Category Archives: Local Sports

Micro Mania Coming to Pierre

Micro Mania Coming to Pierre

Micro Mania, an event first seen in the state in Sturgis last year, will be coming to Pierre on Friday at the Long Branch. What is Micro Mania? Billy Blade, host of Micro Mania gives the details… One of the biggest events that Micro Mania has performed was about three years ago and Blade says…read more »

High School Activities Set to Begin in August

High School Activities Set to Begin in August

School activities will start early next month, some before the start of classes. Dan Swartos, Executive Director of the South Dakota High School Activities Association, says they will soon have the final Covid-19 guidelines for the new school year… Swartos says they will also be working on adding another sanctioned sport… Swartos says they will…read more »

Trappers Swept by Sasquatch

Trappers Swept by Sasquatch

The Pierre Trappers fell 7-2 in the finale of the quick two game series in Spearfish to the Sasquatch as the playoff hopes are diminishing. Charles McAdoo and Theo Hardy drove in a combined five runs for the Sasquatch each going 2-4 at the plate. Jacob Griffin gave the Trappers its only RBI in the…read more »

Post 8 Can’t Hang on to Lead, Season Ends with Loss to Renner

Post 8 Can’t Hang on to Lead, Season Ends with Loss to Renner

Pierre Post 8 built up an early 6-1 lead over Renner in the state semifinal on Monday but Renner would make a run and win 7-6, eliminating Pierre from the state tournament. Elliot Leif started the scoring in the second with a two RBI single to centerfield. An error in the top of the third…read more »

New Cooperative in South Dakota Football

New Cooperative in South Dakota Football

A long travel for two schools, but a chance to play football has been allowed by the South Dakota High School Activities Association in Monday’s meeting. Starting this fall and approved through the 2024 school year, Harding County and Bison will Co-op. The team will be a part of Class 9B. The two schools are…read more »

Big Inning Leads to Spearfish win over Trappers

Big Inning Leads to Spearfish win over Trappers

The Spearfish Sasquatch scored in the first two innings and used a six run sixth to defeat the Pierre Trappers in Spearfish on Monday night, 11-4. After Spearfish would jump out to a 1-0 lead, Brendon Perez would double home two runs giving the Trappers a 3-2 lead. In the top of the third, the…read more »

Legion Season Alive After Two Elimination Game Wins

Legion Season Alive After Two Elimination Game Wins

A loss on Friday in the opener of the series for Pierre Post 8 put them without any room for error, but the Eights were able to win both Saturday and Sunday to stay alive and be one of the final four teams in the state tournament. A three run home run for Cade Hinkle…read more »

Trappers Avoid Sweep, Beat Tommyknockers Sunday

Trappers Avoid Sweep, Beat Tommyknockers Sunday

After three straight losses from the Pierre Trappers to the Mining City Tommyknockers, the Trappers beat Mining City 12-9. The Trappers are now 5-16 on the season and the chance at the playoffs continue to drain away as Pierre is 10 games back of the division leading, Fremont Moo with just 14 games left to…read more »

Post 8 Jr. Legion Finishes 1-2 in State Tournament

Post 8 Jr. Legion Finishes 1-2 in State Tournament

A wild finish to the first game of the tournament for the Post 8 Jr. Legion was all they could muster for wins. The Eights would lose both Saturday and Sunday to be eliminated. Cade Kaiser scored the winning run to beat Sioux Falls West on Friday night 4-3 on a wild pitch to send…read more »