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. 


Raider tennis splits in SF

The Raider boys' tennis team split two duals in Sioux Fall on Saturday.  They started off the day by defeating SF Roosevelt 6-3 highlighted by Chuck Tang picking up his 97th career varsity singles win in a 2-6, 6-2, 10-4 win over Logan Barr.  The Raider lost their 2nd dual of the day to #1 ranked SF Lincoln 9-0.  The Raider were kept out of the win column when #1 ranked Kaleb Dobbs defeated #2 ranked Chuck Tang 7-5, 4-6, 10-6.  The Raider played the weekend without injured #3 singles and Tang's partner at #1, Taylor Schultz.  The Raiders are 12-2 on the season.  The JV split their duals as well and have a record of 9-1-1.  The Raiders are next in action at 4pm Tuesday at Sioux Park vs RCC.




Raiders drop a pair to Pierre

Pierre swept the Raiders Thursday evening in Pierre.  The Raiders were shut out the first game losing 6-0, despite Connor Burgess going 2 for 4 at the plate.  Brady Larson pitched a complete game, but got the loss.  He allowed six runs in six innings, walked one and struck out two.  The second game the Raiders lost 8-4, despite Cullen Gilbertson going 2 for 4 at the plate. Seth Brewer went four innings; walked six, struck out three and allowed five runs to get the loss.  Errors were our downfall.


cobblers even rival series

The Raiders wound up on the wrong side of a 8-0 score on Tuesday at McKeague Field, tasting defeat at the hands of Central.  The series is now tied at one a piece. The third game of the series is scheduled for Friday at 6pm.


competitive dance team tryouts

Stevens High School Competitive Dance Tryouts for Fall 2015 are here.  Dance Clinics are Mon. April 27, Tue. April 28 and Wed. April 29 @ 4:30pm - 6pm to learn the tryout material.  Tryout Day is Fri. May 1 @ 5pm in the gymnasium.  Tryouts are open to 9th - 12th grade girls for the 2015-16 school year.  Please wear appropriate workout clothes and shoes.  See flyer for questions. 



Sam McCloud Speaks

Last week Raider Sandout Sam McCloud played in the senior game at the Denny Stanford event center.  Sam had some good things to say.  Check out the video link below.



Ryan krebs

Read Flyer below about Raider Wrestler Ryan Krebs.  Stevens address is



raiders 9-1

The Raiders are now 9-1 after defeating Brandon Valley 5-4 and Watertown 7-2 in Brandon Valley.  They then traveled to Sioux Falls and defeated Brookings 9-0. The Raiders were led by Taylor Schultz who went 6-0 on the day.

The Raider JV won two and tied one match

The Raider are next in action on Tuesday, April 21 vs. Spearfish (2pm) and STM (5pm) at Sioux Park


Raiders move to 10-6

The Raiders jumped out to an early lead on Central and captured a 18-4 victory at McKeague Field on Friday night.  With nine runs in the first three innings, the Raiders left no doubt about the eventual outcome.

Connor Burgess and Cullen Gilbertson both racked up three RBIs on three hits.  Brady Larson got the win, allowing four runs over five innings.  Larson struck out six, walked three and gave up six hits.


golfers continue winning ways

The Raider Girls Golf team continued their winning ways as they have added victories at Douglas, Huron, Meadowbrook and a 3rd place finish at Yankton.  The victory at Huron was a record setting effort as the 318 team total (Best four scores)  surpassed the previous best mark of 324. 

Douglas Invitational  First  (364)   Sydney Owen 87, Natalie Young 88, Elyse Owen 88, Emmy Sundby 101, Sarah Kelly 104, Alex Coats 104

RCC Triangular        First  (184)  Kiley Phares 43, Sydney Owen  44, Natalie Young 45, Emmy Sundby 50, Katie Brown 52, Elyse Owen 54, Alex Coats 63

Huron Invitational     First  (318)  Natalie Young 77, Erin Rezich 79, Sydney Owen 80, Kiley Phares 82, Elyse Owen 93

Yankton Invitational Third  (344) Erin Rezich 85, Natalie Young 85, Kiley Phares 87, Sydney Owen 87, Elyse Owen 99

The team continues their preparation for the State Tournament May 18-19, with stops in Mitchell, Spearfish, Sturgis, Belle Fourche, Douglas and the Raider Cobbler duals at Meadowbrook.


Raiders of Character 5K

Run for Shoes.  The 5k Run/Walk will be held May 8th at Stevens High School.  Check the flyer below for complete details



raiders split in Pierre

The Raiders are now 6-1 after splitting two duals in Pierre on Thursday.  The Raiders started off the day by defeating a strong Pierre teams 7-2.  In their second dual Aberdeen Central avenged an earlier 7-2 loss to the Raiders by defeating the Raiders 5-4 in a match that came down to the last match of the day where the Raiders #5 player, Ben Anderson, was defeated by Eric Marnette 4-6, 6-2, 10-6 to decide the match.  The Raiders were led by Chuck Tang and Taylor Schultz who went undefeated on the day.  Tang is now 7th all-time in Raider history with 92 singles wins. The Raiders JV went 2-0 on the day defeating Pierre's JV 8-1 and Aberdeen Central's JV 5-4.  Thursdays results are below in EXCEL format

The Raider play Brandon Valley at 10am and Watertown at 1pm in Brandon Valley on Friday and Brookings at 4pm at Sioux Falls Roosevelt on Friday.




raiders sweep Sturgis on Diamond

With the double header wins, the Raiders sweep Sturgis for the season.  The Raiders took the first game 10-0 in 6 innings and won the second 6-1.

In the first game, Stevens scored seven runs in the first three innings.  A two-run triple by Brady Larson, and an RBI single by Courtney Dahl during the first inning and a two-run triple by Nate Bolton and an RBI by Cullen Gilbertson in the second fueled the Raiders offense early.  Gilbertson kept Sturgis off the scoreboard for all six innings he was on the rubber.  He pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on two hits while striking out seven.

In the second game, the Raiders built an early lead against Sturgis, scoring three runs in the first inning.  The Raiders scored in the first on an error, an RBI single by Brady Larson and an RBI single by Eric Gonzalez.  Larson went a perfect 3-3 at the plate.  Jesse Nicholson was in control on the rubber.  Sturgis managed just one hit off the pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked three and struck out four during his three innings of work. 


cycling club fitness opportunity

Wednesday May 6 is bike to school day.  More details will follow.


Visual artist of the week


honors convocation

2015 Honors Convocation will be held Thursday May 14th at 7PM.  For those seniors who have met qualifying standards, please read the linked letters and forms below.  These links are also available on the activities office page linked above.




monthly activity calendar

Just a reminder that the monthly activity calendar is available for viewing or downloading by hovering over "weekly activities" above then clicking the date. 


Rapid City Stevens Hosa

Rapid City Stevens chapter of HOSA has a webpage.  Clink the image below to learn about the organization.


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


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.