The Letcher Fire Department hosted their annual Poker Tournament at the Letcher Community Center on Saturday evening. A large group was in attendance and enjoyed a meal of soup and sandwiches with desserts. Winners included Tim Pierson – high hand, Bob Steckel – third place, Carter Star –  second place and Harvey Fouberg – first place.

…See a picture of the winners in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

ATLANTA, Ga. – South Dakota State’s Myah Selland was tabbed a regional finalist for the 2021 Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association NCAA Division I Coaches All-America, the association announced Wednesday, March 24.

WBCA member head coaches nominate eligible players from their own teams for Coaches’ All-America. Head coaches then vote for the top eight players in their respective regions from among those players who are nominated. The selection committee will choose the 10-member Coaches’ All-America team from the 52 finalists. Selland is one of eight finalists selected from Region 5.

The honors continue to roll in for Selland, who has been named Summit League Player of the Year, an All-Summit League First Team selection and a finalist for the Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year.

She was named Summit League Player of the Week six times this season which is a program record for the Jackrabbits and ties for second all-time in Summit League women’s basketball for weekly honors in a single season. Additionally, she was named Summit League Female Athlete of the Month for both December and January.

Selland led the Jackrabbits and the Summit League with 19.2 points per game, including 19.5 points per game in Summit League play. She scored 15-plus points in 19 games this season, including 20-plus points on six occasions, and registered five double-doubles. She shot 51.5 percent from the field and 32.8 percent from beyond the arc. The redshirt junior added 6.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.3 steals per game. Selland reached 1,000 career points on Jan. 15 at Omaha and now ranks 31st on SDSU’s all-time scoring list with 1,160 points.

The 2021 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America team will be announced Saturday, April 3.

The Letcher Tormey-Stach Unit #93 American Legion Auxiliary held the 2021 Americanism Essay and Poem Contest. The winners are as follows:


Class I (Third and Fourth Grade) – (Total Judged: 13) 

First Place – Hayden Steele;

Second Place – Brooklyn Larson;

Third Place – Ramsey Fouberg;

Class III (Seventh and Eighth Grade) – (Total Judged: Four)

First Place – Cameron Edwards;

Second Place – Aubrey Moody;

Third Place – Bryce Larson.


Class II (Fourth Grade) – (Total Judged: Seven)

First Place – Brooklyn Larson;

Second Place – Landree Zoss;

Third Place – Cort Stevens;

Class III (Fifth Grade) – (Total Judged: Seven)

First Place – Miles Larson;

Second Place – Lincoln Diede;

Third Place – Alissa Kidder;

Class IV (Sixth Grade) – (Total Judged: Four)

First Place – Carter Edwards; 

Second Place – Hudson Fouberg;

   Third Place – Miley Adams.

The Artesian Jackson Hall Post #47 Legion Auxiliary held their 2021 Americanism Essay and Poem Contest. The winners for their unit’s contest are as follows:


Class I (Third and Fourth Grade) 

First Place – Henry Fridley;

Second Place – Levi Hinker;

Third Place – Colton Nelson;

Class III (Seventh and Eighth Grade)

First Place – Evan Easton;

Second Place – Payton Uecker;

     Third Place – Caleb Kneen;


Class II (Fourth Grade)

First Place – Henry Fridley;

Second Place – Gage Diede;

Class III (Fifth Grade)

First Place – Evie Olson;

Second Place – Olivia Conrad;

Third Place – Chance Machado;

     Class IV (Sixth Grade)

First Place – Riley Kneen;

Second Place – Ian Octavo;

Third Place – Cole Wilson.

…See pictures of the winners in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

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