March 16th, 2014
Valley City State baseball won Fridayâ€™s first game against Olivet Nazarene in 5-4 comeback fashion but dropped the nightcap to Dakota Wesleyan, 6-4.
VCSU trailed Olivet 3-1 before producing four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and completing the rally. In game two, Dakota Wesleyan scored three runs in both the first and second innings and held off a Viking rally.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
Three times before Fridayâ€™s Class A Girls State semifinal the Lady Hi-Liners gave West Fargo all they could handle, but all three times the Packers got away.
Fridayâ€™s loser-out matchup was no different, as seven lead changes yielded a 33-26 West halftime lead before Valley Cityâ€™s fortune ran out and West Fargo advanced to the fifth-place game, 67-49.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley City Public School District lost three more students since January. During the Valley City Public School Board meeting Monday, Superintendent Dean Koppelman said the district is down 24 students from last year.
"(The loss) is across our district," Koppelman said, stating Jefferson Elementary School is down five students; Washington Elementary School is down six students; Valley City Junior High School is down three students; and Valley City High School is down 10 students.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Informational meetings on the economics of industrial beet production are scheduled at five locations in central North Dakota this coming week of March 17. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Delays in rail car shipments of grain from area elevators are causing more than inconvenience for farmers and elevator operators. In many cases, the delays are costing money as well.
Permanent fish houses must be off North Dakota lakes by the end of the day Saturday, said Greg Hastings, district game warden for North Dakota Game and Fish, based in Jamestown. More in Friday''s issue of the Times-Record.
Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp Tuesday met with BNSF Railway CEO Carl Ice to follow up on a range of concerns they expressed to railroad officials over the past year. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
LaMoure/Litchville-Marion's Lady Loboes are your Region 3 third-place finishers after Thursday's 56-49 win over District 5 rival Ellendale in Hazelton, N.D.
The Loboes went 4-0 in District 5 competition and 17-7 overall - including nine wins in their last 10 regular season games - to finish third in the Barnes County Tournament to take the top seed in the District 5 Tournament.
Maple Valley's Lady Raiders are your third-place Class Region 1 winners after Thursday's 49-43 triumph over District 2 rival Oak Grove at North Dakota College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.
Oak Grove came right back to tie the game after trailing by 10 just after halftime, but Raider sophomore forward Rylee Nudell scored 14 points and junior center Megan Kasowski 13 of her own to help Maple Valley withstand the Grover gauntlet.
Grover junior forward Kirsten Bokinskie led her crew with 12 points.
East No. 4 seed Valley City trailed only 28-22 at halftime of Thursday's State Tournament quarterfinal against West Region champion Bismarck, but three Demons scored in double figures to help their side survive for a 60-50 win.