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Panthers top Hornets at Hanneman Gym

Fresh from an out-of-town romp over the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers, the Rugby Panthers topped the Harvey-Wells County Hornets 70-64 on the court in Rugby High’s Charlie Hanneman Gym Friday, Jan. 8. The contest against the Lakers had ended with a 51-31 rout by the Panthers. However, the ...

Braves struggled on home ice against Williston

The Williston Coyotes skated off the ice at Bottineau Community Arena Jan. 5 with a 7-3 win due in part to three power play goals in the last minutes of their game against the Bottineau-Rugby Braves. “Hockey’s a game of ebbs and flows,” said Braves Coach Jesse Nostdahl after the game. ...

Panthers host Velva, Stanley in wrestling triangular

With a smaller team than in past years, the Rugby Panthers hosted the Velva Aggies and Stanley Blue Jays in a triangular tournament in Rugby High’s Hanneman Gym Jan. 7. Panthers Coach Craig Zachmeier said before the start of the season he had prepared for fewer students to join the ...

Lady Panthers 2-2 after loss to Kidder County

The Rugby High Lady Panthers have a two and two win/loss record after a 38-44 loss against the Kidder County Wolves in Rugby’s Hanneman Gym Dec. 29. The teams had met two years ago in the Betty Englestad Center in Grand Forks for the North Dakota State Class B Championship. The Wolves went ...

Bottineau-Rugby 19U girls fall to Richland Raiders

The Bottineau-Rugby 19U girls skated onto the ice at Rugby’s Al Wentz Arena Jan. 3 to take on the Richland Raiders. The young team battled the 1-3 Montana-based Raiders, falling by a slim 3-4 goal margin. The Raiders struck first, with forward Jaylen Baxter landing a goal with 5:22 on the ...

Road trip to Beulah tourney pays off for Panthers

A road trip to Beulah paid off for the Rugby Panthers when they traveled west to face the Miners in a Dec. 28 basketball tourney and came home with a 62-56 win. “It was a close game,” Panthers coach Mike Santjer said later in the week. “I think our rebounding was the key for us. We ...

Lady Panthers 3-1 after win at MLS

After a weekend away game spent playing catch-up with the Glenburn Panthers and falling short by three points, Rugby High School’s Lady Panthers traveled to Mohall Dec. 22 for a 62-36 win against the Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood Mavericks. “We dug ourselves a hole that we couldn’t get out ...

Panthers carve out 68-62 win against Mavericks

The Rugby Panthers traveled to Mohall Dec. 22 for the second half of a basketball doubleheader featuring boys’ and girls’ games against the Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood Mavericks. The Mavericks’ boys’ squad greeted the Panthers with aggressive play that included a full-court press. The ...

Win at Hornets’ Nest starts off season for Lady Panthers

After a wobbly start to their first game of the season, Rugby High’s Lady Panthers landed on their feet to win against the Harvey-Wells County Hornets at the Hornets’ Nest Dec. 15. With power players Brooke Blessum and Riley Grove supporting their team from the sidelines this season, team ...

Panthers see second place finish at CNDC

A tough climb to the final round of the 2020 CNDC Class B High School basketball tournament earned the Rugby Panthers second place in their home gym Dec. 19. The three-day tournament began Dec. 17 in Rugby High’s Hanneman Gym, when the Panthers squared off against the TGU Titans. The ...