Hegerle, Struble honored by GPAC

University of Jamestown athletes Kalli Hegerle and Claire Struble have both earned Great Plains Athletic Conference players of the week honors.

Hegerle, a junior right-side hitter for Jimmie women's volleyball from West Fargo, was named the GPAC's attacker of the week. Hegerle hit .397 in helping Jamestown to a 3-1 victory at Hastings College and a 3-0 sweep at Doane University, swatting 28 kills on 63 attempts with just three errors.

University of Jamestown women's volleyball right-side hitter Kallie Hegerle.
University of Jamestown women's volleyball right-side hitter Kallie Hegerle.

Struble, a junior center forward on the Jimmie women's soccer team from Murrieta, California, was named the GPAC's offensive player of the week in the sport. Struble recorded her first collegiate hat trick in a 3-0 win at Dakota Wesleyan, while also helping the Jimmies defeat College of Saint Mary 1-0 at home.

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Oakes cancels playoff game

The football season is over for the fourth-ranked and 7-1 Oakes Tornadoes.

Oakes was forced to forfeit this Saturday's Class A quarterfinal at top-ranked Langdon/Edmore/Munich due to COVID-19. The two-time defending state champion Cardinals advance in the postseason over the Tornadoes and will host a Nov. 7 semifinal against either fifth-ranked Bishop Ryan (8-2) or Shiloh Christian (7-2).

Oakes defeated Carrington 36-0 at home last Saturday in the opening round of the Class A state playoffs.

Youth winter volleyball program

Jamestown Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a winter volleyball program for girls in grades 1-4.

The six-week program will be held on Saturday mornings from Dec. 5 through Jan. 16. The fee to participate is $20 per person before the registration deadline of Nov. 25 and $30 after the deadline.

Register online at www.jamestownparksandrec.com. Questions can be answered by calling 252-4320 or 252-3982.