After this weekend, I believe that the Sweet 16 really worked out during both the State A and State B volleyball tournaments held in Rapid City.
I think I have asked this before, but I will ask it again. At region cross country meets, after the varsity runners are done with their races, there is a junior varsity race. I have asked several people: why do they have a junior varsity race?
There will be no home field advantage for the Dakota State University Trojans for their homecoming contest against the Presentation College Saints. Originally scheduled for Saturday, the game will now be played at 2 p.m. Monday at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls.
Last Friday night the spotlight was on Trojan Field as the unbeaten Madison Bulldogs, No. 1 in Class 11A, hosted the unbeaten Bridgewater-Emery-Ethan Seahawks, No. 1 in Class 11B.
Were you wondering why some summaries of the games were in Thursday's Daily Leader instead of Wednesday's paper? I was not working on Wednesday, so I have been playing catch-up.
After a brief summer vacation, the fall sports got off to a bang. The other fall high school sport for area teams that I have yet to witness is boys golf for Madison.
There have been some really interesting things happening at the District 4B Amateur Baseball Tournament at Flynn Field here during the week. The tournament will come to a close on Saturday with the championship game set for 7 p.m.
Well, the summer is almost over! There have been several VFW State Baseball Tournaments already finished, and the Class B American Legion State Baseball Tournament starts today with the winner being crowned on Sunday.
For Class B track and field enthusiasts, Chester is the place to be on Saturday. The Tom Main Invitational will be held at Chester with field events starting at 9:30 and running events beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The Dakota XII Conference will be represented very well in the State A Girls Basketball Tournament at Frost Arena on the campus of South State University this weekend.
The Madison Bulldogs wrestling team has a shot to send a number of athletes to the State Wrestling Meet this season. There are several Bulldogs heading into the Region 1A Tournament on Saturday with a chance to do something special; if there are a number of wrestlers who qualify for the Stat…
A game for all ages will take place at the Dakota State University Fieldhouse on Saturday around 9 p.m. It will be the last of nines games of the Hefty Seeds High School Boys Basketball Classic.
Madison wrestling fans who want to see the Bulldogs in action will have a chance to watch them at home twice before the season gets done. The 2016-17 schedule had the Bulldogs on the road for the most of the season.
Congratulations goes out to the Colman-Egan Hawks on their 32-28 win over the Warner Monarchs in the Class 9A title game on Thursday at the DakotaDome in Vermillion.
Even though I am not the biggest Chicago Cubs fan, it was exciting watching the bottom of the ninth inning on Saturday night, when the Cubs recorded the last out against the L.A. Dodgers and earned a trip to the World Series.
What a fantastic season for the Madison Lady Bulldogs tennis team! They placed sixth in the State Tournament, and every singles players and every doubles team won at least two matches.
Not standing up for the national anthem is just plainly a disgrace by those who could stand up for the greatest song in the country - and the greatest country.
Jacob and Josh Giles have had great starts to the 2016 football seasons for the Dakota State College and Madison Bulldogs. Both brothers play quarterback on their respective teams.
A team that is worth seeing this fall in Madison is the Lady Bulldogs tennis team. Heading to the Brandon Valley Tournament on Friday, the Lady Bulldogs are 10-2 in dual meets.
After doing the previews for the area fall sports teams, I have come to the conclusion that fans from Chester, Colman-Egan, Howard, Madison and Oldham-Ramona-Rutland will be in store for a great season that will lead to many memories.
On Sunday night, I witnessed that you don't have to be the biggest driver to claim an A-Feature during a 410-Outlaw sprint car race at Badland Motor Speedway.
There has been some talk about building some new softball fields here in Madison. One of the reasons for building new diamonds is so that the trailer homes don't get hit by home runs that go over the left-field and left-center fence at the Thue Complex.