DRHS School Announcements

Dell Rapids High School Announcements:Quarriers

Friday, April 28th
Happy Birthday to Brayden D.!
Happy Birthday Saturday to Jocelyn G.!
Happy Birthday Sunday to Kyler A..!
Lunch:  California Lasagna & Garlic Breadstick, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Girls Soccer!  Dells has recently been granted approval to join with Garretson for girls high school soccer next Fall.  If you are going to be in grades 9-12 next year and are interested in playing soccer next Fall, please sign up in the MS or HS office and you will be contacted and have an informational meeting before the end of the school year. If you have any questions, see Mr Dvorak.
  • There will be an FCCLA meeting at 8 on Tuesday morning in the FACS room.
  • Attention Boys Basketball players Grades 9-11:  There will be a meeting in Coach Fersdahl’s room at 8:00am for all players planning on playing basketball next year.
  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • ALL PROM FORMS NEED TO BE TURNED IN ON FRIDAY BEFORE NOON!
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.

 

 

Thursday, April 27th
Happy Birthday to Margaret B.!
Lunch:  Chicken Waffles, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Girls Soccer!  Dells has recently been granted approval to join with Garretson for girls high school soccer next Fall.  If you are going to be in grades 9-12 next year and are interested in playing soccer next Fall, please sign up in the MS or HS office and you will be contacted and have an informational meeting before the end of the school year. If you have any questions, see Mr Dvorak.
  • Attention Boys Basketball players Grades 9-11:  There will be a meeting in Coach Fersdahl’s room at 8:00am tomorrow for all players planning on playing basketball next year.
  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • ALL PROM FORMS NEED TO BE TURNED IN ON FRIDAY BEFORE NOON!
  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.

 

 

Wednesday, April 26th
Happy Birthday to Carter G.!
Lunch:  Toasted Ham & Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Soup Baked Beans

  • Congratulations to Kenyon Shellum on his 7th place finish, Kyle Steineke on his 20th place finish and Justin Huss on his 26th place finish in the State FFA Ag Mechanics event that had 182 individuals participating.  The Ag Mechanics team finished 4th out of 53 teams.  Cheyenne Adams finished 27th in the Horse Evaluation event out of 158 individuals.
  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • ALL PROM FORMS NEED TO BE TURNED IN ON FRIDAY BEFORE NOON!
  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • SDSU Extension and the SDSU Wellness Center are partnering together to provide a unique leadership opportunity for students age 13-17. We will accept ~50 kids from across the state who want to come and learn about health and wellness, and then turn around and become health advocates and leaders in their communities. It is a unique training to dive into Health and Wellness world and come back to their community as a teen ambassador.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • The Dell Rapids School is hiring custodial positions over the summer. If you are interested, please see LuAnn in the district office for an application.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.
  • We have an early release Today!

 

 

Tuesday, April 25th
Lunch:  Buffalo Chicken Pasta, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • There will be a NHS meeting (current seniors) on Thursday over lunch in the Spanish Room.
  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • The Dell Rapids School is hiring custodial positions over the summer. If you are interested, please see LuAnn in the district office for an application.
    • Interested in a future in HEALTHCARE or have a passion taking care of people?  If so, be sure to check out the opportunities at Dells Nursing and Rehab Center at 605-428-5478 or stop in to pick up an application.  Opportunities available in Nursing, Laundry, Housekeeping, and Dietary!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.
  • We have an early release on April 26th.

 

 

Monday, April 24th
Happy Birthday last Saturday to Shannon C.!
Lunch:  Chicken Stew over Biscuit, Grilling Station or Pizza

