Jamestown Sun Staff
The Blue Jay girls won their third straight game Friday night in Williston. It ended in a split for the Jamestown High basketball teams as the boys fell to winless Williston. The Blue Jays play at Dickinson today. JHS 54, Williston 37 The second half was all Jamestown as the Jays kept their winning streak alive.
The trip south to Sioux City, Iowa turned out to be a winless one for the University of Jamestown basketball teams. Playing future Great Plains Athletic Conference foes, the Jimmies were blanked by Briar Cliff (Iowa) on Friday after being swept by Morningside on Thursday.
Wade Wintermeyer of Jamestown has been chosen to represent Team USA at the Special Olympics World Winter Games March 18-24 in Schladming, Austria. Wintermeyer, who completed training in Killington, Vermont earlier this month, will participate in snowshoeing along with Christie Coughlin of Minot. Dave John of Bismarck (cross country skiing) and Katielynn Ovitt of Bottineau (alpine skiing) are the only other North Dakotans that will participate in the games.
Ellendale pushed seventh-ranked North Star to the limit on Friday in Class B boys hoops. Brennen Vance nailed three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 22 points for the Cardinals on their home court in Ellendale, but North Star (4-0) stayed undefeated with a 56-50 victory over the Cards.
It’s become the place to be in September. It’s the Community Block Party, and it’s today on First Avenue in Jamestown. The event to welcome University of Jamestown freshmen is...
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Jamestown, as a community, has paid homage to the American bison, often called the buffalo, for decades. Our community has known about bison for many years, and it is nice to see the rest of the country sees it as a great and distinct animal. The dedication of the World’s Largest Buffalo in 1958, and the addition of live herds and the National Buffalo Museum have all combined to brand Jamestown as the “Buffalo City” and linked our community to these marvelous animals.
The Jamestown High School girls track and field team placed first at the Cobber Indoor meet on Friday night in Moorhead. The Blue Jays piled up 104 points to handily beat the 10-team field. Grand Forks Central (90) was second and Grand Forks Red River (71) third. The JHS boys placed fifth with 47 points. Meet winner Grand Forks Red River piled up 188 points. The Blue Jays dominated the 200-meter dash with Madison Barnes winning in a time of 27.35 seconds. Meghan Orr (27.62), Alexis Jensen (28.05) and Kylee Voight (28.23) came in 2-3-4.
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: • Bravo to a University of Jamestown senior who spearheaded an effort to provide 13,248 bottles of water to residents in...
Seventh-ranked Linton-Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock outscored No. 6 Ellendale 9-1 in the second overtime for a thrilling 61-53 triumph in Class B high school boys basketball Tuesday night in Ellendale. Cole Baumiller’s 25 points led the Lions, who also received 11 and 10 from James Schmaltz and Erik Holzer, respectively. Brennan Vance’s 18 points were a team-high for Ellendale, which had a 39-31 advantage going into the fourth quarter.