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April 5th, 2007

Scottie athletes compete at Winner's Pistulka Track and Field Invitational

Josie Guptill in a relay.

The Winner Track Meet (AKA Bill Pistulka Invitational) on Friday, March 30, was a cold day with many Philip athletes not able to compete because of other school functions.

The boys' team took 5th place overall, while the girls' team took 8th place.

"Overall the kids did quite well at Winner considering how cold it was," said Head Coach Jerry Rhodes.


Scottie athletes compete at Winner's Pistulka Track and Field Invitational

Kayla O'Connell ... 300 yard hurdles.

The Winner Track Meet (AKA Bill Pistulka Invitational) on Friday, March 30, was a cold day with many Philip athletes not able to compete because of other school functions.

The boys' team took 5th place overall, while the girls' team took 8th place.

"Overall the kids did quite well at Winner considering how cold it was," said Head Coach Jerry Rhodes.


Philip Scotties' first track meet of season

Nathan O'Dea at the long jump.

The Philip Scotties competed at their first track meet of the 2007 season at the Bennett County Invitational meet in Mission on Saturday, March 24.

"Overall the meet went quite well," said Head Coach Jerry Rhodes. "We needed to get on a track and get some times and distances to see where we are and what we have to work on. I was pleased with the athletes and how they performed."

The boys' team has 26 members from grades seven through 12. The girls' team has 25 athletes out this season.

"I'm pleased with the numbers that we have," said Rhodes.


Philip Scotties' first track meet of season

Jake Mathews at the triple jump.

The Philip Scotties competed at their first track meet of the 2007 season at the Bennett County Invitational meet in Mission on Saturday, March 24.

"Overall the meet went quite well," said Head Coach Jerry Rhodes. "We needed to get on a track and get some times and distances to see where we are and what we have to work on. I was pleased with the athletes and how they performed."

The boys' team has 26 members from grades seven through 12. The girls' team has 25 athletes out this season.

"I'm pleased with the numbers that we have," said Rhodes.


March 29th

Philip Scottie golf season preview

Head coach Doug Hauk and members of his Scottie boys' and girls' teams have been practicing and are getting ready to start their 2007 golf season.

The Philip boys' golf team has 14 players. Two have state experience, Caleb Clements and Jordan Smith. Smith placed at the state tournament last year. Allen Hauk and Kolby Longbrake are returning as other members from last years varsity team.


Irvin S. Severson

Irvin S. Severson, age 95, of Kadoka, died Saturday, March 24, 2007, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour preceding the services at the church on Thursday.

Interment will be at the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery north of Murdo.

Irvin Severson was born to Andrew Severson and Celia (Mitchell) Severson on September 13, 1911, in Van Metre, SD.


Robert "Bud" Jeffries

Robert "Bud" Jeffries died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at the Belle Fourche Regional Senior Care Center.

Another old cowboy has been called home; he leaves behind some big boots to fill.

Services were held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the Pioneer Hall in Dupree, with Pastor Fay Garreau officiating.

Music was provided by Butch Samuelson, pianist, and Mitzi Hunt, vocalist. Ushers were Mark and Marvin Garrett.


Alice Beckwith

Alice Beckwith, age 87, of Kadoka, died Sunday, March 25, 2007, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Services were held Wednesday, March 28, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating.

Organist for the service was Freddie Heck, and vocalists were Boyd and Pat Porch, Lyndy Ireland and Joyce Wheeler. Ushers were Larry Dolezal and Darrel Batie. Pallbearers were Brian Jay Beckwith, Sheldon Louis Beckwith, Megan Eloise Beckwith, Norman Amiotte, Ray Berry and Ronald Barber.


Calvin L. "Cal" Swift

Calvin L. "Cal" Swift, age 82, of Philip, died Thursday evening, March 22, 2007, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Services were held Monday, March 26, at the United Church in Philip, with Pastor Mark Ford officiating.

Music was provided by Barry and Edna Knutson. Ushers were Bud Stickler and Marvin Kahl.


Arlene J. Albin

Arlene Joyce Albin, age 66, of Wall, died Friday, March 23, 2007, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the First Lutheran Church in Wall, with Pastor Monty Dell officiating.

Interment will follow at the Wall Cemetery.

Music will be provided by Rhonda Mettler, organist, Norman Eisenbraun and Angela Nellen, vocalists, with congregational hymns. Ushers were Dan Dartt and Roger Fortune.

Arlene Joyce Harmdierks was born December 3, 1940, in Lane, SD, the daughter of George and Lena (Schroeder) Harmdierks.