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Class B District Tournaments

District 15B championship game Dupree 79 • Timber Lake 36 Dupree took control early and cruised to a 79-36 win over Timber Lake in the District 15B championship game at Scherr-Howe Event Center on Friday. Dupree took care of business at the both ends of the court. Dupree shot out to leads of 7-0 and 14-2 before taking a 22-6 […]

Sully Buttes ends Wolverines’ season

By Jay Davis Defending state runner-up Sully Buttes got ahead and then hit free throws down the stretch to defeat Herreid-Selby Area 53-42 in the Region 3B championship game in Gettysburg on Thursday. Sully Buttes led 32-30 at the start of the fourth quarter. With a lead established early in the quarter, the Chargers started going to the free throw […]

Dupree rocks Faith to win second straight Region 8B title

By Jay Davis Dupree is headed to its second straight appearance in the State B Basketball Tournament after beating Faith 66-51 in the Region 8B championship game at Scherr-Howe Event Center on Tuesday The Longhorns hit early and led 11-7 midway through the first quarter. Dupree found its game and used a 10-0 run to pull ahead 17-7. The Tigers […]

Tigers take down Miller for 6A title

By Jay Davis The Tigers saved their best for last, outscoring Miller 25-9 in the fourth quarter to win the Region 6A championship game 55-45 in Pierre on Monday. “It was great to see the kids celebrate,” said coach Tim Frederick. “I was especially happy for the seniors. This is a senior-laden team and to get to see them celebrate […]

Phyllis ‘baked a lot of bread’

By Betty Street She’s been informed her name means she’s “wooden-shoe Dutch” from Holland. She’s never been to Holland or worn wooden shoes, but Phyllis Ten Broek would like to try out wooden shoes someday. She came to Dakota from Roseau County, Minn., and had been working for the Jess Cain family for three weeks when they heard on the […]

Mother Nature puts a damper on Tiger fans’ excitement

Katie Zerr –   The euphoria felt by fans of the Mobridge-Pollock Tigers as the team earned a berth in the State A Boy’s Basketball Tournament by beating the Miller Rustlers Monday, March 4, was quickly tempered by Mother Nature. As fans left Pierre, it became apparent that snow squalls driven by high winds would make the going slow. So […]

Committee to set plan for tax properties

 Katie Zerr – Telling the Mobridge City Council that nuisance properties are everyone’s problem and not just the city’s, Walworth County State’s Attorney Jamie Hare requested permission to form a joint committee to resolve the issue. Hare, who addressed the council Monday, March 4, said he thought establishing a relationship between the county and the city will help to avoid […]

KATIE ZERR: Washington lacks truth, leadership

While there is plenty of blaming going on in Washington over the sequester cuts and damage it will cause, and the winner-take-all attitude of the parties involved, something is being overlooked: the growing ire of the American people. As a whole, we the people are growing wearier everyday of the regurgitated rhetoric coming from both sides of the aisle. There […]

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Mobridge-Pollock will play Aberdeen Roncalli at 7 p.m. CDT, 6 p.m. MDT in the opening round of the State A Basketball Tournament at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City next Thursday. The 18-5 Tigers are the number seven seed. Roncalli at 16-4 is the number two seed. This will be the second meeting of the season for the […]

JAY DAVIS: Memories are made at tournament time

Tournament time is when memories are made. Ten years from now there will be a conversation about Saturday’s District 11A championship game win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte. The speaker will say, “Wow, was that a great game or what?” Ten years from now there will be a conversation about Monday’s Region 6A championship game win over Miller. The speaker will say, […]


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