Hi-Liners Edge Huskies

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) The Hi-Liner volleyball team edged their way back to .500 in the Eastern Dakota Conference on Thursday night with a 3-1 (25-10, 25-9, 23-25, 19-25, 15-10) win over Wahpeton at the Hi-Liner Activity Center.

The win advances Valley City to 8-4 on the season. In the conference the Hi-Liners pull even with a 3-3 record. The loss drops Wahpeton to 0-5 in the EDC and 1-12 overall.

Valley City dominated the first two games pulling out double digit wins in both sets. However, in game number three the Wahpeton Huskies looked like a brand new team. Led by Karlie Metejcek who led the Huskies with 7 kills on the night, Wahpeton would force a decisive fifth game.

In the Final contest, Valley City’s Madison McDaniel had fire in her eyes from the service line throwing down three aces in the game. With the help of Claire Olson who fished the night with 13 kills, Valley City would edge out their EDC opponents.

the Hi-Liners return to the court this weekend when they host the Valley City Tournament on Saturday. The Hi-Liners return to Conference play September, 23  with a two point road match against West Fargo.



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*Update* Construction Worker Faces Sexual Assault Charge

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) A construction worker has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15 year-old girl from Nelson County.

19 year-old Joseph Chapps of Hardy, Arkansas was arrested on August 19. He had been staying at a Cooperstown motel with his aunt and uncle.

A preliminary hearing for Chapps is set for September 23 in Valley City at the Barnes County courthouse. He remains in jail on a $50,000 cash surety bond.

Chapps could face a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole if convicted on a charge of Gross Sexually Imposition.

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Contractor Cuts Wire Causes Power Outage

FARGO, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Cass County Electric Cooperative has restored power to some 490 members in the Valley City area.

A spokesperson for Cass County Electric says a contractor hit an underground wire that caused a breaker to lock out at a substation. It took crews about 2 hours to restore power to their customers.

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New NewsDakota.com Free Classifieds Page Ready

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) The NewsDakota.com Free Classifieds are up and running. The “New” NewsDakota.com FREE classifieds page is ready! Use the Free classifieds page to buy or sell goods and services. Go to NewsDakota.com and click on the Classifieds tab.

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