Webster standout Sarah Schiley will play volleyball for Mount Marty College this fall.
The 5-foot-7 Schiley is a setter and right-side hitter. She was the team captain during her senior year and also had the most set assists with 146. Schiley added 172 digs and 26 aces to her 2010 fall season statistics. She was recognized on the honor roll and was also awarded Student of the Month.
Sarah will give us some depth in the setting position, Mount Marty College coach Candice Climer said. She catches on quickly to new techniques and strategies.
Schiley is planning to major in psychology and received an Academic Achievement Award from Mount Marty. She is the daughter of Jeff and Debra Schiley of Webster.
Last home meet for Hardcastle
The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams hosted its final home meet of the year on Saturday.
It was also the last collegiate home meet for Mobridge graduate Bill Hardcastle. The senior thrower had season bests in the discus and shot put, finishing first and second in the two events. He won the discus with a throw of 173-9 and placed second in the shot put with a toss of 59-6 .
The discus mark is good for fourth in the Big Ten, while the shot put is third in the conference and 15th in the nation. The Boilermakers will compete in the Jesse Owens Track Classic at Ohio State on Saturday and Sunday.
From staff reports
Yankton graduate Colton Iverson continues to visit schools vying for his services.
The 6-foot-10 Iverson was granted a release from his scholarship at the University of Minnesota recently. Iverson went on a visit to Colorado State last week. The Rams are coached by former Northern State assistant and Doland native Tim Miles. Iverson also visited the University of California and Santa Clara. Iverson told the Yankton Press & Dakotan that Texas A&M is also in the mix.
If Iverson transfers to another Division I school, he will have to sit out a year. He would then play his senior year during the 2012-13 season.
From staff reports
· Sturgis standout Terrance Maier has signed a national letter of intent to wrestle for Southwest Minnesota State. Maier was a five-year letterwinner in wrestling while earning three letters in football and five letters as a bull rider at Sturgis.
· CollegeInsider.com named South Dakota State's Jordan Dykstra to its Mid-Major Freshman All-America team, one of 21 mid-major freshman to earn the honor. A Rock Valley, Iowa, native, Dykstra averaged 11.3 points per game for the Jackrabbits in his freshman season. The 6-foot-8 Dykstra led the team with 5.1 rebounds per game and with a .515 three-point field goal percentage.
· Top-seeded Augustana College ended third-seeded Winona State's 10-match winning streak on its way to winning the 2011 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's tennis tournament. The Vikings won the championship 5-0 after sweeping all three doubles matches before taking the No. 2 and No. 6 singles matches. Augustana now earns an automatic qualification to the 2011 NCAA Division II Women's Tennis Central Regional Tournament.
· Derek Schlieve will take over as head coach of the Mayville State football program. Schlieve was the defensive coordinator at Mayville over the past three seasons and served as the interim head coach this spring following the resignation of former coach Nathan Chin.
· Men's basketball player Drae Murray will transfer from Division I Sam Houston State to Augustana for the 2011-12 season. The 5-foot-8 point guard will have one season of eligibility remaining.
· Britton-Hecla graduate and Jamestown College thrower Robert Nelson placed second in shot put and third in the discus this past weekend at the Sioux City Relays. He threw the shot put 46-7 and the discus 145-9.
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