2013-03-28 / Top News

Voigt holds video game tournament as a fund-raiser for Bismarck Cancer Center


A video game tournament was held March 15 at Linton High School. The tournament was coordinated by LHS junior Garrick Voigt as a fund-raiser for the Bismarck Cancer Center. Above (from left), Jordan Hulm, Ryan Schneider, Brandon Oien and Anthony Schumacher play “Smash Brothers.” A video game tournament was held March 15 at Linton High School. The tournament was coordinated by LHS junior Garrick Voigt as a fund-raiser for the Bismarck Cancer Center. Above (from left), Jordan Hulm, Ryan Schneider, Brandon Oien and Anthony Schumacher play “Smash Brothers.” A video game tournament was held at Linton High School on March 15 as a fund-raiser for the Bismarck Cancer Center. The tournament and fund-raiser was coordinated by Garrick Voigt.

Garrick is a junior at Linton High School, and he is the son of Tracie Ritz of Linton, and Doug Voigt of Raleigh. Garrick’s father is currently battling cancer, and Garrick said this is the first of more fund-raisers he will hold for Bismarck Cancer Center in the future. The event raised $820.

Tournament games were played on XBox 360, Wii and Ps2 systems. The games included Call of Duty Black Ops II and Gungame; Halo 4 Team Slayer and Regicide; Left for Dead; Smash Brothers; Madden, Mortal Kombat and Soul Caliber V. Non-tournament games were Rock Band/Guitar Hero, Dance Central and Ps2/Ps3. There were 11 winners in the tournament.


From left, Joshua Gabriel and Sarah Gabriel, both of Strasburg, take on Brooks Flyberg and Garrick Voigt in a game during the video game tournament at Linton High School on March 15. Voigt coordinated the event, which raised $820 for the Bismarck Cancer Center. From left, Joshua Gabriel and Sarah Gabriel, both of Strasburg, take on Brooks Flyberg and Garrick Voigt in a game during the video game tournament at Linton High School on March 15. Voigt coordinated the event, which raised $820 for the Bismarck Cancer Center. Helping set up the tournament were Trent Mattern of Strasburg; and Houston Hagel, Brooks Flyberg, Jace Ferderer, Ryan Schneider and Megan Schumacher, all of Linton. Other participants in the tournament were David Beitelspacher, Myah Gartner, Katie Nieuwsma, James Schmaltz, Kevin Knapp, Jordan Hulm, Anthony Schumacher, Brandon Oien and Shaelyn Murphy, all of Linton; Hunter Huizenga, Alex Scherr, Luke Huber, Teddie Lawler, Michelle Keller, Sarah Gabriel, Cody McBride, Nicholas Nieuwsma, Joshua Gabriel and Coleman Nieuwsma, all of Strasburg; and Eddie Hagl,Austin Braun and Lucas Schrantz, all of Hazelton.

Prizes were donated by Ritz Gallery & Gifts Coffee Shop, Model Bakery, JD’s Deli and More, Stacy’s Hair Hut, and Webo’s Restaurant and Lounge. Cash donations were made by A Touch of Honey, BNC National Bank, Nodak Mutual Insurance, Martin Oil, Scherr’s Meats, Kimble’s Guns & Repair, NoDak True Value, Linton Food Center, Security State Bank, Unique Attractions Salon, White Drug Pharmacy, Just Cut Loose Salon, Herreid (SD) Hotel, Keith’s Service and Repair, John’sAuto Body & Glass, and Dr. Lyle and Gena Kenner.

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