Sports

Panther boys second at Battler XC Invitational

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Led by the first place individual finish of junior Ian Beyer, the Timber Lake Panthers claimed second in the team standings at the Battler Cross Country Invitational in Gettysburg on Saturday. Potter County won the boys title, followed by Timber Lake, Ipswich, Faulkton and Highmore.

GAME PREVIEW

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It’s no understatement to observe that this Friday’s 9-man football contest between Timber Lake (3-1) and Lemmon-McIntosh (4-0) is a big game. The stakes are high for the Panthers, for whom a second straight loss could endanger their hopes of a 4th straight trip to the playoffs.

Panther gridders lose OT thriller to Herreid-Selby

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The Timber Lake Panthers prepared all last week to meet Potter County in a Region 4 football matchup last Friday. But on the day of the game, Potter County cancelled the contest after a student tested positive for COVID-19 and the school district had begun contact tracing. With the help of the South Dakota High School Activities Association, unbeaten Timber Lake was able to find a new game against the 3-1 Herreid-Selby Wolverines, who had a bye week.

Thompson, Cowboys rout Longhorns

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Lemmon-McIntosh quarterback Cody Thompson threw six touchdowns Friday to lead the No. 2-ranked Cowboys past the Faith Longhorns in a 52-0 blowout.

Scoreboard

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FOOTBALL Herreid-Selby 34 Timber Lake 32 OT Dupree 42 Newell 28 Lemmon-McIntosh 52 Faith 0 Harding Co. 48 Hill City 0 Jones Co.

Standing in solidarity for Mobridge...

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Members of the Timber Lake and Dupree volleyball teams paid their respects to the community of Mobridge and the family of Emily Holzer, 16, a Mobridge-Pollock student who died in an automobile wreck Sept. 15.

Cheyenne River will have hunting seasons

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Upland game bird hunting seasons on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation will be open to both residents and non-residents this fall, but big game seasons will carry some limitations, according to the CRST Game, Fish & Parks Department.

TL’s Beyer 3rd at Ipswich

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With team members Caleb Bieber and Chase Marshall out of action due to injuries, junior Ian Beyer stepped up for the Timber Lake Panthers on Saturday, turning in his best performance of the season to finish third in the varsity boys race at the Ipswich Cross Country Invitational.