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Approaching 40 years old, Joe Vannett just keeps hitting for the Jamestown Miller Lite Merchants. The 1995 Jamestown High School graduate will again be a key cog as the Merchants look to defend their Class AAA state amateur baseball championship this weekend at Jack Brown Stadium. At 39, Vannett likely will be the oldest player in the tournament, but the former Mr. Hockey award winner is proving age is just a number. "I'll play as long as I can," he said. "There are some pitches I can't handle like I used to, but in the same sense experience goes a long way."
University of Jamestown men’s soccer coach Tommy Nienhaus continues to build a geographically eclectic roster. While players come from all over the globe, the focus remains the same. “It’s fun...
Through two rounds, the Jamestown High School girls golf team is yet to find its groove. Home-cooking wasn't the answer on Monday, but the Blue Jays have another day to try on their home course. Kaitlin Mullowney and Sarah Azure were both in the 80s at the opening round of the East-West Classic, but neither had their 'A' game.
Giving up just two runs in three games is a pretty good way to win a tournament. That's what Riley Schafer, Blaze Culliton and Robbie Rocamora combined to do as the Jamestown Hounds earned another state amateur championship on Sunday. The Hounds, managed by Danny Fischer, rolled past the Cass County Catfish 12-1 in five innings at Jack Brown Stadium to claim their second straight Class AA crown.
Back-to-back runner-up finishes at the state tournament have set a high bar for the Jamestown High School girls golf team. With three of their top four players returning from last season, the Blue Jays have the pieces in place to be competitive again this fall.
Kalton Agnes struck out 17 batters in seven innings to lead Enderlin to a 3-1 win over Hazen-Beulah in loser-out play of the Class AA state amateur baseball tournament at...
Cayden Hare continued a recent trend among Jamestown High School swimmers recently. Hare signed with Morningside College, earning a scholarship from the Sioux City, Iowa-based school. In doing so, he became the fifth former Blue Jay to continue his career at the collegiate level.
There's no doubt about who the leader is on the offensive side of the football for the Jimmies. Quarterback Dylan Klatt has had an impressive first week of fall camp, said University of Jamestown head coach Josh Kittell. And Kittell knows quarterbacks. He still holds a number of quarterbacking records from his time under center for the Jimmies. "We feel great about our quarterback," Kittell said. "He's doing some really special things. He's going to be a big-time player. There's no question he's the leader on the offensive side of the ball."
It won't be long now and the Canada geese will begin flying over our house in early morning, going from their night resting spots to the fields to feed. I will watch them and swing on them with an imaginary 10 gauge, a gun I sold to a relative last year, and remember days when I huddled near decoys and "talked" to the great birds with my goose calls.
When it comes to amateur baseball in Jamestown, and North Dakota for that matter, the Elks and the Merchants have been the two big dogs. Knocking either off their perch isn't likely to happen anytime soon, but another Jamestown team is on the rise.