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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Gymnasts place 4th at State Class ‘A’ Championships

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Members of the 2020-21 Hot Springs Bison gymnastics team that placed fourth in state and also set a new school record team score of 135.75 earlier in the season includes, from left, Assistant Coach Heather Schroeder, manager Brock Schroeder, Jillian Simunek, Carlie DeBoer, Peyton Stewart, Aerial Bochmann, Jessi Schroeder, Jaylen Nachtigall, Kiera Allen, Jenna Ellis, manager Ella Bossert and Head Coach Dana...

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Simons caps high school career by signing with BHSU football program

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

Caleb Simons is joined by his parents, Sam and Chelsie, along with Moguls Head Football Coach Eric Swanson for the signing of his letter-of-intent to play football for Black Hills State University.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Last Thursday afternoon, on Feb. 11, family and friends gathered in the gymnasium at Edgemont School to celebrate the crowning achievement for any high school athlete – an...

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