Sophomore quarterback Sam Podzimek threw four touchdown passes and ran for a score to lead the top-ranked Harding County Ranchers past Timber Lake 54-26 Friday in the Panthers’ homecoming game. The loss dropped Timber Lake to
2-3 on the season while the Ranchers improved to 4-0
The Timber Lake Panthers gave a strong showing at the Gettysburg Cross County Invitational on Saturday, with the girls team earning a fourth place finish. The Panthers ran in the Faulkton Invitational on Wednesday and will compete at the Hoven Invitational on Saturday
The Timber Lake volleyball team got some good court experience Saturday at the annual Mobridge tournament, as the Panthers squeezed in four matches in one day and finished in fourth place. Timber Lake earned a victory over McIntosh and
lost to Mobridge in pool play. The Panthers lost to Leola-Frederick in the semifinals and to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte in the third place match.
Several Timber Lake cross country runners returned to action Saturday as the Panthers took part in the Ipswich Invitational Meet. The Panthers have been limited in the number of participants thus far this season due to injuries.
The Timber Lake Panthers used a punishing ground game and stifling defense to cruise past Lemmon-McIntosh 44-18 in 9-man football action on September 5. Timber Lake, which improved to 1-1 on the season, will host unbeaten Potter County on Friday. The Battlers enter the contest 2-0 after downing Sully Buttes 38-20 last week
The Timber Lake Panthers lost their volleyball season opener to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on September 2, but rebounded two days later to sweep Bison and improve to 1-1 on the season. The Panthers host Herreid-Selby on Thursday, September 11, and will travel to Dupree next Thursday, September 18
Fifth-ranked Herreid-Selby converted four Timber Lake turnovers into touchdowns and that proved to be the difference in the final score as the Wolverines upended the Panthers 56-20 in the non-conference football opener for both teams on Friday.
The Timber Lake High School volleyball team opened the season on Tuesday night, hosting Cheyenne-Eagle Butte. Team members are FRONT (L-R): Kaytlin Lawrence, Jordan Bickel, Kenidee Keller, Salacia Jewett, Mackenzie Huber; BACK: Mary Aberle, Sydnee Mettler, Laura O’Leary, Jessi White, Kyra Holzer. The team is coached by Cassius Kocer assisted by Erica Schilder