Wildcats advance undefeated to the SPFL championship

July 20, 2017

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Quarterback David Oates hangs onto the ball as a player from the Med City Freeze tries to take him down.

The Buffalo Ridge Wild­cats advanced to the SPFL championship with a 50-26 victory over the Med City Freeze in Lake Benton Sat­urday. This is the second time in as many years that the Wildcats will be play­ing in the championship after being undefeated in the regular season and playoffs. The Wildcats are hoping for a different outcome this year, as they lost in the championship last year by six points. The Wildcats were in a close game with five sec­onds to go before halftime and the Wildcats scored to make the score 23-14…

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Wildcats advance to round two of playoffs with 54-20 victory

July 20, 2017

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Although the first quarter ended with only nine Wildcat points on the board, the team will advance to the SPFL Championship undefeated, with a final score of 50-26.

Submitted by Mike Tiedeman

The Buffalo Ridge Wild­cats advanced to the next round of playoffs with a 54-20 victory over the North Iowa Bucks Satur­day in Lake Benton. The Wildcats are undefeated, 9-0, and the number one seed in the West Division. The Wildcats are the only undefeated team left in the league, so they will play one more home playoff game before the champi­onship which is played in St. Peter.
The Wildcats also had six players named to the Stars and Stripes all-star game…

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Fifty-eight youth in annual youth tournament in Tyler

July 20, 2017

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Among the youth golfers participating last week were Anthony Johnson, Camden Hansen, Shay O’Leary and Gabby Borresen.

By Jim Kopel 
Tribute Sports

The Tyler Golf Course was buzzing with young golfers last Wednesday as the annual youth golf tournament was played. The course was ready to play by noon as the work­ing crew had the course cleaned up after the winds and rain from the previous evening. A total of 58 kids from 17 different towns were represented. These kids played nine holes with three different age brackets.

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

Grizzly Gunners attend State Championship in Alexandria

July 13, 2017

Hendricks Grizzly Gun­ners ended this season of trap shooting by attending the Trap Shooting Cham­pionship in Alexandria on June 12.
Students shot as indi­viduals in three categories this year, based on their scores through the season and gender. All students shot very well at the tour­nament.

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

Deubrook Area girls win first state track and field title in school history

July 6, 2017

By Paul Ekern

Tri-City Star

The Deubrook Area girls track team captured the 2017 Class B state track and field meet in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on May 26 and 27 with 78 points, 30 points ahead of second place Parker’s 48 points. Ipswich had won the previous five state track and field meet titles. Deubrook finished run­ner-up to Ipswich in last year’s state meet. It was the first girls state track and field meet title in school history in a sport that was initiated at Deu­brook in 1974…

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

Grizzly Gunners attend State Championship in Alexandria

July 6, 2017

Hendricks Grizzly Gun­ners ended this season of trap shooting by attending the Trap Shooting Cham­pionship in Alexandria on June 12.
Students shot as indi­viduals in three categories this year, based on their scores through the season and gender. All students shot very well at the tour­nament.

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

Wildcats finish regular season undefeated, playoffs July 8

June 29, 2017

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The Wildcats finished their regular season undefeated. Playoffs will begin in Lake Benton on July 8.

The Buffalo Ridge Wild­cats finished their regu­lar season with a 35-14 victory in Mitchell, South Dakota on Saturday, June 24. The Wildcats now have a bye before begin­ning the first round of playoffs, which will be played in Lake Benton on Saturday, July 8.
The Wildcats are usu­ally a passing team but with high winds they had to rely heavily on their running game…

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

Deubrook girls capture title

June 22, 2017

The Deubrook Area girls track and field team captured the Class B state track and field meet team title with 78 points at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on May 26 and 27. Parker finished second to Deubrook with 48 points.

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Wildcats remain undefeated

June 22, 2017

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The Wildcats defeated the National Champions South Central Hawgs from Truman for the second time this season.

By Shelly Finzen 
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Buffalo Ridge Wild­cats improved their record to 7-0 with a 42-20 victory over the defending league and national champions from Truman, the South Central Hawgs. The Hawgs now have a record of 5-2 with their only losses com­ing from the Wildcats.
Wildcats corner back Ryan Schroeder set the tone for the Wildcat de­fense early with an inter­ception on the Hawgs’ first offensive play of the game…

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Wildcats undefeated 6-0 after victory over Tri-State Buffaloes

June 15, 2017

The Buffalo Ridge Wildcats improved their record to 6-0 with a 68- 13 victory over the Tri- State Buffaloes Saturday, June 10 in Lake Benton.
The Buffaloes fumbled on their first posses­sion and added another fumble and intercep­tion later in the game for a total of three turnovers to the Wild­cats’ one interception…

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