Dell Rapids St Mary Holds Fall Sports Banquet

Dell Rapids St Mary High School held a fall sports team awards banquet on Tuesday, November 14th.  A potluck meal was served at 6:00 p.m. for the football, volleyball, competitive cheer, and cross country teams.  During the banquet, several Dell Rapids St Mary athletes earned awards.  Congratulations to all the award winners!



Offensive MVP: Weston Geraets

Defensive MVP: Eli Longville

Outstanding Lineman: Logan Gaspar

Outstanding Lineman: Tate Hansen

Hustle Award: Seth Bares

Scout Team Player of the Year: Jon Bares


All-Conference: Logan Gaspar

All-Conference HM: Tate Hansen



Offensive MVP: Maddie Schwebach

Co-Defensive MVP: Rhiannon Glazier

Co-Defensive MVP: Adyn Heinricy

Most Improved: Veronica Beck

Hustle Award: Cassandra Geraets


All-Conference: Maddie Schwebach and Cassandra Geraets

All-Conference HM: Adyn Heinricy



​Most Valuable Runner: Ella Heinitz

Most Improved Runner: Catherine Vogel



Co-Most Valuable Runner: Connor Libis

Co-Most Valuable Runner: Jacob Vogel

Most Improved Runner: Thomas Eining



Coach’s Award: Adyn Heinricy

Most Improved: April Hof

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Cardinal and Quarrier Runners Compete at State

CrossCountry-GenericThe Dell Rapids St Mary Caridnals and Dell Rapids Quarriers sent multiple runners to the 2017 South Dakota State Cross Country meet on Saturday, October 21st, in Rapid City.  Dell Rapids had eight runners participate in state, while St Mary had six runners in the state meet.

The entire St Mary boys team competed and finished 13th with 119 points.  Ipswich won the boys State B title with 29 points.  Freeman Academy/Marion was second with 32 points, and Burke/South Central was third with 39 points.

Connor Libis (39th) finished at 18:34.20.  Jacob Vogel (49th) had a time of 18:53.88.  Ryan Eining (101st) finished in 20:25.32.  Seth Roemen (105th) had a time of 20:35.67.  Thomas Eining (119th) had a time of 21:53.97.

Ella Heinitz placed 21st individually in the girls competition with a time of 21:02.87.

The entire Quarrier girls team also competed in the state meet.  Dell Rapids finished 12th with a total of 227 points.  Hill City won the girls State A title with 33 points.  Custer was second with 64 points, and St Thomas More placed third with 67 points.

Shaylee Hoff (34th) had a time of 20:57.18.  Aspen Hansen (85th) had a time of 22:28.60.  Kathryn Fletcher (86th) finished at 22:29.12.  Katrina Kreul (106th) completed in 23:05.30.  Alli DeStigter (117th) had a time of 24:15.53.  Madysen VanOverbeeke (119th) finished in 24:27.82.

Canyon Lowman and Carter Wynja competed individually for Dell Rapids in the boys race.  Wynja (79th) had a time of 18:48.93.  Lowman (101st) finished in 19:21.20.


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Six Cardinal Runners Qualify for State Cross Country

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals will be sending six runners to the 2017 State B Cross Country Meet in Rapid City on Saturday, October 21st.

The entire boys team qualified after a third place finish at the regional meet held in Irene on Wednesday, October 11th.  The boys team finished with 33 points.  Oldham-Ramona/Rutland won the region title with 29 points.  McCrossan was second with 30 points.

Jacob Vogel placed sixth.  Connor Libis placed seventh.  Thomas Eining was 23rd, Ryan Eining was 26th, and Seth Roeman placed 27th.  All five runners will participate in the state meet.  This is the first time the entire boys team has qualified for state since a 2013 State B Runner-up finish.

The girls team had one runner qualify individually.  Ella Heinitz had a state-qualifying finish of seventh.  Catherine Vogel placed 21st.

Sam Palmer finished 3rd in the boys JV race.

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Five Cardinal Runners Medal at DVC Meet

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal Cross Country team ran in the Dakota Valley Conference meet on Wednesday, October 4th, in De Smet.  The Cardinal boys team finished 2nd with a total of 25 points.  Oldham-Ramona/Rutland placed first as a team with 24 points.

Five runners for the Cardinals placed in the top 20.  Connor Libis placed 3rd.  Jacob Vogel was right behind in 4th place.  Thomas Eining placed 18th.  Ella Heinitz placed 4th for the girls.  Catherine Vogel finished 18th.  Other runners on the day were Ryan Eining (21st), Seth Roemen (23rd), and Sam Palmer (33rd).  Ella Griffin placed 3rd in the girls JV race.

St Mary will run in the regional meet on Wednesday, October 11th, at the Irene Golf Course.


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Cardinal Cross Country Team Competes at Colman-Egan

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country team competed at Colman-Egan Cross Country Meet on Wednesday, September 27th.

