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October 7th

Rhoades Science Center Dedicated

October 7, 2013

To dedicate the renovation and addition of Valley City State University's Rhoades Science Center, several speakers were present at a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Friday afternoon.

October 5th

Vikings Outlast Presentation

October 5, 2013

Valley City State faced North Star Athletic Association rival Presentation College in Saturday's Homecoming game, a battle of two 3-1 teams looking to take possession of first place in the conference.

Presentation took advantage of VCSU's aggressive gameplan and led 10-0 after the first quarter, but VCSU outscored the Saints 31-7 in the final three to pull out a 31-17 win and stand alone atop the NSAA.

Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

VOLLEYBALL: NR-Sheyenne Sweeps Barnes County North

October 5, 2013

Barnes County North volleyball fell to New Rockford Sheyenne in a 3-0 sweep (16-25, 20-25, 12-25) on Saturday.

Hannah Willson spiked six kills, Sam Wieland five, Abby Undem four.

Jayda Haugen served 11 assists, Wieland four.

Wieland also dealt four aces, Willson one.

Willson blocked two shots, Undem one.

Lexi Rose saved nine digs, Allison Klein eight, Willson and Undem four each.

NR-Sheyenne Stats:

Marissa Duchsherer provided 19 assists, 10 digs and two aces.

Lacey Grann blocked four shots, spiked 10 kills and saved four digs.

Renelle Allmaras swooped for 14 digs.

VOLLEYBALL: Maple Valley Sweeps FSHP

October 5, 2013

Maple Valley volleyball swept District 2 rival Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-19) in Tower City on Thursday night.

Maple Valley Stats:

Katie Pautz served three aces, Megan Kasowski two, Ashley Punton one.

Abbie Tinjum provided 16 assists, Pautz 11 and Punton one.

Rylee Nudell blocked two shots, Kasowski one.

Tinjum scooped 12 digs, Pautz and Kasowski nine each, Nudell seven, Punton four, Kara Smith one.

Nudell spiked 16 kills, Kasowski 13, Pautz two, Punton and Smith one each.

FSHP Stats:

Jessica Lee dealt four aces, Mikayla Larson three.

October 4th

Valley City State, NSAA 5-Star Champions of Character

October 4, 2013

The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) is an NAIA Five-Star Champions of Character Conference, a distinction bestowed upon conferences in which 60 percent of the member institutions earn Champions of Character Five-Star Institution status.

Through the Champions of Character, the NAIA seeks to create an environment with every student-athlete, coach, official and spectator committed to the true spirit of competition through five core values: integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership.

VOLLEYBALL: LaMoure Digs Ellendale

October 4, 2013

LaMoure volleyball visited Ellendale on Thursday night and left with a 3-1 (25-10, 24-26, 25-19, 25-16) win, powered by the Loboes' 86 total digs in the match.

LaMoure Stats:

Jade Wagner dealt 17 assists, served two aces and swooped for five digs.

Jackie Meiklejohn added 18 assists and five digs.

Courtney Carlson's 16 kills led the Loboes. She served three aces and notched 23 digs as well.

Anna Holen provided eight kills, four aces, four blocks and 23 digs.

Talitha Hirschkorn spiked six kills and blocked three shots.

VOLLEYBALL: Edgeley Kulm Sweeps Litchville-Marion/Montpelier

October 4, 2013

Litchville-Marion/Montpelier volleyball hosted Edgeley Kulm on Thursday night, hanging tough in the second and third sets but dropping the match, 3-0 (12-25, 21-25, 18-25).

LMM Stats

Tasha Piehl led LMM with 19 digs, paired with two aces.

Samantha Haakenson swooped for seven digs.

Rhandi Larson recorded five digs and five kills.

Tanys Ulmer's nine assists led LMM, combined with four blocks, three kills, two digs and two aces.

Courtenay Miedema notched two digs.

Morgan Gentzkow dealt five assists and four digs.

Burchill Optimistic on Grain Project

October 4, 2013

Thursday, Nyle Burchill said he was optimistic that a proposed grain-handling facility with a loop railroad track could be built in the Pillsbury area.
On Monday Barnes County commissioners told Burchill about $6,000 in back taxes would have to be paid on land owned by Doris Smith before the grain-handling facility could be constructed by the Arthur Companies of Arthur, N.D.
More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Barnes County Jail Overcrowded

October 4, 2013

Barnes County States Attorney Lee Grossman is trying to come up with a solution to an overcrowded Barnes County jail.
Thursday he said, “the jail houses 30 to 32, and many of the inmates can't make bail. Less than 10 are serving sentences, and the rest are are (awaiting) court hearings because they can't meet bail, and a couple are awaiting extradition to other states.”
More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

October 3rd

Lady Hi-Liners in Playoff Push

October 3, 2013

Lady Hi-Liner volleyball (3-3 Eastern Dakota Conference, 11-8 overall) is currently battling for a home seed at fifth place in the EDC.

Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.

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