Archive - Sports Article
March 11th, 2014
Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah freshman guard/forward Harmony Burns stole a Maple Valley inbound pass for a layup and a 34-33 lead â€” the Rebelsâ€™ only basket of the fourth quarter â€” and sophomore forward/center Madison Kaehler sank 2 of 3 free throws in the final 30 seconds to help their side hang on, 37-33, against Maple Valley in the Region 1 Tournament semifinals in Wahpeton on Tuesday night.
Viking softball took off for Tucson, Ariz., on Tuesday to begin a stretch of 22 Spring games in 11 days, including four exhibition contests, from March 12-22.
After opening the season indoors in St. Paul, Minn., with a 2-4 record two weeks ago, the Vikings play their first outdoor games in Tucson on Wednesday looking to get back to .500 with a game against Robert Morris College (Aurora, Ill.) and Concordia University (Seward, Neb.).
Barnes County North's Lady Bison basketball season came to an end with Monday night's 67-42 Region 3 Tournament defeat at the hands of District 6 Tournament champion South Border.
The Lady Bison, who finished No. 4 in the District 5 Tournament, went 0-5 in District 5 play and 6-16 overall, took sixth place of eight teams in the Barnes County Tournament at Valley City State University and, after winning two of their final three regular-season games, took the fifth District 5 Tournament seed and upset fourth-seeded Edgeley/Kulm/Montpelier, 35-30, in Ellendale.
Maple Valley sophomore forward Rylee Nudell scored 21 points as the Raiders beat North Sargent 41-34 in Mondayâ€™s Region 1 Tournament quarterfinals at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.
District 1 Tournament champion Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah (12-0 District 1, 21-2 overall) awaits District 2 Tourney second-place Maple Valley (8-0 District 2, 21-2 overall) for Tuesdayâ€™s 6 p.m. semifinal at NDSCS.
Valley City State baseball opened their spring season with a venture to Fremont, Neb., for three weekend games against Midland University, in all of which they came up short by scores of 7-2 on Saturday, and 8-6 and 16-4 in Sundayâ€™s doubleheader.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
March 7 - 9 Weekend Sports Action
Eastern Dakota Conference Girls Basketball Tournament Semifinals
(4) Valley City vs. (1) West Fargo, 5:30 p.m. Fargo Civic Center [Wear blue]
Eastern Dakota Conference Girls Basketball Tournament
* (4) Valley City vs. [(2) Shanley - (3) Fargo Davies winner if Hi-Liners win Friday] in EDC Tournament Championship, 6 p.m. Bison Sports Arena
* (4) Valley City vs. [(6) Fargo South - (7) Wahpeton winner if Hi-Liners lose Friday] in a loser-out State Qualifier, 11 a.m. Bison Sports Arena
Fairhill Properties won all four games against Dirty Johnnyâ€™s
Dacotah Bank won 3 of 4 from Wesley Acres
Bettinâ€™s Greenhouse and Farmers Union Insurance split 2-2
High Team Game and Series
Dacotah Bank 741 and 2,143
High Individual Game
High Individual Series
Betty Marler 478
Cheryl Olson 162, Doris Weller 155, Mary Tangen 154
Farmers Union 24-16
Dirty Johnnyâ€™s 22-18
Dacotah Bank 21-19
Fairhill Properties 16-24
Wesley Acres 15-25
Below are the All Maple River Conference Boys and Girls Basketball selections, as voted on by conference coaches.
Both the Maple Valley boys and girls were this yearâ€™s conference champions.
Boys Basketball All Maple River Conference
Barnes County North
Valley City State head football coach Dennis McCulloch announced on Thursday the addition of three more high school freshmen who have signed letters of intent to attend VCSU and play football for the Vikings this fall: wide receiver/defensive back Tyler Ukestad of Jamestown, wide receiver Curtis Marden of Powers Lake, N.D., and linebacker Riley Fredrickson of Wasilla, Alaska.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.