MONDAY, OCTOBER 21:
South Dakota State @ Omaha, 7:00pm
Brandon Valley @ Sioux Falls O’Gorman
Hamlin @ Colman-Egan
Waverly-South Shore @ Florence/Henry
Aberdeen Christian @ Great Plains Lutheran
Sunshine Bible @ Iroquois/Doland
Flandreau Indian @ Tiospa Zina
South Dakota State @ Quail Valley Intercollegiate Invitational, Vero Beach, FL
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22:
Brookings @ Aberdeen Central
Harrisburg @ Mitchell
Huron @ Watertown
Brandon Valley @ Yankton
Sioux Falls O’Gorman @ Sioux Falls Roosevelt
Elkton-Lake Benton @ Arlington
Howard @ Baltic
Colman-Egan @ Castlewood
Estelline/Hendricks @ DeSmet
Madison @ Dell Rapids
Lake Preston @ Dells St. Mary’s
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland @ Deubrook
Parker @ Flandreau
West Central @ Garretson
Waverly-South Shore @ Milbank
Iroquois/Doland @ Mitchell Christian
Chester @ Sioux Valley
McCook Central/Montrose @ Tea Area
Clark/Willow Lake @ Tiospa Zina
Great Plains Lutheran @ Waubay/Summit
James Valley Christian @ Wessington Springs
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23:
No Events Scheduled
SDSU FOOTBALL…J’Bore Gibbs fired three touchdown passes in the first half, Pierre Strong Jr. rushed for two scores and South Dakota State clobbered Indiana State 42-17 on Saturday, setting up a first-place Missouri Valley Conference showdown in a week.
South Dakota State (6-1, 3-0), the third-ranked team in the STATS FCS poll, crashes into top-ranked and undefeated North Dakota State (7-0, 3-0) next Saturday. NDSU blanked Missouri State 22-0 Saturday for its 28th-straight win.
Indiana State’s Keawvis Cummings intercepted Gibbs, setting up the Sycamores (1-2, 3-4) for a 28-yard TD pass from Kurtis Wilderman to Matae Thomas, forging a 7-7 tie.
That’s when the Jackrabbits took off, scoring four touchdowns on their next five possessions before halftime and a 35-10 lead at the break. Jaxon Janke, Cade Johnson, Pierre Strong and Gibbs scored the touchdowns.
South Dakota State’s defense had a season-best eight sacks as Wilderman had a net minus 35 yards rushing. Gibbs went 18 of 28 for a season-high 274 yards. The Jackrabbits held a 452-338 yard advantage in total offense.
FRIDAY FB SCORES…
Brookings 47, Spearfish 0
Brandon Valley 47, Harrisburg 21
Canton 42, Sioux Falls Christian 22
Clark/Willow Lake 49, Great Plains Lutheran 20
DeSmet 28, Elkton-Lake Benton 0
Dell Rapids 14, West Central 0
Dell Rapids St. Mary 44, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 20
Deuel 36, Florence/Henry 20
Elk Point-Jefferson 35, Flandreau 12
Estelline/Hendricks 20, Wilmot 15
Howard 53, Baltic 30
Langford 59, Waverly-South Shore 20
Lennox 32, Madison 28
McCook Central/Montrose 63, Redfield/Doland 6
Menno/Marion 64, Avon 24
Pierre 75, Mitchell 7
Sioux Falls Lincoln 50, Rapid City Stevens 21
Sioux Falls O’Gorman 29, Aberdeen Central 14
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 64, Watertown 16
Sioux Falls Washington 40, Rapid City Central 8
Sioux Valley 50, Garretson 0
Tea Area 43, Milbank 6
Tri-Valley 14, Huron 13
Viborg-Hurley 46, Canistota-Freeman 20
Webster 38, Sisseton 0
Yankton 41, Douglas 13
FB PLAYOFF PAIRINGS…Here are the first-round South Dakota high school football playoff matchups – all games will be played Friday:
Hot Springs @ Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan
Sisseton @ Sioux Valley (B93.7, 6:40pm)
Garretson @ Mobridge-Pollock
Stanley Co. @ McCook Central/Montrose
Groton @ Webster
Chamberlain @ Mt. Vernon/Plankinton
Lead-Deadwood @ Winner
Elk Point-Jefferson @ St. Thomas More
Florence/Henry @ Deuel
Dakota Hills @ Hamlin
Arlington/Lake Preston @ Viborg-Hurley (910 AM)
Baltic @ Parker
Parkston @ Bon Homme
Platte-Geddes @ Hanson
Menno/Marion @ Lemmon/McIntosh
Rapid City Christian @ Jones Co./White River
Ipswich/Edmunds Central @ Britton-Hecla
Timber Lake @ Warner
Oldham-Ramona./Rutland @ Canistota/Freeman
DeSmet @ Howard
Lyman @ Gregory
Burke @ Kimball/White Lake
New Underwood @ Sully Buttes
Philip @ Wall
Faulkton Area @ Wolsey-Wessington
Herried/Selby Area @ Langford Area
Estelline/Hendricks @ Colman-Egan
Alcester-Hudson @ Dells St. Mary’s
Hitchcock-Tulare @ Scotland
Irene-Wakonda @ Corsica-Stickney
Dupree @ Harding Co.
