Blue Jay Roundup: 2022 JHS Hall of Fame inductees announced
The Jamestown High School Hall of Fame announced its 2022 Class last week.
The Jamestown High School Hall of Fame recently announced the Class of 2022 HoF inductees.
There are three new inductees entering into the Blue Jays' hall of fame.
Morgan (Dale) Blaskowski — Class of 2009
Basketball: Blaskowski was a five season letter winner, named team MVP all five seasons and was a four-time all conference winner. She was named to the WDA tournament team three times.
Blaskowski was the WDA outstanding senior athlete of the year and a two time all-state team member. She was named to the state tournament team twice.
In her senior season she was named the Powerade Senior Athlete of the Year, was a Miss Basketball finalist and was named to the Lions All-Star Team. She finished her high school career in the top-20 for all-time scoring and 7th all-time for rebounding in the state of North Dakota.
Soccer: Blaskowski was a two-time letter winner. She helped lead the team to a state runners-up title and was name to the all-state tournament team in 2009.
Volleyball: Blaskowski was a three-time letter winner.
Post high school: After high school Blaskowski continued to play basketball at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph,Minnesota. There she earned all conference honors for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons. During her college career she scored 739 points and pulled down 682 rebounds.
Blaskowski taught kindergarten at St. John's Academy for four years. She is currently a small business owner of Cornerstone Nutrition in Jamestown and Vibe Nutrition in Casselton, She teaches fitness classes at I Will. She recently founded Urban Roots Marketplace for local vendors. She currently lives in Jamestown with her husband Nick and their two dogs.
Bryan Flam — Class of 1987
Basketball: Flam earned varsity letters in three seasons and led the team to a second place finish in the EDC tournament and a state championship title in 1987. He was named first team all-state and Mr. Basketball in his senior season. He earned all-EDC honors in 1986 and '87. He was named to the all-state tournament team twice. By his senior season he was averaging 19 points per game.
Golf: Flam was a four-year letter winner in golf.
Post high school: Flam played collegiate level basketball at Concordia where he was a three-year letterwinner. Flam was a three-year starter on a American Legion baseball team. He also coached youth baseball and basketball.
Flam has two grown children, Jamie and Alex. He currently resides in West Fargo and works for WL Gore.
Don Schmeichel — Class of 1990
Cross Country: Schmeichel was a five-season letter winner. He was a top-5 runner for all four years of high school. As a senior, he won seven meets and finished second at the EDC meet. Schmeichel earned all-conference honors in 1988 and '89. In 1988 he earned all-state honors and led his team to a state championship title. He was the team captain in 1989.
Swimming: Schmeichel was a three-season letter winner. He earned the first state championship in JHS boys' swimming history, winning both the 200 yard freestyle and the 500 free in 1990. He earned all-conference status his sophomore through senior seasons. Schmeichel earned all-conference and all-state honors his senior season. He was captain of the squad his junior and senior seasons.
Track and Field: Schmeichel was a four season letting winnr. In his senior season he set the school record in the indoor and outdoor 800 meter run. His time of 1:58.1 in the indoor 800, still stands. He won conference titles in the 800 and 1600 his senior year. Schmeichel was also member of the 4x800 state championship relay team. He was named all-conference in 1988 and 1990.
Post high school: Schmeichel attended the University of Jamestown from 1990 to 1991 where he was conference and district champion in the 800. He then transferred to South Dakota State University (SDSU) to finish his collegiate career. Schmeichel was the first athlete at SDSU to be all-conference in two sports during the same season (indoor track and swimming). He earned all-conference honors four times in swimming and three in track and field. He finished his time as a Jackrabbit with eighth school records in the pool.
Schmeichel is a District Sales Manager for Palo Alto Networks. He lives in Andover, Minnesota and has two children, Calvin and Avery.