January 18, 2017 - 9:45 am - Posted in Sports

ice fishingSioux Falls, South Dakota — Todd Heitkamp, the owner of Dakota Angler in Sioux Falls, SD, provides the latest fishing report for the Tri-State area of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota. Todd Heitkamp, the Owner of Dakota Angler gives the latest 2-Minute Fishing report and also discusses a few important items when it comes to electronics.

Northeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Enemy Swim A few walleyes and perch.
Horseshoe A few walleyes.
Pelican A few walleyes and perch.
Dry Lake #2(By Willow Lake) Fair for pike. A few walleye and perch.
Big Stone Lake Perch fair along with a few walleye.
Poinsett Perch and walleye fair. A few pike.
Lake Hendricks A few walleye.
Bitter Lake Walleye fair.
Waubay Walleye and perch fair.
Reetz Walleye fair along with a few crappie.
Dry Lake #3 (By Florence) A few walleye.
Pickerel Lake A few walleye, crappie, and perch.
West Oakwood A few perch and walleye.
Swan Lake A few walleye.
Lake Kampeska A few walleye.
Piyas A few perch.
Blue Dog Walleyes fair.
Lake Cochrane Few reports.
Casey’s Slough A few walleyes.
Indian Springs A few walleyes and perch.
Lynn Lake A few walleyes.
Dry Lake #1 (Clark/Garden City) A few walleyes.
Traverse A few walleyes.
Lake Albert Walleyes fair.
Lake Henry A few walleye.
Roy Lake Few walleye and smallmouth bass.
Buffalo Few reports.

Southeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Madison A few perch, walleye, and crappie.
Vermillion A few perch, crappie, and walleye.
Lake Herman Few reports.
Wall Lake A few walleyes.
Lake Alvin A few perch and bluegill.
Diamond A few walleyes and perch.
Scott’s Slough A few perch.
Island Perch fair and few walleye on south Island.
81 Ponds Walleyes fair and few perch.
George WPA Few reports.
Twin Lakes (by Montrose) Few walleyes and perch.
Thompson Walleyes fair, along with a few perch and crappie.
Brandt A few walleyes.
Whitewood A few perch.
Spirit Lake (North of De Smet) Few reports.
Henry WPA Few perch.
Family Park (Western Sioux Falls) A few pike, bluegill, perch, and crappie.
Mitchell A few bluegill and perch.
Menno Bluegill fair.
Beaver A few walleye.
Sinai Crappie fair along with walleye.
Brush Few reports.
Loss Few reports.
East Oakwood A few walleyes.

Northwest Iowa

Lake Fishing Report
Spirit Lake A few walleye and perch.
Silver Lake Few reports.
East Okoboji Fair for perch and bluegills and a few walleye.
West Okoboji Bluegills fair. A few perch and walleye.
Lake Pahoja Bluegills fair.

Southwest Minnesota

Lake Fishing Report
Shetek Perch and crappie fair, along with a few walleye.
Sarah Perch fair to good.
Benton A few walleye and pike.
East Twin A few walleye.
Round Few reports.
Okabena A few walleye.

Missouri River

River Fishing Report
Mobridge Fair for walleyes.
Pierre A few walleyes.
Fort Thompson A few walleyes.
Chamberlain Walleyes fair.
Platte Walleyes slow.
Pickstown Walleyes slow.
Yankton A few walleyes and crappie.

Other Rivers

River Fishing Report
James River Slow.
Big Sioux Slow.
January 15, 2017 - 8:09 am - Posted in Sports

ighsauDes Moines Iowa — With the latest edition of the IGHSAU basketball poll out Sioux Center remains the highest rated area girls basketball team. The Warriors are the second ranked team in 3A. Cherokee is ranked number 3. Western Christian holds down the 3 spot in the 2A poll with West Lyon number 12. LeMars is the number 15 team in 4A with Kingsley Pierson ranked number 9 in the latest 1A poll.

