TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6:
Volleyball: District 1AA: Sioux Falls Roosevelt @ Sioux Falls O’Gorman (Championship)
Watertown @ Brookings (Third)
District 2AA: Yankton @ Sioux Falls Washington (Championship)
Sioux Falls Lincoln @ Brandon Valley (Third)
District 3AA: Mitchell @ Aberdeen Central (Championship)
Pierre @ Huron (Third)
District 4AA: Rapid City Stevens @ Rapid City Central (Championship)
Douglas @ Sturgis (Third)
Region 1A: Aberdeen Roncalli @ Milbank
Region 2A: Clark/Willow Lake @ Sioux Valley, 7:00pm
Region 3A Elkton-Lake Benton @ Sioux Falls Christian, 7:00pm
Region 4A: Dakota Valley @ Harrisburg, 7:00pm
Region 5A: Wagner @ Tri-Valley, 7:00pm
Region 6A: Miller vs. Mobridge-Pollock @ Gettysburg
Region 7A: Pine Ridge vs. Winner @ Mission
Region 8A: Custer @ Belle Fourche
Region 1B: Summit vs. Warner
Region 2B: Chester @ Arlington, 7:00pm
Region 3B: Highmore-Harrold vs. Herried/Selby Area
Region 4B: Alcester-Hudson vs. Parker
Region 5B: White Lake vs. James Valley Christian @ Wessington Springs
Region 6B: Andes Central vs. Hanson @ Menno
Region 7B: Wall vs. Lyman
Region 8B: Harding County vs. Timber Lake @ Lemmon
MVFC TEAMS RANKED…Four league teams are ranked in top-25 polls this week, while three others are receiving votes. In six of 10 weeks this year, five Missouri Valley Football teams have been ranked in the Top 25. That’s only happened 25 times in the league’s 28-year history.
North Dakota State is first, and Illinois State is 15th in both the Sports Network and coaches’ polls. South Dakota State is 16th in the Sports Network and 20th in the coaches poll. Indiana State is 18th in the Sports Network and 21st in the coaches ranking.
Youngstown State, Southern Illinois and Northern Iowa each received votes in the polls.
STATE –U RIVALRY…An announcement regarding a new series between South Dakota State and South Dakota will be made Wednesday morning in Sioux Falls.
The brand-new, significant collegiate competition will establish a formal head-to-head athletic and academic challenge between the Jackrabbits and the Coyotes. The all-encompassing competition will commence this 2012-13 year.
School officials will make the formal announcement Wednesday morning at the state corn utilization council office in Sioux Falls. Feeding South Dakota will also be involved.
ALL-BIG SIOUX…The Big Sioux Conference has released its All-Conference team:
MVP: Tanner Lambert, Dakota Valley
BACKS: Tanner Lambert, Dakota Valley; Brock Zeller, Elk Point-Jefferson; Blake Donnelly, Elk Point-Jefferson; Brett Page, Tri-Valley; Logan Koopman, Tri-Valley; Bryce Koch, Dell Rapids; Matt Kolbeck, Dell Rapids; Gunnar Ensz, Tea Area
LINE: Nick Buckley, Dakota Valley; Logan Radtke, Dakota Valley; Colin Lebrun, Dell Rapids; Zach Dejong, Canton; Josh Prather, Tri-Valley; Joey Newman, Tri-Valley
SPECIAL TEAMS: Cody Majares, Canton; Cooper Hansen, Tea Area
MVP: Cole Langer, Dell Rapids
DEFENSIVE BACKS/LINEBACKERS: Austin Meester, Beresford; Taylor Lambert, Dakota Valley; Cole Langer, Dell Rapids; Jacob Dancler, Tea Area; Gabe Dolen, Canton; Jaden Krump, Tri-Valley; Logan Otto, Tri-Valley; Andrew Reiff, Dakota Valley
LINE: Dom Burggraf, Tri-Valley; Nate Schroder, Tea Area; Jackson Entringer, Dell Rapids; Lane Lebrun, Dell Rapids; Eli Orr, Beresford; Tanner Broughton, Canton
Honorable Mention: Josh Casperson, Beresford; Oliver Doeden, Beresford; Walker William, Beresford; Caleb Van Wyhe, Canton; Austin Gates, Canton; Tyler Lems, Canton; Jason Lupkes, Dakota Valley; Brody Van Ginkle, Dakota Valley; Isaac Faldmo, Dakota Valley; DJ Borchardt, Elk Point-Jefferson; Brody Elkins, Elk Point-Jefferson; Jared Limoges, Elk Point-Jefferson; Ryan Nichols, Dell Rapids; Riley Schmidt, Dell Rapids; Jacob Morris, Dell Rapids; Taylor Roeman, Tea Area; Mitchell Nissen, Tea Area; Chase Deckert, Tea Area; Justin Plimpton, Tri-Valley; Sam Mader, Tri-Valley; Riley Brown, Tri-Valley
SUMMIT VB POW…South Dakota's Kendall Kritenbrink and North Dakota State's Andrea Henning were named The Summit League's Offensive and Defensive Volleyball Players of the Week.
Kritenbrink helped USD to sweeps over SDSU and NDSU. She recorded 16 kills against the Jackrabbits and topped that with a .300 clip and 17 kills vs. the Bison. On the week, Kritenbrink tallied 33 kills, averaging 5.50 per set, 16 digs, four blocks, a service ace, an assist and 36.5 points (6.1 per set).
Henning posted double-digit digs in back-to-back matches and being errorless on serve receive in 35 attempts. The senior defensive specialist tallied 27 digs in a four-set win over Kansas City and 18 digs vs. South Dakota. For the week, Henning recorded 45 digs, averaging 6.43 per set, better than the league-best average this season, and seven assists.
YOUTH WRESTLING…A Brookings youth wrestling parents meeting will be held at the high school cafeteria Thursday evening at 6:45pm. For additional information, check out out website at www.brookingsyouthwrestling.com.
The program is open to boys and girls up to age 14. There is a $35 registration fee that includes Brookings Youth wrestling workout shorts and T-shirt. An AAU card will also be required of all participants. The AAU card provides accidental insurance and allows the athlete to participate in all sanctioned AAU events for the year.
The head coach will be Rex Lyon, a Sturgis graduate and former SDSU wrestler. Assistant will be former SDSU wrestler Nick Mart, five-time state high school champ Alex Kocer, and four-time state placewinner Jordan Redmond. BHS head coach Scott Miller, and parent coaches Chad Lamer, Aaron Aure and Josh Klinkhammer will also be involved.