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.
The Timber Lake Panthers, reigning champions of District 15B, open this volleyball season in position to once again be a contender in the district as well as the Little Moreau Conference. Timber Lake swept through the 15B tournament last season to advance to the regional match, where the Harding County Ranchers won three closely scored sets to advance to the State B tournament.
The 2014 cross country season saw the Timber Lake girls pull off some impressive year-end meets with a small crew of varsity runners: third in Region 4B and 10th at the State B meet. This season will be about fostering younger runners, especially early on. Head Coach Donna Aberle said eight runners are out so far this season. Most of them are junior high, but some may run varsity by the end of the season, depending on how they progress.