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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.
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.