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    Covering/Archiving Lyman High School sports. SDSU Alum.

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    • 5 Reasons Gregory Takes 9AA Title

      After listening to tonight's game against Deuel and also witnessing firsthand the Gorillas pound my Lyman Raiders, I have come up with a short list on why Gregory will win the title in the state's largest 9-man class. 1. Kurt Braun (5'10 160lb. Senior QB) Braun has the ability to scramble like RGIII and to throw bullets like Brett Favre. The kid is an impressive a...   

    • VIDEO: Gregory's Vomacka Tip TD

      Check out this one from the Lyman/Gregory game!    

    • VIDEO: LYMAN/JONES CO. (Cropsey's 7 TD performance)


    • VIDEO: New Underwood/Lyman Full Game


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    • RaiderNationTV: Lyman vs. Philip VIDEO


    • Welter (Lyman) Signs With Briar Cliff VB

      Briar Cliff volleyball coach Trevor Schirman has announced the signing of Jessica Welter, a native of Presho, S.D. Welter will join the Chargers in the fall of 2014 after she completes her high school career at Lyman High School where she was a 12-time lett...   

    • Cooper Garnos (Lyman) Interview

      Lyman head girls coach Cooper Garnos talks about the Raider's run through the playoffs and also the future of Lyman girls basketball.    

    • Halverson (Lyman) Named To All-Tourney Team

      HURON, SD - Brooklyn Halverson, 5'11" Freshman forward, from Lyman High School was named to the State B All-Tourney Team on Saturday. Halverson led the Raiders to a 7th place finish. She also scored the game-winning basket with 2 seconds left in overtime against Gayville-Volin. Halverson's State Tournament totals were: 38 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals, and 1 assist. &nbs...   

    • White River Takes 13B Crown

      MURDO, SD - The number one seed White River Tigers breezed through Stanley County and Lyman on their way to the District 13B Championship. The Tigers defeated the Buffaloes 101-26 on Thursday and then beat Lyman by a final of 86-30. White River will play Oelrichs, the winner of District 14B, for the Region 7B Title. White River won the only regular season meeting ...   

    • Lyman Heads To State B Tourney

      WALL, SD - A back-and-forth Region 7B title game between Lyman and New Underwood came down to the wire on Tuesday night as the Lyman Raiders defeated the New Underwood Tigers by a final of 48-44. Lyman held onto a 47-44 lead when New Underwood's Taylor Brindley launched a 3-point shot that hit off the side of the backboard before being scooped up by the Raiders. Lyman's ...   

    • Highmore-Harrold Sails By Lyman

      PRESHO, SD - Highmore-Harrold outscored Lyman 28-18 in the second half as they upended the Raiders by a final of 45-36 on Thursday night. The Pirates got 20 points from 6'0 Junior Foward Sydney Cowan, who led all scorers. Lyman struggled to find the bottom of the net in the second half after trading baskets in the first two quarters of play with H-H. It's safe to ...   

    • Lyman Downs Colome In SPT

      PRESHO, SD - In a tightly contested game, the Lyman Raiders relied on Senior leadership to help pave the way. Chesney Garnos and Anna Flitner dropped in 12 points apiece to help Lyman to a 51-35 victory over Colome on Thursday night in the first round of the Southern Plains Tournament. Lyman led by just 2 points at halftime, 17-15. Colome went a little cold after the hal...   

    • Lyman Nips Stanley County, 40-39

      PRESHO, SD - Stanley County's Colten Drageset led all scorers with 16 points but it wasn't enough as Stanley County lost to Lyman, 40-39, on Tuesday night. The Buffaloes had the lead after the first and third quarters but couldn't recapture the lead late in the fourth after a missed free throw by Trey Mundlien of Lyman. The buffaloes brought the ball down the court and t...   

    • White River Wins JC Invite

      MURDO, SD - For the ninth consecutive year, the White River Tigers have won the Jones County Invitational Tournament. The Tigers closed out the 46th Annual Tourney with a convincing 71-38 rout of the host team Jones County Coyotes. White River opened the game with a 14-0 run. Most of their scoring came from fast break layups that came off Jones Co. turnovers. The Coyotes...   

    • Jackson Volmer Half-Court Shot

      Senior Jackson Volmer (Jones County) nailed this buzzer beater against Lyman at the Jones County Invitational on Friday night. Jones County won the game 41-35 to advance to the championship against White River. Lyman will play Colome for third place.      

    • #TBT -Lyman Football Highlights 2012

      A collection of the best hits that I got on film from the 2012 season...enjoy!    

