September 9th, 2013
Shane Ost ledÂ men's competition on Sunday with a 71 on Day 1 of the Lake Region State Invitational on Sunday. Bismarck State College's Matt Schirado and Laramie Keplin of United Tribes Technical College tied at 72 for second place.
Tyler Stevens tied for 4th with a 75, Ben Sorenson and Beau Diegel entered a 7th-place tie at 78, and Darren Young took 9th with a 79.
Day 2 began in the rain Monday at 9 a.m.
Ost finished 3rd on a rainy Day 2, Sorenson, Stevens and Young tied for 7th, and Diegel took 10th.
The Viking men's team took 2nd overall.
Derek Elliott of Valley City State was selected as a North Star Athletic Association Football Player of the Week, the NSAA announced Monday.
Elliott ran for a career-high 266 yards, the second-highest single game total in VCSU football program history, in the Vikings' 56-28 loss to NAIA No. 1 Morningside University on Saturday.
Elliott averaged 11.5 yards per carry and recorded touchdown runs of 77, 64 and 23 yards, as well as a successful 2-point conversion.
Noah Gabel of Valley City and Matthew Trader of Grand Forks won the North Dakota Horseshoe Cadet Doubles Tournament championship in a three-way tie playoff, finishing first in Class A.
Gabel turned in the high game of the class at 60%, and turned in another 53.33% game.
Trader completed two 50% games.
Valley City (1-0, 5-2) and Fargo Davies (2-0, 8-1) locked horns on Monday night for an Eastern Dakota Conference clash as the third-place Hi-Liners looked to replace the Eagles in second place behind undefeated Fargo Shanley.
The Hi-Liners rallied from a 2-0 deficit to force a fifth and final set, but it was the Eagles who held on for a 3-2 (25-16, 25-12, 26-28, 20-25, 15-9) win.
Read the full article in Sept. 10's Times-Record.
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.