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Tigers open wrestling season Saturday at Stanley County

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The Tiger wrestling room is not fraught with wrestlers this year, but those who are there have plenty of experience on the mat for first-year head coach Sam Merkel. While none of the six varsity wrestlers are seniors, four are juniors and two are sophomores. All of them had successes last year. “We’re young but we’re talented,” said Merkel. “They […]

Lady Tigers stacked up stats during 24-9 season

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The Lady Tigers had another strong season going 24-9 and making it to the SoDak 16 for the third year in a row and fifth time in six years. Breaking down the wins, the Lady Tigers won 66 sets to 27 for their opponents. In total points, the Lady Tigers outscored the opposition 2,154 to 1,1721. Of their points, 1,409 […]

Slow start led to Tigers finishing season at 3-5

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After a slow start in which it took until game three to get on the scoreboard, the Tigers finished the football season with a 3-5 record. Most of the games were close as two of their wins and three of their losses were decided in the fourth quarter. With that, the Tigers came up just a bit behind their opponents […]

Kraft, Lawrence named to Class 9AA All-State team

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After leading Timber Lake to a 9-2 record and a trip to the state semifinals, Panther seniors Hank Kraft and Jayce Lawrence have been named to the Class 9AA All-State Football Team. Kraft was named as all-state running back after earning first-team honors at wide receiver last year. “On offense, Hank was a threat to score any time he touched […]

Five Wolverines earn Class 9A All-State honors

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The Herreid/Selby Area Wolverines ripped off 12 straight wins and took second in state this year. After that kind of success, five players were named to the Class 9A All-State Football Team. Earning all-state honors are seniors Chance Gregg, Trevor Sayler and Trey Sayler, and juniors Brenden Begeman and Tray Hettick. Gregg was named all-state on the offensive line for […]

Three Lady Tigers earn All-Big Dakota honors

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Lady Tigers seniors Landyn Henderson and Ava Stoick and junior Emma Keller have been named to the 2021 All-Big Dakota Conference Volleyball Team. This is the first All-BDC selection for each of the Lady Tigers. Due to COVID-19 the Big Dakota Conference Tournament was not held last season and no All-BDC team was chosen. “All three of these athletes are […]

Bauer, Pfitzer, Wellner named All-Northeast Conference

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Three Tigers were named to the All-Northeast Conference Football Team while two more were named honorable mention. Earning All-BDC honors are seniors Brady Bauer and Ashton Pfitzer and junior Cole Wellner. Earning honorable mention are senior Trent Schmeichel and junior Holden Eisemann. At cornerback and wide receiver, Bauer made his biggest mark on defense where he had 16 pass breakups […]

Howard runs to 55-18 win over Herreid/Selby Area

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Howard used a dominant running game to defeat Herreid/Selby Area 55-18 in the Class 9A state championship game at the DakotaDome in Vermillion on Thursday. Howard started quickly when Ty Beyer broke away for a 65-yard touchdown pass on the second play from scrimmage. The Wolverines responded with an eight-play 63-yard drive that ended with Tray Hettick hitting Trevor Gill […]

Late touchdown lifts Platte-Geddes to 23-20 win over Timber Lake in 9AA semifinals

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Platte-Geddes scored a touchdown with two minutes left to lift defending state champion Platte-Geddes to a 23-20 win over Timber Lake in the Class 9AA semifinals in Timber Lake on Friday. The Panthers held a 20-15 until Black Panther running back Grayson Hanson hit Joey Foxley for a 17-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Timber Lake took a 14-0 […]

Tiospa Zina takes over late to beat Mustangs for All Nations B title

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After three quarters of deadlocked football, Tiospa Zina exploded for four touchdowns in the fourth quarter to defeat McLaughlin 40-18 in the All Nations B state championship game at the DakotaDome in Vermillion on Saturday. Tiospa Zina took a 6-0 lead in the first quarter on an eight-yard touchdown run by Javier Dominguez. The defenses held court until a three-touchdown […]


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