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. 


City Golf Tourney Elks - CANCELled



soccer update for Tuesday

The Playoff soccer schedule has been adjusted due to poor field conditions and persistent rain.
BOYS PLAYOFF SOCCER - 3:30 pm - stadium
GIRLS PLAYOFF SOCCER - Following Boys - Approx. 5:30 pm - stadium



Eight Stevens boys soccer players are on the South Dakota High School Player Leader Board, compiled by Soccer605.  The list charts the top 10 percent of the 288 (29 players) field players among the 17 ‘AA’ varsity teams based on goals and assists and showcases the top goalkeepers based on goals allowed average.  Brennan Lytle is tied for first on the chart with 14 goals and four assists.  Other Raiders making the list as of September 29 are Noah Storm (tied for fifth);  Derek Beaumont eighth; Austin Schone 10th; Blake Bendt 15th; Rick Schleusener 16th and Dallas Shoemaker 26th.  Ashton Culey is listed second among state goal keepers.


raiders close out soccer season with a win

The Raiders secured a home playoff game with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Spearfish.  The Raiders ended the regular season with a 9-1-1 record and will host Aberdeen Central Tuesday afternoon at Noordermeer Field.  In the 61st minute, Brennan Lytle headed a pass from Rick Schleusener into the net.  In the closing minutes, Lytle took a pass from Noah Storm and sent a rocket shot past the Spartans keeper to ice the win.  The Raiders had eight shots on goal.  Keeper Ashton Culey had six saves, including a pair of saves in the first half during a three-shot barrage by Spearfish.   The JV squad finished the season 8-1-1 with a 4-0 win over the Spartans JVs.  Amou Mumm had a hat trick with three goals and also an assist.  Christian Crawford also had an assist for the Raiders.


rapid city invite

Friday's Rapid City Invite cross country meet was an ALL RAIDER affair.  Boys Varsity-Boys JV-Girls Varsity Girls JV.  The boys team beat the #1 ranked Wyoming team Laramie.  Complete results are linked below




The #4 rated RCS Girls' tennis team is now 20-3 after defeating Pierre 8-1 and Mitchell 8-1 on Saturday in Pierre. The Raiders are next in action on Tuesday vs. RCC at Sioux Park.

RCS def. Pierre 8-1


#1 Jolee Smith (Pierre) def. Alisha Wiedmeier(RCS) 10-7

#2 Tiana Duda (RCS) def. Gracie Jones (Pierre) 10-1

#3 Sarah Kelly (RCS) def. Kara Brusven (Pierre) 10-0

#4 Halie Vanderwerff (RCS) def. Cassandra Ryckman (Pierre) 10-2

#5 Ingrid Anderson (RCS) def. Chloe Ryan (Pierre) 10-2

#6 Ally Riddle (RCS) def. Sydney Larson (Pierre) 10-1


#1 Kelly/Duda (RCS) def. Smith/Jones (Pierre) 10-3

#2 Ellison/Wiedmeier (RCS) def. Ryckman/Brusven (Pierre) 10-0

#3 Riddle/Vanderwerff (RCS) def. Ryan/Larson (Pierre) 10-4

RCS def. Mitchell 8-1


#1 Alisha Wiedmeier(RCS)  def. Sammy Pooley (Mit) 10-5

#2 Tianna Duda(RCS) def. Haley Smith (Mit) 10-3

#3 Sarah Kelly(RCS) def. Halle Larson (Mit) 10-0

#4 Halie Vanderwerff(RCS) def. Avery Larson (Mit) 10-6

#5 Ingrid Anderson(RCS) def. Allison Buckley (Mit) 10-6

#6 Ally Riddle(RCS) def. Kendra Hanks (Mit) 10-4


#1 Kelly/Duda(RCS def. Pooley/Smith (Mit) 10-3

#2 Larson/Larson (Mit) def. Ellison/Wiedmeier (RCS) 10-8

#3 A. Riddle/Vanderwerff (RCS) def. Buckley/Hanks (Mit) 10-0

RCS defeated Aberdeen Central 8-1 in Pierre on Friday.


#1 Kristen Hanson(ABC) def. Alisha Wiedmeier(RCS) 10-5

#2 Tianna Duda(RCS) def. Erica Hanson(ABC), 10-5

#3 Sarah Kelly(RCS) def. Lindsey Simon(ABC) 10-5

#4 Halie Vanderwerff(RCS) def. Emily Magera(ABC) 10-5

#5 Ingrid Anderson(RCS) def. Aishwarya Sharma (ABC) 10-2

#6 Ally Riddle(RCS) def. Haley Gonsor(ABC) 10-1


#1 Kelly/Duda(RCS def. Hanson/Hanson(ABC) 10-4

#2 Ellison/Wiedmeier (RCS) def. Simon/Magera (ABC) 10-5

#3 A. Riddle/Vanderwerff (RCS) def. Gonsor/Sharma (ABC) 10-1


knowledge bowl opens with win

Steven High school opened its Knowledge bowl competition Saturday at Southwest Middle School.  SWMS teams swept 1 and 2nd in the middle school competition.  Stevens1 won the high school division with Stevens 2 coming in 5th place. Next tournament is Saturday September 27 hosted by Custer HS.


Tuesday's volleyball match vs Cobblers

Tuesday the Raiders will host the cross town Cobblers in volleyball action.  Schedule of all 5 games is below.

