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I was talking to Worthington Police Officer Jacki Dawson a while back about Special Olympics, and it got me to thinking about the couple of years I spent as a coach. It kind of happened accidentally, ... Posted on 5/20/11 at 9:10 AM
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For the next two weeks, many of us will be glued to the TV, watching the Olympic athletes as they race downhill on their skis and snowboards, compete on the hockey rink and perform feats of strength ... Posted on 2/15/10 at 4:51 AM
I want our Jamestown Blue Jay athletes to know how proud I am and a lot of people are of them. They get up early in the morning or stay for hours after school to practice. They are tired and hungry, but that doesn’t stop them from practicing their hearts out three hours a day, five days a week for at least three months!
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has scheduled its 10th annual Home Team Banquet for March 28. The banquet will be held in the Tom and Francis Leach Gymnasium and Heringer Auditorium at Shiloh Christian School, 1915 Shiloh Drive, Bismarck.
Alison Allmer, Colt Rasmussen, Shannon Fee and Brad Wolbert were named the Jamestown Optimist Athletes of the Week.
Allmer, a sophomore runner for the Jamestown cross country team, finished third at the state Class A meet Saturday at Hillcrest Golf Course in Jamestown. It was her best career finish and the top finish of any Jamestown runner this year.
The Jamestown Optimist Club honored four athletes as the Athletes of the week.
Seniors Niki Schmitz, of the Blue Jay volleyball team, Brooke Lukach, of the Blue Jay swimming and diving team, and Jordan Lynch, of the Blue Jay football team, and sophomore Katie Zent, of the Jimmie volleyball team, and freshman Tom Cooke, of the Jimmie men’s soccer team, were all honored.
Schmitz led the Jays to a 3-4 record in the Bismarck High School/Century High School Volleyball Invitational. She finished with 15 aces, 10 blocks, 12 digs and 64 kills in the two-day tournament.
Jamestown junior girls’ soccer player Jenae Dabill and sophomore girls’ tennis player Sarah Muhs were both named Jamestown Optimist Athletes of the Week.
Dabill scored a goal in Jamestown’s 2-0 win over Bismarck last Thursday in Jamestown.
Muhs finished second over the weekend at the West Fargo Invitational after going 3-1 in the tournament.
The American athletes at the Winter Olympics will be ambassadors for the sporty style synonymous with American fashion.
The Ralph Lauren uniforms created for the opening ceremony and revealed Tuesday include a navy puffer jacket with red stripes, a chunky white turtleneck, white pants and an alpine-style hat — with moose, evergreens and American flags.
By Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press
, February 03, 2010
Jamestown High School’s Brooke Lukach, Andrew Peterson and Chasen Miller, along with Jamestown College’s Katie O’Neill and Kelly Roemmich, were recently selected as the Jamestown Optimist Club’s athletes of the week.
Lukach, a junior gymnast for the Blue Jays, placed in the top four in all four of her events at the Blue/White meet on Jan. 18. Lukach was second on the beam (8.6) and placed second in the all-around competition (34.1).
Peterson, a senior on the Blue Jay basketball team, hit six three-pointers and finished with 24 points in a 72-63 Jamestown victory against Bismarck St. Mary’s.
Jamestown High School’s Brittany Mittleider and Johnny Schmitz, along with Jamestown College’s AnnaLiesa Fauth and Andrew Stoen, were recently selected as the Jamestown Optimist Club’s athletes of the week.
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