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Huffman’s marathon quest reaches 21st race

Mobridge runner Curtis Huffman checked another marathon off his list when he ran in the Publix Atlanta Marathon in Atlanta, Ga., on March 17. It was Huffman’s 21st marathon. He’s run in 20 states in his quest to run races in all 50 states. The St. Patrick’s Day marathon and half marathon had more than 16,000 runners combined. The full […]

George W. Turner was ‘The Farmer Wrestler’

Before there was Gorgeous George, Superstar Billy Graham, Hulk Hogan, Jesse “The Body” Ventura, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena, Mean Gene Okerlund or Reginald “The Crusher” Lisowski, there was Walworth County’s own George W. Turner, The Farmer Wrestler. According to the website Legacy of Wrestling: “George W. Turner was one of the most significant wrestlers […]

Christman wins Las Vegas derby championship

Jeff Christman of Pollock won the Saturday championship at the inaugural Casino Battle Royale Demolition Derby at Core Arena outside the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. “It was a long week,” said Christman, adding that he is busy getting back to his daily schedule, and “trying to get my neck back in one piece.” The derby had […]

Wellner earns All-American at MS nationals

Mobridge eighth-grader Cole Wellner earned All-American honors while wrestling for South Dakota Storm at the Lee Pamulak Middle School National Duals held at HyVee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday and Sunday. Wellner went 6-2, helping the Storm to finish in fourth place in the 18-team tournament. Wellner went 5-1 in his regular 189-pound division. When bumping up to […]

Pay Pay, Kraft earn second team All-State nods

After leading the Panthers to their second straight Class B State Tournament, Timber Lake seniors Brayden Pay Pay and Tucker Kraft have been named second team to the Class B Boys All-State Basketball team. With Pay Pay and Tucker helping lead the way, the Panthers went through a two-year run where they had a 39-9 record, while taking eighth in […]

Lauren Baumberger makes Class B All-State second team

Lauren Baumberger of McIntosh has been named second team to the Class B Girls All-State Basketball Team. The six-foot senior capped a strong high school career with some astounding numbers this year. She averaged 23.5 points, 11.8 rebounds, 5.2 blocked shots, 4.5 steals and 4.2 assists per game for the Tigers. “Lauren played every game like it was her last […]


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