Aarhus has been a sportswriter for the Jamestown Sun since May of 2012. Before 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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Class B basketball results from District 5
Jays swimming and diving team continues to work at qualifying for state.
Jays gymnastic squad hits top scores again.
Carrington girls basketball team ranked 8th in final poll.
Turtle Mountain defeats the Jays in high school basketball action.
Jamestown senior Allie Smith had been waiting for this game the entire season. Her teammates likely feel the same way. Meghan Orr had a team-high 13 points and Smith added 10 as Jamestown used a 40-percent effort from the floor to best Turtle Mountain 66-62 in West Region basketball Saturday at the JHS gym. "The shots were finally falling," said Smith, whose point total was a season-high. "We looked in and then kicked out. We had everyone scoring.
JHS wrestling drops match with Minot.
Jays gymnastics squad places second in Fargo.
Win or lose, the Jamestown wrestling team is fun to watch. Yes, they've struggled quite a bit. But I enjoy watching wrestling, especially when a young varsity wrestler shows just a glimpse of what he can be against some of the best competition in the state. For that reason, it's worth watching. Of course, I'm biased. As a part-time sportswriter at The Minot Daily News at just 19, I had been hoping I would get something to call my own. I looked around and appropriately, all of the full-timers had beats.
Winnipeg Blues forward Jake Stilwell committed to Concordia College earlier this week. Stilwell, a 2013 graduate of Jamestown High School, has been playing in Canada for the past two seasons. He was recently honored by the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for his volunteerism in the community. Stilwell said he's happy to have signed with NCAA Division III Concordia partly because his parents, Mark and Mari, met while playing sports for the Cobbers. "My dad was on the hockey team and my mom was on the volleyball team, so being able to attend the same college as my parents means a lot to me and