April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Grafton hits the field against M-M

2018 baseball gets underway

The Grafton Spoilers baseball team hosted their first game of the 2018 season at Harris Halliday Field on Tuesday against the Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs.  More...

Kliniske hands over Spoilers baseball

Demers returns to take the reigns

For the past 20 years, the face of the Grafton Spoilers baseball program has been Chad Kliniske. Aside from leading the kids and the program to many successes, he did so much more. More...

Fatherly high-five

Midway-Minto junior Vegas Dale, right, high fives his dad and coach Jarrod Dale during the Mustangs first baseball game of the season at Harris Halliday Field against the Spoilers on Tuesday.   More...

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Taylor Reilly signs on with Mayville

Drayton-Valley-Edinburg senior Taylor Reilly, a second team Class B All-State selection for the 2017-18 basketball season, signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Mayville State University in the fall.   More...

Bighorn sheep population declines

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s 2017 bighorn sheep survey, completed by recounting lambs in March, revealed a minimum of 265 bighorn sheep in western North Dakota, down 11 percent from 2016 and 9 percent below the five-year average. More...

Fastpitch opens season at home

Ladies suffer loss in first 2018 game

The Grafton Spoilers fastpitch softball team was finally able to open their 2018 season at home on Tuesday after field conditions improved.  They hosted the May- Port CG (MPCG) Patriots for a close first half but fell behind after powerful fifth More...

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Emotional journalism

From the sidelines

In my tenure as sports editor (a title I never thought I would have, let alone thoroughly enjoy having) I’ve gotten the pleasure of doing numerous interviews where people have not only welcomed me into their homes but into their hearts.  More...

Beneda paves the way

Esten Beneda, 2015 Park River graduate and long-time baseball player, winds up a pitch during the 2015 region baseball tournament championship game against the Spoilers in Grafton on May 21. More...

2018 North Dakota Lions

Two Walsh County athletes to play on all-star teams

Rosters were set for the 2018 North Dakota Lions All-Star Basketball Series last week with the annual games featuring senior standouts in Class A versus standouts in Class B.  The games will be played on July 9 in Bismarck and July 10 in Fargo.& More...