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July 16th, 2014
Lexia Nix, 11, of Valley City, N.D., Matthew Lyter, 15, of Sanborn, N.D., and a record number of the countryâ€™s top bowlers opened the 2014 Junior Gold Bowling Championships on Monday in Buffalo, N.Y.
Nix qualified for Junior Golds in second at 722 behind U12 Girls champion Kaelyn Bergâ€™s 733 at May 3-4â€™s North Dakota State Pepsi Championships at Sunset Lanes 2014in Moorhead, Minn. Lyter took second with a 1,204 behind U15 winner Logan Dalbolâ€™s 1,258.
Dierra Diegel scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting, went 3-for-3 from the line and pulled down eight rebounds as the 38th Lions Class A Girls Basketball All-Stars erased a five-point deficit with 1:35 left, forced overtime and cruised to a 79-68 win Tuesday at the Bismarck Civic Center.
â€śItâ€™s an honor,â€ť said Diegel, the 5-foot-10-inch Hi-Liner forward who practiced with Bismarck Century head coach Ron Metz and Class A twice on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. â€śI donâ€™t remember the last time someone from Valley City was selected.â€ť
Dawson Dietrich, Garret Suhr and Valley City Babe Ruth held Steele scoreless through six combined innings at home on Monday, setting the scoreboard ablaze to claim July 19-22â€™s top District 6 Tournament seed with a 10-0, five-inning District romp and a 21-2, five-inning District season-ending demolition.
â€śWe played some pretty good baseball today,â€ť Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes said. â€śBoth pitchers struggled in their first innings, but then settled in with the lead that they were given.â€ť
Legion Post 60 led Harvey 3-0 through two League innings Friday at Charlie Brown Field until Harvey came alive for an 8-4, eight-hit win, the momentum from which they carried over to take the non-Leaguer, 8-0.
â€śWe had a couple bobbles, and when we did have errors they scored on them,â€ť said Jesse Johnson of Post 60â€™s six-errors-to-two League affair.
Grafton led Saturdayâ€™s home League game 8-0 after five, but Post 60 scored six straight runs in an ill-fated comeback to fall 8-6.
Post 60 harnessed the inspiration from late in the League game to finish
Defense prevailed in Sundayâ€™s 41st annual North Dakota 11-Man Shrine Bowl as the West held the East â€” featuring Valley City graduates Jesse Hass and Dustin Lindgren, and Maple Valley/Enderlin graduate Dylan Claus â€” out of the end zone in a 21-2 triumph at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
Shadyâ€™s defeated Frontier Fort 13-10 & 11-1
Boomers/Wendels defeated Tapps Lounge 7-6 and 17-0
IDK defeated Allied Agronomy 11-1 & 13-6
7-7 Allied Agronomy
4-10 Frontier Fort
2-12 Tapps Lounge
Boomers/Wendels vs Shadyâ€™s
Allied Agronomy vs Frontier Fort
Tapps Lounge vs IDK
Hi-Liner graduates Jesse Hass and Dustin Lindgren join Enderlin/Maple Valley graduate defensive end Dylan Claus on the 11-Man Football East Team in Sundayâ€™s 41st annual, WDAY TV-broadcasted North Dakota Shrine Bowl, 4 p.m. at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D.
Hass, an offensive lineman, was First Team All-Region and First Team All-State, and became Valley Cityâ€™s Most Valuable Offensive Lineman and a Large Dairy Queen Blizzard Award winner â€” for having performed a pancake block this season â€” at Nov. 24, 2013â€™s Hi-Liner Football Award Ceremony.
Nate Rodriguez pitched seven District innings for 15 strikeouts and batted 3-of-3 Thursday as Valley City Babe Ruth took 6-2 revenge on Napoleon for June 17â€™s road loss.
â€śIt was a good win for us, especially to make up for that loss out in Napoleon,â€ť Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes said. â€śWe struck out too many times at the plate and left a few to many guys on base, but came through with some clutch hits and picked up a good win.â€ť
Napoleon dynamite pitching held Valley City hitless in the three-inning, 4-0 non-District finisher.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley Plains Equipment swept Sanford/Looysen I Care, 17-2 and 17-0
Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing swept Shadyâ€™s II, 9-5 and 9-2
Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms and IDK/Buff Bar split; IDK won the first game, 15-1, and Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms took the second, 13-9
FCCU/Iverson Construction/Midwest Machine swept Corner Bar, 10-0 and 15-0
13-2 IDK/Buff Bar
12-3 Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms
11-4 FCCU/Iverson Construction/Midwestern Machine
10-5 Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing
The Raven/Eagles swept Captainâ€™s Pub, 22-14 and 20-5
Boomers Corner Keg swept Elliott Farms, 8-5 and 9-6
NuBar/Christensen Trucking took the first game, 8-5 before John Deere Seeding took the second, 14-12
Hope Electric swept Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains, 16-4 and 5-3
John Deere Seeding 14-4
The Raven/Eagles 14-4
Hope Electric 12-6
Captainâ€™s Pub 9-7
Boomers Corner Keg 9-9
Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains 7-11
NuBar/Christensen Trucking 4-11
Elliott Farms 1-17