Crow Creek’s Lady Chieftains claim LNI title

RAPID CITY – Number one seed Crow Creek Lady Chieftains defeated Red Cloud Lady Crusaders in Saturday night’s LNI championship. Red Cloud was the story throughout the entirety of the first half while leading by double digits and controlling the rate of play. But the persistence and drive of everyone on the Lady Chieftain bench helped the team to manage […]

Three-peat for the White River Tigers

RAPID CITY – White river has won the LNI for the third year in a row despite the loss of Luke Wells, Teron Sazue, and Izaiah Sorace who were key members to last year’s squad. White River won in an epic display of unremitting sportsmanship and athletics. The game was neck to neck up until the final score of 56-54. […]

North Middle School All-Native team finishes with undefeated season

RAPID CITY – North Middle School’s all-Native eighth grade girls’ basketball culminated their undefeated season by winning the city championship 75-36 against South Middle School. The entire season was accolade with twelve wins and zero losses, with each game having a score differential around or above 25 points. The success of the team simply comes from an all-star cast of […]

Archery contests now complete

RAPID CITY – The 2019 LNI Archery event is in the books. The Rushmore Hall North in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center was packed with 265 student archers slinging arrows. The event continues to grow in the number of teams/schools participating. There was a record 34 teams entered in this years’ event. Tim Villa, the coordinator, said that the popularity […]

‘Overtime’ marks first playoff games

We have reached the end of the regular season and the beginning of Wild Card Weekend. It’s this time of year coaches receive “Pink Notice of Termination” in their mailboxes. Beginning with Cleveland Browns Coach Freddie Kitchens who received a pink slip after one season. Kitchens was noted as wearing a tee shirt that mocked the brawl between his team […]

The Way it Was

Holy Rosary High School 1045: We will try to identify as many of these students as we can. Bottom row – Third from left, Loretta White, Second row, Third from left, Esther Clifford, fifth from left, Ethel Giago, Third row, Warnie Janis, John Siers, Tim Red Wolf, unknown, Bull Moose, Louis “Omaha” Pretty Boy. Top row, Second from left, Billy […]

A bad meal and a good meal; all in the same place

Grouchy had some leisurely time to spend since the paper shut down for a couple of weeks during the holidays so with guest in hand they headed for one of their favorite places to dine: The Olive Garden at 160 Disk Drive. They went to the restaurant on a Monday, but that didn’t seem to slow down the number of […]

Getting scooped by Steven Colbert

Eric Yellow Boy was working on his cartoon about meth for one of the last issues before the holiday break and he showed the rough version to some of the staff at the paper. It was a drawing of Mount Rushmore and Eric had re-named it Mount Methmore. Everybody thought it was great but the night before the paper came […]

Sharon Marie Lizotte

RAPID CITY – Sharon Marie Montgomery Lizotte, 76, made her journey to the Spirit World on December 15, 2019 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD. Sharon Marie Lizotte, “Tokahe Win” was born on July 20, 1943 at 3-Mile Creek near Kyle, SD to John R. Montgomery and Cecelia A. (Hernandez) Montgomery. Sharon is survived by her […]

Annette Beulah Conquering Bear

DENVER – Annette Beulah Conquering Bear, 51, made her journey to the Spirit World on December 17, 2019 in Denver. Annette Beulah Conquering Bear was born on December 19, 1967 in Pine Ridge, SD to Burgess Ray Conquering Bear and Helen Jean (Scabby Face) Conquering Bear. Annette is survived by her children, Daryle Conquering Bear, Amanda Conquering Bear (Joshua Jackson), […]