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Raven Barse, Corsica-Stickney Basketball Award Winner


Last updated 3/16/2021 at 12:27am

Raven with the "Spirit of Su" Plaque and Star Quilt.

As South Dakota basketball fans were glued to their televisions sets last week to watch State Basketball Girls Tournament games, thanks to the SDPTV broadcasts of the SD State Girls Class B, A, AA . One of the teams, the Corsica/Stickney Jaguars with Senior player Raven Barse, who led the team in scoring over 13 points per game and over 8 rebounds per game during her senior year. Raven is a "Spirit of Sue" award recipient in the 2021 SD Girls Class B Tournament. The award is given each year to a Senior with outstanding athletic ability, character, leadership, sportsmanship and grade point average. The award is in Honor of the Late SuAnne Big Crow, Pine Ridge Thorpes.

Mother Wendy, Raven, Father Farlin Barse.

Raven will be attending SDSU in the fall with her focus on academics, and will not be pursuing college basketball. "Be persistent, dedicated on your schooling first."

Ravens grandmother the late Delores Barse "Dutchie", was a very well respected, treasured elder on the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. She was well known for her beautiful hand made Star Quilts.

The Corsica-Stickney Jaguars won the first round defeating Herried/Selby 47 to 45, and losing a close one to White River 52 to 50, and ending the 2020-2021 season with 4th Place losing to Ethan 59 to 48.


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