Boys fall in consolation championship

Like their female counterparts around two hours earlier, the Custer High School boys basketball team had a last-second shot in their consolation championship game at last at the Lakota Nation Invitational. Unlike the girls, however, it wasn’t a layup, it wasn’t for the win, and it didn’t go in. It was, however, the conclusion of […]

Cheer team ready to compete

By Carrie Moore While fall sports may be only a month into the season, the Custer competitive cheer team may as well already be heading to state. “Right now, we are where we were at the halfway point in the 2015 season, compared to the routine and season progress,” said Mechelle Powers, coach. “I’m really […]

’Cats drop ’Diggers, headed to Winner

The Custer High School football team overcame a sluggish first half and outscored the visiting Lead-Deadwood Golddiggers 20-6 in the second half on the way to a 26-13 homecoming win last Friday evening at Wildcat Field. With the win the Wildcats not only qualified for the Class B playoffs that begin Thursday, but won a […]

Movie night begins at school theatre

The Custer Jr./Sr. High School Student Council presented its first movie, Disney’s “Moana,” in the Custer Jr./Sr. High School theatre Sept. 28. The movie theater experience for its young patrons (supervised by parents) was complete with admission line, concession treats (popcorn, pizza, bottled water) and a big-screen theater presentation with a sound system. This was […]

Boys routed by Sturgis, defeat Hill City

The Sturgis Brown High School Scoopers are 6-0 and potentially one of the better Class AA schools in the state. Custer got an up close look at those facts last Saturday in Sturgis. The senior-laden Scoopers used a combined 41 points from Ryan Garland, Cedric Stabber and Jay Krull to take a big lead early and […]

Girls blow out Bison, edge Dogies

Nearly a month removed from its last loss, the Custer High School girls basketball team appears to be clicking at the right time. It should be no surprise, then, that the Wildcats notched two more wins on its belt last week, one of the dramatic variety and another a game that was never in question. […]

Custer crushes Belle Fourche

While nothing in life is promised, last week’s volleyball game did guarantee one thing: one undefeated team would be handed its first loss of the season. The 13-0 Custer Wildcats hosted the 5-0 Belle Fourche Broncs on Thursday, Sept. 22, in a home game, where the ’Cats quickly dominated their guests. Coming into the game, […]

Wildcats go five sets with ’Diggers

The Custer High School girls volleyball team kept their fans on the edge of their seats Monday night at the Custer Armory, but in the end were unable to pull out a victory in their final home game which also happened to be their last match of the regular season.  In the first set, the […]

Competitive cheer in a building year

After losing four seniors from last year the Custer Wildcat competitive cheer team enters the new season with a total of six members who are brand new to the sport. But coach Tiffany Newman says she hopes to put together a clean, solid routine from start to finish and see growth through every competition. Newman […]

Despite deductions cheer team smiles

A safety violation cost them some points, but the Custer competitive cheer team still finished fourth out of six teams at the Sturgis Invitational cheer and dance meet Sept. 25.  “We would have placed higher,” said coach Tiffany Newman, “They had a very strong performance up until that point, but we had a very unfortunate […]

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