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

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

Lincoln High School Statesman

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

Lincoln High School Statesman

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Anthony Richardson posing before his first NFL game.

NFL Week 1 and 2 overreactions

Cooper Schultz and Maddox Raph September 25, 2023

Arizona Cardinals: The first two picks of the 2024 NFL draft will belong to the Arizona Cardinals. After starting the season 0-2, they are looking like the worst team in the NFL alongside the Houston Texans....

From Week 9 of the NFL Season featuring the Washington Commanders vs the Minnesota Vikings from FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland, November 6, 2022. (All-Pro Reels / Joe Glorioso)

Vikes Corner: The Trenches

Joseph Tunge, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

The position with no glory. If you do your job, nobody notices, but if you mess up, everybody does. The offensive line in football is the epitome of a group effort. It will only be as strong as its weakest...

The LHS gymnastics team having a pep talk before they compete.

From flipping to learning

Maddy Reents, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

In 2023, a sport loved by many will not be returning. With gymnastics leaving the Sioux Falls School District, what are the plans for the now unoccupied room? As of July 1, 2023 the Sioux Falls School...

Viewers walking from hole to hole between the food trucks during the Sanford International held at the Minnehaha Country Club.

The Sanford International

Caroline Hughes, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

If you are a big-time golfer in Sioux Falls, you most likely have a membership at the Minnehaha Country Club. It is one of the nicest golf courses in the area. The private country club holds many events,...

No one gave a thought to soccer in Saudi Arabia until Cristiano Ronaldo changed the game when he headed to the Middle East to play for a record wage.

Ronaldo’s impact in Saudi Arabia and around the world

Ryan Calhoun, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

In December of 2022, all-time leading goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo shocked the world when he announced his move from English giant Manchester United to Saudi side Al-Nassr.  Since then, dominos have...

Before the start of the Five-O several years ago. Some riders wear fun costumes to add a silly aspect to the race.

Far-out Five-O

Lily Gruber, Sports Editor September 14, 2023

Imagine a ride stretching 50 miles through the Black Hills National Forest. Covered in dirt, sweat and maybe a little blood, the race is finished in times varying from three to eight hours.  The Dakota...

Caption: Starting in 2024, 10 teams from the PAC-12 will be leaving. This leaves behind just two teams from the PAC-12, Washington State and Oregon State

Pac-12 reduction: the end of an era for NCAA Division I Football

Lucas Hiatt, Sports Editor September 14, 2023

Does the reduction of the Pac-12 mean college football is no longer about holding traditions? The majority of this conference has left in an attempt to seek commercialization. The Power Five Conference...

Netflix released the series, “Quarterback,” in July of 2023 and is set to release season two in 2024.

Football stars behind the game

Clara Binstock, Entertainment editor September 11, 2023

The people we witness get sacked and cheer for every Sunday suddenly become America’s favorite reality TV stars, thanks to the newly released series on Netflix, “Quarterback.” American football...

Carmelo Anthony wore the number seven for the New York Knicks during his seven-year stretch with the team. Photo used with permission from Wikimedia Commons/Keith Allison

Carmelo’s final goodbye

Kinley Freese , Staff Writer May 24, 2023

On May 23, 2023, NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony announced that after 19 seasons playing professional basketball, he will be retiring. Anthony is a basketball legend as he has made 10 NBA all-star teams...

Pictured above is WNBA superstar; Brittney Griner. She plays for the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA.

Griner is home

Kinley Freese, Staff Writer May 5, 2023

  After 10 long months detained in Russia, Brittney Griner the WNBA superstar is back in the U.S. On Apr 27, 2023 Griner made her first televised public press conference since being released back...

Game one of the Lakers vs. Warriors round two series. The game ended in a Lakers win after a missed game-winner attempt from Jordan Poole.

2023 NBA playoff recap and predictions

Lucas Hiatt May 4, 2023

Round one of the 2023 NBA playoffs has finished, and many brackets have been ruined. For the sixth time in NBA history, an eighth seed has forced a first-round exit for a one-seed. The matchups remaining...

Senior, Reagan Leininger, starts the second game of the season on the mound.

LHS baseball takes on rivals WHS

Ella DuBois, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

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