The Timber Lake Lady Panthers came away from a four-game stretch with two wins and two losses, moving their overall record to 7-5 at the mid-season point and heading into the Little Moreau Conference Tournament this week. The Lady Panthers collected big wins over Takini and Wakpala, but found themselves on the losing end in matchups with Sully Buttes and LMC rival Harding County. Timber Lake will face winless Tiospaye Topa in the first round of the LMC Tournament at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 23 in McIntosh.
The McIntosh Tigers held off a late surge by Timber Lake to claim a 46-42 win over the Panthers in Little Moreau Conference boys basketball action Tuesday, January 7. The victory lifts McIntosh to 5-2 overall on the season while Timber Lake drops to .500 on the season with a 4-4 overall mark.
The Timber Lake Lady Panthers earned their fifth consecutive win of the season last Thursday with a victory over Edmunds Central, but could not keep the streak alive, losing to a once-beaten Potter County team two days later.
The Timber Lake Lady Panthers last week extended a win streak that began in mid-December to four games, cruising past Newell on Friday before slipping past Philip in a defensive battle on Saturday in the Kadoka Classic. The victory over Philip was the fourth in a row for the Lady Panthers and improved their record to 4-2 overall on the season.
The Timber Lake Panthers kicked off the new year with a come-frombehind victory over Newell on Friday, January 3 but were unable to repeat that feat the next day, falling to a strong Philip team at the Kadoka Classic. The split moved Timber Lake to 3-4 overall on the season. The Panthers travel to Roscoe to take on District 3 foe Edmunds Central on Thursday, January 9, and head to Gettysburg for a 1:30 p.m. tip-off on Saturday, January 11.
Four returning letterwinners will lead the Timber Lake High School boys basketball team this year. L-R are Clay Lindskov, Nicholas Bad Warrior, Shaun Maher, and Tanner Kraft. Their first game will be at Lemmon on Friday, December 13.
The 2013 NRCA season wrapped Lacrosse team. up recently with the championship finals rodeo, where several local participants earned honors in events and year-end awards. Kailee Webb of Isabel was named All-Around Cowgirl for the season while Brooke Howell of Belle Fourche was chosen Rookie Cowgirl of the year. Eric Gewecke of Red Owl won All-Around Cowboy honors and Matt Peters was named Rookie Cowboy of the year.
The 2013 Little Moreau Conference junior high girls basketball tournament will be held at Timber Lake on Saturday, Dec. 14. Timber Lake will play Bison in a first round game set for 8 a.m. in the new gym. Other first round games are Faith vs. Tiospaye Topa at 8.m. in the old gym, Lemmon and Harding County at 9 a.m. in the old gym. Newell has a first round bye.