All-Fall River County Basketball honors announced

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

FALL RIVER – As the three area schools get ready to conduct graduation ceremonies over the next few days, this past winter’s basketball season may seem like a distant memory. But along with graduation this time of year, it’s also a time to recognize students for their achievements over the past year, which is why the Fall River County Herald is taking this opportunity to announce its 2nd annual All-County Basketball honors.

This past basketball season was a...

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Mogul athletes have record-setting fall, winter seasons

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Former Edgemont A.D. Lane Ostenson was presented the 2018-19 Region 8 Athletic Director of the Year on behalf of the South Dakota High School Athletics Association. (photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald)

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EDGEMONT – The Edgemont High School and Middle School athletic departments hosted its annual Fall/Winter Sports Awards Night earlier this month, on Thursday, April 4, where a number of Special Awards were presented, as well as...

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Bison baseball team falls in close game with Winner/Colome

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In what turned out to be a quick four-pitch seventh inning for the Bison defense, Hot Springs junior pitcher Mason Van Bibber gets set to fire a pitch towards home plate as teammate Matt Wendland looks on from first base this past Sunday afternoon at Butler Park, versus Winner. (photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald)

 

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HOT SPRINGS – Despite playing one of their best games of the season this Sunday afternoon, the Hot Springs...

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Darrow presented Lifetime Achievement Award for 40 years of serving area youth

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald

George Darrow is surrounded by his wife Gay along with family members, from left: Kolton, Keaton, Kim, Gary, (Gay), Kaleb, (George), Jay, Katie and Grant.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

EDGEMONT – For the past 40 years, one name has been synonymous with the sport of wrestling in the town of Edgemont. And that’s George Darrow.

Last Thursday night, April 4, in a surprise public presentation secretly coordinated...

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Claybusters fired up for the season…

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According to team organizers, not only is trap shooting the fastest growing high school sport in South Dakota, but also locally as numbers continue to grow each year for the Hot Springs Claybusters team. The local Trap Club is comprised of students from Hot Springs, Edgemont, and Custer school districts.  Students from 7th – 12th grade are eligible to join the team. Team members include, back row, from left” Coach Derrick Sletto, Coach John Cope, Co-Captain Zane Cope, Coach Sam Simons...

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Going to State!

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Hot Springs senior Thane Lockhart dribbles the ball up the court in transition, flanked by teammates Alex Bilbruck (4) and Morgan Harkless (0) as the bleacher full of Bison fans dressed in neon cheer them on during last week’s SoDak...

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HOOPS HISTORY: Success of current Hot Springs boys’ basketball team harkens memories of Bison from the past

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Mickey Dennis was a standout on the 1997 Hot Springs Bison basketball team and would go on to play professionally for many years in Denmark. (Photo courtesy 1996 Bison Yearbook)

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