Archive - Feb 2013 - Sports Article
Before he took the floor for Saturday's 61-55 win over South Dakota School of Mines and Technology at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse, Valley City State University guard Sekani Milligen knew he had a chance at two milestones: the 1,000-point mark in his career, and the team's 20th win.
Though the first is quite an accomplishment, especially given that all 1,000 points have been scored in the last two years, his mind was on the team aspect.
Nalley Signs with VCSU Softball
VCTR Staff Report
Morgan Nalley, a senior pitcher from Pocatello, Idaho, has signed a letter of intent to play softball at Valley City State University beginning in the fall of 2013, coach Chad Slyter announced Wednesday. Nalley's sister, Samantha, is a current Viking.
By nearly any measure, Valley City High School senior Shane Undem has had a successful wrestling career.
The last three years, he's placed in all three trips to state. His trip two years ago made even more impressive by the quick turnaround from a reconstructive surgery on his knee the November before the season started. Last year, he had his first top-four finish.
But as he approaches the end of his time on the high school circuit, he's got one thing on his mind â€” a state title.
JAMESTOWN â€” When the Valley City State University womens basketball team hosted Jamestown College last week, the 17-point loss wasnâ€™t what the Vikings had in mind.
Wednesday at the Jamestown Civic Center, the Vikings had a result more their style, getting strong post play offensively, while limiting the Jimmiesâ€™ inside scoring to upset the No. 13 Jimmies 54-48 on their home court.
â€śIt was a good game,â€ť Valley City coach Jill DeVries said. â€śNeither team played particularly well, I would say, but thatâ€™s okay. We got to come away with the win.â€ť
The Valley City State University football team announced its newest additions on national signing day Wednesday.
The team announced the addition of five transfers, who joined the team this semester and are currently enrolled at the school, along with three high school students, including Valley City High standout Tayler Lentz.
JAMESTOWN â€” The No. 19 Valley City State University mens basketball teams had plenty of ups and downs in a 66-65 overtime loss to Jamestown College Wednesday at the Jamestown Civic Center.
But in the end, the rubber match between the two teams was seemingly decided in each team's final possession.
Though the plays were similar, the team's ace guard driving for a layup, the difference lied in a foul call that sent Jamestown's Mark Hoge to the foul line, where it hit the two free throws that decided the game.
The Valley City High School boys basketball team has had its ups and downs this season, with many of the peaks and valleys related to the team's shooting percentage.
It remained the case Tuesday at the Hi-Liner Activity Center, where the Hi-Liners struggled to find much of an offensive rhythm in an 82-42 loss to No. 1-ranked Red River.
VCSU Basketball Travels to Jamestown
The Valley City State University basketball teams continue their rivalry with Jamestown today at the Jamestown Civic Center.
The No. 19 Vikings and Jimmies play starting at 5:30 p.m., when the women's game tips off. The mens game starts at 7:30 p.m.
The mens teams from the schools have split the season series at 1-1 this year, with Valley City winning at home last week. The Viking women lost 81-64 to the Jimmies last week in their only meeting of the season.
In the last few years, the Jamestown High School girls hockey team, which has several players from Valley City, has worked to help Relay for Life, and tomorrow night the team kicks off its latest fundraising effort when it hosts a week-long community scavenger hunt.
The hunt will kick off on Wednesday and will end with teams bringing their items in on Feb. 13 at the Eagles Arena Hockey Rink in Jamestown.
VC girls 64, GF Central 55
Friday at the HAC
GFC 23 22 â€” 55
VC 23 41 â€” 64
GFC: Angelica Medrano 12, Taylor Hammer 12, Britni Hart 11, Katarina Reller 11
VC: Dierra Diegel 21, Jessica Denholm 15, Claire Olson 11
VC girls 58, Davies 55
Saturday at the HAC
GFC 28 27 â€” 55
VC 27 31 â€” 58
GC: Kinsey Papachek 14, Alexis Bolstad 13
VC: Jessica Denholm 11, Claire Olson 10, Dierra Diegel 10
By Scott Schlaufman