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Valley City Public Schools Hi-Liner Activity Director, Mike Schultz, announces Smart Restart plan that has been set in place.The plan is to re-open outdoor facilities to organized VCPS sports activities next week, starting on June 8th.The team is awaiting clarification from the NFHS on wheth…

The golf season is finally here! The Times-Record will be featuring a golf course per week highlighting the four hardest, scenic or most interesting holes on the course. This week we have Bjornson Park Municipal Golf Course.

With the true target being gun safety and responsible fun, the Valley City Trap Club kicks off the first rounds on Thursday, June 4th at 5 p.m. and continues for 6 to 8 weeks during the spring league. Shooters will have the option to run the Triple Dog Dares concurrent with the league games.

FARGO, N.D. — With the possibility of playing a full season gone and a partial season set to start in July 2020, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks wanted to find a way to bring baseball fans and the community together for one night in May. In the past 24 years, doing something like this would have…

VALLEY CITY (VCSU) – Valley City State University head football coach Dennis McCulloch has announced changes to the Viking coaching staff for the upcoming 2020 season.

Individuals interested in taking the exam to select candidates for district game warden must register no later than May 27. The test is at 10 a.m., May 29, at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department's main office in Bismarck.

In light of the ever-changing conditions and events surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and the recommendations stated by the Governor of North Dakota, the North Dakota High School Coaches Association and the Optimists regretfully have decided to cancel the 2020 NDHSCA /Optimists All Star Voll…

Criminal charges are expected to be filed against six Barnes County men for their involvement in the illegal taking of big game and other wildlife-related violations in recent months throughout the county, which allegedly includes the poaching of a number of whitetail deer.  Combined, the co…

Spring brings with it the first trips out into a greening countryside.  Whether sneaking off to a favorite shore fishing spot or hanging up some trail cameras to catch the first glimpses of a buck caught on a memory card, spring adventures often set anglers and hunters up against flora and f…

This week marks an important point of return.  I don’t know if that’s a real term, but it’s far less ominous than “the point of no return,” which has had its share of dramas, dark songs and thriller type novels written about it.  The point of return, however, is that point in time where we’r…

Current high school sports officials, as well as individuals interested in joining the officiating ranks, will be able to access online education courses on the NFHS Learning Center for free through July 1.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The NDHSAA Board of Directors has unanimously voted to cancel the remaining 2020 NDHSAA winter postseason basketball tournaments, spring sports seasons and championships, and spring fine arts region and state contests. This decision was made in accordance with Governor’s …

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has received $12.8 million in 2020 as its share of excise taxes paid by America's recreational shooters, hunters, anglers and boaters. Altogether, 56 state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies shared more than $971 million.  

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota American Legion’s Department Executive Committee (DEC) revisited its decision to suspend the 2020 American Legion Baseball season. After a lengthy discussion that included the state’s Legion Baseball chairman, DEC members voted unanimously to affirm the ea…

My first North Dakota bear observation was in the Turtle Mountains north of Dunseith, in an area where it likely would not surprise you to see a black bear.

Wedged into the narrow corner under the removable jumpseat in the big boat which had just come out of storage this weekend, I struggled to aim my headlamp and balance the beam from my phone light at the connectors on top of the battery terminals, the snap of electric sulfur and scent of gear…

Valley City Public Schools activities director Mike Schultz announced the hiring of Rebekah De Pesa as the new Hi-Liner volleyball coach. Coach DePesa will replace Mattie Cruff who resigned in January after two years as the Hi-Liner head coach.

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled an examination to select candidates for the position of district game warden. The test is at 10 a.m., May 29, at the department's main office in Bismarck.

A total of 57,949 North Dakota deer hunters took approximately 37,250 deer during the 2019 deer gun hunting season, according to a post-season survey conducted by the state Game and Fish Department.

VALLEY CITY (NAIA) – The NAIA National Office announced  that it is canceling the entire 2020 spring sports season, effective immediately, due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Rapid City, SD – Having already tasted glory in local, district, and state competitions, Brady Haugen captured Championship on Saturday, March 14, 2020, when he wowed the crowd at the Elks “Hoop Shoot” Northwest Central Regional Championship.  Brady, the 13-year-old son of Lynn and Dawn Haug…

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The finalists for the 2020 North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Mr. and Miss Basketball Award have been announced.

VALLEY CITY (VCSU) – The NAIA National Office announced Monday that it is canceling the entire 2020 spring sports season, effective immediately, due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

The JVC (Jamestown-Valley City) Bantam A hockey team participated in the Bantam A State Hockey Tournament over the weekend in Devils Lake.  Twelve teams from across the state participated over the four day tournament.  The Prowl had a bye in the first round and then faced the Dickinson Outla…

Valley City Junior Peyton Zaun was recently named to the Class A Boys Basketball All-Eastern Dakota Conference (EDC) Team. Zaun, a guard for the Hi-Liners, tied the VCHS school record for second most 3-point shots made in one game when he sank 8 of them in the Hi-Liners’ game against Lisbon …

The Valley City Wrestling team hosted an award ceremony at the Eagles Club earlier this week with Head Coach Aaron Larson and Assistant Coaches Trevor Hansen and Davy Zinke presenting student-athletes with awards. The night started off with the accomplishments this team has made over not onl…

After closing out the East and West Region Tournaments, Class A boys Basketball enters the State Tournament this afternoon. Eight teams from across the state will be in a three-day battle for the coveted state title.

On the first day of the Peewee A NDAHA Silver State Tournament in Dickinson, Jamestown/Valley City Prowl defeated Devils Lake 8-3, advancing to the semifinals on Saturday, where they faced Bismarck Red. There, they defeated Red 3-4, moving on to the championship game versus Bismarck White, a…

We will have a presentation on the New Junior Tennis Pathway from the USTA on Tuesday, March 10th at 7pm in the high school resource center (library).  This is for all parents and community members that want to learn about the new pathway.  Athletes that are interested could attend as well. …

Valley City Girls Basketball ended their season at the East Region Tournament this past weekend, falling in the Elimination Round versus West Fargo Sheyenne. Here are the tournament’s full results:

For those whose child is interested in participating in Valley City High School’s softball or baseball programs this spring, there will be two parent meetings on Tuesday, March 10th.

LaMoure-Litchville/Marion Girls Basketball is headed to the Class B State Tournament for the first time since 2015, after overcoming Kidder County in the Region 3 Championship game. It was a sweet reward for the hard-working lady Loboes, stepping up their game against Kidder County, who knoc…

The 2020 North Dakota State Individual and Team Gymnastic Championships were held in Dickinson over the weekend, with team competition beginning on Friday and individuals on Saturday. At the end of the second day, North Dakota High School Gymnastic’s 2020 champions were named.

The Varsity Hi-Liner girls finished off the double-header this week against the Shanley Deacons. After what started out as a close game against the Deacons, the girls lost to the red and white, 47-76.

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Valley City High School instrumental students competed in the EDC/State small group instrumental contest on Thursday, February 13th at Grand Forks. The contest was held at Poppler’s Music and Calvary Lutheran Church. Valley City entered a total of 13 instrumental groups in the contest. The s…

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