    • '14 Mid-Dakota Monster Recap (VIDEOS)

      PRESHO, SD - It was no surprise who came out on top at the 2014 edition of the Mid-Dakota Monster (Lyman Invite). Philip Area has been the number one team in the state for most of the season and they continued to show their dominance this weekend, winning the tournament by 49.5 points over Winner. *In a battle of the unbeatens, Heavyweight Jess Trueblood (Pine Ridge) def...   

    • Lyman Raiders Pounce Kougars

      PRESHO, SD - There are blowouts and mismatches in high school sports. This was one of those games. Lyman beat a young Kadoka Area team on Tuesday night by a final of 65-10. Kadoka had trouble just dribbling the ball past half court against the suffocating full-court press of the Raiders. The press wasn't the only thing that kept the Kougars from scoring, though. Kadoka w...   

    • Raiders Top Gorillas

      PRESHO, SD - Bailey Almond netted 13 points to pace the Raiders as they beat the Gregory Gorillas on Saturday night, 44-27. The Raiders took an early lead and never relinquished it the rest of the game. A stifling Raider defense and poor shooting doomed Gregory (1-5), who is still trying to find their sea legs early in the season. The Gorillas are averaging just 25 point...   

    • Flitner (Lyman) Player of Year MDR

      Lyman's Anna Flitner has been declared the Mitchell Daily Republic Player of the Year. Flitner was also the Daily Republic Athlete of the Week for November 12th. Flitner led Lyman to a 5th place finish (best in school history) and a 25-9 record. Flitner had the second most kil...   

    • VB - WGPC All-Conference Teams Announced

      The 2013 regular season is over for volleyball so some awards have been handed out. The WGPC Most Valuable Player was Anna Flitner (Lyman). All-Conference: FIRST TEAMAnna Flitner-LymanJordyn Dekker-PhilipTaylor Kratovil-Bennett C...   

    • VB- Lyman Heads To State

      WALL, SD - Last season the Lyman Raiders made their first State Tournament appearance in seventeen years. This season, they will be representing Region 7B once again. The Raiders cruised past the Philip Scotties on Tuesday night, winning in three sets (25-14, 25-12, 25-17) and punching their ticket to the only tournament that matters during any sports season.Set one star...   

    • VB - Lyman Takes 13B Title

      KADOKA, SD - The Lyman Raiders claimed the District 13B Championship for the third year in a row by defeating White River, 3-0, on Thursday, November 7th. The Raiders (23-8) started off a little shaky before calming down to take the first set, 25-21. Lyman rolled through the second set 25-14, but the Tigers (13-16) would not go down without a fight in the third set. Whit...   

    • VB - Raiders Stampede Stanley Co.

      PRESHO, SD - Lyman rolled to a 3-0 shutout over Stanley County in a high school volleyball match on Monday night. Lyman finishes the regular season 21-8 and will start the first round of playoffs on Tuesday Nov. 5th. Lyman did not lose a match against District 13B oppenents this year. Stanley County (5-14) will travel to Wall for a triangular with Wall and Bennett...   

    • VB - Lyman Toppled By Highmore-Harrold

      HIGHMORE, SD - Anna Flitner's 22 kills and 45 digs were not enough for the Raiders as they fell to Highmore-Harrold, 3-1, on Tuesday night. The Raiders (20-8) will try to bounce back on October 28th when they host Stanley County for their last game of the regular season. Highmore-Harrold (15-9) will host Stanley County on Friday.               ...   

    • VB - Lyman Defeats Philip Handily

      PHILIP, SD - Some sharp serving from senior Bailey Almond and a strong defensive performance by freshman Brooklyn Halverson pushed the Raiders past the Scotties in Class B volleyball action on October 17th. Lyman (20-7) won in 4 sets, only faltering in a close second set against Philip (16-10). This game had a little more meaning for the...   

    • VB - Raiders Stay Atop District 13B, Down JC

      PRESHO, SD - Every team has an off-night. Lyman (19-7) had one on Saturday. Jones County (16-6) had one on Tuesday. In a matchup of the top two teams in District 13B, Lyman looked to be the far superior team on the night, winning in three sets. "Tonight we were a litte more focused; we had a litte more energy and we got excited when we had a good play," said head coach J...   

    • VB - Lyman Bested By Kimball/White Lake

      PRESHO, SD - The Kimball/White Lake WildKats (12-6) were led by Haley Pazour's 11 kills and Mary Kroupa's 34 assists as they beat Lyman, 3-0, on Saturday night. Head coach Jill Whalen was disappointed with the teams energy on the night. "We lost this game because we were playing slow and had a lack of intensity," Whalen stated. The Raiders just couldn't seem to ge...   

