Wrestlers grapple well at two tournaments Third at 19 team Hot. Sp.

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The Bennett County High School wrestling team competed in two tournaments this past week. On Tuesday, we traveled to Pine Ridge for the West River Conference tourney. Teams competing (in order of finish): Todd Co. 210, Bennett Co. 187, Pine Ridge 120, Red Cloud 41, and Little Wound 22.

This was a tournament that we thought going in we had a chance to win. We did end up with seven champions out of…

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Lady Warriors claim overtime win in Lyman

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County snapped an early season losing streak at three by rallying in the fourth quarter to defeat Lyman Saturday in Presho, 28-27.

Both teams struggled offensively, resulting in the low scoring contest. Bennett County led 4-1 after one quarter and Lyman led 9-7 at the half.

Things were not looking good for Bennett County as they trailed 18-9 heading into the final quarter,…

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Bennett County Winter Sports schedule

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Date Tournament Site Time

Tues. Nov. 27 Red Cloud there 6:00 p.m.

Sat. Dec. 1 Stanley County there 9:00 a.m.

Sat. Dec. 8 Gordon/Rushville Gordon 8:00 a.m.

Tues. Dec. 11 West R. Conf. P. Ridge 4:00 p.m

Fri.-Sat., Dec. 14-15  Hot Springs there 12/10:00 a.m.

Fri.-Sat., Jan. 4-5   Lyman                     Presho 11/9:00 a.m.

Fri. Jan. 11 BC…

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Bennett County puts away Gordon-Rushville falls to St. Francis and Lyman

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County rebounded from a Tuesday pounding to put a hurt on Gordon-Rushville Friday, but lost to Lyman Saturday in a busy week of boys basketball action.

Dec. 11, the St. Francis boys basketball team shot out of the gates with a 15-0 first quarter lead, then put a 67-39 pounding on Bennett County in Martin.

The host Bennett County team trailed 17-0 before Wade Porch ended the…

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BCHS year end football stats

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By Tim Huether

The Bennett County Warriors football team ended the year with a 4-5 record after losing to Custer in the first round of the playoffs. The young and often outsized team was in every game but one this season. 

The team may have been undersized in weight and number of players, but pound for pound, outmanned every team but St. Thomas More. They battled well all season and ended it…

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Girls basketball season tips off

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County and Todd County squared off in Mission Tuesday evening for the girls basketball season opener for both squads and the home team Falcons escaped with a 55-43 win.

In a game that started out with more turnovers than points, Bennett County jumped to a 7-1 lead with Sophomore Autumn Kamerzell scoring the games first five points on a field goal and a three pointer. Megan…

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Lady Warriors save best for last, still fall to outstanding Thorpe team

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By Coach Cindy Knecht

District 14A Volleyball kicked off Tuesday, October 30, in Martin as the number two seed Warriors toppled the third seeded Little Wound Mustangs 25-16, 25-14, 25-8 in semi-final competition. 

Bennett County’s game plan was to be dominant but conserve energy for the championship. Last year, I think we overlooked Little Wound and ended up going five sets. We were pretty…

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Wrestlers third at Stanley Co

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By Coach Brent Ireland

The Warrior wrestling team opened up its season this past week with a meet against Red Cloud and Hill City on Tuesday and then followed that up on Saturday with a trip to Ft. Pierre and the Stanley County Invite. 

We have a very young team this year with nearly one third of our kids being first year wrestlers. However, with 22 kids in the room, we have a great…

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Warriors football season ends in round one

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By Tim Huether

The Bennett County High School football team ended their season Oct. 23 in round one of the playoffs with a hard fought 28-20 loss to Custer.

Custer advanced to face top rated Winner Oct. 30, in Winner in the second round of 11B football playoffs.

Custer put points on the board first with a 17 yard touchdown run by Kenneth Myers and the kick after made it 7-0 with 1:13 to play in…

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