Fred Cozad S.D. Hall of Famer

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Fred Cozad of Martin, was inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame Sept. 13 in Chamberlain. Fred, an attorney at law, was nominated by another attorney and former Martin resident, Patrick Goetzinger.

The following information was compiled by Goetzinger and helped the Hall of Fame committee in making their selection of Fred.

Fred Cozad returned home to Bennett County in 1949 with a sharp wit, a…

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BCHS Athletics Wall of Honor inducts five

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The Bennett County High School Athletics Wall of Honor held their fourth annual banquet Saturday, Sept. 20, with five new members joining the prestigious wall.

Entering the Wall of Honor this year were coach Bob Hopkins, community supporter Kim Claussen, athletes: Rod Johnson, Maggie O’Neill Thompson and Wayne Sterkel. 

Kevan Fralick was also named to the Wall of Honor, but because he was…

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Warriors edge Crusaders 22-14 in football

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By Tim Huether

Red Cloud fielded one of their better football teams in recent memory, but Bennett County used a solid defensive effort to pull out a hard-fought 22-14 win. Senior Brady Hicks led the defense with 16 tackles, six of those solo, a quarterback sack and a fumble recovery.

Bennett County took the opening kick to the 41 of Red Cloud on a nice return by Tate Petrak. Red Cloud’s defense…

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Volleyball results

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Bennett County had a rough week of volleyball, losing seven matches and winning two. In Winner on Sept. 9, the Lady Warriors toppled Gregory 25-23, 25-22, 25-14, and lost to Winner 16-25, 8-25, 13-25.

On Sept. 11, they hosted White River, losing in four games, 25-27, 25-21, 17-25, 15-25.

At the Philip Volleyball Tournament, the Lady Warriors lost to Harding County 25-12, 13-25, 18-25, and lost to…

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Cozads commended in resolution by County and City

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By Tim Huether

Fred and Luella Cozad were commended for their service to Bennett County by Bennett County Commissioners and the City of Martin in a resolution passed by both entities. The resolution was read and approved at the Sept. 3, County Commissioner meeting.

The resolution points out the Cozad’s many years of service, stating they provided generous, efficient, courteous and dedicated…

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