Jamestown Sun Staff
A hard-charging effort from LaMoure-Litchville-Marion's Anthony Olson in the fourth quarter wasn't enough, as Carrington came away with a 42-39 District 5 victory in Class B basketball play Friday night in LaMoure. A balanced effort paced the Cardinals, who received nine points from Shae Mehring and eight apiece from Bryce Edlund and Brady Smith. Carrington led after every break including a significant 39-23 advantage after three. However, the Loboes fought back behind eight points from Olson, who finished with a game-high 29.
A good first half from the 3-point line had Jamestown ahead at halftime on Thursday night in Mandan. But the Blue Jays went cold, and Mandan steadily improved to the...
Northern State won six of eight contested matches in a 30-20 dual victory over the University of Jamestown on Thursday night in Aberdeen. Sean Havlovic (157), Blake Perryman (165), Joe...
By Jamestown Sun Staff Shiloh Christian earned a big nonconference win on Thursday night, defeating Kidder County 47-42 in overtime in a Class B girls basketball matchup between defending region...
Jimmies sign Billings pitcher (mug) Cole Torgerson of Billings, Mont., has signed with the University of Jamestown baseball team. Torgerson, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound right-handed pitcher at Shepard High School, went 11-1 with an 0.85 earned run average last summer for the Emmanuel Halos. He registered 112 strikeouts in 73 2/3 innings with just 30 walks. He allowed nine earned runs and just 30 hits.
The Carrington girls basketball team faced deficits at the second and third quarter breaks, but looked to its defense in the fourth quarter to seal a 48-41 District 5 win in Class B play on Tuesday night in LaMoure. Maara Nelson led three players in double figures with 16 points for the Cardinals, who trailed 36-32 going into the fourth quarter, but allowed just five points the rest of the way. Bailey Retzlaff (12) and Brooke Rosenau (10) were also in double figures for Carrington, which improved to 14-0. LaMoure-L-M (12-3) was paced by Jacey Alber's game-high 18 points. Carrington 48, LaM
The Blue Jays shook off a slow start on Tuesday night. After Mandan scored the first five points of the game, the Blue Jays got the next 10 and never looked back in beating the Braves for the second time this season. Jamestown (4-5 West Region, 6-8 overall) snapped a three-game losing streak with the road victory, shooting a blistering 60.3 percent (32-for-53). The win included a 44-point first half for the Blue Jays, who led by as many as 15 in the first half and 17 in the second. The Braves did make a game of it in the second half, getting as close as 60-54 on a hoop from freshman Trae S
Brequan Tucker of the University of Jamestown (14-5) has been named North Star Athletic Association player of the week, announced on Monday. Tucker, a junior guard from Joliet, Ill., averaged 24 points, six rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3 steals in pair of games last week for the 25th-ranked Jimmies, who routed conference rivals Valley City State and Mayville State. It's the third time the talented guard has won the award this season. Tucker is averaging 22.1 points per game, good for 10th in NAIA's Division II.
Oakes received 23 points from Bryce Meehl including eight in a pivotal fourth quarter as the Tornadoes rallied for a 61-59 Class B basketball victory over previously undefeated Strasburg-Zeeland in Strasburg on Monday night. Oakes trailed after all three breaks including a 10-point deficit at halftime and a seven-point disadvantage after quarters.
Dillon Kifer's fine season continued on Saturday at the Tyler Plummer Classic at Dickinson State. Kifer, a junior from Little Falls, Minn., won four of his five matches at 141 pounds to place third and lead the University of Jamestown wrestling team to a fifth-place finish in the seven-team field. Kifer accounted for 14.5 of the Jimmies' 23.5 points on the day.