Lady Warriors upend Hay Springs Lady Hawks

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The Bennett County Lady Warriors picked up their first win of the season with a 48-40 win over Hay Springs Jan. 2 in Martin, led by Lexi Bair’s 17 points and Rachel Ireland’s 9.

The Lady Warriors  had to mount a rally to take the win, trailing 16-4 after one quarter and 25-13 at the half. After a good 19 point third quarter, they closed the gap to one at 33-32 in favor of the Lady Hawks. The…

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Boys pick up first win dropping Wall 60-51

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By Tim Huether

The Bennett County boys high school basketball team picked up their first win of the season with a 60-51 victory over Wall Saturday in Martin.

No stats were available by press time for that game.

On Friday night, the Warriors hosted Winner and looked good early, leading most of the first quarter, then settling for a tie at eight heading to the second quarter.

A three pointer by Tate…

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Lady Warriors fall to Lady Falcons in season opener

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By Tim Huether

It was a tough way to start the season for the Bennett County Lady Warriors, against one of the top five girls basketball teams in the state, Todd County, and the Lady Falcons showed off their talent in a 78-29 win in Martin Saturday.

Todd County’s All-State player Caelyn Valandra-Prue put up 32 points in limited play for the Lady Falcons and showed why she is one of the premier…

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Tyler Byrne pins down 195 title at Mid Dakota Monster Wrestling Tourney

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Bennett County placed fifth  out of 25 teams at the powerful Mid-Dakota Monster Wrestling Tournament in Presho Jan. 5-6. Tyler Byrne had an outstanding day on the mats, claiming the 195 pound title in good fashion, pinning Tyler Resick of Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes in 4:36 in the finals.

Several Warrior wrestlers placed and Senior Dean Laverack placed sixth at 160 and was awarded the…

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Tyler Byrne takes 195 lb. Wrestling Title at Gordon Rushville Invite

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Tyler Byrne wrestled his way to the 195 pound title at the Gordon-Rushville Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Gordon. Bennett County finished fourth as a team.

1. Valentine 235.5

2. Chadron 176.0

3. Ogallala 169.0

4. Bennett County 121.0

5. Gordon-Rushville 111.0

6. Mitchell, NE 109.5

7. Bayard 106.0

8. Mullen 103.5

9. Perkins County 69.0

10. Pine Ridge 53.0

11. Hay Springs 37.0

12.…

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Bertram delivers impactful message to school, community

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By Tim Huether

On Dec. 7, one of the top basketball minds and speakers made an appearance at Bennett County schools to bring his message to students, coaches, parents and community members. Part of that message was that he wanted to see Bennett County become significant again and that after coming here last summer and having Bennett County kids attend one of his camps, they have grown on…

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Warriors wrap up season with 50-0 win, playoffs likely

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By Tim Huether

Last week I said the Warriors playoff streak of 15 years looked like it was going to end but I am glad I am going to be wrong. If the teams that should win do, the Warriors will be in the playoffs and should be traveling to the far north to face Groton on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Bennett County hosted St. Francis Indian School last Friday, racing to a 50-0 lead before the half ended,…

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Warrior boys fall victim of hot shooting Falcons

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By Tim Huether

Todd County’s Aiden Bizarde started hot and didn’t cool down much as he torched the nets for 41 points against the Bennett County Warriors Saturday in Martin, leading the visiting Falcons to a 76-54 win. Bizarde made 9 three pointers on the night and Todd County made 16 as a team.

Bennett County played well and led most of the first half after trailing 5-2 early. The Warriors ran…

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Warriors suffer first loss at hands of the Bison

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County took on the Hot Springs Bison Friday night in Martin and the 11A visitors flexed their muscle on their way to a convincing 44-0 win.

Hot Springs scored 13 first quarter points on a pair of one yard runs by Kalub Wilson and a kick after by Matt Norton.

Morgan Harkless added a 3 yard run and after Norton’s kick the Bison were up 20-0

The Warriors played good defense,…

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