The next Jamestown Community Prayer meeting with be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5234th Ave SE. All are welcome.
The University of Jamestown baseball team swept Dordt College Thursday night with a 9-6 and 15-1 victory at the Tucson Invite. The Jimmies got off to a hot start in game 1 with four runs in the second and scored five runs over the final three innings. Jaden Tackley, Kory Wolden and Pete Pennylegion combined to hit 7-for-10 with seven RBIs in the victory. In game 2, the Jimmies got out to a big lead with 11 runs during the last four innings. Jamestown continues play down in Ari. with a doubleheader against Bethesda University of California today.
Sampson honorable mention All-American University of Jamestown's Leighton Sampson has been selected honorable mention All-American in NAIA Division II men's basketball. Sampson, a 6-foot-6 senior forward, posted per-game averages of 18.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocks for the 20-10 Jimmies this past season. Sampson, a native of Worthington, Minn., transferred to Jamestown from Dordt College for his senior season.
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A convicted sex offender has moved to Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Gary Lee Amyotte, 54, lives at 2605 Circle Drive, CTC House, North Dakota State Hospital. Amyotte is described as an American Indian male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 217 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. Amyotte has been assigned a high risk assessment by the North Dakota risk level committee, Office of the Attorney General.
Seasonal load restriction will be placed on some North Dakota state highways beginning Monday, March 19, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. The DOT usually places load restrictions on some state highways from March to May, depending on the weather.
Alley garbage pickup will be suspended starting Monday due to muddy conditions, according to the city engineer’s office. Garbage containers must be placed on the street in front of a residence no more than 3 feet from the curb on that residence’s scheduled pickup day. Garbage should be placed for pickup by 7 a.m.; garbage trucks will not return to an area due to garbage not being placed out after the scheduled garbage route.
The 21st-ranked University of Jamestown softball team pushed its record in Tucson, Ariz., to 8-1 on Wednesday. The Jimmies dropped Marymount California University 6-2 and Dordt College 8-6. Jamestown will wrap up 11 contests at the Tucson Invitational Games today facing College of Saint Mary and Ottawa University (Ari.). The Jimmies' Kat Miska struck out nine and allowed one earned run in seven innings to earn the win over Marymount California. Miska pushed her record to 4-0, while the Jimmies improved to 19-3 overall with the two victories.
Mr. Basketball finalists announced The North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association announces the 2018 Mr. Basketball finalists. -- Andrew Christianson, 6-foot-3 guard, Oak Grove, averaged 25.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. -- Wyatt Hanson, 6-4 forward, Stanley, averaged 21.1 points, 6.7 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game. -- Kyler McGillis, 6-1 guard, St. John, averaged 29.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.
About 50 students walked out of class at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Jamestown High School. The walkout was part of a national protest organized by the Women’s March and commemorated the deaths of 17 students and staff in a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., and protested the inaction of Congress on school safety and gun issues.