Edgemont hosts junior high track meet

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – On Thursday, May 13, Edgemont School hosted a Junior High track meet on its newly constructed track at Cody Barker Memorial Field that was completed last year. The event attracted 315 athletes from 10 different schools on a day with weather that was tailor-made for a track meet.

 Taking in the action were a number of folks who were instrumental in making the new track a reality including Kerry Barker, Carl Shaw, Tom and Peggy Porter, and members...

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Oelrichs Tigers resuming sports with spring basketball and track seasons

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

OELRICHS – After a full year without sports at Oelrichs High School, the Tiger basketball teams laced up their shoes this past Saturday afternoon and hit the hardcourt with a game at Wakpala, located north of Mobridge. The boys and girls double-header kicked off a six-game schedule which will see Oelrichs rotating home/away contests with Wakpala, Cheyenne Eagle Butte and McLaughlin.

According to Oelrichs Activities Director Katie Bauder, the schedule is...

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Herald-Star announces its 2020-21 All-County Basketball Teams

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – For the fourth season in a row, the Fall River County Herald-Star is proud to announce our All-County basketball team.

The list began following the 2017-18 basketball season which coincided with the first-ever year of the combined Fall River County newspaper – then known as the Fall River County Herald – which was committed to covering the high school sports in Hot Springs, Edgemont and Oelichs.

Over the past four years, only one player has made...

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Edgemont senior proves records meant to be broken

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Courtesy photo

On Monday night, Feb. 15, Caleb Simons, left, became Edgemont School’s all-time scoring champion, surpassing Laura Sedlacek with his 1,551st point.  He is pictured here with Edgemont boys head coach Joe Martin.

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By Peyton Ostenson

EDGEMONT – On Monday, Feb. 15, Caleb Simons broke another Edgemont High School record during a game against Newell. The senior at Edgemont High School had previously taken the record for most free throws made in a...

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Rickenbach 3rd, Harkless 4th at State ‘B’ Wrestling

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Photos by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

TOP: Hot Springs senior Marcus Harkless controls Levi Wieman of Parker in the 220 lb. quarterfinals. BOTTOM: Hot Springs freshman Caleb Rickenbach works a switch while earning a reversal against senior Cody Rakow of Lead-Deadwood in the consolation semifinals of the 170 lbs weight class.

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Hot Springs places 14th in state as team

 

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

RAPID CITY – One Bison...

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