The Timber Lake sixth grade boys traveling team presented their coach, Deb Ducheneaux, with a star quilt at the YMCA tournament in Aberdeen, where they won first place. The gift was a thank you for coaching them in football, basketball and softball for the past four years. http://etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/default.aspx
R.J. Andrzejewski, 13, has been named as a player for the 2016 Sturgis Little League All Star Team. He will be competing in tournaments in the upcoming weeks which include the chance to go to Indianapolis, IN and the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA. http://etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/
A big rodeo weekend saw area rodeo athletes compete and win money at events in Wall, Lemmon and Dupree July 9 and 10. At Dupree’s Pioneer Days rodeo, hometown cowboy Kody Woodward dominated the steer wrestling to win $708.88 with a 4.4.
Here are the ribbon placings from the Dewey County 4-H Horse Show: Madilyn Bieber: Beginner western showmanship, purple; beginner stock seat equitation, blue. Ethan Farlee: Junior western Showmanship; Blue Gavin Farlee: Beginner Western Showmanship; Blue Tessa Goldade: Junior Western Showmanship, Purple; Junior Stock Seat Equitaiton, Purple; Junior Reining, Blue; Junior Barrel Racing, Purple; Junior Pole Bending, Blue; Junior Break-Away Roping, N/A
Brushing up on skills and learning new information is how many athletes spend their summer as they go to camps for basketball, football, track, and cheerleading. Recently, Dupree High School helped increase the number of athletes being able to go to a football camp by holding one at the school.
Jada Maher of McIntosh School found success at the North Dakota High School Rodeo Association’s state finals rodeo June 9-12 at Bowman, as she qualified for the National Finals in goat tying and breakaway roping. Jada won the average in goat tying in the state finals and was second overall in the NoDak season results. She was 1st overall in the year-end standings in breakaway roping, and won the short go at Bowman. Jada is the daughter of Cody and Tracy Maher of McLaughlin and the granddaughter of Bruce and Hooley Maher of Timber Lake.