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Minn. Senate vote clears Vikings for new stadium

May 10, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings moved to within a governor's signature of getting a new $975 million stadium on Thursday after the state Senate approved a plan that relies heavily on public financing.

Gov. Mark Dayton has said he'll sign the measure, meaning the Senate's 36-30 vote was effectively the final barrier for the stadium. The House passed it overnight.

Local girls compete in team NoDak track meet

May 10, 2012

Photo by Kirk Olson/Special to the Times-Record
Karina Olson, Olivia Olson, Michaela Thibert, and Jocey Kriewald were among those representing Valley City Sunday at the Team NoDak youth track meet in Fargo. The four won the 4x100 meter relay race with a time of 1:03.45. The team members also had success individually. In the Bantam division, Olivia Olson took fifth place in the 100 meter dash and seventh in the 400. Kriewald, also racing with the Bantams, took seventh in the 100 and fifth in the 400. In the midget division, Kriewald took seventh place in the 400 and 10th in the 200.

Thursday (5/10) local digest/schedule

May 10, 2012

Thursday sports schedule:

VCHS track @ Central Cass Invitational
3:30 p.m. in Casselton

VCHS softball vs. Fargo North
4:30 p.m. (V)/ 6 p.m. (JV) at VCSU

VCHS girls tennis @ Fargo South
4:30 p.m. in Fargo

VCJH baseball vs. Fargo Davies
5 p.m. at Charlie Brown Field

Enderlin/Maple Valley softball
vs. Central Cass
4:30 p.m. in Enderlin

Bevan awarded Gold Glove
Hayley Bevan, a junior on the Valley City State University softball team, was named a Dakota Athletic Conference Gold Glove recipient for the 2012 season.

Bison honored with softball awards

May 10, 2012

ELMHURST, Ill.--North Dakota State freshman pitcher Krista Menke earned dual honors as The Summit League Pitcher and Freshman of the Year, while Southern Utah junior outfielder Mikkel Griffin was named Summit League Player of the Year as the league announced its annual awards Wednesday.  Individual awards and all-league teams were selected in a voting of the league’s nine head coaches.

Aced! Local 7th grader get hole-in-one

May 10, 2012

Photo by Anthony Cuypers/Special to the Times-Record
Drew Oberlander, a seventh grader at Valley City Junior High School, shot a hole-in-one Wednesday during a junior high tournament at Bjornson Public Golf Course. Oberlander sunk the shot on the course’s second hole, a par-3, with a 3-wood. He is the 30th golfer to sink an ace since the course opened in 1994. Valley City native Tom Kellogg had a hole-in-one last Thursday on the course’s fourth hole.

Wednesday (5/9) local digest

May 10, 2012

Tennis Block Party tonight
The Valley City Tennis Association is celebrating May as National Tennis Month.
VCTA will host its annual Tennis Block Party at the Valley City Rec Center, from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
There will be games and prizes for all ages.

Correction
A name was omitted from a photo (“A black belt affair”) published in the May 4-6 edition of the Times-Record.
Evan Haglund, a junior black belt, is pictured in the bottom row of the photo. He is second on the left, standing between Drew Jacobson and Sharon Michael.

McBride, Pettit named to A.I.I. first team

Early nerves cost VCHS in loss to West Fargo

May 10, 2012

In the first inning of their 11-2 loss to West Fargo Tuesday at the Valley City State University softball complex, the girls of the Valley City High School softball team were almost too eager to be taking on the top team in the Eastern Dakota Conference.
From the get-go the Hi-Liners were leaping for liners, diving for shallow flies, but without much luck.
It wasn’t until they settled down that things started working.
“Confidence is all we need to work on,” said Valley City assistant coach Erika Calkins. “We’re starting to get there and we’re starting to improve.”

‘Little Sturgis of the North’

May 10, 2012

The 16th annual Cavalier Motorcycle Ride-In, “Little Sturgis of the North”, will be held in Cavalier, N.D., on Saturday, June 16th with other activities scheduled June 15 and 17.

Nick Faure named VCSU Valedictorian is

May 10, 2012

When Nick Faure began his four-year career at Valley City State University, he didn’t expect to have the opportunity to study abroad twice as well as play a key role in starting the Pre-Professional Club.
Faure, a Valley City native, took on the challenge of three majors: Chemistry, Health Science, and Biology. He was also involved in a number of activities on campus: he was president of the Pre-Professional Club, a member of Student Center, a Viking Ambassador and was involved in Spanish Club and the Environmental Task Force.

VCHS advisors win awards, NFLer speaks

May 10, 2012

Three Valley City High School staff members were recognized as “Advisors of the Year” for the “Fuel Up to Play 60 Program,” an in-school nutrition and physical activity program developed by the National Dairy Council, Midwest Dairy Council and the National Football League.

Food and consumer sciences teacher Beth Beckers, Sue Milender, the schools food services director, and physical education instructor Trevor Bakalar received their awards at a presentation at the VCHS theater on Wednesday, which included a visit from former NFL player John Taylor.

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