Dakota State University and Waldorf kicked off the North Star Athletic Association softball season for the second straight year.
The North Star Athletic Association four-game baseball series between Dakota State University and Mayville State was forced to relocate to Rock Creek High School in St. George, Kan., this past weekend. While both teams opened conference play with an undefeated 4-0 record last weekend, the Tr…
The 3 Class Shootout was held in Salem on Saturday. Howard’s Kate Connor competed for the Class B girls team, while Madison’s Aiden Jensen competed for the Class A boys team. Cierra Watkins, a Dakota State commit competed for the Class AA girls team.
Another winter sports season has come to an end in South Dakota and now the all-conference recognitions are coming in and a handful of local athletes earned recognition for their play on the hardwood this season.
While South Dakota residents dealt with the challenges of winter, players from MLB’s 30 teams flocked to the warmth of Arizona and Florida to participate in the sport’s Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues. Though many see these games as merely exhibition events, the fact of the matter is that Spri…
The clock struck midnight on Dakota State University’s historic run in the NAIA National Tournament on Friday.
A corner three-pointer with 18.2 seconds left in the game by Dakota State University’s Caitlin Dyer put the Trojans up 71-70 against Indiana Wesleyan in the NAIA Quarterfinals on Tuesday.
It was a battle of contrasting styles on Tuesday between Dakota State University and Carroll College. DSU’s Trojans want to play fast and get up and down the court. The Saints want to slow things down and control the tempo.
It’s a testament to a player’s mental toughness and fortitude to come back from a torn ACL. That’s exactly what Sidney Fick did after her freshman season at Dakota State University. When she was set to take the court for the Trojans after a year of rehab, Fick suffered another setback in her…
Courtney Menning has been playing basketball for as long as she can remember. The Corsica native grew up playing against her family members.
When Savannah Walsdorf drives to the basket she can be difficult to stop. Like a freight train, once she gets rolling, it can be hard to slow her down.
Not many teams get to close out their season on a winning note. That’s exactly what the Howard Tigers did on Saturday at the Class B State Tournament in Huron.
A 15-0 scoring run in the first quarter helped the Dakota State University Trojans take control of the game against Eastern Oregon in Wichita on Wednesday.
The Dakota Valley Conference announced the All-Conference teams, and a handful of local athletes earned recognition.
Madison’s bid for a spot in the Class A State Boys Basketball Tournament fell a game short on Tuesday in Huron. Hamlin, the fifth seed, outscored the Bulldogs 27-15 in the second half to punch its ticket to the State Tournament with a 66-41 victory.
Fick to close out the first half gave Dakota State University a 45-34 lead against Morningside during the first round of the NAIA National Tournament in Wichita, Kan., on Tuesday. The Trojans led by double digits the rest of the way en route to a 78-65 victory over the Mustangs.
Dakota State swept the second edition of the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Baseball Players-of-the-Week honors, announced by the conference office Monday. The Trojans went 4-3 record last week, with a 3-1 record in the four-game series at Central Christian (Kan.) on Feb. 27-28 and 1…
Dakota State University’s women’s basketball team is composed of athletes from South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. There are six South Dakota natives, four Minnesota natives and two Wisconsin natives.
Since Jan. 22, 2020, the Dakota State University Trojans have amassed a record of 90-20 and qualified for the NAIA National Tournament the past three seasons. It’s no wonder that DSU women’s basketball head coach David Moe was recently named the NSAA Coach of the Year for a fourth straight season.
Elsie Aslesen started her college basketball career at Concordia University in Nebraska. During her two years there, Aslesen started in three games. A big reason why the Elk Point-Jefferson graduate didn’t see more time on the hardwood was her strength.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the teams and bracket for the NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship Round. The 64-team bracket will begin with the first and second rounds at host sites across the country on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Dakota State University continued action Saturday afternoon in a nine-inning baseball contest with Baker (Kan.) from the Heart of America Athletic Conference at Sauder Field. The Trojans extended their season-high winning streak to three games after holding off the Wildcats 5-2 in the three-…
Fane Sauvakacolo of Dakota State University made her first appearance in the 43rd annual NAIA Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Championship on Friday in Brookings.
Three Dakota State University athletes were in action Friday on the second day of the 2023 NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Championships in Brookings.
The Howard Tigers punched their ticket to the Class B State Girls Basketball Tournament with a 61-40 victory against Wessington-Springs in Huron on Thursday.
