“I really can't ask for anything else,” Birnbaum said. “I'm just super blessed to have this gift and I'm glad I'm able to perform day in and day out to help my team.”
"I have to switch my mindset to go all out," Birnbaum said. "I’m going to take risks, I’m going to make mistakes and I’m going to do everything I can to try and win.”
“It feels good,” Birnbaum said. “Obviously it’s expected, but you still get pretty nervous. It feels really good.”
Plus Burke's Paige Bull wins the discus title on her last throw
Plus Rapid City Christian's Chase Maher defended his pole vault title in a record-breaking performance, and Belle Fourche's Sawyer Clarkson broke his own record in the 3200
Champions will be crowned on the final day of the high school state track and field meet in Sioux Falls
Plus Spearfish's Jaden Guthmiller ties the 100-meter dash meet record in prelims, and Simeon Birnbaum carries the Stevens sprint medley team to victory
Plus the Custer girls placed third in the sprint medley and the Hill City boys finished fourth in the 4x800
Plus Kadoka earned a pair of championships with Gracie Eisenbraun in pole vault and Lincoln Koehn in discus
Day 2 of the state track meet commences in Sioux Falls
Dan Skinner has been hired as the next head coach of the Sturgis Brown boys basketball team, school activities director Mike Schultz announced…
“My goal at State is to run as slow as possible and still win,” Birnbaum said. “My eyes are set on the postseason races.”
The first day of the state track meet gets underway at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls
Local athletes across all three classes are among the top contenders in the state to bring home some hardware this week in Sioux Falls
“I was like, if I put in enough work I could really go somewhere with it, so it’s pretty exciting,” Stiefel said.
Plus results from the Region 6B golf tournament and legion baseball
Elijah Hoyt first joined the Rapid City Christian football team last summer as a way to build his physicality for basketball.
Wyatt Larson dominates for 3rd straight Region 6B title; Hill City wins first-ever team championship
“It’s really neat because the community has really gotten behind this golf team,” Hill City coach Josh Daiss said
“It’s sad that it’s coming to an end,” Kahler said. “All I can do is be thankful that I’ve had so many beautiful rounds with this team."
The Central, Stevens and Sturgis softball teams play for spots in the inaugural state tournament, plus boys and girls regional golf tournaments
“We always want to test ourselves against the best," Post 22 head coach Kelvin Torve said. "Right now Cheyenne is the best team in Wyoming and one of the better teams in the upper Midwest.”
Plus Post 320 split a doubleheader against Watertown
“The girls know that we can compete with anybody," coach Zane Roduner said. "As long as we play defense and put the ball in play offensively, we can put ourselves in a good position to be successful.”
It was also senior day for Rapid City Central.
Plus results from Stevens and Winner softball