Archive - Sports Article
May 29th, 2014
Hi-Liner girls tennis hosted an Awards Night to announce postseason honors.
Freshman Breanna McDonald won the Coachesâ€™ Award.
Junior Clarissa Olson is the Most Valuable Player.
Eighth-grader Reagan Ingstad is the Most Dedicated.
Eighth-grader Breana Buringrud received the Junior Varsity Coachesâ€™ Award.
Senior Sara Gilbertson is the Most Improved.
Gilbertson and junior Sam Coit took sixth at the Eastern Dakota Conference
Doubles Tournament and finished in the top eight at State in Bismarck.
Ingstad and Olson won the No. 3 EDC Doubles seed and second place at State.
Dustin Miller led all Valley City golfers with an 80 as the team finished seventh at 338 for four team points in Wednesdayâ€™s Eastern Dakota Conference Tournament at Wahpetonâ€™s Bois de Sioux Golf Course.
West Fargo senior Riley Johnson finished with a 72 for his sixth first-place finish in eight meets this season, and his fifth in a row. A 307 Packer team total notched their fourth event win and their second in a row.
â€śWe canâ€™t even use the weather as an excuse,â€ť said junior Jared Lentz of the team result on an 82-degree day.
Valley City State sophomore Jessica Meland, of Harvey, N.D., competed in her first National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Womenâ€™s Hammer Throw Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala., on May 15, where she fouled on her first and third attempts but landed 24th place on her second throw, which sailed 45.33 meters (148 feet, 9 inches).
Melandâ€™s 45.33 meters was shy of her personal-best 50.29 meters (165 feet) set at the Northern State Open on April 18.
A pair of untimely hits derailed No. 2 Valley Cityâ€™s plans for a second straight State appearance.
Fargo Davies freshman Mercedes Swansonâ€™s two-run eighth-inning double lifted her No. 6 Eagles to a 2-0 semifinal upset on Friday, then Shanley senior Marissa Schonsâ€™s two-run double in the seventh scored two for the No. 4 Deaconsâ€™ 2-1 State Qualifier comeback on Saturday.
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Hi-Liner junior Clarissa Olson and 8th-grader Reagan Ingstad are State Tennis Doubles runner-ups after vanquishing East champion Grand Forks Red River freshman Maddie Anderson and junior Alexis Caoili 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 in the semifinal, and falling 6-2, 6-2 in the title match to West champion Bismarck St. Maryâ€™s seniors Alicia Beck and Mary Roller.
Hi-Liner track and field set 15 personal records and placed in five events at Saturdayâ€™s Eastern Dakota Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Cushman Field in Grand Forks, N.D.
Both the boys and girls team took 10th with two points. West Fargo won the girls meet, Fargo Davies the boys.
Sophomore Deanna Schneiderâ€™s 15.81 seconds for 38th in the 100-Meter Dash and 32.75 seconds for 33rd in the 200-Meter Dash were both personal bests.
Sophomore Heidi Mundfromâ€™s new personal mark of 32.90 seconds in the 200-Meter Dash earned 34th.
Diamond 8 Valley Plains Equipment defeated Corner Bar, 28-13 and 15-2.
Diamond 9 IDK/Buff defeated Streeter, 10-2 and 11-10.
Diamond 10 Shadyâ€™s defeated Sanford/Looysen, 13-2 and 16-0.
Diamond 11 FCCU/Iverson/Midwestern took the first game 10-2, Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing the second, 12-8.
BYE Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms.
4-0 IDK/Buff Bar
5-1 FCCU/Iverson/Midwestern Machine
3-1 Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms
3-1 Valley Plains Equipment
4-2 Shadyâ€™s II
3-3 Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing
0-6 Corner Bar
Valley City Thunder Football registration enters its 14th year and registers on a first-come, first-serve basis for Fall 2014 5th- and 6th-graders interested in participating in organized tackle football.
1. Mail a completed Thunder Football Registration Form with a check to
PO Box 13
Valley City, ND 58072
2. Turn in a completed Thunder Registration date on Wednesday, May 21 between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Hi-Liner Activities Center (HAC) lobby
Thunder Footballâ€™s registration deadline is June 30.
Seniors Jamie Ronning (left) and Saidee Oberlander (right) are Academic Achievement Award winners.
Jessica Denholm and Zach Doty are Senior Athletes of the Year.
Seniors Jessica Denholm, Danica Diegel, Dierra Diegel, Sara Gilbertson, Amanda Starr, Dustin Miller, Dustin Lindgren and Jack Jenson are 10-Sport Athlete Award winners.
Hi-Liner softball celebrated four seniors in Tuesdayâ€™s regular season finale, an 11-0 Parents Night win over Fargo South in advance of Thursdayâ€™s 5 p.m. Eastern Dakota Conference Tournament matchup against the very same Bruins.
â€śItâ€™ll be tougher to replace four seniors [Dierra Diegel, Danica Diegel, Jessica Denholm and Paula Andel],â€ť said Valley City head coach Jason Lindgren of his graduating leaders. â€śBut we have sophomores [Hannah Meyer, Heather Knutson, Kaylee Schlittenhardt, Brenna Dieterle and Tarryn Justesen] moving up.â€ť