Archive - Sports Article
May 2nd, 2014
Valley City State menâ€™s basketball has added a sure-handed point guard to its 2014 recruiting class.
Viking head coach Jeff Kaminsky announced Wednesday that Alex Quist, a 5-foot-11-inch point guard from Western Dakota Association champion Bismarck Century High School, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Vikings and attend classes at VCSU this fall.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley City State sophomore Jenna Coghlan is the North Star Athletic Association Womenâ€™s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week, senior Jordan Aus is the Menâ€™s Outdoor Co-Field Athlete of the Week, and senior Philip Reuer is the Menâ€™s Outdoor Co-Track Athlete of the Week after stellar performances at Saturdayâ€™s Al Cassel Relays in Valley City.
Coghlan, of Valley City, was the top NAIA finisher in the Womenâ€™s Javelin Throw with a second-place toss of 35.10 meters (115 feet, 2 inches).
Valley City State track and field won three events and took second place in four more in Saturday's Al Cassel Relays in Valley City.
Viking sophomore Malik Jackson took first at 4:23.47 in the 1,500m Run, and senior Wayne Engelhard second at 4:24.32.
Freshman Josh Avila won the 3,000m Run at 10:09.05. Freshman Alex Askerooth took third at 10:44.31.
Senior Jordan Aus took home the Javelin title with a personal-best throw of 51.30 meters (168 feet, 3.68 inches).
Senior Philip Reuer took second in both the 100m Dash (11.31) and 200m Dash (22.77).
Hi-Liner girls tennis opened May with Thursdayâ€™s bright and sunny 6-3 Eastern Dakota Conference home win against Fargo Davies, a team eager to return the favor from last yearâ€™s outcome.
Babe Ruth baseball will host a registration and information meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the basement of the American Legion Club for parents and players interested in playing 14- & 15-Year Old Baseball this summer.
If you are unable to attend or have any questions, please contact Coach Lance Lukes at (701) 840-8150.
Current and former Valley City State men's basketball players will square off in a free public event, 2 p.m. Saturday at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse.
Valley City Tennis Association will host a Spring Fun Nite, to which all tennis players, parents and supporters are invited for a free hot dog supper and to cheer on the Hi-Liner girls tennis team against Fargo Davies, Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the North Court Tennis Complex.
The tennis match is tentatively scheduled with rain in Thursday's forecast.
Hi-Liner track and field opened the outdoor season with an eighth-place, 36-point boys team finish and a 64-point, sixth-place girls finish at April 10â€™s Bronco Red and Gold meet in Lisbon, N.D.
Barnes County Northâ€™s boys took seventh place at 38 points, the Lady Bison seventh as well with 59. Kindred won the Lisbon boys meet with 152 points, Jamestown the girls meet with 138.
Valley City then finished 13th of 14 Class A boys teams, with two points, at April 25â€™s Shanley Invitational at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., the girls 13th of 15, with six points.
Valley Cityâ€™s Hi-Lites, the youngest team at this yearâ€™s Jan. 24 and 25 Class A State Competition in Grand Forks, N.D., earned fourth in Hip Hop, fifth in Pom and sixth in Jazz.
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
VCPR Summer Baseball deadline: Friday, May 2 ($10 late fee after May 2)
Youth Baseball/Softball registration deadline Monday, May 5 ($10 late fee after May 5)
Register online at www.vcparks.com (Fee will appear to be $10 higher, but will be discounted at checkout)
Registration also available during office hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone: (701) 845-3294
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