The Elk Point senior citizens card club will hold its next meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18 at The Pointe Golf & Event Center. The group meets the first and third Monday of each month.


Students of Elk Point-Jefferson from kindergarten to fourth grade were little Husky Cheerleaders and took to the football field, Oct. 8 to perform for the crowd.

Landon Geary and Carter Langle attended the State A golf meet Oct. 4-5 in Madison. Geary tied for 37th, shooting 92-91, 183. Langle tied for 48th 90-98, 188.

Viborg-Hurley came to town Tuesday, Oct. 5 and by the middle of the first game, it was clear the Cougars were outmatched. The Huskies won in 3 – 25-21, 25-14, 25-11.

On Thursday, Oct. 7, the EPJ Huskies cross country team ran in the Dak XII Conference meet. This year’s races took place in Dell Rapids at the beautiful Rocky Run Golf Course. The weather was sunny, breezy and warm, and the team was ready to go against Sioux Falls Christian, Dakota Valley, L…

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The EPJ football team should always take the opening kickoff, because, man, can they move the ball downfield on their first series.

The Elk Point-Jefferson band marched down Main Street in Vermillion as part of USD’s Dakota Days parade Oct. 2. The band has two more competitions this week – Friday, Oct. 8 at Menno and the annual March to the Meridian in Yankton Saturday, Oct. 9.

Last week, head football coach Jake Terry talked about how his team needed to stop a really good quarterback in their game this week. Sioux Valley’s Parker Puetz proved difficult to stop, but the Husky offense nearly kept pace with him, falling just a touchdown short in a 28-34 loss on the r…

The EPJ cross-country team went to Lennox to participate in the Lennox Invite Sept. 30. This large meet has some of the fastest runners, with this year’s meet showcasing a boys and girls favorite for the state championship.

Sioux Falls Christian proved why they are the #1 volleyball team in the state, as they beat EPJ in 3 games, 25-15, 25-11, 25-9 Sept. 30 in Sioux Falls.

“Fast start” might be an understatement for the way EPJ took off in their homecoming football game Sept. 24, as they defeated the Baltic Bulldogs 41-0.

The EPJ volleyball team got 3 wins last week, all on the road.

Landon Geary and Carter Langle peaked at the right time, golf-wise, as they led the Huskies at the DAK-12 Conference meet Sept. 21 at Madison, and again at the Region 2A qualifying event Sept. 27 at Beresford.

The Huskies hosted the annual Union County Quad meet Thursday, Sept. 23. The weather was warm and windy for the races with Beresford, Dakota Valley, Alcester-Hudson and Elk Point-Jefferson. Although the Watchdogs had won the prized “Canteen” the previous 8 years and were seeking a 9th straig…

On Monday, Sept. 20, the EPJ Huskies Cross Country team competed in the Alcester-Hudson XC invite. The teams included Alcester-Hudson, Elk Point-Jefferson, Dakota Valley, West Central, Akron-Westfield, West Sioux-Hawarden, Vermillion, Sioux Falls Lutheran, Beresford, Baltic, Parker, Canton a…

The Huskies hosted 2 DAK-12 opponents last week and swept them both, beating the Lennox Orioles 25-18, 31-29, 25-16 and the Tea Area Titans 25-20, 25-21, 25-17.

With 260 rushing yards and 107 in the air, the Husky offense proved itself on the road at Beresford Sept. 17, bringing home a 34-7 win.

Weather for the annual Husky Invite golf meet has run the gamut of cold storms to as hot as it can get.

On Sept. 15, the EPJ Huskies’ cross country team participated in the Flyer Invite in Freeman, SD. This is the first time EPJ has made the trip to Freeman for cross country, replacing an Iowa meet for 2021 and subsequent years.

Three Huskies put down 32 kills in a match at West Central Sept. 7 to lead the Huskies to a 4-game win.

The Huskies’ cross country team brought 26 individuals to the Canton Invite Tuesday, Sept. 7. Teams at this meet included Dakota Valley, EPJ, Vermillion, Tea Area, Parker and West Central. The course was long and slow with the long grass, hills and wind, making for some intense competition.

Elk Point-Jefferson piled on the points in the 1st half, but couldn’t keep up with McCook Central/Montrose in the 2nd, losing a home game 36-20 Sept. 10.

The EPJ offense took off right out of the gate and didn’t let up the entire 1st half, taking a 48-6 halftime lead to a 55-6 win Sept. 3 at Flandreau.

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies went to Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve to run the Dakota Valley Invite. An annual event, this year’s race included Dakota Valley, Alcester-Hudson, SC East, SC West, Lawton-Bronson, Centerville, Irene-Wakonda, Canton and Tea Area.

A short-handed Dell Rapids volleyball team came to town Tuesday, Aug. 31. They only suited up 9 varsity players for the match, and didn’t have a libero, but that didn’t stop them from winning the match – 29-27, 25-23, 18-25, 25-22.

On Friday, Aug. 27, 27 Husky runners competed against the largest field the entire team will face in 2021 at the Beresford Cross Country Invite. Unlike last year, all schools were together this year, making for a tight competition. The 6 Husky seniors of Madison Stark, Rosie Calamanco, Clair…

The Husky volleyball team fell behind in the first game of a home match against Sioux City West Aug. 26 and couldn’t get back into it. They lost the first game 20-25.

A four-hour bus ride didn’t slow down the Huskies when they travelled to Miller to take on the Miller/Highmore Harrold Rustlers Friday, Aug. 20.

The boys golf team shot some uncharacteristically high scores in their opening meet, Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Madison.

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.