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SD schools voting on changing illegal contact punishment  Daily Republic

The South Dakota High School Activities Association could be making a change to its football bylaws and Mitchell High School is onboard. At the May 13 school ...



Mitchell HIgh School releases first quarter Honor Roll  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School has announced the Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year. ROLL OF EXCELLENCE (4.0). Seniors: Alexis Allhiser ...



Mitchell high school student arrested in second rape case in six months  Rapid City Journal

A Mitchell High School student was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 30, and charged with fourth-degree rape for the second time in six months.



Mitchell school board meets at 5 pm today  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School teacher Julie Olson will be recognized by the Mitchell Board of Education for making the 2019-20 100Kin10 list of the national Teacher ...



MHS' Childs named state principal of the year  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School principal Joe Childs has been named state Principal of the Year for 2018-19 by the School Administrators of South Dakota. In October ...



South Dakota high school student arrested in second rape case...  Park Rapids Enterprise

MITCHELL, S.D. - A Mitchell High School student was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 30, and charged with fourth-degree rape for the second time in six months.



Howard Wood Dakota Relays: Five athletes to watch this weekend  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

You've got 10 events to watch at this weekend's Dakota Relays, now here are five athletes worth keeping an eye on. Sam Hankins, Manhattan High School (Kan ...



MHS student arrested in second rape case in six months  Daily Republic

A Mitchell High School student was arrested Wednesday and charged with fourth-degree rape for the second time in six months. According to court documents, ...



PAC hosts 2019 SDMEA Middle School All State Orchestra  Daily Republic

Strings attached and ready to entice the audience, Morgan Buenzow has been selected as the lone Mitchell student of the district to perform at the 2019 Middle ...



Show stopped: Format issues lead SD to abandon state show choir...  Daily Republic

It was three years and done for the South Dakota High School Activities Association state show choir competition. South Dakota started a state championship ...



Behind The Scenes Of KRNL TV In Mitchell  KELOLAND TV

MITCHELL, S.D. - Some students in KELOLAND are learning the ins and outs of communications and broadcast. Mitchell High School students are getting ...



Mitchell powerlifters claim Class A title  Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS—Eleven members of the Mitchell High School chapter of the Mitchell Powerlifting Club competed in the South Dakota High School state ...



Morgan steps away from Mitchell girls basketball  Daily Republic

Wes Morgan is changing benches next season, ending an 11-year stint as coach of the Mitchell High School girls basketball team. He concluded his run on the ...



Closing the generation gap  Daily Republic

In an age in which face-to-face communication comes at a premium, students at Mitchell High School are valuing a chance to learn about the past first-hand.



Mitchell's homecoming candidates are  Daily Republic

The 2018 Mitchell High School homecoming king candidates are, front row, from left; Mitch Schladweiler, Ethan Huber, Drew Kitchens, Carter Max and Tegan ...



Mitchell thrives in sprints at indoor ESD meet  Daily Republic

BROOKINGS—The Mitchell High School track and field team battled soreness and eight other schools at the Eastern South Dakota Conference meet on ...



Start of something new: Inaugural Mitchell Powerlifting Invitational...  Daily Republic

It took a little luck and a lot of teamwork, but the Mitchell Powerlifting Club was able to host its first ever competition on Saturday. Five-year head coach Andrew ...



Defense leads Mitchell girls past Huron  Daily Republic

HURON—The MItchell High School girls basketball team had given up fewer than 50 points just one time all season heading into Saturday's Eastern South ...



MHS boys golf's streak is snapped  Daily Republic

YANKTON -- The Mitchell High School golf team traveled to Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton for the Rob Marchand Memorial Cup on Tuesday. The competition ...



Kernel wrestling struggles to finish off Pierre  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School entered Friday night's dual meet against Pierre looking to stay unbeaten in Eastern South Dakota Conference dual meets. The Governors ...



Three Kernels place in top-5 all-around at state meet  Daily Republic

BROOKINGS—The Mitchell High School gymnastics season came to a strong close on individual competition day at the state meet Saturday, as three Kernels ...



