September 9th, 2013
The After Lunch Bunch women's league was in action on Sept. 3 for three four-game matchups among five teams.
Farmers Union Insurance finished 4-0 because they had no opponent present. Fairhill Properties went 3-1 against Bettin's Greenhouse. Dacotah Bank split its series against Dirty Johnny's, 2-2.
Fairhill Properties set the game-high team score with 718 pins.
Farmers Union set the total high score with 2037 pins.
Cheryl Olson recorded the single-game high score with 208 pins. Her 525 was the three-game high score, and she was the only bowler to break 500 pins on the day.
Valley City's Hi-Lo Bowling league was in action on Sept. 3.
20/20 Auto Center split its series against Chrissy Faye Photography at two games each.
Service Master also drew its series, 2-2, against Bank Forward.
Valley Lumber went 3-1 against Sky Lanes, as did Leevers Foods against J & S Ladies.
20/20 Auto Center set the single-game team high score at 797 pins.
Service Master racked up the total team high with 2,205.
Stephanie Schuldheisz was the single-game high scorer with 194.
The VC Tennis Association will host a Fall Tennis Fun Nite on Thursday, September 12th from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
"Join us for a free hot dog supper and cheer on the VCHS Boys tennis team as they host Fargo North at the North Court tennis complex," said Susan Kringlie of the VC Tennis Association.
Hi-Liner harriers finished in the Top 15 in every race at the Griggs County Central Meet on Saturday.
Griggs Barnes County football surrendered 32 points in their defeat at Central Cass on Aug. 30. Maple Valley/Enderlin scored only eight points in their win on the same night against Northern Cass. Something had to give as the teams faced each other at Ellig Field on Friday night.
The Titans started strong, but an excess of penalties and miscues led to a 36-17 Falcons win.
Read the full article in Sept. 9's Times-Record.
Valley City volleyball (4-2 overall) journeyed to Devils Lake (1-6) for their Eastern Dakota Conference opener on Tuesday.
The upstart Hi-Liners returned with a win in straight sets: 25-13, 25-14, 25-14.
Jessica Denholm dished out 19 assists. Ellie Winter supplied two more.
Denholm also racked up four aces. Madison Taylor and Charlotte Huschka added three each.
Huschka and Denholm swooped for six digs apiece. Clarisa Olson finished the night with five of her own.
Danica Diegel stuffed the Firebirds for two blocks.
Taylor notched seven kills, Olson six and Diegel five.
Enderlin welcomed Litchville-Marion/Montpelier on Thursday night and opened a 4-1 lead in the first set until LMM drew to 5-4.
The Eagles built a 16-5 lead before winning Set 1, 25-11.
Enderlin jumped out 6-0 in Set 2 before the Rebels took a timeout, and inflated the lead to 16-2 before Rebel defensive specialist Courtenay Miedema put her team on a four-point run on four straight serves to trail 16-6. The Eagles ended the set with a 9-4 run to win Set 2, 25-10.
Set 3 was all Enderlin as the Eagles opened a 7-0 run and continued to a 15-1 win to sweep the evening, 3-0.
Barnes County Commissioners are looking for a way to be be better heard at commission meetings.
Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 3, the five-member board heard a report on microphones from Management of Information Systems Department Director Jason Thiel.
Asked about a better sound system for the commission room, Thiel said a new set of microphones for commissioners plus a portable microphone for members of the public wanting to speak would cost about $2,235.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
Students in Valley City State University's conservation biology class spent part of Friday afternoon at the Valley City National Fish Hatchery picnic area, planning and and working on a pollinator garden they are working on as part of the class.
Said Casey Williams, VCSU fisheries biology professor at VCSU, â€śThe students are building a pollinator garden, trying to get it ready to get native plants in the ground.â€ť
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City man Chuck Bowen has opened a new welding shop near the city. Bowen Welding, located in the old Trader Brothers building at 3175 117th Avenue Southeast, is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bowen said he does farm repairs, welding projects for vehicles and various other jobs. He can be reached at (701) 840-5988.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.