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The Jamestown High School swimming and diving team put in a hard day's work on Thursday. After a morning practice, the Blue Jays went out in the evening and won four events and had four swimmers punch tickets to state. Bismarck Century, one of the top teams in the state, won the dual 122-63, but JHS coach Ben Smith found plenty of positives. "It was a good day for the Blue Jays," he said.
Sam Johnson said he was nervous -- really nervous -- heading into his first conference game for the Jimmies. It did not show ... at all. The freshman from Mora,...
Jimmie women rally to defeat VCSU.
Conference play gets underway for the Jimmies tonight against VCSU.
UJ track team has strong start to indoor season.
The indoor season begins in earnest today for the University of Jamestown track and field teams, but three Jimmies got a jump on it Friday night. Jamestown High School grad Kaiann Arellano and fellow freshman Morgan Martin, along with Cody Ptacek, participated in a multi-event competition as part of the NSU Open in Aberdeen. It was a low-key event, but the first ever for the two Jimmie freshmen. Arellano (2,035 points) and Martin (1,928) were the lone two competing women. "This had to be great experience for two very green freshmen, to get through five events and get a mark in each," sai
Getting off to a good start in a 10-game, 21-day grind was what Jamestown High School hockey coach Matt Stockert was looking for. His team certainly delivered. Austin Rene netted a hat trick and five Blue Jays scored in all in a 9-3 rout of Bottineau-Rugby on Friday night at Wilson Arena. "We had 18 kids that were raring to go when they hit the ice tonight," Stockert said.
Life as a Division I golfer has been a learning experience for Laura Kraft. But as usual, she's passing with flying colors. Coming up on her final semester as a college player, Kraft has experienced ups and downs during her time at the University of Missouri. The former Jamestown High School standout is coming off her best stretch of play for the Tigers during the fall portion of the season. The first spring meet is set for Feb. 13-15 in Tallahassee, Fla. "It's been all I hoped for and more," she said. "It's definitely gone by fast.
An update on the UJ women's basketball season.
With deep roots in Jamestown, leaving was a difficult decision for Dustin Jensen. But in the end, his new job was an opportunity too good to pass up. Jensen, the head golf coach at the University of Jamestown, executive director of the Jimmie Booster Club and an alum, has been hired as the chief operating officer of the Colorado Golf Association. It's the No. 2 position in the 45,000-plus member organization. He'll begin his new job, based in Denver, in early January. "Professionally, it's an amazing position in a company I know.