TUESDAY, JULY 31:
Baseball: State “B” American Legion Tournament @ Milbank
Yankton @ Bullets 16’s (DH), 4:00pm
Bombers Black @ Huron (DH), 4:00pm
Bombers Maroon @ Huron (DH), Noon
STATE “B” LEGION…It’ll be a Corsica-Groton rematch to stay alive in the state “B” American Legion baseball tournament in Milbank.
Corsica handed Flandreau it’s first loss of the tournament 10-2, while Groton eliminated Miner/McCook 23-1.
Corsica will face Groton in an elimination game, with the winner to meet Flandreau later for the state title.
STATE “A” LEGION…The state “A” American Legion baseball tournament starts Wednesday at Aberdeen. Opening round pairings: The double-elimination tourney ends Sunday.
10:00am: Brookings vs. Sioux Falls Post 15 West
1:00pm: Sioux Falls Post 15 East vs. Spearfish
5:00pm: Rapid City Post 22 vs. Watertown
8:00pm: Aberdeen Smitty’s vs. Valley Springs
STATE “B” AMATEUR…The state “B” amateur baseball tournament begins Wednesday night at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. The first round matchups:
6:00PM: Colman vs. Wynot 8:00pm: Madison vs. Redfield Dairy Queen
11:00am: Britton vs. Avon 1:00pm: Clear Lake vs. Dell Rapids Mudcats
5:30pm: Salem vs. Redfield Pheasants 8:00pm: Lennox vs. Miller/Wessington
11:00am: Dimock/Emery vs. Larchwood 1:00pm: Crofton vs. Garretson
5:30pm: Wessington Springs vs. Alexandria 8:00pm: Irene vs. Lake Norden Lakers
11:00am: Canova/Howard vs. Four Corners 1:00pm: Renner Old Timers vs. Tabor
5:30pm: Martin vs. Clark 8:00pm: Akron vs. Winner/Colome
11:00am: Milbank vs. Parkston Rock Bass 1:00pm: Harrisburg vs. Parkston Mudcats
STATE “A” AMATEUR…The state “A” amateur baseball tournament starts Friday night at Riverside Park in Yankton. The first round draw:
5:30pm: Renner Monarchs vs. Sioux Falls Saints 8:00pm: Castlewood Ravens vs. Mitchell Mad Dogs
5:00PM: Pierre Rattlers vs. Brandon Merchants 7:30pm: Rapid City A’s vs. Vermillion Red Sox
HOCKEY HOUSING…An informational meeting regarding housing Brookings Blizzard hockey players will be held Monday at 6:30pm at Larson Ice Center.
Coaches, owners and staff members will be on hand to answer questions about hosting players, and provide information about the billet program. Players will report to Brookings the first week of September and remain in Brookings until the end of the season in Aprill. You can also get information at gobrookingsblizzard.com.
ESPN-MVFC DEAL…ESPN has reached an agreement with the league to carry five games as part of a Missouri Valley Football Conference Game of the Week package on ESPN3 during the 2012 college football season.
The availability of these games on ESPN3 allows fans to watch live events across multiple screens, whether that’s through Xbox LIVE on your TV screen, or while on the go on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.
As part of the agreement, ESPN3 will carry at least five college football games from the Missouri Valley Football Conference beginning this season, and as many as 15 additional games that will be carried on ESPN3 -- as part of a cooperative effort between institutional production companies -- will be announced later.
The conference five-game package on ESPN3 includes:
Sat., Sept. 29 6:00 p.m. Indiana State at Southern Illinois
Sat., Oct. 6 1:00 p.m. Youngstown State at North Dakota State
Sat., Oct. 13 1:00 p.m. Youngstown State at Illinois State
Sat., Oct. 27 1:00 p.m. South Dakota at Indiana State
Sat., Nov. 10 12:00 p.m. UNI at South Dakota