The Timber Lake Panther cross country teams placed second in the varsity girls and third in the varsity boys standings at Lemmon on Monday, Aug. 28. Bobbi Smith placed fifth in the varsity girls standings with a time of 21:42. Lexy White placed 9th with 22:51 and Chyanne Ducheneaux took 16th with 26:14.
In a contest where both teams scored 24 points on four touchdowns each, the 9-man football game between Faith and Timber Lake came down to the extra point tries. The Faith Longhorns converted two of four extra point tries (for four total points) on their home field Friday night, while the visiting Timber Lake Panthers converted one of four tries for two extra points. That extra 2-point conversion provided Faith with the winning difference, as they took the game 28-26 to move to 3 wins and 2 losses on the season. The Panthers move to 1-3.
The Timber Lake 5th & 6th grade girls basketball team will play again on September 24 when they host the team from McLaughlin. Team members are FRONT (L-R): Raylin Red Fox, Cassie Harris, Adriana Johnson, Carlie Lawrence, Abigail Linderman; SECOND ROW: Cindy Hoyt, Natalie Gross, Charlotte Martindale, Kylie Dupris, Kendal Lemburg, Kenna Webb; THIRD ROW: Shay Kraft, Halle Kraft, Jamie Larvie, Tea Rousseau, Tocarra Shot With Arrow, Harlee Hulm, Michaela Hoyt; BACK: Hannah Bad Warrior, Cristyn Metcalf, Adrianna Winterberg, Tessa Goldade, Code Enright, Payton Booth, Samara Blacksmith, Coach Cody Lawrence.
The Timber Lake volleyball squad went 2-1 in the past week, defeating Standing Rock and Dupree before dropping a contest to state-ranked Sully Buttes on Monday, September 21. The loss evens the Lady Panthers record at 6-6 on the season. They took on McLaughlin on Tuesday as this issue of the newspaper was going to press.
Down 14-0 at halftime, the Timber Lake Panthers mounted a third quarter comeback to take the lead in their Homecoming football game versus the Bison Cardinals last Friday. The Panthers’ Homecoming triumph and second straight win was spoiled, however, when the Cardinals scored a fourth quarter touchdown to seal the victory 16-22.
The Timber Lake Lady Panthers went 2-2 in four games at the Mobridge Volleyball Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 12, improving their record to 4-5 on the season. The Lady Panthers collected wins over Edmunds Central and Lemmon and lost matches to Faith and Leola-Frederick. Timber Lake opened with a two-game win, downing Edmunds Central 25-11 and 25-18. Josie White had seven kills and three digs, Morgan Ducheneaux added five assists and three aces, and Loryn Schoelerman finished with three kills. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Lexy White was the only varsity runner competing for Timber Lake at the Ipswich Cross Country Invitational September 12 and made the most of the opportunity, earning a 12th place finish with a time of 22:38. With the distance change in girls cross country races from 4,000 meters to 5,000 meters, White has been fairly conservative in her pace thus far this season. Coach Donna Aberle said White has quickly grown more comfortable with the longer distance and plans to run more aggressively in upcoming events. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Trevor Brangham ran to a third place finish among middle school boys and Bobbi Smith claimed seventh among junior arsity girls to lead Timber Lake at the Roe Granger Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 5, at the Moccasin Creek Soccer Complex in Aberdeen. Brangham posted a time of 8:08 while Smith clocked in at 13:20.
Timber Lake showed off a high-powered running game in its football season opener on Friday, but a fourth quarter comeback attempt fell just short as the Panthers dropped a 24-22 decision to highly-touted Harding County, which advanced to the semifinals in the state 9-man playoffs last season. The Panthers fell behind the Ranchers early when Harding County put 16 points on the scoreboard in the first quarter. Clayton Koch scored both touchdowns, one on a one-yard dive and the other on a 60-yard pass from quarterback Sam Podzimer.
Timber Lake's junior varsity runners impressed at the Mobridge Pollock Cross Country Invitational in Mobridge on Saturday, August 29 turning in good times considering it was the first meet of the season.