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Centerville track off and running

Emery Shubeck, 8th grader, is the new 300m Hurdle school record holder, with a time of 49.44. Previous record was held by Bailey Hansen with a time of 49. 89. Congratulations Emery! (photo/Tricia Eide) Tricia Eide | Centerville Sports The Centerville track team added...

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Campbell and Graves dominate hurdles in Vermillion

Andrew Madsen easily clears the bar in the high jump. Madsen would come in 5th with his top height of 5’ 10”. (photo/Faydra Christensen) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports The boys and girls Cougar Track Teams traveled to the USD campus in Vermillion to compete...

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Bearcats named to all conference basketball team

Alan Astleford | Writer The Freeman Academy/Marion Bearcats had two girls and two boys selected to the all conference basketball teams. Freshman Karly Luke and Sophomore Estelle Waltner were on the women’s team. On the men’s team, two Sophomores Jackson Donlan and...

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Parker golfers compete in Mitchell

Shane Merrill | Sports The Parker golf team opened their season in Mitchell last week with the boys and girls golf teams competing. On the boys side, Ray Travnicek led the squad with an 88, just out of reach of a medal (84). Other Parker golfers included Landon Wieman...

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Parker baseball opens season 1-1

Shane Merrill | Sports The Parker Pheasant baseball team opened their season last week, taking down perennial power Scotland/Menno but falling to Vermillion just one night later.The Pheasants used a balanced attack to defeat the Trappers 4-3 in extra innings, with...

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Parker softball falls in inaugural opener

Shane Merrill | Sports The Parker softball team opened their first ever season last Thursday afternoon in front of a packed crowd of onlookers and supporters as the sport kicks off for the Pheasants. Parker is playing a junior varsity schedule and welcomed...

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Centerville track preview 2024

2024 centerville track and field team1st row (L-R): Joseph Minks, RyLee Sullivan, Riley Cole, Cole Edberg, MaKayla Heesch, Kiylee Westra, Issac Marohl, Travis Hybertson, Aiden Bobzin, Wyatt Brown, Braden Bjordal, Miles Eide. 2nd row(l-r) Kaleb Minks, Crager Wylie,...

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CHS Golf Preview from Head Coach Tate DeJong

2024 CHS Golf teamBack row (L-R) Cole Edberg, Corbin Tople, Nolan Fisher, Jase Brouwer. Front row (L-R) Denver Anderson, Cullen Pollard, Milanna Alakhverdov, Harper Fisher. Not pictured: Brooke Pingrey, Caleb Fisher, Kasen Strand, and Miles Stevens. Tornadoes Golf is...

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Parker golf shows steady numbers

2024 parker golf teamFront left to right: Nessa Erickson, Allannah Jibben, Jevin Erickson, Teegun Wentzel, Kaden Fosheim, Levi Rand; Back left to right: Lauren Patten, Landon Wieman, Keagan Kettwig, Ray Travnicek, Luke Travnicek, Caleb Wieman, Nick Chandler; Not...

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Parker track looking strong

Shane Merrill | Parker Sports The Parker track team, in particular the girls team, has been on a tear in recent years, medaling several in the state meet. Parker returns a solid mix of experience and newcomers and should see steady improvement on the boys side this...

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Parker softball enters inaugural season

2024 parker softball teamBack row: Emily Ebeling, Kyla Fosheim, Landri Dykstra, Lily Anderson, Rayah Jans, Saige Lessman, Shayla Voelt, Mara Mohr. Front: Nessa Erickson, Allahnah Jibben, Olivia Anderson, Tanaya Netsov, Sonora Meyers, Kenedi Smith. Not Pictured: Taylin...

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Parker HS Baseball returns core group

Shane Merrill | Parker Sports As the Parker HS club baseball team enters year three, they also return experience at the playing and coaching level. Longtime rec coaches Trent Kuchta and Mitch Schaeffer return to guide the Pheasants and they helped restart the HS...

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Parker trap team ready to roll

Shane Merrill | Parker Sports The Parker trap team will enter its third season this year and looks for another promising run with 18 participants on the roster.Parker will be led by seniors Levi Berens, Logan Buseman, Drake Groth and Zach Hofer as well as juniors...

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Large number of I-W students participating in track

The I-W Track Team includes 64 members this year, including 22 high school students, 27 junior high kids, and 15 sixth graders (photo/Riva Sharples). Riva Sharples | Writer This year’s track team at Irene-Wakonda includes 64 members, including 22 from the high school,...

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I-W Golf Team is young, but eager

Members of this year’s golf team at Irene-Wakonda include (left to right): Cordelle Hauger, Gavin Kirschenman, Lilly Huber, Hadley Nielsen, Adelyn Wiarda, Jefferey Mellem, Abbey Hauger, James Larsen, Ava Nelson, Asher Engel, Duncan Sharples-Schmidt and Coach Mike...

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Cougar softball hopes to continue success of last year

2024 Cougars Softball TeamFront- Adalynn Buol, Lexie Lindemann, Tatum Lyons, Charley Nelson, Brinlee Smith Back- Coach Mason Madsen, Zoey Christensen, Calli Barnes, Raegan Smith, Sierra Cordell, Maddie Feiock, and Coach Riley Johnson. (photo/ Faydra Christensen)...

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Cougar track sets sights on state podium

2024 Cougar Boys and Girls track team Runners and JumpersFront- Rose Wickham, Kayla Schoolmeester, Kaisley Knudsen, Piper Johnson, Brooklyn Hoesing, Grace Hjelm, Berkeley Skonhovd, Landrei Baker, Jazmin Menezes, Lexie Wetering, Ella Kessler, Laine Petersen, Ethan...

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Cougar golf team aims for success

2024 Cougar Golf TeamFront- Kayden Walton, Gabe LaCroix, Tatum Hauger, Isabella Walton, Brooklyn Kessler; Back- Coach Parker Christeson, Parker Christensen, Peyton Hansen, Brock Fredrickson, Bryson Morrison, Reiley Murray, Lyric O’Dell, Braydyn Morrison, and Coach...

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Centerville Track preview

Tornadoes senior, Kiylee Westra throw shot out during the indoor meet at DWU. (photo/Tricia Eide) Tricia Eide | Centerville Sports March outdoor track meets are usually iffy at best, but we were hopeful since March came in like a lion that it would follow suit and...

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