Archive - Sports Article
March 27th, 2014
Viking football and volleyball players visited Barnes County elementary schools in the first week of March to exemplify the importance of being active and eating healthy, to demonstrate exercises students can do for training and to show students that physical activity can be fun.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.
After just four days off following a 16-game, 12-day Tucson, Ariz. stretch, Valley City State baseball opens their in-state games this weekend with doubleheaders at Dickinson State on Saturday and Sunday.
As of Thursday afternoon, Saturdayâ€™s forecast in Dickinson calls for a high near 59 degrees and mostly sunny skies. Sundayâ€™s games could be in jeopardy as the forecast calling for a chance of rain and a high near 40 degrees. Game times are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Mountain Time on Saturday, and 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Mountain Time on Sunday.
A pair of Valley City State University menâ€™s basketball recruits have received even more postseason awards.
Milnor 6-foot-3-inch senior guard Briton Bussman, who became the Class B Senior Athlete of the Year on March 8, was also a finalist and finished second in voting for the North Dakota Mr. Basketball Award. Bussmanâ€™s latest honor came with First Team All-State distinction on March 24 that followed All-Region and All-District status.
Fairhill Properties won 3 of 4 from Dacotah Bank
Farmers Union Insurance won 3 of 4 from Dirty Johnnyâ€™s
Wesley Acres won 3 of 4 from Bettins Greenhouse
Team High Game and Series
Wesley Acres 801 and 2,139
Indiv. High Game
Rhonda Nelson 215
Indiv. High Series
Cheryl Olson 160, Doris Weller 156, Mary Tangen 153
Farmers Union 31-21
Bettin's Greenhouse 29-23
Dirty Johnnyâ€™s 27-25
Dacotah Bank 25-27
Fairhill Properties 23-29
Wesley Acres 21-31
Leevers Foods pulled off a 4-0 sweep of 20-20 Auto Center
Bank Forward won 3 of 4 from J & S Ladies
Chrissy Faye won 3 of 4 from Sky Lanes
Valley Lumber won 3 of 4 from Service Master
High Team Game
Chrissy Faye Photography 833
High Team Total
Leevers Foods 2,286
Indiv. High Single Game
Karen Aus 184
Indiv. High Series
Monica Nelson 497
Connie Maresh 180, Janeen Anderson 174, Mary Berntson 174
Bank Forward 15-5
Valley Lumber 12-8
Chrissy Faye 12-8
Sky Lanes 11-9
20-20 Auto 10-10
Valley City State baseball put up plenty of runs Monday but lost a pair of slugfests to finish their Tucson, Ariz. Spring Trip.
The Vikings fell 15-9 to Williams College early in the day and closed with a 16-15 loss to Luther College in the evening. VCSUâ€™s offense racked up 40 total hits and 24 runs on the day.
Valley City State is now 9-18 overall and returns with a 5-11 Arizona
record. Next up are four games at Dickinson State (4-18) this weekend with a 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday, and a noon and 2 p.m. doubleheader on Sunday.
Valley Cityâ€™s 5th-Grade Traveling Boys Basketball team took first place at Saturdayâ€™s Jamestown Spring Shootout.
Team members include Jared Eggermont, Drew Zaun, Carson McGough, Jack Ingstad, Blake Triebold, Derrek Diegel, Alex Thornton and Peyton Zaun, coached by Kevin Eggermont and Jason Thornton.
Valley City State womenâ€™s basketball coach Cathy Hanek has resigned, VCSU announced Monday.
Hanek, who took over the Vikings last summer following longtime head coach Jill DeVriesâ€™s departure, steps down after coaching the Vikings for one season and compiling a 13-12 overall record. VCSU posted a third-place 3-5 record in North Star Athletic Association play.
A search for Hanekâ€™s replacement will begin immediately, VCSU athletic
director Jack Denholm said.
A six-run Viking first inning and a solid pitching performance led Valley City State baseball to a 12-2 victory over Middlebury College on Sunday in Tucson, Ariz.
The win salvaged a split day for the Vikings, who earlier dropped an 8-0 contest to Oberlin College. VCSU is now 9-16 overall and 5-9 in their Spring Trip.
This story and more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Viking junior right-hander Lindsey White is the North Star Athletic Association Softball Pitcher of the Week.
White, of Menahga, Minn., posted a 3-1 record this week as she helped the Vikings to a 5-4 record over their last six days in Tucson, Ariz. Whiteâ€™s ERA for the week was a sparkling 1.29 as she allowed just five earned runs in 27 total innings.