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Tigers win sweep at Faulkton Quadrangular

By Jay Davis The Tigers pulled off a coup with a three-match sweep at the Faulkton Quadrangular on Thursday. The Tigers defeated Ipswich-Leola 36-9, Miller/Highmore-Harrold 39-33 and Faulkton Area 42-30. “I cannot explain how proud I am with our guys,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “Those who do not follow wrestling won’t understand the team effort it took to beat Miller […]

Lady Tigers put up fights, but come up short

By Jay Davis The Lady Tigers continue to show improvement but dropped two more games, falling to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 59-35 in Eagle Butte on Saturday after getting nudged 39-36 by Crow Creek at home on Friday. Braves The Lady Tigers battled hard with the Braves in Eagle Butte, but the Braves pulled away bit by bit to win a 24-point […]

Nine Tiger wrestlers place at Battler tournament

By Jay Davis The Tigers won two titles and had seven more wrestlers place at the Battler Wrestling Tournament in Gettysburg on Saturday. With nine grapplers earning trips to the medal stand, the Tigers finished in fourth place, just 5.5 points behind tourney winners Potter County. “I’m really happy with how the kids wrestled,” said coach Spencer Novotny. “We were […]

Grapplers sweep home quadrangular

By Jay Davis The Tigers polished off a big week by sweeping three teams at the Mobridge-Pollock Quadrangular on Tuesday. The biggest win on the night was a 37-36 win over Stanley County that was not decided until a criteria decision. When the wrestling concluded, the teams were all knotted up at 36-36, but the referee awarded the Tigers the […]

Tigers take down Crow Creek and Standing Rock at home

By Jay Davis The Tigers ran their win streak to three games with home wins over Standing Rock on Monday and Crow Creek on Friday. Standing Rock After a bit of a slow start, the Tigers cranked it up in the second and third quarters and ran away from Standing Rock 72-39. “We found it difficult to get it going […]

Deloris Rieger was motel owner while in Mobridge

Deloris Rieger, 84, of Amarillo, Texas, and formerly of Mobridge, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at BSA Hospice in Amarillo. Services will be held in Mobridge in the spring. Her final resting place will be the Trail City Cemetery. Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge is in charge of the arrangements. Deloris was born June 21, 1929, to Christlieb and […]

Voters to decide on pool opt out

By Katie Zerr – The Mobridge City Council decided on Monday, Jan. 20, to let the people chose whether or not to fund the outdoor pool project through an opt-out. In two separate actions, the council unanimously voted to approve the opt-out and then again all members voted to let the residents decide with a vote. With Resolution 14-02, the […]

Federal bill includes aid for district

By Katie Zerr – A bipartisan push by South Dakota’s Congressional Delegation will mean the Mobridge-Pollock School District will be receiving Impact Aid funding from the federal government. Language hammered out between agencies allowed Impact Aid to districts that consolidated to be added to the Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed by the Senate 72 to 26 on Friday, Jan. 14. The […]

KATIE ZERR: All education should benefit from surplus

South Dakota seems to be on an economic upswing as revenues far exceeded estimates in 2013, with the year ending in a surplus. A combination of solid farm and cattle prices and expanding business and industry powered the state general fund budget for Fiscal Year 2013 into a revenue surplus. The tight-belt policies of Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s administration have helped […]

JAY DAVIS: Tigers show well at lone home match

There are years like this where we only get to see our Tiger wrestlers compete at home on one night. As you can tell, the sport of wrestling is alive and well in the Bridge City. The Tigers put on a good show for the home folks last night. A big part of winning was the team’s depth. We haven’t […]


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