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December 21st

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.


Golf course's "new" clubhouse in place

The new Lake Waggoner Golf Course clubhouse building is now on its foundation.

According to club board member Glenn Parsons, several years ago a club committee investigated both the old building's need for repairs and the club's need for more building space. The old building is constructed of deteriorating cinder block, the roof and many rafters need to be replaced, and the floor is beginning to break apart. Repair would be too expensive.


Nelson lung transplant update and future fundraising

Jenn is a Midland teenager who requires a double lung transplant. The Kadoka Lutheran Confirmation class, the Future Business Leaders of America, and other community members assisted with the free will offering event. The supper raised $2,365 to assist with transplant related expenses. Total costs for just the double lung transplant operation range from $300,000 to $500,000. Extraneous expanses such as transportation and lodging for the family, and follow-up medical care are added expenses.

The Philip FCCLA chapter is selling Christmas stockings in honor of Jenn.