Quarrier Golf Wins Dak-12 Conference Tourney

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team won the Dak-12 Conference Tournament on Monday, September 22nd, at Two Rivers Golf Course in Dakota Dunes, SD.  The Quarriers finished with a team score of 305.  Vermillion finished second with a score of 313.  Canton was third with 320, Madison fourth at 327, and Sioux Falls Christian was fifth with 341.

Not only did the Dell Rapids team finished first, but the Quarriers had three of the top four finishers individually.  Ty Hoglund won the tournament with a round of 72.  Devon Weber finished second with a 74.  Adam Karst finished fourth with a score of 76.  Mason Schmidt finished with a round of 83.  Jordan Kerns had an 84, and Josh Parrott finished with an 87.

The Quarriers will play in the Sisseton Invite on Thursday, September 25th.  This tournament will give Dell Rapids a chance to play at Valley View Golf Course in Sisseton prior to the Regional tournament, which will be held in Sisseton on Monday, September 29th.

Cardinal Cheer Team 6th in Brookings – Dell Rapids 10th

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal Cheer team finished 6th at the Brookings Cheer and Dance Invite.  The Dell Rapids Quarriers also participated in the event and finished 10th.  The Cardinals finished with 198.5 points, while the Quarriers finished with 163 points.  Sioux Falls O’Gorman won the event with 241 points.  Sioux Falls Washington was second, followed by Sioux Falls Roosevelt, Watertown, and Brookings.  Dell Rapids St Mary was the top Class A school at the event.  Dell Rapids was the next best Class A school at the competition.  Quarriers

Quarrier Golf Places 2nd at EPJ Invite

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier golf team finished second in the Elk Point/Jefferson Invitational on Friday, September 19th.  Vermillion won the event with a team score of 324.  Dell Rapids finished with a 328, and Canton finished third with a score of 341.

Ty Hoglund placed first individually in the tournament with a round of 77.  Devon Weber placed fifth after a round of 80.  Adam Karst had an 85 and placed 12th.  Jordan Kerns finished the day with an 86.  Josh Parrott had an 87, and Mason Schmidt ended with a 91.

For the JV squad, Trevor Hanzlik had an 89 and placed 3rd, Pierce Schumacher finished in a tie for fifth with a round of 92, and Jace Blair shot a 95.

The Quarriers will play in the Dak-12 Conference Tournament held at Two Rivers Golf Course (Dakota Valley).

Quarrier Football Has Impressive Win over Milbank

DRvsMilbank_FB_9-19-14The Dell Rapids Quarrier football team posted an impressive win over the Milbank Bulldogs 51-0 on Friday, September 19th, in Dell Rapids.  The Dell Rapids offense imposed their will on Milbank, and the defense shut down the Milbank offense completely in the game.

Dell Rapids scored early on a 65-yard punt return by Tanner Ljunggren to take a 6-0 lead.  Riley Schmidt followed that with a 2-yard touchdown run on Dell Rapids’ next drive to give the Quarriers a 13-0.  Keegan Hemenway put Dell Rapids ahead 16-0, still in the first quarter, after a 22-yard field goal.  Schmidt added another touchdown run in the first quarter, this time from 70 yards.  Dell Rapids led 23-0 after the first quarter.

The Quarrier offense continued to roll in the second quarter.  Ljunggren had a 43-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter to add to the Quarrier lead.  Schmidt also had a punt return for a touchdown of 63 yards.  Sam White scored the final two touchdowns for Dell Rapids in the second quarter.  The first run was for five yards, and the second touchdown run was 53 yards.  The game ended at halftime with Dell Rapids winning 51-0.

Dell Rapids finished with 359 yards of total offense, all on the ground, while holding Milbank to just 72 total yards.  Schmidt had five carries for 131 yards and two touchdowns.  White had three carries for 61 yards and two touchdowns, while Ljunggren had two carries for 58 yards and a touchdown.  Andrew Wiebenga led the team with four tackles and a sack for the Quarriers.  Henry LaCoursiere and Tanner Heim each had three tackles apiece.

The Quarriers improve to 2-1 on the year.  Dell Rapids will travel to North Sioux City to take on the Dakota Valley Panthers on Friday, September 26th.


