Webster Area Elementary students got a treat Feb. 24 when the FFA student members of the Webster/Waubay chapters brought farm animals to school for a petting zoo. Here, kindergarteners Macie Shafer, Matthew Sichmeller, Austin Reindl and Savanna Lamb interact with a goat. The petting zoo also featured sheep, cattle, donkeys, a horse, ducks, rabbits, cats, dogs, pigs and chickens. February 22-25 was National FFA Week.

Long-time Webster Area golf coach retires

Brian Lux has retired from coaching golf for the Webster Area Bearcats after running the school’s program 35 years. Last week, he talked about some of the highlights of his career.

Lux helped start the junior high golf program at Webster when he took on the head golf coach position in...


Bearcat girls fall to Sisseton in OT of first round Region 1A play

The Cats were tied 39-39 in the first round of Region 1A play against Sisseton on their court Feb. 23. With just 7.5 seconds left in regulation play Sisseton had the ball coming off a Redmen timeout. Webster was able to get the ball tied up without a foul and received the jump call with 6.3 seconds remaining. As the Redmen girls put the pressure on the inbound pass, the ball was able to feed to Morgan Jager who got a quick dribble and half court plus off balance shot at the buzzer that was all net and looked to be a three pointer, but the shot was quickly waved off by the referee saying time had expired before the shot left the junior’s hand.

The Cats who trailed 12-10 at the end of the first quarter found...