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Troopers, Cossacks fall at regions

It was a case of the killer “B’s” Monday night for both the Garrison Troopers and Max Cossacks at the opening round of the Region 5 Girls Basketball Tournament in Mandan.

Posted 3/10/11 (Thu) read more »

Troopers, Cossacks advance

They are still smiling in Garrison. The drought of being absent from a regional tournament berth is over. In Max, Cossack fans are smiling, too. But their excitement at being part of the Region 5 girls basketball tournament Monday is tempered as one of the team’s stars, Whitney Huesers, suffered a leg injury late in the third quarter Monday night.

Posted 3/03/11 (Thu) read more »

District 10 girls begins

It s time to begin the process to see who will be crowned the best Class B girls team in the state. That process begins today (Thursday) as district tournaments around North Dakota get underway.

Posted 2/24/11 (Thu) read more »

Cards top Trojans for District 10 crown

It was bound to happen eventually -- the Trojan Dynasty has finally been toppled. After dominating the District 10 Tournament for half a decade, the Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky Trojans were taken down by the Washburn Cardinals this year.

Posted 2/17/11 (Thu) read more »

More than just bows and arrows

When one thinks about an archery shoot, it’s a simple case of pulling the string back and letting the arrow fly. However, nothing in the archery world is quite that simple.

Posted 2/10/11 (Thu) read more »

Troopers win fifth straight

The Garrison Troopers boys basketball team is peaking at the right time. District tournament play begins in a week. The Troopers pulled out an exciting 77-69 overtime win Monday against Flasher on the strength of Ian MacDonald’s unconscious 32 points. Ian was stellar in the overtime session, canning a trey and going 6-6 at the line. Jason Mattheis, coach of the Troopers, said Monday’s win was another good one for the team in spite of a weak finish..

Posted 2/03/11 (Thu) read more »

Troopers tame Warriors

After a short break to allow the junior varsity teams to hold their annual tournament this past weekend, the Garrison Troopers varsity swings back into action to close out the regular season. Tuesday, the Troopers boys and girls teams traveled to Washburn to take on the Cardinals.

Posted 1/27/11 (Thu) read more »

Troopers resilient in victory

Looking at another loss this past Friday night, the Garrison Troopers took a deep breath at half time and overcame a 20-point deficit early in the third quarter to pick up a key District 10 win over the Underwood Comets, 76-74. It was the highest output by the Troopers all season. The game was in Garrison and moved the team’s record to 1-2 in the district, 3-9 overall. Coach Jason Mattheis shared that lackluster play in the first two quarters was the paramount topic at intermission.

Posted 1/20/11 (Thu) read more »

Cards cop county crown

The McLean County Girls basketball tournament took place over the weekend as teams and fans gathered in Underwood for basketball action and the best popcorn in all of high-school sports. Although it was a bumpy ride at times, the Washburn Cardinals triumphed over the Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky Trojans in the Championship game on Saturday.

Posted 1/13/11 (Thu) read more »

Troopers take out Wildcats

Chalk one up in the win column for the Garrison Troopers boys basketball team. The Troopers outlasted Center-Stanton Monday night, defeating the Wildcats 51-45. It was the team’s second win of the season. The Troopers featured a balanced scoring attack. Three players were near or above the 10-point plateau. Kyle Schlehr led the Troop with 13, Andrew Haugen added 10, and Ian MacDonald, the team’s regular scoring leader, chipped in with 9.

Posted 1/06/11 (Thu) read more »