Quarrier Volleyball Falls to Tri-Valley

DRHSvsTV_VB_9-18-14_2The Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team lost a tough match to the Tri-Valley Mustangs on Thursday, September 18th, by scores of 12-25, 10-25, 25-23, 28-26, 5-15.

Tri-Valley took the first two games with relative ease, but the Quarriers fought back in a back-and-forth third game.  With the score tied 23-23, Dell Rapids scored the final two points to push the match to a fourth game.  The Quarriers rode the momentum early in the fourth game gaining an 18-10 lead.  The Mustangs fought back and tied the game up late.  Tri-Valley then had the fourth game at match point three different times before Dell Rapids rallied for three straight points to win game four at 28-26.  However, the Quarriers could not complete the comeback as Tri-Valley took the fifth game 15-5 to win the match.

Shelby Wrage had eight service points and 14 digs in the match.  Baily Munk ended the night with 23 digs.  Brittany Kludt and Mikaela Stofferahn had three blocks each defensively.  Emily Boyle finished with 11 kills, and Stofferahn had nine kills.  Sarah Haak had 30 assists in the match.

Dell Rapids fell to 4-5 on the year.  The Quarriers will travel to Garretson on Tuesday, September 23rd.DRHSvsTV_VB_9-18-14_1

Quarrier Volleyball Back in Win Column

QuarriersThe Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team got back into the win column with a straight set win over the Canton C-Hawks on Tuesday, September 16th, in Canton.  The Quarriers won by set scores of 25-15, 25-16, 25-16.

Tiffany Finkral had 14 service points and eight kills to lead the Quarriers.  Mara Adams added eight kills.  Brittany Kludt finished with seven kills and three block points.  Sarah Haak finished with 22 set assists in the match.  Shelby Wrage contributed 15 digs for the Quarrier defense.  Baily Munk added 14 digs.

Dell Rapids improves their record to 4-4 on the year.  The Quarriers will host Tri-Valley on Thursday, September 18th.  The match will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.

JV Results:
The JV team won two sets to zero.   Kia Schumacher, Chloe Solberg, Megan Miles, Sami Reider, Trinity Gordon, and Hannah Welbig led the total team effort.  C Team Results:
The C team set scores were 25-20 and 26-24.  Betsy Amundson was cited for her efforts on both offense and defense.  Kenedy Mergen added seven service points.   Lydia Symens and Sydney Stofferahn played well on the defensive side of the net.

Quarrier Golf Second in Madison

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier golf team placed 2nd at the Madison Invitational on Monday, September 15th.  Aberdeen Roncalli finished first with a team score of 341.  Dell Rapids had a team score of 351.

Ty Hoglund finished 3rd on the day with a round of 84.  Josh Parrott finished 6th with an 87.  Adam Karst placed 8th in the tournament with an 88.  Devon Weber had a round of 92, Mason Schmidt had a 95, and Pierce Shumacher finished with a 98.

Other teams in the tournament were Brookings, Canton, Sioux Valley, Madison, Redfield/Doland, Sisseton, West Central, Milbank, Sioux Falls Christian, Tri-Valley, Tea, Groton and Lennox.

The boys golf team will play in the Elk Point-Jefferson tournament on Friday, September 19th, at the Elk Point Golf Course.

South Dakota High School Volleyball Poll

PictureOfVolleyballSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Here is the South Dakota Sportswriters Association volleyball poll for the week of Sept. 15, 2014. Teams are listed with first place votes in parenthesis, record, points and previous ranking:

Class AA
1. Sioux Falls O’Gorman (9) 8-1 45 1
2. Aberdeen Central – 6-0 36 2
3. Watertown – 6-0 24 3
4. Rapid City Stevens – 8-3 16 RV
5. Spearfish – 4-0 10 RV
Others receiving votes: Harrisburg 4-3, Washington 4-5.

Class A
1. S.F. Christian (6) 8-0 42 2
2. Dakota Valley (3) 5-1 39 1
3. Mount Vernon-Plank – 7-0 20 4
4. Belle Fourche – 4-1 15 3
5. Pine Ridge (1) 8-0 11 5
Others receiving votes: Bon Homme 8-0, Sioux Valley 6-2.

Class B
1. Warner (9) 11-1 45 1
2. Northwestern – 9-3 35 2
3. Chester Area – 9-0 27 4
4. Parker – 9-1 14 5
5. Arlington – 10-3 11 3
Others receiving votes: Potter County 7-0, Elkton-Lake Benton 6-2, Gayville-Volin 5-0.


