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DC girls fall to Trenton in region semis


Hannah Burtman, center, of the Divide County Maroons looks to shoot during a Region 8 tournament quarterfinal game against the Trenton Tigers on Feb. 23 at the 4 Bears Event Center. Don Anderson photo The Divide County High School varsity girls’ basketball team overcame an 18-4 first-quarter hole against Trenton in the Region 8 semifinals, but the Tigers held on […]

Junior Gold earns No. 2 seed for state


Thayne Coston, center, of the Crosby Comets reacts to scoring the game-winning goal against the Richland Rangers during a game Friday in Crosby. Brad Nygaard — The Journal With the regular season now complete, Crosby’s Junior Gold hockey team shifts its focus to the state tournament and a quarterfinal game with Northwood. The Comets play Thursday at 1:15 p.m. in […]

19U falls to Richland but gets rematch at state


KateLynn Skor and Michelle Landsverk, center, of the Crosby Comets defend a shot by Samara Hofer, left, of the Richland Rangers during a game Friday in Crosby. Brad Nygaard — The JournalThe Crosby girls’ 19U hockey team ended regular-season play with a 4-2 loss to the Richland Rangers in Crosby on Friday. Windy Jacobson and Michelle Landsverk scored, and Kate- […]

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MonDak wrestler 2nd in state Kaylie Clingman of the MonDak Thunder was second out of four wrestlers in the 118- to 125-pound weight class at the girls’ high school state tournament Saturday in Fargo. Clingman won two of three matches, pinning Paige Baumgartner of Bismarck in 23 seconds and Mylee Christianson of Valley City in 3:47 but falling to Grace […]

DC boys’ season ends on home floor at districts

Maroons fall narrowly vs. Stanley, Burke

Above, Kyler Carlson, of the Divide County Maroons handles the ball against Jackson Hynek of the Stanley Blue Jays during a District 16 tournament game Friday in Crosby. Below, Wyatt Caraballo and Max Dhuyvetter defend Cal Sorenson of Stanley. The Divide County High School varsity boys’ basketball team’s season ended after losing both of its games in the District 16 […]

Lokken, DC girls cruise 57-29 over WTA in region quarters

Maroons play in semifinals vs. Trenton

Allison Lokken had 13 points to help the second-seeded Divide County High School varsity girls’ basketball team to an easy 57-29 victory over No. 3 Williston Trinity-Alexander on Monday night in the quarterfinals of the Region 8 tournament at the 4 Bears Event Center west of New Town. Emma Bydal and Alissa Haugland each finished with eight points and Faith […]

DC boys’ lockdown scheduled to end in time for districts


The Divide County High School varsity boys’ basketball team is expected to return to action Friday for the first round of the District 16 tournament in Crosby after canceling three games due to coronavirus exposures within the program. The Maroons (10-5) will not have played for 11 days. Superintendent Sherlock Hirning said contact tracing from recent COVID-19 cases in the […]

Maroons top Trinity


Wyatt Caraballo finished with 21 points and Caleb Nelson added 15 on four-for-four shooting from beyond the arc to help lead the Divide County Boys’ basketball team to a 56-49 last minute comeback victory against Trinity Christian on Monday last week in Williston. The Maroons (10-5) had built their lead to as much as eight in the first half before […]

Junior Gold rallies for win, 3-2


Crosby’s Junior Gold hockey team had a come-from -behind 3-2 win via shootout against the host Billings Bulls on Sunday. Thayne Coston and Chris Johnson scored for the Comets (15-7-1), who trailed 2-0 in the first period. “We dug ourselves a hole in the first,” Crosby head coach Cody Overland said. “We played pretty well in the second and third […]

Ballew lifts 19U in overtime, 7-6


Shyann Ballew completed a hat trick at 2:15 of overtime to give the Crosby girls’ 19U hockey team its first win of the season, 7-6 against the host Bottineau Stars on Friday. Micaela Kocher and Michelle Landsverk each scored two goals, and KateLynn Skor made 39 saves for Crosby. Ballew’s first goal made it 4-3 at 11:09 with an assist […]


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