Athletes, Coaches and Community highlighted at Hall of Fame

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Photos by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

TOP: The most recent inductees in the Hot Springs Bison Athletics Hall of Fame includes, from left: the 1917 Hot Springs Bison Football Team (accepted by Greg Burg, whose grandfather George Burg, Sr., was on the team), Lisa Collogan-Starr, Kathleen Schjodt, Cheryl Burg-Huddleston, Leroy Hofer (accepted by his son Preston Hofer) and Kevin Couch. Not pictured is Jim Kocer, who was represented by Hall of Fame board member Carlos...

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Farrell presented Jerry P. Miller Distinguished Service Award

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Photo courtesy Lynn Cummings

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RAPID CITY – Joyce Farrell of Hot Springs was one of three individuals presented this year with the Jerry P. Miller Distinguished Service Award by the South Dakota High School Coaches Association at a banquet held in Rapid City on June 20. 

The award is given for outstanding contributions to high school athletics and dedication to the highest and best in high school athletics. Others earning the honor were Kay Heck of Belle Fourche...

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45th Fair Derby a smash ‘em up fun time

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Photos by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald-Star

TOP: Driving the #25 car, Kolton Hagen’s constant barrage of solid hits led to a win in his heat of the chain-up class of the Fall River County Fair Demolition Derby in Edgemont last Friday night. INSET:  Kolton Hagen, 14, of Hot Springs stands in front of his demolition derby Oldsmobile Delta 88 prior to the Fall River County Fair Demolition Derby held Friday, July 30.

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By Charity Maness

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Simons presented with Sportsman of the Year from the S.D. State Trap Shooting Association

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – On Sunday, July 18, Edgemont resident Sam Simons was named South Dakota Sportsman of The Year by the South Dakota State TrapShooting Association on the final day of the State Trap Shoot. According to Greg Johnson, former President of the Rapid City Trap Club, the award is given to those who go above and beyond in the sport, particularly when it comes to helping others.

Johnson indicated that there were several observations of Simons involvement in...

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Two classes to be inducted in Hot Springs Athletics Hall of Fame, Sept. 25

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By Richard Anderson

HOT SPRINGS – After a year hiatus because of the pandemic, the Hot Springs High School Bison Hall of Fame will induct two classes of inductees, representing six individuals and one team Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Mueller Center.

The 2021 class includes: Jim Kocer, 1965 graduate, athlete; Kathleen Schjodt, 2006, athlete; and LeRoy Hofer, 1970s contributor.

The 2020 class includes: Cheryl (Burg) Huddleston, 1971, athlete and coach; Kevin Couch, 1996, athlete and Lisa...

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