The Madison Bulldogs started fast, but the Dell Rapids Quarriers finished strong and posted a 65-54 Dakota XII Conference win at the Madison High School Gym on Thursday night.
The Madison Lady Bulldogs used a late-game rally to earn their second straight win on Monday night at the Madison High School Gym. The Lady Bulldogs downed the Beresford Watchdogs 46-42.
The Madison Lady Bulldogs gymnastics team racked up 137.800 points and rolled past the Estelline-Hendricks Redhawks in a dual meet at the Madison Gymnastics Center on Monday afternoon.
The Madison Bulldogs wrestling team picked up a pair of wins at the Dell Rapids triangular on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs slipped past the Brookings Bobcats 36-33 in a non-conference dual and then raced past the Dell Rapids Quarriers 48-27 in a Dakota XII Conference dual.
The Vermillion Tanagers outscored the Madison Lady Bulldogs 19-6 in the third period to break open a close game and went on to down Madison 56-46 in a Dakota XII Conference clash at the Madison High School Gym on Tuesday night.
The Howard Tigers placed fourth at the Miller/Highmore-Harrold wrestling tournament on Saturday. The Tigers finished the tournament with 93 points.
The Chester Flyers placed second in the Big East Conference boys basketball tournament on Saturday evening. Sioux Valley stopped the Flyers 72-48 in the championship game.
Oldham-Ramona-Rutland jumped out to a 22-6 lead after one period and had to hold on for a 49-40 Dakota Valley Conference win over the Colman-Egan Hawks at Colman on Friday night.
The Oldham-Ramona-Rutland Lady Raiders held the Freeman Academy/Marion Bearcats scoreless in the first quarter and raced to a 54-24 non-conference win at Rutland on Tuesday night.
The Madison Lady Bulldogs shot a blistering 52.3% from the field (23 of 44) and held on for a 66-58 non-conference win over the Arlington Cardinals on Tuesday night at Arlington.
The Deuel Cardinals jumped out to a 22-11 lead after one quarter and never looked back in posting a 71-57 win over the Oldham-Ramona-Rutland Raiders during an Entringer Scholarship contest at Clear Lake on Dec. 31.
The Madison Lady Bulldogs used an outstanding defensive effort to shut down the Custer Wildcats and gain a 34-21 win on Saturday at the Mitchell Corn Palace.
Morgan Koepsell was one rebound shy of a double-double in propelling the Dakota State Trojans to an 82-76 non-conference win over the Briar Cliff Chargers Wednesday night at the DSU Fieldhouse.
A slow start hampered the Chester Lady Flyers at the Huron Holiday Classic on Tuesday. The Jones County Coyotes outscored the Lady Flyers 20-7 after one period and went on to down Chester 67-42.
The Howard Tigers placed second in the Madison Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, while the Madison Bulldogs placed fifth. Howard racked up 169 points;e the Bulldogs had 133.5.
A late-game surge by the Madison Lady Bulldogs fell short on Thursday. The Lennox Orioles downed the Lady Bulldogs 39-35 in a Dakota XII Conference showdown in the Madison High School Gym.
Led by All-Around winner Isabel Gors, the Madison Lady Bulldogs picked up their second straight dual win on Tuesday night at the Madison Gymnastics Center.
Carter Bergheim hit two free throws with less than three seconds in the game to lift Madison past the Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies in a Dakota XII clash on Saturday night at Elkton.
The Madison Lady Bulldogs pulled away from the Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies in the fourth quarter to gain a 53-40 Dakota XII Conference win on Saturday afternoon at Elk Point.
The Madison Bulldogs had three first-place wrestlers at the Madison Round Robin Tournament on Thursday. Winning titles were Truman Stoller (120), Isaac Henry (126) and Tyler Reck (285).
Jeff Larsen welcomes back two starters from last year's Madison Bulldogs basketball team that reached the State A Tournament under his guidance for the second straight season.
Danelle Keninger, the Madison Lady Bulldogs' second-year basketball coach, welcomed 18 girls to the first practice of the season. While she has no returning starters, there are eight returning letter-winners.
Madison had two gymnasts place in the top five of the All-Around competition and the Lady Bulldogs rolled to a 134.35 to 117.10 win over the West Central/Montrose Trojans in a dual meet on Tuesday at the Madison Gymnastics Center.
The Madison Lady Bulldogs gymnastics team has 16 gymnasts (grades 7-12) vying for a spot on the varsity team this season.
The Dakota State University women's basketball team opened up a 19-7 lead after one quarter and never looked back in posting a 77-57 win over the Bellevue Bruins in a North Star Athletic Association game on Saturday at the DSU Fieldhouse.
The Madison Bulldogs used one pin, a major decision and five forfeits to down the Milbank Bulldogs 40-28 in the wrestling season-opener for both teams on Thursday.