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Coit, Hi-Liners Rope Packers

September 24, 2014

Sam Coit’s 41 assists lifted Valley City over West Fargo, 3-1 (14-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-22) on the road Tuesday in a two-point Eastern Dakota Conference win, the Hi-Liners’ 11th straight including Saturday’s Optimist Tournament championship and 12th in their last 15 matches.

Claire Olson came away with 18 kills, 11 digs and a block, Brenna Dieterle 13 kills and a block, Charlotte Huschka 11 digs and an ace, Bekah Peterson eight digs and three aces, Ellie Winter seven kills, Madison McDaniel four aces, and Sadie Klingenberg an ace.

BROTHERS AND BULLS: Bull-Riding Brothers Qualify for Badlands Circuit Finals

September 24, 2014

For Jeff and Joe Bertus, brotherly love goes along with rodeo.

The brothers are both bull riders, and are good at it, too; both are ranked in pro rodeo’s regional standings for the Dakotas, the Badlands Circuit, as No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.

They grew up in Avon, S.D., with Jeff the elder brother by two years. After
the boys watched the movie “Eight Seconds,” featuring bull rider Lane Frost, they fell in love with the thought of bull riding.

“We thought it was the coolest thing in the world,” Joe said.

Ayr Field Target Matches Begin

September 23, 2014

The Ayr Rifles Sportsman’s Club hosted an outside Field Target Match Saturday in the park in Ayr, N.D., on a sunny but blustery day when 29 shooters, youth and adults, participated in what is planned to be the first of many more Field Target matches in Ayr.

TURN UP FOR REGIONALS: Hi-Liners Send Wahpeton Home, Face No. 1 Grand Forks Central Thursday

September 23, 2014

Eighth-seed Valley City welcomed ninth-seed Wahpeton for Tuesday’s Eastern Dakota Conference Play-In, then showed the Huskies the door with a 4-1 win.

“We’re riding this all the way to State,” Sam Jenson said.

Valley City goes from fightin’ and survivin’ to stayin’ alive as they challenge No. 1 Grand Forks Central at 10 a.m. Thursday. Junior varsity hosts Jamestown at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Viking League: Week 1

September 22, 2014

5 Star Bucking Bulls/Christensen Trucking won three of four games against YO 11

Tavern 94 won three of four games against K&S Carpet Cleaning

Enterprise and City Lights split, 2-2

J&S Marketing split with Pizza Corner, 2-2

High Team Game
K&S Carpet Cleaning 1,124

High Team Series
J&S Marketing 3,136

High Indiv. Game
Jim Korf 247

High Indiv. Series
Jim Korf 692

200s

After Lunch Bunch: Sept. 16

September 22, 2014

Fairhill Properties won all four against a ghost

Dazey Auto Body won three of four against Bettin’s Greenhouse

Farmers Union Insurance won three of four against Dacotah Bank

High Indiv. Game
Cheryl Olson 202

High Indiv. Series
Janell Becker 460

High Team Game and Series
Fairhill Properties 740 and 2087

High Averages
Cheryl Olson 158
Jeri Blaufuss 155
Janell Becker 151

Standings
Farmers Union 9-3
Fairhill Properties 9-3
Dazey Auto Body 8-4
Bettin’s 5-7
Dacotah Bank 5-7

Olson, Hi-Liners Win Optimist Tournament

September 22, 2014

Hi-Liner volleyball became Valley City Optimist Tournament champions for the first time on Saturday with six sweeps in seven matches, after which senior middle hitter Claire Olson made the Optimist Tournament Team.

Valley City defeated Northern Cass, 2-0 (25-13, 25-19).
Valley City defeated Carrington, 2-0 (25-19, 25-18).
Valley City defeated Oakes, 2-0 (25-18, 25-22).
Valley City defeated Sargent Central, 2-1 (23-25, 25-20, 15-10).
Valley City def. Mayville-Portland CC 2-0 (25-19, 25-22).
Valley City defeated Larimore, 2-0 (25-18, 25-18).

Zarak, No. 3 Huskies Bite Hi-Liners

September 22, 2014

Nate Rodriguez and Lucas Jury ran for touchdowns and Jared Lentz threw another against No. 3 Wahpeton at home on Friday night, but this one was for the dogs as Husky junior quarterback Carson Zarak threw two scores and ran for three more in a 42-18 win.

Valley City opened with a 70-yard drive that Rodriguez’s four-yard touchdown run completed, but Wahpeton junior running back Tyler Wohlers picked up three yards for a score, Zarak one yard for another with senior wide receiver Zach Bellmore’s two-point catch, and a 14-6 lead through the first stanza.

Michael, Junior Varsity Girls Win at Blue & White Invite

September 22, 2014

Mikaylah Ross and Casey Engelhard both had eighth-place finishes in their varsity races at the Valley City Bill Jansen Blue White Invite Cross Country Meet. The conditions turned windy, rainy, and sloppy for the varsity races, but still some decent times were posted on the day.

FOOTBALL WIZARD: Kuntz’s 4 TDs Give South Border Upset of No. 5 LaMoure/Litchville-Marion

September 22, 2014

That South Border Kuntz kid sure plays a mean football.

One-hundred eighty-five pound senior running back Brayden Kuntz scored two of his four touchdowns in the span of a minute in the fourth quarter at LaMoure’s Townsend Field on Friday to give the No. 5 Homecoming Region 1 rival Loboes their first loss, 32-26.

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