Girls BB finish 5th

February 13, 2020

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Sophie Johnson shoots for two as the Lady Elks defend. The Redhawks defeated Elkton-Lake Benton in the DVC Tournament in the semi-finals and went on to finish fifth. They also defeated the Elks in Lake Benton on Feb. 7 to bring their overall record to 9-7 on the season.

Girls fall to Colman-Egan

February 13, 2020

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Kylie Beare goes up for the shot over a Colman-Egan defender at a recent game in Hendricks. The Redhawks battled back and forth, but fell to Colman-Egan 40-47.

Boys BB season record of 6-9

February 13, 2020

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Spencer Lutz plays defense in a recent game held in Arlington. The Redhawks have an overall season record of 6-9.

Redhawks soar to State

February 13, 2020

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The Redhawk Gymnasts are pictured after their third-place finish at the Region 1 Gymnastics Meet held in Madison, South Dakota on Feb. 6. The Redhawks will make their second consecutive state meet appearance in Aberdeen, South Dakota, Feb. 14-15. Pictured left to right in front are Sadie Johnson, Kate Wagner, Cora Hofer, Sydney Pierce and Mercedies Hicks; in back are Sophie Johnson, Sarena Schwartz, Kaylee Johnson and Kenzy Beare.

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

 
Estelline-Hendricks qualified to the State Gymnastics Meet for the second year in a row at the Region 1 meet held in Madison, South Dakota on Feb. 6. The Redhawks were one of seven teams vying for a chance to qualify for State. The teams in Region 1 included Britton-Hecla, Deuel, Estelline-Hendricks, Madison, Milbank, Sisseton and West Central-Montrose.
The Redhawks started the meet on the bars with Cora Hofer leading the Redhawks with a 8.25…

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Senior Night victory at The Barn

February 13, 2020

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Redhawk seniors Sophie Johnson and Cora Hofer finish their home career at The Barn with a win over West Central-Montrose. The duo helped the team post their highest team score of the season.

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

It was an unforgettable night at The Barn as the Redhawks played host to the West Central-Mon­trose Trojans on Feb. 3. It was a festive night as seniors Cora Hofer and Sophie Johnson were rec­ognized and the junior Redhawks performed for the audience follow­ing the competition. The Redhawks put together their best meet of the season to defeat the Tro­jans 135.75 to 115.7.

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Children’s author and illustrator comes to Hendricks Public School

February 13, 2020

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Hendricks Public School is hosting David Geister on March 31 in the Distance Learning Center.

Terri DeGezelle Michels and David Geister were selected for the travel­ing author visits for the Children’s Author and Illustrator Program co­ordinated by the SWWC Service Cooperative’s Student Activities De­partment. This program brings children’s authors or illustrators into local elementary classrooms. It gives students a chance to connect with a published author or an established illustrator. Presenters show students what it takes to become a writer, how to generate ideas, inspirations, challenges and successes. The resi­dencies were held during the week of March 25-29 and April 8-12, 2019.

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JH basketball sees action

February 5, 2020

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Landen Johnson at the free throw line.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 28, the junior high Estelline-Hendricks Redhawks hosted a doubleheader against the St. Martins- Spartans in Estelline, South Dakota.
The JH girls set the tone for the night and won 17- 11, followed by the JH boys, who dominated the game, winning 45-7.

For the full story and more photos, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

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Kylee Johnson is pictured shooting for the 5th-6th grade team, as Brynnlee Hanson gets ready for the rebound.

Busy week for Redhawk gymnasts

February 5, 2020

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

After losing two meets because of weather this season, the Redhawks add­ed Milbank, Sisseton and West Central-Montrose to their home schedule. The Redhawks hosted Milbank and Sisseton on Jan. 20. The Redhawks won the triangular with a score of 133.7. Milbank was second with a score of 128.25, fol­lowed by Sisseton (110.4).
“It was great to get an­other meet on our sched­ule,” said Coach Johnson. “It was a busy week, but we were so happy to get an­other opportunity for our girls to compete.”
Cora Hofer and Sadie Johnson tied for first on the vault with scores of 9.0. So­phie Johnson placed third with an 8.9.

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Gymnasts win annual Barn Bash

February 5, 2020

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

The Estelline-Hendricks Redhawks hosted Sioux Falls Roosevelt on Jan. 17 for the eighth annual Barn Bash.
The dual meet between the largest school in South Dakota and, originally, the Grizzlies was the first and only home meet in the inau­gural season of gymnastics in Hendricks. Both teams look forward to the yearly competition as well as the parents and fans. The Red­hawks defeated the Rough Riders with a season-high 134.1 to 130.0.

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HPS students experience different cultures with grits

February 5, 2020

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Pictured from left are Hendricks Public School fourth grade teacher Josh Eide, substitute teacher Kelly Stewart, and fourth-graders Michael McCandless and Danre Skorbinski, as they experience grits first-hand.

By Violet Nelson
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Josh Eide, Hendricks Public School fourth grade teacher, has been reading the book “As Brave As You Are” to his students. This book is about two brothers from New York, age 10 and 13, who spend the summer with their grandparents’ home in rural Virginia. The brothers decide to prove how brave they are encountering new experiences.
Mr. Eide wanted to see how brave his fourth grade students were by bringing in grits, a southern food made of boiled cornmeal. Most of his students hadn’t heard of grits before, let alone eaten them.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.