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Lady Scotties Tournament Champions

4 of 4 ... Back row, from left: Student Mgr. Krystal Davis, SM Michelle Van Tassel, SM Grace Schnabel and Statistician Tara Ravellette. Middle row: Assist. Coach Lacey Clements, Josie Guptill, Molly Coyle, Marissa Mann, Colby Smith, Kenzy Pinney and Head Coach Kim Bouman. Front: Taylor Holman, Kayla O’Connell, Sierra Hook and Abby Fitzgerald.

The Philip volleyball team won all four matches during the Philip Tournament on Saturday, September 13. Out of nine teams separated into three pools, the Scotties took first place, while Hot Springs took second, Bennett County took third and Harding County came away with fourth. Other teams competing were St. Thomas More, Jones County, Belle Fourche, Lead and Kadoka. The Lady Scotties' season record is now 8-1.

Philip vs. Jones County

25-5, 23-25, 25-21

Serving: Philip - 62 of 72 (6 aces).


South Dakota 4-H Rodeo Finals held in Pierre

Over 500 young cowboys and cowgirls from across South Dakota qualified from regional rodeos to compete in the 4-H Rodeo Finals in Ft. Pierre on August 22 through 24.

The top four average placers earned buckles. Below are the Haakon County contestants who placed in the top 10 of the 1st go, the 2nd go and the average in each event at the South Dakota 4-H Rodeo Finals.

Sr. Girls Breakaway Roping

1st Go: 7th - Kelsey Hostutler, Midland

Sr. Girls Ribbon Roping

1st Go: 8th - K. Hostutler

2nd Go: 7th - K. Hostutler

Averages: 2nd - K.


Cross Country Scotties race in Pierre

by Ralph Kroetch

Entering all four of Philip's cross country girls in the same race would give them their best ever team performance. Eighth grader Holly Iwan, junior Emily Schofield, sophomore Jennifer Stangle and seventh grader Allison Pekron ran in the junior varsity "A" division race.

After a mad-dash start, Iwan fell into third place out of the 34 runners. Schofield settled into 10th and Stangle into 16th, with Pekron in the back of the pack. By the one mile mark, Iwan had moved into the distant lead with only Chamberlain's Burke in close pursuit.


Philip runners takes first place in Kadoka

“B” division team championship ... The varsity boys’ team brought back a plaque from the cross country meet in Kadoka. Shown, back row, from left: Zane Pekron and Kelvin Ferguson. Front: Anthony Iwan and Kyle Iwan.

by Ralph Kroetch

No rest for the weary, as the Scottie cross country team would compete for the second time in three days, this time at the Kadoka meet on Saturday, September 13.

The Philip girls' varsity runners were Holly Iwan, Emily Schofield and Jennifer Stangle. Iwan again lead her team early on in a battle for fifth place with Todd County's Kylie Willison. Schofield began in 15th place and Stangle in 24th. No other runners were able to challenge Iwan up the long finish hill. She earned sixth place and a time of 18:20, cutting 40 seconds off of her Kadoka course best.


Philip Scotties football team gives slippery win to Harding County 20-32

The first Philip home game of the season, as well as the first football game played on the newly resurfaced field, was a 20-32 loss for the Scotties.

The Friday, September 12, game against the Harding County Ranchers began with drizzle during the first half and a wet, slippery field throughout the game. Incomplete passes and fumbles were numerous. The first quarter was tied 8-8 and only the Scotties scored in the second half.