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Panthers end season with 66-0 shutout against New Town

Not only did the Rugby High Panthers end their season with a 66-0 win and a 4-4 record Oct. 8; they had an opportunity to get all their players in the game. At the end of the shutout against the New Town Eagles on Johnsen Field in Rugby, energized Panthers bounded to the end zone for a last ...

After tough loss to Velva, Panthers rebound, defeat Stars 3-0

Although the Rugby High Panthers volleyball squad endured what Coach Jessica Fritz called “a long couple of weeks,” they brought enough energy to their home court Oct. 7 to defeat the Bottineau Stars in three sets. “We went Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday, ...

Panthers XC runners finish in top spots at invite

Two weeks ahead of regionals, the Rugby Panthers faced off against 17 east region schools on the course at Cooperstown Bible Camp Oct. 7 for the Griggs/Midkota G “Ott” Courage Invitational. Following a pattern they set all season, the Panther varsity girls took first place in team ...

Panthers sharpen claws after loss against Raiders

Fresh from a bruising District 11 defeat against Drake-Anamoose in Drake on Sept. 28, the Rugby Panthers volleyball team traveled to Glenburn to take on the Glenburn Panthers, their regional rivals, Sept. 30. Rugby’s Panthers sit at third place in District 11 behind the Drake-Anamoose ...

Loss ends Panthers’ playoff hopes

A 14-19 loss to the Nedrose Cardinals in Nedrose Oct. 1 dashed the Rugby Panthers’ hopes for a playoff slot, but it didn’t end their football season. As the game ended, North-West Region officials were uncertain whether COVID and other issues would prevent their last scheduled opponent, ...

Panther cross country runners see good results on home course

On Saturday, Oct. 2, Rugby Panthers cross country runners saw a few changes from the past two years at the 27th Annual Rugby Booster Club Invitational race, not the least of which was the weather. “There was good weather today, and I enjoyed it,” Rugby’s top girls’ varsity runner ...

Golfers see personal bests at state

Rugby High School’s class B girls golf team saw “personal bests” at the state tournament held Sept. 29 at Crossroads Golf Course in Carrington, according to Head Coach Angie Zietz. “They played their hearts out,” Zietz said. “Four of them did their personal best. They were ...

Panthers volleyball notch District 11 win in Towner

When the Rugby Panthers traveled to TGU Towner High School gym for varsity volleyball Sept. 21, they brought a large contingent of fans fueled with homecoming week energy. Dressed in cowboy garb, Rugby’s student section had traveled west on Highway 2 to cheer the volleyball team. The ...

Ahead of home meet, Panthers cross country runners see more top times

The Rugby Panthers headed into the home stretch of their season with more top ten finishes in a Sept. 25 race that could prove to be a preview of the state meet in October. The RM Stoudt Invitational attracted participants from 28 class A and B schools throughout North Dakota. Hosted by ...

Panthers cap homecoming week with 18-6 win over WNG

The Rugby Panthers topped off a week of homecoming fun with a much-needed win against Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn’s Sioux at Rugby’s Johnsen Field Sept. 24. Panthers Head Coach Travis Risovi said the 18-6 win put Rugby’s record at 3-3. The win also kept the Panthers’ hopes for a spot ...