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 […]

Volleyball wins two on the road

With two away games this past week, the Custer volleyball team is getting great practice for the latter part of the season, which will primarily be spent on the road. “I think the girls are focused. They know it will be tough with away games, but mentally it will help them,” said coach Renae Schneider. […]

Boys cross country team wins conference crown

After a summer full of training, the varsity boys cross country team is seeing the rewards of their hard work, starting with the Black Hills Conference (BHC) championship title. The boys team took first place at the BHC meet  Thursday, Oct. 6, in Douglas, where they finished with an impressive 33 points. “They really wanted […]

’Cats mercy-ruled for the second time

Custer High School football coach Russ Bailey distinctly recalls a time in his coaching past when another coach told him about a theme that coach’s team had put on T-shirts: “You either lift weights, or you become a victim.” As the Custer crowd filtered out of Woodward Field in Hot Springs last Friday evening and […]

Wildcats remain LNI volleyball champs

It was almost like deja vu in the Rapid City Civic Center on Saturday, Oct. 1: the Custer Wildcats and White River Tigers meeting once again, battling it out on the front volleyball court for the coveted Lakota Nation Invitational (LNI) championship title. While it may have seemed like an image straight from 2015, Saturday’s […]

XC looks ahead to state meet

Members of the Custer cross country team continue to keep each other on their toes as they head into the final stretch of the 2016 season. The Sturgis Invitational, held Thursday, Sept. 29, marked the final regular meet for the season. At the “AA” meet, the top five runners were scored, with the top 15 […]

Football team falls to Bennett County

For the first time since the Black Hills Conference was divided into two divisions in 2013, the Custer Wildcats have lost a game within its division, the Crazy Horse Division. That loss came last Friday evening at Bennett County, when the Wildcat offense was held to 71 total yards of offense in a 12-8 loss […]

Featured Ad