Record Sports Time Capsule
10 YEARS AGO
March 22, 2003 (BISMARCK)— Linton erased a 13-point deficit and outscored New Rockford-Sheyenne, 62-36, over the final three quarters on the way to a 71- 56 victory over the Rockets in the Consolation Championship of the State Class B Tournament. Kyle Carr netted a game-high 26 points, while Matt Ferderer (16 points, 10 rebounds) and Steven Weber (15 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists) also scored in double figures for the Lions, who finished the season with a 24-4 record. Other scorers for Linton were Thomas Lawler 6, Nick Schuetz 5, and Ross Paquin 3. Weber was later selected to the All-State Tournament team.
25 YEARS AGO
March 17-19, 1988 (BISMARCK)— Strasburg’s first trip to the State Class B Tournament ended on a sour note, as Hillsboro rolled to a 73-48 victory over the Clippers in the Seventh Place Game. Four players scored in double figures for the Burros, while Wayne Haak led Strasburg with 15 points. Doug Gerving netted a game-high 22 points to lead the Glen Ullin Rattlers to a 62-42 victory over Strasburg in the opening round. Tom Vander Wal led Strasburg with 13 points, followed by Daryl Kramer with 9. In the consolation semi-finals, Kenmare- Donnybrook held off Strasburg, 61-58. Mike Zimmer led Kenmare-Donnybrook with 19 points, and Pete Erickson added 16 points for the Honkers. John Baumgartner and Daryl Kramer paced Strasburg with 16 and 13 points, respectively. The Clippers ended the season with a 20-7 record.
65 YEARS AGO
March 20, 1948 ( MINOT)— Lisbon defeated Linton, 47-38, for third place in the State Class B Tournament. Dick Tracy led Linton with 9 points, and Wally Schwartz and Bill Adams netted 7 apiece for Linton, which finished the season with a 26-6 record. Other members of the Lion team (coached by Bruce Carlson) were Amos Meier, Tony Goetz, Bob Sautter, Alvin Lipp, Wally Meier, Arlo Renschler, Ron Zoller, Larry Hatch, Harold Schwartz and Jim Schwartz. Linton, the Region IV runner-up, defeated Lisbon, 37-26, in the opening round, but fell to Rugby, 38-45, in the semi-finals. Adams was later selected to the All-State Tournament team.