DWU basketball doubleheader

Photos from both the men and women’s game against Briar Cliff on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

For a complete gallery of each game check out the individual game stories, click here for more men’s action or click here for more action from the women’s game.

Dakota Wesleyan’s Terrell Newton (13) passes the ball over Briar Cliff’s Shane Graves (5) during a game on Tuesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Kris Menning races past a pair of Briar Cliff defenders after grabbing a loose ball during a game on Tuesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Gabby Frykbo and Briar Cliff’s Lexi Henschke scramble for a loose ball during a game on Tuesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Madison Kuehl looks for an outlet during a game on Tuesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Photos from the Minnesota at Nebraska game

The Minnesota Gophers traveled to Lincoln, Neb. on Saturday, Nov. 22 to face the Huskers in a BIG 10 west division game at Memorial Stadium. The Gophers defeated NU 28-24.

Photos from the game

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) reacts after his pass to Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El (15) was caught but then stripped away by the Minnesota Golden Gophers defense at the goal line in the final minutes of the game and securing the win for the Gophes on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp (1) misses the game winning touchdown grab over Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun (29) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) reaches out for the ball as he lost while being tackled by Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Jalen Myrick (28) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Armstrong was ruled down on the play before losing control of the ball. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) fumbles the ball right into the hands of Minnesota Golden Gophers offensive lineman Zac Epping (52) as he was tackled by Nebraska Cornhuskers linebacker Zaire Anderson (13) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah (8) fights his way through the tackle attempt of Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Damarius Travis (7) during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) runs for yardage through the Minnesota Golden Gophers defense during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive end Randy Gregory (4) sacks Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) fires a pass during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp (1) is unable to make the catch as he is tackled by Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun (29) during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) fires a pass during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) runs for yardage through the Minnesota Golden Gophers defense during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) runs for yardage through the Minnesota Golden Gophers defense during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive back Nate Gerry (25) runs back a blocked field goal for a touchdown during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive end Randy Gregory (4) blocks a Minnesota Golden Gophers place kicker Ryan Santoso (18) field goal attempt during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El (15) loses control of the ball out at the goal line as he was tackled by Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Damarius Travis (7) and Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Jalen Myrick (28) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. El was ruled to have crossed the goal line with the ball and the touchdown negated the fumble. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El (15) stretches the ball out for a touchdown grab as he his wrapped up by Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Damarius Travis (7) and Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Jalen Myrick (28) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El (15) is unable to make a grab as Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Cedric Thompson (2) defends during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) runs for yardage as Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Cedric Thompson (2) closes in during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) runs for yardage through the Minnesota Golden Gophers defense during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive end Greg McMullen (90) grabs Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) for tackle for loss during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah (8) celebrates his touchdown with Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Alonzo Moore (82) during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah (8) scores a touchdown stumbling into the endzone through the Minnesota Golden Gophers defense during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Kenny Bell (80) runs for yards after the catch following a reception during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Kenny Bell (80) looks behind him after a reception during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive tackle Vincent Valentine (98) tackles Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) while being blocked during a game on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Lincoln, Neb. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Wednesday morning blaze

A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at CHS Farmers Alliance.

Fire crews from Mitchell, Mount Vernon and Ethan battle a blaze at the CHS Farmers Alliance building Wednesday in western Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Fire crews from Mitchell, Mount Vernon and Ethan battle a blaze at the CHS Farmers Alliance building Wednesday in western Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

A fire from Wednesday morning continues to burn as the fire department contained the blaze to just the one building, a CHS Farmers Alliance fertilizer and chemical building, Wednesday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

To read the entire story about the fire along with video, click here.

 

Mitchell duo lead SDSU in season opener

Mitchell High School alums Macy Miller, class of ’13, and  Kerri Young, class of ’14, helped lead the Jackrabbits to a 75-65 over BYU on Friday, Nov. 14 at Frost Arena in Brookings. Here is a gallery action photos from the game featuring a lot of the Mitchell pair along with regular game coverage. To read more about the pair in their first regular season game together click here.

Sports blitz weekend

It was a busy sports weekend for the area with DWU basketball and state semi-final football. Just some of the action from area games.

