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Area competitors vie for top honors at South Dakota-Nebraska Challenge

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

TYNDALL — Wes Dvorak is known for his athletic abilities.

The Parkston junior was a Class 11B first-team all-state football player this season and helped the Trojans earn their second straight Class B wrestling title in March. But Tuesday, Dvora…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

JVC tops Platte-Geddes in Class B title game

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

ABERDEEN — The No. 7 Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team fell to James Valley Christian 67-54 in the title game of the Class B state tournament at the Barnett Center in Aberdeen.

Coby Johnson led the Black Panthers with a game-high 28 points on 8…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Platte-Geddes upsets No. 2 Langford Area in Class B

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

ABERDEEN – The No. 7 seed Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team upset No. 2 seed Langford area 58-50 in the quarterfinals of the Class B state basketball tournament today in Aberdeen.

After trailing at halftime, the Black Panthers outscored Langford…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Ethan knocks off defending Class B champ White River

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ABERDEEN — In its first appearance in the state tournament in 13 years, the Ethan boys’ basketball team knocked off the two-time defending state champion.

Balanced offense and clutch free throws down the stretch pushed the No. 6 seeded Rustlers…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Black Panthers headed to B tourney after placing 3rd in Class A last year

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PLATTE — Since consolidating in 2007, Platte-Geddes has gone to the state tournament three times, all in Class A.

This year, the Black Panthers boys’ basketball team will again travel to the state tournament, but this time, it will compete in …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Platte-Geddes to open against No. 2 Langford Area in Class B

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PLATTE — The Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team is used to the underdog role.

The Black Panthers entered the Class A state boys’ basketball tournament last year as the eighth seed. Platte-Geddes had the task of taking on No. 1 seed Clark/Wi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Around the Region

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers:

Platte

NEW PRINCIPALS HIRED AT P-G: The Platte-Geddes School District has hired Patrick Frederick and Jennifer Knecht as the school’s two new principals to fill openings a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Area high school basketball: Hot shooting lifts Cavaliers

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOUNT VERNON — Mike Mesman poured in 31 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help the Bon Homme boys’ basketball team beat Mount Vernon/Plankinton 81-71 Tuesday.
Hunter Young chipped in with 20 points and four rebounds, Scott Wieseler added 14 po…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Johnson leads Platte-Geddes to victory over Sully Buttes

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The last trip to the Corn Palace was not a success for the Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team, falling to McCook Central/Montrose 59-43 at the Hanson Classic last year.

But Saturday, Platte-Geddes junior forward Coby Johnson made sure his team …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Johnson leads Platte-Geddes to victory over Sully Buttes

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The last trip to the Corn Palace was not a success for the Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team, falling to McCook Central/Montrose 59-43 at the Hanson Classic last year.

But Saturday, Platte-Geddes junior forward Coby Johnson made sure his team …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com