Nagging injuries have bothered Loren Bothun before and after races for most of the outdoor track season. One thing that does ease the pain is competition.RELATED CONTENT
The current format in volleyball, boys basketball and girls basketball throughout the state has each of the 16 districts advancing four teams from a district to a regional tournament. That format is in jeopardy because of the declining number of teams throughout the state.
The transition from junior high to varsity track hasn’t been difficult for Bradley Davidson. The Devils Lake freshman has emerged as one of the top North Dakota Class A sprinters. He’s also been a big surprise to his coaches.
There was no win and no save for Ryan Richardson. But there was a lot of relief.The junior got Red River out of a big jam Monday, helping the Roughriders claim a 12-5 Eastern Dakota Conference baseball win Grand Forks Central. In the second, non-conference game, Red River won 9-1.RELATED CONTENT
The golf future for the next four years is set for Ty Kennedy. That doesn’t lessen his drive to do well now. The Grand Forks Central senior’s bid to gain medalist honors for the second time in his high school career came up one stroke short Monday.RELATED CONTENT
Brock Amundson ended his junior year in school by participating in the Minnesota Section 8AA boys golf tournament. Now he’s started the spring sports season of his senior year at East Grand Forks Senior High by getting the win in the Green Wave’s first baseball game.RELATED CONTENT
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Ted Hasz, a former pitcher, gives the advantage to the pitchers over the hitters during the early part of the spring baseball season.
Jake Sanders is 24 years old, married and a 2012 college graduate. And now he’s planning to spend most of the summer on the road in pursuit of a dream.RELATED CONTENT
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For the first time in seven seasons, Langdon-Munich doesn’t take the title of defending region champion into the boys track season. The Cardinals’ bid for a ninth consecutive region championship came up short last season. Harvey won the Region 3 title with 170 points, 22 ahead of the runner-up Cardinals.
A growing competitive disparity between large and small Class B schools was one reason why the North Dakota High School Activities Association’s board of directors proposed a three-class system earlier this winter. Results of the recent Class B boys and girls high school basketball tournaments refute that point.
Warren-Alvarado-Oslo is a big offensive production on the basketball court. The Ponies average 73.9 points a game and have scored 75 or more 17 times this season.
Thief River Falls is having one of its most successful boys hockey seasons in recent seasons with a 21-4-2 record. The Prowlers have been hot, with 11 wins and a tie in their last 12 games.
Now is when wrestling coaches are looking for the next Jordan Sharp. Sharp went into last season’s Section 8AA tournament as the No. 3 seed at 215 pounds. He wasn’t in the top 10 in the final regular-season state rankings. All the Roseau wrestler did was not only win an 8AA championship but go on to cap his senior season by finishing second in the Minnesota state tournament.
Kenny Geiser calls this the best Thief River Falls wrestling team he’s coached in his seven seasons with the Prowlers. Whether that’s good enough to get the Prowlers back to the state tournament remains to be seen. At the Section 8AA dual tournament in Fosston on Friday, Geiser acknowledges that Thief River Falls is an underdog.
Lakota is defending North Dakota Region 4 girls basketball champion. Adams-Edmore won the region in the 2005-06 season. Next season, those two programs could become one.
Section 8A wrestling appears to be as unpredictable as it’s been in several seasons.
In a season of inconsistency for the Marshall County Central boys basketball team, Colby Owens has been a model of consistency.