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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.
Tess Scott and Kayla Scott teamed for 24 points in helping Barnes County North square its season record on Monday night in Class B girls basketball action with a 38-27 win over New Rockford-Sheyenne. Tess Scott had 13 points, a game-high, for the 4-4 Bison, while Kayla Scott added 11.
UJ football linebacker Miller earns All-American honors.
MINNEAPOLIS (TSX) — Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer likes the direction his team is heading, with or without a win so far in the NFC North. "I know people are going to be on my butt about that, not winning division games," Zimmer said Monday, a day after the Vikings lost a 14-0 first-half lead in a 16-14 loss to the Lions at Ford Field. "But if we keep playing this way, with the kind of grit and preparation and things we do, we will win division games." The Vikings are 6-8 overall and 0-5 within the division.
Members of the UJ soccer team win honors.
Carrington 61, Valley City 15 Carrington piled up eight pins in rolling over Valley City 61-15 on Thursday night. Lucas Geiszler (113), Bryce Carr (132), Walker Carr (145), Billy Holtan (152), Chaz Bauer (160), Brett Lyman (170), Bridger Anderson (182) and heavyweight Bradee Schroeder all won by fall for the Cardinals. Zach Broadwell (120) also registered a win for Carrington. Carrington 61, Valley City 15 106: Parker Larson, VC dec. Austin Hendrickson, 5-1. 113: Lucas Geiszler, Carr. pinned Jaustin Opatz, 2:16. 120: Zach Broadwell, Carr. dec.
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.