Archive - Sports Article
September 20th, 2013
Saturday's VCSU home volleyball match with Briercrest College has been changed to a 3 p.m start time at Graichen Gymnasium to avoid an overlap with football, which starts at 6 p.m.
NDHSAA-sponsored State A Girlsâ€™ Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2013 at the Grand Forks Country Club, 794 County Road 6. Mark Rerick, Athletic Administrator for Grand Forks Schools, will be the tournament manager.
The 2013 NDHSAA-sponsored Boysâ€™ State Tennis Tournament will be held October 3-5, headquartered at Fargoâ€™s Courts Plus, 3491 South University Drive. Todd Olson, Activities Administrator for Fargo Public Schools, will serve as tournament manager.
The event starts at 1:00 p.m. Thursday October 3rd with team tournament play.
Friday, October 4th, team play resumes at 9:00 a.m., weather pending. In addition to team competition, Fridayâ€™s action continues with the opening of individual play at 1:00 p.m.
Valley City Town and Country Club Women's Golf results are as follows:
On Aug. 21, Ruth Nathan took the low scratch at 49 strokes, and the low net at 32 1/2.
Nathan was the Full House winner in 'Poker Hand', the game of the day. Rose Wendt and Sonny Spitzer were the Straight winners. Nathan and Spitzer had the most of a kind as well.
Mary Tangen took the low scratch at 48 and the low net at 35 on Aug. 28. Sheryl Hanson took 1st and Tangen 2nd in 'Beat Your Average', the game of the day.
Valley City tennis (1-6 Eastern Dakota Conference, 1-8 overall) played at Shanley (4-3, 4-3) on Thursday in their last regular season EDC match of the year.
Shanley took the match 7-2, but the eighth-seed Hi-Liners' EDC Regional Tournament play-in match against ninth-seed Wahpeton on Monday bears the most important outcome.
The match against Shanley, make no mistake, was an exhibition of Hi-Liner talent.
Dakota State beat North Star rival Valley City State 3-0 (25-17, 27-25, 25-18) Wednesday night at Graichen Gymnasium to earn their second NSAA conference win in as many tries and drop the Vikings to 0-2 in the conference and 6-11 overall.
Dakota State improves 5-13 overall.
Senior middle hitter Aurissa Martens led the Vikes with 11 kills. Sophomore outside hitter Kelsey Labodi added five kills and sophomore Barb Ector four more.
Sophomore setter Stephanie Miller and sophomore middle hitter/right side hitter Rachel Hummel each recorded an ace.
Sheriffs Coach Reed Anderson is ready.
Thrashing the Vikings, 98-77, in last year's Deputies Football Game was so glorious, so enthralling, that he's looking forward to crushing them again, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at Lokken Stadium.
Anderson became the Sheriffs' coach because he is the ultimate source of football expertise.
Valley City tennis (1-5 EDC, 1-6 overall) hosted Fargo Davies (1-5, 1-7) on Tuesday in a duel for the seventh seed in the Regional Tournament.
Davies took the match, 7-2, to draw even with Fargo North for the sixth spot.
"This loss means that regardless of the result of our last EDC match at Shanley on Thursday, we will be the 8th seed," Hi-Liner Tennis Head Coach Matt Nielson said. "Wahpeton is the 9th seed, and will come play us in a play-in match on Monday, with the winners moving onto regionals in Fargo that Thursday (Sept. 26) and the loser's team season ending."
Valley City State University will induct three individuals and three teams into the Viking Hall of Fame on Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-6.
Brent Lick, Robert Maresh and Terry Corwin are among the 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees, along with the 1958 football team and the 1981 and 1982 baseball teams.
Players and teams will be inducted during the VCSU Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, Oct. 4, at the VCSU Student Center. A meet and greet social will begin at 5 p.m., with the banquet at 6 p.m. Tickets to the banquet can be purchased for $20 by calling the Viking athletic office, 701-845-7160.
Valley City State University opened the inaugural NSAA fall baseball season with a split Sunday at Charlie Brown Field.
The Vikings dropped a 6-0 contest to Mayville State in their first game of the season, but bounced back with a 9-0 shutout of Presentation College in the day's second game.
The games count towards VCSU's record for the 2014 season.