Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Eagle Butte

Local teams compete in LNI Hand Game Competition

C-EB teams Ohitika 1 and Ohitika 2 competed against each other during the Hand Game Tournament. Ohitika 2 placed 3rd in the Elementary Division and Ohitika 1 were the undefeated champs in the Elementary Division. Photo by Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle

The Wakinyan Chetan Hand Game teams competed at the Lakota Nation Invitational Hand Game Tournament on December 13-14. The students played hard making their way up to the bracket, but came up short losing their second game to be in the top four. A total of 28 elementary teams and 22 high school hand game teams were in attendance. The students are coached by Mrs. High Elk and Mr. Avery. Back: Malikai Chips, Haleigh Bernie, Jay Veaux, Kristyn Smith, Desiree Sand, Juanita Romero, Jade White, Tiffany Shaving, Manual Swan, Key Veaux. Front: Adam Benson, Xavier Charger, Steven Garnette, Ashlynn Charger, Jace LeCompte, Anastasia Scott, Angel Benson, and Nancy Iron Bird. Photo submitted