Becoming sharpshooters: Kernel girls eye return to state  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls basketball team's goal this season is straightforward—return to the state tournament. Coming off a 7-14 season, with a SoDak 16 ...



Late 3 sends Kernel girls past Yankton  Daily Republic

YANKTON—The Mitchell High School girls basketball team made five 3-pointers on Thursday, but Jordyn Cranny provided the dagger with 14 seconds to play.



Kernel girls upset top-seeded Knights in Class AA opener  Daily Republic

RAPID CITY -- Mitchell met in front of its bench after the buzzer sounded, screaming and jumping in excitement. It was fitting. The Kernel girls made a statement ...



Mitchell school meal prices likely to stay in place  Daily Republic

The Mitchell School District is aiming to keep meal prices stable heading into the 2018-19 school year. School officials are recommending to leave the district's ...



Kernel girls shake off slow start in win over Waconia  Daily Republic

Coach Carl Pierson used a Munsen-ism. Following Mitchell High School's 59-50 win over Waconia (Minn.) Friday, Pierson referred to a comment from Gary ...



Knights bully Kernel boys in Hoop City Classic  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School boys basketball team's turnovers came back to haunt it on Friday at the Corn Palace. As the Kernels racked up 22 turnovers, they fell ...



End of an era: Nelson remains critical to Kernels despite in...  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School senior Kiel Nelson strode out to midfield of Lyle Hare Stadium on Thursday for the coin toss with the rest of football team's co-captains just ...



Middle school handles lightning, water issues  Daily Republic

It's been a difficult few days at Mitchell Middle School, Superintendent Joe Graves said at the Board of Education's meeting on Monday. The middle school ...



Closing in on return to the state tournament: Kernel girls host...  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls basketball team is a win away from sending its six seniors out with a trip to the state AA tournament. Thanks to winning seven of its ...



MHS girls press way to victory: Five Kernels score in double...  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls basketball team's full-court press caused Pierre problems all night, and it eventually paid off in the second half. The Kernels broke ...



Mitchell's Brewster named to Class AA all-state team  Daily Republic

A banner senior year for Mitchell High School's Chelsea Brewster continued with her announcement to the Class AA all-state volleyball team, as selected by the ...



Washington wipes out Kernels  Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS—Throughout the 2018 football season, the Mitchell High School football team has had trouble stopping big plays. On Friday night at Howard ...



Honoring excellence in education: Mitchell School District hands...  Daily Republic

Educators make the world a better place. That was the theme of a unique recognition banquet honoring teachers and classified staff of the Mitchell School ...



Howard Wood Dakota Relays: 10 must-see events in 2019  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

As you make your way to Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls for the 94th annual Dakota Relays on Friday, here are 10 events you absolutely have to see.



Kernels get rematch with Brookings: QB Nelson done for seaso...  Daily Republic

The South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff brackets have been set around the state and Mitchell High School knows its opponent for ...



New members named to Honored Women Educators of South Dakota  Daily Republic

Ralyna Schilling, Dr. Teri Morgan, and Tressa Wede, Mitchell; Darlene K. Binfet, Mobridge; and Donna Fischer, Yankton, were inducted into Honored Women ...



Back to broadcasting: Communication class revives MHS TV cha...  Daily Republic

KRNL TV is back on air. After going dark for over a decade, students of Jeff Sand's contemporary communications class at Mitchell High School are reviving the ...



Second quarter dooms Kernels  Daily Republic

After dropping two games last weekend, Mitchell High School boys basketball head coach Todd Neuendorf felt his team took a step back in its development.



Running away with it: Kernels bombard Harrisburg to sweep triangular...  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School wrestling team has been battered by injuries this season and it was looking to bounce back from its first Eastern South Dakota ...



Mitchell's Miller named to all-ESD team for second year in a...  Daily Republic

For the second season in a row, Mitchell High School forward Mackenzie Miller has been named to the all-Eastern South Dakota Conference girls basketball ...



