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Ben Smith was pleasantly surprised by the showing his swimmers and divers turned in against a strong field on Saturday. The Blue Jays placed third out of nine teams in...
The University of Jamestown held Dakota State’s powerful offense in check as well as anybody has this season. But the 24th-ranked Trojans capitalized on some Jimmie miscues en route to...
Dean Stork is not a fan of shootouts. Few hockey purists are, but in game 2 of the University of Jamestown hockey program there it was. Tied 2-2 after 65...
The University of Jamestown's baseball doubleheader at Mayville State scheduled for Sunday has been postponed. The games will be rescheduled, but no date has yet been set. The Jimmies are...
After a stellar start to the season, it's been a couple of shaky weeks for the Jimmie 'D.' Having allowed 99 points over the last two games, the University of Jamestown football team is in Madison, S.D. today to face one of the premier offenses in the NAIA. The game starts at 4 p.m. Dakota State, ranked No. 24 in the latest top 25 poll, is 3-1 and averaging 43.3 points per game. All those points haven't come against cupcakes either. The Trojans have two wins over ranked teams, including No. 16 Dakota Wesleyan.
Dickinson proved to be effective mudders Friday night at Ernie Gates Field. Typically a big-play offense through the air, the Midgets completed just one pass against Jamestown, but churned out 285 yards on the ground in an 18-0 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night. Persistent, and heavy rain at times in the first half made for a tough night for the offenses, but Dickinson's ground game prevailed.
Dickinson proved to be effective mudders Friday night at Ernie Gates Field. Typically a big-play offense through the air, the Midgets completed just one pass against Jamestown, but churned out...
One-third of the Jimmies' final 21 matches of the season will come against ranked teams. That's just fine by University of Jamestown head volleyball coach Jon Hegerle. Ranked No. 22 in the latest NAIA top 25 poll, the Jimmies play their home opener tonight at 7 against Waldorf College (Iowa). The Jimmies (8-5) wade into much deeper waters on Saturday as No. 5 Viterbo University (Wisconsin) is here in a highly anticipated match.
Bad starts have doomed the Blue Jays in their last three football games. With Dickinson in town for homecoming tonight, Jamestown is hoping to keep things interesting late. "We haven't been able to get positive momentum on our side," JHS head coach Bill Nelson said. "We gotta find a way to turn that around. You don't want to feel like you're playing uphill right away." There's been a handful of reasons for the rough starts: turnovers, penalties, special teams mistakes, all have come early and often in the Blue Jays' three-game losing streak.
Sewing up the No. 4 spot in the West Region tennis standings was a two-part scenario for the Jamestown High School tennis team. Thursday night under the lights at Bolinger Courts, the Blue Jays took care of their end of the bargain with a 5-4 win over Mandan. "We did our part to lock up the 4 seed," JHS coach Jordan Koushkouski said. "We knew Mandan would be well prepared and that it'd be a tough match." Bismarck Century needs to beat No. 1 Bismarck Legacy and No. 3 Minot to foil Jamestown's bid for No. 4, which is unlikely.