’Cats place third at Black Hills Classic

The Custer-Edgemont High School wrestling team competed in the Black Hills Classic last weekend in Hill City where they placed third behind Philip and Rapid City Central with 169 total points. “We could have done a little better but I think we performed excellent. We need to work on winning those close matches,” said coach […]

’Cats win triangular, take fourth in Belle

The Custer-Edgemont High School wrestling team competed in the Belle Fourche Invitational Tournament last weekend and the Douglas Triangular last Thursday with the Wildcats placing fourth at Belle Fourche and winning both matches against Douglas and Chadron, Neb., at the triangular. Custer placed fourth with 149 points behind Rapid City Stevens, Sturgis and Dickinson in […]

Girls team makes it three straight victories

It took more than a quarter, but the Custer High School girls basketball team imposed its will behind 29 points and 12 rebounds from Tori Glazier on the way to a 59-37 win over the Rapid City Christian Comets last Friday evening at Hart Ranch outside Rapid City. The Comets looked as if they may […]

’Cats fall to Patriots, Comets

The Rapid City Christian Comets jumped out to a first quarter lead of 19-4 and never looked back en route to defeating the Custer High School boys basketball team 71-53 last Friday evening at Hart Ranch outside of Rapid City. The Wildcats were down 49-22 at halftime after a red-hot shooting performance by the Comets […]

Bob Judson inducted into Custer High School Hall of Fame

By Jason Ferguson When Bob Judson is inducted into the Custer High School Hall of Fame Feb. 2, it will be the fifth such honor for the former Wildcat three-sport athlete. In addition to his upcoming honor, Judson has also been inducted into the South Dakota Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame, The South Dakota Coaches […]

Neil Witt inducted into Custer High School Hall of Fame

By Jason Ferguson Neil Witt marvels at the changes that occurred within the Custer School District during his 18 years as maintenance supervisor. He marvels even more at the changes that have taken place since he retired in 2000. “When I started, there wasn’t such thing as cell phones,” he said. “Communication was a lot […]

Wrestlers take the mat in Winner

By Jacy Glazier The Custer-Edgemont High School wrestling team competed in the Winner Invitational last weekend where it placed sixth with 128 points behind Winner, Mobridge-Pollock, Philip, Burke-Gregory and Bon Homme-Scotland. In the 106-pound weight class Jestyn Woodward took second place and scored 22 points for the Wildcats. Brennan Hanes took fourth place in the […]

‘Cats drop ‘Gators for third win

By Jason Ferguson When you’re a team as young as the Custer High School boys basketball team, any winning streak is a good thing—even if it’s a modest two-game streak. Last Thursday the Wildcats picked up their second consecutive win and third win overall in thrilling fashion, surviving three last-second shots from the visiting Newell […]

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 drop Tigers to snap skid

A six-game losing streak came to an end in emphatic fashion for the Custer High School basketball team last Saturday as the Wildcats overcame a slow start to bury the visiting Oelrichs Tigers 72-46. “I think it’s huge for the kids’ morale,” head coach Paul Kelley said of the team getting its second win of the season. […]

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