In play with craig mattick

In Play with Craig Mattick: Randy Lewis

Jan 12, 2021

He's one of the most physically gifted wrestlers in South Dakota history. Randy Lewis, a native of Rapid City, was a three-time state champion at Stevens high school, a two-time NCAA champion at the University of Iowa, and an Olympic gold medalist at the 1984 Olympic Games for Team USA. He truly is 'the toughest kid on the block.'

In Play with Craig Mattick: A Dominating Trio

Dec 2, 2020

Northwestern, Sioux Falls Christian, and O'Gorman all won state volleyball championships in 2020. Between the three of them, they combined for only two losses on the year. Both Northwestern and Sioux Falls Christian only saw one defeat, and it was against the Lady Knights.

In Play with Craig Mattick: High School Mascots

Nov 18, 2020

Lions and Tigers, and Bears – oh my. Mascots have been part of school pride for a very long time, and in South Dakota – it’s no different. Jerry Miller, who wrote the book ‘South Dakota High School Mascots, Nicknames & Logos Past and Present’ joined the program to discuss some of the trends he’s seen with mascots in the Mt. Rushmore State over the years.

In Play with Craig Mattick: Jill Christensen

Nov 3, 2020

Jill Christensen is the all-time winningest high school coach in South Dakota history with 837 career wins. Throughout her 36-year career with Volleyball in Parker, she led the Pheasants to 14 state volleyball tournament appearances, which included a state championship in 1990.  Guests include Jill Christensen, Rylie Christensen, and Laurel Laubach. 

The Claremont Honkers to this day hold the longest football win streak in South Dakota history. Over a span of six seasons, this 6-man football team won a remarkable 61 straight games.

Marc Rasmussen, Marv Rasmussen, Lyle Cutler, and Roger Andrews all joined 'In Play with Craig Mattick' to discuss this remarkable run that was known throughout the nation.

In Play with Craig Mattick Preview

Sep 17, 2020

In The Moment … September 17, 2020 Show 904 Hour 2

SDPB is proud to announce the launch of a new South Dakota sports podcast that just released this September called 'In Play with Craig Mattick.'  You can find the podcast at Joining us is Craig to tell us more about the new program.


In Play with Craig Mattick: Covid and Fall Sports

Sep 8, 2020

It was unknown if South Dakota was going to have high school sports and activities this fall. While the landscape of the current format was set up through the South Dakota High School Activities Association, it's up to the individual schools to create their own protocols. Also, football amongst the native schools has been moved to the spring.