Rapid City Stevens Raiders

Rapid City Stevens, Home of the Midwest Raider Nation, is located in Rapid City, South Dakota at the foothills of the beautiful Black Hills. 


golfers battler cold in Yankton

The Golf Team battled bitterly  cold and windy weather to finish T3 at the 14 team Yankton Invitational.  The scheduled dual with SFW and the Huron Invitational were snowed out.
The Top 5 Teams:  SF OGorman  336,  Pierre  349,  Stevens  357,  Yankton  357,  Harrisburg  371.
Raider results:  Kiley Phares 83 (5th)  Erin Rezich 85 (8th)  Sydney Owen  94,  Natalie  Young  95,  Amanda  Larsen 99.   Medalist was Karissa Guthrie from Pierre 79. 


FBLA members travel to Pierre

FBLA members traveled to Pierre on Monday and Tuesday to compete against 430 other FBLA students during the State Competition. I am proud to announce all SHS FBLA members who attended placed in their competition. They did an excellent job representing Stevens High School!  Here are the results:

1st Place: American Enterprise System Project-Garret Trupe, JiSun Paschal, Kaleah Evans

2nd Place: Emerging Business Issues-Garret Trupe, Riley Ackerman, Kaleah Evans

3rd Place: Entrepreneurship- Kaleah Evans, JiSun Paschal, Becca Golliher

                  Management Decision Making-Riley Ackerman, Garret Trupe

4th Place: Global Business Issues-Alex Fichter, Tanner Blank

5th Place: Business Ethics-Alex Fichter, Tanner Blank, John Gunderson

Students who win first place have the opportunity to travel to the National FBLA Competition at the end of June in Nashville. Congratulations!


Golfers swing to fourth

The Raider Girls golf team finished fourth based on a 5th golfer tie breaker Tuesday in Yankton.  Kiley Phares was the highest finishing Raider coming in at 5th.




track-O-Rama moved

The rapid city track-O-Rama has been rescheduled for Tuesday April 22.


Eat Pizza for Raider Tennis

Please consider eating at the Rushmore Crossing Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8pm.  Stevens Tennis will get 15% of the sales.  All proceeds go to help the Raiders pay for the State Tournament Tennis Banquet.


raiders run fast in Brandon

Team scores were not kept but some Raiders are in fine form.  In the girls 3200 meter run, the Raiders placed three in the top four.  Tamara Gorman won the event with Jessica Bailey in third and Jamie Schweiss in fourth.  The girls 4X100 meter relay team finished first. The boys had the 4X800 meter relay champions.




The Raiders finished an Aberdeen trip with four wins and one loss this past weekend.  Trae Olson went 10-0 and Check Tang finished 8-0 on the trip.  Results below are in Excel format








The Silver and Blue baseball teams finally got to start their season on Friday night.  The Silver team started with a dominating win over St. Thomas More, 10-0 in 6 innings.  The Blue team was not as prosperous.  They found themselves down 6-0 in the middle of the 3rd inning, then slowly chipped away at the runs and took the lead in the 5th inning, only to lose it again in the 7th inning.  They fell to St. Thomas More, 9-7.



Sunday April 27 the Track and Field team is sponsoring a meet and clinic for Elementary and middle school athletes interested in Track and Field.  Information is below.



Golfers successful at meadowbrook

The Girls Golf team won the Central Quad played at Meadowbrook on Thursday April 10.  The young Raiders defeated Central, Douglas and STM in a 9 hole event.

