The Elk Point-Jefferson 16U softball team went undefeated at the USA Softball South Dakota Youth Fastpitch tournament June 9-11 in Sioux Falls. The team started off with a 15-2 blasting of Storm, but things tightened up after that. EPJ won 5-4 over Rapid City Crush, 1-0 over AfterShock and 4…
Over 27,000 student athletes from over 1,300 high school teams in 34 states began the clay target spring season this March. Over 2,500 of them made it to the national championship this July.
The South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) Academic Achievement Team Award program recognizes varsity athletic teams and fine arts groups for their academic excellence. SDHSAA believes that high school students learn in two distinct ways – inside the classroom and outside t…
Members of the Elk Point/Vermillion Trap Shoot team who participated in the state tournament June 12 and 13 include Eli Connors, Izzy Connors, Quinn Connors, Maddy Derochie, Braden Evans-Raber, Lucas Green, Lucas Hemmingstad, Patrick Kastning, Johnathan Kjose, Kasey Kneebone, Mason Marx, Bra…
Helped by 2 1st place finishes from Drake Peed and a 2nd from Tyler Goehring in the triple jump, the EPJ boys track and field team scored 35 points for 6th place at the State Class A meet May 28-29 in Spearfish.
The Husky golf team played at Dell Rapids in the Quarrier Invite Tuesday, May 4. They placed 5th as a team, shooting 433. Sioux Falls Christian won the meet going away at 368.
Drake Peed placed 3rd in both the discus and shot at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays April 30 and May 1 in Sioux Falls. He threw 162’9” in the discus and 53’11.75” in the shot. Both were open events for all classes.
The bats were hot for both teams, but not a lot of runs were scored when EPJ played at Vermillion April 22. The Huskies scored all their runs in the second inning, then held on for a 3-2 win.
The boys track and field team travelled to Mt. Vernon for the Greenway Relays Friday, April 23. The boys team brought home 2nd place, based on strong showings in the throws and jumps.
The boys track and field team had another strong showing at the Canton Invite April 13. Tyler Goehring won the 200, long jump and triple jump and Drake Peed won shot and discus. As a team, the boys placed 2nd behind Sioux Falls Christian.
The Husky golf team played Dakota Valley and Beresford Tuesday, April 20 at Two Rivers Golf Course before coming home to host the annual Husky Invite Thursday, April 22. The event starts at 9 a.m. at The Pointe Golf & Event Center.
Sophia Johnson, center front, signed her letter of intent to play golf at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City. Joining her were, front from left, brother, Hayes; mother, Marjo; Johnson; father, Erik; and brother, Nash; and back row, Briar Cliff assistant coach Erik Ingenluijff, Briar Cliff …
Five Husky youth wrestlers qualified for the SDWCA Wrestling Tournament this weekend in Rapid City. From left, Nash Johnson–Midgets 82 lb, Luke Swatek–Novice 93 lb, Brantley Peed-Midgets 104 lb, Caleb Heuertz–Schoolboy 130 lb and Jaice Lynch–Midgets 82 lb (not pictured) all placed at the Reg…
The girls basketball team was not deterred by a hot 2nd quarter from the Vermillion Tanagers, as they came back for a 46-42 win in the opening round of Region 4A play Feb. 23 in Vermillion.
A typical start for the Husky offense wasn’t nearly enough to keep up with a Tea Area barrage of points, as EPJ lost 57-86 Feb. 19 at Tea Area.
The Husky girls basketball team took on a daunting task – 18-0 Kingsley-Pierson, IA. The Panthers proved they were a team to contend with, winning 63-35.
Dan Peed, left, and Makayla Peed, right, watch their son, Drake, center, sign his letter of intent to play football at Wayne State College in Wayne, NE. In back, his brother, Brantley and sister, Grace, look on.
Tyler Goehring, center, is joined by his parents, Tammy Goehring, left, and Matt Goehring, right, as he signs his letter of intent to play baseball at Mounty Marty College in Yankton.
The EPJ boys basketball team started the game at Lennox Feb. 2 with a strong 1st quarter. Their press led to a number of Oriole turnovers and the teams were tied 8-8 going into the second quarter.