Herald Staff Report
Austin Reed's two touchdown runs led Hillsboro to a 38-28 road win over Grafton on Friday night. Reed scored on touchdown runs of 1 and 42 yards. Grafton's fourth-quarter rally came up short. The Spoilers scored the game's final two touchdowns on a Brandon Garza 39-yard catch from Dalton Albrecht and an 11-yard run by Marcus Niemann. Hillsboro's Tayson Ambuehl started the scoring in the first quarter with a 49-yard touchdown run and teammate Grant Skager made it 16-0 at halftime after he ran in a score from 21 yards out.
Local clipboard COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Minnesota 3, UND 1 MINNEAPOLIS—No. 3-ranked Minnesota fought off North Dakota 3-1 in the Gophers' home opener during the first day of the Diet Coke Classic. UND dropped the first set 25-12 but won 25-21 in the second set.
Polk County West is no longer just a three-headed rushing attack. Leo Carrizzalez carried the ball four times for 110 yards and two touchdowns—becoming the fourth Polk County West player to rush for 100-plus yards in a game this season—as the Thunder rolled past Red Lake 68-8 in East Grand Forks on Friday. "Leo is a backup, but he has some very good speed," Polk County West coach Darrin Byklum said. Polk County West moved to a perfect 3-0 with the lopsided win.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—Jake Dickinson's 1-yard touchdown run in the third quarter lifted Park Rapids to a 7-0 win over East Grand Forks Senior High on a rainy Friday night. "I'm proud of our effort and attitude," Senior High coach Ryan Kasowski said. "Coming off a 50-0 loss, you wonder how the kids are going to respond. But the kids came out and gave everything they had. We just couldn't come away with the win." Park Rapids improved to 3-0 behind Dickinson's 14 carries for 32 yards and Riley Clark's one carry for 66 yards.
FARGO—The Grand Forks Central football program returned to the win column in a big way Friday night. Central quarterback Zack Murphy passed for 200 yards and ran for more than 100 more as the Knights beat Fargo North 29-0. "I told them after the game I was so proud of their effort," Central coach Bill Lorenz said. "We asked them to believe and trust themselves. They did that tonight. They battled and competed, and I'm happy they were rewarded."
St. Rose of Lima hosting turkey dinner The St. Rose of Lima Church in Hillsboro, N.D., will host a fall dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. The dinner offers traditional turkey dinner, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, carrots, coleslaw, buns and pie. Adults eat for $11, ages 12 and under for $5 and preschoolers for $3. Meals can be taken out for $13. St. Michael's hosting fall dinner
A documentary film on America's nuclear weapons, based on a book by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fire Hall Theatre in Grand Forks. The film, "Command and Control," is based on Eric Schlosser's book "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident and the Illusion of Safety." Schlosser, an award-winning author, is best known for the book, "Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal," a New York Times best-seller that changed the way people think about what they eat.
Prep volleyball 6 Thursday's results Carrington def. New Rockford 25-14, 25-9, 25-17 EGF Senior High 22-25-26-25, Red Lake CC 25-22-24-9 EGF Senior High (kills-blocks-service aces)—Megan Boman x-x-3, Kayla Nelson 36 assists, 7 aces, Livia Pesch 7-x-x, Haylie Carlstrom 13-x-x, Julia Warmack 11-x-x Red Lake Co. Central (kills-blocks-service aces)—Calyssa Eskeli 10 assists, Megan Berberich 10 assists, Sydnie Gunderson 5-x-x, Ashley Longtin 9-x-1, Kelsie Sirjord 6-x-x, Julia Bernstein 5-x-x, Nikki Schmitz x-x-2
• It's Potato Bowl Weekend. The UND Fan Luncheon is at 11:30 a.m. at the Alerus Center. A free concert to welcome the new UND president and first lady is at 2 p.m. in Hughes Fine Arts Center. The Get Wet & Run Wild Kid's Fun Run is at 4 p.m. today at Choice Health and Fitness. Also, JLG's Rock the Streets is from 7 to 11 p.m. today. Pancake breakfasts, the Rotary's at Grand Forks Central and the Sons of Norway Potato Pancake Feed at Gyda Varden Lodge, are each from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning; the parade starts at 10:30 a.m. The Alerus parking lot opens at 11 a.m.
• The YMCA will host the Pumpkins for Parkinson's Grand Pumpkin Growing Contest from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct 5. The community is welcome to join in the celebration, which will include music and food in addition to pumpkins. All proceeds will benefit Parkinson Wellness Recovery participants. You can donate by phone, mail or online. Contact Patti McEnroe for more information at (701) 775-2586.