Sports

Canton pushes past Parker

Landon Wieman pulls up for two during a recent game (photo/Dave Fuller) By Shane Merrill | Sports Parker traveled to Canton last week with the season quickly winding down. The C-Hawks brought size and athleticism to the floor and the Pheasants could do little to slow...

read more

I-W girls basketball team wins another, boys fall

Jens Hansen is a flying Eagle as Noah Hansen stands guard (photo/John Fontes) Riva Sharples | Writer The Irene-Wakonda Eagles Girls Basketball Team improved its season record to 4-14 last Thursday, Feb. 8, with a win over Marty. The girls defeated Marty 57-35.Quinn...

read more

Johnson reaches 50 varsity wins

The VH/IW wrestling team and coaches pose with Jacob Johnson after he reached his 50 wins milestone. (Submitted photo) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports The Viborg-Hurley/Irene-Wakonda wrestling team traveled to Salem on Friday for the McCook Central-Montrose...

read more

Lady Cougars outlast MCM

Kendra Gilbert drives toward the basket. (photo/Faydra Christensen) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports The Lady Cougars showcased their determination this week, securing victories over Alcester-Hudson and McCook Central-Montrose, bringing their record to 8-9....

read more

Cougars take down the Pheasants

Nick Hanson threads the needle between Parker players Harley Davis and Landon Wieman. (photo/Faydra Christensen) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports Many people would call the Cougars a second half team. I’m not sure what is said in the locker room by Coach...

read more

Parker Farmer League headed to state

Parker Farmer League basketball teamMatt Rand, Kevin Ratsch, Nick Jongeling, Austin Unruh, Bo De Kramer. Front: Kelby Peters, Al Flyger, Will Kadlec, Kris Vanderkooy, Zack Anderson. (photo/submitted) By Shane Merrill | Sports The Parker farmer league men’s basketball...

read more

Schoellerman signs with USF

Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports Viborg-Hurley Senior, Chance Schoellerman will be attending the University of Sioux Falls in the fall and will be playing football for the COUGARS. Pictured are Chance with his parents, Rich Schoellerman and Katie and Chuck...

read more

Viborg-Hurley Cheer Camp

The Cougar varsity cheerleaders pose with the k-4 elementary girls who participated in the elementary cheer camp. (photo/Faydra Christensen) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports The Viborg-Hurley Elementary students were offered the opportunity to participate in...

read more

Girls win stunner at Hurley

Jenna Van Velzen is airborn as she goes for the shot (photo/John Fontes) Shane Merrill | Sports A good old fashioned high school basketball rivalry lived up to the hype last week in Hurley, as the Parker Pheasants were able to stun the Viborg-Hurley Lady Cougars in...

read more

Viborg-Hurley gets past Pheasants

(RIGHT) Ray Travnicek is this week's flying Pheasant as he goes up against the Viborg-Hurley Cougars (photo/Faydra Christensen) By Shane Merrill | Sports In the boys action last week, the Parker Pheasants faced off against neighboring rival Viborg-Hurley, and played a...

read more

ACDC runs over FAM in Marion

Liam Ortman dances around Gayville-Volin defense as he heads down the court (photo/John Fontes) Alan Astleford | Writer Freeman Academy/Marion fell to Andes Central/Dakota Christian Thunder in conference action Thursday February 8.The game was played on Marion’s home...

read more

Centerville girls keep marching on

Centerville Girls Basketball team is Great Plains Conference Champions!The Centerville girls defeated AC/DC 52-40 to claim the 2024 title. Pictured back row l-r Brady Childress, Head Coach Tucker Tornberg, Althea Gust, Keira Austin, Kiylee Westra, Makayla Heesch,...

read more

Centerville boys take over Irene-Wakonda

Covin Wattier drives past an Irene-Wakonda defender. (photo/Tricia eide) Tricia Eide | Centerville Sports The boys were next on the docket. I listened to the live stream that night and the commentators mentioned that Centerville Boys basketball hadn’t beaten...

read more

Congratulations Marion One Act participants

Elizabeth Piehl, Harley Crooks, Hadley Luke, Isabelle McConniel, Jackson Donlan, and Kallie Johnson perform at the SD State One Act Festival in Brandon. (RIGHT) Caden Tieszen, Finley McConniel, Morgan Tieszen, Avary Thomas and Emma McConniel perform at the SD State...

read more

Pheasants put scare on Dell Rapids

Lincoln Kippes looks to pass against two Hanson defenders (photo/Dave Fuller) By Shane Merrill | Sports In an exciting contest last Monday night, Parker took on Dell Rapids in prep boys basketball action and put a scare on the Quarriers, but ultimately fell 57-46....

read more

Chester stops Parker girls

Shayla Voelt drives against a defender during a recent game (photo by Shane Merrill) By Shane Merrill | Sports Fresh off their first win of the season, the Parker girls were back in action against Chester last week, a team they had upset a year prior. This time around...

read more

Wrestlers win BEC/LCC tourney

Buseman/Wieman pace Parker By Shane Merrill | Sports The Parker wrestling team came away with a first place finish last Saturday, winning the BEC/LCC tournament. Parker was led by two first place finishers, Logan Buseman at 144 and Levi Wieman staying undefeated at...

read more

Little Bearcats in the making

Donna Rumbaugh | Managing Editor The Marion gym was buzzing with activity when it filled to the brim with happy little cheer leaders in the making. Imagine the excitement of nearly 40 bubbly girls ready to be the next Bearcat cheerleader.The Little Bearcat...

read more

Pirates escape with a victory

The Lady Pirates opened the girls game and outscored the Bearcats 15-40. Sieta Wiersema [14], Kallie Johnson [5] and Alexa Gortmaker defend against the Lady Pirates. (photo/Al Astleford) Alan Astleford | Writer The FAM Bearcats experienced a wave of success in their...

read more