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June 23, 2015
Haussler, others honored for special achievement
The North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association selected seven recipients for its Special Achievement award. Jordan Shearer, Wayne Herman, Steve Miller, Scott Knowlen, Clint Chamberlin, Jim Haussler and the Bishop Ryan girls basketball team were chosen...
June 23, 2015 - 8:18am
March 25, 2015
Jamestown AD Roaldson one of 19 candidates for West Fargo AD position
WEST FARGO – Former West Fargo boys basketball coach Greg Limke and current West Fargo boys and girls soccer coach James Moe are among the...
March 25, 2015 - 6:17pm
February 12, 2014
Other Views: Coach-athlete relations sure have changed
A Fargo coach was fired last week because of a text message he sent to some of his upperclassmen players, challenging their commitment to the Shanley High School baseball program. Joel Swanson wrote that after a successful season in 2013, “we are the team that will have a target...
February 12, 2014 - 7:20am
July 28, 2012
Three JHS athletics meetings Tuesday
A mandatory meeting for all students and their parents that plan to participate in Jamestown High School athletics is scheduled for July 31. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Jamestown High School theatre. Two other meetings will follow at 7 p.m. A meeting for athletes and...
July 28, 2012 - 6:49am
June 20, 2012
Opinion Corner: Some fun with the Forbes list
Tiger Woods ($60 million). LeBron James ($53 million). Kobe Bryant ($52.3 million). Those numbers sound about right for what top athletes should earn in a year. They're known everywhere and are great at what they do. It'd be hard to argue they don't deserve it. All three are in...
June 20, 2012 - 7:11am
April 19, 2012
Opinion Corner: Working from the ground up
Jamestown Public Schools is moving toward something all athletics programs around the country should be going to: unifying its coaching community from the top down. Last month, the Jamestown Public School Board approved a decision to implement vertical communication -- meaning head...
April 19, 2012 - 6:57am
April 16, 2012
New WF school going up
West Fargo -- Drive down Veterans Boulevard south of Interstate 94 to 40th Avenue South and it's hard not to spot large piles of dirt and earth-moving...
April 16, 2012 - 6:38am
February 21, 2012
Manny Ramirez, Athletics reach minor league deal
JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer PHOENIX (AP) -- Manny Ramirez found a taker in Oakland -- at a bargain price. The suspended slugger agreed on a minor league contract Monday with the Athletics that is worth approximately $500,000 if he's added to the big league roster. The...
February 21, 2012 - 1:00am
January 13, 2012
Team preparing strategic plan based on activities survey
Blue Jay pride is strong at Jamestown High School, but athletes there need more support and resources to achieve the best results, according to a recent survey of people involved with the school. Now a panel of community members is preparing a plan to provide those resources and...
January 13, 2012 - 6:00am
November 22, 2011
School Board votes to form new panel for improving activities
After meeting 59 times over the course of the last 14 months, the Athletic and Co-Curricular Activity Committee presented its findings to the Jamestown Public School Board at Monday's School Board meeting. One item recommended by the report, which the board unanimously approved,...
November 22, 2011 - 6:54am
August 11, 2011
Chancellor orders DSU athletic department review
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota University System Chancellor William Goetz has ordered a preliminary review of the Dickinson State University athletic department. University system spokeswoman Debra Anderson tells the Dickinson Press that the process is underway. She says...
August 11, 2011 - 9:15am
August 5, 2011
Letter to the editor: Local School Board is too negative on plan for athletics
After reading the article in the paper about the plan for hiring someone to help our student-athletes become more competitive and successful people, I was very disappointed by some of the comments made by Jamestown Public School Board members. While we may never have the numbers...
August 5, 2011 - 7:17am
August 1, 2011
Jaeger now ND 'combative sports' regulator
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger now has a new job title -- state commissioner of combative sports. Jaeger's office is better known for regulating elections and keeping business records. But for years the secretary of state has also been North Dakota's...
August 1, 2011 - 11:19am
December 25, 2010
Britain's queen delivers annual Christmas message
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II championed the role of sports in building communities Saturday in her annual Christmas message to the nation, crediting athletics with teaching valuable social skills and providing a different perspective on life. The queen's remarks come...
December 25, 2010 - 10:02pm
Letter to the editor: Jamestown High School is in a unique situation
I found the article in the Sept. 18 issue of The Jamestown Sun to be most interesting. I think the situation at Jamestown High School is unique. What other school superintendent can say "parents, students and stakeholders had expressed concerns about the athletic programs in Jamestown,...
September 25, 2010 - 7:27am