Potter County, SD

Potter County, Sully Buttes Track & Field Coaches Honored

FLANDREAU – Three area high school track and field coaches have been named area coaches of the year by the South Dakota Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association. Head Coach Jamie Cronin of Potter County was named as one of the Area 1 Class B Head Coaches...

Potter, Sully, Hyde counties hard hit by yesterday’s deracho in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Xcel Energy says 55,000 customers lost service when a long line of severe thunderstorms rolled across South Dakota. By Wednesday morning (July 6, 2022), 90% of power lost on Tuesday has been restored by more than 600 employees and contractors working in the field. The Sioux Falls National Weather Service office says the damaging winds, hail and flash flooding that moved through the region is know as a derecho. The storms toppled trees and power lines, blocked roads and caused structural damage in Potter, Sully, and Hyde counties. There was no confirmation of a tornado.
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Hamburger wins Potter County sheriff’s race

Curtis Hamburger has won the republican primary sheriff’s race in Potter County. He took 91% of the votes with 743. Shiann Haupert received 40 votes, David Mogard got 25 votes and Matthew Risetter received 5 votes.

June 7 primary election results

With just over 55% of the registered voters in Potter County casting ballots in the June 7 primary election, a local primary election for the county sheriff drew a big win for incumbent Sheriff Curt Hamburger. He will face independent challenger Josh Zweber in the November general election. There were...

White River Holds Off Potter County For Class B 3rd Place

ABERDEEN – Joe Sayler shook off the disappointment of a tough semifinal loss the day before and scored 37 points Saturday to help White River defeat Potter County 83-74 to take third place in the SDHSAA Class B Boys Tournament at the Barnett Center. Sayler was 10-of-20 shooting, hit...

De Smet Too Much For Potter County

ABERDEEN – Potter County found out that De Smet is more than just Gatorade Player of the Year Kalen Garry. Damon Wilkinson, Tory Holland and Garry combined for 55 points Friday as De Smet advanced to its second consecutive championship game with a 67-45 win over Potter County in a semifinal of the SDHSAA Class B Boys State Tournament at the Barnett Center.

Luikens, Bassett Help Potter County Reach Semifinal

ABERDEEN – Potter County was determined to reverse their only 2021-22 loss in the first round of the state tournament. Thanks to timely scoring, they did. Three Battlers were in double figures as Potter County defeated Aberdeen Christian Thursday 63-48 in a first-round game of the SDHSAA Class B Boys State Tournament at the Barnett Center.

Battlers are going to the State B tourney!

The Potter County Battlers are headed to the show! After a trip to Redfield as the neutral site of the SoDak 16 game on Tuesday night, the Battlers brought home a 78-47 win over the Ethan Rustlers and a spot in the State B tournament. The games will be played at the Barnett Center on the Northern State University campus starting on St. Patrick’s day next week. In case you missed the big game, you can watch it here

Logan, Luikens, Potter County Cruise To State Tournament Berth

REDFIELD – In 2021, Potter County fell one game short of its first state tournament appearance since 2016. This time, there was no doubt. Potter County routed Ethan 78-47 Tuesday at Redfield Junior-Senior High School to advance to next week’s Class B state tournament. Cooper Logan, continuing a...

Lady Wolverines gain first round win in Region 2B play, defeat Potter Co.

Herreid-Selby Area advanced to the Region 2B finals with a solid 58-41 win over Potter County. The Lady Battlers struggled against an aggressive Lady Wolverines press and would commit 27 turnovers that resulted in 27 Herreid-Selby Area points. Kayden Cronin notched two paint points to give Potter County the first lead, but Caitlyn Anderson got things started for the Lady […]