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.

Games continue with T-ball and coaches pitch at Elk Point City Park.

The South Dakota High School Baseball Association announced their 2021 Academic All-State Team Class B. It’s for senior players who have a GPA of 3.5 or above.

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…

Four Huskies competed at the State A golf meet June 7-8 at Spearfish Canyon.

The golf team competed at regions Thursday, May 27 at Hartford. Four Huskies qualified for the state meet with their scores. They were all in the top 20.

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 the DAK-12 Conference Meet May 24 at Two Rivers in Dakota Dunes.

The baseball team hosted Wagner Monday, May 24 in region play. EPJ mercy-ruled the Red Raiders in 5 innings, winning 12-2.

The cross country team hosted a track meet for elementary-age athletes Friday, May 14 at Husky field. Over 130 kids signed up to run and jump. 

The EPJ baseball team ended the regular season on a high note, beating Vermillion 5-2 in a home game May 10.

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.

Other than 1 inning, the Husky pitchers stymied the Dakota Valley baseball team. Still, it took extra innings before EPJ pulled off the win, 5-4, in 10 innings.

The Husky golf team played in the Dakota Valley Invite Thursday, April 27 at Two Rivers Golf Club.

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.

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The Husky golf team played Dakota Valley and Beresford Tuesday, April 20 at The Pointe Golf & Event Center in Elk Point.

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.

EPJ built a big lead and hung on for the win 8-6 over Beresford at home Thursday, April 6.

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.

The boys track and field team started the season with a win on their home field, at the Husky Invite April 6.

EPJ used 13 hits and a Bon Homme error to score 8 runs in a game at Tyndall April 5.

The Husky golf team opened its season with a 9-hole triangular at Beresford Friday, April 9. They tied for first with Sioux Falls Christian at 146.

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 boys basketball team took on the Tea Area Titans in the opening round of Region 4A play March 2. Their season ended there, with a 53-75 loss.

The win at Vermillion sent EPJ back to Tea Area to take on the Titans in the second round of Region 4A play Feb. 25.

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.

Putting the ball in the basket continued to be a struggle for the EPJ girls, as they lost 2 games shooting under 35 percent from the field.

The Husky wrestlers hosted Viborg-Hurley Feb. 9 and got a commanding 76-6.

The EPJ boys travelled into Iowa, looking for back-to-back wins for the first time this season. They got it, winning a 55-53 squeaker over Kingsley-Pierson.

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.