Sydney Owen (10) 46, Katie Brown (7) 49, Elyse Owen (8) 51, MaRin Hamblet (7) 59, Lexi Haugen (7) 63, and Maddie Rainwater (10) 68.  Next up for the team is a trip east to play in Yankton  at Fox Run GC and Huron at Broadland Creek GC. 


another award for Schaefer

The South Dakota High School Basketball Coaches Association announce Steven Schaefer as the SD Class AA Player of the Year. The award will be given at halftime of the Coaches All-Star game this summer July 15 in Aberdeen.


raiders of character 5k run/walk May 9

Stevens High School Raiders of Character (ROC) are planning a 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser. The money raised at this event will be used to provide shoes and clothes  to SHS students and the following feeder schools: Southwest and West Middle Schools, and Meadowbrook, Canyon Lake, Pinedale, South Canyon, Black Hawk and Corral Drive Elementary Schools.


choir concert date change

The choir pops concert has been moved to Thursday, May 22 at 7:30   Adjustment has been made on calendar.


Chadron competition crowns many raiders

Friday of last week many Stevens student boarded a bus and headed to the annual Chadron Academic contest.  Every year, the Raider students do well.  This year is no different.  Congratulations to all who placed.  Results are linked below.



raiders place second in Pierre

The girls golf team finished in a tie for second with host Pierre at the Pierre Invitational.  The 13 team tournament was a preview of this years state tournament to be held in Pierre on May 19 and 20.  The Raiders had 5 players shoot in the 80's highlighted by Kiley Phares score of 80 and Sidney Owen 82.  Other scores were Erin Rezich 86, Amanda Larsen 87, Colee Habbe 89 and Natalie Young 97.  The medalist was Katie Bartlett from Pierre with a score of 76.



Stevens Silver golf team played in the Douglas Invitational at Prairie Ridge GC in Box Elder on Tuesday.  

Team Results (Pierre)                                                     Stevens Individual  Results (Douglas)                                                   

SF OGorman          318                                              Morgan Wit        94         Grade 7                 

RC Stevens            335                                              Elyse Owen        96        Grade 8

Pierre                      335                                              Lexi Haugen      117       Grade 7         

Yankton                  346                                              Sarah Kelly        118       Grade 11

Harrisburg               362                                              Katie Brown       118       Grade 7 

Huron                      363

Aberdeen                365

Brookings                366

Spearfish                 371

Mitchell                    374

Sturgis                     379

Watertown               405

RC Central               418


raiders get first win of season

Tuesday evening the Raider baseball team got the first win of the season by beating their cross town rival, Central 4 -3.



The Track and Field team traveled to Douglas on Tuesday to compete in a JV meet.  Results below are in Excel format



buchanon wins young artist competition

Jamuna Buchanan, Rapid City Stevens High School student, won the Black Hills Symphony League's Young Artist Competition!

On February 22nd twenty young musicians competed for cash and the chance to play with the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra at the 35th annual Young Artist Competition.

This year’s competition featured instrumentalists on violin, viola, cello, piano and oboe. The competition, sponsored by the symphony and the Black Hills Symphony League, was open to high school instrumentalists in grades nine through 12 who live within a 180-mile radius of Rapid City.

She will perform with the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 12


Raider baseball

The Varsity team played Mitchell on Sunday and is still looking for their first win of the season, while the other teams are still looking for their first games.  Due to the weather and field conditions many games have been cancelled.

The Varsity lost the first game against Mitchell 8 - 5 in 7 innings, with Tanner Hagen only allowing 3 hits in 4 innings.  The second game only went 5 innings, with Mitchell winning 16 - 0.   


Raiders shine at developmental meet

Saturday the Rescheduled RC developmental meet was held.  Many Raiders performed well at the first meet of the year.  Results are below.



honors convocation

Information about he upcoming honors convocation is below.  This information is and will remain on the activities office page.




Yearbook orders

Yearbook is available for sale at smart-pay.com, and we are advertising for senior portraits. 



Below is a link to the district activities handbook.  This link will be moved to the activities office page also linked below or above. 




Important information about our director of activities

Jared Vasquez  Activity Director


event posting

If there is an event that was not covered on the web page, forgive me--I perhaps did not know the results.  If you are involved in an activity as a parent or even a participant, email me using the link below with the results.  I will post those.  I do not want to leave any activity off the page on purpose but I cannot post what I do not know.  Send those results to me so all students and activities can be recognized.