About Jay Davis

BALL FIVE: Rebuilt stadium may be on horizon

By Jay Davis | May 15, 2019

I’ve had a couple conversations at the school about Tiger Stadium and how there may be a lot of work being done in the future. The talk is about what would really be a brand-new Tiger Stadium, because it would start with rebuilding the track with eight lanes. That encompasses a whole lot. This would be a big-time operation that […]

Lady Tigers trump Winner course

By Jay Davis | May 15, 2019

Winner Country Club belonged to the Lady Tigers on Friday. Half of the top 10 wore orange and black, helping the Lady Tigers capture the team title with an impressive 394. Host Winner was runner-up at 410. “What a great day it was for the Tigers,” said coach Jason Weisbeck. “This is the best team total that we’ve had in […]

Mobridge-Pollock claims three conference titles

By Jay Davis | May 15, 2019

Mobridge-Pollock won three titles at the Central South Dakota Conference Track and Field Meet in Gettysburg on Saturday. Coach Cody Stotz said that with it being graduation weekend, not just in Mobridge, the team was not at full strength, a problem they won’t have on Thursday at the Region 6A Track and Field Meet in Stephan. “We’re looking pretty good,” […]

Middle School Tigers sweep conference titles

By Jay Davis | May 15, 2019

The Mobridge-Pollock grades six through eight thinclads gave a glimpse into varsity future by running away with both titles at the Central South Dakota Conference Middle School Track and Field Meet in Gettysburg on Saturday. The young Tigers were especially dominant, winning seven titles, 37 medals and scoring 202.5 points, 86 more points than runner-up Miller. The Lady Tigers scored […]

Jeri Schlepp passes away in Nebraska

By Jay Davis | May 15, 2019

Geraldine J. “Jeri” Schlepp, 74, of Fremont, Neb., passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Methodist Fremont Health. Funeral services were held Monday, May 13, 2019, at Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Burial was in Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Ludvigsen Mortuary. Jeri was born on May 29, 1944, in Leigh, Neb., to William and Helen (Koch) Nagengast. […]

BALL FIVE: Mobridge native wins Derby in out-of-ordinary way

By Jay Davis | May 08, 2019

On a rainy Saturday afternoon at Churchill Downs, Mobridge native Bill Mott won his first Kentucky Derby. It just wasn’t the way he would have preferred. If you are a one-percenter, that being the number of Americans who have no idea what happened on Saturday, Mott-trained Country House was named the winner of the Kentucky Derby after the original race […]

Josh Norder qualifies for state in discus

By Jay Davis | May 08, 2019

Josh Norder became the Mobridge-Pollock Tiger to earn a berth at state when he won the discus with a state-qualifying mark at the Sisseton Twilight Meet on Friday. “That was a big day for Josh,” said coach Cody Stotz. Norder earned his state qualification with a meet-winning throw of 141 feet of 3 inches. He soared past the state-qualifying mark […]

Lady Tigers win Stanley County team title

By Jay Davis | May 08, 2019

The Lady Tigers got to play in two of three scheduled golf meets this week and took full advantage. The girls won the team title at the Stanley County Invitational on Friday after all six golfers medaled at the Roncalli Invite in Aberdeen on Thursday. With three players medaling in the top 10, the Lady Tigers shot 266 to win […]

Bev comes through with Art’s Italian recipes

By Jay Davis | May 08, 2019

Art Coragiulo’s father, Joe, is one of the pioneers portrayed in this summer’s Living History, “They Weren’t All Norwegians,” put on by the Klein Museum on July 3 and 4. Marlys Jundt has the scripts all ready and so I went out to Prairie Sunset and talked to Bev Coragiulo, Art’s wife. I told her I was doing a Cook […]

Rev. Erik Heskin dies in Michigan

By Jay Davis | May 08, 2019

Rev. Erik Heskin, 46, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away early Sunday morning, May 5, 2019. He grew up in Chamberlain, Parkston and finally Mobridge, where he met Jiffy Peters in 1989. After graduating Mobridge High School in 1990, he attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls on a football scholarship. Injury left him unable to continue to play football and he […]