Special Olympians attend Fall State Games

October 8-10, Crook County Special Olympics went to Casper to compete in the Fall State Games. A total of about 600 athletes, 140 coaches and many volunteers participated in the event. Sundance Participants: Samantha Dulaney and Breanna Ulmer – 2nd…

Homecoming game


(Jeff Moberg photo) Cole Inghram and Hunter Woodard help tackle Gillette’s Drew Wangler during Thursday’s Homecoming game. The Patriots dominated the contest with a 60-8 win over the Gillette sophomore squad. Tweet

Coronation night

(Sarah Pridgeon photos)

Skyler Wagaman and Angela Reed (center) were crowned as this year’s Homecoming King and Queen at Monday night’s coronation ceremony. They were joined on stage by fellow candidates (left to right, back row): Zoran Rosencranz, Trevor O’Brien, Brooklyn Fossen and…

Junior High Volleyball


(Photo courtesy Jerlyn Marchant) The eighth grade team during last Tuesday’s game against Hulett. Both the seventh and eighth grade teams beat Hulett in two. Tweet

SHS XC sees great meet at Pine Haven

(Photo courtesy Heidi Stefanich) Morgan Hummel, Rowan Noback and Logan Stefanich

  The Pine Haven Golf and Country Club hosted the 2A Northeast Triangular Cross Country meet this last Thursday where they competed against athletes from Moorcroft and Wright. SHS cross country runners took advantage of the perfect temperature and terrain…

Holst places first at Wright

(Mason Neiman photo_ Jonas Pridgeon and Sophia Holst with their medals at Wright.

Rapid City The sweltering heat at Rapid City’s Robinson Park Friday, Sept. 26 didn’t do the SHS cross country team any favors. At 95 degrees, teammates showed up at every corner of the race with water bottles to spray down…

Gray inducted into BHSU Hall of Fame

Retired SHS Teacher and Coach Earl Gray was inducted into the Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame at Black Hills State University during their Swarm Days celebration earlier this month in Spearfish. Gray, a member of the BHSU class of ’59,…

Patriots roll over Eagles

(Photo courtesy Weston County Gazette) Football vs. Tongue River last Friday.

It was all Patriots on Friday night as the hometown squad grounded the fifth-ranked Tongue River Eagles by a 54 – 14 margin. The Patriots, led by Jet Materi with 251 yards, ran for 526 yards in the contest. Dawson…

US Patriots dominate Cougars in opener

The Upton-Sundance Patriots opened up their regular season with a road trip to Pavilion where they took on the Wind River Cougars and came away with 41 – 0 victory. Leading the offensive charge was senior Jett Materi, who piled…