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The DWU women's softball team opened its fall schedule with a tripleheader Saturday against Mount Marty College by taking all three games over the Lancers. Tigers' pitching stole the show as freshman Krista Huber and senior Jill Dickson each picked up a win in the first two games. Lorissa Loeppky and Katie Ettecht combined to shut down Mount Marty in the final game. "Pitching looked really strong and we hit the ball well at times," DWU coach Ed Kieff said, adding the crowd was the largest he's ever seen at home.
The growing pains continue for the Mitchell High School boys soccer team, falling 5-0 to Sioux Falls Christian Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex. The Kernels (1-3-1) failed to get their offense on track against the talented Chargers (2-0-2) as Mitchell’s defense was under assault all afternoon long. Kernel senior goalkeeper Cole Carlson finished with 16 saves on 21 shots by the SFC attack. “Cole is a great keeper, but what do you do when you face that many shots,” Mitchell coach Jason Wear adding that his team is making strides possessing the ball. “Our possession has got
After a 47-minute stalemate, Mitchell topped Harrisburg 21-14 on a blocked punt by Mitch Morgan with 30 seconds remaining in the Kernels’ home opener. The Kernels (2-0) and Tigers (1-1) fought back and forth, as both teams had to overcome mistakes and, at times, sloppy play on Friday night at Joe Quintal Field. Harrisburg, which had never played Mitchell, controlled the ball with the run most of the night.