1/12/17 Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings Compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union

Class 1A
1 Springville 11-1 1
2 Turkey Valley 11-1 2
3 Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 11-0 3
4 Glidden-Ralston 9-1 8
5 Burlington Notre Dame 10-2 9
6 Kee 6-3 5
7 Marquette Catholic 11-2 6
8 Newell-Fonda 8-3 7
9 Kingsley-Pierson 11-0 13
10 Easton Valley 9-3 12
11 Sidney 11-0 14
12 Lynnville-Sully 12-0 15
13 Janesville 11-0 NR
14 Colo-Nesco 10-2 4
15 AGWSR 8-3 10
Dropped Out: Grand View Christian (11)

Class 2A
1 Iowa City Regina 11-0 1
2 Treynor 11-0 2
3 Western Christian 10-1 3
4 Central Decatur 11-0 4
5 Mount Ayr 11-0 5
6 North Linn 13-0 7
7 Van Meter 10-1 10
8 Pella Christian 7-4 8
9 Rockford 11-0 10
10 Cascade 9-1 11
11 Panorama 10-1 6
12 West Lyon 11-1 15
13 Logan-Magnolia 10-1 NR
14 Bellevue 10-3 14
15 North Union 11-0 NR
Dropped Out: IKM-Manning (12), Mediapolis (13)

Class 3A
1 Pocahontas Area 11-0 1
2 Sioux Center 11-0 2
3 Cherokee 11-0 4
4 Crestwood 8-0 6
5 Center Point-Urbana 10-2 5
6 Clear Lake 10-1 7
7 Union 9-1 3
8 West Marshall 11-0 9
9 Davenport Assumption 7-5 8
10 Algona 10-1 11
11 Mount Vernon 7-4 12
12 Shenandoah 10-2 10
13 Humboldt 7-2 13
14 Kuemper Catholic 8-2 14
15 Mid-Prairie 8-3 NR
Dropped Out: Central Lee (15)

Class 4A
1 Pella 9-1 1
2 Marion 11-1 2
3 Nevada 9-1 3
4 Grinnell 9-2 4
5 Lewis Central 11-1 5
6 North Scott 8-3 6
7 Cedar Rapids Xavier 7-5 7
8 Ballard 7-3 8
9 Dallas Center-Grimes 7-5 9
10 Western Dubuque 9-1 11
11 Waverly-Shell Rock 8-4 NR
12 Boone 9-3 10
13 Carlisle 8-3 13
14 Fairfield 8-3 NR
15 LeMars 6-3 14
Dropped Out: Keokuk (12), Sergeant Bluff-Luton (15)

Class 5A
1 Indianola 10-0 1
2 Iowa City High 12-0 2
3 Iowa City West 10-1 3
4 Davenport North 8-2 4
5 Cedar Falls 8-1 5
6 West Des Moines Valley 11-2 7
7 Waukee 8-2 6
8 Ames 8-3 8
9 Johnston 10-2 10
10 Dowling Catholic 9-2 9
11 Pleasant Valley 10-2 13
12 Ankeny Centennial 8-4 14
13 Linn-Mar 9-3 12
14 Southeast Polk 7-4 11
15 Bettendorf 8-2 15

January 11, 2017 - 9:51 am - Posted in Sports

fishing 3Sioux Falls, South Dakota — Todd Heitkamp, the owner of Dakota Angler in Sioux Falls, SD, provides the latest fishing report for the Tri-State area of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota. Todd Heitkamp, the Owner of Dakota Angler, provides the latest 2-Minute Fishing Report. Plus he discusses some new baits in Todd’s Tackle Tips!

Northeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Enemy Swim A few walleyes and perch.
Horseshoe A few walleyes.
Pelican A few walleyes and perch.
Dry Lake #2(By Willow Lake) Fair for pike. A few walleye and perch.
Big Stone Lake Perch fair along with a few walleye.
Poinsett Perch and walleye fair. A few pike.
Lake Hendricks A few walleye.
Bitter Lake Walleye fair.
Waubay Walleye and perch fair.
Reetz Walleye fair along with a few crappie.
Dry Lake #3 (By Florence) A few walleye.
Pickerel Lake A few walleye, crappie, and perch.
West Oakwood A few perch and walleye.
Swan Lake A few walleye.
Lake Kampeska A few walleye.
Piyas A few perch.
Blue Dog Walleyes fair.
Lake Cochrane Few reports.
Casey’s Slough A few walleyes.
Indian Springs A few walleyes and perch.
Lynn Lake A few walleyes.
Dry Lake #1 (Clark/Garden City) A few walleyes.
Traverse A few walleyes.
Lake Albert Walleyes fair.
Lake Henry A few walleye.
Roy Lake Few walleye and smallmouth bass.
Buffalo Few reports.

Southeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Madison A few perch, walleye, and crappie.
Vermillion A few perch, crappie, and walleye.
Lake Herman Few reports.
Wall Lake A few walleyes.
Lake Alvin A few perch and bluegill.
Diamond A few walleyes and perch.
Scott’s Slough A few perch.
Island Perch fair and few walleye on south Island.
81 Ponds Walleyes fair and few perch.
George WPA Few reports.
Twin Lakes (by Montrose) Few walleyes and perch.
Thompson Walleyes fair, along with a few perch and crappie.
Brandt A few walleyes.
Whitewood A few perch.
Spirit Lake (North of De Smet) Few reports.
Henry WPA Few perch.
Family Park (Western Sioux Falls) A few pike, bluegill, perch, and crappie.
Mitchell A few bluegill and perch.
Menno Bluegill fair.
Beaver A few walleye.
Sinai Crappie fair along with walleye.
Brush Few reports.
Loss Few reports.
East Oakwood A few walleyes.

Northwest Iowa

Lake Fishing Report
Spirit Lake A few walleye and perch.
Silver Lake Few reports.
East Okoboji Fair for perch and bluegills and a few walleye.
West Okoboji Bluegills fair. A few perch and walleye.
Lake Pahoja Bluegills fair.

Southwest Minnesota

Lake Fishing Report
Shetek Perch and crappie fair, along with a few walleye.
Sarah Perch fair to good.
Benton A few walleye and pike.
East Twin A few walleye.
Round Few reports.
Okabena A few walleye.

Missouri River

River Fishing Report
Mobridge Fair for walleyes.
Pierre A few walleyes.
Fort Thompson A few walleyes.
Chamberlain Walleyes fair.
Platte Walleyes slow.
Pickstown Walleyes slow.
Yankton A few walleyes and crappie.

Other Rivers

River Fishing Report
James River Slow.
Big Sioux Slow.
January 9, 2017 - 8:48 am - Posted in Sports

Basketball scoreboardSheldon Iowa — Sheldon and West Lyon split a Siouxland Conference basketball doubleheader at Orab Gym Friday night. West Lyon ranked 15 in the latest 2A girls poll got their 10th win of the year with a 56-36 final. The boys game went to Sheldon 82-65.

In the girls game the Wildcats led at all the breaks. They were up 10-7 at the end of the first quarter and 22-17 at the half. A 10-2 run to start the second half set them up for a 39-27 third quarter lead and the eventual win 56-36.

Jessica Meyer was the game top scorer with 13 points followed by Mia Hoogeveen with 11. Sheldon was led by Bryn Groff and Kacy Kamphoff with 8 points each.

With the win West Lyon is 10-1 on the year and 8-1 in the conference. Their only loss has been to Sioux Center the second ranked team in Class 3A. Sheldon is 3-9 for the season and 2-8 in the Siouxland.

In the boys game both teams were hot from the outside hitting 7 three-pointers each in the first half. Sheldon finished with 10 on the night while the Wildcats hit a total of 11 from behind the arc. Issac Heyer hit 7 three’s on the night on route to a game high 28 points. Tyler Merley dropped 5 three’s in totaling 17 points on the night.

Sheldon led 32-18 at the end of the first quarter and 44-35 at the half. Sheldon took a 62-48 third quarter lead and went on to win it 82-65. Heyer was joined in double figures by Mitch Rentchler with 12 points and Micah Meyer with 11. Kyle Boerhave led the Orabs with 23 points followed by Merley with 17 and Jaden Kleinhesslink with 16.

With the win Sheldon is 10-1 on the season and 8-1 after their first pass through the Siouxland Conference. West Lyon is 7-2 on the year and 6-2 in the Conference.

Next action for Sheldon will be Tuesday with a trip to Spencer for a non-conference game. West Lyon will be at Rock Valley Tuesday as they wrap up their first run through the conference.

