Boys basketball team finds road a bit rocky and rough

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By Tim Huether
The Bennett County Boys basketball team has found the road a bad place to be lately and the bad news is, they are in the middle of a nine straight road games stretch and it doesn’t get any easier.
After a 2-1 start to the season, the road trip against quality teams began on Dec. 15 in Lyman, where they lost to the Raiders. They lost on Dec. 27 to a good Todd County team, Jan. 4 to…

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Bennett County teams earn Academic Achievement Team Award

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Four Bennett County High School athletic teams have earned the South Dakota High School Activities Association Academic Achievement Team Award.
The Boys Golf Team, Football Cheerleaders, Football Team and Volleyball Team all earned the distinction for the Fall of 2012.
Initiated during the 1996-97 school year, the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award program is designed to recognize varsity…

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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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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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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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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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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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