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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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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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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BC Warriors drop football season opener 30-14 to CEB

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County opened the 2016 football season on the road this year, dropping a 30-14 decision to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte last Friday.

The host Braves jumped to a 22-0 lead at the half and held off the Warriors for the win.

Warrior Senior Adam Hahn had a solid game with a team leading 10 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery on defense. Hahn also had a touchdown reception in…

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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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Fall sport practices beginning

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With the starting of school right around the corner, so is the start of our fall sports season. The first official practice for football, volleyball, and cross country are August 11, with the times set by each of the head coaches. It is very important that you have your physicals and all paper work filled out prior to that first practice, or you will not be able to participate until everything is…

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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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Chamber Golf Tournament draws good crowd, raises money for golf course

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By Tim Huether

The Martin Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a two person best ball golf tournament Saturday with 29 teams competing for prize money and multiple pin prizes. The event was put on as a fundraiser with the Bennett County Golf Association the benefactors of the Chambers event.

Overall winners were Larry Swalley and Beaver Richards, taking the Championship Flight. Scott Bair and Jon Gregg…

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