Complete galleries can be seen with the game stories

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Canistota’s Jerad Nielsen (27) tries to shake off a Faulkton Area Trojans defender during a game Saturday night in Canistota. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Faulkton’s Carson Ortmeier (42) tries to race past Canistota’s Scott Jolley (12) after a reception during a game on Saturday night in Canistota. (Matt GadeRepublic)

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Parkston’s Blake Bietz (35) is upended by McCook Central/Montrose’s Tyler Cleveland (4) during a game Saturday night in Parkston. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Parkston’s Blake Bietz (35) fights out of the grip of McCook Central/Montrose’s Anthony Tuschen (80) during a game Saturday night in Parkston. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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Dakota Wesleyan’s Kris Menning (10) goes to the basket while being defended by Jamestown’s Cedric Smith during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan and Jamestown players scramble for a loose ball during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tate Martin (11) drives to the basket around the defense of Jamestown’s Jake Hagler during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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Dakota Wesleyan’s Kristin Sabers watches as a rebound hits Jamestown’s Alexis Watts in the head during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Gabby Frykbo scrambles for a loose ball during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Celeste Beck draws a foul going to the baskte past the Jamestown defense during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Dakota Wesleyan bench celebrates a basket against Jamestown during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

DWU basketball season gets underway

The Dakota Wesleyan men’s basketball ’14-’15 season got underway at home on Sunday evening taking on Oglala Lakota College at the Corn Palace.

For the complete gallery and game recap, click here.

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tate Martin (11) goes to the basket between Oglala Lakota College’s Matthew Janis, left, and Duane Rooks (40) during a game on Sunday evening at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Luke Bamberg (2) shoots over the defense of Oglala Lakota College’s Cory Cedar Face, bottom, and Joe Morgan during a game on Sunday evening at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots over the defense of Oglala Lakota College’s Duane Rooks during a game on Sunday evening at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell hosts girls state soccer

As Mitchell played host for girls state soccer, we covered games featuring schools outside of our coverage for other papers we share content with across the state to help out when we each have schools make it into each others coverage area. Here are just some of highlights from Belle Fourche’s game against St. Thomas More on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Belle Fourche’s Brittany Hunsley jumps into the arms of Bailee Ward after Ward scored the Broncs second goal of the game during the Class A state championship game against St. Thomas More on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Jessica Ryan jumps into the arms of her teammate Gracie Neiman after the Broncs defeated St. Thomas More 2-1 for the Class A state championship game on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Jessica Ryan and St. Thomas More’s Avery White fight for control of the ball in second half of the Class A state championship game on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Hannah Rehmeier watches the ball soar into the goal past her during the first half of the Class A state championship game against St. Thomas More on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Bailee Ward celebrates her goal and the Broncs second goal of the game during the Class A state championship game against St. Thomas More on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Mary Hubanks hugs her teammate Gracie Neiman (11) after the Broncs defeated St. Thomas More 2-1 for the Class A state championship game on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Action from the Corn Crib Challenge

Action from Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Challenge at the Corn Palace on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The Tigers will open their season on Nov. 1 against Dakota State.

The Grey team’s Jade Miller passes the ball over the defense of the Blue team’s Jon Vorwald during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jalen Voss shoots over the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Luke Carr stretches out trying to grab a rebound over the Blue team during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Trae Bergh presses off the defense of the blue team’s Aaron Ahmadu during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

DWU Head Coach Matt Wilber talks to the Grey team during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jalen Voss shoots over the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jade Millers gets the Blue team’s Jon Vorwald in his face during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jon Harmening goes to the basket around the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jon Harmening goes to the basket around the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Luke Carr and the Blue team’s Jon Vorwald scramble for a loose ball during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jade Miller drives past the defense of hte Blue team’s Luke Bamberg during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

John Paul II Elementary first graders visit Mitchell Fire Dept.

First graders from John Paul II elementary school had a blast as they stopped by the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday as part of fire prevention week. Click here to see the complete gallery.

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mrs. Katie Olson joined in on the fun as first graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)