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Hot-shooting Chamberlain ends Lady Tigers’ year

The Lady Tigers got off to a good start, but could not keep the pace with a hot-shooting Chamberlain and fell 66-43 to the Cubs in the Region 6A quarterfinals in Chamberlain on Monday. “The girls did everything we asked them to do,” said interim coach Jim Cerney. “Chamberlain was just too hot. I’m very proud of the girls. They […]

Six Tigers punch tickets for state tournament

Six Tigers kept their seasons alive by placing at the Region 4B Wrestling Tournament in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. Seniors Isaac Olson and Tucson Freeman, juniors Jacob Steiger and Jon Keller and sophomores Isaac Aman and Kamron Pearman advanced and will compete in the Class B State Wrestling Tournament in Rapid City this weekend. Coach Nathan Ford said that it […]

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte proves quicker than Tigers

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte used a quick start to take the lead and hold off the Tigers for a 63-48 win at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Monday. The Braves outscored the Tigers 20-8 in the first quarter and the home team never caught up. “It’s tough to play from behind,” said coach TJ Knudson. “They’re quicker than us. Once we adjusted […]

Braves push past Lady Tigers in second half

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte pulled away in the second half to double the Lady Tigers 70-35 in Eagle Butte on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers stayed within striking distance in the first half. They fell behind 24-10 in the second quarter before a 7-2 run that drew them within nine points. The Braves scored last to take a 28-17 halftime lead. While the […]

Stanley County takes down Tigers to end winning streak

The Tigers’ six-game winning streak crashed and burned in a 61-42 loss to Stanley County in Ft. Pierre on Tuesday. The loss came in a game where the Tigers simply could not muster the energy that have been playing with for the last month. “It wasn’t pretty,” said coach TJ Knudson. “They had way more energy than us.” While the […]

Lady Tigers can’t take advantage of hot start

The Lady Tigers got off to a good start, but could not keep momentum as they fell 39-34 to Groton Area at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Saturday. “Our ball pressure really worked on them, but being two guards down, we weren’t able to keep at it,” said coach Lindsey Bachman. The Lady Tigers played without Jadin Monsen who is […]

Cole Wellner wins MS state title

Eighth-grader Cole Wellner became the first Mobridge-Pollock Middle School wrestler to win a state championship at the South Dakota Middle School State Wrestling Tournament in Pierre on Saturday. Wellner won his title at 195 pounds, going 3-0 in the process. He opened his day by pinning Zach Ringsaker of Milbank in 50 seconds. His toughest match came in the semifinals […]

Postseason begins with Region 4B tourney

With a shot at competing in the state tournament on the line, 10 Tigers will be looking to extend their season at the Region 4B Wrestling Tournament in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. Coach Nathan Ford said it is “do or die” time for the Tigers. “You either win or your season ends,” said Ford, adding that there are no second […]

Tigers roll Falcons for fifth straight win

The Tigers ran their winning streak to five games with a 65-38 win over Todd County at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. “All the weeks we’ve been drilling, they’re not fun, but the kids are getting better at it,” said coach TJ Knudson. “The fun part comes in the winning.” The Tigers played without one of their starters […]

Olson, Freeman earn fourth at Big Dakota Conference tourney

Isaac Olson and Tucson Freeman earned conference hardware with a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Big Dakota Conference Tournament in Ft. Pierre on Saturday. While the two seniors were the only Tigers to medal, the Big Dakota was a 24-team tournament that did not place fifth through eighth. “Normally when you have a 24-team tournament it places eight guys,” […]


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