NewsNovember 30 2016

Sprenger named Friend of 4-H

Posted by Lucy Halverson

Friend of 4-H 
 Mike Sprenger of Presho was named Friend of 4-H at the annual 4-H Recognition Night held Sat., Nov. 12 at the Lutheran Church in Presho. Sprenger, who became a certified master gardener several years ago, has judged produce at Lyman County Achievement Days for a number of years. As a local insurance agent, Sprenger has been a sponsor of various 4-H events throughout the years. County 4-H advisor Misty Welter presented a plaque to Sprenger last week, as he was out of town the night of Recognition.

NewsNovember 30 2016

Win Chamber Bucks at Holiday Open House in Presho

Posted by Lucy Halverson

Win Chamber Bucks at Holiday Open House in Presho

The Presho Area Chamber will hold the annual Holiday Open House event Thurs., Dec. 1 from 4:30 p.m. To 7:00 p.m. The annual event will kick off the holiday season in Presho. Businesses in Presho will be open until 7:00 p.m and invite patrons to stop in for refreshments and see what services or products your local businesses have to offer for holiday gift giving and to say thanks for your past patronage. Santa will be at the Presho Post Office and available for photos and to visit with children. The Presho Area Chamber will hold a drawing the night of the open house for two gift baskets, one for adults and one for youth. Starting Dec. 1, when you make a purchase at a chamber member business you can sign the back of your receipt to enter into a drawing for $25 in Presho Chamber Bucks or a turkey. The first drawing will he held Monday, Dec. 5 and again the next two Mondays on the 12 and 19. Remember the more you shop in Presho the better your chances to win. The benefits of shopping locally are numerous and help small business owners but also the community. By buying local, you are supporting your own community and strengthening its economic base. The Presho Area Chamber, an organization of local businesses, strives to promote the community by hosting events throughout the year and also through the sales of Presho Chamber Bucks. Chamber Bucks are dollars, available in denominations of $5 and $10, that can be used like cash at any of the participating chamber member businesses. Chamber Bucks make a great gift at the holidays or anytime of the year. They maybe purchased by contacting chamber director Nicole Husman. Chamber members that accept Chamber Bucks include; AAA Pheasant, ABR, BankWest, BankWest Insurance, Buckshot Pheasant Hunts, Comps Pheasant Hunting, Christensen Real Estate, Country Curl, Dakota Mill and Grain, Dakota Prairie Bank, Farmers Union Oil, Garnos Ranch Hunting, Golden Buffalo Casino, Hair West, Hutch’s Cafe and Lounge, Hutch’s Motel, Husman’s Grocery, Isburg Funeral Chapels, Jet Lanes, Kennebec Telephone, KPI Insurance, Lyman County Herald, LC Historical Society, Lyman School District, Lyman Fitness Center, Medicine Creek Golf Course, Mosquito Park, Moore Building Supply, New Frontier Campground, Presho Livestock, Presho General Store, Presho Pharmacy, Ringneck Hunting Lodge, Sanford Chamberlain, ScottE. Enterprise, Schoeny’s Lodging, Smithy Spraying, Snake Den Lodge, Stanley/Jones Clinic, Thrift Store and More, West Central Electric, West River Flowers, and Willis Vet Supplies.


NewsNovember 22 2016

Raiders return from State B with 8th place

Posted by Lucy Halverson

  
Raiders return from State B
 
The Lady Raiders pose for a team photo at the State Volleyball Tournament in Huron Saturday with their eighth place trophy. Standing l-r: Asst. coach Alyssa Binger, Jacey Miller, Katie McManus, Grace Erikson, Bailey DeJong, Ashton Smith, Shelby Schindler, Raeann Patrick, Kacie Wagner, Kayt Garnos, Joslyn Jessop, Lindsey Thiry, and Coach Keith Herman. Front row, Carly Uthe, Rian Johnson, Kadie Terca, Sara Herman, Hanna Thiry, Quinn Lulf, and Allison Schelske. 
 
 
 
Lyman’s trip to the State B Volleyball Tournament may not have ended like the team had hoped but coach Keith Herman summed up his feelings with regards the to the Raider’s season at the welcome home ceremony Sunday with the following quote. Well, it was worth the trip!” According to Herman, the quote was borrowed from loyal fan and Raider supporter Paul Olson who made the comment following one the Raider’s out-of-town matches earlier this season.
 
  It was a good season,” said Herman. “We had the capability to finish higher in the tournament, but we all understand the reality of the game and we ended up eighth. In the end injuries and the resulting changes in positions plagued the Raiders at the 2016 State B Volleyball Tournament. 
 
 Thursday the Raiders opened play against #3 ranked Chester Area, the defending champs from last year, and lost in a quick 0-3 match. We just didn’t play our game,” said Herman. “They came out hitting hard and took control.” Offensively, Chester took control early. Sometimes a good team can just take you out of your game,” said Herman. Shelby Schindler led the Raiders with 10 kills, followed by Raeann Patrick with five. Carly Uthe led with 13 assists and 13 digs and Sara Herman had 12 digs. 
 
 The Raiders came back out on the second day to face Pattle-Geddes in what turned out to be a long, tough match that ended sadly for middle hitter Schindler who went down in the fourth game with an ankle injury. The Raiders lost 2-3 to Platte-Geddes who finished the tournament in fifth place. The games were all close, 29-27 Platte, then Lyman took the next two games 25-21 and 25-18. We were starting a come back in the fourth when Shelby went down, and we struggled to hold on,” said Herman. The Raiders lost the fourth in a close 26-24 game. The fifth game was close as Herman tried to fill the position and finish out on top but the Raiders came up short 13-15. Schindler had 24 kills, followed by Smith with 17, DeJong 17 and Patrick 10. Herman had two aces and 48 digs, Uthe 31 assists and Thiry 26.
 
 Saturday, the Raiders faced Harding County in the first game of the day. Under a less than favorable situation as another player Raeann Patrick suffered an ankle injury that she played on. The Raiders lost in 3; 25-15, 25-21 and 25-22. Coach Herman tried some changes in the rotation Saturday to cover for the loss of Schindler that cost the team a penalty point that had libero Sara Herman playing in the front row.
 
  They (girls) seemed to try hard to step up and fill the void but they were just off their game,” said Herman. Lyman was led by 14 kills and three blocks from DeJong and 12 kills from Patrick. Both Uthe and Thiry had double-doubles, as Uthe had 19 digs and 14 assists and Thiry had 16 assists and 14 digs. Sara Herman finished with a match-high 21 digs for the Raiders. The Raiders finish the season 24-11.

NewsNovember 17 2016

Lyman Volleyball team plays today at State B Tournament in Huron

Posted by Lucy Halverson

The Raiders, seeded #6, will play the first evening game against #3 Chester Area, at the State B Tournament in Huron. South Dakota Public TV will be broadcasting the A Tournament but other games will be available on the online.
 
 
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