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Most NAIA baseball teams have five, maybe even 10 or more games in the books by now. The Jimmies will fly to Tucson, Ariz., today with zero, but they're not looking at it as a bad thing, said ace starting pitcher Tanner Dahl. "I'd say it just added more excitement and built up another week of suspense to starting our season," said the right-hander from West Fargo.
Win two before you lose two — the Jamestown High School boys basketball program hasn't been able to do it at a region tournament since 2001. Today, the Blue Jays will take another crack at snapping the streak. They get to after rolling past Bismarck St. Mary's 63-48 in a loser-out game of the West Region tournament at the Bismarck Civic Center on Friday afternoon. "That's been talked about a lot," JHS coach Luke Anderson said regarding the state-tournament drought. "That's been our goal all season.
Unfortunately, University of Jamestown men's basketball coach Alan Magnani's reading of the national-tournament tea leaves was all too spot-on. After Tuesday night's crushing 66-65 loss to Dakota State in the North Star Athletic Association championship game, Magnani suspected his team may fall just short of a trip to Branson, Mo.
Jamestown High School volleyball standout Julina Niemeier will continue her career at home. Niemeier earned all-state honors this past season for the Blue Jays, who placed fifth at the state tournament in Minot. Niemier, a 5-foot-1 defensive specialist, had a JHS single-season record 796 digs. She also had 66 aces and 17 digs. "I am very happy that Julina chose to join our program," UJ coach Jon Hegerle said.
AD Lawrie Paulson leaves the Jimmies after more than 30 years.
The Jimmie men had their bubble burst Wednesday afternoon. Despite a 20-9 record, which included a road win over No. 7 Davenport, Mich., the the University of Jamestown was left...
University of Jamestown athletic director Lawrie Paulson has resigned effective at the end of the school year. Paulson, who has worked at the school for the past 30 years, graduated...
Dakota State defeats UJ for men's conference title.
Jimmie women win conference championship.
The scenarios are pretty cut and dried for three of the four teams playing in the North Star Athletic Association championship games tonight at the Jamestown Civic Center. The University...