Trojans & Lions Set to Faceoff: Game Preview – Dakota State vs Trinity Bible
The Trojans Men’s Basketball team (8-3 overall) returns to the floor tonight when they host Trinity Bible (N.D.) in the DSU Fieldhouse. Dakota State is currently on an eight game winning streak. Ever since their first win, they haven’t looked back. They’re currently having their best start in 11 years. They went 9-2 to begin their 2012-2013 season. The Trojans will be taking on a Trinity Bible team in which they defeated last season, 90-66 on the road. DSU has scored at least 85 points in the last three meetings with the Lions.
Brookings Register’s Volleyball Player of the Year: Volleyball comes naturally to Lee
COLMAN – It was the fifth set at the state tournament and Colman-Egan was in trouble. The Hawks had dropped their first game of the tournament to Castlewood and were aiming to make a run in the consolation bracket. After losing the first two sets to Faulkton Area in a consolation semifinal, the Hawks stormed back to force a fifth set. But C-E was down 14-10 and some fans were bracing for the end.
Lacher named NSAA Football Long Snapper of the Year
The North Star Athletic Association announced three additional football awards last week: Offensive Lineman of the Year, Long Snapper of the Year, and Player of the Year. These awards were voted by the league's head coaches. Braxton Lacher, 6-foot, 230 pound snapper from Dakota State University was named the conference's...
High School Basketball Season Getting Underway
Just days after the end of the volleyball season, girls basketball practice is underway throughout the state. Monday marked the first allowable day for practice in all three classes of girls basketball. The first games of the year for area teams will be December 1st, with the ORR girls taking on Great Plains Lutheran. Howard’s first game will be December 6th. Chester and Madison open their seasons on December 7th.
DSU men announce the signing of five players
MADISON, S.D. (DAKOTA STATE) — Darren Tighe, the Dakota State University Trojan men’s basketball head coach, is pleased to announce the first wave of 2024-25 recruits. “We’re really excited about this first wave of guys! It is a priority to find the best of the best from the Midwest, especially from here in South Dakota and […]
Flying to the top: Chester crowned state volleyball champions
After falling to the Warner Monarchs in the 2022 volleyball state championships, the Chester Flyers burned with the desire to get back to that stage. After losing only two games through the regular season, the Flyers fought their way to the No. 2 position in the state. They secured a spot in the SoDak 16 and then the state tournament.
Community Center to Launch New Youth Basketball League
A new basketball league will tip off in Madison in the New Year. The Madison Community Center will be hosting a youth basketball league for boys and girls in grades 3 through 6. Samantha Tighe, recreation coordinator for the Community Center says they’ve been looking for ways to better utilize the facilities in town.
Trojan Men’s Basketball Welcomes Six New Recruits
Darren Tighe, the Dakota State University Trojan men’s basketball head coach, has announced his first wave of 2024-25 recruits. The list includes Charlie Theis, a 6’5″ forward from East Ridge, Minnesota, who was ranked as the #28 basketball recruit in the state. Also coming to DSU will...
Nine Trojans named to NSAA All-Conference Football Team
Nine Dakota State football athletes were named on the 2023 North Star Athletic Association All-Conference teams and postseason awards, announced Monday afternoon by the conference office. The Trojans landed three recipients on the First Team All-Conference, defensive lineman Devonte Murphy, linebacker Jeremiah ‘JJ’ Beck, and special teams player Braxton Lacher....
Pairings set for Michael J. Entringer Classic in Colman, Brookings
The Michael J. Entringer Scholarship Classic is a boys and girls basketball classic on Dec. 16 and Dec. 30 in Colman and Brookings. The classic is remembrance of basketball and football official Mike Entringer, who passed away in 1990. The funds raised from these classics are used to reward student-athletes with scholarships.
Chester upsets top-seeded Warner, wins class ‘B’ title
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — After falling to Warner in last year’s state championship, Chester got their revenge, claiming a 3-2 win on Saturday night. Chester was the first and only team to hand the Monarchs a loss in 2023. Chester led the match 2-1, before Warner won set four, forcing a fifth and final […]
Chester Too Much For Faulkton Area In Class B State Volleyball Opener
RAPID CITY – The return of Faulkton Area Volleyball to the state tournament was met by an aggressive attack by the Chester Flyers. Chester had more than twice as many kills as their opponent Thursday in a sweep of Faulkton Area, 25-15, 25-10, 25-14 in the first round of the SDHSAA Class B State Volleyball Tournament at the Summit Arena at The Monument.
Class B Favorites Warner, Chester Among 1st Round State Tourney Winners
RAPID CITY – Top two seeds Warner and Chester Area won with ease, with sixth seed Castlewood becoming the only lower seed to win Thursday in the first round of the SDHSAA Class B State Volleyball Tournament at the Summit Arena at the Monument. Warner def. Gayville-Volin, 25-23, 25-9,...