Medina-Pingree-Buchanan made quick work of Washburn in Class B volleyball action on Monday night in Medina. The Thunder's Halle Uehran filled the stat sheet with 11 kills, seven aces and a pair of blocks, helping M-P-B cruise 25-7, 25-14, 25-9. Marah Wick turned up 22 assists in the winning effort, while Janaya Huff posted a team-high 12 digs. M-P-B improved to 25-1 overall on the year. Medina-Pingree-Buchanan 3, Washburn 0 Washburn 7 14 9 M-P-B 25 25 25 Washburn—stats not available.
Jamestown High School's Braden Sherfy and Austin Shafer were selected to the second team all-state team in boys soccer. Sherfy, a senior midfielder, and Shafer, a junior midfielder, each posted seven goals this season to lead Jamestown to its first state boys soccer tournament since 2008. The Blue Jays finished the season with a record of 8-7-3. Shafer led the team in assists and acted as the Blue Jays' deadball specialist, being called on to shoot the Blue Jays' free and corner kicks. He was also named to the state all-tournament team.
Jimmie women preseason favorite The University of Jamestown women's basketball team tops the North Star Athletic Association preseason coaches' poll. The Jimmies totaled seven of nine first-place votes and 79 total points, nine better than Dickinson State (70) and 14 more than Valley City State (65). Dickinson State garnered the remaining two first-place votes. Jamestown defeated Dickinson State 65-63 in last year's NSAA conference tournament championship game. Both teams advanced to the NAIA Division II national tournament.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple is encouraging school and community bands, orchestras and choirs across North Dakota to submit an application to serve as the 2016-2017 Governor's Official State Band/Orchestra and Chorus. The governor and first lady will select the Governor's Band/Orchestra and Chorus from the applications received based on musical talent, achievement and community involvement. The band/orchestra and chorus may be invited to perform at official state functions held throughout the year, including the State of the State ceremony in January.
Jamestown Middle School will present a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the JMS gymnasium. The concert will feature the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands, choirs and orchestras, as well as a performance by the JMS Marching Band. The concert is free and open to the public.
Jamestown Public Schools will not be in session on Thursday and Friday in order for teachers to attend the North Dakota Teachers Instructional Conference. School will resume on Monday.
An open house for Capt. Gary Peterson’s retirement from the Jamestown Police Department is from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Stutsman County Law Enforcement Center. Peterson has...
One birth was reported Sunday by Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Oct. 15, daughter, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, to Emily and Christopher Klein, Kensal, N.D.
The parochial grumbling that Cass County taxpayers should not be paying for Sheriff Paul Laney to be on the law enforcement team at an American Indian oil pipeline protest in Morton County is misguided on at least two counts. First, Cass County taxpayers will not be footing the bill for Laney's work out west. North Dakota has approved a $6 million emergency appropriation to pay for extraordinary costs associated with the protests near the construction site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The whiners about a burden on Cass County are wrong on the facts.
A 46-year-old St. Michael, N.D., man died Saturday morning when his vehicle rolled near Devils Lake, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The crash occurred at 10:47 a.m. 12 miles...