Posted from 04/20/05:

Grant Aschinger, a senior from the Morningside College baseball team, is the Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference pitcher of the week.

The Lake View, Iowa, native went 2-0 with a 2.57 ERA last week for the Mustangs. He didn't walk a batter in 14 innings and yielded four runs, one earned.

Aschinger has a 5-0 record for the Mustangs.

Schoepf to play women's basketball at Wayne State

WAYNE, Neb. - Wayne State women's basketball coach Ryun Williams has announced that former South Sioux City High School standout Andrea Schoepf is transferring from Nebraska-Omaha to play basketball for the Wildcats.

Schoepf will have two years of eligibility left with the Wildcats. The 5-8 guard appeared in 27 of Nebraska-Omaha's 28 games, averaging 4.0 points and 1.1 rebounds. During her freshman season, she averaged 6.1 points and 2.1 rebounds.

During her senior year at South Sioux City, Schoepf averaged 13.8 points, four rebounds, three steals and three assists to earn Class B all-state honors.

Gymnasts compete at Region IV Championships

Siouxland Gymnastics Academy members Kara Kistner, Amanda Lauer and Jennifer Lauer competed at the U.S.A. Gymnastics Region IV Championships held in Milwaukee, Wis., Sunday.

Kistner. competing in the 14 and older division, placed 10th in both the balance beam (9.25) and the floor exercise (9.25).

Competing in the 12-year-old division, Amanda Lauer finished seventh on the beam (9.275) while her twin sister Jennifer was 11th (9.1).

Jennifer Lauer also tied for third on the uneven bars (9.5). She placed 12th in the floor (9.225) and 10th in the all-around (36.575).

Participants needed for Toughman competition

Sioux City area participants are needed for the Original Toughman Competition, which will be held April 29-30 at the Tyson Events Center.

Men and women are needed for the competition. Participants can register at www.toughmancontest.com or by calling 1-800-TUFGUYS.

Ticket prices are as low as $15 and are available at the Tyson Event Center box office and online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Dakota Valley golfers second at own golf meet

DAKOTA DUNES -- Boys and girls golf teams from Hinton outscored Dakota Dunes for the championship during a triangular the Panthers hosted Tuesday at Two Rivers.

Hinton outscored Dakota Valley 167-172 in the boys meet. Westwood finished third with a 209.

David Young of Hinton won medalist honors with a 38, one stroke better than Dakota Valley sophomore Nate Barbee. The Panthers also got counting scores from Chaz Berglin (43), Josh Oakley (43) and Justen Straight (45).

Hayley Milton of Hinton won medalist honors with a 42 for a team that outscored Dakota Valley 186-220, while Westwood was third (257).

Jen Tague led Dakota Valley with a 52. The Panthers also got counting scores from Karlee Holbrook (53), Nicole Funck (57) and Katie Holbrook (58).

South Sioux City girls get first tennis win

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- South Sioux City blanked Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 9-0 here Tuesday, picking up its first girls tennis victory of the season.

Megan Obermeier won the No. 1 singles match, 8-5 over Barb Lambirth. Obermeier then teamed with Lacee Murtaugh for a 9-8 (7-2) triumph at No. 1 singles.

South Sioux City is 1-2 for the season and Thomas Jefferson 1-3.

North girls coast to 8-1 tennis win over West

North downed West 8-1 in a girls tennis dual Tuesday at North High.

North's Samantha Meis remained unbeaten with a 10-2 win over Jessica Horsley at No. 6 singles. Amanda Goff picked up West's only victory, 10-3 over Britni McCuddin in the No. 1 doubles match. McCuddin and Kelsey Paulsen won the No. 1 doubles match 10-3 over Goff and Shoua Vue.


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