One bad inning kept the Beulah baseball team from achieving their goals Monday during the first round of the Region 6 Tournament in Beulah. The Miners allowed four runs in the fourth inning to fall to rival Velva-Drake-Anamoose 4-3 in the nightcap game. The win sent the defending state champions to the title contest that happened Tuesday.
Owners of the three bars in Center approached the city council regarding the June 10-11 Old Settlers’ Days street dances.
The first game of the season saw Beulah pounce on the Bison team en route to an early mercy-rule ending. The second time around would not be so easy for the Miners. Hazen rallied with two outs in the third inning on their way to an 11-6 regional win on Friday.
A man looking into the possibility of opening a gentlemen’s club in Oliver County failed to appear at the Oliver County Commission’s regular meeting May 4 as planned, prompting the Commission to begin the drafting of an ordinance restricting such establishments within the county.
Tyrel Mellmer would have the unique privilege of wrestling in the USA National Elementary Duals in Fremont, Nebraska this past weekend. He, along with 16 other young wrestlers from across the state ranging from first graders to sixth graders (50 to 160 pounds) would make up the North Dakota Blizzards wrestling team after taking first place in each of their respective weight class in the qualifying tournament on the 26th of March. Seventeen other young men would make up the North Dakota Twisters team for taking second in the qualifier.
This spring has been challenging for most high school track and field teams so far as a couple indoor meets and several outdoor competitions have already been called off. According to coaches Randy Pachl and Todd Kaylor, Beulah athletes aren’t letting Mother Nature win as they were able to sneak in some action at the North Dakota State University Indoor Meet March 26.
Saturday morning made for an awesome wrestling experience for one young Mighty Thunder Wrestler. Aaron Ripplinger, along with his brother, Isaac, Mason Mellmer, Spencer Mellmer, Tyrel Mellmer, Damian Eslinger, Jeremy Leintz and Thomas Leintz took part in the USA State Folkstyle tournament at the Bismarck Civic Center Exhibition Hall. However, only Aaron took to the top of the podium.