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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

With the Mitchell Legion baseball team in Rapid City for their State Tourney the Mitchell Post 18 Junior Legion baseball team will be in their own State Tourney in Yankton starting on Wednesday.  Mitchell Junior Legion, head coached by Michael Sadler, won three games in the Region Tourney and then lost twice to Watertown in the title games to place 2nd and advanced to the State Tourney.  Mitchell (19-20) takes on Sioux Falls East in the first round of the state tournament at 11:00am Wednesday at Riverside Park in Yankton.  Sioux Falls East has beat Mitchell three times this season, most recently 10-0 on June 13th in Mitchell. Sioux Falls East also won a doubleheader 6-2 and 6-0 on June 4th in Sioux Falls.  In other games from the Class A State Junior American Legion Baseball Tournament July 26th thru 30th.  Game two has Rapid City Post 22 Expos vs. Watertown at 1:00pm, Game three has Sioux Falls West vs. Rapid City Post 22 Bullets at 6:00pm followed by Renner vs. Yankton at 8:00pm Wednesday night. 


The Mitchell Post 18 American Legion Baseball team, 26-18 overall, will play Renner Post 307, 34-11 overall, in game two of the Class A State American Legion Baseball Tourney with game time around 2:00pm Central Time Wednesday afternoon.  In game one Aberdeen, 21-37-1 overall, will play Brandon Valley, 23-19 overall, at 11:00am Central Time.  The two-night games have Pierre, 31-15 overall, against Sioux Falls West, 23-22 overall, at 5:00pm followed by the host team Rapid City Post 22, 49-7 overall, against Sioux Falls East, 31-25 overall at 8:00pm Central Time.  KORN News Radio 1490 will have complete coverage of Post 18 baseball starting with the Coke Pre-Game Show on Wednesday afternoon at 1:50pm and first pitch against Renner set for 2:00pm on AM 1490 KORN and on-lone at  Also, be listening for the Shay’s Restaurant Player of the Game in the Post Game Show, Shay’s in the Ramada Inn and Suites of Mitchell.   


The District 5B Amateur Baseball Tourney will find out their fifth and sixth qualifying team into the State Tourney with two games tonight in Parkston.  In game one tonight Wagner plays Mount Vernon at 6:00pm with the winner playing Dimock/Emery Thursday and also qualifying for the State Amateur Tourney in August.  In game two tonight Corsica/Stickney plays Platte around 8:00pm with the winner advancing to play Parkston Thursday night and also advancing to the State Tourney. 


Alexandria, Winner/Colome, Parkston and Dimock/Emery have already qualified for State August 2nd thru 13th at Cadwell Park. 


In District 3B tonight in Miller, Kimball/White Lake plays Chamberlain at 8:00pm.  In District 4B in Madison Salem will play Madison at 8:00pm. 


The Annual Old Timers Baseball Game will take place on August 2nd at 1:30pm at Cadwell Park to kick-off the State Amateur Baseball Tourney.  Contact Jim Johnston at Harves for more information. 


There will be a Middle School Football Camp on Wednesday and Thursday hosted by Mitchell high school coaches.  All Mitchell 7th and 8th Grade Football Players are invited with No Cost involved.  It starts at 6:00pm each night at Joe Quintal South Field, register at the gate.  Shirts-shorts-cleats are all that is needed.


A youth football camp will also take place on July 31st-August 3rd hosted by Mitchell high school coaches.  The camp is for All Mitchell 3rd through 6th Grade Players.  Four Nights of Football for Youth Development: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6:00pm-7:30pm each night.  There is No Cost and it will be held at Joe Quintal South Field, register at the Gate.  Shorts, Shirts, and cleats is all that is needed.  Any further questions on all football camps, please contact Mitchell Kernel head football coach Kent VanoverSchelde at 770-7264.


The Lil' Kernel Volleyball Camp is set for August 7th and 8th at the Mitchell High School.  The camp is for players entering grades third-through-sixth this fall. The time is from 9:00am to Noon each day and the cost is $35.  The focus of the camp includes the concepts of fun, fundamentals and the game concepts of volleyball. Each camper will also receive a volleyball T-shirt and various participation prizes at the end of the camp.  For more details, contact head coach Deb Thill 770-3097. 


The Mitchell Park and Rec is currently taking registrations for youth fall soccer along with flag and tackle football.  Registration deadline is set for August 15th.  Registration can be done at the Rec Center or online at 


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