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(TSX) -- A doctor in Atlanta confirmed Monday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has Hodgkin's lymphoma and said it is "very treatable." After Berry experienced chest discomfort during the Chiefs' game against the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 20, a mass was found in the 25-year-old's chest, and a preliminary diagnosis of lymphoma was made. Berry then went to Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta for further testing. "This is a diagnosis that is very treatable and potentially curable with standard chemotherapy approaches," Dr. Christopher R.
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The University of Jamestown volleyball team saved its best match for last at the NAIA national volleyball tournament. Still, the result was the same as the first two matches in Sioux City. After dominating the second game 25-13 to square the proceedings at 1-all, 19th-ranked Indiana Wesleyan won the final two frames to secure a 3-1 win. The win gave the Wildcats a 1-2 record in pool play, while the 18th-ranked Jimmies went 0-3. Sixth-ranked Missouri Baptist won the pool, beating Northwestern College 3-1 on Thursday.
Jamestown usually beats Aberdeen in its season-opening gymnastics dual. The Blue Jays did not do that Thursday night, but coach Dave Tews was still pleased on the bus ride home. Aberdeen squeaked out a 136.8-136.45 win, but there were plenty of positives to be found. "It was probably a little better," Tews said of his team beating expectations. "I was really happy. The kids kind of stepped up and did a nice job across the board." Junior Erin Hillerud hung a winning all-around score of 34.65 on the board, featuring a 9.05 on vault to win the event. "She looked good.
The University of Jamestown fell to another highly ranked team at the NAIA national volleyball tournament on Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa. After losing to seventh-ranked Northwestern 3-0 on Tuesday,...
Slow starts at tournaments have been a problem for the Jimmie volleyball team this season. The issue arose again, although not unexpectedly. Seventh-ranked Northwestern College, a seasoned national tournament team, swept the University of Jamestown in the program's debut match at nationals in Sioux City, Iowa, on Tuesday night. The Jimmies struggled early, put up a fight in the third, but fell 25-19, 25-14, 25-23. "Am I surprised at what happened? No, this has kind of been our M.O.," Jamestown head coach Jon Hegerle said. "Northwestern is a very good team.
The University of Jamestown women's basketball team remains highly ranked in the NAIA. The Jimmies, who got off to a slow 2-3 start, but have since won four in a row, are ranked No. 11 in the latest top 25 poll. The Jimmies were ranked No. 7 in the preseason poll. The Jimmies are the only North Star Athletic Association team in the rankings. Mayville State was 17th preseason, but fell out to 26th. The Jimmie men received eight votes in voting, putting them 34th. The Jimmies (6-5) are the only team to beat No. 4 Davenport University, Mich.
Slow starts at tournaments have been a problem for the Jimmie volleyball team this season. The issue arose again, although not unexpectedly. Seventh-ranked Northwestern College, a seasoned national tournament team,...
Happy just to be there? No, that's not the approach the University of Jamestown volleyball team is taking on its first ever trip to the NAIA national tournament. The 18th-ranked Jimmies begin pool play today against seventh-ranked Northwestern College, Iowa (31-3) at 5:45 p.m., with designs of staying beyond Thursday. "Our goal is to get out of pool play. That's important to us, but we know it will take a lot of doing," said junior standout Alaina Brown. "It's great to get this far, but I definitely feel like we don't have a sense of just being happy getting to go.
FARGO -- South Dakota State is still blue and gold and North Dakota State is still green and gold. The Jackrabbits haven't changed their offense in several years and neither has NDSU. SDSU will try to get Zach Zenner some rushing yards Saturday in the Division I FCS second-round playoff game at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.