"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

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  • February 24Congrats to those nominated for Spinster's royalty! Boys- Tanner Hauck, Tucker Hall, George Mickelson, Kaleb Dobbs, Stan Larson. Girls- Maddi Barness, Sydney Rosinsky, Sydney Johnson, Maggie Stock, Kya Bring Plenty.

  • February 15Statesman applications are available in A404 and are due Friday, Feb. 24.

  • February 15Congratulations to Sam Anderson, Trevor Borman, Eric Feng, Thomas Laur and Maren Schultz for being National Merit Scholars

Mr. LHS: another king crowned

Mr. LHS: another king crowned

Sidney Brower, Staff Writer

Traditions are a part of any school, especially LHS. The annual English Language Learners (ELL) matball tournament, the Leprechaun Slam-A-Thon, homecoming dress up days, every school dance and the Mr. LHS competition are just fractions of what make up...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Weekly Events and Accomplishments of LHS

Weekly Events and Accomplishments of LHS

Summer Ericson, Staff Writer

Sports LHS Track and Field has a meet today in Mitchell, SD LHS Golf also has their first tournament today, April 13th. LHS Baseball Games on Saturday, April 15, from 1pm – 3pm Drama Rehearsal for ‘Pippin’ began DECA ...

April 13, 2017No Comments

86 people killed in latest Syria bombing

86 people killed in latest Syria bombing

Jamie Brunken, Staff Writer

With each passing day, it seems that there is news about another school shooting, bombing or terrorist attack that takes place around the world. First it was Aleppo and now it is Khan Sheikhoun, the latest chemical attack and bombing location in the nor...

April 10, 2017No Comments

A week in review: 4/3-4/7

A week in review: 4/3-4/7

Anna Brecht, Entertainment Editor

Monday: The baseball team beat WHS 8-6 in a close game. Tuesday: The track team took a trip to HHS to compete in a meet against BVHS, HHS and RHS. Tuesday: The baseball team lost in a game to HHS. Thursday: The track team visited RHS for a meet ag...

April 7, 2017No Comments

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LHS track team looks to make it another record season

LHS track team looks to make it another record season

Anna Brecht, Entertainment Editor

As known by many, the LHS track team has a history of being one of the top teams in the state. Both sides, boys and girls, won the state meet last year, so there were high hopes coming into the 2017 season...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Tar Heels top Bulldogs in National Championship

Tar Heels top Bulldogs in National Championship

Madison Landon, News Editor

After losing in just about the hardest way possible to Villanova last April in the NCAA Championship, North Carolina redeemed itself with a 71-65 win over the Gonzaga Bulldogs last night in the University of...

April 4, 2017No Comments

NCAA tournament final four: strengths and weaknesses

NCAA tournament final four: strengths and weaknesses

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Staff Writer

On Saturday, April 1, the final four college teams are set to play and try to advance to the final dance, the national championship. The Oregon Ducks play the North Carolina Tar Heels in what is primed to ...

March 29, 20171 Comment

Raiders are breaking up with Oakland for Las Vegas

Raiders are breaking up with Oakland for Las Vegas

Molly McIntyre, Staff Writer

  On March 27, the Oakland Raiders decided to leave California and set their sights on Las Vegas. With a 31-1 vote, NFL team owners decided to approve the move. This move is the third for NFL teams...

March 28, 2017No Comments

Athletes of the week: Gatluak and Higgason

Athletes of the week: Gatluak and Higgason

March 24, 2017

Team USA vs. Puerto Rico set to rematch in the WBC championship

Team USA vs. Puerto Rico set to rematch in the WBC championship

March 22, 2017

March Madness first weekend updates and upsets

March Madness first weekend updates and upsets

March 21, 2017

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Tuesday, February 7

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 71 - WHS 53

  • Tuesday, February 7

    Boys Basketball

    LHS 57 - Watertown 51

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Boys Basketball

    LHS 52 - Brookings 61

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 52 - Brookings 49

  • Friday, January 27

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 55 - OG 51

Continuing the conversation… Inclusive sexual education

Gage Gramlick, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

Senior skip day; when senioritis hits an all-time high

Senior skip day; when senioritis hits an all-time high

Sydney Rosinsky, Social Media Coordinator/ Op Ed

The infamous senior skip day. The best unofficial, official holiday of the school year. Every year, the Monday after Prom weekend is the day when Seniors in the Sioux Fall...

April 24, 2017

10 reasons why seniors should graduate early

10 reasons why seniors should graduate early

Anna Brecht, Entertainment Editor

After AP Tests, teachers don’t have that many assignments for senior students. Senioritis is a real disease, and it affects about 99.9% of the senior population. High schools ...

April 24, 2017

Why everyone deserves kindness

Why everyone deserves kindness

Megan Landon, Sports Editor

My mom has always taught me to be kind to everyone no matter what, because you can never know the struggles people are going through at home or internally. This seems like...

April 24, 2017

Why the South Dakota journalism convention fricked the Statesman over

Why the South Dakota journalism convention fricked the Statesman over

April 10, 2017

Am I pissed off?

Am I pissed off?

April 4, 2017

Why name brands matter

Why name brands matter

March 29, 2017

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How the NFL Draft crushes dreams

How the NFL Draft crushes dreams

Molly McIntyre, Staff Writer

The lights are turned on. The commissioner walks on the stage ready to announce the first pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. Players fresh out of the combine wait in hopes to hear their na...

April 25, 2017

Dating tips: spaghetti kid edition

Dating tips: spaghetti kid edition

Glory Yount, Staff Writer

With the rise of the spaghetti kids*, it’s becoming more and more difficult to align actions with the expectations of the ever-demanding culture. Any spaghetti kid can ...

April 13, 2017

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood…

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood…

Molly McIntyre, Staff Writer

Recently, there have been a handful of high school seniors across the nation who have been in the spotlight for their excellence in academics. These seniors got accepted to a...

April 11, 2017

Am I pissed off?

Am I pissed off?

Glory Yount, Staff Writer

I’ve been told that I look irrationally pissed off in the hallways, flaunting a constant facial expression that suggests maybe I just discovered that my car was keyed, or that ...

April 4, 2017

Obama healing his broken heart

Obama healing his broken heart

March 21, 2017

The day I ate a really good corn dog… and died

The day I ate a really good corn dog… and died

March 9, 2017

Teachers read mean reviews

Teachers read mean reviews

February 2, 2017

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"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln
"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln