August 2019

Jennifer Feistner, Regional Business Lead for Bayer Crop Sciences, presents a $2,500 donation from the Bayer Fund to Henry Linke, a Sanborn County Farmer who directed his America’s Farmers Grow Communities grant to Sanborn County 4-H.

Sanborn County farmer Henry Linke directed $2,500 to Sanborn County 4-H through America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Bayer Fund. “As part of their mission, Sanborn County 4-H will use the funds toward their planned 4-H Building Addition project,” said Stacy Zoss, Sanborn County 4-H Leaders President. Stacy shares that over the past few years Sanborn County 4-H has made numerous improvements to the 4-H grounds/facilities for all project areas. “With consistent growth of our 4-H programs over the past 15 years, we have reached the point where we feel an addition to our 4-H Building is needed to support our current numbers and expected growth.”

…Read more in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

Pictured above are the football coaches and the young men in grades 9-12 who are playing football for the Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central Blackhawks this season. Back row, left to right: Assistant Coach Will Walker, Assistant Coach Armando Rodriguez, Head Coach Jason Kolousek, Assistant Coach Tate Deinert and Assistant Coach Corey Flatten; fourth row: Wesley Linke, Riley Hines, Ty VonEye, Landon Wolter, Noah Dickson, Cayden Slykhuis, Brendin LaBore, Seth Tebay, Aiden Wormstadt and Team Manager Spencer Titze; third row: Toby Kneen, Tryce Slykhuis, Hayden Beigh, Carter Grohs, Cale Mohling, Draven Thompson, Phillip Hines, Pablo Garcia and Sergio Nunez; second row: Clay Olinger, Braydin LaBore, Quinten Christensen, Camden Jost, Tyler Eddy, Brock Stevens, Mason Schelske, Kaden Wolter and Noah Wormstadt; first row: Michael Hoffman, Carver Lindsey, Luke Knipfer, Cade Mohling, Dylan Schimke, Mason Moody, Lane Olinger, Collin Schmiedt and Brady Larson.

The Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central Blackhawks began their 2019 season on Friday night at Chamberlain. Unfortunately, the season started with a loss to Chamberlain by a score of 26-6.

Chamberlain received the ball first and the Blackhawks forced a punt. The Blackhawks could not gain a first down and punted back to Chamberlain. On their first play of their second series, Chamberlain scored on an 87 yard run and the score was 7-0 after one quarter of play.

…Read game details and see more pictures in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

This year’s varsity volleyball team consists of those pictured above. Front row, left to right: Megan Linke, Ellie VonEye, Trista White and Samantha Dean; middle row: Taylor Lindsey, Katie Schmit, Kaylee White, Josie Weber and Morgan Schmiedt; back row: Assistant Coach Tracy Moody, Head Coach Dayna Rodriguez, Taryn Ziebart, Mariah Jost, Brooke Doering, Kaitlin Brueske, Cassidy Slykhuis and Assistant Coach Megan Wilson. Check out another photo in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.