Kadoka Area @ Faith
The South State women’s volleyball team was edged by Purdue Fort Wayne, 3-2 (23-25, 25-19, 17-25, 25-22, 12-15), in a five-set thriller Friday.
Crystal Burk recorded her second straight double-double, fifth on the season, with 18 kill and 14 digs. Additionally, Makenzie Hennen, Ashlynn Smith and Madison Fay each registered double-doubles. Hennen and Smith posted 14 and 12 kills, respectively. Madison Fay supported the offense with 26 assists and Carly Wedel added 18 assists.
Defensively, Tatum Pickar recorded a total of 23 digs, while Nerad led the team with five blocks. Tori Thompson and Wedel each added three blocks.
WEEKEND VB SCORES…
Sioux Falls Lincoln def. Brookings, 25-15, 25-20, 25-11
Huron def. Rapid City Central, 25-19, 25-18, 25-12
Rapid City Stevens def. Mitchell, 25-18, 25-15, 25-10
Sioux Falls O’Gorman def. Aberdeen Central, 25-21, 25-16, 25-17
DAKOTA VALLEY CONFERENCE – ESTELLINE
Castlewood def. DeSmet, 25-12, 25-5
Castlewood def. Dell Rapids St. Mary, 25-15, 25-13
DeSmet def. Dell Rapids St. Mary, 10-25, 25-22, 25-20
Colman-Egan def. Lake Preston, 25-7, 25-11
Colman-Egan def. Deubrook, 25-19, 25-10
Deubrook def. Lake Preston, 25-15, 25-7
Elkton-Lake Benton def. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 22-25, 25-9, 25-17
Elkton-Lake Benton def. Estelline/Hendricks, 25-11, 25-11
Estelline/Hendricks def. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 25-17, 25-18
Castlewood def. Colman-Egan, 17-25, 25-14, 29-27
Elkton-Lake Benton def. Castlewood, 25-18, 25-19
Elkton-Lake Benton def. Colman-Egan, 25-18, 25-21
Deubrook def. DeSmet, 25-10, 25-23
Estelline/Hendricks def. DeSmet, 25-13, 25-8
Estelline/Hendricks def. Deubrook, 25-19, 26-24
Dell Rapids St. Mary def. Lake Preston, 25-18, 25-9
Dell Rapids St. Mary def. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 25-18, 25-17
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland def. Lake Preston, 25-15, 25-13
DAKOTA XII CONFERENCE
Dakota Valley def. Elk Point-Jefferson, 25-10, 20-25, 25-18
Dakota Valley def. West Central, 25-13, 25-13
Dell Rapids def. Canton, 25-21, 25-19
Elk Point-Jefferson def. Tri-Valley, 25-13, 25-22
Lennox def. Dell Rapids, 25-20, 25-21
Lennox def. Vermillion, 25-12, 20-25, 25-20
Madison def. Lennox, 25-19, 25-16
Sioux Falls Christian def. Madison, 25-16, 25-16
Sioux Falls Christian def. Vermillion, 25-20, 25-9
Tea Area def. Dell Rapids, 25-16, 25-22
Tea Area def. Canton, 26-24, 25-14
Tri-Valley def. West Central, 25-23, 25-17
Vermillion def. Canton, 25-17, 25-21
West Central def. Tea Area, 25-15, 25-21
Seventh: Vermillion def. West Central, 22-25, 25-22, 16-15
Fifth: Tri-Valley def. Lennox, 25-21, 25-22
Third: Madison def. Elk Point-Jefferson, 25-16, 19-25, 25-19
First: Sioux Falls Christian def. Dakota Valley, 25-23, 25-24
Miller def. Sioux Valley, 25-14, 25-10
Miller def. Sisseton, 25-11, 25-9
Sioux Valley def. Sisseton, 22-25, 25-23, 25-23
Aberdeen Roncalli def. Deuel, 25-6, 25-14
Aberdeen Roncalli def. Beresford, 25-15, 25-15
Beresford def. Deuel, 25-18, 25-17
Clark/Willow Lake def. Aberdeen Christian, 24-26, 25-14, 25-22
Groton Area def. Aberdeen Christian, 29-27, 25-11
Groton Area def. Clark/Willow Lake, 25-17, 25-8
Mitchell def. Rapid City Central, 25-21, 25-22, 16-25, 25-20
Rapid City Stevens def. Huron, 26-24, 25-14, 25-21
South Dakota State women’s soccer picked up its 10th consecutive victory Friday, topping Western Illinois 1-0.
Leah Manuleleua’s 51st minute goal proved to be enough in the victory, as she led the team with four shots (two on goal). Carina McLennan notched an assist.