Sabato: Wins are on the way for Neuendorf, Kernels  Daily Republic

When Todd Neuendorf was hired to be the Mitchell High School boys basketball coach, he had vivid memories of coming—as a player and coach—to a raucous ...



Slow start hampers Kernel boys in loss to Raiders  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School boys basketball coach Todd Neuendorf said his team wasn't ready to play Saturday at the Corn Palace, resulting in a slow start which ...



MHS gymnasts capture second place at state  Daily Republic

BROOKINGS -- Two Eastern South Dakota Conference foes went head-to-head once again on Friday for the Class AA state gymnastics title. In the state ...



CFB: DWU Reloads with 2019 Recruiting Class  KSFY

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to reload for the future, thanks to the recruiting class of 2019.



126 students help tell story of the 'Newsies'  Daily Republic

The historic musical featuring the paperboys who strike against the newspaper companies in an effort to protest a price hike will debut Thursday at the Mitchell ...



For the love of learning: Harmdierks plans to retire after 35...  Daily Republic

For Vicki Harmdierks, principal of Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School, teaching was never a job, it was a calling. But after 35 years in education, Harmdierks ...



Kernels fall to No. 2 Stevens  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School volleyball team couldn't slow down No. 2 Rapid City Stevens on Saturday. The Kernels fell to the powerhouse Raiders 25-17, 25-14 ...



Six-win stretch gives Mitchell another dual win  Daily Republic

ABERDEEN—The Mitchell High School wrestling team finished its December schedule on a high note, improving to 3-0 in dual meets by defeating Aberdeen ...



MHS gymnasts peaking for state: Kernels among favorites for AA...  Daily Republic

Don't look now, but the Mitchell High School gymnastics team is entering state on a high note. The Kernels are the defending state champions and coming off an ...



Miller, Selland's high school coaches beaming with pride  Daily Republic

Wes Morgan and Tim McCain have been enjoying the ride. But to say they're surprised watching their former players -- senior Macy Miller and sophomore Myah ...



Kernel boys struggle at the line in SoDak 16 loss to Patriot...  Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS -- Despite playing on the road at top-seeded Sioux Falls Lincoln on Saturday, the Mitchell High School boys basketball team didn't play scared.



Colliding with reality: Mitchell attempts to breed physicality...  Daily Republic

There is no secret that rule changes in football have altered how the sport is played and coached during the past few years. Increased concussion awareness ...



MHS girls soccer earns clean sheet against Huron  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls soccer team earned its fourth win of the season Thursday, taking down Huron 5-0 on senior night at Joe Quintal Field. "Playing ...



2018 school year to start on Aug. 22  Daily Republic

The parents of the Mitchell School District have spoken. Through parent surveys conducted at recent parent-teacher conferences, the 2018-19 calendar for the ...



Pushing to the pinnacle: Mitchell grapplers seek a return to...  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School hasn't had a shortage of individual success on the wrestling mat over the years. Team success has come at a premium for the Kernels, ...



Kernel boys draw on prior close call for SoDak 16 tilt against...  Daily Republic

When Mitchell High School travels to Sioux Falls Lincoln at 7 p.m. today in the Class AA boys basketball SoDak 16, it appears like a mismatch on paper. The No.



Committed Kernel: Mitchell's Brewster named Republic player of the year  Daily Republic

Chelsea Brewster is committed to her sport and her studies. The Mitchell High School volleyball senior capped her prep career by helping the Kernels take the ...



MHS study motivates students to fight against hunger in the school...  Daily Republic

After conducting an internal study at Mitchell High School, art teacher Marica Shannon has learned even more of the extent of hunger in Mitchell. Data of the ...



Kernel girls open state tournament against O'Gorman  Daily Republic

The two-year absence from the Class AA girls basketball state tournament is over for Mitchell High School. The No. 8 seed Kernel girls play top-seeded Sioux ...



Kernel tennis completes perfect opening week  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School boys tennis team remained perfect on the young season on Friday. The Kernels swept Eastern South Dakota Conference foe ...



