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October 14th

VCSU Football Drops to No. 22

October 15, 2013

Valley City State football, the North Star Athletic Association with a 2-0 conference record, dropped six spots this week from No. 16 to No. 22 in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 national poll, announced by the national office Monday afternoon.

Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Barnes County North Volleyball Beats L-M/M, 3-1

October 15, 2013

Litchville-Marion/Montpelier volleyball traveled to Barnes County North on Monday night for a very competitive District 5 rivalry match.

LMM kept it close throughout the match as two sets were decided by only two points, but BCN held on for a 3-1 (25-23, 25-18, 22-25, 25-19) win.

Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.

NDHSAA State XC Meet Oct. 26

October 15, 2013

The 2013 NDHSAA State Cross Country Meet will take place on Oct. 26 at Valley City’s Bjornson’s Park Golf Course, located at 3473 Woodland Park Road.

Martin Bratrud, Activities Administrator for Valley City High School, will serve as tournament manager. 

The event starting times are as follows:
12 p.m.  A Boys                    
12:45 p.m. A Girls                    

Class A awards will be presented immediately following the completion of the girls’ event.
2:15 p.m.  B Boys
3 p.m.     B Girls  

Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.

VCHS Volleyball Pink Night Oct. 15, Football Parents Night Oct. 19

October 15, 2013

Valley City High School has announced that Tuesday, Oct. 15th will be Pink Night at the Lady Hi-Liners volleyball match against Eastern Dakota Conference rival Devils Lake, in which VCHS will wear special pink warm-ups to show their support for cancer awareness.

Tuesday's match starts at 7 p.m. There will be t-shirt sales and a free will Pass the Hat donation to help Becky Maasjo offset treatment costs in her current battle against cancer.

Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Sheyenne Shuffle Returning Oct. 26

October 15, 2013

United Way of Barnes County is "very excited" to host the Sheyenne Valley Shuffle, a 5K Fun Run/Walk this year. The Run was previously coordinated by the Byways Committee, chaired by Mary Lee Nielson and received several positive comments from participating runners and walkers. UWBC says they always seek new and fun ways to be involved in the community and raise funds to assist the agencies in the area and, after meeting with Nielson, decided to take on the event.

Program at Care Center Involves Nature, Pets to Help Residents Feel At Home

October 14, 2013

Children, animals, plants and more help residents at the Sheyenne Care Center feel more at-home, more relaxed and less stressed thanks to a program called KAPPS.
KAPPS, which stands for Kids, Aromatherapy, Pets, Plants and Sound, was started at the center in 2000 and has been helping residents since.

BC Deputies Trained 1st Responders

October 14, 2013

Barnes County has agreed to pay about $1,024 to buy six new batteries and pads for defibrillators carried by Barnes County deputies.
Friday Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin said he and all Barnes County deputies are trained as first responders and know how to use the medical devices carried in each squad car.
“It is a county standard, not a state standard,” McClaflin said.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

Teachers, VCPS Impasse Hearing Tuesday

October 14, 2013

A public impasse hearing, to discuss differences dividing the Valley City Public Schools School Board and the Valley City Education Association, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson Elementary School gymnasium.
After failed negotiations between the school board and the VCEA, a state mediator was called to assist in the dispute. The school board declared an impasse in the mediation process in September after the VCEA mad it known they were unwilling to continue.

October 13th

VCHS Bowling Strong at Home

October 14, 2013

Valley City High School Varsity and JV bowling hosted the Sky Lanes meet on Saturday and protected their home lanes, each winning two of three matches and continuing to set the curve in the early season.

"We had many close games in each match, and I felt the guys held it together and bowled well against some very competitive teams," Valley City High School Coach Mary Berntson said. "We had a good weekend, and I have started to see some improvement in their game. I believe the team was happy with their performance."

Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

Bishop Ryan Scratches Griggs/Barnes County

October 14, 2013

Griggs/Barnes County football looked to celebrate Homecoming with an upset of AA No. 1-ranked Bishop Ryan on Friday night, but Bishop Ryan led 30-0 at halftime with a powerful rushing attack en route to a 44-7 win.

Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

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