E-LB Homecoming King and Queen named Monday night

September 19, 2018

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The 2018 Elkton-Lake Benton Homecoming King and Queen were crowned at the coronation Monday night, Sept. 17 in Elkton, South Dakota. Pictured left to right in front are crownbearers Adeline Brunsting, Harper Houselog, Tayley Jaacks, Ryder Squires, Remington Bebensee and Jadin Otto; standing behind them are Jayla Prosch, Tiffany Rouge, Queen Baylee Jandahl, King Dylan Kuehl, Devin Sopko and Taryn Krog.

Fun run benefit was a success

September 19, 2018

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These colorful ladies were victorious in E-LB’s FCCLA Color Run held last Saturday. Cara Bressler, left, took second place and Jodie Greer crossed the finish line first. Congratulations, ladies!

Submitted by Alexis Christensen,
FCCLA Treasurer

On Saturday, Sept. 15, 13 people attended the Elkton-Lake Benton 5K Color Run 5K/Fun Run supporting Naomi Schuurman and Bob Redlinger. There were three children in the Fun Run event, the winners being Kalla Foerster, daughter of Becka and Danny Foerster, in first place, and Kaylie Kuehl, daughter of Sara and Shane Kuehl, in second place…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

E-LB cross country team competed in four meets during the first half of the month

September 19, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Benton cross country team has been busy these last two weeks, competing in four competitions during the first half of the month.
On Sept. 4, the team trav­eled to Garretson, South Dakota to participate in the Jesse James Cross Country Invitational. Char­lie Harming ran the 4,000-Meter Run in 18:22.00, while Garrett Neill ran the meet in 19:37.00. Cae­dmon Bressler finished with a time of 21:46.00…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

We’ve got spirit, yes we do!

September 19, 2018

Cheer Clinic
The Elkton-Lake Benton cheerleaders hosted a cheer clinic for the students in Elkton and Lake Benton Elementary Schools last week. The younger students joined the cheerleaders in a presentation during Friday night’s football game.

Elks topped by the Dolphins at home

September 19, 2018

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Photo courtesy of Jason Salzman/Salzman Studios
Elkton-Lake Benton’s Bryson Sik snags an interception in front of Deubrook’s No. 4 Trace Vierhuf during the second quarter of the Elks’ 14-6 loss to the Dolphins Friday night in Elkton, South Dakota.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Benton Elks met the Deubrook Dolphins at home on Fri­day night. The Dolphins went home winners, de­feating the Elks 14-6.
In the defensive game, The Elks made 26 solo tackles and 23 assisted tackles. Taryn Krog led in tackles, making nine so­los and six assists…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Lady Elks conference record stands at 3-1; loss to Dolphins

September 19, 2018

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Lady Elk No. 7 Tabitha Sanderson sets up for a serve in the junior varsity game against the Chester Flyers.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Lady Elks faced the Deubrook Dolphins in Deubrook, South Dakota on Thursday, Sept. 13. They lost the game in four sets, 20-25, 25-23, 15-25, and 17-25. This brings their overall record to a 4-8, but their conference record stands at 3-1.
Baylee Jandahl led the team in ace serves, gain­ing five…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Flyers take the Lady Elks down at home in three

September 19, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Lady Elks faced the Chester Flyers at home on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The JV final scores were 25-20 and 25-11, with the victo­ry going to the Flyers. The varsity Flyers were also victorious, defeating the Lady Elks 25-11, 25-18, and 25-19.
Hannah Krog led the ladies in attacks, with 12 kills in the game…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

A day of farm safety for LBE third graders

September 19, 2018

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Lake Benton third graders attended CHS Friends of the Farm Day at the Tracy airport on Thursday, Sept. 13. Students spent the day learning about farm safety, which included farm equipment, grain bins, propane safety, electricity, fire extinguishers, calling 911, and live animals. Lunch was provided by CHS, then a mock scenario involving an ATV accident was staged. Students watched as rescue crews arrived to help the victim of the accident. All the students were given a backpack with a t-shirt, pencils, stickers, etc.

Elkton-Lake Benton High takes care of one of its own

September 12, 2018

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Elkton-Lake Benton High School students and staff will sponsor two benefits, with proceeds going to Bob Redlinger, school custodian.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

 
The Elkton-Lake Benton High School students and staff appreciate the support they are given throughout the year by a variety of people in a variety of ways. This week, they will show their appreciation for one of their own—Bob Redlinger, who has served as a school custodian for the last year.
Lake Benton’s Bob Redlinger was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on July 21…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

E-LB runners set new personal best times at Augustana Twilight meet

September 12, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The E-LB Cross Country runners traveled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Augustana Twilight Meet, where they ran with more than 300 other runners in varsity and in junior varsity. Many of the E-LB runners finished with new personal best times….

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.