Sports Wrap: Mitchell Girls Drop Two; USD Wins; Wolters Sets “Mark”
Girls basketball, Class AA #1 Mitchell dropped two games in a row, Friday at #2 Sioux Falls Washington and Saturday at #3 Aberdeen Central. Kerri Young, has a bad back and got treatments all week. The new KELOLAND Sports/ESPN 99-1/KBHB poll comes out at 12:01am Monday.
- Former Brandon Valley High School and South Dakota State receiver Dale Moss has signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Bears. He started the season on the Tampa Bay practice squad and finished it on the Chicago squad. Moss said that he’ll train in the Sioux Falls area in February and March.
- Former South Dakota State and Cincinnati Bengals tight end Colin Cochart has agreed to a contract with the Dallas Cowboys.
- South Dakota State student Stetson Gath, with the help of his brother Dalton and dad Mark, of Luverne, Minn., recently reeled in a 16-foot, 1,220-pound black marlin off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The Huron Daily Plainsman cites the Gaths have relatives (Lowell and LaVaye Dubro) in rural Iroquois.
- Pierre sophomore Sydney Palmer will try to defend her national 14-15 girls’ national championship in the Punt, Pass and Kick competition Jan. 13 in Atlanta. The two-time national champion recently set the national record of 371 feet, 7 inches.