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Bison junior varsity competed at the JV golf meet held on the Prairie Ridge Golf Course in Douglas on September 20.

Schools entered-RC Central, RC Stevens, Douglas, Hot Springs, Sturgis, ST.Thomas More

RC Stevens took the team title with a 4 person 18 hole score of 446, 2nd-Douglas-493 and 3rd-Hot Springs-512.

RC Central’s Tyson Morrison won medalist honors with a 18 hole score of 96, 2nd-RC Stevens Brodie Clark-106 and 3rd-RC Stevens Kurtis Hafer-107.

Hot Springs was led by Modes Kerr-112(6th place), Treg Kilby-117(9th place), Terry Reetz-129 and Jimmy Hayes-154.

The results from the Black Hills Conference golf meet held on the Boulder Canyon Golf Course in Sturgis on September 17.

Schools entered-Sturgis, Spearfish, Douglas, Custer, Hot Springs, Lead/Deadwood, Belle Fourche and ST.Thomas More.

Spearfish took the team title with a 4 person 18 hole score of 311, 2nd-Sturgis-342, 3rd-Custer-362, 4th-Hot Springs-429 and 5th-STM-450.

Spearfish’s Sam Grout won the medalist honors with a 1 hole sudden death playoff over teammate Jess Sacrison both carding a 18 hole score of 77, 3rd-Spearfish’s Drew Gusso-78,

4th-Spearfish’s Kevin Kolb-79 and 5th-Spearfish’s Tyler McBurnett-80.

Hot Springs was led by Jacob Harris-101, Zane Cope-102, Mason VanBibber-112, Modes Kerr-114 and Hayden VanBibber-127.

Hot Springs JV was led by Terry Reetz-50(4th place), Treg Kilby-55(7th place), Jimmy Hayes-64 and Chandler Simunek-65.


Thursday, September 20, the Hot Springs Bison had a rematch with Sturgis. Sturgis decided to field their older players, many of whom were varsity against Hot Springs' young squad that was starting seventh graders. The Bison players battled hard, but were physically outmatched. Several of Hot Springs' players picked up injuries as a result leaving their bench being depleted. A highlight of the game was the second half performance of seveth grade keeper, Maggie Preuss, who stopped a penalty shot along with several critical saves late in the game. Head coach Wendell Gehman had the following to say on the game, "I was disappointed at Sturgis for their decisions regarding their personnel choice. It would have been nice to have a more evenly matched contest."

Player of the game: Bradley Hagen: Brad stepped up to fill unfamiliar positions as needed throughout the game. His willingness to help out for his injured teammates is greatly appreciated. Solid defensive effort.

Dance and Cheer

Hot Springs cheer and dance competed in the Spearfish Invite on September 10. The team took seventh out of seven teams in dance with a score of 34.6. The Bison took sixth out of eight teams in cheer for the meet with a score of 82 points. Serenity Kasper was the athlete of the meet for her positive attitude at the competition. 

The cheer and dance squads also entered into the Custer Invite on September 17. The Bison took second of four teams in cheer with a score of 142 points and third in pom dance with a score of 122.5 points. Lovanna Blakey was the athlete of the meet for her positive attitude and commitment to learning. 

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