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Valley City State womenâ€™s basketball coach Jill DeVries announced Wednesday that Brooke Brommenschenkel has signed a letter of intent to attend classes at VCSU and play basketball for the Vikings this fall.
Brommenschenkel, a 5-foot-7-inch shooting guard, completed her high school career at Norman County West (Minn.), where she is the schoolâ€™s all-time leading scorer with 1,451 points.
Valley City State senior offensive lineman George Trujillo and senior defensive back Pathen Asuncion have been voted 2014â€™s team captains by their teammates following the conclusion of spring practice, and two more captains will be named after fall camp.
Trujillo, an El Paso, Texas native, human services and psychology major and two-time All-Conference selection, returns from his 2013 team captainship.
Valley City State head football coach Dennis McCulloch announced on Tuesday the addition of four student-athletes who have signed letters of intent to attend VCSU and play football for the Vikings this fall.
Linebacker Austin Erickson and offensive lineman Spencer Turck are both seniors at Devils Lake High School, where they wrapped up successful prep careers: Erickson was named All-EDC and 2nd Team All-State this season as well as being voted Co-Team MVP. Turck was voted the teamâ€™s Outstanding Offensive Lineman and was named All-EDC Honorable Mention.
Valley City State announced 2013-14 season awards in Monday nightâ€™s ice cream social, during which each Viking team honored their seniors and team award-winners with highlight reels.
â€śIt was good to honor athletes and celebrate,â€ť Denholm said. â€śI think the athletes like it, and it culminates the whole year.â€ť
Athletic director Jack Denholm presented overall awards for the 2013-14 season, as voted upon by head coaches.
Male Athlete of the Year
Senior Derek Elliott, Football and Baseball
Female Athlete of the Year
Senior Brittany Lehner, Basketball and Softball
Junior Jared Lentz led the Hi-Liners with an 87 as Valley City took seventh at 375 for four event points in Mondayâ€™s Fargo Shanley Invite at the Fargo Country Club.
â€śWe played in horrendous weather today, with the boys battling the wind, cold and rain,â€ť Valley City head coach Buff Murray said. â€śToday was probably the least amount of fun these young men have had on a golf course in their high school career.â€ť
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Valley City State senior Wayne Engelhard is the North Star Athletic Association Menâ€™s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, and sophomore Jessica Meland is the NSAA Womenâ€™s Field Athlete of the Week, the NSAA announced Tuesday.
Jamestown freshman Bre Carlson is the NSAA Womenâ€™s Track Athlete of the Week, and Jimmie sophomore Jesse Hacker is the NSAA Menâ€™s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week.
Engelhard, of Valley City, completed his Viking career with a dominating
Valley City State menâ€™s basketball coach Jeff Kaminsky announced Monday that St. Cloud Technical and Community College point guard Riley West has signed a letter of intent to attend VCSU and play basketball for the Vikings this fall.
West, a 6-foot Lakeville, Minn., native who just completed his second year of collegiate basketball at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, was a two-year starter and helped lead the team to a 22-6 record in 2013. West averaged 14.5 points and 4.5 assists per game, and shot 34 percent from three-point range and 78 percent on free throws.
Fargo South senior Cassidy Meyers batted in three runs on three hits in Tuesdayâ€™s early 16-2 win at Valley City before the Hi-Liners took a 3-2 lead but yielded 16 runs in the final three innings for an 18-3 loss.
â€śWe didnâ€™t hit much,â€ť Hi-Liner senior Masyn Olson said. â€śWe didnâ€™t have many fielding errors, they just shelled us. But weâ€™re talking better as a team, and our defense is better.â€ť
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.