Members of the James River Figure Skating Club amassed 17 first-place finishes at the 28th Annual Magic City International Figure Skating Competition in Minot on Jan. 6-8. Ten James River figure skaters, coached by Mark Vasarhelyi, competed in the three-day event. The competition featured 155 skaters from nine clubs in North Dakota and Canada. Seven JRFSC skaters performed winning routines and six skaters had multiple victories. Hannah Jorgenson (Intermediate), Kaitlin Mullowney (Juvenile) and Synneva Sortland (Beginner) each earned three first-place trophies.
Bantam A posts unbeaten weekend The Jamestown-Valley City Prowl Bantam A hockey team turned in an unbeaten weekend. In the opener, the Prowl skated to a 5-all tie with the Grand Forks Wheatkings. Lyndon Orr netted two goals. Alex Senf, Corey Nelson and Tate Sufficool scored once each. Assists were credited to Orr, Nelson, Senf, Jace Thompson and Michael Mahoney. Goalie Riley Gerhardt was bombarded with 61 shots, stopping 56 of them. In the second game of the weekend, the Prowl pulled out a 6-5 overtime win over Devils Lake.
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A Sunday afternoon accident in Barnes County has claimed the life of woman from Max, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The name and age of the woman have not been released. She was the only occupant of the vehicle at the time of the accident.
Jamestown added 4 inches of new snow in the last 24 hours bringing the total for the season to 42 inches, according to measurements taken at the North Dakota State Hospital. Sgt. Bob Schlenvogt of the Jamestown Police Department, said only one minor traffic accident was reported between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. “Snow emergency routes are getting plowed,” he said. “The rest of the streets are snow covered but passable.” More wind was reported to the south of the Jamestown area.
A Max, N.D., woman died in a crash Sunday afternoon on Interstate 94 about 8 miles west of Valley City, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The name and age of the woman have not been released. She was the only occupant of the vehicle at the time of the crash.
Brenda Moritz placed first at the 2016 Jamestown USBC WBA City Senior Tournament. Moritz rolled a winning total of 928 pins. Melody Mittleider (916) placed third and Lori Zimney (908) was third. Low pay was 826. Donelle Zink (677) rolled the top scratch series. Cheri Krause (197) had the top scratch game.
Carrington High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are both on the rise in the latest statewide Class B media polls. The Cardinals jumped up to eighth from tenth on Monday, after improving to 8-0 and winning the Stutsman County tournament at the Jamestown Civic Center over the weekend. Linton-HMB (6-0) also leaped from eighth to fourth, while Four W i n d s - M i n n e w a u k a n (7-0) remained on top receiving all 15 firstplace votes.
Lauren Moser’s 15 points led a balanced effort by Medina-Pingree-Buchanan in Class B girls basketball on Monday night in Pingree. Teammates Taylor Sabinash and Halle Uehran each added 10, helping the Thunder top Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier 55-41. M-P-B ended a threegame skid with the victory, while the Rebels’ five-game winning streak was snapped. Katie Entiz and Tallie Hanson paced E-K-m with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
The Ypsilanti 50+ Club met Dec. 15 for a noon lunch before having a white elephant gift exchange. Members could choose to take a gift away from someone if they preferred that gift. Many gifts were there and the exchange prompted lots of laughter. Ona and Vashti Medeiros, children of Charles and Irene Medeiros, played piano and violin and sang to the group.