School board to decide on transfer of MTI building ownership  Daily Republic

The Mitchell Board of Education will determine whether or not to authorize the transfer of the Mitchell Technical Institute Technology Center to state ownership at ...



Losing streak snapped: Kernel boys ride tough defense to first...  Daily Republic

SPEARFISH -- The Mitchell High School boys basketball team put together a complete performance against Spearfish on Saturday, earning its first win of the ...



Mitchell Area Development Corporation warning businesses of phone scam  KSFY

The Mitchell Area Development Corporation is warning businesses about a potential phone scam hitting the town.



Brookings slips by Mitchell boys in OT  Daily Republic

BROOKINGS—When the Mitchell High School boys basketball team took the floor at Brookings on Thursday, it wanted to erase the 28-point performance at ...



Fourth-quarter surge sends Tigers past Kernel girls  Daily Republic

RAPID CITY -- Jeniah Ugofsky proved star players step up in crunch time. Despite being contained all game, the University of South Dakota commit came up ...



Kernel volleyball rallies past Patriots  Daily Republic

It was a day of comebacks at the Mitchell High School gymnasium on Thursday. The No. 4 Kernels rallied from deficit after deficit to knock off a resilient Sioux ...



FDC ramps up for new year  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School show choir, Friend de Coup, kicks off its first show of the 2018-19 year with the annual Up With Show performance, starting today and ...



Kernels close out Aberdeen for Senior Night triumph  Daily Republic

A second-half Senior Night scoring explosion carried the Mitchell High School boys basketball team Friday. The Kernels shot 65 percent in the second half, ...



The Daily Republic's top sports stories of 2018  Daily Republic

A national championship helped make The Daily Republic's top sports story of 2018 an easy choice. The Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team ...



MHS softball brings youthful roster into 2018  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School softball team is experiencing a youth movement this season, as eight of its 15-member roster are freshmen. However, head coach Jim ...



Kernel girls tame No. 2 Harrisburg with defense  Daily Republic

Sometimes lightning strikes twice. Nearly a year after the Mitchell High School girls basketball team upset then No. 4-ranked Harrisburg, the Tigers returned to ...



Winter weather washes out Corn Palace Relays for second straight...  Daily Republic

The Corn Palace Relays had been a Mitchell High School track and field staple for 69 years, but the meet has been wiped from the schedule by Mother Nature ...



Threat against Mitchell High School a false alarm  Daily Republic

A threat against Mitchell High School on Monday turned out to be a false alarm, according to authorities. At approximately 9:40 a.m., the school district received a ...



Mitchell claims superior mark at state one-act festival  Daily Republic

ABERDEEN — The Mitchell High School one-act play cast and crew earned a superior rating on Saturday at the South Dakota High School Activities ...



Haring captures 1st in high jump at Pierre Legion Relays  Daily Republic

PIERRE—The Mitchell High School track and field team took advantage of some better weather on Thursday. Snowy and cold conditions put a damper on the ...



Class AA girls basketball SoDak 16 pairings  Daily Republic

The Class AA girls basketball pairings for the SoDak 16 were released on Monday, and Mitchell High School drew the No. 8 seed and a home contest against ...



Wrestling roundup: Govs dual victory highlights busy weekend  The Capital Journal

The Pierre T.F. Riggs Governors, Stanley County Buffaloes and Sully Buttes Chargers wrestling teams all took to the mat this past weekend. The Govs took on ...



The twin effect: Carson and Carter Max have forged different...  Daily Republic

Put Mitchell High School fraternal twins Carson and Carter Max side-by-side and it isn't hard to decipher their similarities and differences. Carter is three hours ...



Mitchell board OKs teacher salary package  Daily Republic

Mitchell's full-time public school teachers will receive an extra $1,000 next year if they ratify a salary plan approved Monday by the Mitchell Board of Education.



Four-set winner: MHS volleyball tops Brandon Valley  Daily Republic

It wasn't a perfect performance from the Mitchell High School volleyball team, but it got the job done on Tuesday. The Kernels (5-1, 2-0 ESD) took down Brandon ...