4:30 JV Main Gym

4:30 Blue VS Red Auxiliary Gym

5:45 10th grade Main Gym

5:45 Silver VS White Auxiliary Gym

7:00 Varsity Main Gym


JV golfers see success

The JV golf team has been busy.  results are below.

at Belle Fourche 9/15 (9) Holes Par 36      Morrison - 51, R. Rud - 53, Sundby - 55, Johnson - 61, Albrecht - 66, H. Rud - 67

at Spearfish 9/16 (18) Holes Par 71    Stiles - 92,  Young -  94, Brown - 94, Lesselyoung - 103, Phares - 103

at Douglas 9/18 (9) Holes Par 36    Jensen - 40, Fuegen - 55, Wessels - 57, Mahoney - 58, Gustin - 62

at LaCroix Links 9/24 (9) Holes Par 28    Albrecht - 30, Johnson - 32, Morrison - 39, R. Rud - 42, H. Rud - 42, Gustin - 43, Sundby - 44, Fuegen - 46, Wessels - 56, Mahoney - 59  

at Douglas 9/25 (18) Holes Par 72   Jensen - 76, Young - 84, Brown - 86, Stiles - 89, Lesselyoung - 95, Phares - 105


raiders upend cobblers in boys soccer

Two penalty kick goals led to a hat trick for Derek Beaumont as Rapid City Stevens defeated Rapid City Central 7-0 in boys soccer action at Sioux Park Stadium.  The Raiders built a comfortable 4-0 lead by halftime.  Brennan Lytle had two goals and an assist for the Raiders, who improve to 8-1-1 on the season.  Austin Schone and Noah Storm both had a goal and an assist and Ethan Kellett offered an assist in the victory.  The Raiders had 20 shots on goal compared to only two for the Cobblers.  The JV squad, 7-1-1, tied the Cobblers JVers 2-2 on goals from Bennett Fierro and Caden Williamson.   The Raiders close out the regular season hosting Spearfish Saturday.



Tennis is now 17-3 after splitting two duals on Monday in Sioux Falls. RCS def. SFR 8-1 and lost to #1 SFO 9-0.  The Raiders play SFL at 9am and SFW at 12noon on Tuesday in Sioux Falls.

RCS def. SFR 8-1


Lexie Ronning(SFR) def. Alisha Wiedmeier (RCS) 6-2, 6-0

Tianna Duda(RCS) def. Allison Eichacker (SFR) 6-1, 6-1

Sarah Kelly (RCS) def. Morgan Johnson (SFR) 6-4, 6-2 

Halie Vanderwerff(RCS) def. Maria Damjanovic (SFR) 6-1, 6-3

Ingrid Anderson(RCS) def. Molly Sundvold (SFR) 6-1, 6-1

Ally Riddle(RCS) def. Allison Weidenbach (SFR) 6-1, 6-2


Sarah Kelly/Tianna Duda(RCS) def. Lexy Ronning/Allison Eichacker (SFR) 6-2, 4-6, 10-5

Abbey Ellison/Alisha Wiedmeier(RCS) def. Morgan Johnson/Molly Sundvold (SFR) 6-3, 6-2

Ally Riddle/Halie Vanderwerff(RCS) def. Allison Weidenbach/Joydyn Fossell (SFR) 6-2, 6-1

SFO def. RCS 9-0


Morgan Brower(SFO) def. Alisha Wiedmeier (RCS) 6-1, 6-0

Sidney Brower(SFO) def. Tianna Duda (RCS) 7-6(3), 7-5

Sam Czarnecki(SFO def. Sarah Kelly (RCS) 6-2, 6-3

Abi Kosiak(SFO) def. Halie Vanderwerff (RCS) 6-0, 6-2

Mira Yousef(SFO) def. Ingrid Anderson (RCS) 6-3, 6-4

Maggie Eckerstorfer(SFO) def. Ally Riddle (RCS) 6-3, 6-4


Morgan Brower/Sidney Brower (SFO) def. Sarah Kelly/Tianna Duda (RCS) 6-1, 6-0 

Sam Czarnecki/Abi Kosiak (SFO) def. Abbey Ellison/Alisha Wiedmeier (RCS) 6-1, 6-1

Mira Yousef/Rachel Townsend (SFO) def. Ally Riddle/Halie Vanderwerff (RCS) 6-4, 6-4


for your information

Linked below is the list of activity advisors and coaches.  Name and contact information is listed



activity passes

Activity passes are available this year through the activity office.  Prices and restrictions are listed below.

Grade K-8 Activity Pass   $20.00   NOT including Rushmore Bowl, Fine Arts ,  or SDHSAA Events

Grade 9-12  Activity Pass $20.00  Admits to athletic events and fine arts events Not including Rushmore Bowl Musical or SDHSAA events

Adult Athletic Ticket $50.00  (15 punches)  Not including Rushmore Bowl, Fine Arts Events or SDHSAA Events 

Adult Activity Pass:  $75.00  (one person only) to Athletic Events and Fine Arts Events Not including Rushmore Bowl, Fine Arts Events or SDHSAA Events 

Admission at the door is $5 Adults; $3 Students - Prices may vary for SDHSAA events and Special Events i.e. Musical


homecoming week

For your planning a link to the week of September 22-26 is linked below.  All activities for the week are included



activity HANDBOOK



activities handbook

With the new seasons beginning, the activities handbook may be a handy link and a handy read.



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.