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Long scoring runs lead to Tiger basketball wins

By Jay Davis | January 16, 2019

The Tigers closed out the second quarter with 21 straight points en route to a 72-44 win over Standing Rock in Fort Yates, N.D., on Monday. Standing Rock led 19-17 a couple minutes into the second quarter. Things changed in a hurry. Bryston Goehring and Braxton Albers hit back-to-back three-pointers to start things. Reese Cerney followed with eight of the […]

Wrestlers earn three runners-up at Battler tourney

By Jay Davis | January 16, 2019

Three Tigers earned runner-up at the Battler Invitational in Gettysburg on Saturday. Jacob Steiger took second at 126, Isaac Olson at 152 and Tucson Freeman at 160. Jon Keller and Kyler Pearman took fourth and fifth, respectively, at 220, and Tucker Holzer took sixth at 170. The bad news is that Olson and Holzer suffered injuries and ended their days […]

Lady Tigers fall behind early in pair of losses

By Jay Davis | January 16, 2019

The Lady Tigers fell behind 22-2 in the first quarter and lost a 60-32 game to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Saturday. “Why did I start in a zone?” said coach Lindsey Bachman. “I’ll take the blame for that one.” The Braves took advantage on the inside early, going to Reese Ganje for six points as part […]

Five Tigers perfect at home round robin

By Jay Davis | January 16, 2019

The Tigers had five undefeated wrestlers at the Mobridge Round Robin held Tuesday at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium. Remmington Ford went 3-0 at 106, Jacob Steiger went 3-0 at 126 and Cole Wellner went 3-0 at 195. Tucson Freeman and Kyler Pearman went 2-0, Freeman at 160 and Pearman at 220. Every Tiger wrestler recorded at least one win. Zachary […]

Edna Huber was longtime volunteer

By Jay Davis | January 16, 2019

Funeral services for Edna Huber, 101, of Mobridge, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Kesling Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mobridge City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., prior to the service. Edna passed away on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Sturgis Care […]

Beverly Smith passes in Pierre

By Jay Davis | January 16, 2019

Beverly L. Smith, 80, of Pierre, died Jan. 11, 2019, at Pierre Care and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pierre. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Isburg Funeral Chapels of Pierre. Beverly was born on Sept. 4, 1938, in Mobridge, to Frank and […]

BALLFIVE: Confidence leads to wins

By Jay Davis | January 09, 2019

College football’s national championship game was being played on Monday. For what was undoubtedly the most important part of the game, I was wrapped up in the Lady Tigers winning an important basketball game over Standing Rock. After the Lady Tigers got done doing their thing, I got to watch some of the game. It was, of course, all Clemson […]

Mustangs top Tigers with furious rally

By Jay Davis | January 09, 2019

The 162nd meeting between Mobridge-Pollock and McLaughlin was one for the ages as the Mustangs overcame an 18-point deficit with 5:15 left to upend the Tigers 61-60 in McLaughlin on Tuesday. “That was a wild one,” said coach TJ Knudson. “We worked hard to get that lead. We did a lot of things right in the third quarter, but not […]

Four Tigers earn hardware at Mid Dakota Monster

By Jay Davis | January 09, 2019

Four Tigers made their way to the medal stand with their successes at the Mid Dakota Monster held Friday and Saturday in Presho. Isaac Olson led the Tigers, taking second at 152 pounds. Jacob Steiger took fifth at 126 pounds, Tucker Holzer seventh at 170 pounds and Tucson Freeman eighth at 160 pounds. Coach Nathan Ford said that while the […]

Lady Tigers take over to beat Standing Rock 49-31

By Jay Davis | January 09, 2019

The Lady Tigers started slowly but warmed up in the second quarter to post a 49-31 win over Standing Rock in Fort Yates, N.D., on Monday. “It was a scrappy game,” said coach Lindsey Bachman. “We forced turnovers and ran the court pretty well.” The Lady Tigers dominated play in the first quarter but could not get warmed up from […]