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Sports Shorts: Aug. 23 (9-man football poll)

Imperials ranked No. 4

Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter is ranked fourth in the first 9-man football statewide media poll of the 2018 season, as voted on by members of the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The Imperials edged Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page 14-6 in week 1 and host LaMoure-L-M this Friday.

Top-ranked Thompson cruised 36-6 over Cavalier last week and garnered eight of 12 first-place votes. New Rockford-Sheyenne and Oakes received votes the poll.

NDAPSSA 9-man Football Poll

(First-place votes in parenthesis)

Team Rec. Pts.

1. Thompson (8) 1-0 66

2. New Salem-Almont (6) 1-0 48

3. Shiloh Christian (1) 1-0 32

4. Napoleon-G-S 1-0 15

5. Mayville-Portland 1-0 13

5. Ray-Powers Lake 1-0 13

Others receiving votes: New Rockford-Sheyenne (1-0), St. John (1-0), Mohall-L-S (1-1), Oakes (1-0), Richland (1-0), Cavalier (0-1).

Jays ranked 5th in WDA

Jamestown High School volleyball is ranked fifth of 11 teams in the annual Western Dakota Association preseason coaches' poll.

Bismarck Century, the three-time defending Class A state champion, is selected by coaches to win the region. Jamestown, the 2017 Class A state tournament runner-up, opens the season this Friday with a conference match at Turtle Mountain.

WDA Preseason Coaches' Volleyball Poll

(First-place votes in parenthesis)

Team Pts.

1. Bismarck Century (7) 97

2. Mandan (3) 89

3. Bismarck Legacy (1) 78

4. Bismarck 71

5. Jamestown 70

6. Bismarck St. Mary's 59

7. Minot 46

8. Dickinson 36

9. Williston 28

10. Watford City 21

11. Turtle Mountain 10

City fall volleyball leagues

Jamestown Parks and Recreation has announced teams are forming for a 10-week women's fall volleyball league ($250 per team) and a 15-week, three division co-ed volleyball league ($300 per team).

Registration forms are available at the Parks and Rec. office (1002 2nd Ave. SE) or online at www.jamestownparksandrec.com. Registration deadlines are Sept. 24 for women's league and Sept. 26 for co-ed league. Call John at 252-4320 for further information.

Hillcrest ladies' day winners

Coralynn Dallmann recorded the longest drive on Hole 6 during ladies' day activities at Hillcrest Golf Course on Aug. 21.

Dallmann also collected the closest third shot on Hole 9, knocking the ball into the hole. Evie Burgard's par 4 score of 54 won the mystery game and Arlene Rexine won the door prize.

Hillcrest pro shop hours

The Hillcrest Golf Course pro shop hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily until Aug. 26. Hours change to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily beginning Aug. 27.

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