  • Reminder: POST PROM: Attention all students who would like to attend the post prom event taking place after prom on April 29th. You need to hand in the permission slip to Eve, along with your payment, by April 21st. We need a permission slip for EVERYONE. The permission slip & parent letter are on the school web site so please print them and bring them to Eve. ALSO: if you plan on playing Knockerball, you will need to print a permission slip off of the website and have a parents signature. Please turn this permission form into Eve. If your date is either a graduate or attends a different school, please also fill out the appropriate form found in the office.
  • National Honor Society Meeting (juniors) on Monday, April 24th over lunch in the Spanish Room
  • Stop by the office or visit the school website to print out an application for a $50 camp scholarship offered by the Dell Rapids Athletic Boosters.  It is for all student athletes entering the 9th-12th grade in the upcoming fall school year.  It can be used towards the summer acceleration program as well as any camp you attend to better yourself in a school sanctioned sport.  Applications must be filled out and turned in by the end of the school year.
  • For the Senior parents who did not receive a Dell Rapids Senior Plaque Form with your Booster Club letter, you can pick one up in the High School office.
  • St. Mary’s Summer Challenge Registration is open until May 12th. Registration packets can be downloaded from the St. Mary’s website.  Camps are open for anyone in Dell Rapids and the surrounding areas.
  • Mrs. Reyes, the HS Spanish teacher, is putting on 3 different skill-based softball camps for girls in 2nd-12th grade from May 30th to June 1st.  Camps are divided up in various age groups and are run through the St. Mary Summer Challenge Program. Registration for these camps can be found in the MS/HS offices.
  • Southeast Tech is hosting a “Get Out and Do It Green Careers Camp” on May 12th from 9:00-1:00.  This program focuses on Horticulture Technology, Landscape Design Technology and Sports Turf Management. Please see Mrs. Ruesink if you are interested in attending.
  • The Dell Rapids FFA Chapter will be selling a meal for each day during the classroom instruction of drivers education. To help ensure we have enough food please complete this form and return to the Middle School office with payment by May 12th. All meals will cost $6 and include a bag of chips and a drink. Additional entrée can be purchased for $1.
  • JOBS:
    • Dells Theatre is currently taking applications and will be hiring mid to end of May.  Should be close to turning 16 or older.  Would work one to two possibly three shifts a week.  Need to be available to work evenings, weekends and holiday’s year round.  Apply in person any evening (except Thursday’s) after 7:15.  We are looking for energetic , honest and trustworthy individuals with positive attitudes.
    • The city of Sioux Falls is hiring for summer jobs, see postings on bulletin boards throughout the school.
    • L G Everist is looking for some summer help. See posted flyer for more information.
    • Yogi Bears Jellystone Park of Sioux Falls is now accepting job applications.
    • Summer Umpire position. Sign-up in the high school office.
    • The Dell Rapids School is hiring custodial positions over the summer. If you are interested, please see LuAnn in the district office for an application.
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone who interested student umpire for little baseball league games this summer.
  • Thanks to David’s Bridal in Sioux Falls there are coupons for prom dresses in the office. If you are interested please see Eve.
  • We have an early release on April 26th.

Boys 2nd, Girls 4th for Quarrier Track in Canton

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys track team finished 2nd and the girls team finished fourth at the Terry Bong Invite in Canton on Thursday, April 27th.  The boys team finished with a total of 111.5 points.  Sioux Falls Christian was first with 146 points, and Tri-Valley placed third with 78 points.  The Quarrier girls team finished with a total of 58 points.  Canton won the girls title with 96 points.  Sioux Falls Christian was second with 91 points, and Mt Vernon/Plankinton was third with 74 points.

Dell Rapids will be at the Lenwood Track Meet in Lennox on Tuesday, May 2nd.


Individual Girls Results

4x800m Relay

  • 6th – 11:51.50

4x200m Relay

  • 3rd – 1:52.39

4x100m Relay

  • 4th – :52.23

40om Dash

  • Shaylee Hoff (2nd) – 1:02.63

300m Hurdles

  • Aspen Hansen (3rd) – :49.85

Medley Relay

  • 4th – 4:54.06

800m Run

  • Shaylee Hoff (3rd) – 2:32.4

4x400m Relay

  • 2nd – 4:16.15

High Jump

  • Kali Graham (3rd) – 4’9″
  • Kyra Graham (4th) – 4’7″

Discus

  • Sydney Stofferahn (4th) – 110’1″

Shot Put

  • Sydney Stofferahn (6th) – 32’1″

Individual Boys Results

100m Dash

  • Hunter Hansen (1st) – :11.29
  • Anthony Miller (4th) – :11.75
  • Blake Reider (5th) – :11.76

4x800m Relay

  • 3rd – 9:15.04

4x200m Relay

  • 2nd – 1:32.99

4x100m Relay

  • 1st – :44.45

400m Dash

  • Tanner Heim (1st) – :51.40
  • Derek Ahlers (4th) – :52.70

Medley Relay

  • 2nd – 3:55.45

200m Dash

  • Ryker Pedde (6th) – :24.55

4x400m Relay

  • 2nd – 3:33.42

High Jump

  • Mason Schmidt (1st) – 6’5″
  • Sheldon Siemonsma (3rd) – 5’11”
  • Ryker Pedde (4th) – 5’11”

