Archive - Sports Article
September 17th, 2013
Derek Elliott earned his second consecutive North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Player of the Week award in helping Valley City State to their inaugural NSAA football conference victory over Dakota State on Sept. 14. Dylan Torgerson of Mayville State (N.D.) and JT Petsch of Jamestown (N.D.) were also named to the footballâ€™s player-of-the-week honors.
Hi-Liner volleyball (1-2 Eastern Dakota Conference, 5-4 overall) visited Wahpeton (1-1, 1-7) on Thursday night as both squads looked to get back on the upswing in the EDC.
Valley City didn't lose a set by more than six points on the night, but Wahpeton took the match, 3-1 (25-19, 25-20, 19-25, 26-24).
Hi-Liner senior Jessica Denholm provided 35 assists, senior Danica Diegel three and senior Dierra Diegel two of her own.
Denholm dealt three aces, Danica Diegel two.
Clarisa Olson scooped 18 digs, Denholm 17 and Dierra Diegel 17 more.
Wendel Auto Body is your 2013 Co-ed Softball League champion.
Valley City Parks & Recreation District teams played eight games over four weeks to determine seedings for the league tournament on Sept. 11.
Captainâ€™s Pub played to an 8-0 record for the No. 1 seed. Boomer's Corner Keg finished 5-3 for No. 2. Wendel Auto Body split their games at 4-4 for the third spot. NuBar went No. 4 at 3-5, and Tangen Construction took fifth at 0-8.
Wendel Auto Body beat NuBar 12-4 in their first game and 15-5 in the second on Aug. 7.
Hi-Liner football (1-1), whose offense had soared in a 57-27 win at Trinity the week before, looked to make it two wins in a row as East rival Grafton (1-1), who had blew the doors off of Stanley/Powers Lake, 44-12, came to town on Friday night.
Valley City's offense looked to take off as it had seven days prior, but Grafton junior Zak Hernandez and senior Austin Contreras brought the Hi-Liners back down to Earth, 30-14.
Valley City tennis's 3-2 home loss to Mandan on Friday morning was abbreviated because the traveling Mandan had to travel for a match in Fargo later in the day.
The Fargo Invite on Saturday was cancelled early because of rain, but not before Valley City senior Derek Reimers fell to Willi Ulness of Bismarck, then beat Fargo North junior Ben Mostad in the next match. Hi-Liner eighth-grader Evan Haglund lost to Michael Janes of Barnes County. VC seventh-grader Brighton Smith lost to Brendon Watson of Minot.
Fargo North (1-4 EDC, 1-4 overall) and Valley City (1-4, 1-4) played a tight tennis match on Thursday night in Valley, but North escaped with the 5-4 match win.
"A big thank you goes out to the Valley City Tennis Association for putting on our Tennis Fun Night and grilling hotdogs for everyone," Hi-Liner Head Coach Matt Nielson said.Â "Thanks to the whole Kringlie extended family for making this happen. We appreciate it."
Hi-Liner senior Derek Reimers beat North junior Ben Mostad, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, in singles play.
Derek Elliott ran for 266 yards and two scores in a 56-28 loss to Morningside on Sept. 7.
It took him all of 30 seconds to score his first of four first-quarter touchdowns in the Vikings' 63-20 beatdown of NSAA rival Dakota State on Saturday night.
West Fargo Boys Basketball will sponsor a boys' youth basketball tournament in West Fargo on Nov. 9-10, 2013.
West Fargo Boys Youth Basketball Tournament
November 9-10, 2013
Grades 3-9 boys
Affiliated with West Fargo Boys basketball
Team fees Â $135
Registration deadline Nov. 4
If you have questions, contactÂ Jaysen Schock.
Valley City Public Schools is excited to announce that Mr. Waylon Starr has been named the new Hi-Liner girls' head basketball coach.
Starr is in his seventh year as an educator in Valley City and will begin his second stint as head coach of the girls basketball program. Mr. Starr has been directly involved with the girls' basketball program for six years as an assistant coach, head coach, and athletic director.
Litchville-Marion Montpelier (0-2 overall) hosted Pingree-Buchanon (1-0 District 5) for P-B's first match of the season on Tuesday night.
Pingree-Buchanon kept their season rolling with a hard-fought 3-1 (25-22, 25-12, 25-21) District 5 road win.
P-B's Jordan Thomas scooped 13 digs, Megan Thomas 12. Thomas connected on four aces and Lindsey Saxberg four more. Saxberg piled up 12 assists, Jordan Thomas also elevated for two blocks and 12 kills. Morgan Thomas punished LMM with seven more.