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    South Dakota Prep Media: Jan. 22

    The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Jan. 22 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses. Boys Class AA 1. Harrisburg (18)   &...   

    How the GBB and BBB Top Teams Fared Last Week

    Boys Class AA 1. Harrisburg (10-0) defeated Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 63-53; defeated Sioux Falls Washington, 69-59. 2. Sioux Falls Lincoln (8-2) idle. 3. Rapid City Central (12-1) lost to Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 65-49; defeated Sioux Falls Roosevelt,...   

    Weekly Top 10 - January 22

    Here it is: The Weekly Jackalope Top 10 for the week of January 22, 2018. 10.) In case you haven't heard, the 281 Conference still holds an annual conference tournament in January.   In years past this was a much bigger thing on the basketball scene ... ba...   

    Who's Hot and Who's Not

    The grind continues, as does the number of undefeated teams......    

    Forum Pollsters Class A Poll: 1-19-18

    After a few false starts because of some IT issues, the pollsters are back, with extra pith. Contributing pith and insight are Artis Gilmore, Jackalope and yours truly. 1. Sioux Falls Christian (30 pts) 2. Madison (27 pts) 3. Sioux Valley (24 pts) 4. Tea Area (21 pts) 5. Red Cloud (17 pts) 6. Dakota Valley (14 pts) 7. Tie Dell Rapids, Sisseton (8 pts)

    SD Mines Men's Basketball Kid 'Rocker Camp slated for Feb. 17

    RAPID CITY, S.D.  – The South Dakota School of Mines men’s basketball program and Kieffer Family Dental, along with Malone Engineering will be holding the annual Kid ‘Rockers Basketball camp Feb. 17 at the King Center in Rapid City. The camp is for boys and girls in grades K-6. The cost is $25 per camper, $40 for two campers in the same family or $50 for three campers in the same ...   

    How the ranked GBB and BBB teams fared last week

    Boys Class AA 1. Sioux Falls Lincoln (8-2) defeated Yankton, 75-53; lost to Sioux City East, Iowa 62-57. 2. Harrisburg (8-0) defeated Mitchell, 55-41; defeated Aberdeen Central, 74-47. 3. Rapid City Central (11-0) defeated Sturgis, 69-52; defeated Campb...   

    Weekly Top 10 - January 15

    Here it is: the Weekly Jackalope Top 10 for the week of January 15, 2018. 10.) A man I have admired for his selfless dedication to coaching and teaching young men and not to mention his success coaching basketball just won his 500th career game over the weekend.   Paul Raasch, Langford coach, joins a short list of South Dakota basketball coaches with at least 500 vic...   

    South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Jan. 15

    The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Jan. 15 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses. Boys Class AA 1. Harrisburg (13)            ...   

    Who's Hot and Who's Not

    The field begins to separate......    

    South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Jan. 8

    The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Jan. 8 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses. Boys Class AA 1. Sioux Falls Lincoln (15)    ...   

    Weekly Top 10 - January 8

    Here it is: the Weekly Jackalope Top 10 for the week of January 8, 2018. 10.) Red Cloud will be better now that junior Jesse Jensen is back on the floor. Jesse was an all-conference performer last season and will provide help to the Crusaders one two punch of Ale Rama and Russell Leader Charge. I like the Crusaders and Pine Ridge to end up on top of Region 7 and move on to play in the Sw...   

    Who's Hot and Who's Not

    The list thins considerably........    

    Weekly Top 10 - January 1

    Here it is: The Weekly Jackalope Top 10 for the week of January 1 2018. 10. Trevor Hanson had a supersized game for Sioux Valley against St Francis.  Trevor scored 45 with 14 boards.  He scored from all o...   

    Who's Hot and Who's Not

    Precious few undefeated teams as we enter the New Year.    

    Forum Pollsters Class A Poll: 12-30-17

    Contributing pith and insight to the first Class A boys hoops poll are Artis Gilmore, Jackalope, Birdman (sort of) and yours truly. 1. Sioux Falls Christian (30 pts)2. Madison (27 pts)3. Tea Area (24 pts)4. Aberdeen Roncalli (17 pts)5. Dell Rapids (13 pts)6. Sioux Valley (12 pts)7. Sisseton (8 pts)8. tie Crow Creek, Dakota Valley, Red Cloud (7 pt...   

    Who's Hot and Who's Not

    There is some thinning at both the top and bottom of the lists.    

