Zech Lambert

Sports Reporter

Zech Lambert is a sports reporter for the Mitchell Republic.

He joined the Mitchell Republic in July 2022 after graduating from Penn State University in May 2022 with a degree in broadcast journalism, a minor in sports studies and a sports journalism certificate.

He currently covers a wide range of sports including Dakota Wesleyan football, Mitchell High School girls basketball and other prep and collegiate sports throughout South Dakota. He also led the Inside the Missouri Valley content, a weekly look around the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

At Penn State, he was involved with the student newspaper, The Daily Collegian, where he spent time as the sports editor as well as a men's hockey reporter. He was involved in student radio, too. He covered Penn State football for student radio, as well as for the Philadelphia Inquirer as a freelancer.

Growing up in eastern Pennsylvania, Lambert gained a background in a variety of sports, including baseball, basketball and football.

Lambert currently lives in Mitchell with his dog, Owen, and enjoys disc golfing and playing basketball outside of work.

Readers can reach him at zlambert@mitchellrepublic.com. Follow him on Twitter @Zech_Lambert.

The Bon Homme senior is hitting .700 with five home runs through seven games and recently had a four-homer contest against Centerville.
The private club on the northwest edge of the city will open in 2025. Managing partner Dan Amundson says it will rival any course in the area.
“It’s pretty cool seeing big leaguers and former MVPs swing your training bats," says RezBats owner Ben Reznicek an O'Gorman High School grad and former college player.
"We went into that locker room and we said, ‘Remember this feeling so you can never feel this way again,’” senior Brooklyn Harpe said.
The fourth-seeded Cavaliers took a nine-point lead at half but outscored the Kernels 17-6 in the third quarter.
The Mitchell High School girls basketball team pulled off the upset of the Class AA postseason on Friday night
The Jackrabbits took down the Bison 45-21. SDSU finished its season 14-1 and claimed its first Division I national championship in program history.
Holy Cross has the sixth-best rushing offense in the country, while SDSU boasts the best run defense in the nation
The Jackrabbits' game on Dec. 3 will be their first in 21 days
A look at potential opponents for the Jackrabbits, as well as a glimpse around the rest of the conference.