Tom Mix is the North Dakota high school sports reporter. He's worked at The Forum for five years. He was the 2013 North Dakota sportswriter of the year, an award that is sponsored by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
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FARGO — Familiar faces make up this season's North Dakota Class A high school girls basketball all-state team. Four of the five first-team players — Fargo Shanley seniors Sarah Jacobson and Lauren Rotunda, Minot senior Cassie Askvig and Wahpeton junior Tylee Irwin — were first-team selections a year ago. The all-state team, selected by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, also included first-team selection West Fargo junior forward Akealy Moton.
FARGO -- Jamestown standout senior wrestler Paxton Mewes closed out his prep career by accomplishing his ultimate goal Saturday at the Fargodome. Mewes scored a pin over Wahpeton sophomore Aaron Deike five minutes, 47 seconds into the North Dakota Class A 160-pound state championship match on the final day of the state tournament.
FARGO--The North Dakota High School Activities Association's football plan for the 2017 and 2018 seasons is starting to take shape. The NDHSAA's Board of Directors approved recommended guidelines for the 2017-2018 football plan from its football committee on Monday during a board meeting in Bismarck. With the guidelines approved, the NDHSAA Board of Directors can now move forward with its timeline for the 2017-2018 plan, which is targeted for final approval in October.
FARGO--Jennifer Marsh likely played her last competitive round of golf on Tuesday. The senior standout from Fargo Davies made the round one to remember by successfully defending her Class A girls golf individual state championship at Rose Creek Golf Course. Marsh shot a 2-over 73 on Day 2 and finished the tournament at an even-par 142. "It was a good end to my career," said Marsh, who is committed to play soccer at the University of Colorado. Davies posted a score of 693--three strokes better than runner-up Jamestown to win the team championship.
FARGO—Fargo Davies senior Jennifer Marsh—the defending North Dakota Class A girls golf medalist—found herself in a familiar spot after Monday's first round of the state tournament at Rose Creek Golf Course. Marsh grabbed a Day 1 lead, shooting a 2-under 69, which is the same position she held a year ago at the same meet. "I played steady," said Marsh, who won the East Region individual championship a week ago at Rose Creek.
FARGO -- Just like it did a week ago at the West Region baseball tournament, the Jamestown baseball team battled back Saturday during the seventh-place game of the Class A state tournament. The Blue Jays erased a 5-0 deficit to Bismarck Century at Newman Outdoor Field, but in the end the Patriots won 6-5 on a walk-off RBI single by junior second baseman Ben Berg in the eighth inning. Jamestown (12-21) tied the game 5-5 in the top of the seventh inning.
FARGO — Three unanimous first team selections — senior Alexis Klabo of Fargo Davies, junior Sarah Jacobson of Fargo Shanley and junior Cassie Askvig of Minot — lead this season's Class A all-state girls basketball team. The all-state team, selected by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, also includes first team selections senior Jordyn Jossart of Bismarck Century, junior Lauren Rotunda of Fargo Shanley and sophomore Tylee Irwin of Wahpeton. Klabo, a unanimous all-state first team selection as a junior, led Class A in scoring, avera
FARGO — The North Dakota Class B state boys basketball tournament is back in Bismarck and once again is taking its traditional spot as the grand finale of the winter sports season. Both of those factors have contributed to robust advanced reserved ticket sales, according to the North Dakota High School Activities Association Executive Director Matt Fetsch. "It is a combination of those two things," Fetsch said.
Blue Jay boys basketball squad loses in overtime.
Blue Jay girls basketball team defeated in Fargo.