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9-13 Local Digest

September 12, 2012

9-13 local digest
NDOA Names HOF Inductees
The North Dakota Officials Association (NDOA) announces the inductees to the 2012-13 Hall ofFame as determined at its recent Board of Directors Meeting.  The inductees will be recognized and receive awards at various North Dakota High School Activities Association (NDHSAA) events during the 2012-13 school year.
Inductees will be David Johnson, a long-time basketball official from Minnewaukan who officiated 38 state basketball tournaments during his illustrious career;  Kim Anderson, a current football and basketball official from Dickinson who has also officiated 38 different state basketball tournaments and 9 state football championship games ; David Wenger, a retired basketball and football official from Williston that officiated 15 different state basketball tournaments and a pair of state football championship games during his 35-year career; David Rochholz, a retired wrestling official from Minot whose 37-year career (22 in North Dakota and 15 out of state) included 13 NDHSAA state wrestling tournaments; and Bill Mitchell, a retired football and basketball official from Fargo, who worked 3 state football championship games during his 40-year career in the Red River Valley Officials Association.
The NDOA has inducted 109 officials into its Hall of Fame since the inaugural class in 1965.  Plaques commemorating all Hall of Fame members are housed in the North Dakota Athletic Hall of Fame, located inside the Jamestown Civic Center.

Barnes Co. North V-ball Loses
The Barnes County North volleyball lost a close match to PBK Tuesday in Pingree.
The Bison lost 25-23, 25-14, 26-24 but put together a flurry of aces, including six from Allison Klein, four from Kayla Erker and three from Samantha Wieland.

Youth Bowling League Starting

Valley City Youth Bowling Leagues will be starting this weekend at Sky Lanes in Valley City.
Saturday will include grades 3-6 at 9:30 a.m. and kindergarten through second grades at 11 a.m. Sunday will kick off leagues for Grades 7-12 at Sky Lanes.
The program offers league play, tournament play, scholarships and, most importantly, a fun time.
The Valley City Youth Bowling Leagues are open to all area youth in grades K thru 12. Each league runs approximately 21 weeks. New members welcome at anytime during season.
Questions contact: Mary Berntson at 840-0622 or 845-4704

VCHS Bowling Goes 2-1 at Red River
Strong leadership by senior and co-captain Jared Swanberg and strong performances by teammates Levi Nix and Brett Hejtmanek led the Valley City High School bowling team to an easy win over Fargo North as the team went 2-1 in its opening matches of the season.
In the second match, Valley City was pinned against a strong Fargo South team dropping all 5 games. Swanberg had a strong showing with an 84% fill percentage and Hejtmanek at 80%.
Valley City got behind a strong performance by Nix in the third match, in which the team beat West Fargo.
Levi Nix had an errorless match with a 100% fill percentage. Swanberg, Hejtmanek, and Austin Lura
all had strong performances and showed great teamwork.
First week percentage leader: Levi Nix - 80 percent. Team Average – 171.00
Valley City Junior Varsity dropped their first match of the season to Griggs County. First year member Austen Dahl lead the JV with a 60% fill percentage. Match two: JV bowlers claimed an easy victory over Fargo South, winning all five games. Dahl again led the team with a 90% fill percentage. In the third match West Fargo proved to be too much for the JV team only allowing one win in the five games. The lack of converted spares was costly to the team.
First week percentage leader: Austen Dahl - 64.52 percent. Team Average – 127.07.
Next meet Saturday at Oakes Bowling Center, Jr Varsity starting at 10 a.m. and Varsity at 2 p.m.

Varsity League Standings:
Fargo South 3-0
Valley City 2-1
Fargo North 2-1
West Fargo 1-2
Oakes 1-2
Moorhead 0-3

Jr. Varsity League Standings:
West Fargo 3-0
Griggs Co. 2-1
Valley City 1-2
Fargo South 0-3

-Mary Berntson

Local Bowling results
After Lunch Bunch
Sept. 11
Farmers Union Insurance won 4 from Fairhill Properties; Dirty Johnny's won 4 from ghost; Bettins Floral-Greenhouse won 3 from Dacotah Bank
Standings
Dirty Johnny's 8-0
Dacotah Bank 5-3
Bettins 4-0
Farmers Union Ins. 4-0
Fairhill Properties 3-5

High team game: Bettins 813.
High team series: Bettins 2165.
High ind. game: Doris Weller 188.
High ind. series: Weller 522.

High averages: Weller 166, Cheryl Olson and Janell Becker 155, Sheila Cuypers 153.

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