Warriors fall to Wildcats 40-12 in football season opener

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By Tim Huether

Bennett County and Custer opened the 2018 football season Friday night in Martin, facing off in perfect weather. The Warriors could not weather the Custer offensive though and fell 40-12.

Custer set the tone early with Dathon Elmore taking the opening kickoff 81 yards for a touchdown and an early 6-0 lead. The run for conversion failed.

After the teams exchanged punts, the Warriors…

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Golf travels to Philip

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By Coach Darin Indahl

Nice weather at last! On Monday, April 23, the Bennett County Golf team traveled to Philip, SD for a boys and girls Varsity golf meet. It was a great day to golf and the team enjoyed their time on the course. This coach is looking forward to more great weather in the future. 

An advantage of playing in a tournament is the players know what they need to work on after 18…

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Karissa Rayhill qualifies for CNFR

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Karissa Rayhill, a Martin local and freshman at Eastern Wyoming College, has done what she set out to do; qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo.

Over the past weekend, April 27 and 28, the Eastern Wyoming College team headed to the University of Wyoming in Laramie to compete.

In the first round of goat tying, Rayhill tied for 3rd and 4th with a 7.3.

In the short go she placed 3rd with a…

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Golf results

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By Coach Darin Indahl

It’s about time! The weather finally cooperated for the Bennett County golf team this last Thursday and Friday. The Pope and the Dalai Lama combined couldn’t have blessed us with a better day: no wind, high 70’s, and good competition. It is always nice to see the young golfers develop and finally get to golf in a tournament. Big shout out to Megan Begeman, Grace Jager, and…

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Junior high rodeo results from Rapid City

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The weekend of April 27 and 28, brought around the first weekend of junior high rodeo in Rapid City, S.D.

Friday, April 27

Boys Breakaway

1. Bodey, Waln 3.080

Boys Goat Tying

3. Good, Denton 12.2

Boys Chute Doggin

5. Sterkel, Peyton 13.510

Girls Goat Tying

2. Risse, Isabel 8.760

Girls Breakaway

1. Risse, Isabel 3.510

Ribbon Roping

2. Good, Denton 7.170

Saddle Bronc

4. Sterkel, Peyton 45.0

Team…

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Track results from Platte-Geddes Invitational

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On Saturday, April 28, the Bennett County track team traveled to Platte to compete.

Girl’s 100 M. Dash

8. Ireland, Rachel 13.55

Girl’s 200 M. Dash

4. Ireland, Rachel 27.56

Girl’s 400 M. Dash

3. Porch, Nicole 1:07.66

4. Ireland, Rachel 1:08.05

Girl’s 800 M. Run

11. Porch, Nicole 2:49.45

Girl’s Triple Jump

8. Ireland, Rachel 28-11.25

Girl’s Discus

16. Bakley, Erica 52-05

Girl’s Shot Put

17. Bakley,…

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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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