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.
Jordan Bickel of Trail City was named Senior Girls All-Around winner at the Dewey County 4-H Rodeo held Sunday, May 24, at the Timber Lake Rodeo Arena. The event was the first 4-H rodeo of the season and featured 134 contestants, with event winners qualifying for the State 4-H Rodeo.
Members of the Timber Lake Karate class recently tested and earned new belts. (L-R): Dustin Kraft (blue), Kenna Webb (purple), Gabe Keller (purple), Perry Keller (purple), Nate Schaffer (purple), AJ Lindskov (brown).
The Timber Lake boys and girls track teams each claimed sixth place at the Little Moreau Conference track meet in Lemmon on May 15. Lemmon won the girls team championship while Bison earned the boys team title. The Panther boys 4x800 meter relay team collected Timber Lake's only first place finish. Jacob Alley, Anthony Alley, Ethan Schaffer and Ethan Aberle took the gold medal with a time of 10:43.42.
The Lady Panthers took eighth place in the 1600 meter relay, putting up a time of 4:54.41.In boys action, Jacob Alley claimed sixth place in the 1600 meter run by finishing in 5:22.08 while the Panthers 3200 meter relay team ran to a third place finish with a time of 10 minutes even.
Sal Jewett ran to a pair of sixth place finishes to lead the Timber Lake girls track team while Jacob Alley posted a sixth place finish forthe Panther boys at the Eureka Lions Meet on Tuesday, May 5.Jewett claimed sixth place in both the 100 meter and 300 meter hurdles, posting times of 19:35.7 and 56:19.7, respectively.
The Boston Marathon has been a goal for many runners across the world. Earning a spot was a dream I have had since I began running 12 years ago. How do you earn a spot in the Boston Marathon, you might ask? Well, you have to run a specific time according to your age on a certified marathon course.