Girls pummel visiting Irrigators

By Jason Ferguson The Custer High School girls basketball team wasted little time in jumping all over the visiting Newell Irrigators last Thursday at the Armory, taking a 14-3 after the first quarter on the way to a dominating 78-41 win. The game ended up being the only game the Wildcats played last week, as […]

Boys lose two more in Chadron

It was a tough weekend for the Custer High School boys basketball team at last weekend’s Chadron (Neb.) Rotary Classic on the campus of Chadron State College, as the Wildcats suffered a pair of lopsided losses in the tournament. The Wildcats took on Valentine, Neb., in the first game of the tournament and were defeated […]

Season ends with loss to ’Diggers

A long season came to a close for the Custer High School football team last Friday night when the Wildcats were unceremoniously shown the door by the homestanding Lead-Deadwood Golddiggers 38-14. The Wildcats didn’t get a lot going outside of an opening-drive touchdown, committing seven turnovers, a variety of penalties and several other self-inflicted mistakes […]

XC hopes to repeat, better 2015 season

With a team goal of matching — and bettering — last season’s performance, the cross country team has their work cut out for them. “It’s important for the team to focus on the goals we have, with matching or improving upon last year’s performance,” said coach Karen Karim. “They need to believe in themselves and […]

Wildcats have no trouble with Lead-Deadwood

The Custer High School boys basketball team has been on the wrong end of several lopsided final scores during the course of the season. Last Thursday, it got a chance to see how it feels to be on the other side. The Wildcats took an early lead and never looked back on the way to […]

Boys snap four game skid

A hall of fame ceremony was followed by a much-needed win by the Custer High School boys basketball team last Thursday evening at the Armory, as the Wildcats followed up the Custer High School Hall of Fame ceremony by winning their first game since Dec. 15 with a 55-45 victory over the visiting Hill City […]

CHS grad still has vaulting prowess

Custer High School graduate Ian Tullberg recently competed in the pole vault at the Mid-America Region Masters Championships in Pueblo, Colo., where he vaulted 13 feet, good for first place. Tullberg, 41, is still the Custer High School record holder in the pole vault, with a top vault of 15-4 1/2. The former state champion was […]

Volleyball tops Douglas in thriller

It was another jam- packed schedule for the Custer Wildcat volleyball team, as it took on three opponents this past week of play. On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Wildcats hosted the “AA” Douglas Patriots in a heart-stopper of a game that went four sets. The game started out with the Wildcats striking first, but Douglas […]

Custer wins triangular, fifth at Hot Springs

The Custer-Edgemont High School wrestling team continues to win matches by placing over both Belle Fourche and Lead-Deadwood at last Thursday’s triangular match in Custer. Custer-Edgemont won against Belle Fourche with a score of 37 to 31. Chance Grill won over Cade Bickerdyke in the 138 weight class while Irail Griffin took the 145 weight […]

Boys drop ’Diggers, pounded by Cavs

The Custer High School boys basketball team split a pair of games on the road last week, defeating Lead-Deadwood 57-54 Jan. 10 before falling to St. Thomas More 70-38 two nights later. Against Lead-Deadwood, the Wildcats came out with guns blazing, taking a seven-point lead early before eventually taking a 16-point lead into halftime. The […]

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