Conner Tordsen has enjoyed a decorated career at Dakota State University. The Fairmont, Minn., native has earned many accolades as a member of the DSU track and field team, and when it’s time for him to hand in his Trojan uniform, he will have left his mark on the program.
First Bank and Trust donates $25 to the Madison Athletic Department for every three-pointer made during the home basketball games for both the boys and the girls during the season.
Dakota State University Athletic Director on Tuesday announced the hiring of Darren Tighe as men’s basketball head coach. Tighe will begin his duties immediately.
The Howard Tigers advanced to the semifinals of the Region 3B boys basketball tournament on Tuesday with a 64-30 victory against Colman-Egan.
The Madison Bulldogs jumped on Baltic early and kept their foot on the gas during the Region 3A boys basketball tournament matchup in Madison on Tuesday.
The Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Raiders celebrated the National Girls & Women in Sports Day this year by honoring senior student athletes Jamie Gartner, Brooklyn Hageman, Kylee Misar, Brycelyn Wolff and Paige Hanson.
The Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Raiders finished last season with an 8-13 record and set the program’s record for rebounds in a season. The Raiders only lost one girl from last season’s basketball team. and ORR head coach Crystal Hansen believes her team has the talent to break that record again, …
The Howard Tigers finished last season with a 15-8 record and reached the SoDak 16 after defeating Colman-Egan in the Class B Region 4 girls basketball semifinal.
The Chester Flyers haven’t lost a match since Sept. 24. Since losing to Sioux Falls O’Gorman at the Sanford Pentagon, the Flyers have won 14 straight matches and own a 26-5 overall record. During that winning streak, the Flyers have lost just one set.
Top-ranked South Dakota State University can clinch at least a share of the Missouri Valley Football Conference title when it closes out the road portion of its regular season schedule Saturday afternoon at Northern Iowa.
The Dakota State University men’s basketball team finished last season with a 13-18 record under the direction of head coach Gary Garner. The Trojans finished the season strong by going 8-6 to wrap up the regular season and going 1-1 in the NSAA Tournament.
No. 15 ranked Bellevue (Neb.) pounded out 56 kills Wednesday evening, kicking off the second half portion of the North Star Athletic Association schedule with a 3-0 sweep over Dakota State at Gordon Lozier Athletic Center. Set scores were 25-17, 25-22, and 25-22.
Two area race car drivers competed in the 49th annual Winter Nationals at Devils Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. Ramona’s Ryan Bickett and Madison’s Nate Barger raced in the two-day event.
The Chester Flyers swept the Madison Bulldogs in Chester on Thursday to extend their winning streak to nine games. The Flyers won the first two sets by the score of 25-17 and won the third set 25-14 to pick up the 3-0 victory.
The Madison Bulldogs picked up their third win of the season with a 41-19 victory over Lennox in Madison on Friday evening.The Bulldogs outscored Lennox 14-0 in the second quarter to take a 27-7 lead into the locker room at halftime.
After taking a week off from their previous meet on Sept. 23 at Roy Griak Invitational, the Dakota State University Trojan cross country squads return to action Saturday in the Holiday Inn Express Classic, hosted by Dordt (Iowa).
Chester’s Lily Van Hal reached a career milestone on Monday during the Flyers’ 3-0 victory against the Colman-Egan Hawks.
The Madison Bulldogs competed in the Class A State Girls Tennis Tournament at Rapid City on Monday and Tuesday.
The Madison Bulldogs could not find their footing on Tuesday in Tea. Facing the Tea Area Titans, the Bulldogs lost 3-1 to bring their overall record to 9-8.
Paige Hanson has been playing competitive volleyball since she was in sixth grade and has been a member of the Oldham-Ramona/Rutland varsity team since she was a freshman.
The second-ranked Chester Flyers swept the Colman-Egan Hawks 3-0 on Monday in Chester. The No. 2 volleyball team in Class B defeated the Hawks 26-24, 25-14 and 25-16.
Peyton Groft started Dakota State University’s weekend slate needing 41 digs to tie Sonja Kamrud’s program record for career digs.
Viborg-Hurley struck first against the Howard Tigers on Friday evening, but the Cougars were unable to sustain that momentum, as the top-ranked team in Class 9AA football went on to defeat the Cougars 48-12.
Behind the rushing of Isaiah Davis, South Dakota State University put together a number of time-consuming drives in posting a 34-10 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday in Brookings.
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