Cowgirls split games

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The Colome Cowgirls concluded their 2019 season by splitting games with Tripp-Delmont/Armour and Burke/South Central.

By Colton Hall
Staff Writer

The Colome Cowgirls volleyball team split their last two games of the postseason with a win in five sets over Tripp-Delmont/Armour in set scores of 20-25, 27-25, 25-19, 26-24, and 15-8. Colome capped off its season with a loss to Burke/South Central in three sets in set scores of 5-25, 11-25, and 15-25.

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Lady Warriors advance

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Skyler Hansen returns a serve in the volleyball match with Red Cloud.

Winner volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 victory over Red Cloud in the second round of the regional tournament Thursday.

The Lady Warriors won 25-3, 25-11 and 25-10.

The victory sent the Lady Warriors to the Sodak 16 which was played Nov. 12 in Parkston.

Morgan Hammerbeck and Maggie LaCompte were 100 percent in serving. Hammerbeck had 7 ace serves and Rylee Root, 4. Hammerbeck had 17 kills and Kalla Bertram, 10.

Mackenzie Levi had 21 set assists and Addy Root, 14. LaCompte had 13 digs and Hammerbeck, 10. Shannon Calhoon had 2 block assists, Ellie Brozik and Hammerbeck, 1 block assist.

As a team, Winner was 94 percent in serving with 16 aces, 42 kills, 41 set assists and 50 digs.

“We came out focused and determined to win,” said coach Jaime Keiser.

“We did a great job of serving and kept Red Cloud out of system. We also did a great job of passing which helped us stay in system and attack the ball. We also did a great job of talking and working together as a team,” said the coach.

Warriors going for championship

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Coaches Dan Aaker, left and Trent Olson talk to tche Winner football team after the 38-27 victory over Webster Area on Friday.

By Dan Bechtold
Editor

Trevor Peters had a big smile on his face Friday night as he received congratulations for the football victory.

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Warriors defeat Webster Area

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Trevor Peters picks up valuable yardage for Winner in the game with Webster Area.

By Dan Bechtold
Editor

Whenever Winner plays in a semifinal football game it seems like it is a nail bitter.

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Lady Warriors win game

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Winner volleyball team celebrates after scoring a point in a
recent match.

By Dan Bechtold

Editor

Winner High School volleyball team closed out the regular season with a win over Platte-Geddes on Oct. 28.

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Cheer and Dance work hard

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Winner Area hip hop dancers won first place at state. Pictured in front from left are Kierra Bainter, Arnolla Duffy, Shelby Scott and Emily Sachtjen. In back from left are Kendyl Bachmann, Leah Wiechelman, Dani Westendorf, Joselin Kludt and Arista Kaiser.

By Colton Hall
Staff Writer

The Winner Area Cheer and Dance teams answered the bell at the state meet in Aberdeen last week.

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Cowgirls drop two games

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Libbie Petersek goes up for a block against Kimball/White Lake on Monday Oct. 28. Also pictured is Landi Krumpus (right), and Katie Welker (middle).

The ball just didn’t roll the Cowgirls way in back-to-back losses in three sets at home against Kimball/White Lake and Corsica/Stickney.

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Winner Warriors advance

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Phillip Jorgensen carries the ball for Winner in the playoff game with St. Thomas More. Winner won the game 36-13 and advances to the semifinal game which will be played in Winner on Friday, Nov. 8.

The ghosts and gobblins stayed away from the Winner football team as they defeated St. Thomas More 36-13 Thursday in the quarterfinals of Class 11B football playoffs.

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Warriors advance in playoffs

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Preston Norrid, right, takes down a Lead-Deadwood player in Thursday’s game in Winner.

By Dan Bechtold
Editor

Winner football team took its first step to advancing in the South Dakota playoffs Thursday night.

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Cowboys looking to improve

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Colome football team recently finished the season with a record of 1-7.

By Colton Hall
Staff Writer

It’s amazing how things can change in one year.

This time last year, the Colome Cowboys football team was looking to make some noise in the playoffs en route to eventually winning the Class 9B state title over Sully Buttes.

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