BC Wrestlers place 5 in day 2

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BC Wrestlers place 5 in day 2

 

Pictured: Sam Ireland on his way to a pin in round 1 of the Class B State Wrestling Tournament

The Bennett County High School Wrestling team had a good day Friday, Feb. 27, with five of the seven wrestlers qualifying for the State B Wrestling Tournament, making it to day two, guaranteeing them at least eighth place.

Tagg Petrak fought his way back to a medal by winning his second…

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Halverson named Bennett County School Superintendent

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Current Bennett County High School Principal Stacy Halverson has been named the new Bennett County School District Superintendent, replacing the retiring Wayne Semmler.

The school board interviewed five candidates last week and offered the job to Halverson on Friday, and she accepted the terms offered. 

Halverson has been a principal at Bennett County for six years, the first four at the…

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Bennett County JAG wins LOGO Contest

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Bennett County JAG wins LOGO Contest

By Jonni Joyce

Bennett County High School’s JAG class recently attended the State Leadership Conference held in Rapid City and won the statewide competition for designing the official logo for JAG-SD. 

Students also had an opportunity to attend break out sessions in leadership, youth engagement, team building, and communication skills.  

According to…

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Warriors pick up emotional win for coach Joe Waln

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By Tim Huether

The Bennett County Boys Basketball team has been battling all season long to pick up their first win and last Friday in Martin, they delivered for Coach Joe Waln, defeating Jones County 64-56 on Parent’s Night and the last home game of the year.

The Warriors trailed just once, at 5-4, then never looked back as they would not give up the lead.

“This win means a lot to us,” said coach…

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Boys bb team loses to Tigers 61-44

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By Tim Huether

In what has been a very tough season for the Bennett County boys basketball team, give them credit for one thing, never giving up and laying down. On Friday night, they trailed New Underwood by 23 points late in the third quarter, but kept hustling hard play after play and  trailed by 17 heading to the final quarter. 

The Warriors scored first on a jumper by Gassem…

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Bennett County Wrestlers have outstanding day on the mats

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7 qualify for state meet

By Tim Huether

Bennett County took to the mats for the Region 4B Wrestling Tournament Saturday, Feb. 21, and the Warriors grapplers put on a great performance for the local fans, qualifying seven wrestlers for the State B Meet in Rapid City next weekend.

Bennett County may have surprised some by being in contention for the team title all day long, leading the tournament…

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Bennett Co Girls BB results

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County held off Rapid City Christian in girls high school basketball action for a nip and tuck 46-44 win in Martin Feb. 10, on Parent’s Night. 

The host Warriors led all of the first half going on top 2-0 on a reverse layup by Mary Standing Soldier. A steal and layup by Maizie Bettelyoun made it 6-1 and the Comets called a timeout. 

Bennett County led 8-4 at the…

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