Sports

The Pierre Oahe Futbol Club U12 Girls

The Pierre Oahe Futbol Club U12 Girls went undefeated at the Guadalajara Indoor Tournament in Spearfish Feb. 9- 11 to win the Gold Division Championship. Including Cameron Larson, daughter of Brooke and Josh Larson of Pierre and granddaughter to Mike and Mary Bohnenkamp and Renee Larson of Gettysburg, the team established early dominance Friday evening by besting the Lady Dynamite […]

Vern, we will all miss you.



He was a man of the country, a husband, a devoted father of three, an educator, friend to many, but to everyone who had met this man, he was “Coach.” How could he not be since Vern wore this title for over half his life – 37 years. And there is no doubt that Coach Vern Smith’s credentials to be […]

Potter County wrestlers headed to State tourney

Two Mighty Battler wrestlers are heading to the State B tournament this weekend. Lane Stuwe and Nicholas Schlachter advanced to compete at the State competition starting Thursday. Nicholas also won the Region’s Gene Benthin Sportsmanship award. Following are the results from the Wrestling Region 1B tournament held in Gettysburg on Saturday. SDHSAA Region 1B Results for Potter County 106 Jack […]

Battler teams head on safari to Ipswich for double header



The Battlers, both the girls and boys, travelled to Ipswich on Thursday, February 15th to go on a little safari to hunt Tigers. This was supposed to be the last game of the season for the girls and the second to the last game for the boys, but with the Big Freeze at the beginning of the month, the Aberdeen […]

PC Booster Club Battler

Carter Luikens

The Potter County Booster Club joins forces with the team coaches to recognize an outstanding Potter County Battler of the week. This week’s Battler of the Week is a GHS senior on the basketball team. Carter Luikens, son of Mandy and Ryan Spilde and Joel Luikens, plays forward for the team. Basketball Coach Bryce Hall’s comment: He has been a […]

PC Booster Club Battler

Lane Stuwe

The Potter County Booster Club joins forces with the team coaches to recognize an outstanding Potter County Battler of the week. This week’s Battler of the Week is a HHS junior on the wrestling team. Lane Stuwe, son of Eric and Shannon Stuwe, wrestles at 120 pounds for the team. Wrestling Coach Mike Schlachter’s comment: He had a great day […]

Pirates take home win from Potter County Battlers



The Hoven High School gymnasium was jumping Monday night – February 12th – when the Highmore-Harrold Pirates came in hoping to trip up the Battlers since the boys have been on a streak by winning their last six games in row. But our boys had to feel good about their own chances of taking down the Pirates considering Highmore- Harrold’s […]

Battlers beat Knights



The Battlers ventured up to the Hub City on February 16th to have a “Ye Olde Joust” with the Aberdeen Christian Knights since their original challenge date back in January was scrubbed due to the vicious winter storm that cause so many other jousts to be set aside for a fair day. Up first were the ladies and with the […]

Zoe shoots 11 3-pointers against Wolverines



Zoe Meinke and the Battlers went down in a “Blaze of Glory” when the Herried/Selby Wolverines stormed the Big Red House on Tuesday night – February 13th. The Wolverines drew first blood by banging in two field goals and by ripping in two 3-pointers before Potter County knew what hit them. Stunned and wobbling Coach Tricia Heien called for Time […]

Lady Battlers rally to win over Pine Ridge



After playing Friday morning in Mitchell at the Corn Palace in the DWU Culver’s Basketball Classic, the Potter County girls scooted over to Chamberlain on Saturday to take on the Pine Ridge Thorpes in the 6:00 evening game as part of the Sacred Hoop / Chamberlain Building Supply Classic. After each team was coming into the natural site of the […]


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