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…

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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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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…

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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
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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…

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Flyers take the Lady Elks down at home in three

September 19, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
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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…

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

September 12, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
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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.

Lady Elks bury the Bulldogs

September 12, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
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The Lady Elks faced off with the DeSmet Bulldogs in DeSmet, South Dakota on Tuesday, Sept. 4. They came home victorious, 25-10, 25-21, and 25-12. The Junior Elks were also victorious, 25-21 in both sets…

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E-LB Lady Elks played in Arlington volleyball tournament

September 12, 2018

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Elkton-Lake Benton’s Rachel Krog (left) and Jesse Busselman converge for a dig during the first game of the Elks’ 3-0 loss to Warner Saturday morning at the 2018 Arlington Invitational Varsity Volleyball Tournament in Arlington, South Dakota.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton Lake Benton Lady Elks spent Saturday, Sept. 8 playing ball in the Arlington volleyball tour­nament. The ladies played five games, winning one and losing four, making their final record 4-6.
The first game was played against the Warner Monarchs. The Monarchs defeated the Lady Elks in two sets, 25-17 and 25-22…

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Lady Elks varsity improves their record to 4-1 in Howard

September 12, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
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The Lady Elks were challenged by the Tigers at home last Thursday, Sept. 6. Although the junior Ti­gers defeated the junior Elks, the varsity Lady Elks were victorious, with scores of 25-12, 25-16, and 25-19.

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Warriors defeat Elks in Castlewood

September 12, 2018

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Elkton-Lake Benton teammates No. 14 Billy Stuefen, No. 11 Bryson Sik, and No. 18 Devin Sopko celebrate a fumble recovery during the first quarter of the Elks’ 42-0 loss to Arlington-Lake Preston Friday night in Lake Preston, South Dakota.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elks suffered a tough defeat Friday night, as the Castlewood War­riors shut them out, 42-0. Though the Elks fought hard, the points were all on the board by the end of the first half.

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