The Mitchell Christian Golden Eagle volleyball team got back in action last night and after a back and forth first set, Dell Rapids St. Mary raced to an easy 3-0 win by the scores of 25-21, 25-9 and 25-11. Mitchell Christian falls to 1-1 overall while DRSM improves to 3-0 overall. For the Golden Eagles, Kaitlyn Tegethoff finished with five kills, two digs and two blocks. Anna Cooper recorded three kills, three blocks and an ace, while Whisper Eben finished with five digs, three kills and an ace. Erica Thompson had a team-high seven assists. The Golden Eagles travel to Wessington Springs on Tuesday.
It was a quick night last night for the Mitchell Kernel softball team in Sioux Falls as they traveled to Lincoln and the Kernels were rolled 15-0 and 14-0 with both games lasting only three innings due to the run rule. Mitchell fell to 2-12 overall. Jacey Linke recorded the lone hit in game one for the Kernels, while Kennedy Wantoch took the loss, allowing eight earned runs on 10 hits and three walks. Cam Krogman and Kate Nash each went 2-for-2 in game two. Keirstyn Krcil took the loss in the circle, surrendering 10 earned runs on 14 hits. Mitchell returns to action against Brandon Valley on Thursday in Brandon.
The Kernel girl’s tennis team has played a lot of tennis the last two weeks and yesterday they played two of the best teams in the state in a triangular and lost both matches and maybe some athletes as well. Mitchell lost against Watertown 9-1 and then lost to O’Gorman 7-2. Ashley Jones scored the lone win against Watertown for the Kernels, 7-3 overall. Olivia Huber was suffering from tendinitis that flared up during her doubles match in the first dual, Kelsey Dahme began to suffer from leg cramps and was pulled from competition, resulting in an injury default at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles for Mitchell. Mitchell is back in action in a triangular against Pierre and Yankton, beginning at 11:00am today at Hitchcock Park and then heads to Huron for a Quadrangular on Saturday against Huron, Aberdeen Central and Brandon Valley starting at 9:00am. Monday the Kernels play a varsity dual against Roosevelt at 4:00pm.
The Mitchell Kernel girls’ soccer team struck early against Garretson last night on the road and came away with a 4-1 win at Garretson. The Kernels netted three goals in the first half. The Kernels improve to 4-2 this season with their second straight win. Macy Kempf scored the first goal, with Mia Mullenmeister recording the assist. Mullenmeister found the back of the net less than five minutes later, with Seemela Novak scoring Mitchell’s final goal of the half. Novak was able to add a second goal in the second half, which came less than two minutes after Garretson scored their lone goal. Caroline Titze finished with four saves in the win. Mitchell travels to Watertown on Thursday.
The Mitchell Kernel football team will be at Sioux Falls Christian, a Class 11A Football team, tonight. Mitchell is coming off a 56-27 win at home against Douglas last week while the Chargers are coming off a 62-0 rout of Pine Ridge last week. The #3 ranked in Class 11A Chargers and the #4 ranked in Class 11AA Kernels will kick it off tonight at 7:00pm from Bob Young Field in Sioux Falls, the home of the USF Cougars. KORN News radio Pre-Game Show starts at 6:30pm tonight with Arin Winger and Sports Director Steve Morgan.
The Q107-3 Football Game of the Week tonight will be in Avon as the Pirates host the Highlanders of Scotland in the Featured Game of the Week on 107.3 FM and on-line at q107radio.com. Kick-off time is set for 7:00pm with the Q107-3 Pre-game Show starting at 6:40pm tonight with Scott and Clint.
The Mitchell cross country teams will be in Sioux Falls today for an Invite hosted by Augustana University at Yankton Trails Park.
The DWU Tiger football team, 0-1 overall, will have their home opener against Presentation College on Saturday at Joe Quintal with kick-off set for 1:00pm. Also, in September the Tiger football team will make trips to Briar Cliff and Dordt while hosting Northwestern College in the GPAC. Blue and White Days homecoming game will be October 5th against Doane.
The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team, 8-1 overall and 0-1 in the GPAC, will step out of conference play as they take on Presentation College and York College at Noon and 4:00pm on Saturday in the Corn Palace.
The South Dakota State University football team kicks off the 2019 home season and a four-game homestand Saturday night by hosting Long Island University in the Sixth Annual Dairy Drive. Kickoff is set for 6:00pm at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. Pre-game Show starts at 5:00pm on KORN News Radio Saturday night. The Jackrabbits enter the matchup ranked third this week in both the STATS FCS media and AFCA Coaches’ polls despite a 28-21 setback at Football Bowl Subdivision opponent Minnesota in the season opener August 29th in Minneapolis. Long Island University, meanwhile, will be playing its first-ever game as a Football Championship Subdivision program Saturday. Saturday’s game marks the first-ever meeting between South Dakota State and Long Island University on the gridiron as this is the first season as a Division, I football program for the Sharks.
The USD Coyotes football team, 0-1 overall, play at #4 ranked Oklahoma on Saturday night in Norman Oklahoma with a 6:00pm kick-off.
The Mitchell Kernel volleyball team, 1-4 overall, will play Brandon Valley Tuesday in Brandon. Mitchell just lost to Brandon Valley at the Huron Invitational last weekend in the Huron Tourney. The home opener will be September 14th against Sioux Falls O’Gorman.
The Mitchell Kernel boys golf team will play at the Yankton Invitational on September 13th at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club.
The John Stiegelmeier Radio Show airs every Monday night from Cubby’s Sports Bar and Grill in downtown Brookings from 6:00pm to 7:00pm on KORN News Radio. The hour-long show, hosted by Tyler Merriam, can be heard on FM 101.3, AM 1490 and on-line at kornradio.com. The program airs LIVE throughout the season every Monday night. In addition to Coach Stig, guests will include other Jackrabbit football coaches and student-athletes all season.