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Norder brothers off to Mines for athletics/academics

With their high school athletic and academic careers completed, Josh and Kregen Norder are preparing for the next phase of their lives at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City. Not only will the twins be working for their respective degrees, they will also be competing on sports teams for the Hardrockers. Josh will be throwing discus […]

David Jensen named winner of Outstanding Sportsmanship award

David Jensen of Mobridge was honored as Nebraska’s Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winner by the Big Ten Conference on Wednesday, May 27, as the conference announced its 28 honorees. Gymnast Sierra Hassel was named Nebraska’s female winner of the award. Jensen, a recent graduate from the University of Nebraska, finished his final season as a Husker wrestler with a 17-6 record […]

Overland sisters excited as softball season begins

On Tuesday afternoon, more than two months of being in at least partial isolation came to an end for the Overland sisters when they got to join their teammates on the field for softball practice. Leah, who will be a junior, and twins Grace and Sophia, who will be in eighth grade, all play softball. In fact, they come from […]

MYO leagues to start next week with physical distancing rules

The Mobridge Youth Organization activities are starting the week of June 1. T-ball for ages 4 and 5 will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:30 p.m. on the north field. Co-ed coach pitch for ages 6 through 8 is on Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 5:30 p.m. on the north field. This age group will have practice time […]

Weisbeck sisters golf on despite no season

The spring of 2020 was supposed to be filled with drives, chips and putts, leading to individual medals and team trophies. But then the coronavirus pandemic happened, and hitting the fairways and greens as Lady Tigers became hopes for the future. After school and sports came to a standstill in mid-March, the South Dakota High School Activities Association officially canceled […]

Putting in the work pays off for David Jensen

When David Jensen left Mobridge in 2015 after graduating Mobridge-Pollock High School and heading to the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, he wasn’t sure what to expect. What he did know was that he was going to put in the work to accomplish as much as he as a wrestlers and as a student. “My expectations were a little lower, […]

Despite hardships, Bauer chasing his pitching dream

When your goal to be a college baseball pitcher is made tougher by there being no baseball team to play on, training can be a very tough ordeal. But the COVID-19 pandemic is not stopping Mobridge-Pollock High School senior, Noah Bauer, from chasing his dream. Not only is Bauer losing this year for organized baseball, he lost most of last […]

When baseball time comes, Eisemann brothers will be ready

When May hits South Dakota, bats, balls and gloves start coming out. Baseball season is on the horizon. That is easier said than done with the state our nation is in right now, but when you have a family of baseball players, preparing for the national pastime is a little easier than it is for most. The Eisemann family of […]

Thompson named Lady Tiger most valuable player

First-year Lady Tiger basketball coach Stephen Hettick went live on Facebook on Monday evening to deliver his postseason awards. He started by reminding those in attendance that the girls had a very accomplished season. They went .500 in the regular season for the first time in eight years, “and that was against a pretty tough schedule.” Along the way, the […]

Steiger, Two Hearts, Ford feted for wrestling

Coach Nathan Ford announced three awards for the 2019-20 Tiger wrestling team. Jacob Steiger was named Most Valuable Wrestler after finishing his career with his second state tournament medal and becoming the Tigers’ all-time winner with 171 career victories. “Jacob had a great year and finished fifth in state,” said Ford, adding that all of Steiger’s effect was not on […]


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