Archive - Sports Article
March 30th, 2014
Hi-Liner softball opened with a 7-3 and 18-13 doubleheader sweep of host Bismarck on Saturday.
Valley City (2-0 overall) enters their first Eastern Dakota Conference doubleheader of the season â€” Mondayâ€™s blizzard warning permitting â€” Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. against Grand Forks Red River at the Valley City State fields.
Valley Twisters Gymnastics was in Fargo last weekend for the North Dakota USA Gymnastics State Meets, from which Eryn Crump and Rebekah Kauffman emerged as Girls victors and Jonah Kauffman the Boys Floor champion.
Crump won Vault and Bars and took the All-Around title with 35.65 points for a spot on the North Dakota Super 8 Team that will compete at Regionals on April 11.
Bethany Crump also earned a Regional spot with fourth place on Beam and Floor and a first-place 34.625 Level 8 All-Around score.
Valley Cityâ€™s Sharks Swim Team competed at the March 14-16 North Dakota State Short Course Swimming Championships in Bismarck.
Annie Hart and Camille Kawasaki competed in the Girlsâ€™ 15-16 division, Hailee Peterson and Noelle Thompson in the Girlsâ€™ 13-14, Ashley McFadgen in the Girlsâ€™ 11-12, Brady Lettenmeier in the 9-10 Boys, Clorissa Nelson and Georgia Lettenmeier in the 8 & Under.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
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.