The bats were hot for both teams, but not a lot of runs were scored when EPJ played at Vermillion April 22. The Huskies scored all their runs in the second inning, then held on for a 3-2 win.
The boys track and field team travelled to Mt. Vernon for the Greenway Relays Friday, April 23. The boys team brought home 2nd place, based on strong showings in the throws and jumps.
Dakota Valley Panthers played in their first golf meet of the year two days in a row at Elk Point. The first day was a triangular between Elk Point-Jefferson, Beresford and Dakota Valley. Five Panthers attended: Lexi Squier, Peyton Carlson, Eliana Vondracek, Mackenzie Keizer and Avery Mozak.
Gunnar Gunderson led the DV track team at the Sioux City Relays. He won the Class B 110 hurdles with the best time of the three classes. He came back and won the Elite 110 hurdles with the top hurdlers of all classes competing.
The Dakota Valley track and field teams showed their skills and dominated the Homer Invite April 15, taking overall first place team finishes in both boys and girls varsity and junior varsity competitions.
The boys track and field team had another strong showing at the Canton Invite April 13. Tyler Goehring won the 200, long jump and triple jump and Drake Peed won shot and discus. As a team, the boys placed 2nd behind Sioux Falls Christian.
The Husky golf team played Dakota Valley and Beresford Tuesday, April 20 at Two Rivers Golf Course before coming home to host the annual Husky Invite Thursday, April 22. The event starts at 9 a.m. at The Pointe Golf & Event Center.
Dakota Valley girls basketball assistant coach Kristin Hanson and head coach Tammy Lilly were named Region 6 Coaches of the Year by the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association. They will be presented an award this Saturday, April 17 at the All-Star game in Sioux Falls.
Senior Paul Bruns was named to the All Class Boys First Five by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. It was the second consecutive year Bruns has made the First Five.
Baltic had exploded for 5 runs in the top of the 5th to take a 5-1 lead Saturday, March 27 in Baltic. DV responded with 2 in the bottom of the 5th, 1 in the 6th and 2 in the 7th to win 6-5.
Three former Dakota Valley athletes, all 2020 graduates, competed in a power lifting meet – James Ratley, Johnny Tureaud and Collin Becker. The meet was in South Sioux City Feb. 27. Above Tureaud is shown lifting.
Dakota Valley was the only school to have three players on the all-state Class A boys and girls first teams combined – senior Paul Bruns, junior Rylee Rosenquist and sophomore Isaac Bruns.
Three DV female and one male wrestlers qualified for state after placing high in the regional tourney in Harrisburg March 12. The girls wrestled Friday and the boys wrestled Saturday.
Sophia Johnson, center front, signed her letter of intent to play golf at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City. Joining her were, front from left, brother, Hayes; mother, Marjo; Johnson; father, Erik; and brother, Nash; and back row, Briar Cliff assistant coach Erik Ingenluijff, Briar Cliff …
Dakota Valley senior Owen Hede signed his National Letter of Intent to play football with Northwestern College. He will be a guard or point guard for the team or wherever they need him on the line. Hede chose Northwestern for their coaching staff, facilities and the community. He plans on ma…
They didn’t miss their shot at making the state tournament last year, but did have to miss out on playing in it. The Dakota Valley boys weren’t going to do that again. They punched their ticket to state March 9 after a win over Sisseton played in Centerville.
Cheerleaders for the Dakota Valley Girls and Boys Basketball teams are, from left, Madison Bell, Analese Martinez, Nathalia Young, Zoey Zeller and Karlee Hughes. They were in Watertown last week for the girls State A Tournament, shown here, and will be in Sioux Falls this week for the boys t…
Five Husky youth wrestlers qualified for the SDWCA Wrestling Tournament this weekend in Rapid City. From left, Nash Johnson–Midgets 82 lb, Luke Swatek–Novice 93 lb, Brantley Peed-Midgets 104 lb, Caleb Heuertz–Schoolboy 130 lb and Jaice Lynch–Midgets 82 lb (not pictured) all placed at the Reg…
Dakota Valley, once again, hosted a region game, this time against Tea Area. What started out as a close game, slowly fell apart in the second half for Tea Area, DV on the other hand, picked up 29 points in the second half compared to 23, making all the difference. DV won 64-58.
Four Panthers hit double digits in the first game of post-season play on their home court against Beresford March 2. They outscored Beresford in every quarter, winning 81-52.
The girls basketball team was not deterred by a hot 2nd quarter from the Vermillion Tanagers, as they came back for a 46-42 win in the opening round of Region 4A play Feb. 23 in Vermillion.
In Dakota Valley’s first game of post-season play, the girls knew they had to win or were done for the season; but so did Lennox. DV faced Lennox in a nail-biter game that went back and forth and ended with DV winning by 1 point – 61-60.
A typical start for the Husky offense wasn’t nearly enough to keep up with a Tea Area barrage of points, as EPJ lost 57-86 Feb. 19 at Tea Area.
Ariana Gomez will be the first Dakota Valley girl to wrestle in the first-ever girls state wrestling meet. Jackson Boonstra (126) took second place for Dakota Valley in the region tournament in Brandon Valley Feb. 19 and will also be heading to state.
Dakota Valley travelled to Madison to participate in a double-header with the girls Saturday, Feb. 19. Region 4 top seed Dakota Valley (16-2) took on Region 5 top seed Madison (10-7).
There was nothing left of Madison after the Dakota Valley girls visited them Saturday, Feb. 19 in a double-header with the boys. The Panthers dug their claws into the Bulldogs, not letting them score once until the second quarter while putting up 15 of their own points in the first.