The Cardinal boys team finished fourth with a team score of 43.  Oldham-Ramona/Rutland placed first with 17 points.  Elkton-Lake Benton was second with 20 points, and Flandreau Indian School was third with 30 points.  The Cardinal girls team did not have a team score with only two varsity runners participating.  Deubrook Area placed first in the girls team standings with nine points.  Mt Vernon/Plankinton was second with 24 points, and Howard was third with 31 points.

St Mary will be at the Dakota Valley Conference meet on Wednesday, October 4th, in White.

Varsity Girls Results

  • Ella Heinitz (4th) – 21:24
  • Catherine Vogel (19th) – 24:01

Varsity Boys Results

  • Connor Libis (4th) – 18:31
  • Jacob Vogel (6th) – 18:44
  • Thomas Eining – 23:23

JV Girls Results

  • Elle Griffin (6th) – 20:25

JV Boys Results

  • Seth Roemen (2nd) – 15:52
  • Ryan Eining (3rd) – 15:52
  • Sam Palmer (10th) – 16:49
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Rocky Run Hosts Dells Invite Cross Country Meet

CrossCountry-GenericRocky Run Golf Course hosted the Dells Invite Cross Country meet on Wednesday, September 20th.  Both the Quarrier and Cardinal cross country teams ran in the meet.

The Quarrier girls finished second with 26 points.  Flandreau won the girls title with 25 points.  Webster Area was third with 45 points.  The Cardinal girls did not register a team score.  The Quarrier boys finished fifth with a team score of 95.  The Cardinal boys finished sixth with 101 points.  Webster Area won the boys team title with 32 points.  Tea Area was second with 53 points, and Oldham-Ramona/Rutland was third with 67 points.

Dell Rapids will be at West Central Invite on Monday, September 25th.  St Mary will be at the Colman-Egan Invite on Wednesday, September 27th.

Individual Results

Varsity Girls

  • DR – Shaylee Hoff (3rd) – 21:06.40
  • SM – Elle Heinitz (4th) – 21:22.51
  • DR – Aspen Hansen (7th) – 21:32.45
  • DR – Katrina Kreul (12th) – 21:58.59
  • DR – Kathryn Fletcher (15th) – 22:23.30
  • DR – Alli DeStigter – 23:40.29
  • DR – Madysen VanOverbeeke – 23:41.90
  • SM – Catherine Vogel – 24:13.89

Varsity Boys

  • SM – Connor Libis (4th) – 18:05.48
  • SM – Jacob Vogel (10th) – 18:39.36
  • DR – Brayden Pulscher – 19:28.34
  • DR – Carter Wynja – 19:30.43
  • DR – Logan Anderson – 19:36.63
  • DR – Canyon Lowman – 19:43.90
  • SM – Thomas Eining – 20:22.35
  • SM – Seth Roemen – 21:00.86
  • DR – Mitchell Heinemann – 21:41.93
  • DR – Caleb Kirschenmann – 22:31.37
  • DR – Evan Schmidt – 23:00.70

JV Girls

  • DR – Payton VanZee (4th) – 19:12.17
  • DR – Emily Dorn (12th) – 20:08.02
  • DR – Jayme Schmidt (14th) – 20:11.92
  • DR – Katie Jaycox (15th) – 20:14.30
  • DR – Regan Stone – 20:38.69
  • DR – Olivia Stelzer – 20:58.45
  • DR – Ellie Fiddelke – 22:25.60
  • DR – Ella Lueders – 24:03.40

JV Boys

  • DR – Gabe Skonseng (15th) – 16:44.88
  • DR – Justin Nirva (17th) – 16:57.80
  • SM – Sam Palmer – 17:25.69
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Cardinal Boys Cross Country 2nd at Freeman

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys cross country team placed second at the Flyer Invitational at Valley View Golf Course on Wednesday, September 13th.  The Cardinals had a total of 35 points.  Freeman Academy/Marion placed first with a total of 14 points.  Scotland was third with 43 points.

Connor Libis placed third individually with a time of 18:25.19.  Jacob Vogel was eighth with a time of 19:16.39.  Thomas Eining finished with a time of 21:33.06.

Ella Heinitiz placed fifth in the girls meet with a time of 21:47.86.  Catherine Vogel placed 11th with a time of 22:51.17.  There was not a varsity team score entered for the Cardinals.

St Mary will be hosting the Dell Rapids Invite on Wednesday, September 20th.


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Cardinal Cross Country at De Smet

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country team ran in the De Smet Invitational at the De Smet Golf Course on Thursday, September 7th.

The boys team finished fourth with a total score of 60.  Sioux Valley won the boys title with 15 points.  Great Plains Lutheran was second with 32 points, and Oldham-Ramona/Rutland was third with 41 points.  The St Mary girls did not have a team score as only they only had one varsity runner.  Deubrook Area won the girls title with 19 points.

The Cardinal runners will be at the Freeman Invite on Wednesday, September 13th, for their next meet.

