Ron Winterberg of Timber Lake (CENTER) received the Hard Luck Award in memory of his grandfather, Jim Jakeway, at the demolition derby. The award was sponsored by Beaman Kraft (LEFT) and David (Shorty) Kraft (RIGHT).
Jada Maher, daughter of Cody and Tracy Maher of Cannonball, ND, a 10th grader at Flasher, ND, has earned a position on the North Dakota National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, WY, July 12-18 to compete at the 67th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the goat tying competition. Featuring more than 1,500 contestants from 42 states, five Canadian Provinces and Australia, the NHSFR is the world’s largest rodeo. In addition to competing for more than $200,000 in prizes, contestants will also be competing for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named an NHSFR National Champion. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
It’s time to schedule a trip to the Missouri River! More rain came through this past week and some areas had storms. The entire state is absolutely beautiful and green! We encourage you to get out and spend some relaxing time on the river!
The three remaining regional high school rodeos were held in Dupree,Sturgis and Ft. Pierre over the weekend with more local competitors qualifying for the South Dakota State High School Rodeo Finals to be held June 23-27 in Belle Fourche. To qualify for the state finals, competitors must score at least three points in an event. They may then carry over their top three scores or times to be added to their results in the finals to determine qualifying for the National High School Rodeo Finals To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Several athletes from Timber Lake, Dupree and McIntosh were among the competitors at the South Dakota State Class B Track Meet in Rapid City over the weekend, with McIntosh senior Kyle Mollman the only one to capture a medal. Mollman claimed a bronze medal for finishing third place overall in the high jump with a height of 6 feet. He also placed 23rd in the long jump with a distance of 17-11.75 and competed in the 400 meter run but did not qualify for the finals.
From high school football, to marathon running, to road racing on a cycle, sports and fitness have been an integral part of Carey Jung's life. In the spring of 2015, Carey, at the age of 57, was ranked the fittest person in Austin, TX. And after completing a qualifying race in Marble Falls, TX, he qualified for the Race Across America. The 1975 Timber Lake High School grad completed the 214 mile “ultra” (endurance) race in a little over 13 hours.
Timber Lake's girls 1600 meter sprint medley and boys 3200 meter relay teams will be competing at the State Track Meet this week after both captured gold medals at the Region 8B meet in Lemmon on May 21. The state meet will be held Friday and Saturday, May 29-30 in Rapid City.