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July 20th, 2014

Valley City Hosts Junior Tennis Open

July 21, 2014

Valley City welcomed 33 players from North Dakota and Minnesota in Friday’s seventh annual United States Tennis Association-sanctioned Valley City Junior Tennis Tournament, sponsored by the Valley City Tennis Association, Valley City Parks and Recreation, Mercy Hospital’s Young People’s Healthy Heart Program and Quilted Ceiling and Centrol.

Babe Ruth Reaches District 6 Semifinals

July 21, 2014

Valley City and Linton’s bats were nearly as hot as the 90-degree temperatures Sunday at Charlie Brown Field, but Valley City’s cooler heads prevailed, 9-6, for a date with No. 6 Ellendale in Monday’s 2 p.m. District 6 Tournament semifinal.

Babe Ruth dominated LaMoure, 11-0, in the first round on Saturday.

Lance Weiser put Linton on the board in the top of the first as he swooped into home when a teammate took second.

July 17th

Women's Softball Update

July 18, 2014

July 17

Diamond 9

Shady’s defeated Boomer’s/Wendels, 9-1 and 5-4

Diamond 10
Allied Agronomy defeated Frontier Fort, 8-7 and 15-9

Diamond 11
IDK defeated Tapps Lounge, 15-5 and 3-2

Standings
13-3 Boomer’s/Wendels
12-4 IDK
9-7 Allied Agronomy
8-8 Shady’s
4-12 Frontier Fort
2-14 Tapps Lounge

Men's Softball Update

July 18, 2014

July 14

John Deere Seeding swept Hope Electric, 11-5 and 10

Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains swept Captain’s Pub, 9-8 and 13-2

The Raven/Eagles swept Elliott Farms, 22-2 and 13-9

Boomers Corner Keg swept NuBar/Chirstensen Trucking, 15-5 and 12-7

Standings

John Deere Seeding 17-3
The Raven/Eagles 16-4
Hope Electric 12-8
Boomers Corner Keg 11-9
Captain’s Pub 9-9
Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains 8-12
NuBar/Christensen Trucking 4-14
Elliott Farms 1-19

Sanborn Bull-a-Rama Final Results

July 18, 2014

BEK COMMUNICATIONS DUEL IN THE DIRT: SCENE 1

Sanborn. N.D.

July 11, 2014

1. Rance Maddock (Gillette, Wyo.)
131 points
Winnings $2,755

2. Nick Volden (Lushton, Wis.)
83.5 points
Winnings $2,280

3. Taryl Smith (Litchville, N.D.)
83 points
Winnings $1,805

4. Tate Smith (Litchville, N.D.)
81.5 points
Winnings $1,330

5 Thom Newsom (Hammon, Okla.)
80.5 points
Winnings $855

6. Joe Burtes (Avon, S.D.)
79 points
Winnings $475

Cody Becker (Fort Ransom, N.D.)

Riley Blakenship (Kildeer, N.D.)

Brad Check (Eastman, Wisc.)

Valley City 14U Softball Update

July 18, 2014

Valley City 14U No. 1 split with West Fargo in Casselton, N.D. on Monday, taking the first game 11-10 with Noelle Thompson’s big triple driving in two runs for the lead in the top of the seventh. McKenna Taylor pitched the win.

Kacee White picked up the loss in the second game, a 6-2 loss cut short in the fourth inning because it was too dark. White and Mackenzie Pederson scored in the bottom of the third to cut the deficit to 3-2, but West Fargo pulled away and Valley City’s bats could not get going again.

Valley City 14U is at State in Grand Forks, N.D. this weekend.

Legion Post 60 Swept at Wahpeton

July 18, 2014

Legion Post 60 ventured to Wahpeton on Thursday, falling 2-1 in the League game and 11-0 in the hitless five-inning non-League finisher.

Post 60 scored a run in the top of the sixth League inning, but Whapeton answered with two in the home half and shut Post 60 out of the seventh.

Dalton Ondracek and Chase Carpenter landed two hits in the contest.

Jesse Johnson pitched 5.1 innings for 13 first-pitch strikes and set down four batters. Austin Berg worked the final two outs of the fifth for a first-pitch strike and a strikeout.

Class B Girls Basketball All-Stars Get Even

July 17, 2014

Shiloh Christian guard Gabrielle Wilkinson and the 38th Lions Class B All-Stars avenged Tuesday’s 79-68 overtime loss, in which they squandered a 61-56 lead with 1:35 left in regulation at the Bismarck Civic Center, with Wednesday’s 59-51 win at the Fargo Civic Center.

Class B led 29-26 at halftime and encountered a familiar situation up 51-42 with 2:30 to go, but this time the edge was enough.

Nix, Lyter Miss Junior Gold Bowling Cut

July 17, 2014

Lexia Nix, 11, of Valley City, N.D., bowled a 421 on Wednesday to miss the Girls U12 cut at 83rd in the Junior Gold Bowling Championships in Buffalo, N.Y. Matthew Lyter, 15, of Sanborn, N.D., turned in a 676 to fall short of the Boys U15 Top 50 qualifiers at 184th.

Nix rolled a 107 in Wednesday’s Game 9, an 86 in Game 10, a 110 in Game 11 and a 118 in Game 12 for a three-day total of 1,349, a three-day 112.42 average and a three-day -1,051 differential.

July 16th

Valley City Town & Country Club Men's Day Back after Rainouts

July 16, 2014

July 3

After weeks of poor Men’s Day weather, golfers were very excited to get back to the course and swing the sticks. Bob Matthews started the day off with a long putt on Hole 1, and won a prize sponsored by Bank Forward. Pizza Ranch sponsored the Closest to the Pin contest on Hole 2, and it was claimed by Alex Bitz. Jamie Wirth took home the prize on Hole 3 for Closest Shot from Outside 50 Yards with an approach shot that settled nicely to the pin. Wirth continued his day with the Closest Second Shot on Hole 4, and won a prize sponsored by Taco John’s.

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