The Jackrabbits held off a hard-charging Leatherneck team, continuing the 10-game shutout streak while Maggie Smither became the school’s all-time leader in saves. Smither finished the game with six total saves, facing 11 WIU shots while the Jackrabbits fired 16 on the other end, putting seven on goal.
SDSU XC…Anna Donnay blew past her previous personal best 6K time of 21:43.7 (2017) to turn in a sixth place finish with a time of 20:52.1 at the Under Armour Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Following Donnay were Cailee Peterson (50/22:28.7), Leah Hansen (61/22:37.2), Emma Nelson (73/22:47.8), Ellie Friesen (83/22:55.4), Jessica Christoffer (86/22:58.7) and Kendra Dykstra (128/23:39.0).
Anna Fasen paced the Jacks in Grand Forks, turning in a 5K time of 18:33.8 to take 16th overall in the Ron Pynn Classic.
Following Fasen was Bridget Henne (17/18:38.1), Kayle Christophersen (20/18:45.1),Michaela Kelley (30/19:21.5), Josephine Moor (34/19:30.4), Nicole Greyer (35/19:34.5), Bailey Dergan: (35/19:44.4) and Janean Hanka (42/19:56.9).
Joseph Minor-Williams led the Jacks for the second time this season, taking 63rd overall in the field of 265 for a 24:32.8 finish at Pre-Nats.
Behind Minor-Williams was MIcah Mather (94th/24:49.5), Tom Breuckman (114/24:57.4), Chase Cayo (119/25:01.1), Gabe Peters (153/25:18.0), Ben Olson (176/25:37.0) and Lukas Nelson (119/25:50.0).
Lukas Piersen recorded a 26:20.6 to lead the Jacks to a second place finish out of 12 teams at the Ron Pynn Classic. Behind him were Andrew Rush (7/26:37.30), Alexander Auch (10/26:48.20), Carter Knaus (17/27:11.30), Mason McDonald (18/27:11.30), Blake Iverson (30/27:37.10), Daniel Burkhalter (31/27:41.0), Ray Munsterman (39/28:04.20), Evan Fick (41/28:16.90) and Michael Schwinghamer (46/28:27.90).
SDSU SWIM…The South Dakota State men’s swimming team topped Midland University 152-53 and Olivet Nazarene University 148-57, while falling to Iowa Central CC 108-97 at the ICCC Quad-Dual Saturday afternoon.
The Jackrabbits ended the day with 25 top-five finishing times over the 13 event quad-dual, highlighted with a win in the 400 free relay in a time of 3:12.81 (Cody Watkins, Alex Kraft, Will Bierschbach, Henry Skinner).
Mac Johnson swam in nearly mid-season form in the 50 free, placing second with a time of 21.14 which ranks sixth on SDSU’s top-10 rankings. Reece Stikeleather placed second in the 200 free (1:46.46). Josh Wuflestad finished second in the 200 back in this year’s opening meet with a time of 1:55.89. Quenton Steffen finishing second in the 200 breast (2:13.16). Watkins led the way in the 200 fly by placing second in 2:00.32.
Jared Miller paced the Jackrabbits in the 500 free, finishing second in 4:51.08.
The Jacks ‘A’ team finished second in the 400 medley relay in 3:33.55.
SDSU MBB…The South Dakota State University men’s basketball team will have a new look this year with the loss of players like Mike Daum, David Jenkins Jr. and Skyler Flatten.
The Jacks also start with a new head coach. Eric Henderson was appointed to the job last spring when coach T.J. Otzelberger left for UNLV.
Henderson spoke to the Yankton Quarterback Club – he says they are working on a new belief system. He says they’ll need a full commitment this year. 97625 :14 “we ever have”.
Henderson says the team will have a new look this year. 97626 :22 “doubt about that”.
The Jacks open with an exhibition game with Mount Marty on October 30th.
SDSU SWIM…South Dakota State is opening the swimming season with upgraded rosters.
Head coach Doug Humphrey says, even though the Jacks placed third and fourth in last year’s Summit League meets – coaches wanted more. 97627 :17 “paying its dividends”.
The women opened the season against Nebraska – SDSU didn’t win, but Humphrey says their efforts were rewarded. 97628 :23 “what success does”.
Humphrey says the Jackrabbit schedule is less compact this season – that should help the program’s success.
SDSU WRESTLING…The soon-to-open South Dakota State wrestling season kind of started last summer.
Head coach Damian Hahn says several competed in international freestyle and Greco-Roman tournaments, and some did very well. He says they’re excited about the chance to improve this season.
Plus, Hahn says they’re excited about the 14 new faces in practice. 97629 :18 “we already have”.
Leading the list of returnees is Henry Pohlmeyer, who’s rated 20th in the nation.
Hahn says the lineup will be a mix of veterans, and new faces. 97630 :21 “the next stage”.
Hahn says it’s possible some who started last year, may not crack the lineup this year.