September 12th, 2013
Runners interested in participating in the 2013 Krollâ€™s Diner Bismarck Marathon or 5k and 10k races have just two days left to sign up. Online registration ends midnight Friday, Sept. 13. Runners can register at bismarckmarathon.com to participate in the upcoming event.
The Krollâ€™s Diner Bismarck Marathon is Saturday, Sept. 21 at Cottonwood Park in Bismarck. The 26.2-mile course is a two-loop format that begins in Cottonwood Park and runs around the University of Mary campus.
LaMoure volleyball (1-0 overall) defeated Edgeley-Kulm (0-1 Class District 5, 0-1), 3-0 (25-9, 25-8, 25-14), on Tuesday night.
LaMoure's Jade Wagner racked up six aces, Anna Holen four, Abby Warcken four and Courtney Carlson two more.
Wagner supplied 16 assists, Jackie Meiklejohn 15 of her own.
Talitha Hirschkorn registered four blocks, Kennedy Witt two and Siri Armitage one.
Warcken hustled for 23 digs, Carlson 17 and Holen 11.
Carlson punished the Rebels for 11 kills, Holen eight, Hirschkorn seven and Armitage four.
LaMoure's B and C Teams also won, 2-0 each.
AFTER LUNCH BUNCH Bowling
Dirty Johnny's won all four games via their absentee opponent.
Bettins Greenhouse went 3-1 against Dacotah Bank.
Fairhill Properties finished 3-1 against Farmers Union Insurance
STANDINGS (Through Sept. 10):
Fairhill Properties 6-2
Dirty Johnny's 6-2
Farmers Union 5-3
Dacotah Bank 3-5
HIGH TEAM GAME: Dacotah Bank (729)
HIGH TEAM TOTAL: Fairhill Properties (2,069)
INDIVIDUAL HIGH (SINGLE GAME): Mary Tangen (191)
INDIVIDUAL HIGH (THREE GAMES): Cheryl Olson (510)
If you hear the roar of thunder, youâ€™d better head for cover.
Valley City Thunder Football starts its 13th season in 2013.
â€śWhen we first started this program, our goal was to make the Thunder Football program a strong and rich tradition in youth football," said Thunder Football Director Mike Lentz. "Thirteen years later, our numbers are great, the excitement is there and the support from the community is overwhelming."
Editor's Note: The recent arrests of two Valley City residents for possessing a sellable amount of methampethamine brought attention to the prevalence of drug use in the area. For the next couple of weeks, reporter Bonnie Jo Hanson will examine drug use in and around Valley City and its effects on the community. The first two articles detail the two most common abused drugs locally, methamphetamine and marijuana. In future articles, Hanson will explore what it's like to be an addict, the financial and personal costs of using illegal drugs, and what might done to slow the epidemic.
Shane Ost of Valley City State and Kameron Hunter of Jamestown were named the first Co-North Star Athletic Association Menâ€™s Golfers of the Week, the NSAA announced Monday.
Ost continued his hot start to the fall golf season with an even-par 72 and a first-place finish in the Bismarck State Mystics Invitational on Sept. 3. Ostâ€™s big day paced the Viking menâ€™s golf team to a score of 307 and a first-place finish at the six-team meet.
Jamestown volleyball (8-4) brought a four-game win streak to town against Valley City State (4-7), who were on a two-game win streak of their own, for the first North Star Athletic Conference clash between the rivals on Wednesday night.
Scoring streaks told the story of the back-and-forth match â€” seven-and-eight-point leads did not last long for either squad â€” but Jamestown took the match, 3-0 (25-21, 29-27, 25-19).
Hi-Liner tennis (1-3 EDC, 1-3 overall) looked to make it two wins in a row as West Fargo (4-1, 8-1) came to town for a conference match on Tuesday night.
The veteran Packers had other ideas, and came away with a 9-0 win.
Hi-Liner volleyball (1-1, 5-3) looked to keep third place in the Eastern Dakota Conference as they hosted conference rival Shanley (3-0, 9-0) on Tuesday night after rallying from a two-set deficit in a 3-2 loss to Fargo Davies the night before.
Valley City kept it close in all three games, but Shanley powered to a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-19) win.
Jessica Denholm led the Hi-Liners in assists with 23. Ellie Winter added three, and Danica Diegel two more.
Denholm connected on Valley City's lone ace and totaled 13 digs, Claire Olson 12, Dierra Diegel 11.
Barnes County native Stacey Lilja of Leonard was one of the members of the North Dakota State University Extension Service's sixth Rural Leadership North Dakota class.
"I'm extremely honored to be chosen,â€ť Lilja said Wednesday.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.