Lady Tiger season comes to an end

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The White River Lady Tigers play Kadoka in the semi-final round of District 13B in Kadoka.

The match up was the third time the two teams had met this year.  The Lady Tigers won the first match up in the first game of the season and then lost to the Lady Kougars in the Souther Plains Tournament.

The Lady Tigers came out playing hard with a first quarter score of 13-16 in favor of Kadoka. The first half ended with  a score of 33-36 still in favor of Kadoka.

The second half saw the Lady Tigers fighting to get back in the game with a score at

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Fall sports to begin practice

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Practices for teams competing through the Fall are set to begin soon. 

Volleyball will begin with a parents/rules meeting  on Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Janklow Room. Practice will be held on Thursday, August 14 and Friday, August 15 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Football practice for the high schoolers starts on Thursday

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State High School Rodeo Finals held in Belle Fourche

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The State High School Rodeo Finals were held in Belle Fourche over the weekend with only a handful of locals who had qualified.

Olathe Schmidt of White River participated in both the cattle cutting and bull riding at State. He had 23 points going into State in the cutting and after earning points in both the first and second rounds at State, he

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Little League brings community fun

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Little League made its official return to White River with games at the ball diamond on Thursday evening, June 19. White River hosted Wall for a pair of games, minors and majors, and it was good entertainment for the many who stopped by to see the games.

The minors got started at 4 p.m. and Wall had the advantage in that one. They won

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Burbank headlines WGP All-Conf team

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The Western Great Plains All-Conference team has been selected for the 2013-2014 season. White River High School senior Tavis Burbank headlined the group as Conference MVP. He averaged 13 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2.2 steals per game through Region play and was named to the All-Tournament Team at State. Burbank was also named to the

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Area’s best seniors converge on White River for annual All-Star games

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By Kristan Krogman

The annual Western Great Plains Senior All-Star games were held at Barnhart Gymnasium Tuesday, April 8 in White River. Seventeen schools were represented with over forty athletes showcasing their talents. In addition to a pair of exciting basketball games, the extras included a dunk contest, won by Eriq Swiftwater of Oelrichs

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WRHS track preview 2014

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Submitted by Corey Sayler

Of course with the first spring snow storm comes a Track preview!  WRHS athletes started track on March 24, and are in the early stages of getting prepared for the upcoming season. As always, the goal is to make it to State which is in Sioux Falls the last weekend in May.  

Returning State Qualifiers from last

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James Valley Christian knocks off WR

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By Kristan Krogman

It wasn’t as close as the final score indicated but it was an entertaining battle nonetheless, when the Tigers faced James Valley Christian  at this year’s DWU Classic February 15.

JVC had the momentum in quarter one, scoring on jump shots and layups, offensive rebounds and three pointers.  White River led 2-0 but

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Tigers take 2nd at WGP Tourney

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By Kristan Krogman

White River hosted the Western Great Plains Middle School Boys Basketball Tourney Saturday, February 8, with ten teams competing. 

White River went undefeated in pool play, posting wins over Kadoka Area, Bennett County, New Underwood, and Wall.

Stanley County was the top seed in their pool, which consisted of teams from

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