October 14th, 2014
Edgeley-Kulm 5-foot, 6-inch junior libero Baylee Berg put the Rebels on her back with 35 assists and 29 digs in trading sets at Barnes County North on Tuesday night, but Jayda Haugenâ€™s 32 assists, 11 digs, two aces and a block helped the Bison secure the 3-2 (25-20, 18-25, 25-20, 23-25, 15-6) District 5 win.
Turnover can be good for business, but not if your business is football.
Fargo Shanley ended five Hi-Liner drives with takeaways and lost a pair of fumbles at Hanna Field on Tuesday night, but it took a Deacon interception with 1:30 left in the fourth quarter to truly finish the Hi-Liners, 20-14.
â€śIt hurts me too because you played your hearts out,â€ť said Hi-Liner coach John Cunningham, who insisted that the superior team did not come out on top. â€śI want to play these guys again right now â€” if this doesnâ€™t motivate you for Saturday, I donâ€™t know what does.â€ť
An accident involving a car and a semi-truck on Interstate 94 in Valley City resulted in an injury Friday evening.
At about 7:20 p.m., the Valley City Fire Department, along with the Valley City Police Department and North Dakota Highway Patrol, responded to the accident in the westbound lane of I-94 at the west Valley City exit.
According to VCFD Chief Gary Retterath, the driver of the car was extricated from the vehicle after it collided with a semi, went into a ditch and caught on fire. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived on the scene, said Retterath.
North Dakota voters will determine by voting on Measure 8 if school classes must begin after Labor Day in the November General Election. Valley City Public Schools Superintendent Dean Koppelman said that while he understands the benefit of delaying classes until then, he believes each school district should be able to develop their own calendars, based on many factors within the district and community. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Architectural work on Valley City State University's renovated Rhoades Science Center has earned VCSU and its architect for the project, JLG Architects, an outstanding design award from the American School & University magazine. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Both the Barnes County Wildlife Federation and Ducks Unlimited support passage of Measure 5, the Wildlife funding measure that will appear on the November general election ballot, said Becky Mahlum and Steve Adair with Ducks Unlimited, and Barnes County farmer Dick Monson. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Sometimes volleyball comes down to making fewer mistakes, as was the case Monday night when North Dakota Class B Maple Valley, the pride of Tower City, N.D., home to fewer than 300 people, hosted 6A Park Christian of Moorhead, Minn., a city of just over 39,000.
Maple Valley and Park Christian traded the first two sets, but Raider resilience came through to take the final two back-and-forth sets, 3-1 (25-14, 19-25, 25-19, 25-23).
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Sharon Michael, Sophie Boe, Presley Curtis, Rebecca Thompson and Heather Fischer, Valley Cityâ€™s junior high girls who have done little but win this season, outran Fargo Shanley/Oak Grove by six points in 50-degree, south-wind conditions Saturday at Ponderosa Golf Course in Glyndon, Minn., to claim the nine-team Junior High Girls division.
â€śThat was one awesome display of running by these girls, and they have been doing it all season long,â€ť cross country head coach Brian Engelhard said. â€śOur younger girls are going to be fun to follow in the upcoming years.â€ť
In recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Barnes County Relay For Life partners with Valley City State football to raise awareness of the significance of cancer in the community and to work together to raise funds to fight the disease.
Barnes County Relay for Life encourages the community to join them at Shelly Ellig Field at Lokken Stadium at 3 p.m. Saturday for the Valley City State football game against Dickinson State to cheer on the Vikings and to join in the fight against cancer.
St. Catherineâ€™s Knights of Columbus will sponsor a free throw hoop shoot contest on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Hi-Liner Activity Center.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., the contest, open to all boys and girls ages 10 to 14, at 10 a.m.
Participants must have reached their 10th birthday by Jan. 1, 2014, or not have turned 15 after Jan. 1, 2014. All participants must complete a registration form and bring a copy of their birth certificate to the contest. Registration forms are available Saturday, Nov. 1 at the HAC.