announced Wednesday that Clay Glasgow has been hired as the head coach of the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team. Glasgow comes to DWU from Sioux Falls where he recently finished his sixth season as an assistant coach for Augustana College. “It has been a crazy and exciting couple of weeks,” Glasgow said.
For the second time this year, the Mitchell girls held off a fourth-quarter run by Class AA newcomer Harrisburg to pick up the win. The No. 2 Kernels (12-1, 10-0 ESD) remained perfect in Eastern South Dakota Conference play with the 65-56 win over the Tigers Tuesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. “It’s our first go around playing at the Corn Palace,” Harrisburg coach Nick Mayer said. “We are finding out how difficult it is to play here.”
After a furious comeback in the second half, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team could not close out No.
The Parkston boys’ basketball team had trouble breaking the pressure of Aberdeen Roncalli in the first half of a 63-39 loss in the Hanson Boys Corn Palace Classic Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Cavaliers (9-1), who are receiving votes in the Class A rankings, forced 16 turnovers – 11 in the first half – and took 21 more shots than the Trojans in the win. “We haven’t seen pressure like that a lot this year and we just stuck our heads down and didn’t see the court very well,” Parkston coach Craig Bruening said.
Trailing since early in the first quarter, the No. 5 Ethan boys’ basketball team fought back to tie No. 1 White River with less than a minute to play Saturday at the Corn Palace. But the Tigers knocked down a free throw with 2.1 seconds to play to secure the 51-50 win in the Hanson Boys Corn Palace Classic in Mitchell. After taking a 5-0 lead early in the first quarter, the Rustlers went cold the rest of the first half and trailed 26-18 at the half.
Four games into their conference season the Tiger men looked to be relegated to the league’s cellar. In his first season as head coach for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s...
WINNER — The Winner girls’ basketball team is one of two remaining undefeated teams in Class A, led by a core that has learned what it takes to win. The Warriors are 11-0 and have climbed to fourth in the most recent Class A poll, outscoring their opponents by an average of 37 points per game. “Coming into the year we knew we would be pretty good with four starters returning from last season,” Winner coach Larry Aaker said.
Macy Miller is on pace to be the most prolific scorer in the history of Kernel girls’ basketball, but her most recent milestone comes from her work under the opposing basket. With four takeaways against Sioux Falls O’Gorman Saturday, Miller passed Jenna (Hoffman) Kubesh as Mitchell’s career leader with 209 steals. Kubesh’s record of 208 was set from 1998 to 2004. “Macy continues to get stronger and smarter,” Mitchell coach Wes Morgan said.
The Tigers won their eighth game in nine tries with a last-minute boost from an unlikely role player. With forwards Luke Bamberg, Stephen Lee and Jalen Voss fouling out late, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team turned to freshman Eric Warkenthien to help seal an 84-81 win over Briar Cliff University Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. “The guy is sitting on the end of the bench and comes in to make a big free throw when we needed it,” first year DWU coach Matt Wilber said of Warkenthien, who had not played until the final minute of the game. “It is the essence
SIOUX FALLS – Turnovers and poor shooting led to the first loss of the year for the Kernel girls’ basketball team. No. 2 Mitchell shot just 31 percent from the field and turned the ball over 12 times in the first half in a 55-50 loss to No. 5 Sioux Falls O’Gorman Saturday in Sioux Falls. “We had good looks at the basket all game and we got to make those shots to win,” Mitchell coach Wes Morgan said. “I’m proud of how we fought back.