October 7th, 2013
After Lunch Bunch action returned on Oct. 1.
Dacotah Bank finished 3-1 against Wesley Acres.
Fairhill Properties won four games against Dirty Johnny's.
Farmers Union Insurance went 3-1 against Bettin's Greenhouse.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City State football moved up two spots to No. 16 in this week's NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll released on Monday.
VCSU (2-0 NSAA, 4-1 overall) comes off a 31-17 Homecoming win over Presentation College. The Vikings trailed 17-10 in the third quarter but scored the final 21 points of the game to stay undefeated in conference play.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
During this evening's Valley City City Commission meeting, local man Bob Drake plans to discuss an armed citizens watch patrol during a public forum. Commissioners will also discuss road construction projects as well as the preliminary engineering design and construction contract for the Interstate 94 Regional Development Coordior. The commission plans to approve the second and final reading of the 2014 budget.
The meeting will be held at City Hall at 5 p.m.
Wear orange and make it end! Bullying, that is. Oct. 9 is Unity Day, and Elevate Within, along with PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center want to stop bullying, and offer creative ways for educators and parents help get the word out that "it's not OK to bully or be bullied."
On Oct. 9, Elevate Within, a local peer support organization headed by Jennifer Pickard, urges everyone to wear orange, whether it's a tee shirt, a bracelet or an orange ribbon, to give bullying victims a show of strength and a day of triumph.
An informational program about changes in health insurance resulting from Obamacare will take place in Valley City Oct. 23, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.
Other sessions sponsored by BCBSND will also take place in other larger cities throughout the state during the month of October.
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
To dedicate the renovation and addition of Valley City State University's Rhoades Science Center, several speakers were present at a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Friday afternoon.
Valley City State faced North Star Athletic Association rival Presentation College in Saturday's Homecoming game, a battle of two 3-1 teams looking to take possession of first place in the conference.
Presentation took advantage of VCSU's aggressive gameplan and led 10-0 after the first quarter, but VCSU outscored the Saints 31-7 in the final three to pull out a 31-17 win and stand alone atop the NSAA.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County North volleyball fell to New Rockford Sheyenne in a 3-0 sweep (16-25, 20-25, 12-25) on Saturday.
Hannah Willson spiked six kills, Sam Wieland five, Abby Undem four.
Jayda Haugen served 11 assists, Wieland four.
Wieland also dealt four aces, Willson one.
Willson blocked two shots, Undem one.
Lexi Rose saved nine digs, Allison Klein eight, Willson and Undem four each.
Marissa Duchsherer provided 19 assists, 10 digs and two aces.
Lacey Grann blocked four shots, spiked 10 kills and saved four digs.
Renelle Allmaras swooped for 14 digs.
Maple Valley volleyball swept District 2 rival Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-19) in Tower City on Thursday night.
Maple Valley Stats:
Katie Pautz served three aces, Megan Kasowski two, Ashley Punton one.
Abbie Tinjum provided 16 assists, Pautz 11 and Punton one.
Rylee Nudell blocked two shots, Kasowski one.
Tinjum scooped 12 digs, Pautz and Kasowski nine each, Nudell seven, Punton four, Kara Smith one.
Nudell spiked 16 kills, Kasowski 13, Pautz two, Punton and Smith one each.
Jessica Lee dealt four aces, Mikayla Larson three.
The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) is an NAIA Five-Star Champions of Character Conference, a distinction bestowed upon conferences in which 60 percent of the member institutions earn Champions of Character Five-Star Institution status.
Through the Champions of Character, the NAIA seeks to create an environment with every student-athlete, coach, official and spectator committed to the true spirit of competition through five core values: integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership.