Pink Posse Event Set for Sept. 26

LeAnn Thieman

LeAnn Thieman will be the speaker at the 2015 Pink Flamingo Ladies Night Out on Sept. 26 at St. Mary’s Hall. The doors will open at 6 p.m. The topic of Thieman’s talk will be “Balancing Life in Your War Zone.”

The Winner Area Breast Cancer and Support group (Pink Posse) encourages all women to come and join in an evening of friends, fellowship, fun and food. The group will celebrate and support those who have fought their battle with breast cancer.

Road Race Winners

Road Race2015 medal winners

Kade Watson and Sydney Schuyler were the overall 5K winners in the Winner Regional Healthcare Center road race.
The overall one mile winners were Pierce Nelson and Cici Watson.
Race results include:
Mens 5K
0-18—1. Kade Watson, 2. Brendan Collins, 3. Izak Moleterno
19-49—1. Todd Crooks, 2. Delbert Black Bear, 3. Jon Hanson
Women 5K
0-18—1. Sydney Schuyler, 2. Sarah Keefe
19-49—1. Calley Schuyler, 2. Leslie Bowar, 3. Amy McCullough
50 Plus—1. Kay Ducheneaux-Studeman
Mens 1 mile
0-18—1. Pierce Nelson 2. Carter Craven 3. Roper Moore
19-49—1. Aric Craven
50 +–1. Dr. Tony Berg
Women’s one mile
0-18—1. Cici Watson, 2. Ava Craven, 3. Torre Buus
19-49—1. Ashley Robbins
There were several walkers who took part in the race.
Road race partners include: Lil’ Feller, Pink Posse, Winner Area Chamber of Commerce, Winner Physical Therapy and Winner Regional Clinic.

road race plaque winners

Winner Football Team Improves to 3-0

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The opening kickoff set the tone for the game as the Winner Warriors defeated Wagner 56-6 Friday night. The No. 2 rated Warriors improved their record to 3-0.
The game ended with 2:44 left to play in the fourth quarter due to the mercy rule.
Lattrell Terkildsen took the opening kickoff and ran 90 yards for the touchdown to open the game. This was the first of 28 points that Winner scored in the first quarter.
“That opening kickoff was a great start to the game,” said coach Dan Aaker. “We played a well rounded game with a special teams touchdown, a defensive TD and a defensive interception by Windsor Barry for a TD. It is not very often that you see all three areas be able to score a touchdown,” said the coach.

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Lady Warriors defeat Bennett County

Winner High School volleyball team defeated Bennett County in three games on Sept. 8.
Winner won 25-13, 25-18, 25-20.

“We came out slow and had no intensity,” said coach Jaime Keiser. “We gave Bennett County too many unearned points and didn’t play up to our potential. We struggled passing in serve receive which kept us out of system,” said the coach.  “It was a win but we needed to get more consistent to playing to our level and not to our opponents level,” she said.

The next action for Winner will be at the Big Dakota Conference meet in Ft. Pierre on Sept. 19.

Lady Warriors Place 2nd

Winner Area cross country girls took second place at the Scotland Invitational on Sept. 8. The Winner area boys took fourth place.
Leading the Lady Warriors was Chloe Bartels who placed third followed by Sam Schuyler, 6th; Aryn Meiners, 14th and Hayley Halverson, 27th.
In the girls JV race, Megan Blare placed 2nd and Katherine Jankauskas was 7th.

The Winner area varsity boys were led by Colby Curtis, 6th; Grant Winter, 21st; Dawson Phillips, 26th and Wyatt Turnquist, 32nd.
In the junior varsity boys race, Cohl Turnquist placed 25th.

Golfers Place 3rd at Big Dakota

Winner High School boys golf team placed third at the Big Dakota Conference golf tournament in Pierre on Thursday.  Chamberlain won the team title.

Sam Hossle led the Warriors as he took fifth place. Hossle shot an 83.  Also golfing for Winner were Luke Engel, 94; Duncan English, 108 and Matt Hartley, 112.

The Winner golfers will compete in the pre-regional Sept. 21 in Pierre.

Winner High School boys golf team took fourth place at the Chamberlain Invitational. Chamberlain won the team title.

Sam Hossle was the top golfer for Winner as he took 11th place with a 90.   Also golfing for Winner were Luke Engel, 100;  Duncan English, 120 and Matt Hartley, 130.


Cheer, Dance Place at Invitational

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Winner High School competitive dance team took third place and the cheer team took fifth place at the Winner competitive cheer and dance invitational on Sept. 12.
Winner hosted several schools for invitational.

The Winner High School cheer team competed in Pierre on Saturday at the Pierre Invitational. “We competed against 8 double AA schools and 3 A schools. This is probably the hardest competition that we go to all year. Most of these programs have girls that are dedicated to just one sport at a time. Winner on the other hand shares girls between cheer, dance, volleyball and cross country,” said coach Val Ewing.

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Daniel Musilek, 51

musilek obit

Daniel Philip Musilek was born on January 3, 1964. He was the youngest of 3 children born to William and Cecilia (Rohde) Musilek. Daniel spent most of his life on the family farm south of Colome. Daniel worked off the farm also as a care giver at Silver Threads, Rose Manor and the Elder Inn. Daniel cared for his parents and brother on the farm until their deaths.

Daniel sold the farm and bought a house in Winner, in January of 2013. He was very proud of his home in Winner. Daniel went to work at Holiday Inn Express as a maintenance foreman shortly after moving to Winner.

When he retired from the Holiday Inn he made a trip to Armour weekly to have the local paper printed. Daniel loved cars and tractors. He always had his vehicles clean and waxed. If they had dust on them they got washed. We would joke with him that he cleaned them so much that the wax wouldn’t stay on. He would just laugh and say “yes, they are clean”. He detailed cars for people in his garage. His favorite car was a corvette. He liked to restore cars and tractors and was very good at it.

Terry Luse, 64

Terry Earl Luse was born July 28, 1951 to Earl and Lucile (Johnson) Luse. He was the third of four children. Terry attended grade school all eight years at the little school house right at the top of the hill being taught by his sister Kaye, and Rod Billings and Glenn Linse, who later became his cousins-in-law. He went to Keya Paha County High School and graduated in 1969. Terry then attended a semester of diesel mechanics school in Springfield, SD.
Terry married his high school sweetheart, Karla Nilson on April 4, 1970. Other then 2 years spent living east of Burton, NE, they lived all of their married life on the home place just north of Wewela.
Terry was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith on December 13, 1970. They were members of Grace Lutheran Church in Burton, NE for over 40 years and later transferred to the Zion Lutheran Church of Colome, SD.
He was a member of the Burton Bombers men’s softball team and also coached baseball in Wewela and Clearfield. Many fond memories and friendships were made during these times. Terry was also active on the Wewela Community Hall Board, the Keya Paha township board, Grace Lutheran Church, and Zion Lutheran Church and belonged to trap clubs in Springview and Winner.
Terry instilled his love of shooting and hunting in his son and grandkids. Many hours were spent out on the deck shooting prairie dogs or waiting in a deer blind and walking the draws looking for “the big one” during deer season. His other love was farming and watching his crops grow. This started at a very early age, as he remembered and talked fondly about using an 8N Ford and 2 row equipment with his Grandpa Johnson and dad.
Terry was a people person, he never met a stranger and greatly enjoyed visiting with anyone he encountered. He was a prankster with a contagious attitude and laugh, who loved his family and friends very deeply, especially is grandkids and lived by the motto “the best things in life are not things.” Terry will be greatly missed.