Bennett Co Football season ends

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Bennett County fell to fourth rated St. Thomas More in the first round of Class 11B High School Football Tuesday evening in Rapid City. 

More came out and scored on their first play from scrimmage as quarterback Matthew Eastmo found Alek Keegan on a 47-yard touchdown pass. They would coast to the 52-8 win and advance to face Bon Homme in the second round.

Bennett County finished the season…

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Warriors face St. Thomas More in playoffs

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Updated! Game time 6:30 p.m.

By Tim Huether

After defeating Little Wound, 40-13 Thursday night in Martin, the Bennett County football team held down the number three spot in Region 4 of 11B South Dakota High School football. Bennett County will travel to Rapid City next Tuesday to face St. Thomas More at 6:30 p.m.

 

In the final regular season football game of the year, Bennett County came in…

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Warriors edge Crusaders 22-14 in football

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By Tim Huether

Red Cloud fielded one of their better football teams in recent memory, but Bennett County used a solid defensive effort to pull out a hard-fought 22-14 win. Senior Brady Hicks led the defense with 16 tackles, six of those solo, a quarterback sack and a fumble recovery.

Bennett County took the opening kick to the 41 of Red Cloud on a nice return by Tate Petrak. Red Cloud’s defense…

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Fred Cozad S.D. Hall of Famer

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Fred Cozad of Martin, was inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame Sept. 13 in Chamberlain. Fred, an attorney at law, was nominated by another attorney and former Martin resident, Patrick Goetzinger.

The following information was compiled by Goetzinger and helped the Hall of Fame committee in making their selection of Fred.

Fred Cozad returned home to Bennett County in 1949 with a sharp wit, a…

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BCHS Athletics Wall of Honor inducts five

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The Bennett County High School Athletics Wall of Honor held their fourth annual banquet Saturday, Sept. 20, with five new members joining the prestigious wall.

Entering the Wall of Honor this year were coach Bob Hopkins, community supporter Kim Claussen, athletes: Rod Johnson, Maggie O’Neill Thompson and Wayne Sterkel. 

Kevan Fralick was also named to the Wall of Honor, but because he was…

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