State Golf Tournament fills course, community

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Golf course volunteers Brian Thies and Scott Haden, both of Hot Springs, get ready to send off a foursome of high school golfers from the No. 1 tee box during the first day of the State Class “A” Golf Championship on Monday, Oct. 5, at Southern Hills Golf Course. Included in this foursome is Hot Springs’ Jacob Harris, far left, who ended up finishing in a tie for 18th place overall in the field of 101...

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More than 100 participate in 9/11 climb

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Jeremy Bertoki, 47, of Hot Springs holds 105 rubber bands, one for each flight climbed, which is a new record for the event.

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HOT SPRINGS – Another meaningful and successful 9/11 Grand Stair Challenge was held in Hot Springs last Friday, Sept. 11, where, according to organizer Dusty Pence, a total of 103 people climbed a total of 1,249 flights of stairs as they memorialized the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Pence said participants came from nine different states...

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20th annual horseshoe tournament held at Angostura Recreation Area

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Pig Beach, accessible only by boat on the south end of Angostura, was abuzz this past weekend with people playing horseshoes and many others simply enjoying the water and sun.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

ANGOSTURA – What started as a gathering of friends on the weekends at Angostura Reservoir to play some horseshoes eventually turned into an annual competition at Pig Beach on the Fourth of July...

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Hot Springs, Edgemont schools announce start times for 2020 fall sports seasons

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HOT SPRINGS – Following the recent recommendation of the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) to move forward with the fall high school sports schedule as planned, new Hot Springs High School Activities Director Charles Hruby announced the following start times for Bison athletics.

• Cheer/Dance – Practice begins August 3; First Contest at Belle Fourche on Sept. 3 (Head Coach is Trina Simunek)

• Soccer – Practice begins August 3; First contest is August 14 at Hot...

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New rules for high school sports emphasize safety against coronavirus

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By Dana Hess

For the S.D. Newspaper Association

 

BROOKINGS — On Wednesday, July 22, the board of directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association approved a variety of rules for fall sports that deal with safety measures schools should take during the coronavirus pandemic.

The rule modifications were developed by a 30-member task force of educators and medical professionals. The complete set of rules can be found at the association’s home page on its website, ...

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