Sports Schedule For Tuesday December 11th

It’s another busy night for high school sports with the schedule highlighted by a battle of unbeatens in boy’s basketball at Sheldon with the Orabs at 6-0 and the Dutch at 4-0 on the season.


Basketball Doubleheaders

MOC Floyd Valley at Sheldon. Pregame for the girl’s at 6:05 for a 6:15 opening tip. We’ll stream from the website at


Okoboji at Rock Valley

G-LR at Sioux Center

Sibley Ocheyedan at West Lyon

West Sioux at MMC

Hinton at HMS

South O’Brien at Gehlen

Spalding at Unity

Akron Westfield at Remsen Union

Western at LeMars



Akron Westfield, Hinton, HMS, MMC and West Sioux at the Eagle wrestling tournament at Hinton

High School Basketball Scores From Saturday December 8th

There were just a couple of girl/boy basketball double-headers scheduled Saturday around the KIWA listening area.  In the War Eagle Conference, Unity Christian took both halves of a twin bill over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, winning the girls game by a score of 66-44 over the Hawks, before completing the sweep in the boys game 59-43.

In non-conference action, South O’Brien and Clay Central-Everly split the double-dip, with Clay Central-Everly girls nipping the Wolverines 49-47.  In the nightcap, the Wolverine boys put the hurt on Clay Central-Everly, winning by a final margin of 73-21.

GPAC Men’s & Women’s Basketball From December 8th

Orange City, Iowa — Daniel Van Kalsbeek scored 23 points in leading #9 Northwestern to a 77-62 win over Dakota State (S.D.) in a non-conference men’s basketball match-up played in the Bultman Center. It was the second win over DSU this season for the Red Raiders, who improved to 9-3 overall. Dakota State lost for just the second time this year, falling to 7-2.

Lincoln, Nebraska — Picking up wins on the road in Nebraska continues to be a struggle for the Defender men as they fall 71-69 in overtime to Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday afternoon (December 8). The Defenders are now 9-3 overall and 3-3 in the conference, with all three losses occurring away from the cozy confines of the DeWitt gymnasium to Nebraska-based GPAC schools. The Prairie Wolves grab their first conference win and improve to 5-4 on the year and 1-4 in GPAC play.


Other GPAC Men’s Scores from Saturday:

Hastings 88, #25 Briar Cliff 69

Midland 62, Mount Marty 54

Dakota Wesleyan 75, Concordia 65

#14 Doane 76, Morningside 60


In Women’s GPAC action:

New Ulm, Minn — Eighth-ranked Northwestern College cruised to its fourth straight win as they defeated Martin Luther College (Minn.) 102-57 in a non-conference women’s basketball game played Saturday in New Ulm, Minn. The Red Raiders improved to 9-3 this season.

Lincoln, NE — The Dordt College women’s basketball team traveled to Lincoln Saturday, and held Nebraska Wesleyan to just 17.7% shooting and rolled to a 67-34 GPAC road win. The Defender women improve to 6-7 on the year and 3-3 in the GPAC while the Prairiewolves fall to 1-8 this season and 0-5 in the conference.


Other GPAC Women’s Scores from Saturday:

#5 Briar Cliff 82, Hastings 69

Mount Marty 84, Midland 71

#1 Concordia 78, Dakota Wesleyan 58

Morningside 69, Doane 48

Sheldon/South O’Brien Grapplers Take Top Honors At General Invite December 8th

The Sheldon/South O’Brien Wrestling Team took top honors at Saturday’s Sibley-Ocheyedan Invitational Wrestling Tournament, winning 10 matches by pin-fall during the course of the competition.

Here are the team standings after Saturday’s tournament:

1) Sheldon/South O`Brien – 175
2) Ridge View – 169.5
3) MMC – 136.5
4) MOC/FV – 122
5) Sibley/Ocheyedan – 120.5
6) Cherokee – 117
7) Graettinger/Terrill – 83
8) West Lyon – 82.5
9) Alta/Aurelia – 67

Individually, Sheldon/South O’Brien had two wrestlers taking 1st Place honors.  Toby Maggert finished 1st at 160 pounds, and AUstin Rohrs took top honors at 182 pounds.

Here how the Sheldon/South O’Brien wrestlers placed on Saturday:

120: Chaz De Rocher – 3rd
126: Josh Gorter – 2nd
132: Dustin Freeman – 4th
145: Gunnar Klinker – 3rd
152: Brian Klein – 3rd
160: Toby Maggert – 1st
170: Darin Greenfield – 3rd
182: Austin Rohrs – 1st
195: Brytton Kelleher – 3rd
220: Jesse Meendering – 3rd
285: Bryce Kelleher – 4th


Complete Sheldon/South O’Brien match results can be found here.

Orabs And Rockets Split Siouxland Conference Basketball Doublheader

Sheldon and Rock Valley split a Siouxland Conference basketball doubleheader Friday night at Sheldon. The girl’s game went to Rock Valley 43-39. The boys game went to Sheldon 53-32.

In the girls game Sheldon led at the first three breaks 13-12 at the end of the first quarter, 23-16 at the half and 27-24 at the end of the third. In the fourth quarter the Rockets took the lead and were able to take the win outscoring Sheldon 19-12.

Rock Valley put three of their five starters in double figures getting a game high 14 points from Joanna Heemstra and 11 points each from Kensy Vande Hoff and Monserrat Figueroa.

The Orange were led by Krista Bousema with 9 points followed by Audrey Gustafson with 8.

With the win Rock Valley stands at 2-3 in both the conference and the season. Sheldon falls to 2-3 in the conference and 2-4 on the year.
In the boys game Rock Valley led 13-9 at the end of the first quarter before Sheldon took the lead and a 22-16 halftime lead. The Orabs outscored the Rockets 15-5 in the third quarter as they led 37-21 at the end of three before going on to win 53-32.

Sheldon got a game high 18 points from Chris Balster as he drove the basket for points and took advantage of fouls to score from the line. Balster finished with 4 two-point field goals and an 8-of-11 performance from the line. James Gradert joined him in double figures with 14 points on the night.

Rock Valley was led by Jesse Vande Weerd with a 10 point effort. Scott Westra was next with 8 points before fouling out with 4:07 to play in the ball game.

With the win the Orabs remain unbeaten on the year with a 4-0 conference mark and 6-0 season record. The Rockets stand at 1-4 in both the conference and for the season.

Up next for the Orabs will be a home doubleheader with MOC Floyd Valley on Tuesday night. We’ll bring you the broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3.