Sometimes what doesn’t happen is as telling as what does.
It started with a question.
The words, a borrowed tradition from the Nebraska Cornhuskers, ring out from the Center-Stanton Wildcat huddle following every football game: “Dear Lord, the battles we go through life, We ask for a chance that’s fair A chance to equal our stride,
Parents’ Night is a celebration of a high school senior’s football career and the people who stood behind him all along the way.
Center-Stanton head coach Brett Eckert knew his team was in for a battle against the state-ranked and heavily-favored Central McLean Cougars Friday in Center.
The first “9-Man High School Football Jamboree” will take place Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Badlands Activities Center. The jamboree consists of five varsity high school football games from teams throughout central, northwest and southwest regions of North Dakota.
It was business as usual for Nathan Schaper last Saturday night.
Years of tossing balls and perfecting their swing led a group of talented baseball players from Washburn, Wilton, Center and Stanton to form a strong team and take on teams of talented ball players at the 2011 State Legion Tournament in Bottineau. The end result showed that the boys of Post 12 match up well with the best players in the state. And while they didn’t come out with a first place finish, their eyes never left that goal.