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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Outside hitter Mackenzie Miller and setter Mandy Schmidt were both named to the all-Eastern South Dakota Conference volleyball team that was announced Monday. It’s the second straight season Miller and Schmidt have been named to the all-conference squad. Outside hitter Chelsea Brewster was one of two players to receive all-ESD honorable mention consideration. Mitchell, 20-4 on the season, will play Sioux Falls Washington at 8:45 p.m. Thursday in the first round of the State Volleyball Tournament at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

Just two games into her return to the court, South Dakota State women's basketball player Macy Miller was honored as The Summit League and College Sports Madness Summit League Mid-Major Player of the Week Monday. The Mitchell native totaled 41 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and two steals per game in a pair of wins over NJIT and George Washington. Miller also shot 68 percent (17 of 25) from the field and 50 percent (4-8) from 3-point range. Miller has been named Summit League Player of the Week for the five times and twice by College Sports Madness. The SDSU women, 2-0 overall, continues non-conference play against future Summit League foe North Dakota Wednesday night in Brookings. KORN Jackrabbit Pre-Game Show starts at 6:30 p.m. on AM 1490 KORN with tipoff at 7 p.m.

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Matt Mooney scored 26 points and handed out five assists and Tyler Hagedorn added 15 points and South Dakota beat Bowling Green 88-79 on Monday.
Carlton Hurst contributed 14 points and nine rebounds for South Dakota (2-0) which trailed 35-34 at halftime. Hagedorn's 3 with 8:28 left to play gave South Dakota a 59-57 lead it wouldn't give up. Later, Mooney made a 3, a jump shot and a layup to extend the lead to 72-61.
Bowling Green (1-1) responded with seven-straight, but never got closer than four points the rest of the way. It's the second time this season a Coyotes team has gotten the better of Bowling Green. South Dakota's football team beat the Falcons 35-27 on Sept. 9. South Dakota stays on the road for a Wednesday night contest at TCU. Tip-off from Fort Worth, Texas, is slated for 8 p.m.

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team wraps up its three-game season-opening homestand tonight when Alabama State comes to Frost Arena. The Jacks are out to a 2-0 start on the season after picking up a win in the opener against UC Irvine Friday and a 24-point win against Mary Sunday. Alabama State enters Tuesday's matchup 0-2 on the season after losses to Mississippi State and Iowa. Tonight’s meeting is the first ever between the Jackrabbits and Hornets. The pre-game show starts at 6:30 p.m. with tipoff at 7 p.m. on AM 1490 KORN tonight.

The South Dakota women’s basketball team hosts Creighton for their home opener tonight. The Coyotes lost to Iowa State in their season opener on Friday in Ames. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.

The DWU basketball teams open the Great Plains Athletic Conference season with a pair of games this week. The Tigers host Dordt College Wednesday night at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. followed by a matchup with Concordia Saturday at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The Tiger women are ranked eighth in the country at 5-0 overall while the Tiger men are 4-2 and ranked tenth in nation.

South Dakota State University tight end Dallas Goedert has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl following the conclusion of the 2017 season. A Britton, South Dakota native, Goedert is a two-time all-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection and was a unanimous FCS All-America honoree in 2016. The Senior Bowl is scheduled to be played Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Mobile, Alabama will be televised on NFL Network. The SDSU football team closes out the regular season by traveling to Vermillion to face in-state rival South Dakota on Saturday. The KORN Jackrabbit Pre-Game Show starts at 1 p.m. with kickoff at 2 p.m. on AM 1490 KORN.
The South Dakota High School State Volleyball Tournament for all three classes will be held Thursday thru Saturday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City. Here are the pairings for all three classes this week.

Class A
No. 1 Sioux Falls Christian (28-4) vs. No. 8 McCook Central/Montrose (19-8), 1:00pm. Coverage can be heard on AM 1490 KORN and on-line at starting at 12:50pm.

No. 4 Madison (25-4) vs. No. 5 Miller (25-4), 2:45pm.

No. 3 Belle Fourche (30-3) vs. No. 6 Sioux Valley (25-4), 7:00pm.

No. 2 Dakota Valley (26-3) vs. No. 7 Parker (26-6), 8:45pm.

Class B
No. 1 Northwestern (32-1) vs. No. 8 Faith (21-10), 1:00pm.

No. 4 Hanson (27-2) vs. No. 5 Herreid/Selby Area (28-2), 2:45pm. Coverage starts after the McCook Central/Montrose match on AM 1490 KORN and on-line at

No. 3 Warner (28-4) vs. No. 6 Burke/South Central (28-5), 7:00pm.

No. 2 Chester Area (25-4) vs. No. 7 Deubrook Area (25-7), 8:45pm.

Class AA
No. 1 Harrisburg vs. No. 8 Sioux Falls O’Gorman 1:00pm

No. 4 Aberdeen Central vs. No. 5 Watertown 2:45pm

No. 3 Rapid City Stevens vs. No. 6 Huron 7:00pm

No. 2 Mitchell vs. No. 7 Sioux Falls Washington 8:45pm. Coverage starts at 8:35pm Thursday from Rapid City on AM 1490 KORN.

All tickets for the state volleyball tournament are general admission and may be purchased at the door, online at or by calling 1-800-GOTMINE. Additional fees apply for online purchases and call-in orders. Prices: Adult All-Session Ticket $45; Student All-Session Ticket $30; Adult Single Session Ticket $15; Student Single Session Ticket $10.

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