    Weekly Top 10 - December 25

    Here it is: the Weekly Jackalope Top 10 for the week of December 25 2017. 10.) Vermillion needs to find some help for AJ Plitzuweit …. NOW.   I said ...   

    South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Dec. 18: BBB and GBB, All Classes

    The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Dec. 18 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses. (The next poll will be released Jan. 8.) Boys Class AA 1. S...   

    BBB and GBB Poll Teams: How They Fared

    Boys Class AA 1. Aberdeen Central (2-1) lost to Watertown, 55-51; beat Sturgis 40-38. 2. Sioux Falls Lincoln (3-0) beat South Sioux City, 74-25; beat SF O’Gorman, 69-66. 3. Sioux Falls O'Gorman (2-1) lost to SF Lincoln, 69-66. 4...   

    Weekly Top 10 - December 18

    Here is it: the Weekly Jackalope Top 10 for the week of December 18 2017. 10.) Coming in at number 10: Clark Willow Lake continues to flex Cyclones muscles as they piss pound DeSmet and hold Gage Gruenhagen to half his season average (17 points) and freshman Ethan McCune to 10.  Final score was CWL 63 DeSmet 38.   The Cyclones are legitimate Class B title contenders. ...   

    Who's Hot and Who's Not

        

    Matt Kerney's Video Pick: Tea Area/Dells Rapids BBB Game

    It’s time for an installment of Matt Kerney's Video Pick. My pick for this month is a boys' basketball matchup between the Tea Area Titans and the Dell Rapids Quarriers. This video shows the final moments of what led to double-overtime with Tea Area winning over Dell Rapids, 68-63. Words can not describe what happens in this video. Enjoy! 

    South Dakota Prep Media Poll for the week of Dec. 11: BBB and GBB, All Classes

    The South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll for the week of Dec. 11 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses. Boys Class AA 1. Aberdeen Central (16)  1-0...   

    Weekly Top 10

    Many of you asked for it ….. all of you will love it.  The fix you must have every week: The Weekly Jackalope Top 10 is now published for the week of December 11 2017. 10.) Coming in at number 10: Todd Neuendorf is probably wishing he was still at Aberdeen Roncalli after his Mitchell Kernels traveled to Huron over the weekend and lost 46-32.   Patience Kernels fans:...   

    Class B Outlook For 2017-18

    The games have begun!  I know all of you expect this every year, so here it is: the outlook for the 2017-18 Class B season.  The defending champs from Bridgewater Emery are the favorites to repeat this year.  BE plays a hardened schedule and might not go undefeated like they did last year.   However, with all-staters Sawyer Schultz and Jamin Arend back, the Huski...   

    Scheduling The Sioux Falls Way

    Gone are the days when the Sioux Falls schools would play the Sioux City schools in the venerable Sioux Interstate Conference and call those games their most challenging of the season.  A quick glance at the schedules of Sioux Falls Roosevelt, Lincoln, Washington and O’Gorman finds games that will be played against M...   

    Preseason South Dakota Prep Media Poll: BBB and GBB---all classes

    The preseason South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll is listed below, with the top five teams in each class ranked by points received, along with the teams receiving votes. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses. Boys Class AA 1. Aberdeen Central (17) -- 109

    The Times They Are A Changin"

    The Times They Are A changin’ ….. Bob Dylan sang in 1964 and SDHSAA did in 2017.   Changes for 2017-18 are: Class B Sweet 16 format.   Class B will use the Sweet 16 format for qualifying for t...   

    Class A Is Looking Very Very Good

    The Sweet 16 was a success in the inaugural season, 2016-17 for Class A.   So how does the coming season shape up you might ask?   Here is one Jackalope’s opinion on who will be the best of the best in Class A boys basketball.   These enumerated bullet points will give even the most casual fa...   

    Preeminent Boy's Basketball Program in West River SD?

       

    The Quest For 65

    Back in the late 1970s and into 1980, the Armour Packers boys basketball teams led by the legendary South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame coach Burnell Glanzer, recorded 64 straight wins.   This winning streak is still a South Dakota high school boys basketball record. ...   

    2017-2018 West River Men Collegiate Players: By the Numbers

    Every year we compile the list of those high school players from west river that have gone on to play college ball. Those players are then highlighted in our season previews on our team pages. What follows is the list of college players from west river that we have identified. Please let us know if we missed any players. 2017-2018 WEST RIVER COLLEGE PLAYERS
     




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