    • VB - Raiders Overpower Kougars

      PRESHO, SD - The Lyman Raiders got 17 kills and 4 aces from Senior Anna Flitner in a 3-1 victory over Kadoka Area on Tuesday night. Lyman (18-6) also got 5 blocks from Senior Jessica Welter to pace the defense. Lyman will play Kimball/White Lake on Saturday, a game that was originally scheduled for Monday. Kadoka Area (4-12) won't see ac...   

    • Lyman Football (Mike Kieffer Interview)

      *UPDATE - The Hill City vs. Lyman game for 10/4/13 has been moved to Monday 10/7/13 due to the weather.                          

    • Lyman VB - Belle Fourche Tourney Results

      The Lyman Raiders attended the Belle Fourche Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 28th  There were 16 teams competing with the top 8 teams from pool play advancing to the championship bracket. St. Thomas Moore, Sturgis, Belle Fourche, Lead/Deadwood, Douglas, Bennett County, Spearfish and Lyman advanced through pool play.   Lyman VS Hot Springs 19-25&nbs...   

    • Raider Netters Roll Cubs

      PRESHO, SD - A large home crowd propelled the Lyman Raiders to a convincing 3-0 win over the Chamberlain Cubs in a high school volleyball game Thursday night. The Raiders rolled to a first set victory, 25-7, and never looked back; taking the next two sets 25-17, 25-20. Chamberlain looked rattled in the Lyman Gardens, much like Lyman did last year at Chamberlain. I guess ...   

    • Raider VB Update - Statebound???

      PRESHO, SD - After an 11-3 start to the season, the Lyman Raiders are looking poised to return to the State B Tourney. Their only losses this year include:  Class A Bon Homme at the Gregory Tourney (3rd Place Finish), perennial power Sully Buttes, and West River foe Bennett County. I sat down with head coach Jill Whalen after the Raiders dominated South Central, 3-0, on Monday night.

    • Scott (LYM) Involved In Crash

      Former Lyman wrestling standout and 2013 graduate, Lane Scott of Kennebec, was involved in a car crash early Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013. Scott was riding in a vehicle with 2 other occupants, and all 3 were ejected during the crash. A news article on the crash states that 19-year-old Katie Jean Blindert, of Austin, was pronounced dead at the scene and Lane Scott, of South Dakota, was airl...   

    • Lyman Track/Golf

      It has been a tumultous spring season for the Lyman tracksters and golfers so say the least. The weather did NOT cooperate at all this year but the athletes found a way to prevail. Snowstorms, rain, and 40 mph winds spoiled many practices and meets but alas three Lyman golfers and eight individuals (and four relay teams) qualified for State.

    • Halverson On Schooler's Roster

      Lyman 8th Grader Brooklyn Halverson will be playing on the Schooler's 14 Girls team this year. The team will be coached by Mark Stadum, head girls coach at Brandon Valley. Halverson, 5'10" F, will join other area players Shelby Schindler and Kylie Bertram (Chamberlain) and Alexis Peterson (Platte). The team will be playing at the following tournaments. &n...   

    • Raiders Capture District 13B Crown

      KADOKA, SD -  In what can only be described as a Cindarella story, the fourth-seeded Lyman Raiders came away with the District 13B crown on Thursday night. The Raiders downed Kadoka by a final of 69-53. Lyman was led by Junior Guard Bailey Almond, who lit up the scoreboard with 32 points.         "It felt great to help my team come one step closer to the S...   

    • Cubs Cruise By Raiders

      PRESHO, SD - The Chamberlain Cubs outscored the Lyman Raiders 19-3 in the second quarter on their way to a 65-41 win on President's Day. The Class A Cubs (14-5) used their height and quickness to their advantage, repeatedly stepping in front of Raider passes and pulling down rebounds on the offensive and defensive ends of the court. Chamberlain had 4 players in double fi...   

    • UTHE (Lyman) DROPS 41 POINTS (Footage/Interview)

      Here are the stats - 14/23 FG, 6 3-pointers, 7-10 FT... that is what 41 points looked like for Lyman Senior PG Jaylen Uthe on February 12th, 2013 as the Raiders defeated Highmore-Harrold 67-52 in Highmore. By far one of the highest scoring games for any player in South Dakota high school basketball this year. Lyman head coach Brett Gardner recited the stats off the top of his head to me,...   

    • Raiders Dominate Kougars

      PRESHO, SD - A balanced scoring attack led by the Uthe brothers (Jaylen and Jaelani) helped the Raiders thoroughly dominate the Kadoka Area Kougars, 65-19, in a high school boys game on Friday night. The game was never close as the Raiders jumped out to a 24-4 first quarter lead. The Kougars couldn't handle the full court pressure and turned the ball over one possession ...   

