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Blizzard wipes out area athletic schedule

Winter weather wiped out numerous area sporting events, as blizzard conditions blew through south central and southeastern South Dakota. The Mitchell-Huron basketball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday in Huron was postponed and will be made-up o...

Winter weather wiped out numerous area sporting events, as blizzard conditions blew through south central and southeastern South Dakota.

The Mitchell-Huron basketball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday in Huron was postponed and will be made-up on two separate days. The boys basketball game will be played Monday, Feb. 8 at the Huron Arena, starting with the junior varsity game at 4 p.m., followed by the sophomore game at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m. The ninth-grade A game will be played at Huron High School at 4 p.m., followed by the ninth-grade B game at 5:30 p.m.

The girls basketball contest between the Kernels and Tigers will be played Feb. 22 in Huron. The junior varsity and sophomores will play at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., respectively, before the varsity plays at 7 p.m. All games are at the Huron Arena.

The Mitchell wrestling triangular scheduled for Tuesday has been moved to Tuesday, Feb. 9 and will keep the original schedule at Mitchell High School. The Kernels will wrestle Harrisburg at 5 p.m., followed by Harrisburg and Yankton at 6:30 p.m., and Mitchell-Yankton at 8 p.m.

The Mitchell Christian basketball doubleheader with Mount Vernon/Plankinton has been called off, with no makeup date announced.

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As of Tuesday afternoon, the Dakota Wesleyan men's and women's basketball doubleheader Wednesday with Dordt remained unchanged, according to Great Plains Athletic Conference officials. The women play at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m. at the Corn Palace.

Other area rescheduled games include:

• Colome at Kimball/White Lake boys basketball has been postponed and will be made up Feb. 20 in White Lake.

Postponements without makeup dates at this time include

• Area boys basketball: Chamberlain at Platte-Geddes in Platte; Viborg-Hurley at Canistota; Marty at Freeman Academy; Lyman at Gregory; Iroquois at Wessington Springs.

• Area girls basketball: Chamberlain at Platte-Geddes; Parkston at McCook Central/Montrose in Salem; Avon at Menno; Burke/South Central at Corsica-Stickney in Stickney; Tripp-Delmont/Armour at Ethan; Scotland at Freeman; Marty at Freeman Academy; Iroquois at Wessington Springs;

• Area high school wrestling: McCook Central/Montrose, Winner Area at Chamberlain triangular; Howard at Deuel Quadrangular; Marion/Freeman at Elk Point-Jefferson quadrangular; Burke/Gregory at Bon Homme/Scotland dual.

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