Killdeer girls prep for hoop season

Submitted story The Killdeer High School girls basketball program opened up their 2019 season with their first practice on November 18. They are currently ranked ninth in the North Dakota Hoopster that collects all the coaches pre-season polls to start…
Killdeer claims tournament title

Staff Report Killdeer needed a free throw in the final minute to help hold off Heart River in the Fifth and Sixth Grade championship game of the annual Killdeer Elemtary Basketball tournament. It was the second straight championship in the…
Killdeer wins 5th-6th tourney title

The fifth and sixth graders from Kildeer kept the title of the 33rd annual Elementary Basketball Tournament in in town for the second straight year by holding off Heart River by a 27-24 margin Saturday   (For more coverage, see…
Killdeer’s Wilhelm top Region 7 digger

Staff Report Killdeer may not have had a player make the Region 7 all-tournament team after being ousted in the quarterfinals, but the Cowboys still made a big mark in regional statistics for the season. Madi Wilhelm finished with the…
Killdeer closes regular season with Trinity loss

The Killdeer Cowboys closed out the regular season Tuesday in Dickinson with a 3-0 loss to the Titans. The hosts won the first set 25-6, the second set by a 25-15 margin, and closed out the contest, 25-9 . The…
Cowboys make mark in regional volleyball stats

Killdeer’s Madi Wilhelm is the regional leader in digs with a total of 365 and averaging 5.21 per set. But Mott-Regent had the next three with the highest averages led by Kiara Koepplin (292 and .456), Maryjane Mayer (220 and…
Aggies jump visiting Cowboys, 47-7

Staff Report The Velva Aggies got to buck off the upset hopes of Killdeer early in Saturday’s first round of the football playoffs. Playing in front of a home crowd, the Aggies were impatient, taking a 7-0 before many of…
Killdeer runner barely misses top 10 finish at state meet

Staff Report Killdeer sophomore Owen Duttenhefner just missed a top 10 finish in Saturday’s state championship cross country meet in Minot. Duttenhefner placed 11th in the race, just three seconds from 10th place. The top two teams in the west…
Killdeer escapes upset try in Mott

Two points. In the fifth set of Monday’s battle between Mott-Regent and Killdeer, that is what decided the victor at Mott Armory. On an evening when the winless Wildfire stunned the visiting Cowboys with a 25-20 victory in the first…
Bulldog harriers sweep for region titles, runners go to state meet

Teams prep for State Championships in Minot Saturday   Staff Report The Bowman County Bulldogs made themselves feel at home Saturday in the West Regional Cross County Championships at the New Town Public Golf Course by sweeping both the boys…
Cowboys’ narrow loss still leads team into state playoffs

Staff Report When time ran out Oct.16 in Richardton, the Killdeer playoff dreams appeared to be dead. The Cowboys had been shut out for three quarters before a late rally ended with a 13-12 loss. The visitors from Killdeer had…
Killdeer runners take fourths at home, head to regionals

Staff Report In its final meet before Saturday’s rescheduled West Regional, the Killdeer cross country team placed fourth in both the boys and girls races at the Medicine Hole Golf Course in Killdeer (Oct. 15). Killdeer’s Owen Duttenhefner placed third…
Cowboys lasso ‘titan-ic’ win over Trinity

By Brad Mosher The Herald The Cowboys scored first with a touchdown in the first quarter with John Tomjack going in from the three yard line. The visiting Titans turned a Cowboy turnover in the second quarter into six points…
Killdeer climbs into sixth in volleyball standings

Staff Report After a slow start, the Killdeer volleyball team has climbed into sixth place in the Region 7 standings. Bowman County (80-0) and Hettinger-Scranton (6-0) are still unbeaten and atop the standings. Heart River and Dickinson Trinity are in…
Holsteins stampede over Cowboys in first quarter

Staff Report For three quarters, the New Salem Holsteins could only score eight points against the Killdeer Cowboys. Unfortunately for visiting Killdeer, the game was decided in the first quarter when the Holsteins scored 32 unanswered points on the way…