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August 30th

VCSU Football Names Two More Team Captains

August 30, 2013

The Valley City State football team has announced its team captains for the 2013 season.

The Vikings named Matt Craft and Jake Miller as new team captains to join Jake Thurston and George Trujillo, who were named team captains following spring practice.

Craft is a senior defensive lineman from Fairbanks, Alaska, who recorded 49 tackles and 3.5 sacks last season. Miller, a junior tight end from Rolla, N.D., had eight catches for 75 yards last season and is expected to play a much bigger role in 2013.

Viking Golfers Make Top 10 at Jamestown Open

August 30, 2013

Viking golf opened the season Wednesday with a solid showing at the University of Jamestown Open on the 6,637-yard, Par-72 Hillcrest Golf Course.

Four Vikings placed in the Top 10, led by Haley Christofferson, who shot a 90 for sixth place in the women's division. Alyssa Tait carded a 101 to finish 11th.

City Starts AMI Install

August 30, 2013

In spite of resistance from some Valley City residents, the city utilities has begun installing an automated metering system which will eventually replace resident's old utility meters.
According to Valley City Electric Supervisor Stan Hansen, four gateways or receivers have been installed in various locations throughout the city with two more still on the way.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

Welken Family Establishing Scholarship

August 30, 2013

A Valley City State University memorial scholarship fund is being set up in the honor of Steve Welken of Valley City, said Allison Kasowski, assistant director of annual giving for VCSU Thursday.
Welken died in a car accident south of Valley City on Aug 24.
Welken had strong ties to VCSU where he taught accounting classes and spent many hours promoting and volunteering. Executive Director of University Advancement Larry Robinson said Welken served on the VCSU Foundation Board and V-500 Club.

August 29th

Fund, CaringBridge Set Up for Accident Victim

August 29, 2013

A fund has been set up at Dacotah Bank for Geraldine (Gerri) Knutson, 65, of Valley City, who was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle accident Friday, Aug. 16. A CaringBridge website has also been set up for her at www.caringbridge.org/visit/geraldinegerriknutson. Visitors to the site can track her recovery progress and leave messages on the guestbook.
Knutson's 2012 Chevrolet Impala was struck head-on on Main Street by a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed, estimated by the North Dakota Highway Patrol at about 70 mph.

RedHawks Clinch North

August 29, 2013

The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks held off the Amarillo Sox to clinch the 2013 American Association North Division title with a 11-7 victory Tuesday at Newman Outdoor Field.

Tim Alberts, Keith Brachold and Ronnie Bourquin each had three hits and played a role in big innings for Fargo-Moorhead (59-35).

Read the full article in today's Times-Record.

Hanna Field South Gate Will Close For First Two Football Home Games

August 29, 2013

Due to street construction on the south side of Hanna Field, the drive-in gate will not be open for Valley City's first two home games against Dickinson and Grafton High Schools. VCHS regrets this inconvenience and would ask that all fans enter from the west gate of the Hanna field parking lot.

VCHS has also released a set of reminders:
 
1.    The Booster Club will be hosting the first brat and burger feed this Friday (Aug. 30, 6 p.m.) and will also be holding its annual fundraiser drive with a booth on the south side of the grand stands.

NSAA Website Launches

August 29, 2013

The North Star Athletic Association website, www.playnorthstar.com, has launched Wednesday morning.

Content will be added daily, so the NSAA encourages frequent visits.
To receive text and email alerts on all NSAA news, visit http://www.playnorthstar.com/SIDHelp/subscribeRegister.php. To follow NSAA on Facebook, log onto https://www.facebook.com/playnorthstar. To follow the NSAA on Twitter, visit https://twitter.com/playnorthstar.

If you have questions, please contact NSAA Commissioner Cory Anderson at ca@playnorthstar.com.

Vikings Will Play Ball This Fall

August 29, 2013

In what's viewed as a major change, North Star Athletic Association college baseball teams will now be able to play games in the fall.

The NSAA Executive Committee approved a plan Monday that allows Valley City State and the four other NSAA schools to schedule baseball games this fall that count towards their overall record for the 2014 season. 

Read the full article in Thursday's Times-Record.

Knights Serve Hi-Liners

August 29, 2013

Valley City tennis looked to make progress when they hit the road for their Eastern Dakota Conference match at Grand Forks Central on Tuesday.

Central took the match 9-0, but Hi-Liner coach Matt Nielson definitely sees improvement.

Nielson noted that Valley City's No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams both lost by a tie-breaker and a break. The No. 1, No. 3 and No. 4 singles teams fell by a break each set.

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