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Tigers ready to hit the field after long preseason

After a season where they broke two long losing streaks and won six games for the first time since 2010, the Tigers are ready to get the 2019 season started. The season started with the Tigers getting their open week. After an extra week of practice without a game, are the Tigers chomping at the bit? “They are,” said second-year […]

Three Tigers land in top seven at home golf invitational

Three Tigers went back-to-back-to back in the middle of the top 10 at the season-opening Mobridge-Pollock Invitational golf meet held Thursday at Oahe Hills Golf Course. Sean Moser led the Tiger contingent in fifth place, shooting 92. Tyler Blankartz took sixth at 95 and Jack Faehnrich seventh at 96. Isaac Aman rounded out four Tigers in the medals, taking 10th […]

Cross country team hosts annual invitational Saturday

After making it to state as a team last fall, the Tiger cross country team is all back and looking for more. They start the season on Saturday at the Mobridge-Pollock Invitational cross country meet. All five runners of the team that took third in the region last year are ready to hit the courses. They are led by juniors […]

Golfing Tigers open sports season with home invitational

The Tiger golf team officially opens the 2019-20 Mobridge-Pollock sports year at Oahe Hills Golf Course on Thursday. The Tigers will take on Chamberlain, Todd County and possibly Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, starting at 10 a.m. While the team lost five-time state tournament qualifier Noah Fried to graduation, they do have plenty of experience on the squad. Entering the season with the […]

Frailing looks on as marina building comes down

The memories of years of a labor of love washed through Jerry Frailing as he sat atop his riding mower on Saturday morning, watching the Bridge City Marina and Resort building he built get torn down and toted away. “It’s something isn’t it?” said Frailing. Frailing bought the business 36 years ago and sold it to present owners Mike and […]

Chance Schott wins bull riding title at Faith rodeo

Chance Schott of McLaughlin won his second title of the year, winning the bull riding at the Faith Stock Show and Rodeo, held Friday through Sunday in Faith. Schott used an 80-point ride to take out 17 other bull riders and win $745. Thunder Boomer of Wessington Springs and formerly of Eagle Butte took second with a 79-point ride. Dupree […]

‘Bad Company’ puts on winning show at derby

A team from the south took first and a team from the north took second at the 26th annual Mobridge Demolition Derby held Saturday at Mobridge Rodeo Grounds. When all the dust settled in the A Main, the Bad Company team of Cody Birkeland of Dupree and Randy Brown of Pierre were crowned as the 2019 champions. For winning their […]

12U girls win national title

The Mobridge 12U girls’ softball team won the USA 2019 Slow Pitch Girls’ 12-Under National Championship tournament in Sioux Falls over the weekend. The team had a perfect record in the tournament with Watertown Blaze taking second, Sioux Falls Wayne and Mary’s third and Watertown Green Machine fourth. The 12U national champions are: (back from left) coach Heather Overland, Raelyn […]

Teeners fall twice at state

The Mobridge bats never got going at the SD VFW Baseball 2019 16U State Tournament in Dakota Valley over the weekend. Mobridge lost 10-0 to West Central in their first game and 7-2 to Volga in game two. “Postseason hitting woes plagues us again,” said coach Corey Eisemann. “We’ve hit much better pitching.” The game one loss to West Central […]

Teeners face West Central Friday at state tournament

The Mobridge Teeners drew West Central in the first round of the SD VFW 16U State Baseball Tournament to be played Friday through Sunday in Dakota Valley. Mobridge and West Central will hit the diamond for the 5:30 p.m. game. Coach Corey Eisemann said the team has been fine-tuning its game at practice this week. “What we’ve worked on since […]


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