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Philip Scotties win 1st round playoff 10-0 over Eureka/Bowdle Patriots

The Philip Scotties football team had a regular season win-loss record in 9AA Region 4 of 6-2 and a power point rating of 51.250.

The first round of playoffs was Tuesday, October 26. The Scotties traveled to Eureka to face the Eureka/Bowdle Patriots, who had a season record of 7-1 and a power point rating of 53.000. Philip was ranked third, while Eureka/Bowdle was ranked second in Region 4.

Philip 2 0 8 0 = 10

EurekaBowdle 0 0 0 0 = 0

This low-scoring game's first quarter saw the Scottie defenseplayers hold the Patriot offense, which was forced to punt.

Hauks celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary

On June 3, 1950, Peggy Clark and George Hauk were married in the Wall Lutheran Church. They have spent the last 60 years living in the Grindstone area on their farm.

Peggy, the oldest of six children, was raised in Wall. Her parents were William (Bill) and Myrtle Clark. Their house was the last place on the south edge of Wall and from their on it was pasture land.

Peggy's father had moved to this country in 1910 from Iowa where he and his older sister, Anna, were born. Clark's grandparents emigrated to America from County Cork, Ireland, during the potato famine.

Mary Burnett joins First National Agency

Licensed agent ... Mary Burnett has joined the First National Agency in Philip. She is ready to assist clients with life, health, accident, property and casualty insurance needs. Agency manager Joe Gittings and the other personnel in the agency are looking forward to working with Mary for many years to come. Photo by Del Bartels

"I'm looking forward to the balance of working in the community that I live in and having more opportunity to be with my family," said Mary Burnett about joining the First National Agency in Philip as a licensed insurance agent.

Joe Gittings, agency manager, said," We're excited to have Mary on board. We are looking forward to working with her for many years to come."

Burnett began her position October 18. She is now licensed for life, health, accident, property and casualty insurance.

Doud Ranch to receive South Dakota's inaugural Leopold Conservation Award

Conservation honor ... Marlis and Rick Doud will receive the Leopold award at the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association convention December 1. “I am one of those who don’t like to be in the limelight, but this is such a big honor for all ranchers and farmers. We have to get the word out that ranchers and farmers are good stewards of the land. You take care of it and it takes care of you,” said Rick Doud. Courtesy photo

Rick and Marlis Doud, operators of a ranch 35 miles north of Midland, are being recognized for their conservation work.

The Leopold Conservation Award, which recognizes land-owner achievement in conservation, is presented to the Douds by the Sand County Foundation in cooperation with the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association and the South Dakota Grassland Coalition.

The Sand County Foundation, a Wisconsin-based conservation group, will present the award and a $10,000 check this year to the Douds in South Dakota and to landowners in seven other states this year, California, Color