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December 21st

Update on teenager Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer's grandmas, Rose Nelson and Lyndy Ireland (center) pictured with Karla Kroetch (far right), and Mickey Reedy on far left.

Jennifer Nelson took a "bump in the road" on Thursday, December 14, during one of the preliminary double lung transplant tests. She had to be put in intensive care. At last report, she was stabilized, but sedated.

Even though this is a bit discouraging we have to remember what a little fighter Jenn is and please keep your eyes on the goal.

KOTA television was at the Philip/Stanley County basketball game Thursday night to report on the audience dressed in green, the color representing organ transplants. The footage was aired on KOTA sports on Friday evening.


Update on teenager Jennifer Nelson

Green Day in Philip ... It’s news when so many basketball fans wear green in support of Jennifer Nelson’s hopeful double lung transplant. The December 14 boys’ and girls’ games saw fans on both sides wearing a splash to a drenching of green. KOTA Territory News cameraman Shad Olson recorded it to be aired on the Friday evening news.

Jennifer Nelson took a "bump in the road" on Thursday, December 14, during one of the preliminary double lung transplant tests. She had to be put in intensive care. At last report, she was stabilized, but sedated.

Even though this is a bit discouraging we have to remember what a little fighter Jenn is and please keep your eyes on the goal.

KOTA television was at the Philip/Stanley County basketball game Thursday night to report on the audience dressed in green, the color representing organ transplants. The footage was aired on KOTA sports on Friday evening.


Haakon School District 27-1 finishes semester and calendar year 2006

The board approved the list of volunteer coaches for the winter sports.


December 14th

National Finals Rodeo saddle bronc results

Saddle Bronc Riding

1. (tie) Jesse Bail, Camp Crook, S.D., 89.0 points on Wayne Vold Rodeo Co.'s MF4, and Bryce Miller, Buffalo, S.D., 89.0 points on Kesler Championship Rodeo's Cool Alley, $14,342. 3. Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D., 87.0, $9,561. 4. Billy Etbauer, OK, 86.5, $6,719. 5. Dan Mortensen, MT, 85.0, $4,135. 6. Bobby Griswold, OK, 83.5, $2,584. 7. Cody Martin, AR, 83.0. 8. Bradley Harter, TX, 82.0. 9. (tie) Rod Hay, Canada, and J.J. Elshere, Quinn, S.D., 81.5. 11.


Scottie boys fall in last three seconds 50-51

Philip lead most of the game. though, with 30 seconds remaining, the score was somehow tied 50-50. The Scotties had possession, only to have the Eagles steal the ball and call a timeout. After regrouping, the Wall team headed down court and one of their players was fouled. With three seconds left in the game, the Eagle player made one of his two free throw shots.


Lady Scotties whale into Wall 70-43

Sierra Hook rebounding the ball.

Philip 20 21 14 15 = 70

Wall 10 15 13 5 = 43

Point makers for the Scotties were Sierra Hook - 19, Lindsay Mann - 14, Tylissa Fitch and Kenzy Pinney - 11 each, Kaylee Nelson - 8, Marissa Mann - 6, and Toyeala Fortune - 1. Wall scorers were B. Kjerstad - 14, K. Crown - 9, M. Kjerstad and A. Walker - 5 each, K. Huether and K. Kjerstad - 4 each, and T. Gunn - 2.

Philip field goal percentage was 42, while Wall's was 21.

Philip grabbed 39 rebounds compared to Wall's 34. Scotties were lead by Pinney - 10; Hook -9; Fitch - 7; M. Mann - 4; Fortune - 3; L.


Three Scottie wrestlers place at Rapid City

Lincoln Smith, 189 lbs., fifth place.

Varsity

Troy Guptill, 112:

•decisioned Logan Phelps, Hot Springs, OT

•decision by Shawn Lyons, Hill City, 2-19

•decisioned Thomas, Parkston, 9-1

•decision by Novotny, Winner, 1-15

Jordan Smith, 119, Second Place:

•bye

•decisioned Rainer Westall, Pierre, 6-0

•decisioned Podoll, Lead, 4-1

•decisioned Steinbaug, Natrona, 8-2

•pinned by Klapproch, R.C.


William H. "Bill" Bosanco

William H. "Bill" Bosanco, age 59, of Philip, died Thursday, December 7, 2006, in Kadoka, SD.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, December 12, at the Open Bible Church in Midland, with Pastor Randy Ellendorf officiating.

Music was provided by Marlis Doud, organist, with congregational hymns. Ushers were Tim Haerer and Rodney Schnee.

Interment was in the Masonic Cemetery, Philip.

William H. Bosanco, better known as Bill to his family and friends, was born May 12, 1947, in Philip, SD, the son of Robert and Dorothy (Haerer) Bosanco.


Jeraldine Hickman

Jeraldine Hickman, age 87, of Blackwell, TX, died Wednesday, December 6, 2006, at Meadow Creek Nursing Home in San Angelo, TX.

Funeral services were held Monday, December 11, at Blackwell First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Charles Casey officiating.

Jeraldine Jordan was born on June 17, 1919, at her parents' home west of Blackwell. She was the only child of Robert Henry and Tommie Mea (Richards) Jordan. She graduated from Blackwell High School in 1936 then attended Texas Technological College in Lubbock.


Harold B. Swanson

Funeral services for Harold B. Swanson, 90, of Chamberlain will be held Friday, December 8, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. CT at the Zion Lutheran Church in Chamberlain with burial in the Riverview Cemetery at Chamberlain. Visitation will be Thursday, December 7, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Hickey-Wevik Funeral Chapel in Chamberlain.

Harold B. Swanson was born the oldest of seven sons and two daughters on December 17, 1915, in Cleveland Township in Brule County to Emiel R. and Adeline (Lunn) Swanson.