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The top seeds prevailed during the opening night of the Stutsman County Girls' Basketball Tournament on Thursday at the Jamestown Civic Center. No. 1-seeded Napoleon brushed aside Central Prairie 80-31, and No. 4-seeded South Border got past Edgeley-Kulm 53-27. In the night games, No. 2-seeded Ellendale defeated LaMoure 42-21, while No. 3-seeded Midkota just escaped Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal 55-52. Play begins today at 3 p.m. with consolation round games between Central Prairie and Edgeley-Kulm, with LaMoure vs. P-B-K to follow. The semifinals begin at 6 p.m.
The Napoleon Imperials set the bar high one year ago, winning their first girls' Stutsman County Tournament championship in the team's first ever appearance in the tourney. But that just might have been a warm-up act. Napoleon has returned their entire team to the court from last year and has competed to a sparkling overall record of 5-0 thus far. Oh, and by the way, the Imperials were ranked No.
It took the Dickinson wrestling team three buses to make it to Jamestown on Tuesday night, but the mayhem of the trip was worth it for the Midgets. Bus No. 1 wouldn't start and bus No. 2 succumbed to a frozen fuel line in Bismarck, forcing the Midgets to pile into bus No. 3. But the Midgets were able to keep their focus directly on wrestling, as a late surge by Dickinson pushed the team's overall dual record to 4-2 with a 35-25 victory over the Blue Jays. "It took us five hours to get here.
When a high school hockey team sends 43 shots at an opposing goaltender, while allowing just 17 shots to be sent at their own, good things usually happen. The Jamestown Blue Jay boys' rifled shot after shot at Wahpeton-Breckenridge junior goalie Wyatt Hedrick in Wahpeton on Tuesday night, scoring two short handed goals and one on the power play en route to a 4-1 victory over the Blades. It was the Blue Jays' second win of the season -- and their second win in three games -- as Jamestown appears to be building a bit of momentum heading into the holiday. "I think the kids played a pretty smar
The Jamestown Blue Jay boys' basketball team notched a 60-56 West Region victory at Turtle Mountain Community High School on Saturday, wrapping up the team's weekend road trip to Minot and Belcourt. Both Blue Jay teams lost at Minot on Friday and that trend continued for the Blue Jay girls' team, as the Bravettes beat the Jays 60-50. The Blue Jays will be back on their home court on Tuesday facing Devils Lake. The girls' game starts at 5:45 p.m.
The South Border Class B Basketball Jamboree brought together 16 teams to play four boys' games and four girls' games at the Jamestown Civic Center on Saturday. The jamboree tipped off at 9:30 a.m. with the Four Winds-Warwick-Minnewaukan girls' team defeating South Border 49-44, and ended at just past 10 p.m.
The Jamestown High School basketball teams opened up their weekend road trip with a pair of losses at Minot on Friday night. The Blue Jays girls' team trailed 12-0 early to the Majettes before eventually falling by the final of 69-44.
It took five years, but the Carrington Cardinals finally hoisted the championship trophy of the Class B boys' Stutsman County Invitational basketball tournament at the Jamestown Civic Center on Saturday night. And, the Cards were able to avenge a loss they suffered in their first game of the season in the process. In a defensive struggle from the opening tip-off, Carrington outlasted LaMoure 41-34 in the title tilt, receiving a game-high 13 points from senior forward Chase Monson and two big fourth-period three-pointers from sophomore guard Taylor Skytland Carrington has played in the past
For the first time in three years, the Class B boys' Stutsman County Invitational Tournament will have a new champion. The LaMoure Loboes, directed by assistant coach Brett Berry, were the beneficiary of 23 Central Prairie turnovers as the Loboes escaped the Jamestown Civic Center with 51-48 victory over the two-time defending champion Firebirds during Friday night's semifinal game. The Loboes will meet up with the Carrington Cardinals in the championship game tonight at 6:30 p.m.
The opening night of the 2010 Class B boys' Stutsman County Tournament has come and gone, and according to the seeding there were no surprises at the Jamestown Civic Center on Thursday night. Top-seeded LaMoure rolled past Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal 63-32 in the first quarterfinal of the evening, and then it was fourth-seeded and two-time defending champion Central Prairie's turn with a 65-55 win over Edgeley-Kulm. In the night bracket, No. 2-seeded Ellendale skated past Midkota 61-40, and No.