About Jay Davis

Willis Vander Wal was a farmer at heart

By Jay Davis | July 29, 2021

Funeral services for Willis Vander Wal, 86, of rural Pollock, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Hope Reformed Church in Westfield, North Dakota. Burial will be at Dale Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Willis Karl Vander Wal, faithful servant of Jesus Christ, well known area farmer and rancher, passed […]

16U Teeners hold off Leola/Frederick to advance

By Jay Davis | July 29, 2021

The Mobridge 16U Teener baseball team advanced with a 7-6 win over Leola/Frederick in the Region 1 16U Teener Baseball Tournament at Legion Memorial Field on Tuesday. Mobridge took a 4-2 lead with a four-run first inning and tacked on single runs in the second, third and sixth innings to take a 7-2 lead into the final inning. Leola/Frederick rallied […]

Christine Moser shared scripture from memory

By Jay Davis | July 29, 2021

Funeral services for Christine Moser, 92, of Selby, were held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. Christine passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Walworth County Care Center in Selby. Christine Brockel Moser was born on Oct. 21, 1928, to Phillip Jr. and Rose (Beck) Brockel in Campbell County. She grew up on the […]

Redfield beats Post 4 twice to claim Region 6B crown

By Jay Davis | July 29, 2021

Redfield rallied from the loser’s bracket to beat Post 4 twice and win the Region 6B Legion Baseball Tournament in Groton on Saturday. In the first championship game on Friday, Redfield jumped out to an 8-0 lead, Mobridge rallied with a seven-run fifth, and Redfield put the 13-7 win away with five runs in the seventh. Taylon Carmody had a […]

14U girls win wild game to claim state softball title

By Jay Davis | July 29, 2021

Elsy Larsen hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Mobridge 14U girls to title in the 14U division of the South Dakota Youth Slowpitch State Tournament at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls on July 17 and 18. Larsen’s game winning hit scored Selena Arpan to give the girls an 18-17 win over Watertown […]

Bruce Le Beau was member of HOF band

By Jay Davis | July 29, 2021

Bruce Richard Le Beau, 77, of Bettendorf, Iowa, and formerly of Mobridge, passed away peacefully surrounded by his closest family on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Bettendorf. In accordance with Bruce’s wishes and directives, there will not be a service, visitation or wake. Bruce has chosen to be cremated and will be laid to rest along with his wife and […]

Post 4 overcomes Pierre after narrow loss in first game

By Jay Davis | July 22, 2021

Post 4 finished the regular season with a 9-6 win over Pierre Post 8 15/16 Legion at Legion Memorial Field on Friday. Pierre won the opening, five-inning game 5-4. Post 4 led all the way in its 9-6 win. The local nine scored two in the first, one in the second and three in the third to open a 6-0 […]

18U girls take second in Watertown

By Jay Davis | July 15, 2021

The Mobridge 18U girls softball team took second place at the Midsummer Showdown in Watertown, July 10 and 11. They lost one game during pool play on Saturday, before coming back with wins over Wild Dutchman of Huron and Watertown teams Duane’s and LAPD. Shocks of Watertown, who went undefeated, got them in the championship game. Pictured are: (back from […]

Teeners rally but drop regional championship game

By Jay Davis | July 15, 2021

A seventh inning rally proved futile as Onida scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to defeat the Mobridge 14U Teeners 13-12 in the championship game of the Teener Regional Baseball Tournament in Faulkton on Tuesday. Mobridge trailed 12-8 entering the seventh when they plated four runs to tie the game. The Teeners had two outs and […]

Legion stumbles at Clark Tournament, Redfield

By Jay Davis | July 15, 2021

Wahpeton, North Dakota, scored a run in the bottom of the fifth and held on for a 3-2 win over Post 4 in the first round of the Clark Legion Baseball Tournament on Thursday. The game was tied at 2-2 until Wahpeton’s Thianjon walked to start the inning, worked his way to third base and then scored on a wild […]