January 27th, 2014
Lady Loboes senior guard Tasha Piehl scored 25 points and senior guard/forward Courtney Carlson and 8th-grade guard/forward Anna Holen 16 each as LaMoure/Litchville-Marion led Oakes 42-11 at halftime en route to a 78-32 home win on Saturday night.
Oakes sophomore center Haley Visto led the Tornadoes with nine points.
Next for the Lady Loboes (1-0 District 5, 6-5 overall) is a game against District 5 rival Edgeley/Kulm/Montpelier, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
LaMoure/Litchville-Marion senior guard Brady Thielges turned in the 1,000th point of his career to lead four Loboes in double-figure scoring in Saturday nightâ€™s 63-47 rout of Oakes in LaMoure. Thielges then just barely missed a triple-double in Monday nightâ€™s 70-52 win over North Sargent.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Barnes County North picked up their first win of the season as four Bison scored in double figures in a 67-65 overtime thriller at home against Kidder County on Saturday night.
Bison senior guard TJ Steckler led Barnes County North with 23 points, junior guard Wyatt Steckler scored 11 and freshman guard/forward Justin Manson and senior forward William Gerntholz 10.
Pirates senior guard Ben Steinolfson turned in 16 points, junior forward
Ryan Sand 15, senior center Cole Scherbenske and junior guard Jayden Miller 10.
Sophomore forward Rylee Nudell led the Lady Raiders with 15 points on Saturday night as Maple Valley endured a late run to hold off District 2 rival Central Cass, 51-43, in Tower City on Saturday night.
Squirrels senior guard Kirby Camas scored 18 points and senior forward Abby Cramer 13 to lead Central Cass.
Maple Valley (4-0 District 2, 10-1 overall), winners of eight straight games, host District 2 rival Enderlin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Tower City.
Maple Valley senior center James Richman scored 10 of his 28 points in the third quarter, and sophomore guard Riggs Nudell 10 more as the Raiders took out North Sargent, 60-44, in Tower City on Saturday night.
North Sargent senior forward Dawson Peterson put up 20 points and sank 8 of 10 free throws to power the Bobcats.
Maple Valley (3-2 District 2, 7-6 overall) faces LaMoure/Litchville-Marion (1-1 District 5, 7-6 overall) Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in LaMoure.
Wednesdayâ€™s Valley City State menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball games against Jamestown have been designated as â€śWhite Outâ€ť contests, VCSU announced Monday.
VCSUâ€™s athletic department encourages VCSU fans to wear white in support of the Vikings as they face the rival Jimmies. The Viking women tip off at 5:30 p.m., the men at 7:30 p.m. at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse.
The Valley City Junior Senior High School cafe concert's Sunday performances have been postponed to Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Hi-Liner Activity Center. The two performances will be combined into one due to facility conflicts. The seventh- and eighth-grade choirs will perform at the Wednesday show.
Monday's performance will remain the same, featuring the sixth-grade students from Washington Elementary School beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday's performance tickets will not be honored for Monday's performance unless ticket holders call the school and exchange tickets on Monday.
The Valley City Times-Record invites the community to meet the press Friday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Valley City State University Student Center. Come and chat with publisher J. Reed Anderson, local news reporter Heidi Harris and sports editor Jake McNeal.
The Valley City Police Department is cautioning area churches about a convicted child sex offender from California who is allegedly operating a scam.
A release from the VCPD said Kenneth Monk, a 5-foot-9-inch, 140-pound white male with brown hair and brown eyes, has been walking into churches, telling the congregations that his wife has died in a car accident and he needs money to get to Forest, Miss., to go to the funeral and be with his children. It's estimated that Monk is about 35 years old.
Barnes County commissioners Tuesday approved rebuilding work on two county roads done over the summer, said Kerry Johnson, Barnes County Highway superintendent.
More in Monday's Times-Record.