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Page 8 March 12, 2009 B ucs play in postseason By Miranda Dietz For The News On March 3, the Beach Bucs made Buccaneer history when they played the Hettinger Black Devils in the championship game in the district tournament. In the first quarter, there was excitement from the teams, the coaches, and the crowd, as the Devils lead the scoring, Bucs 10 to Devils 12. In the second quarter the boys really showed their quickness and ability while using strategy to score. The Black Devils played good defense and had a slight height advantage over the Bucs. The Bucs used a motion offense to penetrate the Devils' defense and scored some nice three-pointers. The score at halftime was Bucs 22 to Devils 16. In the third quarter, the thrill of the game started to get even more exciting as the boys started to get hasty and both teams started to foul. The stress of the game started to take an effect on everyone as the Bucs held a firm lead with a score of Bucs 38 to Devils 21. In the fourth quarter, the Bucs started getting called for multiple fouls as they tried to gain control over the ball. Finally the time was running out for the Devils to catch up. The Bucs lead by nearly 20 points at the buzzer with a score of Bucs 51 and Devils 36. The Bucs of the 2008-2009 teams made Buccaneer history, with both the girls and boys basketball teams making it to districts for the first time. As of Monday of this week, the boys were only three games away from going to state, and the coaches and team members hope to see you there. On Monday, the Bucs defeated Richardton-Taylor 55-49 in the opening game of the Region 7 tour- nament in Dickinson. The win avenged a loss for Beach as R-T ended their run for a region championship last season. Jake Tescher led the team with 16 points. Justin Maus chipped in with 13. The Beach boys team poses for the District 13 Championship photo. This is the cutline Justin Marls moves past a Hettinger playii;. ........ Population (Continued from Page 1) 10 near Tobacco Garden. The ani- mal was a 1-2.5 year-old male that weighed 101 pounds. The cat appeared in good condition and had about a half dozen porcupine quills on the chest area. The sixth and seventh mountain lions were five-month-old males taken Nov. 15 just south of the north unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park by two deer hunters from the same hunting party. The cats were traveling together. The eighth lion was taken Feb. 23 southeast of Watford City by a hunter using hounds. The 6-year-old male cat was healthy and weighed 170 pounds. It was the largest male harvested to date in North Dakota. No cats have been taken in Zone 2 during the 2008-09 hunting sea- son. "This is not unexpected, because most of our lion habitat is in the western part of the state," Fecske said. "Lions that disperse from this region apparently don't settle down on the prairie, so the chances of harvesting a lion in Zone 2 are much smaller than taking a lion in Zone 1." The season in Zone 2 closes March 31. Woman charged for Feb. 27 crash By Richard Volesky Editor/Reporter A Glendive woman was charged with careless driving following a Feb. 27 collision with a snowplow east of Beach. Palge Roeslein, 20, was travel- ing westbound on Interstate 94, when her car struck a N.D. Department of Transportation truck driven by Todd Stedman, 40, of Beach. Stedman was plowing snow and spreading sand, according to a N.D. Highway Patrol report regard- ing the crash. The NDDOT truck was in the passing lane, traveling about 25 mph. Roeslein thought the truck was in the driving lane and turned into the passing lane to pass .the truck, according to the Highway Patrol. She was traveling just over 75 mph, when it struck the back end of the truck. Roeslein's vehicle spun across the right lane and shoulder and struck a guardrail where it came to rest facing northwest. Stedman drove the truck to the right shoulder and stopped it. Rescuers cut through part of the car's framework. The car's front end received major damage. Roeslein was transported by ambulance to the Dickinson hos- pital ...... The NDDOT truck received minor damage to the rear end or its sand spreading equipment, accord- ing to the Highway Patrol. Stedman was wearing his seat- belt, and Roeslein was wearing a seatbelt and her car was equipped with airbags, according to the Highway Patrol. Other agencies responding were the Golden Valley County Sheriff's Department, Beach Community Ambulance and Golden Valley County Fire and Rescue. The Beach team of students that has qualified for the State Mathcounts Competition are, from left, Jasmine Stockert, Danny. Skoglund, James Kary and Tyler Benes. (Photo by Cindy Makelky) Students (Continued from Page 1) Kayla Howard. The volunteers who helped with the Bee were: Judy Ridenhower, Mary Anne Ulfers, Tama Smith, Leone Van Vleet, Lynne Duncan, Lois Ferebee, Jan Kuchera, Sue Marman, Tammy Nistler and Gayle Harpster. The Bee was coordinated At T & A Seeds we have first-hand knowledge of the corn we sell, because we raise it in our own fields. And if it didn't work for us, we won't sell it to you. It's that simple. By evaluating the quality of each product ourselves, we can ensure you superior seed and... _a on you can co,.mt on. That is why we sell Peterson Farms Seed corn. With unparalleled agronomic support and hybrids like 24A78, 24N79 IlCWl, 37T79, and 34M83 with genetics that fit our fields, you can't go wrong! T & A Seeds Andrew Smith Beach, ND . Phone: 701.872.3248 www.tnaseeds.com Farms Seed by Virginia Bares, Golden Valley County superintendent of schools and spoasored by Golden Valley County. The winning word for the 2009 first-place champion was philan- thropy. Lance Dykins attempts a shot over a Hettinger player on March 3. (Photos by Cindy Makelky) Group plans to 'share harvest' North Dakota farmers and ranch- ers will be serving up beef stew, bread, and beverages at Sharing the Harvest, Wednesday, March 18, at 50 locations across the state. Money and non-perishable food collected at these events will be donated to food banks. The Billings/Golden Valley Counties Farmers Union plans their event for March 18 at Trappers Kettle in Belfield. An ad in this week's edi- tion provide details. Sharing the Harvest is being sponsored by leaders of county Farmers Union organizfitions and North Dakota Farmers Union. "Although our state s managing the economic downturn much better than most. too many of our neigh- bors are facing difficult times." said North Dakota Farmers Union President Robert Carlson. "Following a year of overall good prices and yields, North Dakota's farm and ranch families are giving back. Farmers and ranchers can well understand tough times. North Dakota farmers take pride in feed- ing the world, yet they are equally happy to know their operations pro- vide food. jobs, and economic opportunities right here at home." According to the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. the state's producers grow enough wheat annually to make 15.5 billion loaves of bread, and enough durum to provide 8.5 billion servings of spaghetti. Agriculture s responsible for one of every four jobs in North Dakota. and more than 30.000 pro- ducers make a living from fanning and ranching. Subscribe to the GVN today! Call 872-3755 for more details Conflicting Opinions: Who's Right. ....... Do you believe .... what your kids think you believe about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs? To get the real answers, attend this community forum. Everyone is welcome to attend. Register for door prizes! Sharing the Harvest Wednesday, March 18 Trappers Kettle, Belfield 11:30-1:00 p.m. Beef stew, bread and beverages Cost of lunch is no more than $5, but for every nonperishable food item you bring for the local food pantry, we will deduct $1 from the cost of your meal. (Bring in five items and you'll eat free, and people in your area will benefit as well!) Sponsored by North Dakota Farmers Union and Billings/Golden Valley Co. Farmers Union