PICTUREd ARE, left to right, Coach Matt Henriksen, Hayden Beigh, Noah Wormstadt, Malachi Bruce, Noah Dickson, Cayden Slykhuis, Tryce Slykhuis, Tater Moody, Andrew Lindgren and Clay Olinger heading to Spearfish to compete in the Yellow Jacket boys’ varsity basketball camp.

Nine players from the Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys’ basketball team and their coach Matt Henriksen headed to Spearfish to play in the Black Hills State University Yellow Jacket boys’ varsity basketball camp that was held June 14-16. The games were played in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center located on the BHSU campus. The first two days of the camp consisted of pool play with tournament play on the final day. Tournament bracket placement was based on how well each team did during pool play. Games consisted of 20-minute halves during pool play and 18-minute halves during tournament play. The boys that attended included Tater Moody, Noah Dickson, Malachi Bruce, Cayden Slykhuis, Andrew Lindgren, Tryce Slykhuis, Clay Olinger, Noah Wormstadt and Hayden Beigh.

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

Morgan Schmiedt takes her turn at bat during the U16/18 softball games against Iroquois in Huron on Thursday. Schmiedt relieved Dayton Easton as pitcher for the second half of the second game to help secure the win for the Blackhawks. Easton pitched the entire first game and the first half of the second game to lead the two Blackhawk victories. See more photos in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The Pacesetter Great Five-State Championships was held at the newly renovated Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., June 14-15. It featured the top teams from Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. The SCW fifth grade boys team attended the tournament.  They made a great showing for the only fifth grade South Dakota boys team.

This exciting five-state playoff system is sponsored by the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx and the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Great State tournament was held in conjunction with Minnesota Lynx games, and all players got to attend the Friday night Lynx game.

…See a picture in this week’s issue fo the Sanborn Weekly Journal.