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The drought is over. The Jamestown High School boys basketball team is going back to the state tournament. The Blue Jays beat Dickinson 72-69 in an exciting state-qualifier on Saturday...
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Win two before you lose two — the Jamestown High School boys basketball program hasn't been able to do it at a region tournament since 2001. Today, the Blue Jays will take another crack at snapping the streak. They get to after rolling past Bismarck St. Mary's 63-48 in a loser-out game of the West Region tournament at the Bismarck Civic Center on Friday afternoon. "That's been talked about a lot," JHS coach Luke Anderson said regarding the state-tournament drought. "That's been our goal all season.
Unfortunately, University of Jamestown men's basketball coach Alan Magnani's reading of the national-tournament tea leaves was all too spot-on. After Tuesday night's crushing 66-65 loss to Dakota State in the North Star Athletic Association championship game, Magnani suspected his team may fall just short of a trip to Branson, Mo.
Jamestown High School volleyball standout Julina Niemeier will continue her career at home. Niemeier earned all-state honors this past season for the Blue Jays, who placed fifth at the state tournament in Minot. Niemier, a 5-foot-1 defensive specialist, had a JHS single-season record 796 digs. She also had 66 aces and 17 digs. "I am very happy that Julina chose to join our program," UJ coach Jon Hegerle said.