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Legion baseball continues with a hearty schedule set at 5-1

Baseball is a daily game. Each inning can change, every pitch could be different than the last. But Washburn American Legion head coach Kip Erickson likes what he has seen out of his players so far.

Posted 6/17/09 (Wed) read more »

Cardinals cash in a pair of wins to open legion season

After a disappointing end to the high school spring baseball season, head coach Kip Erickson is once again smiling after his legion’s team first week of action. Washburn, including players from Wilton and Center-Stanton, claimed two commanding victories last Thursday as they made the extensive trip to Bowman County.

Posted 6/10/09 (Wed) read more »

2 out-of-hand innings doom Cardinals

After a tough loss to Central Prairie May 18, the Washburn-Wilton-Center-Stanton co-op entered the field re-energized last Tuesday to take on Kidder County in a loser-out battle to stay alive in Region 8. After jumping to a 4-0 lead in the second inning, the Cardinal pitching staff allowed a few small glitches that snowballed into the final 15-4 loss after five innings to end the season. WWCS finished 13-9 overall in a season that has been hard on baseball teams across the state.

Posted 5/27/09 (Wed) read more »

Disappointing end but an enthusiastic future

Coach Duane Schmidt has noticed a strange phenomenon out of his golf team this year: Center-Stanton golfers report better scores the worse the weather conditions ravage around them. He’s not sure if it is determination or sheer coincidence. But as Region 5 golfers converged on Dickinson’s course Monday, Schmidt’s team saw the best weather of any meet all season and some of their worse scores.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed) read more »

Wildcats hit regionals this weekend

They have been training … They have been throwing … They have been running … They have been jumping … Now the Center-Stanton track and field team is going to put it all on the line this weekend for the regional meet Saturday at the Bismarck Bowl. Head coach Jamie Entzi knows it’s what they have been working for all season.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed) read more »

Each week a new adventure for Center-Stanton boys track

Each track and field faculty has it’s own quirks, certain terrain that either helps or hurts a team scrapping for precious points. After figuring out all the trouble spots of the Hazen location these past couple weeks, the Center-Stanton boys track team decided to venture to new lands.

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed) read more »

WWCS Cardinals cleans house in a 5 win week

When the three schools of Washburn, Wilton and Center-Stanton team up on the baseball field, they are said to be unstoppable.

Posted 4/29/09 (Wed) read more »

Sopping spring hinders spring sports for area high schools

It was a long winter. Harsh temperatures and blowing snow caused the rescheduling and cancellations of numerous games in numerous sports this past winter, keeping teams, coaches and athletic directors on edge. That might have just been a warm-up for this spring.

Posted 4/22/09 (Wed) read more »

Three-class system proposed for basketball and volleyball

A possible new era in high school boys and girls basketball as well as volleyball could be on the horizon as the North Dakota High School Activities Association introduced its new three-class system proposal last month.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed) read more »

Heart-stopping Wildcats ends its season with 2 overtimes

Warning: Being a Center-Stanton boys basketball fan is not for the faint of heart. Staying true to their nature this season, the Wildcats used second-half runs and skillful shooting to earn the third place honors during the Region 5 Tournament last week in Bismarck. But not without a few heart-pounding moments for the fans first. Shiloh Christian 71, Center-Stanton 65

Posted 3/18/09 (Wed) read more »