June 4th, 2014
Fort Ransom State Park will host a 10 am.-to-noon hike with the park manager on June 7, then celebrate Sunne Farmâ€™s 100th anniversary on June 14 with a Visitor Appreciation Day, free of vehicle fees.
Old-fashioned kids games run from 1 p.m to 5 p.m., with free hot dogs, pop and hay rides.
A Sunne Farm dedication ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Bluegrass music by Cotton Wood begins at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
All activities are at no charge, though a free will offering will be taken to help defray expenses.
District Hershey Track Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Valley City Parks & Recreation District
The top two finishers in each event qualified for the State Meet in West Fargo, N.D. on June 21
1. Nicolas Tschosk, Fargo 5:42
1. Haley Wolsky, Carrington 14.66 Mix up
2. Brynn Dethiefsen, Oakes 15.50
3. Mya Schroeder, Carrington 16.90
4. Tyler Thompson, Oakes 16.96
5. Maggie Dockter, Valley City 17.04
6. Jocelyn Aasen, Grandin 17.34
1. Boeden Greenley, Lisbon 14.29
2. Ethan Miller, Valley City 14.81
Hi-Liner junior Jared Lentz came away with an 83 on Wednesdayâ€™s Day 2 of the Class A State Golf Tournament, tying for a 42nd-ranked two-day 23-over 167 after an 84 on Day 1.
Lentz drew even with Grand Forks Red River freshman Keaton Wolf and Bismarck Century sophomore Spencer Marchus.
West Fargo senior Riley Johnson took the tournament title with a three-under 141 after a 72 on Day 1 and a 69 on Day 2.
Fargo Shanley, Fargo Davies and West Fargo tied atop the team leaderboard
with a 620 but, after tie-breaking procedures, Shanley ranked first, Davies second and West Fargo third.
FCCU/Iverson/Midwst Mach & Anne Carlson/ Cysewski Farms split: FCCU won the first game, 17-6, AC/CF the second, 6-4
IDK defeated Valley Plains Equipment, 14-9 and 17-0
Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing defeated Sanford/Looysen, 15-0 and 13-1
Shadyâ€™s II defeated Streeter/Gackle, 11-10 and 10-3
Corner Bar had a bye
5-2 Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms
6-3 FCCU/Iverson/Midwestern Machine
6-3 Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing
3-4 Valley Plains Equipment
0-7 Corner Bar
Valley City State menâ€™s basketball coach Jeff Kaminsky announced Monday that Cliff Gatonye of Kenya has signed a letter of intent to attend VCSU and play basketball for the Vikings.
Gatonye, a 6-foot, 6-inch forward and native of Nairobi, Kenya, spent last year at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minn., where he played in 27 games for the Blue Knights and averaged 6.2 points and 4.2 rebounds on 45.2 percent shooting from the field.
Hi-Liner junior Jared Lentz, representing Valley City at the Class A State Golf Tournament at Jamestown Country Club, shot a 12-over 84 on Tuesday to enter a seven-way tie for 39th entering Wednesdayâ€™s Day 2.
Lentz stands tied with Bismarck Century senior Austin Schauer, Fargo Davies senior Bryan Pallen and sophomore Talon Johnson, Bismarck St. Maryâ€™s Central 7th-grader Cole Herbel, Grand Forks Red River freshman Keaton Wolf and Fargo North sophomore Tucker Lehr.
Valley City State sophomore Brady Anderson is a 2014 NAIA Baseball All-America Honorable Mention, the NAIA national office announced Monday.
A catcher, infielder and Jamestown, N.D. native, Anderson was voted Player of the Year in the North Star Athletic Association after batting .443 with 38 RBIs, 23 extra-base hits and a .678 slugging percentage.
Hi-Liner senior pitcher/first base Danica Diegel and senior catcher Dierra Diegel have received North Dakota Class A Softball All-State Team recognition, as voted upon by coaches.
Valley City put forth 11-5 Eastern Dakota Conference and 20-11 overall records to carry the No. 3 seed into Regionals, where they came just short of a second-straight State Tournament appearance with a late 2-1 Qualifier loss to No. 4 Fargo Shanley in Fargo, N.D.
Valley City entered the season ranked No. 2 in the EDC and fifth in Class A.
It took all five innings of Tuesdayâ€™s late game for Valley City Babe Ruth to sweep LaMoure at Charlie Brown Field, but Bryce Nelsonâ€™s walk-off single capped an 11-10 comeback after Nate Rodriguezâ€™s one-hitter in the 12-2 five-inning opener.
â€śGames like these make you old quick,â€ť said head coach Lance Lukes of the second game, in which Valley City gave up leads of 5-1 and 6-2.
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Incumbent Valley City City Commissioners Matt Pedersen and Duane "Dewey" Magnuson along with Gary Schlagel all vie for two spots on the Valley City City Commission. Read their profiles in Wednesday's Times-Record.