Special delivery to food shelf

November 20, 2019

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HPS Student Council hosted a We Scare Hunger event during the week of Halloween. Members of the student council brought the food collected to the food shelf in Ivanhoe. While dropping off food, the students got a tour of the food shelf and some information about what the food shelf does. Students pictured left to right in front are Taryn Scotting, Brittney Moravetz and Sydney Pierce; in back are Heidi Nicola, Jake Sapp, Sophie Johnson, Kaylee Johnson and Jesade Siverson.

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Students got a tour of the backroom of the food shelf.

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Redhawks headed to SoDak16

November 14, 2019

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Jesade Siverson serves to Wolsey-Wessington in the Region 3 finals on Nov. 7. The Redhawks defeated the Lady Warbirds 3-1.

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

 
Estelline-Hendricks made Redhawk history on Nov. 7 after defeating Wolsey-Wessington in final round of Region 3 play in DeSmet, South Dakota to advance to the SoDak 16. This is the first Redhawk team to make it to the SoDak 16, giving the Redhawks an opportunity to advance to the state tournament. The Redhawks defeated the Lady Warbirds in four sets (25-20, 17-25, 25-16, 25-19).
The Lady Warbirds were the number two seed and the Redhawks were the number three seed for the tournament.

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The Estelline-Hendricks volleyball team is pictured after qualifying to the SoDak 16. The Redhawks defeated Wolsey-Wessington to advance. Pictured left to right in front are Cynthia Jacobo-Leon, Madelyn Ebbers, Cora Hofer, Kate Wegner, Alyle Hendricks and Sadie Johnson; in back are Coach Paul Chick, Mariah Johnson, Kaylee Johnson, Sophie Johnson, Kiersten Vukelich, Kylie Beare and Jesade Siverson.

Redhawks defeat Cardinals to advance in Region 3

November 14, 2019

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Sadie Johnson focuses on the ball while serving against the Arlington Cardinals in the semi-finals of Region 3 held in Wessington, South Dakota on Nov. 5. Johnson had five ace serves on the night.

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

 
Estelline-Hendricks traveled to Wolsey, South Dakota to play the Arlington Cardinals on Nov. 5 in the semi-final round of Region 3B volleyball. After winning the first two sets, the Redhawks dropped the next two to take the match into five sets. The Redhawks took control of the fifth set to net the victory and advance to the finals. E-H defeated Arlington 25-15, 25-18, 15-25, 20-25, 15-8.
Sophie Johnson recorded 17 kills, four service aces and 40 digs to lead the Redhawks.

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Children’s theater production opens Saturday at Opera House

November 14, 2019

By Mark Wilmes
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The Lake Benton Opera House production of “Stories Under the Big Top” will be performed Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The show is directed by Crystal Enga of Marshall. The play is performed in a circus setting and is comprised of five vignettes that showcase each story.
Among the actors performing is Willow Hoff, who lives outside Balaton and is homeschooled.

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Junior Achievement of Lincoln County awarded Small Grant

November 14, 2019

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Pictured from left are Jessica Gums and Shelby Otto, receiving the United Way grant on behalf of Junior Achievement of Lincoln County.

The United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) Board of Di­rectors recently approved Small Grants in Round I totaling $2,000. The Small Grant program is an out­reach of the Community Impact funding process. The available amount of grant dollars each year is subject to change. One-time grants up to $5,000 are awarded to organizations aligned with UWSWMN’s priority areas.
Financial Stability: Ju­nior Achievement of Lin­coln County…

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Area children to present “Stories Under the Big Top”

November 7, 2019

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The cast of “Stories Under the Big Top” at Monday evening’s rehearsal at the Lake Benton Opera House.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The annual Lake Benton Opera House Children’s Theater production will be presented on Saturday, Nov. 16 with shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The show will feature 13 area 4-6th graders, who will present “Stories Under the Big Top.” The show is under the direction of Crystal Enga of Marshall, who is at the helm for the third consecutive year.
The show revisits several popular folk tales, set up as circus acts—from popular children’s stories like “The Magic Fish,” “The Lion and the Mouse,” “Billy Goats Gruff” and “The Hat Man.”…

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Children’s Theater Director Crystal Enga of Marshall.

BOO! We Scare Hunger!

November 7, 2019

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Hendricks Public School held its annual We Scare Hunger food drive event on Halloween. The food donated will be given to the local food pantry, just in time for the holiday season. Pictured left to right in front are three year-old preschoolers Jason Adams, Asher Nuese, Maddilyn Campbell, Braelynn Eischens, Maryn Pederson and Rogan Carlson; in back are Opal Campbell, Kennedy Landmark, Lucas Lis, Kaydence Nygaard, Aaden Moravetz and Duhan Skorbinski.

Volleyball wraps up regular season

November 7, 2019

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No. 25 Kylie Beare and No. 21 Sophie Johnson go up to block an Elk attack. Beare had two solo blocks and four blocks assists on the match. Johnson recorded three solo blocks.

By Redhawks
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Estelline-Hendricks played their last regular season match in LakeBen­ton on Oct. 28. The Red­hawks fell to the Elkton-Lake Benton Elks in four sets (23-25, 25-23, 18-25, 18-25).
The Redhawk offense was led by Sophie Johnson with 15 kills and Kaylee Johnson with 10…

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Redhawks compete at State Cross Country in Huron

October 30, 2019

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The Estelline-Hendricks Redhawks ended their season at the State Cross Country Meet held in Huron, South Dakota on Oct. 26. Pictured from left, Coach Jessica Johnson, Jesade Siverson, Justin Buschenfeld, Sadie Johnson, Riley Benning, Kaylee Johnson and Coach James Benning finish the day with a commemorative photo.

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

 
Estelline-Hendricks competed in Huron, South Dakota at the State Cross Country Meet on Oct. 26. The day consisted of six 5,000-meter races, starting with the Boys A, AA and B. The girls followed in the same order—A, AA and B.
The Redhawks sent five runners to state and had a big following of their Redhawk teammates and fans cheering them on.
Riley Benning took the sixth place medal to represent the Redhawks on the medal stand. Benning finished the race in 17:40.77. He placed 33rd in last year’s meet.

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Redhawks fall to top ranked C-E in State Football playoffs

October 30, 2019

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The Redhawk defense gets set to stop the CE-Hawk offense in the first round of the South Dakota 9B Football Championships.

By Redhawks
Sportswriters

 
Matched up against the top rated team in 9B, Estelline-Hendricks traveled to Colman, South Dakota on Oct. 24 for the first round of the South Dakota State Football Championships. Plagued with turnovers from the start, the Redhawks fell to the CE-Hawks 0-58.

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