State Resource Conservation Speech Contest

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The Fall River Conservation District recently hosted its local competition for the State Resource Conservation Speech Contest. This local contest was open to all Fall River County students in 9th through 12th grade.
The theme for this year’s contest is “Why manage water for conservation?” Edgemont teacher Garland Wright encouraged her ninth grade speech students to enter the contest this year, and the results were well worth the effort.
Two of these students earned the top placings in the local...

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Winter Sports Awards

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By Aaron Eberle
On Tuesday, March 22, at 7 p.m., the annual winter sports awards was held at the high school
Lane Ostenson gave out awards for perfect attendance. Susan Ostenson gave out awards she had just received for volleyball. Jenna Ostenson and Maddie Peterson received honorable mention. Avery Van Eaton and Abbie Tidball received All Conference.
Dave Cortney gave out awards that he had just received for Football. Jared Refiro and Ryan Simons received honorable mention. Lathen Stevens, Dustin...

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Preschoolers Celebrate Dr. Suess Week

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By Amy Stokes
Preschoolers at Edgemont Children’s Center celebrated Dr. Suess’ birthday with special readings and crafts the week of Mar 1 through March 3.
The students painted Cat in the Hat’s and fishes for “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.” Special guest readers that week included Edgemont Herald-Tribune Editor, Aaron Eberly and Councilwoman Brenda Cullen.
On Tuesday, March 8, the class went to the Edgemont Public Library. Librarian, Ashley Cortney, read two Dr. Suess books.

Edgemont AAU Youth Wrestling Results

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By George Darrow
On Saturday, March 12, six Edgemont AAU wrestlers competed in the SDWCA AAU Regional Tournament in Rapid City. The Tots (6 and under), Bantam (7-8), Midgets (9-10), Novice (11-12) and Cadets (15-16) advanced the top three places to the state tournament.
The School Boy (13-14) advanced the top four places. The SDWCA AAU State tournament will be in Aberdeen on April 2 and April 3.
In the Bantam division, Landon Chance continued his unbeaten season by pinning Bryan Leggate (Cobbler...

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WeNot Me Hoop Shoot

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By Susan Ostenson
A group of fifth and sixth grade girls’ ballers played in the “We Not Me Hoop Shoot” (basketball tournament) in Gordon, NE, February 26 and 27. The girls had a great time Saturday when they played two games and all got to participate in a knock-out shooting contest. Sammy Andrie and Kaitlin Gerard also shot in a 3-point contest.
In the first game of pool play the young girls took on a tough team from Bennett County and lost 11-28. Kaitlin Gerard and Morgan Peterson put up 2...

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Grill has Tough Draws at State

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By Tim Huether
Edgemont’s Chance Grill, wrestling for Custer at the State B Wrestling Tournament, had a pair of tough draws at 106 pounds.
Chance lost a close 5-2 decision to Sam Kruger, the second place finisher in the state meet. In the...

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Boys Basketball Stats 2-25-16

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On Friday, February 19, the Moguls hosted the Rapid City Christian Comets at 4:30 p.m.
Quarter scores for the junior varsity are as follows:
First quarter, Moguls 8, Comets 11, second quarter, Moguls 16, Comets 20, third quarter, Moguls 22, Comets 37...

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Obituaries 2-25-16

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Ruth Alice Snedeker, age 93, of Hot Springs, SD, passed away, February 16, 2016, at the Fall River Hospital in Hot Springs, SD.
Ruth was born on July 21, 1922, to William J. Yeager and Arla O. (Lightwine) Yeager, in Niobrara County, WY.
Ruth is...

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Girls Basketball Stats 2-11-16

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On Friday, February 6, the Lady Moguls traveled to Oelrichs. They faced the Lady Tigers at 5 p.m.
Quarter scores for the Lady Moguls are as follows:
First quarter, Lady Moguls 2, Lady Tigers 13, second quarter, Lady Moguls 13, Lady Tigers 19, third...

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Athlete of the Week

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Last week’s Athlete of the Week reached a rare milestone in high school sports. Earlier this season Lathen Stevens earned his 1,000th career point. He doesn’t only lead the team in scoring. He also leads the team in rebounds, steals...

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