’Cats place third at Lakota Nation

In its Sept. 26 game against Hill City, the Custer High School volleyball team lost in five sets (20-25, 25-17, 25-20, 22-25 and 13-15). Leah Zacher led the team with eight kills, and Renee Kirk was close behind with six. Kirk also led the ’Cats with 24 points while Torrie Murray had six blocks. “This […]

Cheer team takes seventh at Sturgis

The Custer Wildcats cheer team competed at the Sturgis Invitational last Tuesday, Sept. 26, but sickness left the team one member short. “At Sturgis we were still struggling with members being sick, so lacking one member makes it difficult to compete with a full routine,” said coach Tiffany Newman. The Wildcats placed seventh, respectfully, with […]

Cross country heads to conference meet

The Custer High School cross country team competed in the Sturgis Invitational last Thursday, Sept. 28. The girls team came in seventh place in the team standings despite being short two runners, Mallory Delmont and Tayler Carlson, who were training the past week. The younger team members stepped up into the top scoring positions. Kadense […]

Football team drops third in a row

Custer High School head football coach Russ Bailey hoped a bye week would be just what the doctor ordered for his football team, allowing it to get back to the basics and regain some confidence before entering the home stretch of its season. While the team did have a second fall camp of sorts during […]

Movie night begins at school theatre

The Custer Jr./Sr. High School Student Council presented its first movie, Disney’s “Moana,” in the Custer Jr./Sr. High School theatre Sept. 28. The movie theater experience for its young patrons (supervised by parents) was complete with admission line, concession treats (popcorn, pizza, bottled water) and a big-screen theater presentation with a sound system. This was […]

Golf team headed to state meet

By Jacy Glazier The Custer High School golf team will head to the state meet after placing third overall in Monday’s regional tournament at Boulder Canyon Golf Course in Sturgis. The Wildcats finished the tournament with a score of 415. The St. Thomas More Cavaliers came in first with a score of 347, followed by […]

Cross country places high

By Jacy Glazier The Custer Cross Country team was hit with a virus last week that left a couple varsity runners out of commission and weakened others. Ben Wahlstrom and Mitchell Snyder sat out on the boys side and Tori Glazier was out on the girls side at the meet Friday, Sept. 22, at Hart […]

Cross country second at home meet

Both the boys and girls Custer High School cross country varsity teams came in second at last Thursday’s Eldon Knudson Custer Invitational at Rocky Knolls Golf Course. All top varsity runners went into the meet with the intent of using it as a hard workout before the Huron Invitational on Saturday. The boys finished second […]

Volleyball team beats Douglas, falls to Lead

The Custer High School volleyball team defeated Douglas last Tuesday in three sets (25-18, 25-17 and 25-22). “The Wildcats played a solid volleyball game in their win against Douglas. We have devoted a lot of practice time working on our net play and coverage and it really paid off,” said coach Jill Hohn. Torrie Murray […]

Football team trampled by Bison

For the second straight year, the Southern Hills Showdown was anything but competitive last Friday evening in Hot Springs. More disconcerting for Custer High School head football coach Russ Bailey, however, is that for the second straight week, the Wildcat offense did next to nothing when it was varsity against varsity. Custer was held to […]

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