The Jamestown hands out these bravos this week:

  • Bravo to the Unversity of Jamestown women’s volleyball team for placing in the top four teams at the NAIA national championship tournament in Sioux City, Iowa. Bravo to Britta Knudson and Isabel Wedell, UJ women’s volleyball athletes, who received honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association and the NAIA. Knudson was named second-team All-American and NAIA All-American second team. Wedell was named honorable mention All-American and honorable NAIA All-American. Bravo to Jake Fulsom of the University of Jamestown, who was named AVCA NAIA Assistant Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The Jimmies ended their season with a record 33 match victories. And bravo to students, UJ staff and faculty and Jamestown residents who turned out to greet the team with a rousing welcome upon their return to Jamestown on Sunday, Dec. 8.
  • Bravo to Ryan Wagner of Makoti, N.D., and his companions, Scott Loughney, from Vancouver, Wash., and Uprendra Sunawar, from Nepal, who set a world record for the fastest time in completing the Everest Mailrun last month. The three traveled 400 miles from Kathmandu, Nepal, to the Everest Base Camp last month, making the journey in 5 days, 10 hours and 46 minutes, according to a Minot Daily News story.
  • Bravo to Meghan Ford, a junior at Jamestown High School, who earned All-American honors by placing 21st in the Nike Cross Nationals on Dec. 7 in Portland, Oregon.

Editorials are the opinion of Jamestown Sun management and the newspaper’s editorial board.

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