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Sports Shorts for March 21, 2017

NSAA weekly awards go to UJ athletes Kory Wolden, Brad Bennett and Mikayla Frost from the Jimmies have earned weekly honors from the North Star Athletic Association. Wolden, an outfielder from West Fargo on the University of Jamestown baseball te...

NSAA weekly awards go to UJ athletes

Kory Wolden, Brad Bennett and Mikayla Frost from the Jimmies have earned weekly honors from the North Star Athletic Association.

Wolden, an outfielder from West Fargo on the University of Jamestown baseball team, went 9-for-17 at the plate with eight runs batted in as the Jimmies went 3-1.

Bennett, a senior pitcher from Hillsboro, Ore., for the Jimmies, fired a three-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts against Nebraska Wesleyan.

Frost, a freshman shortstop from Melba, Idaho, on the UJ softball team, went 10-for-15 in helping the Jimmies to a 3-1 record. She also scored four runs.

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Hockey Happenings set for April 1

The 21st Annual Hockey Happenings will be held on Saturday, April 1 at the Quality Inn in Jamestown.

The event, which is open to the public, begins with a social at 5 p.m., and a dinner to follow at 6

Also planned are live and silent auctions, games and a DJ following the meal.

For more information or to purchase tickets call Tina (320-1218), Chelsey (789-0996) or Leslie (388-7559).

Graupe finalist for Minot State job

Dickinson State women's basketball coach Mark Graupe is one of two finalists for the same job at Minot State.

Graupe has led the Blue Hawks to a record of 46-17 the past two years and two NAIA national tournament appearances. He also has coached at Lake Region State in Devils Lake, Devils Lake High School and Williston High School among others.

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The other finalist for the job to replace Sheila Green-Gerding is Sean Page, current head women's basketball coach at Newberry College in Newberry, S.C. Green Gerding resigned last month after 22 years as head coach of the Beavers, including a school-record 360 wins.

Moody earns Gatorade award

Aanen Moody has been named the North Dakota Gatorade high school boys basketball player of the year.

Moody, named Mr. Basketball on Saturday, set the all-time Class A scoring mark in his career with 2,132.

Moody, who maintains a 3.71 grade point average academically, has signed to play at UND next season.

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Area high school scores from Feb. 3.
The Blue Jays faced Century on Feb. 3.
Some extra action photos from recent athletic events in Jamestown.
The Tuesday, Jan. 31, game between Sioux Falls Lincoln and Watertown was forced to move after junior JT Rock broke the rim with a powerful two-handed dunk. Rock is committed to play at Iowa State.