Kernel tennis suffers first loss of season  Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell High School tennis team's inexperience showed on Monday, with Sioux Falls O'Gorman handing the Kernels their first loss of the ...



MHS gymnasts place second at Aberdeen Central Invitational  Daily Republic

ABERDEEN—The Mitchell High School gymnastics team was edged by rival Watertown for the team title at the Aberdeen Central Invitational, but the Kernels are ...



MHS softball earns first win of season  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School softball team ended its losing streak on Monday as it split a doubleheader with Sioux Falls Washington. The Kernels won 4-3 in the first ...



Focused Kernel girls take down Spartans  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls basketball team arrived focused on Saturday at the Corn Palace. It showed, as the Kernels wreaked havoc on defense, made ...



Committed to service: Christensen wraps up talented career  Daily Republic

If there's one commonality when looking at the entirety of Dr. Martin Christensen's career, it's his ability to create change. In almost every instance, that change ...



South Dakota high schools to enforce pre-contest timeouts  KSFY

South Dakota high school officials will be enforcing new rules on how to administer athletic contests to improve safety.



MHS boys golf takes fourth in Pierre  Daily Republic

PIERRE—The Mitchell High School boys golf team was one of 13 schools competing in the Pierre Invitational at Hillsview Golf Course on Tuesday. The Kernels ...



Two Mitchell High School students place at world's largest science fair on renewable resources  KSFY

MITCHELL, S.D. - Two Mitchell High School students won a high honor at a science fair in Texas earlier this week. Madison Hetland and Hannah Hetland won ...



Turnovers cause Kernels to tumble against Cobblers  Daily Republic

After dropping its first game of the season last Saturday, Mitchell High School boys basketball coach Todd Neuendorf was disappointed at the last-second loss, ...



Free summer meals program set for Mitchell Public Schools  Daily Republic

Free summer meals will be offered to children 18 and under from May 30 through Aug. 3, at these Mitchell Public Schools: Longfellow Elementary, GBR ...



Offense carries Mitchell to four-win weekend  Daily Republic

RAPID CITY—The Mitchell High School baseball team's bats were hot over the weekend. Neither Douglas, Rapid City Stevens or Rapid City Central could slow ...



Kernels girls soccer drop game to Yankton  Daily Republic

YANKTON -- The Mitchell High School girls soccer team suffered its first loss of the season, falling 3-0 at Yankton on Thursday. Yankton took a 1-0 lead into ...



Pfeifer, Miller set to speak at Mitchell QB Club  Daily Republic

NCAA Division I basketball official Kelly Pfeifer and the Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball all-time leading scorer Alan Miller are the guest speakers ...



The power of art: Passion leads Mitchell native Jones' new l...  Daily Republic

B.J. Jones has devoted his life to creating art. But his passion to do so nearly ended, as the Mitchell native faced an obstacle that profoundly changed his life and ...



Down to the wire: Mitchell's bid to knock off No. 1 SF Lincoln...  Daily Republic

On Tuesday night, the Corn Palace was the site of a boys basketball tilt with two teams trending on opposite directions. Mitchell High School entered the night ...



186 MHS grads cheered  Daily Republic

Hundreds gathered in the Corn Palace on Sunday afternoon to honor Mitchell High School's graduating class. Cheered on by friends, family and air horns, the ...



Joe Quintal Field project slightly behind schedule  Daily Republic

Rolls of artificial turf are expected to arrive at Joe Quintal Field as soon as this week, as the $1.2 million renovation of the historic stadium's playing surface ...



Hoop City Classic: Team-by-team capsules  Daily Republic

Below is a list of teams participating in the ninth annual Hoop City Classic, which was renamed from the Mike Miller Classic this year. The event spans four days, ...



MHS gymnasts ready for another big season: Kernels among state-title...  Daily Republic

Expectations are high once again for the Mitchell High School gymnastics team. Last season, the Kernels captured their sixth Class AA state championship since ...



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