The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) announced its Men's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team and honors on Monday, which included Valley City State 6' 4" senior guard Aaron Duske of Buffalo, Minn., and 5' 10" junior guard A.J. McDonald of Killeen, Texas.
Derek Elliott of Valley City State was named North Star Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week, Josh Licht of Dakota State the Defensive Player of the Week and Dylan Torgerson of Mayville State the Special Teams Player of the Week.
NAIA No. 22 Valley City State football hosted Division III opponent Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday in a physical battle from which the Gusties, behind senior running back Jeffrey Dubose's 203 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns to become the Gusties' career rushing touchdown leader with 38, and sophomore quarterback Mitch Hendricks' 102 passing yards and three touchdown passes to three different receivers, emerged with a 42-21 win.