Cardinal Volleyball 4th at Elkton Tournament

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team finished fourth at the Don Magnus Tournament in Elkton on Saturday, September 23rd.  St Mary finished with a 2-3 record on the day.  The Cardinals had wins over Iroquois and Irene-Wakonda.

St Mary opened the tournament with a loss to Hills-Beaver Creek in straight sets, 2-0.  Maddie Schwebach had one kill in the match.  Ella Heinitz had an ace serve.  Adyn Heinricy had five digs. Cassy Geraets and Rhiannon Glaizer both had three digs.  Geraets finished with seven set assists.

The Cardinals then lost in straight sets, 2-0, to Elkton-Lake Benton.  Schwebach and Glazier had two kills each.  Cassie Mullaney had one kill.  Geraets had two ace serves.  Heinricy led the team with 12 digs in the match.  Carly Maxwell had six digs.  Geraets also had five set assists.

St Mary picked up their first win in their third match with a straight set win over Iroquois.  Schwebach led the team with nine kills in the match.  Mullaney and Veronica Beck both had five kills each.  Schwebach also had three ace serves.  Heinricy had five digs.  Geraets finished with 24 set assists, while Heinitz had 14 set assists.

St Mary also won their fourth match, 2-1, against Irene-Wakonda.  Schwebach had six more kills in the match.  Beck added five kills.  Geraets and Mulaney both had four kills.  Heinricy finished with two ace serves and 12 digs.  Maxwell and Glazier both had seven digs defensively.

The Cardinals finished the tournament with a loss to Alcester-Hudson, 2-0.  Mullaney led the team with four kills.  Beck and Glazier had three kills.  Heinricy had four more digs.  Heinitz had 24 set assists, and Geraets had 14 set assists.

St Mary (7-10) will host Baltic on Tuesday, September 26th.

Cardinal Volleyball Falls to C-E Hawks

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team fell to the Colman-Egan Hawks 3-1 on Thursday, September 21st, at Colman-Egan High School.  The Hawks won by set scores of 25-15, 25-14, 22-25, 25-15.

The Cardinals had a balanced offensive attack.  Maddie Schwebach finished with five kills to lead the team.  Rhainnon Glazier, Veronica Beck, and Ella Heinitz all had four kills each.  Cassie Mullaney added three kills.  Cassy Geraets, Schwebach, and Mullaney all had two blocks apiece.  Adyn Heinricy had 14 digs.  Geraets finished the match with 20 set assists.

The Cardinals fall to 5-7 on the season.  St Mary will play in the Elkton-Lake Benton tournament in Elkton on Saturday, September 23rd.

Cardinal Volleyball Reaches .500 Mark

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team evened their season record after a 3-0 match win over the Flandreau Indian School on Tuesday, September 12th.  The Cardinals won by scores of 25-7, 25-14, 25-7.

Maddie Schwebach led the team with four kills on the night.  Veronica Beck had three kills.  Cassy Geraets had two kills, and Ella Heinitz and Rhiannon Glaizer each had a kill.  Heinitiz, Glazier, and Schwebach all had a block at the night as well.  Adyn Heinricy finished the match with four digs to lead the team.  Geraets and Carly Maxwell both had three digs.  Geraets had a game-high 19 set assists in the match.

The Cardinals (5-5) will travel to Canistota to play the Hawks on Thursday, September 14th.

Cardinal Volleyball Falls to Lake Preston

DRSM LogoThe Lake Preston Divers defeated the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals in straight sets on Thursday, September 7th, at Dell Rapids St Mary High School.  The Divers won by scores of 25-5, 25-16, 25-19.

Veronica Beck led the offense in kills with four in the match.  Cassie Mullaney, Rhiannon Glazier, and Maddie Schwebach all had two kills each.  Schwebach had four blocks at the net for the Cardinals.  Cassy Geraets added two blocks.  Geraets also finished the night with 11 set assists and five digs.  Adyn Heinricy led the team in digs with 15.

The Cardinals (4-5) are back in action on Tuesday, September 12th, when they travel to the Flandreau Indian School.

Arlington Gets Win over Cardinal Volleyball

DRSMvsArl_VB_8-31-17The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals fell to the Arlington Cardinals on Thursday, August 31st, at Dell Rapids St Mary High School.  Arlington won in straight sets by scores of 25-12, 25-10, 25-16.

St Mary and Arlington were tied 5-5 early in the first set, but Arlington used a couple of big runs and closed out the set on a 20-7 run to take the first set.  Arlington continued the momentum into the second set and raced out to 7-1 early lead.  They continued to roll in the second set and won 25-10.  St Mary and Arlington played a close third set through the first half.  The score was tied 10-10 before Arlington made another run to close out the match.

Cassy Geraets had three kills the lead the team.  Adyn Heinricy, Cassie Mullaney, Ella Heinitz, Rhiannon Glazier, and Veronica Beck all had two kills each.  Maddie Schwebach finished with three blocks.  Geraets had seven set assists, while Heinitz added six.  Heinricy ended the match with 32 digs.

St Mary (3-4) will travel to Castlewood on Tuesday, September 5th.

Cardinal Volleyball Wins Third Match of Season

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team won their third match of the season in a straight-set win over the Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Raiders on Tuesday, August 29th, in Rutland.  The Cardinals won by set scores of 25-15, 25-10, 25-20.

