Local cowboys and cowgirls dominate at SDHSR

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By Taylor Risse

The South Dakota State High School Rodeo Finals was a huge success for six local cowboys and cowgirls. Tee Allen, Lyle Dillon, Lante Swallow, Carson Good, Mary Risse, and Karissa Rayhill all earned trips to Gillette, Wyo. July 13-22, for the National High School Finals Rodeo.

Karissa Rayhill had an outstanding weekend, qualifying for nationals in two events, goat tying and barrel…

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Tee Allen takes seventh in High Jump at State Track and Field Meet

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By Tim Huether

Several Bennett County athletes competed in the South Dakota State Class A Track and Field Meet last Friday in Tea and Saturday in Sioux Falls, with Tee Allen the lone Warrior placer with a seventh in the high jump, clearing 6’1.”

Garrett Hodson finished 17th in the 110 hurdles with a time of 19.14.

Rachel Ireland took 14th in the prelims of the 100 meter dash with a 13.24…

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Winter, Byrne, Nelson claim titles at Gordon-Rushville Wrestling Tourn.

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Bennett County finished third as a team, just one point out of second, in the Gordon-Rushville Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Gordon. The Warriors brought home three championships, Clarence Winter at 113, Tyler Byrne at 182 and James Nelson at 195.

Complete results are below:

1. Valentine 263.5

2. Gordon-Rushville 131.0

3. Bennett County 130.0

4. Ogallala 125.0

5. Chadron 123.5

6. Mullen 98.5

7.…

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2017 Triple Crown Rodeo Results

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White River 

Pole Bending

Karissa Rayhill, 2nd, 22.181

Steer Wrestling

Carson Good, 2nd, 8.65

Barrels

Karissa Rayhill, 1st/2nd, 18.309

Bull Riding

Lyle Dillon, 1st, 60

Winner

Pole Bending 

Karissa Rayhill, 1st, 22.306

Steer Wrestling 

Carson Good, 1st, 8.26

Goat Tying 

Karissa Rayhill, 1st, 7.92

Barrels 

Karissa Rayhill, 1st, 16.598

Bull Riding 

Lyle Dillon, 1st, 68

Winner…

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Will Risse named to All State Football Team

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Bennett County High School Senior Will Risse was named to the South Dakota Coaches Association Class 11B All State Honorable Mention Football Team.

“Will Risse is a physical football player who always wanted to make a big play or hit a ball carrier hard,” said Bennett County coach Tucker Risse. “Throughout the season, Will became a more disciplined player. He played defensive end, tackle, and nose…

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Girls basketball game postponed

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The Bennett County High School girls basketball game against Cheyenne-Eagle Butte scheduled for Tues. Dec. 27, has been postponed because CEB is unable to make it because of weather and roads. It has been rescheduled to Mon., Jan. 30 with JV starting at 5:00 and followed by Varsity.

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Bennett Co. School enrollment up slightly from last year

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By Tim Huether

According to Superintendent Stacy Halverson, the Bennett County School District enrollment is up by 10 students from last year following the annual count day with a total of 480 students enrolled in the district.

Halverson updated the board on buildings and grounds, the new shop building, business office windows and the tv channel for the school.

She said the tv channel was working…

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Warriors roll to 33-8 Homecoming win

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County wrapped up Homecoming week with a 33-8 pounding of the Little Wound Mustangs last Friday night in Martin in front of a large crowd.

The Warriors capitalized on Mustang miscues all night and scored the first points of the game on a defensive score. Little Wound went into a shotgun formation and the snapped ball sailed over the quarterback’s head and into the end zone,…

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