Two Eureka sisters helped their swim teams set school records in the same race Wednesday on the opening day of the four-day Summit League Championships in Indianapolis.
University of South Dakota junior Elizabeth Hoffman led her team to second place in the 800 freestyle relay as the Coyotes set a school record in 7:37.20. South Dakota State senior Alexandra Hoffman led her team to third place in a new SDSU school record of 7:41.64. In addition, junior Elizabeth set a new 200 freestyle school record of 1:50.12 during the first leg of the event.
Both Hoffmans hold numerous school record and each has won more than 50 events during their careers.
Rozell tourney in Warner
The 10th annual Warren Rozell Memorial Junior High Boys' Basketball Tournament will be March 11-12 in Warner.
There is no entry fee. Normally only a tourney for eighth-grade teams, officials will include seventh-grade teams depending on the number of eighth-grade teams entered. Any Class A or B school teams are welcome, but no all-star travelling teams.
Details: Chuck Welke at 605-229-1467.
NSU fan bus to Mary
Northern State plans to take a fan bus to the Wolves regular season finale basketball games in Bismarck Feb. 26.
The Wolves women will play Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference foe Mary at 2 p.m. followed by the men's game at 4. The conference tournament will begin March 2.
The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the NSU Bookstore and return following the games. Cost is $45 per person, which includes transportation, a pre-game reception and a game ticket. Details/reservations: Jackie Witlock at the NSU Foundation Office at 605-626-3377.
Madison honors NSU grad
A 1957 Northern State graduate will be honored for his contributions to athletics in Madison tonight.
Bob Oas was a teacher, administrator and the faculty athletic representative at Dakota State University from 1969 to 1994. The Woonsocket native will be honored with the Terry Ryan Distinguished Service Award at halftime of the 7:30 p.m. Dakota State-Valley City men's basketball game at the DSU Fieldhouse.
Like the award's namesake, Oas also was a long-time scorekeeper for the Trojans. Oas lives in Madison with wife Virginia.
Casino banquet Saturday
The rescheduled Casino Speedway banquet will be Saturday at Lunkers Restaurant in Watertown.
A 5:30 p.m. social will be followed by dinner at 6 and awards at 8. The 2010 track champions were Kent Arment of Aberdeen in Modified and Late Model, Jason Grabow of Milbank in Street Stock and Marlin Snell of Milbank in Casino Cruisers. Arment has won five track championships in Late Model at the track and nine in Modified.