    • Coyotes Beat Rival Raiders

      PRESHO, SD -  The Coyotes got double-digit performances from Becky Bryan and Madison Mathews as the Coyotes beat the Raiders, 46-34, at the Gardens. Jones Co. led all four quarters but started to miss a few shots at the end of the third quarter and the Raiders capitalized to pull within nine, 33-24, after three quarters. The Coyotes finish their season with a record...   

    • Raiders Fend Off Scotties

      PRESHO,SD - The Lyman Raiders withstood a strong comeback attempt by the Philip Scotties late in the 4th quarter to win 32-28 in high school girls basketball action on Thursday night. Lyman held a commanding 16-4 lead at halftime as both teams struggled to score points in the first half. Philip was able to close the gap in the final 8 minutes of the game after their 10-foot jum...   

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    • Awesome West River Coyote Hunt

      Some Gregory boys got some great footage during this coyote hunt...    

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    • Lyman BB - Brett Gardner Part 2


    • One On One - Jaylen Uthe


    • Cougars Claw Raiders

      PRESHO - Tyler Frank scored 21 points to lead South Central (10-1) to a win over Lyman in a matchup of Class B basketball teams on Thursday night. Frank  scored all of his points on 2-point field goals, mostly in the paint. The Cougars also got 9 points from Dakota Votaw and 8 points from Sam Hazen. Lyman started the game on a 4-0 run but South Central came back quickly to lea...   

    • Lemmon, RC Christian Blowouts?

      Just wondering if anyone had the scoop on these two girls games Lemmon 96, Bison 9 RC Christian 83, Crazy Horse 7   I'm assuming that the JV's were in for most of the game, but still....wowzers These examples might raise some questions on whether or not we should have a mercy rule in basketball. It's already done in football, why not have something simi...   

    • Raiders Make Cut On VB Club Teams

      Four Lyman High School juniors have made the cut to play for club volleyball teams this winter.Club DAK90, a club volleyball program based out of Mitchell has chosen Jessica Welter (MH), Bailey Almond (S), and Chesney Garnos (DS) to be part of the 17-Black team. Their head coach will be Esther Richmond. "I'm really excited to play on...   

    • Mid-Dakota Monster Videos and Pictures

      I snapped some pictures at the Mid-Dakota Monster and I will also be uploading all of the finals matches (minus 145 and 152) on my YouTube pageOne match that I want to highlight is the Rotert/Martin definitely lived...   

    • Lyman Falls to Philip - Jones Co Tourney

      The Raiders (3-3) overcame a first half deficit to take the lead in the fourth quarter but couldn't hold on for the win. The Philip Scotties shot well from the outside as Nelson Holman and Thomas Doolittle nailed 3-pointers one after the other to give Philp the lead going into halftime, 26-23. The Raiders got a boost from sophomore Emmitt Houchin who came off the bench to score 14 points, inclu...   

    • Monster Day 1 Update

      Day one has come and gone at the Mid-Dakota Monster in Presho, SD. Below is the current team standings. Place     Score     Name 1        &...   

    • Mid-Dakota Monster Preview

      It's that time of year again...the Lyman wrestling tournament, known as the Mid-Dakota Monster, is upon us once again. The tourney starts at noon on Friday and 9:45 a.m. CDT on Saturday. Head coach Chad Johnson gives us the details.      

    • Raider Recap - 2012

      I saw Hutch Hobo's recap of Parkston's year so far so I thought maybe I would do the same for the Lyman Raiders! - Football - The first game of the year pitted the Raiders against one of the top teams in '9AA', the White River Tigers. The final score was 36-20, with White River coming out on top, but the season looked promising nonetheless. The Raiders proved that...   

    • Lyman Coach Chad Johnson


    • Lyman BB Coach Gardner Interview

      The Lyman Raiders are off to a 3-1 start after downing Sunshine Bible Academy, 45-42, at the Lyman Classic on December 28th. Winner, SD native and first year head coach Brett Gardner gives the low-down on the first three games of the Raiders' season.    

    • Raiders State Volleyball Recap


    • Lyman Raiders Win Volleyball Title

      Murdo, SD - The Lyman Raiders defeated the Jones County Coyotes 3-1 Thursday night for the District 13B Championship. The Raiders advanced to the championship game by defeating Crazy Horse and White River while Jones County beat Kadoka Area.       

    • Raider Retro Video Pick

      I recently converted some old football tapes to DVD and found a couple of gems from the 2002 season. Here is a perfect pass from Jordan Gourneau to Blaine Brakke for a Raider touchdown against Wall. Wall would go on to win the game 18-16. 


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