Aarhus has been a sportswriter for the Jamestown Sun since May of 2012. Prior to that, he was the sports editor at the Minot Daily News and The Daily Republic in Mitchell, S.D. He also worked as a sports writer at The Dickinson Press. He was honored as North Dakota's Sportswriter of the Year for 2014.
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Jays ready for state basketball tournament.
When Noah Wanzek dunks the basketball, Jamestown coach Luke Anderson knows it means a surge in play.
Oakes struggled to stop Linton-Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock senior Jonathon Purintun from scoring in the lane on Tuesday. But on the other end of the floor, the penetration was even greater. Thanks to points in the paint, the Tornadoes advanced to the Region 3 championship game with a 72-69 victory Tuesday at the Civic Center. They play LaMoure-Litchville-Marion for the title Thursday, which is a rematch of the District 5 championship game that Oakes won. "Nothing is easy at this stage of the game," Oakes coach Brandon Bata said.
Oakes advances to Region title game.
Jays ready for state tournament play.
Fourteen years isn’t a long time in the scope of life. In Class A basketball, it can feel like an eternity. A 72-69 win over Dickinson at the West Region...
Ryan Schneider enjoys driving hard to the basket, grabbing difficult rebounds and scoring on putbacks. It’s that blue-collar attitude that gets him fired up. “I like working hard,” the 6-foot-3...
A full-court press lifted Oakes out of a back-and-forth affair and propelled it to the Region 3 tournament semifinals. The Tornadoes turned up the heat late in the first half,...
L-L-M girls basketball squad picks up third at state Class B tournament.
Jays score 106 points at state swimming meet.