Two streaks were halted on one shot Thursday night at Purpur Arena. In the end, however, East Grand Forks Senior High kept alive its biggest streak. The unbeaten Green Wave won their fourth straight boys hockey game, topping Grand Forks Red River 5-1.RELATED CONTENT
Thief River Falls came up one win shy of a second straight trip to the Minnesota state volleyball tournament this fall, losing 3-0 to Fergus Falls in the Section 8AA final.RELATED CONTENT
On Nov. 15, Cavalier completed an undefeated season by defeating Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn 54-6 in the North Dakota 9-man football state championship game.
Being the underdog didn’t make losing any easier for Taylor Adam and her teammates. Jamestown handed Grand Forks Red River a 3-0 defeat here Thursday in the quarterfinals of the North Dakota Class A high school volleyball tournament. Jamestown won 25-16, 25-15, 25-19.RELATED CONTENT
Senior Chai Pappa's 19 kills led Stanley past Thompson 3-0 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the North Dakota Class B high school volleyball tournament.RELATED CONTENT
The Roughriders resolved a lot of things on their way to an 18-13 record and third place in last week’s East Region tournament. That earned the Riders a berth in the Class A state tournament.RELATED CONTENT
Though the experience isn’t new, the excitement never diminishes for Averi Olson. Another season; another trip to a state tournament. That’s been the story of the Thompson senior’s high school athletic experiences.RELATED CONTENT
Alexis Ljunggren’s first state championship came with mixed emotions. The Grand Forks Central eighth-grader won the 500 freestyle Saturday as the North Dakota girls high school swim meet concluded at UND’s Hyslop Sports Center. She was the lone Grand Forks champion.RELATED CONTENT
Finding a finishing touch wasn’t easy for Grand Forks Red River here Friday. The Roughriders dropped a 3-1 decision in to Fargo Davies in the semifinals of the Class A East Region high school volleyball tournament.RELATED CONTENT
Danielle Bergeson had a lot of options. But her choices were easy. The Bismarck Century junior had the fastest times in the state in five open events during the regular season.RELATED CONTENT
The Minnesota state girls hockey poll is a good news-bad news deal for East Grand Forks Senior High. The Green Wave have earned statewide respect, as indicated by their No. 18 ranking in this week’s Class A poll. The bad news? The Section 8A tournament begins next week, and three 8A teams are ranked higher than Senior High. Two-time defending state champion Warroad is ranked second, Thief River Falls is fourth and Crookston is 13th.RELATED CONTENT
Seniors dominated the lineup for the Fosston boys basketball team that won the Section 8A title last season. The roster had nine seniors, including three starters and the team’s top three reserves. But coach Ben Hemberger didn’t anticipate a major drop off this season.
Three Red Lake County running backs have nearly amassed 1,000 yards in three games
The Cougars are off to a 3-0 start and tied for first place in Region 2A with Langdon-Munich. Bonn, an all-state running back in 2008 when he rushed for 1,049 yards and 17 touchdowns, again paces the ground game with 282 rushing yards.
Randy Vigen has been involved in a lot of football games in his 35 seasons as head coach. The Central Valley High School coach can’t remember another similar to the one his Valiants endured Friday.RELATED CONTENT
Badger-Greenbush-Middle River and Stephen-Argyle finds themselves in uncharted waters on the golf course. On Monday, the Gators won the team championship in the North Subsection 8A girls golf meet. They shot a 405 to beat runner-up Kittson County Central by 18 strokes.
Roseau opened the baseball season with five consecutive losses, scoring a total of 14 runs and no more than four in any game. Since that slow start, Roseau has improved to 8-6. On its current 8-1 run, the Rams have averaged 9.9 runs per game, scoring five or more in every outing.
Moses Heppner went to St. Paul on Friday looking for some more challenging competition. Instead, he became the challenge to opponents. The Warroad runner won the 1,600 at the Hamline Elite invitational track meet. His time of 4 minutes, 17.74 seconds not only broke his own school record of 4:23.15 but is the fastest this spring in both Minnesota Class A and AA ranks.
The Rams’ bid to repeat likely will rely more on quality depth than an individual standout like Jason Fabian. He graduated last spring after winning the 110 and 300 hurdles in the section and getting top-five places in both events at the state meet.
Of the eight teams that competed in the 2008 North Dakota Class B high school baseball tournament, seven are ranked in the top 10 in this year’s preseason state coaches’ poll. The one missing from the rankings is Central Valley-Hillsboro.