January 5, 2017 - 3:06 pm - Posted in Sports

ighsauNorthwest Iowa — The latest IGHSAU High School basketball rankings are out for 2017 and Western Christian maintains their position at #3 and West Lyon jumps into the rankings at the 15 spot in Class 2A. Class 3A features Sioux Center staying at #2 and Cherokee at 4.

Class 1A

School Record LW
1 Springville 9-0 1
2 Turkey Valley 10-0 2
3 Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 9-0 3
4 Colo-Nesco 9-1 4
5 Kee 6-1 5
6 Marquette Catholic 10-1 7
7 Newell-Fonda 7-2 8
8 Glidden-Ralston 8-1 9
9 Burlington-Notre Dame 7-2 10
10 AGWSR 8-1 6
11 Grand View Christian 6-2 11
12 Easton Valley 8-3 12
13 Kingsley-Pierson 9-0 13
14 Sidney 8-0 14
15 Lynnville-Sully 10-0 15

Dropped Out:  None

Class 2A

1 Iowa City Regina 9-0 1
2 Treynor 9-0 2
3 Western Christian 7-1 3
4 Central Decatur 8-0 4
5 Mount Ayr 8-0 5
6 Panorama 10-0 6
7 North Linn 11-0 7
8 Pella Christian 6-2 8
9 Van Meter 8-1 9
10 Rockford 9-0 10
11 Cascade 8-1 12
12 IKM-Manning 4-2 13
13 Mediapolis 7-0 14
14 Bellevue 8-2 15
15 West Lyon 9-1 NR

Dropped Out: Interstate 35 (11)

Class 3A

1 Pocahontas Area 10-0 1
2 Sioux Center 9-0 2
3 Union 7-0 3
4 Cherokee 8-0 4
5 Center Point-Urbana 8-1 5
6 Crestwood 6-0 6
7 Clear Lake 7-1 8
8 Davenport Assumption 6-3 9
9 West Marshall 8-0 10
10 Shenandoah 8-1 11
11 Algona 8-1 15
12 Mount Vernon 6-4 7
13 Humboldt 5-2 NR
14 Kuemper Catholic 6-2 13
15 Central Lee 7-1 12

Dropped Out:  Monticello (14)

Class 4A

1 Pella 7-0 1
2 Marion 10-0 2
3 Nevada 8-1 4
4 Grinnell 6-2 5
5 Lewis Central 8-1 7
6 North Scott 6-2 9
7 Cedar Rapids Xavier 7-3 10
8 Ballard 6-2 11
9 Dallas Center-Grimes 6-4 13
10 Boone 8-2 6
11 Western Dubuque 7-1 8
12 Keokuk 4-2 3
13 Carlisle 6-3 12
14 Le Mars 5-2 14
15 Sergeant Bluff-Luton 7-2 15

Dropped Out: None

Class 5A

1 Indianola 8-0 1
2 Iowa City High 9-0 2
3 Iowa City West 7-1 3
4 Davenport North 6-1 4
5 Cedar Falls 6-1 5
6 Waukee 7-1 6
7 West Des Moines Valley 8-2 8
8 Ames 6-3 7
9 Dowling Catholic 8-1 9
10 Johnston 8-2 10
11 Southeast Polk 7-3 11
12 Linn-Mar 7-2 12
13 Pleasant Valley 7-2 13
14 Ankeny Centennial 6-4 14
15 Bettendorf 6-2 15

Dropped Out: None

January 4, 2017 - 10:22 am - Posted in Sports

ice fishing_sxcSioux Falls, South Dakota — Todd Heitkamp, the owner of Dakota Angler in Sioux Falls, SD, provides the latest fishing report for the Tri-State area of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota. Here’s the last Dakota Angler 2-Minute Fishing Report for 2016. Plus Todd discusses the role of pressure and your success on the ice!

Northeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Enemy Swim A few walleyes and perch.
Horseshoe A few walleyes.
Pelican A few walleyes and perch.
Dry Lake #2(By Willow Lake) Fair for pike. A few walleye and perch.
Big Stone Lake Perch fair along with a few walleye.
Poinsett Perch and walleye fair. A few pike.
Lake Hendricks A few walleye.
Bitter Lake Walleye fair.
Waubay Walleye and perch fair.
Reetz Walleye fair along with a few crappie.
Dry Lake #3 (By Florence) A few walleye.
Pickerel Lake A few walleye, crappie, and perch.
West Oakwood A few perch and walleye.
Swan Lake A few walleye.
Lake Kampeska A few walleye.
Piyas A few perch.
Blue Dog Walleyes fair.
Lake Cochrane Few reports.
Casey’s Slough A few walleyes.
Indian Springs A few walleyes and perch.
Lynn Lake A few walleyes.
Dry Lake #1 (Clark/Garden City) A few walleyes.
Traverse A few walleyes.
Lake Albert Walleyes fair.
Lake Henry A few walleye.
Roy Lake Few walleye and smallmouth bass.
Buffalo Few reports.

Southeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Madison A few perch, walleye, and crappie.
Vermillion A few perch, crappie, and walleye.
Lake Herman Few reports.
Wall Lake A few walleyes.
Lake Alvin A few perch and bluegill.
Diamond A few walleyes and perch.
Scott’s Slough A few perch.
Island Perch fair and few walleye on south Island.
81 Ponds Walleyes fair and few perch.
George WPA Few reports.
Twin Lakes (by Montrose) Few walleyes and perch.
Thompson Walleyes fair, along with a few perch and crappie.
Brandt A few walleyes.
Whitewood A few perch.
Spirit Lake (North of De Smet) Few reports.
Henry WPA Few perch.
Family Park (Western Sioux Falls) A few pike, bluegill, perch, and crappie.
Mitchell A few bluegill and perch.
Menno Bluegill fair.
Beaver A few walleye.
Sinai Crappie fair along with walleye.
Brush Few reports.
Loss Few reports.
East Oakwood A few walleyes.

Northwest Iowa

Lake Fishing Report
Spirit Lake A few walleye and perch.
Silver Lake Few reports.
East Okoboji Fair for perch and bluegills and a few walleye.
West Okoboji Bluegills fair. A few perch and walleye.
Lake Pahoja Bluegills fair.

Southwest Minnesota

Lake Fishing Report
Shetek Perch and crappie fair, along with a few walleye.
Sarah Perch fair to good.
Benton A few walleye and pike.
East Twin A few walleye.
Round Few reports.
Okabena A few walleye.

Missouri River

River Fishing Report
Mobridge Fair for walleyes.
Pierre A few walleyes.
Fort Thompson A few walleyes.
Chamberlain Walleyes fair.
Platte Walleyes slow.
Pickstown Walleyes slow.
Yankton A few walleyes and crappie.

Other Rivers

River Fishing Report
James River Slow.
Big Sioux Slow.
January 4, 2017 - 8:12 am - Posted in Sports

Basketball scoreboardRock Rapids Iowa — Sheldon and Central Lyon split a Siouxland Conference basketball doubleheader in Rock Rapids Tuesday night. The Lions took the girls game 34-23 with the boys game going to Sheldon 63-47.

In the girls game Central Lyon led at all the breaks. They were up 7-2 at the end of the first quarter and a three at the buzzer by Ashley Boer put the Lions up 15-11 at the half. at the end of the third quarter the lead was 25-17 with Central Lyon going on to win 34-23.

Boer was the games top scorer with 13 points. Sheldon was led by Katie Wagner with 8 points on the night. With the win Central Lyon is at 4-4 both on the year and in the conference. Sheldon falls to 2-8 on the season and 1-7 in the conference.

In the boys game Sheldon was up 15-12 at the end of the first quarter and pushed that to a 31-18 first half lead. Behind a 10 point third quarter by Riley Van Wyhe the Lions were able to pull to within 5 points at the end of the third quarter 42-37. Sheldon was able to regain control in the fourth quarter and pick up the win 63-47.

Kyle Boerhave was the  games top scorer with 19 points followed by Ryan Van Marel with 16. They were joined by Jaden Kleinhesslink with 11 points. Riley Van Wyhe led Central Lyon with 14 points followed by Ryan Metzger with 12 points.

With the win Sheldon is 8-1 on the season and 6-1 in the conference. Central Lyon is 2-6 both on the year and in the Siouxland. Next action for the Orabs will be on Thursday when they host Sibley Ocheyedan in a make up game. Central Lyon returns to action on Friday hosting Okoboji.

