E-LB Marching Band competes at competitions

October 12, 2017

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E-LB’s high school band earned a gold plaque at the NSU Gypsy Days Marching Band Competition. 

 

So far this fall, the Elk­ton-Lake Benton High School Marching Band has competed in Arlington, South Dakota on Thursday, Sept. 28 and in Aberdeen, South Dakota on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Northern State University’s Gypsy Days.

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

Krog named MVP at the Chester Challenge last Saturday

October 12, 2017

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Hannah Krog was named MVP at the Chester Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 7.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Lady Elks battled for a victory at the Ches­ter Challenge last Satur­day, Oct. 7. They defeated the Winner Warriors in four sets, 25-17, 19-25, 25-23, and 25-13. Han­nah Krog returned home with an extra honor, as she was named Most Valuable Player at the game.

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

The Lady Elks fought the good fight against cancer

October 12, 2017

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Lady Elks volley­ball team have had a huge success this season at bat­tling it out on the volley­ball court against some of the toughest teams in the state. At Thursday eve­ning’s game, however, the ladies worked to fight for a different cause—the fight against cancer. Thursday’s game was the annual Can­cer Awareness game in which fans can wear the t-shirts sold by the E-LB vol­leyball team to raise funds for the fight against cancer.

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

E-LB varsity boys Cross Country teams takes third in DVC

October 12, 2017

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Ben­ton cross country team competed in the Da­kota Valley Conference Cross Country meet on Wednesday, Oct. 4 in Deubrook, South Dakota. The varsity boys placed third in the meet and the junior varsity boys placed second. A number of runners set personal best times.

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

Elks bring home a victory, record improves to 4-3

October 12, 2017

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The E-LB Elks improved their record to 4-3 for the season on Friday as they defeated the Dell Rapids-St. Mary Cardinals, 24-14.
Devin Sopko and Ca­leb Goertz led the team in rushing, with 16 runs and a gain of 109 yards and 18 runs and a gain of 63 yards, respectively…

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

The Elks put the Bulldogs in the doghouse with score of 28-16

October 4, 2017

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Brett Tiedeman sets up a block against a Bulldog player.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elks put the DeSmet Bulldogs into the doghouse on Friday with a victory. The final score was 28-16, bringing the Elks’ record to 3-3.
Caleb Goertz led the of­fensive game with 25 car­ries, gaining 106 yards…

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

E-LB Cross Country finished second in Colman-Egan

October 4, 2017

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Benton Cross Country team trav­eled to Colman-Egan on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The varsity boys team came out ahead of most of the other teams, finishing second in the meet. Miles Harming was near the front of the pack, finishing the 5K in third place at 18:05…
Callie Otkin and Marie Robbins ran in the girls varsity division. Otkin fin­ished with a time of 24:01 and Robbins crossed at 26:58…

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

E-LB Cross Country ranks high at Dell Rapids and Castlewood

October 4, 2017

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Ben­ton Cross Country team ran in two meets this past week, one in Dell Rapids, South Dakota and one in Castlewood, South Da­kota. The Elks did very well at both meets, with the varsity placing eighth at Dell Rapids and placing first at Castlewood. Coach Mark Harming stated, “We had a couple of great days for running at Dell Rapids and in Castlewood. In Dell Rapids over half of our athletes had their season-best time.”…

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

Small Elk Cross Country team travels to Huron

October 4, 2017

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elks took a small cross country team to Huron, South Dakota on Saturday, Sept. 16 to run in the Clyde Cotton meet. Two boys ran at the varsi­ty level in this meet, Miles Harming and Cameron Lorden…

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

Lady Elks hot on the court

October 4, 2017

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Ben­ton Lady Elks faced the Garretson Blue Dragons in Garretson, South Da­kota on Tuesday, Sept. 26. They returned home with another win, 25-15, 25-9, and 25-11. The ladies also defeated the Dell Rapids St. Mary (DRSM) Cardi­nals on Tuesday, Sept. 28, with final scores of 25-9, 25-17, and 25-13.
Landsman was hot on the court Tuesday evening, achieving 18 digs in the game…

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

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Two Elkton-Lake Benton volleyball players achieved 1,000th milestones at the Don Magnus Tournament in Elkton, South Dakota on Saturday, Sept. 23. Pictured above, senior Abby Landsman achieved her 1,000th dig at the tournament. Below, senior Callie Otkin achieved her 1,000th set assist.

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