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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Coronavirus requires changes in high school activities

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By Dana Hess

For the S.D. Newspaper Association

 

BROOKINGS — No handshakes.

No high fives.

No awards ceremonies.

In the age of coronavirus, those are just some of the recommendations for fall high school activities approved Wednesday, July 22, by the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s board of directors.

During a video conference meeting the board considered safety recommendations made by a 30-member task force of medical professionals and educators. Those...

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Hot Springs Bison Athletics Hall of Fame announces its 2020 Class

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HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs Bison Athletics Hall of Fame will induct three individuals and one team as part of their Class for 2020.

The new members will officially be recognized in the fall of 2021 during the annual homecoming weekend as this year’s banquet was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will be inducted with the 2021 class.

The three individuals for 2020 include Cheryl (Burg) Huddleston, 1971 graduate, as an athlete and coach; Kevin Couch, 1996, athlete; and Lisa...

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