Grizzlies fall to Divers

January 10, 2018

By Grizzly Sportswriters

 
The Hendricks Girls Basketball Team fell to the Lake Preston Divers on Jan. 4 with a great crowd on hand. The Grizzlies were up 23-18 at half-time, but suffered their second loss on the season 38-55.
“We’ve struggled offensively the last three games,” said Coach Mike Evert…

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Gymnasts defeat Cardinals

January 10, 2018

By Grizzly Sportswriters

The Hendricks-RTR Grizzly Gymnastics Team defeated the Luverne Car­dinals 134.85-120.45 at The Barn on Jan. 5.
“We probably had our best performances overall this season,” said Coach Sherri Johnson. “We post­ed our second best team score and know that we are capable of great things!”…

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Hendricks tops Ellsworth

January 10, 2018

By Grizzly Sportswriters

 
Despite sluggish play, the Hendricks Grizzlies defeated the Ellsworth Panthers 36-30 on the road to start 2018 on Jan. 2. The victory ups their season record to 7-1.
Sophie Johnson and Kaylee Johnson led the team with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

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Grizzly gymnasts meet Brookings Bobcats at the Barn

January 4, 2018

By Grizzly Sportswriters

The Hendricks-RTR Gymnastics Team hosted the Brookings Bobcats on Dec. 18 in The Barn.
The Bobcats won the an­nual match-up, 135.825 to 130.25.
“After our first two events we were basically tied with Brookings,” said Coach Sherri Johnson. “Ka­tie Ekema fell in warm ups and didn’t know until af­ter the JV that she was unable to compete so we were down one gymnast…

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Gymnasts close out 2017 with victory against the Redmen

January 4, 2018

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Cora Hofer displays her jumping ability on the balance beam in the Grizzlies’ victory over Sisseton, South Dakota. Hofer scored 7.675 to help claim the victory over the Sisseton Redmen on Dec. 22, 2017.

By Grizzly Sportswriters

The Hendricks-RTR gym­nasts hosted Sisseton in a Christmas-themed match-up on Dec. 22, 2017.
The Grizzlies scored 134.45 to claim the win, bringing their dual record to 3-3 on the season. The Redmen scored 114.15 in their defeat.
Greta Johnson won the vault with a season high 8.925, followed by Cora Hofer (8.85) in second. So­phie Johnson and Maddie Ekema both scored 8.775 to tie for third…

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Victory at the Swiftel Center

January 4, 2018

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Hendricks Girls Basketball Coach Mike Evert gives instructions to the Grizzlies in a timeout at the Swifter Center Classic held in Brookings, South Dakota on Dec. 27, 2017. The Grizzlies had a six-point deficit at halftime, but battled back in the second half to get the win.

By Grizzly Sportswriters

 
The Hendricks Grizzlies took on the Arlington Cardinals in the opening game of the Swiftel Center Classic on Dec. 27, 2017. This is the second time the Grizzlies have taken part in this three-day event. Despite a low team shooting percentage, Hendricks defeated the Cardinals 30-25 ending 2017 with a victory.
Sophie Johnson was the lone Grizzly in double digits, scoring 17 points…

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Grizzlies knock down Fulda

January 4, 2018

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No. 11 Sophie Johnson and No. 22 Abby Satterlee defend Fulda’s No. 34 Evany Luna. Hendricks defeated the Raiders 46-29 on Dec. 21, 2017.

By Grizzly Sportswriters

In the last home contest of the year, the Grizzlies defeated Fulda 46-29 in girls basketball on Dec. 21, 2017.
Kaylee Johnson and So­phie Johnson led the of­fensive attack, recording 16 and 14 points, respec­tively…

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Grizzly hoopsters defeat CMC

January 4, 2018

By GrizzlySportswriters

 
The Grizzlies traveled to Prinsburg to take on Central Minnesota Christian Bluejays in girls basketball action on Dec. 19, 2017. Hendricks recorded another victory defeating CMC 51-41.
Sophie Johnson led the Grizzly offense with 18 points followed by Kaylee Johnson’s 13…

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Local three-year-olds weigh in on what Santa does when he gets home

December 28, 2017

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Hendricks Public School’s three-year-old preschoolers answer the question, “What does Santa do when he gets home from delivering all the presents?”

By Tammy Mathison
and HPS three-year-olds
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
The stockings are filled, the presents delivered and now Santa and his reindeer are ready to call it a night. So, what does Santa do when he gets done delivering all those presents? Who better to ask than local experts— our HPS three-year-old preschoolers. Here is what they had to say.
Blisse Vierhuf: He puts the reindeer away in the shed and goes to sleep in the sleigh.
Daphne Coners: He puts the reindeer away in the barn and then watches tv…

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HPS opens sports agreement talks with neighboring districts

December 28, 2017

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
The Hendricks Public School Board followed through on the promise made to parents at the Dec. 10 parent input meeting, and have begun talks with neighboring school districts in regard to sports.At the Tuesday, Dec. 19 meeting, Superintendent Bruce Houck said they have had initial talks with both Deubrook and Estelline and that both districts were receptive. Houck said the next step will have board members and administrations meeting to further the discussions. HPS is talking to South Dakota schools first, because if it is decided to enter a sports agreement with a South Dakota school, the agreement will have to be finalized in January…

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