Pine Ridge and Red Cloud win big

Rare Sturgis win over St.Thomas More

STURGIS—Over the past quarter century, it has been a tale of two opposites, when it it comes to Sturgis and Rapid City’s St Thomas More (STM). Not only have the Cavaliers dominated the Scoopers and established themselves as the elite program in West River football, Sturgis came within a whisker of setting the all-time national record for football futility. Friday […]

Three Schools win Ford Grant to build Greenhouse and Cultural Center at Oglala Lakota College

RAPID CITY – Oglala Lakota College, Purdue University and South Dakota School of Mines & Technology have been awarded a grant from the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3) to design and build a multipurpose learning center and greenhouse for the Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation on the Oglala Lakota College He Sapa campus in Rapid City. The […]

Angelina Jolie to produce Jim Thorpe movie

Hollywood is coming calling with a new project on legendary athlete Jim Thorpe. Mega-movie-star Angelina Jolie will produce the Bright Path: The Jim Thorpe Story, and Martin Sensmeier (The Magnificent Seven, Wind River, Westworld) will star as Thorpe. In 1912, the multi-discipline, two-time goldmedal Olympic champion from Sac and Fox Nation represented the United States “while his citizenship went unrecognized […]

Broncos top Raiders with last secondfield goal

NFL: The End Zone

Surprise of the day! Vonte Burfick of the Colts decides to retire at halftime. He said that he just felt his football career was over. “I have never seen anything like that,” said our guru. Buffalo Bills RB LeSean Mc- Coy left the game against the game against the Chargers with a rib injury. WR Josh Gordon has a shaky […]

Thorpe football has big potential

It’s the bad program, not bad kids

Despite having a roster loaded with raw talent, the Thorpes started the 2018 football season in disarray on and off the football field. They opened at home with a 46-26 loss to archrival Red Cloud, and then lost 45-14 on the road against Lead/Deadwood. In each of those games, it was obvious the Thorpes had the size, skill and toughness […]

Bernie Webb

GETTYSBURG – Bernie Webb, 79, made his journey to the Spirit World on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Avera Gettysburg Hospital. Bernie Webb was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 12, 1939 to Bernard and Josephine (Reardon) Webb. Following high school, Bernie joined the United States Air Force. He was stationed at the Air Base near Gettysburg from 1957 […]

Ervin Lloyd Standing Soldier

COLUMBUS, OH Ervin Lloyd Standing Soldier, 52, made her journey to the Spirit World on Monday, September 3, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Ervin Lloyd Standing Soldier was born on December 28, 1965 in Pine Ridge to Andrew Standing Soldier, Sr. and Mary Beth (Black Calf) Standing Soldier. Ervin is survived by his children, Kenneth Standing Soldier of Tulsa, Okla., Sammy […]

James Lester Swan

EAGLE BUTTE – James Lester Swan, 64, began his journey to the Spirit World on Monday, September 3, 2018 at his home in Eagle Butte. James Lester Swan, was born on August 3, 1954 in Cherry Creek to the late Manuel James Swan and Angeline Ruth (Condon) Swan. James was the middle child and the only son. He had 3 […]

Pueblo Indian cartoonist goes political

ALBUQUERQUE – Cartoonist Ricardo Cat’e has turned his attention to politics and the environment. In a show of his latest cartoons painted on canvas and framed at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Cat’e shows President Donald Trump sitting on a red brick wall with the title “Trumpty Dumpty Built a Huge Wall.” At the base of the wall a Native […]

Curtis Henry Yellow Thunder

HOT SPRINGS – Curtis Henry Yellow Thunder, 59, made his journey to the Spirit World on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City. Curtis Henry Yellow Thunder was born on January 25, 1959 in Pine Ridge to Winfred Yellow Thunder and Sylvia Spotted Elk. Curtis attended grade school at Loneman School near Oglala and […]