Boden Skunberg scored a career-high 49 points for second-ranked Jamestown High School boys basketball, and Mason Walters scored 22, as the Blue Jays defeated Turtle Mountain 97-79 Saturday afternoon in Belcourt. The Braves took a 51-49 lead into halftime behind 16 of 27 (59.2 percent) from the field, including 10 of 17 from 3-point land. The Blue Jays also shot a respectable 18 of 32 (56.2 percent). But the second half was all Jamestown. The Jays outscored Turtle Mountain 48-28, holding the Braves to 7 of 23 from the field.
GPAC Basketball 6 Men Team GPAC Over. (2) Morningside, Iowa 8-0 12-0 (6) Briar Cliff, Iowa 6-2 11-2 (18) Dakota Wesleyan, S.D. 6-3 10-3 (RV) Jamestown 5-3 14-3 (RV) Hastings, Neb. 5-3 10-4 (RV) Dordt, Iowa 4-4 10-5 Northwestern, Iowa 3-5 8-7 Midland, Neb. 3-5 5-8 Doane 2-6 5-9 Mount Marty, S.D. 2-7 4-11 Concordia, Neb. 1-7 7-7 Saturday Jamestown 87, Valley City State University 73. (6) Briar Cliff 76, Bellevue University 73.
Shay Ness dropped in 21 points, and Jamison Kramer added 17, leading LaMoure-Litchville-Marion past Sargent Central 60-35 in Class B boys basketball action Saturday, Dec. 15, in LaMoure. The Loboes outpaced the Cadets 23-5 in the second, improving to 2-1 on the season. Logan Wyum led the visitors with 11 points. (RV) LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 60, Sargent Central 35 SC 7 5 4 19 -- 35 LLM 11 23 20 6 -- 60
H.S. Scores 6 CLASS A BOYS BASKETBALL (2) Jamestown 97, Turtle Mountain 79. (5) Bismarck Century 60, Williston 47. Bismarck High 74, Watford City 37. CLASS B BOYS BASKETBALL (6) Carrington 62, Benson County 43. LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 60, Sargent Central 35. (RV) New Rockford-Sheyenne 71, St. John 56. (9) Kindred 69, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (Minn.) 58. (8) Four Winds-Minnewaukan 75, (RV) Oak Grove 64. (7) Shiloh Christian 71, (1) Bishop Ryan 55.
Jamestown High School wrestling finished fifth at the Valley City Holiday tournament on Saturday afternoon. Eighth-grader Aden Braun (106 pounds), senior Ethan Bowman (132) and junior Noah Braun (152) each finished second in their respective divisions. Jamestown will host Bismarck St. Mary's, Dickinson and West Fargo in a quad dual on Friday starting at 4 p.m. Valley City Holiday Tournament Team results
Prince of Peace Care Center has been recognized in the 2018-2019 US News and World Report's Best Nursing Homes report. The faith-based, nonprofit senior care center received the honor of "high performing" in overall quality in the nursing home category. The ratings are based on US News and World Report's own in-depth analysis of data from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, as well as additional rating indicators of care. U.S. News evaluated more than 15,000 nursing homes nationwide, in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas.
Angela Nordstrom has joined the Anne Carlsen Center as director of behavioral health services. Nordstrom will provide leadership for ACC's statewide behavioral health program which is based out of our Grand Forks, Fargo, Jamestown, Bismarck and Minot offices. Prior to joining the ACC team, Nordstrom worked for Sanford Health in Fargo and has held various roles in health care administration. Kristin Syverson is ACC's new chief financial officer.
Two people were sentenced on felony charges recently in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Seth Jordan Jansen, 21, Adrian, N.D., entered an Alford plea to gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony. An Alford plea means Jansen doesn't admit to the crime but does acknowledge there is enough evidence to convict him. Jansen was accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a person 14 years old when Jansen was 20 on June 28, 2017. Judge Cherie Clark sentenced Jansen to 180 days in the Stutsman County Correctional Center with work release authorized.
Two people from the Jamestown area are among the 40 people listed on Prairie Business magazine's 40 Under 40 list. The list features 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the Northern Plains. Prairie Business said these "inspiring and dedicated professionals" come from a wide range of industries and have made significant impacts in their chosen professions, industries and communities. They are entrepreneurs, industry experts, executives, nonprofit leaders, business owners, government officers, environmental advocates and regional trendsetters.
R.M. Stoudt and Quick Lane recognized Andy Meier as their November Employee of the Month. Meier was on his way out of town but postponed his trip to come in and help his short-staffed co-workers. A customer was headed to an out-of-town wedding and needed immediate help due to an unexpected tire issue so Meier came in and helped.