Area Boys District Tournaments

District 6B Herreid-Selby Area 72 • Ipswich 63 Herreid-Selby Area pulled away quarter by quarter to beat Ipswich 72-63 in the District 6B semifinals in Ipswich on Tuesday. The Wolverines outscored the Tigers by two points in the first quarter, four points in the second quarter and five points in the third quarter to take a 45-34 lead heading into […]

Area Girls District Tournaments

District 6B Herreid-Selby Area 57 • Eureka-Bowdle 17 Herreid-Selby Area shut down Eureka-Bowdle 57-17 in the District 6B semifinals in Eureka on Thursday. After a slow start and a 4-4 tie after one quarter, the Wolverines put the game away with a 20-2 run in the second quarter. Shauni Schwartz led Herreid-Selby Area with 19 points, seven rebounds, eight blocked […]

Braves beat Lady Midgets in OT for 11A title

By Jay Davis It took an extra session to decide the champions. Cheyenne-Eagle Butte outscored McLaughlin 8-2 in overtime to win the District 11A championship game 50-42 at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Thursday. Kaleb Shepherd put Cheyenne-Eagle Butte ahead 45-42 with a basket and foul shot to start the overtime and then stopped the Lady Midgets on their next […]

H-SA Wolverines shut down Ipswich, win District 6B title

By Jay Davis Herreid-Selby used a shutdown defensive effort to extinguish Ipswich 54-22 in the District 6B championship game in Eureka on Saturday. The game was played close to the vest with Ipswich leading 11-10 after one quarter. Herreid-Selby Area started establishing dominance by outscoring Ipswich 20-6 in the second quarter. The Wolverines owned the second half, putting up 24 […]

Timber Lake wins Region 8B title

By Jay Davis Timber Lake took control with a 19-2 burst in the first quarter and never looked back. The Lady Panthers defeated Newell 63-50 in the Region 8B championship game in Faith on Tuesday, sending Timber Lake on its first trip to state since 2007. Teams do not go away easily in region championship games. Newell fought back to […]

Tigers vs. Buffaloes game postponed, teams tip off in District 11A Thursday

Due to the death from illness of a Stanley County senior, the Mobridge-Pollock boys and Stanley County District 11A semifinal game has been postponed until Thursday. The Tigers and Buffaloes will tip off at 7 p.m. at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium. The postponement also pushed the championship game to Saturday. Should the Tigers hold off the Buffaloes, the title game […]

Brady Spiry takes fifth at State B wrestling tourney

By Jay Davis Brady Spiry rounded out his high school wrestling career by taking fifth place at 220 pounds at the State B Wrestling Tournament at the Barnett Center in Aberdeen on Saturday. “I’m really happy with how Brady wrestled,” said coach Spencer Novotny. Spiry defeated Robert Hoiten of McCook Central-Montrose 3-1 in overtime to earn his fifth-place finish. Each […]

Holly Wessel was best investment Omer made

Funeral services for Hollas (Holly) E. Wessel, 83, of Mound City, were held Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Peace Lutheran Church in Herreid. Burial was in Mound City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Holly passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Selby Good Samaritan Center. Holly was born Dec. 29, 1929, in Bowdle, to […]

Fernetta Adam dies in Twin Falls

Fernetta Marie Adam, 82, passed away peacefully at the Twin Falls Care Center in Twin Falls, Idaho, on Feb. 6, 2013. Fernetta was born Feb. 5, 1931, to John and Anna Pleinis of McLaughlin. She attended McLaughlin High School and after graduation worked at Hatch’s Grocery Store until she met her sweetheart, Reinhold Adam. They were married Oct. 26, 1951, […]

Drew Schutz is skilled carpenter, cook

By Betty Street Make friends with a man who enjoys and is skilled in woodworking, i.e. crafting cabinets and so forth for kitchens, who is skilled in hunting and fishing to stock the home freezer, and finally is well able to prepare appetizing meals from his efforts. Meet Drew Schutz, who works at Performance Ag Services in Mobridge. Drew grew […]

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