Archive - 2007

February 1st

Lady Scotties squeeze Lemmon for 53-24 win

The Lady Scotties overwhelmed the Cowgirls in Lemmon on Friday, January 26.

Philip allowed their opponents only two points in the first quarter. In the fourth quarter, while Philip scored 18, they allowed only four by the Cowgirls.

Lady Scotties charge by Warriors 92-50

Elbows a-plenty ... Sierra Hook and Mariah Evans (right) attempt a rebound, ignoring somewhat forceful distractions from the Bennett County Warriors.

The Lady Scotties hosted the Bennett County Warriors on Tuesday, January 23.

Reality check

I sit regally upon the chiseled throne atop the highest temple of the powerful Aztec empire. The golden sun and its sweltering heat beat down upon the land. A brave commander of my mighty army stands before me, holding high for all to see the head of a vanquished foe. To one side are servants bringing to me a feast fit for a king - dishes of exotic meats hunted through the skills of the best trained warriors, the staple of my empire - maize, and sweat delicacies beyond dream.

I am the lord of the plains and jungles between two great seas.

Dacia Dick wins American College Theater Festival acting honors for seven state region

Each year the University of South Dakota Theatre department participates in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (ACTF). USD belongs to Region V which includes competing schools and universities from Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

This year the Festival was held January 21st to the 27th in Ames, IA, at Iowa State University.

Legislators in Pierre meet with the South Dakota Newspaper Association

District #27 Representative Mark DeVries, Belvidere, preparing to vote during floor session on January 25. Earlier, he discussed some aspects of this legislature term with reporters from his district.

Governor Mike Rounds told members of the South Dakota Newspaper Association January 25 that he will not support efforts to force small schools to consolidate.

SDNA members were in Pierre for the annual Newspaper Day at the Legislature that has traditionally included a press conference with the governor.

A bill was introduced this session that would make schools consolidate if they had less than 200 students.

"Why is 200 so special," Rounds asked. "What's the difference in the magic of a particular number.

Sarah Huston wins battle against eye cancer

On June 29, 2006, the family went to Minnesota for Sarah's second chemotherapy treatment. The medical professionals were encouraged and thought Sarah might have better vision than first predicted.

The third treatment was in mid-July. This time the doctors were concerned that the tumor in Sarah's left eye was not shrinking and that the optic nerve might be violated. They wanted to remove the eye immediately. Having heard this before, the Hustons again sought a second opinion.

Frederick Lyle Hunt

Frederick Hunt, age 50, of Rapid City, died Wednesday, January 24, 2007, at his residence in Rapid City.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 29, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Midland, with Pastor Paul Bly officiating.

Music was provided by Marilyn Millage, organist. Ushers were Reuben Vollmer, Jr. and Kirby Schofield. Pallbearers were Ken Standiford, Roger Dale, Pat Fosheim, Kenny Gillaspie, Terry Olson and Lawrence Stroppel.

Reuben Deutscher

Reuben Deutscher, age 87, of Wall, died Saturday, January 27, 2007, at the Beverly Healthcare Bella Vista in Rapid City.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, January 30, at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Father Leo Hausmann as celebrant and Father Dan Juelfs and Father Kerry Predeville as con-celebrants.

Music was provided by Rita and Gene Patterson and Myron Williams. Ushers were Mike Erz and Dennis Schone.

January 26th

All Philip wrestlers take fourth place or better at Parkston Tournament; Trask/Lincoln take firsts

The Scotties traveled to Parkston to compete in a January 20th tournament.

Scottie boys lose by one to New Underwood

Philip lost an excitingly close game against the New Underwood Tigers on Thursday, January 18. The Scotties started coming from behind in the second half, then held the Tigers in the fourth quarter, but not enough. The score at the buzzer was 48-49.

Philip 12 7 14 15 = 48