Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3
The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in
years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after
a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the
worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3
interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland,
this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14
With Tuesday night's 3-0 (25-18, 25-10, 25-18) regular season road sweep of Wahpeton, Hi-Liner volleyball (8-12 Eastern Dakota Conference, 21-14 overall) sealed the seventh EDC Tournament seed and a play-in date with No. 10 Grand Forks Central (1-19 EDC, 3-28 overall) set for 6 p.m. Friday at the Hi-Liner Activity Center.
Friday's match follows Sept. 11's Hi-Liner sweep (25-16, 25-23, 25-16) at Central and Oct. 28's Valley City home sweep (25-14, 25-16, 25-18).
Varsity, featuring Drew Oberlander, Levi Nix, Matthew Lyter, Austin Lura, Laine Schwehr and Collin Lura, opened against Moorhead with back-and-forth wins, 145-160, 147-119, 125-142 and 166-144 that brought the match down to the fifth and final game. There was no magic on the lanes, but enough for a win at 115-97. Collin Lura led Varsity with five strikes, a spare, two errors and a 75 percent fill.
Barnes County North (4-7 District 5, 7-20 overall) carried the fifth seed into Oct. 30â€™s District 5 Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinals in Ellendale, where they fell 3-0 to Ellendale, defeated No. 8 Litchville-Marion/Montpelier (0-11 District 5, 0-26 overall) 3-0 on Oct. 31 and fell 3-1 to No. 2 Oakes in Mondayâ€™s Regional qualifier.
Litchville-Marion Montpelier fell 3-0 to No. 1 LaMoure in Oct. 30â€™s quarterfinals.
Shelby Brown (5-foot, 7-inch outside hitter) and Abby Undem (5-foot, 10-inch outside hitter) are this yearâ€™s Bison seniors.
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)
Maple Valley (3-4 District 2, 13-12 overall) carried the No. 4 seed into Oct. 30â€™s District 2 Quarterfinals before falling 3-0 to host and No. 5 Kindred and falling 3-1 (13-25, 17-25, 25-23, 15-25) to No. 2 Central Cass on Monday.
Ashley Punton (outside hitter), Katie Pautz (setter), Megan Kasowski (middle blocker) and KayLee Hanson (outside hitter) are this yearâ€™s Raider graduates.
Rachel Schueneman (left) shows off her Courts Plus third-place Singles trophy and second-place Doubles trophy. Maia Wendel (right) took first in Singles and second place in Doubles with Schueneman.
In 16U Boys Doubles, Riley Miller and Hunter Burchill fell to Fargo Shanleyâ€™s Charlie Perhus and Ben Traynor, 4-6, 6-1, 10-7, but defeated Ben Laber and Ben Swanson, 6-1, 6-4, for third place.
Maple Valley and Barnes County North enter respective District 2 and District 5 Regional qualifiers at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
No. 4 Maple Valley, having fallen 3-0 to No. 5 Kindred in the District 2 quarterfinals, faces No. 2 Central Cass in Mondayâ€™s 4:30 p.m. Regional qualifier in Kindred.
No. 5 Barnes County North, after falling 3-0 to No. 4 Ellendale in Thursdayâ€™s District 5 quarterfinal, eliminated No. 8 Litchville-Marion/Montpelier 3-0 in Fridayâ€™s consolation quarterfinal and faces No. 2 Oakes in Mondayâ€™s 4:30 p.m. Regional qualifier in Ellendale.
Hi-Liner cross country announced awards on Sunday, naming (back, from left) Jack Jordan Most Improved, Nathan Johnson the Spirit Award winner, Casey Engelhard the Hardest Worker and Most Valuable.
Front, from left: Sharon Michael won the Rookie Award, Mikayla Wolla the Most Improved, April Berntson the Spirit Award, Mikaylah Ross Hardest Worker and Most Valuable. Not Pictured is Eliza Schueneman, who won the Hardest Worker Award.
Maple Valley, Barnes County North and Litchville-Marion/Montpelier all fell, 3-0, in Thursdayâ€™s quarterfinals of their respective District volleyball tournaments.
No. 5 Kindred defeated No. 4 Maple Valley, 3-0.
Maple Valley advances to Mondayâ€™s 4:30 p.m. Regional qualifier in Kindred.
No. 1 LaMoure defeated No. 8 Litchville-Marion/Montpelier, 3-0.
No. 4 Ellendale defeated No. 5 Barnes County North, 3-0.