Venture Vision to Air 2012 State Girls BB Tournaments
Venture Communications, in cooperation with South Dakota Public TV (SDPB) and SDN Communications will partner to bring the 2012 State Girls Basketball Tournaments to Venture communities. The three companies will allow Venture TV viewers an opportunity to choose the tournament they wish to watch.
For those fans who will be unable to travel and attend the games in a live setting, tune into your local Venture Vision channels and South Dakota Public TV channels. Live coverage of the complete State AA Tournament from Frost Arena in Brookings will air on channel #400 beginning Thursday, March 8 at 1:00pm CST continuing thru Saturday evening, March 10.
The Wessington Springs Spartans boys basketball team has earned a first round bye in the upcoming District 9B Tournament at the Huron Arena. They are scheduled to play on Tuesday, February 28. Members of the high school boys teams include, from left: front row: Levi Olinger, Bailey Willman, Jase Kraft, Hunter Mees, Nicolas Paulson; 2nd Row: Colby Fastnacht, Corwin Miller, Owen Witte, Trenity Kenobbie, Zach Privett, Caleb Cerney; Back Row: Braden Jones, Jake Krohmer, Gus Gran, Trevor Kenobbie, Terrek Butterfield, Jevon Hohn, Zachary Paulson.
The 2011 Wessington Springs High School varsity volleyball team consisted of, back row: coach. Sandra Jones, Haley Reider, Shelby Sandmann, Devin Tebay, Traci Orth, Shyanne Kopfmann, Monica Jones, Asst. coach Jordan VonEye;
Front: row: Kayla Boomsma, Lexi Olinger, Taylor Sinkie, Morgan Tebay, Sheyanne Brodkorb. Inset: Cassidy Musick.
Dig Pink Night:
Shyanne Kopfmann and Devin Tebay go up for a block for the Wessington Springs varsity volleyball team during a match last week in the elementary school gym. (Right) a lineup of players at the match.
Student council, volleyball team plan breast cancer benefit Tuesday night
The Dig Pink Night sponsored by the Spartan volleyball team and the Wessington Springs High School student council will be October 18, 2011 during the James Valley Christian event beginning at 6:15 pm.
After top 100 finish at Boston Marathon
Distance runner Curtis Huffman, Wessington Springs, recently topped the field in the 2011 Omaha Marathon in Omaha, Nebraska.
He took 1st place in a time of 2:36:54., eight minutes ahead of second place.
It was the first marathon win for Huffman and ninth marathon in eight different states. Last year he finished in the top 100 at the Boston Marathon, one of the premier marathon races in the world.
The weather was perfect for a marathon. It was near 45 in the morning and was up to 60 by at the end.
The 2011 annual youth hunt was held at the Foothills Lodge, south of Wessington Springs, on Sunday, October 2.
The Foothills Lodge –owned and operated by Dan Kruse and Fred Krohmer– is a local pheasant hunting lodge that opens its doors and hunting ground to the youth hunt. The hunt is sponsored by the Jerauld County chapter of Pheasants Forever.
Jason Weber was the local coordinator of the project.
Shown no specific order are: Levi Waldhauser, Kadin Kelsch, Hunter Mathias, Elijay Snay, Kanin Nelson, Cole Christensen, Brady Tiede, Ty Auske, Wyatt Stevens, Clayton Dornbusch, Trevor Harms, Drew Kress, Nate Kress, Nathan Huisman, Elliot Ohlrogge, Aaron Linke, Jonathan Linke, Philip Degreef and Hayden Hooks.