Girls Results

  • Catherine Vogel (9th) – 22:21.12

Boys Results

  • Connor Libis (10th) – 18:43.79
  • Jacob Vogel (13th) – 19:11.64
  • Thomas Eining – 21:37.65
  • Seth Roemen – 21:49.19
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Cardinal and Quarrier Cross Country Results from Jesse James Invite

CrossCountry-GenericThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal and Dell Rapids Quarrier boys and girls cross country teams participated in the Jesse James Invite at River Ridge Golf Course in Garretson on Tuesday, September 5th.  The Quarrier girls finished 7th with a team score of 88.  The Quarrier boys finished 5th with a team score of 80.  The Cardinal teams did not have team scores submitted.

Lennox won the girls title with a team score of 31.  Flandreau finished second with a score of 53, and Deubrook Area placed third with 55 points.  Beresford won the boys team title with 28 points.  Lennox placed second with 31 points, and Sioux Valley was third with 57 points.

The Cardinal teams will be at the De Smet Invite on Thursday, September 7th, for their next meet.  The Dell Rapids teams will be in Luverne on Saturday, September 9th, for their next competition.

Individual Results

Girls Results:

  • DR – Shaylee Hoff (8th) – 21:00.00
  • DR – Aspen Hansen (20th) – 22:16.00
  • SM – Catherine Vogel – 22:50.00
  • DR – Madysen VanOverbeeke – 23:38.00
  • DR – Kathryn Fletcher – 23:46.00
  • DR – Alli DeStigter – 24:51.00

Boys Results:

  • SM – Jacob Vogel (14th) – 18:32.00
  • DR – Canyon Lowman (17th) – 18:46.00
  • DR – Caleb Kirschenmann (19th) – 18:59.00
  • DR – Brayden Pulscher – 19:25.00
  • DR – Logan Anderson – 19:44.00
  • DR – Mitchell Heinemann – 20:24.00
  • DR – Evan Schmidt – 22:31.00

JV Girls Results:

  • DR – Katrina Kruel (1st) – 17:41.00
  • DR – Jayme Schmidt (12th) – 19:21.00
  • DR – Payton Van Zee (14th) – 19.27.00
  • DR – Becky Dorn (17th) – 19:33.00
  • DR – Emily Dorn (18th) – 19:35.00
  • DR – Carissa Montgomery (19th) – 19:37.00
  • DR – Adisen Stadem – 20:01.00
  • DR – Katie Jaycox – 20:04.00
  • DR – Olivia Stelzer – 20:34.00
  • DR – Hannah Downs – 21:09.00
  • DR – Sami Schmidt – 21:30.00
  • DR – Emma Paul – 21:33.00
  • DR – Maya Lee – 21:57.00
  • DR – Addyson Downs – 23:00.00
  • DR – Sidney Krantz – 23:33.00
  • DR – Ella Lueders – 23:51.00

JV Boys Results:

  • SM – Seth Roemen (17th) – 16:05.00
  • SM – Thomas Eining – 16:29.00
  • DR – Gabe Skonseng – 16:50.00
  • SM – Sam Palmer – 17:13.00
  • DR – Justin Nirva – 18:04.00
  • DR – Michael Merry – 20:21.00
  • DR – Hunter Nelson – 20:35.00




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Cardinals and Quarriers Participate in McCook Cross Country Invite

CrossCountry-GenericThe Dell Rapids St Mary boys and girls cross country teams along with the Dell Rapids boys and girls cross country teams participated in the McCook Central Cross Country Invite on Tuesday, August 29th, in Salem.  The Quarrier girls finished with a team score of 38 points for 5th place.  Ethan/Parkston placed first with 20 points, Winner Area was second with 25 points, and Flandreau was third with 28 points.  The Cardinal girls did not have a team score.  The St Mary boys finished seventh with 79 points.  The Quarrier boys were eighth with 86 points.  West Central won the boys title with eight points, Burke/South Central was second with 25 points, and Ethan/Parkston was third with 44 points.

The Cardinal and Quarrier cross country teams will both be in Garretson for the Jesse James Invite for their next meet on Tuesday, September 5th.

Individual Results

Girls Results

  • DR – Shaylee Hoff (7th) – 21:08.00
  • DR – Aspen Hansen (10th) – 21:57.00
  • DRSM – Catherine Vogel (19th) – 22:20.00
  • DR – Kathryn Fletcher – 22:32.00
  • DR – Alli DeStigter – 24:25.00

Boys Results

  • DRSM – Connor Libis (11th) – 18:25.00
  • DRSM – Jacob Vogel (13th) – 18:35.00
  • DR – Canyon Lowman (15th) – 18:40.00
  • DR – Mitchell Heinemann – 19:59.00
  • DR – Logan Anderson – 20:11.00
  • DR – Brayden Pulscher – 20:26.00
  • DR – Caleb Kirschenmann – 20:29.14
  • DRSM – Thomas Eining – 21:34.45
  • DRSM – Seth Roemen – 21:37.00
  • DR – Evan Schmidt – 23:34.00
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