December 29, 2016 - 8:18 am - Posted in Sports

Sioux Falls, South Dakota — Todd Heitkamp, the owner of Dakota Angler in Sioux Falls, SD, provides the latest
ice fishing_sxcfishing report for the Tri-State area of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota. Here’s the last Dakota Angler 2-Minute Fishing Report for 2016. Plus in Todd’s Tackle Tips, Todd discusses Rattle baits. Please share!

Northeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Enemy Swim A few walleyes and perch.
Horseshoe A few walleyes.
Pelican A few walleyes and perch.
Dry Lake #2(By Willow Lake) Fair for pike. A few walleye and perch.
Big Stone Lake Perch fair along with a few walleye.
Poinsett Perch and walleye fair. A few pike.
Lake Hendricks A few walleye.
Bitter Lake Walleye fair.
Waubay Walleye and perch fair.
Reetz Walleye fair along with a few crappie.
Dry Lake #3 (By Florence) A few walleye.
Pickerel Lake A few walleye, crappie, and perch.
West Oakwood A few perch and walleye.
Swan Lake A few walleye.
Lake Kampeska A few walleye.
Piyas A few perch.
Blue Dog Walleyes fair.
Lake Cochrane Few reports.
Casey’s Slough A few walleyes.
Indian Springs A few walleyes and perch.
Lynn Lake A few walleyes.
Dry Lake #1 (Clark/Garden City) A few walleyes.
Traverse A few walleyes.
Lake Albert Walleyes fair.
Lake Henry A few walleye.
Roy Lake Few walleye and smallmouth bass.
Buffalo Few reports.

Southeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Madison A few perch, walleye, and crappie.
Vermillion A few perch, crappie, and walleye.
Lake Herman Few reports.
Wall Lake A few walleyes.
Lake Alvin A few perch and bluegill.
Diamond A few walleyes and perch.
Scott’s Slough A few perch.
Island Perch fair and few walleye on south Island.
81 Ponds Walleyes fair and few perch.
George WPA Few reports.
Twin Lakes (by Montrose) Few walleyes and perch.
Thompson Walleyes fair, along with a few perch and crappie.
Brandt A few walleyes.
Whitewood A few perch.
Spirit Lake (North of De Smet) Few reports.
Henry WPA Few perch.
Family Park (Western Sioux Falls) A few pike, bluegill, perch, and crappie.
Mitchell A few bluegill and perch.
Menno Bluegill fair.
Beaver A few walleye.
Sinai Crappie fair along with walleye.
Brush Few reports.
Loss Few reports.
East Oakwood A few walleyes.

Northwest Iowa

Lake Fishing Report
Spirit Lake A few walleye and perch.
Silver Lake Few reports.
East Okoboji Fair for perch and bluegills and a few walleye.
West Okoboji Bluegills fair. A few perch and walleye.
Lake Pahoja Bluegills fair.

Southwest Minnesota

Lake Fishing Report
Shetek Perch and crappie fair, along with a few walleye.
Sarah Perch fair to good.
Benton A few walleye and pike.
East Twin A few walleye.
Round Few reports.
Okabena A few walleye.

Missouri River

River Fishing Report
Mobridge Fair for walleyes.
Pierre A few walleyes.
Fort Thompson A few walleyes.
Chamberlain Walleyes fair.
Platte Walleyes slow.
Pickstown Walleyes slow.
Yankton A few walleyes and crappie.

Other Rivers

River Fishing Report
James River Slow.
Big Sioux Slow.
December 22, 2016 - 8:54 am - Posted in Sports

Sioux Falls, South Dakota — Todd Heitkamp, the owner of Dakota Angler in Sioux Falls, SD, provides the latest fishing 10fishing report for the Tri-State area of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota. As we head into Christmas weekend, Dakota Angler Owner, Todd Heitkamp, provides the latest 2-Minute Fishing Report. Feel free to share!

Northeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Enemy Swim Ice forming.
Horseshoe Ice forming.
Pelican Ice forming.
Dry Lake #2(By Willow Lake) Ice forming.
Big Stone Lake Ice forming.
Poinsett Ice forming.
Lake Hendricks Ice forming.
Bitter Lake Ice forming.
Waubay Ice forming.
Reetz Ice forming.
Dry Lake #3 (By Florence) Ice forming.
Pickerel Lake Ice forming.
West Oakwood Ice forming.
Swan Lake Ice forming.
Lake Kampeska Ice forming.
Piyas Ice forming.
Blue Dog Ice forming.
Lake Cochrane Ice forming.
Casey’s Slough Ice forming.
Indian Springs Ice forming.
Lynn Lake Ice forming.
Dry Lake #1 (Clark/Garden City) Ice forming.
Traverse Ice forming.
Lake Albert Ice forming.
Lake Henry Ice forming.
Roy Lake Ice forming.
Buffalo Ice forming.

Southeast South Dakota

Lake Fishing Report
Madison Ice forming.
Vermillion Ice forming.
Lake Herman Ice forming.
Wall Lake Ice forming.
Lake Alvin Ice forming.
Diamond Ice forming.
Scott’s Slough Ice forming.
Island Ice forming.
81 Ponds Ice forming.
George WPA Ice forming.
Twin Lakes (by Montrose) Ice forming.
Thompson Ice forming.
Brandt Ice forming.
Whitewood Ice forming.
Spirit Lake (North of De Smet) Ice forming.
Henry WPA Ice forming.
Family Park (Western Sioux Falls) Ice forming.
Mitchell Ice forming.
Menno Ice forming.
Beaver Ice forming.
Sinai Ice forming.
Brush Ice forming.
Loss Ice forming.
East Oakwood Ice forming.

Northwest Iowa

Lake Fishing Report
Spirit Lake Ice forming.
Silver Lake Ice forming.
East Okoboji Ice forming.
West Okoboji Ice forming.
Lake Pahoja Ice forming.

Southwest Minnesota

Lake Fishing Report
Shetek Ice forming.
Sarah Ice forming.
Benton Ice forming.
East Twin Ice forming.
Round Ice forming.
Okabena Ice forming.

Missouri River

River Fishing Report
Mobridge Fair for walleyes.
Pierre A few walleyes.
Fort Thompson A few walleyes pulling plugs or spinners.
Chamberlain Walleyes fair to good.
Platte Walleyes slow to fair in deeper water.
Pickstown Walleyes slow to fair in trees and deeper water.
Yankton A few walleyes and crappie.

Other Rivers

River Fishing Report
James River Ice forming.
Big Sioux Ice forming.

 

December 21, 2016 - 8:31 am - Posted in Sports

Sheldon Orabs 1George Iowa — The Sheldon Orabs swept a Siouxland Conference basketball doubleheader at George Little Rock Tuesday night. Sheldon took the girls game 57-37 and followed that with a 70-39 win in the boys contest.

In the girls game a three by Mariah Leemkuil as time expired tied the score at 10-10 at the end of the first quarter. Sheldon led 29-19 at halftime and pushed that to a 39-28 lead after three quarters as the picked up the win 57-37. Sheldon had two players in double figures. Bryn Groff and Taylor Weber shared game high honors with 10 points each. The Mustangs were led by Emily Hansmann with a 9 point effort.

With the win Sheldon goes into the holiday break at 2-7 on the year and 1-6 in the conference. George Little Rock is 1-8 for the year and 1-6 in the conference as well.

In the boys game Sheldon hit 7 three point buckets in the first half as they rolled to a 41-22 lead at intermission. They would finish the night with nine. After  three quarters the lead was 50-33 with the Orabs getting the win 70-39.

Sheldon put four of the five starters in double figures led by Ryan Van Marel with 16. Tyler Merley led the 3-point barrage with 15 points all from beyond the arc. Jaden Kleinhesslink hit for 14 points with Kyle Boerhave hitting for 13. The Mustangs had two players in double figures led by Josh Haken with 15. Lucas Nagel was next with 13 points.

With the win Sheldon is off to a 7-1 start on the year and 5-1 in the conference. The Mustangs are now even at 4-4 on the season and 3-3 in the Siouxland. Sheldon is off until Tuesday January 3rd when they travel to Central Lyon. George Little Rock is off until the 3rd as well. The Mustangs resume the season at home against Okoboji.