Youngsters provide Tigers help in home quadrangular performance

By Jay Davis The Tigers won one of three matches on Thursday in their second home quadrangular meet. The Tigers beat Sully Buttes 48-25, but not before falling 43-33 to Faulkton Area and 52-26 to Linton-HMB. Coach Spencer Novotny was most pleased with the 10-point loss to Faulkton Area. Last week in Highmore the Trojans beat the Tigers 60-18. “We […]

Lady Tigers give up early runs in three losses

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers suffered a recurring theme during three losses over the week. The Lady Tigers gave up big, early scoring runs in losses to McLaughlin, Belle Fourche and Potter County. The bad first quarters began in McLaughlin on Thursday when the Lady Midgets took off on a 20-0 run and took a 24-4 lead after one […]

Injuries can’t slow Tigers in 80-48 win over McLaughlin

By Jay Davis Having two starters out with ankle injuries did not slow the Tigers down one bit as they reeled off a season-high points in beating McLaughlin 80-48 at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Tuesday. “Kids stepped up in different roles and contributed,” said coach Tim Frederick. The team had it going on all cylinders early, turning balanced offense […]

Spiry takes first as 10 Tigers place in Winner

By Jay Davis Brady Spiry won the 220-pound championship as 10 Tigers placed and the team finished fourth at the Winner Invitational Tourney on Saturday. “We had a good day,” said coach Spencer Nototny. Spiry raised his record to 13-2 with his 220-pound title. It took just a pair of wins as Spiry pinned Kyle Blume of Redfield-Doland and then […]

TEF scholarship applications have March 22 deadline

By Macel Monthye The Tiger Educational Foundation (TEF) voted to award up to nine $1,000 scholarships this spring when the board met Monday, Jan. 14, at Grace Fellowship Hall of the United Congregational Church. Application forms are available from Jolaine Bain, school guidance counselor, or on line at www.tigereducationalfoundation.com.  Click on the link for forms.  All applications must be typed. […]

Growing Edge Foundation plans Feb. 10 dinner theater

By Wendy Thorstenson Illusive treasure, unconventional staff and peculiar guests all add to the intrigue at the rundown Wiki Resort where nothing is what it appears to be. That’s the setting for the “The Last Pirate of the Caribbean” mystery dinner theatre set for Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Edge Event Center in Mobridge. Two performances are scheduled including a […]

Knott grills for Marine general

By Sandy Bond Erik Knott of rural Mound City, advertising sales representative for The Mobridge Tribune and Bridge City Publishing, said that his passion for cooking led him to an incredible job while serving his country: “cooking and bartending for Lt. General Jack Burgman in New Orleans my last two years in the Marines,” he said. He threw about 20 […]

Walter Hager was happiest on a John Deere tractor

Funeral services for Walter Hager, 77, of Mobridge were held Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was in the Selby Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Walter passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Greeley County Hospital in Tribune, Kan. Walter I. Hager was born June 27, 1935 in Alva, Okla., to […]

Frankie Reeves was determined, resilient

Funeral services for Frankie Reeves, 97, of Shakopee, Minn., and formerly of Mobridge, were held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. Burial was in the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Frankie passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Shakopee. Frankie was born to Frank and Grace (Duncan) Rickels on Dec. 9, […]

Gun owner finds editorial offensive

(Editor’s note: The following is a guest editorial written by Mobridge resident Tom Forbes.) A response to “Gun owners should speak for themselves” by Katie Zerr. I am not a so-called “Sandy Hook Truther,” nor am I a white supremacist. I am a gun owner who is more than capable like, most gun owners, of speaking for myself and will […]

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