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Slow starts at tournaments have been a problem for the Jimmie volleyball team this season. The issue arose again, although not unexpectedly. Seventh-ranked Northwestern College, a seasoned national tournament team, swept the University of Jamestown in the program's debut match at nationals in Sioux City, Iowa, on Tuesday night. The Jimmies struggled early, put up a fight in the third, but fell 25-19, 25-14, 25-23. "Am I surprised at what happened? No, this has kind of been our M.O.," Jamestown head coach Jon Hegerle said. "Northwestern is a very good team.
The University of Jamestown women's basketball team remains highly ranked in the NAIA. The Jimmies, who got off to a slow 2-3 start, but have since won four in a row, are ranked No. 11 in the latest top 25 poll. The Jimmies were ranked No. 7 in the preseason poll. The Jimmies are the only North Star Athletic Association team in the rankings. Mayville State was 17th preseason, but fell out to 26th. The Jimmie men received eight votes in voting, putting them 34th. The Jimmies (6-5) are the only team to beat No. 4 Davenport University, Mich.
Slow starts at tournaments have been a problem for the Jimmie volleyball team this season. The issue arose again, although not unexpectedly. Seventh-ranked Northwestern College, a seasoned national tournament team,...
Happy just to be there? No, that's not the approach the University of Jamestown volleyball team is taking on its first ever trip to the NAIA national tournament. The 18th-ranked Jimmies begin pool play today against seventh-ranked Northwestern College, Iowa (31-3) at 5:45 p.m., with designs of staying beyond Thursday. "Our goal is to get out of pool play. That's important to us, but we know it will take a lot of doing," said junior standout Alaina Brown. "It's great to get this far, but I definitely feel like we don't have a sense of just being happy getting to go.
FARGO -- South Dakota State is still blue and gold and North Dakota State is still green and gold. The Jackrabbits haven't changed their offense in several years and neither has NDSU. SDSU will try to get Zach Zenner some rushing yards Saturday in the Division I FCS second-round playoff game at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.
Once-beaten Northern State slowly pulled away from a game effort from the University of Jamestown on Monday night in Aberdeen. The 6-1 Wolves shot 56.7 percent, making 34 of their 60 shots en route to an 88-71 win. It was an exhibition game for the Jimmies, meaning it did not count in the standings. Still, the game remained close for much of the second half before the home team pulled away late. Brequan Tucker soared over his 20-point per game average with 26 points, making 10 of his 17 shots.
Persistence paid off when it really mattered for the Jamestown High School hockey team on Saturday. After pounding Hazen-Beulah goalie Colin Johnson all game with pucks, the 55th shot of...
Stingy defense was the order of the weekend for the Jimmies in Dickinson. After holding Rocky Mountain College to 26 points in the second half on Friday, the University of...
There haven't been many scabs to pick at for the University of Jamestown volleyball team this season. But if you had to dig deep, slow starts against top-notch competition might be the only area of concern. That's of particular importance as the 18th-ranked Jimmies prepare for the NAIA national tournament final site next week in Sioux City, Iowa. The Jimmies (25-6) play No. 7 Northwestern, Iowa (31-3) at 5:45 on Tuesday, No. 6 Missouri Baptist (34-3) at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and 19th-ranked Indiana Wesleyan (33-7) at 8 p.m.
Jimmies women's basketball beats Rocky Mountain College