Tigers surge late to beat Warriors

By Jay Davis The Tigers outscored Standing Rock 24-12 over the last five minutes and beat the Warriors 74-52 in Ft. Yates, N.D., on Tuesday. The game was tied at 50-50 with five minutes to play when the Tigers switched defense, cranked up the pressure and put a double-digit gap in the score. The defensive move helped the Tigers pick […]

Tigers wrestlers win two of three at home

By Jay Davis The Tigers won two of three matches in front of the home crowd at the Mobridge-Pollock Quadrangular at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Tuesday. The Tigers defeated Lemmon-McIntosh 42-35 and Ipswich-Leola 75-5 before dropping a 53-24 match to Stanley County. Due to numbers and matchups, there were not a lot of matches wrestled. Coach Spencer Novotny gave […]

Good Shield hits game-winner as Lady Tigers pick up first win

By Jay Davis Kaitlin Good Shield hit a 20-footer from the angle with two seconds left to lift the Lady Tigers to a 42-40 win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Saturday. The win puts an end to a nine-game losing streak and gives coach Ann LaMont her first career win. “It feels good,” said LaMont. “The […]

Soups, casseroles are favorites and make excellent leftovers

By Sandy Bond “If you like to eat home-cooked meals, you need to learn how to prepare them so your own family can enjoy them also,” Robin Rau said. Some of Robin’s earliest memories are of spending time in her grandparents’ kitchen. “It smelled so good, and they always had something delicious to eat nearby,” she said. Robin and her […]

TEF to award $1,000 scholarships

By Macel Monthye The Tiger Educational Foundation (TEF) will award up to nine $1,000 scholarships in 2013 to local graduating seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time graduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school. Applications are available from MPHS guidance counselor Jolaine Bain or the TEF website, www.tigereducationalfoundation.com. Click on the […]

Nurse presents info on MRH wellness program

By Peg Wunder Deb Brekke, registered nurse and certified health and wellness coach, certified worksite wellness coordinator and cardiopulmonary rehab director, presented some insight into Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics Worksite Wellness Program when she spoke Monday at Rotary. High blood pressure, diabetes and many other health problems have been on the rise in recent years.  Many companies have developed […]

A cold, successful tournament is on the books

Even though Mother Nature threw another curveball at organizers of the Mobridge Chamber and Tourism Committee Ice Fishing Tournament, Saturday, Jan. 12, the group once again came through with flying colors and presented a quality, successful event, according to event organizers. With a winter storm blanketing the area Friday and cold socked in for Saturday’s fishing, the tournament date again […]

School board approves activities policy

Taking the decision out of the hands of parents and students, the Mobridge-Pollock School Board approved a policy on younger students participating in varsity extra-curricular activities. The policy lays out the steps required for a coach or instructor to petition to allow a student to move up from middle school to high school competition in track, cross country, wrestling, golf […]

KATIE ZERR: Gun owners should speak for themselves

Listening to news networks and reading their websites is getting more and more difficult for any one who has a working brain. Do we not learn anything from our mistakes? Are we so caught up in our own causes that we cannot see that off-the-cuff comments can cause a reaction that will mean more heartache and pain for Americans? This […]

JAY DAVIS: Football landscape set for change to seven classes

If the proposal is finalized at the South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors meeting in Pierre on Feb. 27, the separation between the state’s biggest schools and the rest of the field will be greater than ever before. This fall will see the addition of a seventh class in high school football. The eight biggest schools (actually […]

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