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Fargo Shanley standout Alivia Fraase has been named the Gatorade North Dakota Volleyball Player of the Year for the second straight season. Fraase, a 6-foot senior middle hitter, helped the Deacons to a 31-1 record and Class A state championship. Fraase, who holds a 3.77 grade point average, piled up 341 kills, 257 digs, 45 assists, 44 aces and 40 blocks. Fraase has signed to play at UND next fall. The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department is offering a basketball program for boys in grades 1-4. Program will be held on Saturday mornings from Jan. 17-Feb. 21. Cost is $17.
Jays pick up a win against Bismarck in wrestling.
Maggie Ridley and Brian Wenzel of Jamestown High School and Jake Hagler and Taylor Hammer of the University of Jamestown have been named athletes of the week by the Jamestown Optimist Club. Ridley, a sophomore gymnast, had a career-best score of 8.6 on the balance beam, second-best all around score and was the only Blue Jay to score on all four events in a dual against Aberdeen.
U.J. Jimmie basketball squads sweep in Tuesday night action.
Schultz wins senior bowling tourney.
The Jamestown Sophistikix dance team takes two honors at Mandan.
(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.
Conner Doppler runs well at the California International Marathon.
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.