Grill wins at Philip, Wildcats sweep quadrangular

It was another busy week for the Custer Wildcat wrestling team. In addition to traveling to two tournaments, the Wildcats hosted their last home meet for the season, the Custer Quadrangular on Thursday, Jan. 12. “Thursday night, the kids really wrestled well,” coach Jared Webster said. “I was impressed.” Custer first took on Red Cloud, […]

Nine three-pointers help ’Cats climb over Wall

There’s an old saying in basketball, Custer High School girls basketball coach Stephanie Ornelas said: You don’t win a lot of games outside. If that’s the rule, her team was the exception to the rule last Friday evening. The Wildcats shot nearly 40 percent from the three-point range, drilling nine during the game, in handing the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Glazier hits points milestone in Wildcat win

Only two girls in the history of Custer High School basketball have reached the 1,000-point plateau and both were involved in last Thursday night’s game at the Armory; one as player, the other as coach. Tori Glazier scored the 1,000th point of her high school career while helping the Wildcats to a 41-37 win over […]

Five Wildcat wrestlers bring home medals

The two-week break proved to be successful for the Custer wrestling team after a handful of medals traveled back from Lyman County. Seven wrestlers returned from the Mid Dakota Monster wrestling tournament at Lyman County, Jan. 6-7, with medals. As a team, the Wildcats placed ninth overall with 102 points. Winner took first place with […]

Boys drop a pair on East River trip

It was a tough weekend for the Custer High School boys basketball team as it traveled to the eastern part of the state last week, where it dropped two more games and fell to 1-6 on the young season. One of the losses was more acceptable, if not expected, by head coach Paul Kelley, as […]

Girls beat Cossacks, fall to Cardinals

The Custer High School girls basketball team has yet to have a losing streak this season. Unfortunately, it has yet to have a winning streak, either. The Wildcats continued their early season trend of alternating wins and losses last weekend during their East River road trip as the girls defeated Sioux Valley 52-49 in Volga […]

Girls finish sixth at LNI

The Custer High School girls basketball team alternated wins and losses in going 2-2 and finishing in sixth place at last week’s Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City. The Wildcats faced Red Cloud in the fifth and sixth place game Saturday afternoon at St. Thomas More. After a nip and tuck battle throughout most of […]

Boys win one, lose three at LNI

The Custer High School boys basketball team built up a 10-0 lead in the first five minutes in its final game of the Lakota National Invitational Saturday, only to be outscored 37-8 the remainder of the half on the way to a 62-52 loss. It was the Wildcats’ third loss of the tournament, as the […]

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