Sports

Trojan gymnastics returns one state qualifier

The Trojans hit the mat this season with two returning seniors, Olivia Hofer and Annuh Holter, along with Maya VanHyfte who was a state qualifier last season. (Photo/Adisen Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The West Central Trojan gymnastics team returns two...

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Two starters return for Tri-Valley boys’ basketball

The Mustangs will be led by returning starters, Noah Haynes and Braden Oyen, along with players Trey Johnson, Carter Sorenson, and Logan Ellison. (Photo/Adisen Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Tri-Valley Mustang boys basketball team will have two returning...

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Tri-Valley wrestling returns six state qualifiers

The Mustang wrestling team prepares to take the mat, returning six state qualifiers from last season. The seniors on the team leading the way include Lawson Loiseau and Mason Hendrixson. (Photo/Adisen Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The 2022-2023 Tri-Valley...

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Entire team back for Trojan wrestling

The Trojan wrestling team will be returning with familiar faces, losing no one from last season. The Trojans will take the mat being led by seniors Isaiah Heumiller, Dwight Kuhlman, Abram Maras, Wyatt Nielsen, Connor Siemonsma, and Justin Zirpel. (Photo/Adisen Stadem)...

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Trojan wrestling starts season with big win

Trojan Abram Maras competed at Sioux Falls Roosevelt on Tuesday, November 29, with Maras earning a pin. (Photo/Abby Mitchell) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The West Central Trojan wrestling team had their first dual of the season on Tuesday, November 29. West Central...

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Trojans advance to 11A Title Game

The Trojans’ defensive line faces off against the Beresford offense. Having won against the Beresford Watchdogs, the West Central Trojans faced off against the Dell Rapids Quarriers for the State Championship on Friday, November 11. Results were not available at time...

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West Central Winter Challenge sets goal for pole vault pit

Marylou Nagel | Writer The West Central boys and girls track teams are helping our communities stay active with the first ever Winter Challenge.The program, which began November 1 and runs through February 28, has participants log in daily for every mile they run,...

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Cross-Country Academic All-State announced

Griffin Stallman Sara Stadem | Editor Recently, the South Dakota Cross Country and Track & Field Coaches Association released its Academic All-State Team for the 2022 cross country season.In order for an athlete to be named to the Academic All-State Team, an...

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Big second quarter lifts West Central to Quarterfinals

Trojan Deuce Sherard pushes forward for a first down for West Central. The Trojans conquered the Madison Bulldogs on October 27 to advance to the State Semifinals. (Photo/Abby Mitchell) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The West Central Trojans scored 21 points in the...

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Baltic tops Tri-Valley in Region 3A tournament

Mustang Madelyn Wenzel sets one to her teammate during their Region 3A action on Tuesday against the Baltic Bulldogs. (Photo/Adie Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Tri-Valley Mustang volleyball team lost their Region 3A match against the second-seeded Baltic...

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West Central and Tri-Valley do battle on the volleyball court

Tri-Valley Mustangs set up a block to put a stop to the Trojans on their Monday night game. (Photo/Adie Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Region 3A and Dak-12 foes met on the volleyball court on Monday, October 24. The Tri-Valley Mustangs hosted the West Central...

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Trojans end regular season with second straight win

West Central Trojan Jocelyn Nilson bumps the ball to her teammate during their Monday night game against Tri-Valley. (Photo/Adie Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media After taking the last three sets from Tri-Valley on Monday, the West Central Trojan Volleyball team...

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Trojans finish regular season with road win

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The West Central Trojans finished their 2022 regular season with a road win at the Milbank Bulldogs on Thursday, October 20. The Trojans actually trailed 6-2 at the end of the first quarter, but scored 32 straight points the rest of the...

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Both West Central Cross-Country teams run at State Meet

Trojan Aubrey Borns takes a hug from part of her cheering section before the start of her race at the 2022 South Dakota Class A State Cross Country Meet. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The West Central Trojan girls and boys cross country teams both...

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Mustangs snap skid, win final regular season game

Mustang Colby Carruthers works his way down the field during their home game when they hosted Wagner. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Tri-Valley exploded for 34 points in the first half. Eli McFarland had the first of his three touchdowns on the...

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