February 22nd, 2014
Valley City State University football has finalized its 2014 schedule.
Head coach Dennis McCulloch announced that the Vikings open the 10-game regular season with a Thursday night, Aug. 28 home game against rival University of Jamestown, the first of two meetings with the Jimmies. VCSU also plays new North Star Athletic Association additions Dickinson State and Mayville State twice, and Dakota State, Waldorf College, Morningside College and Presentation College once.
Students at Valley City Public School district raised a total of $5,060.36 for the Schnoert family, whose house was destroyed in a fire late last month.
John and Linda Schonert and their children Tucker and Ashton accepted the checks Friday afternoon at a kindness pep rally at Washington Elementary School.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin hopes to add a sixth road officer to his department, to help deal with growth seen in recent years. â€śIt has to do with growth in the eastern part of the (state) that will affect us,â€ť McClaflin said. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Tavern 94, attached to Valley City's Wagon Wheel Inn, has a large assortment of food and a full bar. Manager James Veach said the eatery is known for its unique pizzas.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Three bars in Valley City are teaming up to bring the street dance back to Main Street during Rally in the Valley community days June 14. The Nu Bar, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Club and Captain's Pub are planning a street dance with live music and an evening of family-friendly activities outside on the street they share.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Feb. 21-23 Sports Action
FRIDAY, Feb. 21
Barnes County North girls (0-5 District 5, 5-13 overall) at Oakes (0-7 District 1, 3-15 overall), 6 p.m.
EDC Varsity Gymnastics Championships: Hi-Liners vs. Fargo, Fargo Davies, Grand Forks and Wahpeton 6 p.m. at the Youth Sports Center
SATURDAY, Feb. 22
VCSU women (2-5 NSAA, 12-11 overall) vs. Presentation College (0-7 NSAA, 5-20 overall), 4 p.m.
VCSU men (4-3 NSAA, 13-13 overall) vs. Presentation College (2-5 NSAA, 14-10 overall), 6 p.m.
No. 5 Maple Valley girls basketball beat Wyndmere/Lidgerwood 52-37 on Tuesday night, a contest in which sophomore forward Rylee Nudell scored half of the Lady Raider points with 26 on 6-of-8 free throw shooting. Junior guard Katie Pautz put up 11 points and junior center Megan Kasowski 10 more on 4-of-6 free throw shooting as Maple Valley led 19-4 after a quarter, 27-14 at halftime and 40-24 after three.
Warbirds sophomore center Anna Mauch racked up 19 points to lead her team.
Lady Loboes basketball bounced back from Feb. 11's 48-43 home defeat at the hands of No. 5 Maple Valley with a 51-36 road win at North Sargent on Feb. 13 for their eighth win in the last 10 games dating back to Jan. 18.
LaMoure/Litchville-Marion led North Sargent 19-9 after a quarter, 25-18 at halftime and 36-31 before running away with a 15-3 scoring advantage in the fourth.
Senior guard/forward Courtney Carlson and 8th-grader guard/forward Anna Holen led the Loboes with 12 points and senior guard Tasha Piehl 10 more, all of whom sank two three-pointers.
LaMoure/Litchville-Marion boys hoops finished the regular season 3-1 in District 5 action and 15-6 overall, riding an eight-game win streak and taking nine of their last 10 games dating back to Jan. 18 to earn the No. 2 seed in the District 5 Tournament in Leal, N.D.
The Loboes beat No. 3 Medina/Pingree-Buchanan 69-62 in the first round on Feb. 14, then upset top-seeded Ellendale 62-51 on Feb. 15 for the District title and a Region 3 first-round matchup against District 6 No. 4 seed South Border, 3 p.m. Monday at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Maple Valley boys hoops went 5-5 in District 2 action and 9-13 overall this season for the No. 4 seed in the District 2 Tournament at Fargo Civic Auditorium, where they fell 52-50 to No. 5 Northern Cass on Feb. 14, defeated No. 8 Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page 60-29 on Feb. 15 and fell 54-51 to No. 3 Enderlin in Monday's qualifier.
Raider senior guard Brady Behm led Maple Valley with 17 points against Enderlin. Eagle senior guard Daniel Lindgren scored 19, sophomore guard/forward Graham Hurlburt 12.
All-District 2 Team
Raider senior center James Richman