Now cheer this: ’Cats win state title

When the competitive cheerleaders began their routine with the cheer, “The Wildcats are here, we’re here to set the tone,” little did they know they were predicting the future: a state championship. The Custer Wildcats stunted, soared and cheered their way to the top, easily taking first place in the small squad competition at the […]

Volleyball finishes regular season undefeated

When the volleyball season first started back in August, the Custer Wildcats set a number of goals. One of those goals just became reality as the team finished its 2016 season with a perfect record, 32-0. The Wildcats are the sole team in South Dakota to have a perfect record, amassing 45.31 seed points in […]

’Cats fall to ’Diggers but make playoffs

Depending on your perspective, the glass is either half empty or half full for the Custer High School football team. On the half full side, the Wildcats are headed back to the playoffs and competed in the first round of the Class B playoffs yesterday at Red Cloud (results unavailable until after press time), a […]

Girls are back-to-back state champs

It’s not often a team gets the chance to repeat as state champions, but the girls who make up Custer’s cross country team aren’t part of your run-of-the-mill team. The Custer Wildcats went back-to-back at the South Dakota “A” cross country meet Saturday, Oct. 22, bringing the championship trophy back home for another year. Custer […]

Custer runs away with region titles

While the 2016 cross country season may have had its share of injuries, the Custer Wildcats are looking stronger than ever as both the boys and girls teams ran away with the Region 5A championship title  Thursday, Oct. 13, at Rocky Knolls Golf Course in Custer. Both teams’ four scorers finished in the top 10 […]

Cheer wins conference meet

For some teams, winning a major championship title may not come as a surprise. But for the Custer competitive cheer team, it’s the exact opposite. After competing at the Black Hills Conference invitational Thursday, Oct. 13, in Sturgis, the squad was shocked to hear their name called as the winner of the championship title, topping […]

Pine Ridge spoils Wildcat homecoming

Custer High School homecoming revelry ended with a thud last Friday evening at Wildcat Field, as the Pine Ridge football team came to Custer and spoiled the Wildcats’ homecoming by stunning the ’Cats 14-8. Perhaps even more damaging, the Thorpes also put a serious dent in the ’Cats’ playoff hopes. The loss makes Thursday’s game […]

Volleyball team thumps Bison

Perfection continues for the Custer Wildcat volleyball team as the 2016 season record now stands at 28-0. Not only are the Wildcats the sole volleyball team in the state with a perfect record, but they are now the winners of the Black Hills Conference title — a feat no other Wildcat team has been able […]

Golfers finish ninth at state

The Custer High School golf team wrapped up its season Oct. 3-4 at the Class A State Golf Meet at Hart Ranch near Rapid City where it finished in ninth place. The team shot a score of 350-353 703 in the two-day event, led by seniors Cole Conard and Noah Zacher, who finished in a […]

Injury bug hits cheer team

As the regular season comes to a close, the Custer competitive cheer team is looking to get full strength before competing in its Black Hills Conference meet this week. Injury has hit the cheer team, with two members sitting out the Douglas Invitational Saturday, Oct. 8. The injuries forced the team to modify some of […]

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