Long Jump

  • Mason Schmidt (2nd) – 20’11.5″

Shot Put

  • Dawson Kerzman (2nd) – 46’11”

Triple Jump

  • Sheldon Siemonsma (4th) – 40’4″
  • Josh Heinemann (6th) – 38’2.5″

 

Dell Rapids Belts Three HRs in Win

DellsvsORR_4-29-17The Dell Rapids baseball team belted out three home runs and had sixteen hits in an 18-2 win over Oldham-Ramona-Rutland on Thursday, April 27th, in Madison.  Five different players had multi-hit games for Dell Rapids.

Matt Gillogly put Dell Rapids on the board early with a three-run home run in the top of the first.  Seth Anderson knocked in two runs with a two-run single, and Eddie Price hit a solo home run to give Dell Rapids an early 6-0 lead after the top of the first inning.  Neither team scored until the top of the fourth inning when Dell Rapids scored 12 times in the inning.  Josh Roemen scored on a wild pitch.  Gillogly had an RBI double.  Ellingson had a two-run single to make the game 10-0.  Anderson followed with an RBI double, and Keegan Miller also had an RBI double.  Roemen drove in two more runs with a two-run single to push the lead to 14-0.  Gillogly added another RBI on a fielder’s choice ground out, and Ellingson finished the scoring with a three-run home run.  O-R-R pushed across a couple of runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, but the game was called on the 10-run rule.

Ellingson had three hits, one of them a home run, and drove in five runs.  Anderson also had three hits, one of them a double, and had three RBIs.  Gillogly had a double and home run driving in five runs.  Price also had a double and home run with an RBI.  Roemen had two hits, including a triple with two RBIs.  Jake Steineke, JD Holm, Nate McKee, and Miller also had hits.  Miller also had an RBI.  Ellingson pitched 4 1/3 innings giving up two earned runs on one hit while walking eight and striking out six.  Adrian Juba finished the final 2/3 of an inning giving up no runs on no hits with one walk.

Dell Rapids has now won three games in a row and has improved their record to 8-4 on the season.  Dell Rapids will host Redfield/Hitchcock/Tulare/Doland/Northwestern on Wednesday, May 3rd, at Rickeman Field.  The varsity game will start at 5:30 p.m. and will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.

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Vivian (Entringer) Murphy

Vivian MurphyVivian Murphy passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Dells Nursing and Rehab Center. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment will be in the St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home and the Christian Wake Service will begin at 4:00 p.m. A Catholic Daughters Rosary will be prayed at 3:00 p.m. during visitation. On-line condolences maybe left at the Kahler Funeral Home website.

Vivian Lavonne Entringer was born on February 9, 1925 near Colman, SD, the daughter of Ray and Susie (Thill) Entringer. She grew up on a farm near Colman and attended country school. She then attended and graduated from St. Mary School in Dell Rapids. She married Leo Murphy on December 31, 1946 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Dell Rapids. The couple made their home on the Murphy farm west of Dell Rapids. Leo passed away on December 28, 1981. Vivian remained on the farm for two years before moving into Dell Rapids.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Altar Society group and volunteered at Padre’s Thrift Store.

Vivian loved to follow all of her children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events and she learned to love the Irish heritage.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sister, Maureen Entringer, her brother, Jim Entringer, and her three grandchildren, Shannon Foy, Seth Hanson and baby boy Murphy.

She is survived by her ten children, Tom (Marsha) Murphy of Sioux Falls, Kathy (Craig) Foy of Castle Rock, CO, Jerry (Barb) Murphy of Dell Rapids, Mary (Mervin) Hanson of Sioux Falls, Maureen (Dr. Larry) Rentschler of Sioux Falls, Dick (Joan) Murphy of Dell Rapids, Nancy (Brian) Davis of Dell Rapids, Tim (Emily) Murphy of Dell Rapids, Joe (Cindy) Murphy of Dell Rapids and Sharon (Mark) Kayser of Sheridan, WY; her 28 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren with one on the way; her brother, Ray Jr. (Grace) Entringer of Dell Rapids; her numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, her good friend, Bette Kuper, and her extended family and friends.

Eldine Ruth Den Boer

Den Boer obit photoEldine Ruth Den Boer, 74, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Funeral services will begin at 10:30 AM Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Reformed Church in Dell Rapids. Burial will be in Logan Reformed Cemetery, rural Dell Rapids.

Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Minnehaha Funeral Home in Dell Rapids. Prayer service will begin at 7:00 PM.

Eldine was born on a small farm near Rock Valley, Iowa on March 24th, 1943. The daughter of John and Henrietta (Van Maanen) Kempema, she graduated from Western Christian High School. She married John Den Boer on June 9th, 1964 at the First Christian Reformed Church in Rock Valley. The couple initially made their home in Sioux Falls and moved to Dell Rapids in 1978.

She was an active member of the Dell Rapids Reformed Church where she enjoyed playing the piano and helping with children’s music. Her hobbies included traveling, taking pictures of her friends & family, gardening and of course having coffee with her friends. She was a very caring, thoughtful person who took great pride in having a beautiful home, but above all she valued her many friendships dearly.

Although she had many interests, her greatest love was her family and the time she spent with her grandchildren.

Eldine was preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, Loren Wiese.

Eldine is survived by her husband, John of Dell Rapids; daughter, Barb (Terry) Kriens of Dell Rapids; daughter, Laura (John) Vortherms of Dell Rapids; son, Kevin (Helene) Den Boer of Niceville, Florida; five grandchildren, Janilyn Klein, Macey Kriens, Derrick Vortherms, Kaitlyn Vortherms and Vega Den Boer; two great-grandchildren, Terryn and Korbin Klein. She is also survived by brothers, Roger (Hilaine) Kempema and Norman (Deb) Kempema and brothers and sisters-in-law, Willis (Kathy) Den Boer, Judy Wiese, Darold (Joanne) Den Boer, Peter (Arlyce) Den Boer and Jean (Randy) Zomer.

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Colton Community Blood Drive Set

CommunityBloodBankColton, SD:  Tri-Valley High School will host a community blood drive on Wednesday, May 3 from 7:30am to 11:10am and 12:40pm to 3:00pm. All blood donations will directly benefit the local blood supply.

“Donating blood on the bloodmobile is an easy way to save the lives of patients in the community” states Ken Versteeg, Executive Director, Community Blood Bank. “The need for blood has been extremely high in the last weeks. We encourage community members that are well and healthy to consider donating blood during this difficult time to keep supplies at healthy levels.”

Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with a signed parent consent form found at www.cbblifeblood.org), weigh 110 pounds or more and be in good general health the day of the donation. Please bring an ID with you. It is recommended that you eat and drink plenty of fluids before donating blood. It only takes 30 to 35 minutes to donate with Community Blood Bank.

Community Blood Bank is the sole provider of blood and blood products to 34 local area hospitals, including Avera Dells Area Health and all Sioux Falls hospitals. For more information call or to schedule an appointment call 446-3538. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Community Blood Bank is not affiliated with other blood bank organizations and takes pride in being a self-sufficient organization, thanks to the generosity of our local blood donors.

Cardinal Boys Golf 6th at St Mary Invite

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal golf team hosted the St Mary Golf Invite at Rocky Run Golf Course on Monday, April 24th.  The St Mary boys team finished sixth with a team score of 304.  Colman-Egan placed first with a team score of 255.  Arlington was second at 274, and Howard was third with a score of 275.  Howard won the girls team title with a team score of 287.  Flandreau was second at 304, and Garretson was third with a 352.

Jacob Saude had the low round for the Cardinals with a round of 100.  Lane Reecy and Austin Welbig both finished with a 102.  Garret Frost had a round of 112.  Colman-Egan had the top two individual golfers.  Mason Hemmer placed first with a round of 79, and Kade Groos was second with a round of 80.

Dell Rapids St Mary will be at the Jesse James Invite in Garretson on Friday, April 28th.

Another Double-Header Sweep for Dell Rapids Baseball

DellsBaseballLogoDell Rapids won two more games on Sunday, April 23rd, as they won both games of a double-header against Chester/Colman-Egan/Flandreau in Flandreau.  Dell Rapids won the first game in five innings by a score of 13-3.  Dell Rapids then won the second game 14-7.

