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With new faces, Panthers begin season with tournament win

With new faces on the volleyball court, the Rugby Panthers started their 2021 season off as they had last year – by winning the Bottineau Invitational Early Bird Tournament Aug. 28. “We knew this season was going to look different. We weren’t sure how it would look. To be able to come ...

Bishop Ryan scratches out fourth-quarter win against Panthers

After studying film of North-West Region rivals Bishop Ryan Aug. 24, the Rugby Panthers seemed to have the Lions’ number when they met on Johnsen Field Aug. 27. Wherever Lions moved on the gridiron, they found Panthers ready to stop them. “Our kids battled like crazy. I’m proud of ...

Rugby golfers shoot for state

With girls’ golf season in full swing, new Rugby Panthers coach Angie Zietz says she likes what she sees so far. “The girls are doing great,” Zietz said. “I’m impressed and quite excited for the season.” The 10-member Region 4 class B team co-ops with Leeds High School. ...

Panthers cross-country runners show strength against class A teams

Rugby High School’s Panther Cross Country team showed their strength to class A competitors at the Jamestown “Orr” iginals Invitational, held at the Parkhurst Recreation Area in Jamestown Aug. 21. The Panthers placed first among class B schools and fifth overall in the varsity girls’ ...

Panthers shut out South Prairie in muddy season opener

Mud and a slippery field at South Prairie High school proved to be no obstacle for the Rugby Panthers against the Royals in the varsity football season opener south of Minot. The Royals took their home field looking for a fresh start after a winless 2020 season. The Panthers, who came just ...

With hopes for a three-peat, Panthers begin cross country season

On a rare rainy day for a drought-stricken summer, the Rugby Panthers gathered in the parking lot near Johnsen Field on their first day of cross country practice. The crowd of eager high school and junior-high age youngsters chatted excitedly with their friends about school and the year ...

Jansen named National Girls’ Track and Field Coach of the Year

Rugby cross country and track coach Bill Jansen capped the 37th year of his coaching career with distinction as National Girls Track and Field Coach of the Year for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA). But Jansen hasn’t finished coaching yet. He hopes to devote ...