Cardinal Football Moves to 2-0

DRSMvsELB_FB_9-12-14_1The Dell Rapid St. Mary Cardinal football team improved their record to 2-0 in impressive fashion by beating the Elkton/Lake Benton Elks 52-14 on Friday, September 12th, in Dell Rapids.

The Elks started the game with a 2-yard touchdown run. After that touchdown the Cardinal offense took control of the game.  St. Mary scored their first touchdown on a 24-yard pass play from Wes Heinricy to Noah Fiegen. St. Mary scored again on a 15-yard touchdown run by Josh Brown. The Cardinals added to their lead in the second quarter on a 12-yard touchdown run by Brown.  St. Mary also scored on touchdown runs by Hienricy, Jacob Glazier, and Mitch Brown in the game.  J. Brown finished the night offensively with 179 yards on 20 carries and three touchdowns.

Defensively the Cardinals were just as impressive. The Cardinals had three interceptions – one by Hienricy, one by Glazier, and one by Casey Hansen. The Cardinals were led by Dalton Houska with 9.5 tackles and a sack.

The Cardinals will travel to Colman/Egan to take on the Hawks on Friday, September 19th.


KSFY/KWSN Prep Broadcasters Football Poll- Sept. 15

1) Sioux Falls Lincoln (3-0); 60 (12) – last week- #2
2) Sioux Falls Roosevelt (2-1); 46- last week- #1
3) Sioux Falls O’Gorman (2-1); 36- last week- #4
4) Brandon Valley (1-2); 23- last week- #3
5) Aberdeen Central (2-1), 14- – last week- unranked
Others Receiving Votes: 
Rapid City Stevens (1-2); 1

1) Brookings (3-0); 54 (7) – last week-#1
2) Yankton (3-0); 53 (5) – last week-#2
3) Harrisburg (3-0); 37- last week-#3
4) Douglas (3-0); 16- last week- unranked
5) Pierre (2-1); 14- last week- #5
Others Receiving Votes: 
Watertown (1-1); 6- last week- #4

1) West Central (2-0); 59 (11) – last week- #1
2) Madison (3-0); 49 (1) – last week-#2
3) Dell Rapids (1-1); 36- last week-#3
4) Sisseton (2-0); 18- last week-#5
5) Lennox (2-1); 7- last week- unranked
Others Receiving Votes Hot Springs (1-1); 4;   Tea Area (1-2); 4- last week-#4;  
Todd County (2-1); 1

1)  Parkston (3-0); 55 (8) – last week- #1
2)  Winner (2-0); 48 (3) – last week- #2
3) St. Thomas More (3-0); 39 (1) – last week- #3
4) Aberdeen Roncalli (3-0); 22- last week-#4
5) Tri-Valley (3-0); 15- last week-#5
Others Receiving Votes Canton (1-2); 4;  
McCook Central/Montrose (2-0); 1

1)  Gregory (3-0); 57 (9) – last week-#1
2)  Arlington (3-0); 49 (3) – last week- #2
3) Sanborn Central/Woonsocket/Wess. Springs (2-0); 32- last week- #4
4) Deuel (3-0); 25- last week- Tie-#5
T-5) Bridgewater Emery-Ethan (1-2); 5- last week-#3
T-5) Garretson (3-0); 5- last week-unranked
Others Receiving Votes:  Deubrook (1-1); 4- Tie- #5;  
Clark/Willow Lake (2-1); 3

1)  Howard (2-0); 54 (6) – last week- #2
2)  Wolsey-Wessington (2-0); 52 (5) – last week- #1
3)  Potter County (3-0); 36- last week-#3
4)  Alcester-Hudson (3-0); 21- last week-#4
5)  Herried-Selby (2-0); 15- last week- #5
Others Receiving Votes:  Warner (2-0); 2;  
Phillip (2-0); 2

1)  Canistota (3-0); 56 (9) – last week-#1
2)  Harding County (2-0); 44 – last week- #2
3)  Hamlin (3-0); 43 (3) – last week- #3
4)  Avon (2-1); 20- last week-#1
5) Faulkton Area (2-0); 9- last week- #5
Others Receiving Votes:  Dell Rapids St. Mary (2-0); 4  Langford Area (3-0); 2;   Faith (2-1); 1