Dell Rapids led start to finish in the first game.  The first run of the game was scored by Logan Ruesink on a passed ball in the top of the first inning.  Dell Rapids scored three more time in the top of the third.  Josh Roemen scored on a wild pitch, and a two-run single by Seth Anderson.  In the top of the fourth inning, Dell Rapids scored three runs again.  Carter Gullickson had an RBI ground out, Nate McKee hit an RBI triple, and McKee scored on a wild pitch to put Dell Rapids ahead 7-0.  C/C-E/F pushed across three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, but Dell Rapids scored six times in the top of the fifth.  Adrian Juba had an RBI single and then scored on a wild pitch, Gullickson had an RBI double, Matt Gillogly had an RBI single and scored on a wild pitch, and McKee scored on a passed ball.  C/C-E/F was held scoreless in the fifth inning to end the game on the 10-run rule.

Roemen had three hits in the first game.  Juba, Eddie Price, McKee, Gillogly, Gullickson, and Anderson all had a hit.  Anderson and Gullickson each had two RBIs.  Juba, McKee, and Gillogly all had an RBI as well.  Gillogly pitched the first 3 1/3 innings giving up three earned runs on one hit while walking four and striking out four.  Gullickson pitched the last inning and 2/3 giving up no runs on no hits while walking two and striking out two.

In the second game, C/C-E/F jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after the first inning.  Dell Rapids scored the next six runs.  Anderson scored on a wild pitch in the top of the second inning.  Gillogly hit a two-run home run in the top of the third inning.  Roemen and Gullickson had back-to-back RBI triples, and Gillogly added an RBI double in the top of the fourth inning to give Dell Rapids a 6-2 lead.  C/C-E/F scored five times in the bottom of the fifth inning to regain the lead at 7-6.  However, Dell Rapids scored the final eight runs of the game, scoring three in the sixth and five more in the seventh.  Price had an RBI double, JD Holm hit an RBI sacrifice fly, and Austin Ellingson had an RBI single in the sixth inning.  McKee had a two-run triple and scored on a passed ball, Elijah story had an RBI triple, and Logan Stone scored on a wild pitch in the seventh.

Gillogly had four hits and three RBIs in the second game.  Story, NcKee, and Gullickson all had two hits each.  Roemen, Price, Ellingson, and Anderson also each had a hit.  McKee had two RBIs, and Story, Roemen, Price, Holm, Gullickson, and Ellingson all had one RBI.  Price started the game on the mound pitching three innings while giving up two runs, one earned, on three hits while walking four and striking out seven.  Story pitched the next two innings giving up five runs, one earned, on two hits while walking two and striking out seven.  Roemen finished the game pitching two innings giving up no runs on one hit while walking one and striking out three.

Dell Rapids (7-4) will host Baltic on Tuesday, April 25th, at Rickemen Field.  Varsity game will start at 5:30 p.m.

Game 1:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dell Rapids 1 0 3 3 6 x x 13 9 2
C/C-E/F 0 0 0 3 0 x x 3 1 2

Game 2:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dell Rapids 0 1 2 3 0 3 5 14 14 2
C/C-E/F 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 7 6 2

Dell Rapids Baseball Soon to have Three College Players

By this time next year, three players from Dell Rapids baseball will be playing college baseball.  Trey Randel and Brett Mogen are currently in their freshman year playing college baseball, and Josh Roemen will be playing college baseball next year.

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Trey Randel – DSU Baseball Website

Randel is currently in his first year at Dakota State University playing baseball for the Trojans.  Randel has started many games this season at second base and pitcher for the Trojans.  Currently DSU is 2-26 overall this season and 2-18 in the North Star Athletic Association.  Randel plans to play amateur baseball this summer for Dell Rapids PBR.

Mogen pitching for Dell Rapids in 2016.

Mogen pitching for Dell Rapids in 2016.

Mogen is also in his first year, but at South Dakota State University, playing for the Jacks. Mogen is a pitcher, getting most of his time in middle relief on the mound this season.  Currently Mogen has compiled 31.0 innings giving up 17 runs, 16 earned, on 31 hits with 10 walks and 26 strikeouts.  Mogen has an 0-2 record with a 4.65 ERA for the Jacks who are 16-19 on the season and 9-9 in the Summit League.  Mogen will play another year of Legion baseball this summer for Dell Rapids.

Randel and Mogen will get to face off against one another when the Jacks host Dakota State on Wednesday, April 25th, at 3:00 p.m. in Brookings.

Josh Roemen

Josh Roemen

Roemen will join the college ranks next year when he takes the field for the Mount Marty Lancers.  Roemen will also play Legion baseball this summer for Dell Rapids and is currently on the Dell Rapids HS Club baseball team.