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Area Girls Basketball Scoreboard

Defending state champion and current number one team Summit cemented its standing by beating previously undefeated Herreid-Selby Area 62-38 in Aberdeen on Tuesday. The Eagles took control of the game with a 23-6 run in the second quarter and never led the Wolverines threaten in the second half. The 6’0” O’Farrell twin, like they have been doing their entire careers, […]

Area Boys Basketball Scoreboard

Herreid-Selby Area climbed back over .500 with a 74-51 win over Summit in Aberdeen on Tuesday. The Wolverines improved to 7-6 by taking charge in the second quarter and dominating the second half. After taking a 38-33 lead at the intermission, the Wolverines outscored the Eagles 36-18 in the second half. Nick Larson led the Wolverines and all scorers with […]

Austin Borah takes third in Groton

By Jay Davis Austin Borah grappled to third place at 160 pounds at the Groton Lions Tournament on Saturday. “Austin lost a squeaker in the semis,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “As far as I’m concerned that was the championship match.” Borah came out smoking with first-period pins over Seth Strong of Ellendale-Edgeley-Kulm and Malvin Keoke of Tiospa Zina. He lost […]

Lady Tigers play well, but miss shots in Crow Creek loss

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers did a lot of things right in Stephan on Tuesday, but they struggled putting the ball in the hole and Crow Creek won a 63-37 game. “We pushed the ball down the floor,” said coach Ann Lamont, “but we failed to convert on our shots.” The Lady Tigers shot just 18 percent from the […]

Three Tigers place at Lee Wolf tourney

Three Tigers placed at the Lee Wolf Invitational in Aberdeen on Saturday. Brett Lang led the Tiger contingent with a fifth-place finish at 285 pounds. “Brett wrestled very well,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “He’s getting a lot more aggressive on his feet.” Lang had to fight through the loser’s bracket after getting pinned by eventual second-place winner Cody Friese of […]

Tigers run winning streak to 10 games

By Jay Davis It wasn’t easy in Eagle Butte on Tuesday. It isn’t supposed to be. The Tigers jumped out early with a big first quarter, but then had to hold on for their lives as the Braves rallied in the second half. The Tigers kept their composure and took control late to beat the Braves 58-52 and win their […]

Earl Mandernach, formerly of area, was a true salesman

Funeral services for Earl J. Mandernach, 86, of Onawa, Iowa, and formerly of Selby and Mobridge, were held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Odebolt, Iowa. Earl passed away Jan. 21, 2013, in Onawa. Earl was born in Buena Vista County, Iowa, on March 7, 1926, as the youngest child to Earl B. and Clara Mandernach. […]

Les Sjomeling loved being joker

Funeral services for Leslie N. Sjomeling, 77, of Pollock, will be held Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Pollock Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Mobridge at 3 p.m., under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Les passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at the Linton Hospital in Linton, N.D. Leslie Norman Sjomeling […]

Move to area part of transition

By Sandy Bond Transition is never easy, Janet Kalsbeck said. It meant leaving the place she had always called home and dipping her toe into a sea of unknowns. She is embracing many firsts in her life: never being on the water, she’s had her first pontoon excursion, gone ice fishing on the Mighty Mo with daughter-in-law Dawn Konold, and […]

Mobridge Boy Scouts present program on activities

By Peg Wunder Tom Collignon introduced Mike Jerome, who brought Trace Rische and Tanner Jerome, to Mobridge Rotarians on Monday to update them on the activities of the local Boy Scout Troop. Trace spoke a little about the activities of the Scouts in Mobridge, who meet the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at Trinity Lutheran Church. Last year […]


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