Valley City High School has announced that Tuesday, Oct. 15th will be Pink Night at the Lady Hi-Liners volleyball match against Eastern Dakota Conference rival Devils Lake, in which VCHS will wear special pink warm-ups to show their support for cancer awareness.
Tuesday's match starts at 7 p.m. There will be t-shirt sales and a free will Pass the Hat donation to help Becky Maasjo offset treatment costs in her current battle against cancer.
United Way of Barnes County is "very excited" to host the Sheyenne Valley Shuffle, a 5K Fun Run/Walk this year. The Run was previously coordinated by the Byways Committee, chaired by Mary Lee Nielson and received several positive comments from participating runners and walkers. UWBC says they always seek new and fun ways to be involved in the community and raise funds to assist the agencies in the area and, after meeting with Nielson, decided to take on the event.
Valley City High School Varsity and JV bowling hosted the Sky Lanes meet on Saturday and protected their home lanes, each winning two of three matches and continuing to set the curve in the early season.
"We had many close games in each match, and I felt the guys held it together and bowled well against some very competitive teams," Valley City High School Coach Mary Berntson said. "We had a good weekend, and I have started to see some improvement in their game. I believe the team was happy with their performance."
Griggs/Barnes County football looked to celebrate Homecoming with an upset of AA No. 1-ranked Bishop Ryan on Friday night, but Bishop Ryan led 30-0 at halftime with a powerful rushing attack en route to a 44-7 win.
Hi-Liner cross country raced in the Eastern Dakota Conference Championships at Lincoln Drive Park in Grand Forks on Saturday, enduring wet, windy, and sloppy conditions on the way to Mikayla Ross's All-Eastern Dakota Conference Team-qualifying performance and three team Top-10 finishes.
"The footing might have been miserable, but the kids really had fun running and slipping through the mud and the muck," Hi-Liner Cross Country Head Coach Brian Engelhard said. "It was great to see their smiles after the finish, while being covered from head-to-toe with mud."
After Lunch Bunch Oct. 8 bowling results:
Fairhill Properties won four games against Farmers Union Insurance.
Dacotah Bank and Bettin's Greenhouse split 2-2.
Wesley Acres took four games from Dirty Johnny's.