The playoff dreams of the Killdeer Cowboys to a giant leap forward Friday with a come-from-behind 21-12 victory over long-time rival Dickinson Trinity on an icy night.
Both teams were hobbled by temperatures in the 30s and wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour in the Killdeer Sports Complex.
The victory prompted a long post-game celebration with fans on the field, but also set the stage for a short week when the Cowboys head to Richardton-Taylor-Hebron Wednesday evening.at 6 p.m. in Richardton.
The Cowboys moved into a tie with Trinity in the regional standings, both having a 4-3 record going into Wednesday’s final game.
The Raiders are 1-5 and logged their only win against Southern McLean by a 19-13 margin.