The Cardinals served well from the line getting six aces from Cassie Mullaney and four aces from Rhiannon Glaizer.  Ella Heinitz and Cassy Geraets led the team in kills and set assists.  Heinitz and Geraets both finished with five kills.  Heinitz had 14 set assists, while Geraets had 10 assists.  Mullaney led the team with three blocks, and Adyn Heinricy finished with 20 digs defensively.

St Mary (3-3) will host Arlington in the battle of the Cardinals on Thursday, August 31st.  The match can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

Alcester-Hudson Defeats Cardinal Volleyball in Opener

DRSM LogoThe Alcester-Hudson Cubs defeated the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals in straight sets in the season opener on Thursday, August 24th, at Dell Rapids St Mary High School.  The Cubs won by scores of 25-21, 25-10, 25-15.

Cassie Mullaney led the team with seven kills.  Maddie Schwebach finished with six kills, and Rhiannon Glazier and Veronica Beck each had five kills.  Schwebach led the team with four blocks, and Adyn Heinricy finished with 15 digs.  Cassy Geraets had 16 set assists, while Ella Heinitz finished with 10 assists.

The Cardinals will play in the Estelline Tournament on Saturday, August 26th.

2016 Fall Sports Awards

Several Dell Rapids and Dell Rapids St Mary athletes earned awards for the 2016 fall sports season.

For the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country team, Christina Vogel was an Academic All-State winner.  Ella Heinitz and Ch. Vogel were named team Co-Most Valuable Runners by Head Coach Pete Schmidt.  Catherine Vogel was named Most Improved for the girls team.  Connor Libis was named the boys Most Valuable Runner.  Jacob Vogel was named Most Improved.

Kennedi Mullaney won the Coach’s Award from Head Coach Cami Bacon for the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cheer team.  Paige Bunkers was named the Most Improved.

Mullaney also earned Offensive MVP for the Cardinal volleyball team, was an Academic All-State winner, and also earned All-Conference.  Haley Michel was the Defensive MVP, was an Academic All-State winner, and an All-Conference Honorable Mention.  Cassie Mullaney earned the Most Improved award, and Jackie Wolles also was an Academic All-State winner.

For the Cardinal football team, Garret Frost, Dalton Houska, and Zach Geraets were Dakota Valley Conference All-Conference winners.  Carson Park was an All-Conference Honorable Mention.  Geraets, Houska, Frost, Park, Jacob Eining, Sam Schwebach, Kathryn Klein (stats), Wolles (stats), and Lexi Klein (stats) all were Academic All-State winners.

Chloe Solberg, Kenzie Gullickson, and Sara VanRegenmorter earned Academic All-State awards for the Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team.  The team as a whole earned a team Academic All-State award for their 3.72 overall GPA.  Solberg, Trinity Gordon, and Brooke Klein were Dak-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention selections.

Averi Pankonen, Micah Gleason, and James Lueders earned Academic All-State awards for the Quarrier cross country team.

Ross Wiebenga, Alex Nordstrom, Justin Dorn, Jacob Wolles, Mason Peter, and Grace Tischer (stats) also earned Academic All-State awards for the Quarrier football team.  Dawson Kerzman, Seth Andersen, Tanner Heim, Nate McKee, Hunter Hansen, Anthony Miller, and Matt Gillogly were all Dak-12 All-Conference selections.  Peter and Wiebenga were All-Conference Honorable Mentions.  Andersen, McKee, and Hansen were class 11-A All-State award winners.  Trevor Pulscher and Kerzman were 11A All-State Honorable Mentions.  Hansen was also named an Argus Leader Elite 45 player for 2016.  McKee was an Elite 45 Honorable Mention.

 

Bearcats Win on Cardinals Senior Night

drsmvsfreemanacad_vb_10-18-16The Freeman Academy/Marion Bearcats defeated the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals in straight sets by scores of 25-13, 25-11, 25-20, on Tuesday, October 18th, at Dell Rapids St Mary High School.  It was the final home match of the regular season for the Cardinals in which they honored the seniors Haley Michel, Kennedi Mullaney, and Jackie Wolles.

The Cardinals had a lead early in each of the games and also lead 18-9 in the final game before Freeman Academy/Marion made their run to win in straight sets.

The loss drops the Cardinals to 2-25 on the season.  St Mary will wrap up the regular season at De Smet on Monday, October 24th.

 

Cardinals Compete in DVC Volleyball Tourney

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team competed in the Dakota Valley Conference volleyball tournament on Saturday, October 15th, in Colman.

The Cardinals went 0-2 in pool play dropping their first match against Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 25-10, 25-9.  In St Mary’s second match, the Cardinals fell to Castlewood 25-18, 25-7.

The two losses put the Cardinals in the Bronze bracket.  St Mary lost to Lake Preston in the opening round of the bracket by scores of 25-14, 25-20.  The Cardinals then faced Estelline in the final match of the day falling by scores of 25-20, 25-13.

Kennedi Mullaney finished the tournament with six kills.  Veronica Beck had five kills, and Jackie Wolles and Cassie Mullaney each had four kills.  Cassy Geraets led the team in assists on the day with 27.  Adyn Heinricy had six service aces in the tournament.  Wolles and C. Mullaney both had two blocks on the day.  Haley Michel finished with 24 digs.

The Cardinals now have a record of 2-24.  St Mary will host Freeman Academy/Marion on Tuesday, October 18th, in the final regular season home match of the year.  The match can be seen on Big Sioux Media.