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Elise Hajek and Madison Buenger qualified for the girls golf state tournament at Bakker Crossing Championship Golf Course June 6-7.

May 31 proved to be a good day for the girls golf Husky team as the team took 5th place out of 9 teams and sent 2 to the state tournament.

The National Senior Games 2022 concluded May 17 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Catherine Petra earned a gold medal in the javelin throw and earned bronze medals in both the discus and the shot put. She also placed 4th in the hammer throw and 50 meter dash.

The Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies had a good showing of athletes at the State A track and field tournament May 26-28 in Sioux Falls.

In the first round of region play, the Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies went up against the Parkston Trojans. The Huskies started out strong, scoring 2 runs in the 1st inning. Parkston was right behind them, scoring a run of their own. After that, it was downhill for the Huskies as the Trojans pu…

The EPJ team didn’t have their best showing of the year at Bakker Crossing in Harrisburg, but some battled through some cold and wind to place in the Dakota 12 Conference event. Three Husky golfers tied at 98 for 19th place. They were Elise Hajek, Madison Buenger, and Bailey Berghult. Next a…

The Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies played three baseball games this week – Parkston and Centerville.

Elk Point-Jefferson athletes that made it into the top 24 performance lists for track and field advanced to the state meet.

The Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies had a great day on the course May 9, bringing home a 3rd place finish as a team. The Huskies attended the West Central Invite in Hartford, SD.

The EPJ Huskies decimated the Beresford/Alcester-Hudson Black Sox May 15 in Beresford. The Huskies were a driving force on offense totalling 27 at-bats, 11 hits and 13 base on balls in the 5 inning game. They only left 6 on base.

On Thursday, May 5, the EPJ track team made the short drive north to participate in the Beresford Lions Club Meet. Competitors included Vermillion, Canton, West Central, Brandon Valley, Tea Area, Alcester-Hudson and Beresford. It was a beautiful day – in any other year it would be referred t…

The Elk Point-Jefferson track team qualified athletes to the prestigious Howard Wood meet in Sioux Falls May 6 and 7. Athletes included Jackson Prouty (4x800m relay), Alex Scarmon (4x800m relay), Grayson Girard (4x800m relay), Joe Cross (4x800m relay, 3200m, 1600m), Jakob Scarmon (high jump)…

The EPJ Huskies outscored the Menno/Scotland Trappers 3-0 May 8.

The EPJ Huskies played two games at home over the weekend. The first game was against Vermillion April 29 and the second Bon Homme May 1. Both games didn’t have the outcome the Huskies were hoping for.

The Elk Point Jefferson Huskies competed in 2 meets the week of April 25. On April 26, the Huskies made the short trek to Dakota Valley, while on April 28 they travelled west to Yankton for the First Dakota Relays.

The EPJ Huskies travelled to the Two Rivers Golf Course for the Dakota Valley Invite April 26. The girls brought home 5th place out of 12 teams at the golf invite. They were only 45 strokes behind the 1st place team, Sioux Falls Christian.

The EPJ Huskies participated in the Flyer Invite Thursday, April 21, adding this meet to the calendar knowing that the spring season can be tricky in South Dakota. The timing worked out well when the Tuesday meet, scheduled to take place in Tea, was cancelled due to the inclement weather.

The Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies have had a slow start to their baseball season with some blow-outs and some incredibly close games.

Seven Elk Point-Jefferson wrestlers competed at the 2022 AAU State Wrestling Championships. Five of them earned spots on the podium.

The EPJ boys took on Vermillion in the opening round of Region 4A basketball March 3 at Vermillion. Their season ended with a 48-63 loss.

The EPJ boys hosted West Central Friday, Feb. 25 in the last game in the regular season.

The #6 ranked Husky girls used a stifling defense to stop the #3 Tea Area Titans in the opening round of Region 4A play Tuesday, Feb. 22.

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The EPJ volleyball team is getting it done in the classroom as well as on the court for 2021-22. As a team, the Huskies received the Academic All-State award from the South Dakota Volleyball Coaches Association (SDVBCA). To earn this award, the team cumulative GPA must average out to a 3.5. …

Despite a Husky full-court press that gave the Tea Area offense fits and 5 Titan fouls in the first few minutes, Tea Area built a 14-8 lead at the end of the first quarter that ended up the final edge – they won 41-35 on the Husky home court Friday, Feb. 18.

The Husky wrestlers competed at the Region 2B meet Saturday, Feb. 19 and five team members qualified for the state meet by placing 4th or better.

When Tea Area came to town Friday, Feb. 18, they brought their big guns – the 3-point shooting kind. They hit nearly 70 percent of their 3s, mostly in the 1st half to down the Huskies 83-52.

The girls hosted Kingsley-Pierson Tuesday, Feb. 8 and lost 37-47. They went to Beresford Friday, Feb. 11 and got a 37-29 win. They lost 24-41 on the road at Ponca Saturday, Feb. 12. No other stats were available.

The Husky boys basketball team made up a 16-point halftime deficit, but fell just short at the end, losing to Beresford 59-61 in the final seconds at Beresford Feb. 11.

The Husky boys basketball team dropped a buzzer-beater to Lennox Feb. 1, 65-67. A game against rival Dakota Valley got out of hand in the second quarter, and though EPJ closed the gap to 2 at 38-40 in the third quarter, they could not complete the comeback and lost 54-68.

The Husky wrestlers competed at a quadrangular Feb. 1 in Beresford and at the Big East/Lake Central Conference meet Feb. 5 in Parker.

The Husky boys basketball team used their size inside to dominate the Sisseton Redmen in a home game Jan. 25.

The EPJ wrestlers wrestled a triangular Jan. 18 at Dell Rapids against the hosts and Madison. Forfeits hit the Huskies hard, as they lost 21-54 to Dells and 22-58 to Madison.

The Husky boys basketball team took a tough loss on the road to the Vermillion Tanagers, 48-65.

The Huskies came oh, so close at Vermillion Jan. 18, losing by only 2, 41-43.

The EPJ wrestlers put themselves up against some of the top teams in Class B last week, despite some injuries and illnesses.

High school girls’ softball in South Dakota will start in March. The spring season was approved by the South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors at its meeting Jan. 12.

The Husky boys basketball team took care of business Jan. 4 at Canistota.

Easton Kempf hit double-digits big time in a road game at Irene-Wakonda, scoring 20 points for the Huskies. He also had 6 boards and 6 assists.

The Huskies faced a 20-team field at the McCook Central/Montrose Invite Dec. 31.

Ashley Brewer had a break-out game Dec. 28 at Irene-Wakonda, scoring 19 points and pulling down 6 rebounds.

The Husky defense held Viborg-Hurley to just 12 points total in the 2nd and 3rd quarters to take a 53-45 win at home Tuesday, Dec. 21.

Although they won the battle of the boards, the EPJ girls lost to the Viborg-Hurley Cougars 41-53 Tuesday, Dec. 21 at home.

Weather wreaked havoc with wrestling meets last week, as the team made only 1 of 3 events scheduled. Both Redfield Dec. 10 and Faulkton Dec. 11 were rescheduled or postponed by the Friday snowstorm.

The girls basketball team opened their season with 2 wins over DAK-12 opponents.