March 5th, 2014
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners voted 4-1 to add a seventh road officer to the Barnes County Sheriff Department. Commissioner John Froelich voted no. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Customers who visited Valley City's Shopko Hometown store from Dec. 1 through Dec. 24, 2013, helped contribute $2,000 to the Valley City Public School District.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Class B Girls Regional Tournament Schedule
Region 1 Tournament
Maple Valley (2nd place District 2) vs. North Sargent (3rd place District 1), 4:30 p.m. March 10 at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.
Region 3 Tournament
Barnes County North (4th place District 5) vs. South Border (District 6 winner), 6 p.m. March 10 at Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock High School
LaMoure/Litchville-Marion (District 5 winner) vs. Linton/HMB (4th place District 6), 3 p.m. March 10 at Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock High School
Valley City State senior guard Aaron Duske and junior guard AJ McDonald were named to the North Star Athletic Association Menâ€™s Basketball All-Conference Team, the NSAA announced Tuesday.
Duske, of Buffalo, Minn., one of five First Team All-Conference selections, averaged 14.9 points and seven rebounds this season and reached 1,000 career points earlier in the year. He graduates with 1,375 points, which ranks him seventh in school history, scored 20 or more points in five games, and 19 times he reached double figures. Duske was the only senior on the team this year.
Eastern Dakota Conference Girls Tournament No. 4 seed Valley City figured out No. 5 seed Fargo Northâ€™s 2-3 zone early in Tuesdayâ€™s semifinal and rode junior guard Claire Olsonâ€™s double-double to a 65-50 win as three Hi-Liners in all scored double-digit points.
Valley City faces No. 1, Class A second-ranked West Fargo in the semifinals at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Fargo Civic Center. With a win, the Hi-Liners enter the EDC Championship at 6 p.m. Saturday at North Dakota State University. With a loss, Valley City plays a State qualifier Saturday at 11 a.m. at NDSU.
Washington Elementary School is thanking local businesses and organizations for their financial help in making the school's Accelerated Reading Program a success. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Kristi Brandt, principal at Valley City High School, was recently awarded the â€śPatriot Awardâ€ť by the North Dakota Committee, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Maple Valley 5-foot-10-inch sophomore forward Rylee Nudell put her top-seed, fourth-ranked Raiders on her back with a 23-point, 12-rebound double-double in Mondayâ€™s District 2 Tournament championship game, but Central Cass 6-foot-3-inch senior center Faith Dooley came alive in the second half to help the second-seed, eighth-ranked Squirrels hang on late and avenge Jan. 25â€™s 51-43 loss at Maple Valley, 58-52 at the Fargo Civic Center.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Hi-Liner wrestling coach Aaron Larson announced that the Valley City High School Wrestling Awards Banquet (with a light lunch) will take place on Thursday, March 13 at 6 p.m.
A father/son dual will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Hi-Liner Activity Center. Coach Beckman has agreed to coach the Fathers team.
Confirmed bouts to date:
220-pound sophomore Jordan Magnuson vs. Scott Magnuson ("This one will be worth the price of admission," Hi-Liner Activites Director Martin Bratrud wrote)
160-pound senior Mark Miller vs. Scott Miller
Stemen Farms, Inc. are your Classic League Tournament champions, and Pine Country Nursery are your Olympic League Tournament champions.
Stemen Farms took the fifth seed in the Classic League Tournament and knocked off No. 4 Labor Club 60-31 in the first round before upsetting No. 1 Smith Farms 81-78 in the quarterfinals and No. 2 seed Nodak Mutual
Insurance 79-70 for the championship.