September 9th, 2014
Valley Cityâ€™s 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-20) loss at Fargo North on Sept. 4 was tough.
Tuesdayâ€™s loss to Fargo South was tougher.
Bruin 6-foot junior right side/setter Emily Stroupâ€™s 25 kills, 13 assists, 12 digs and a block overwhelmed Hi-Liner rallies in the second and third sets to deny Valley City their first Eastern Dakota Conference win, 3-0 (25-15, 25-23, 26-24).
South opened the first set, 6-0, and held up against Valley Cityâ€™s surge.
Valley City led 10-9 in the second, but South held an edge of 15-10, 24-21, 24-22 and 24-23.
Community members had a second opportunity to give input and voice their opinions about the proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center Monday. About 60 area residents and community leaders were on-hand for a meeting where backers of the proposed wellness center explained the proposal and answered questions about the proposed $16 million project. More in Tuesday's Times-Record
Valley City's Congregational UCC did something a little different Sunday â€“ a full communion meal, with foods that may have been eaten at the Last Supper. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
St. Catherine's Elementary School has a new principal this year. Replacing Ralph Dyrness who retired after 28 years, Jason Stangeland, a Brookings, S.D. native, became the new principal in June. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Back row, from left: LC Kjelland, Ryan Metcalf, Chad Lueck, Matt Klabo, Jordyn Heck, Jonathan Daluge and Danny Swenson.
Front row, from left: Erin Metcalf, Cynthia Klabo, Ali Sorenson, Krista Johnson, Jill Heck and Nicole Swenson.
Valley City Baseball Association and the Valley City High School athletic department announce the hiring of Jerry Bennefeld as Hi-Liner head varsity baseball coach.
Bennefeld played baseball for Waubonsee Junior College in Sugar Grove, Ill., and the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
Bennefeld has past experience coaching youth at all levels and works as an insurance agent for American Family Insurance in Valley City.
Bennefeld, his wife Kelly and their two children have resided in Valley City since 2004.
Saturday was a great day to run for the Hi-Liners! Casey Engelhard celebrated his 18th birthday with his best performance of the season, finishing third out of 81 runners. He was in about 10th midway through the race, and then found another gear and picked off runners one by one with a strong finish.
Hanna Field is Devin Andersonâ€™s world, and we are all witnesses to the Hi-Liner show.
Anderson ran for two touchdowns, snagged two third-quarter interceptions and returned one of them for six in Valley City junior varsityâ€™s 36-8 Monday night trouncing of Maple Valley/Enderlin.
â€śOur line stepped up big, and we had Jake Hovland back from a concussion,â€ť said Hi-Liner coach Aaron Heck of the Hi-Liners returning to strength in continuation of last yearâ€™s 8-0 season.
Lani Jordan, spokeswoman for CHS Inc., the nationâ€™s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global agriculture and energy business, Friday said the company will proceed with construction of a $3 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant at Spiritwood, between Valley City and Jamestown. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Renee Hazelton and Dale Wangrud, both of Valley City, each won a free ride in an airplane by purchasing a ticket to the Barnes County Wings and Wheels Airshow. More in Monday's Times-Record.