Carrington Defeats Benson County 3-1, Now 19-0

Maddock, N.D. (——–Carrington lost a set to open the match, but came back with 3 straight wins to down the Benson County Wildcats 3-1 (20-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-6), improving there season recored to 19-0. The Cardinals have lost only 2 sets on the year, Central Cass defeated Carrington 26-24 in the Cardinals 2-1 victory in the championship of the 2016 Valley City Optimists Tournament. The Cards were paced by Maara Nelson with a match high 17 kills. Emerson Hoornaert added 10 kills and Carmen Pederson added 7 kills and a match high 6 service aces. The Cards also connected on 92 0f 94 serves, good for 98 percent. The Wildcats were led by Erin Jorgenson with 12 kills. Benson County dropped to 10-7 0verall on the season.

Carrington will host Barnes County North next Tuesday at 7:00 P.M. and the match can be heard at  and AM 1600 KDAK.

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Hi-Liners Topped by Shanley 3-0

FARGO,ND(NEWSDAKOTA.COM)-Valley City traveled to Fargo Thursday night for an EDC Conference match against Shanley. The Deacons defeated The Hi-Liners 21-25,18-25,7-25.

With the loss Valley City’s record is now 10-9 and 3-5 in The EDC, Shanley improves to 13-3 and 4-2 in the conference.The Deacons head to Moorhead Friday. The Hi-Liners are also in action Friday playing a make match at Grand Forks Central.

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Lyle Franklin, Jr.

Lyle Franklin, Jr., age 67, of Sanborn, ND, died Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Minneapolis, MN.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Monday, October 3, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sanborn, ND with Rev. Joseph Barrett celebrant.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Sunday at Sacred Heart Church with a Prayer Service beginning at 7 PM.  Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery at Sanborn, ND.

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Oakes Volleyball Sweeps Barnes County North

OAKES ( The second match for the Oakes High School volleyball team this week netted yet another sweep; this time in Class B District 5 play as they took down the Bison of Barnes County North three games to none Thursday night.

It wasn’t the best start for the hometown Tornadoes, as they were down 14-5 in the first set, but they eventually won the match by scores of 25-23, 25-13 and 25-23.

Oakes as a team had seven aces and 33 kills. Nicole Schmitz picked up 12 kills in the victory.

Oakes is now 16-3 and 3-1 in District 5, while BCN falls to 6-9  and 1-3 in District 5. The Tornadoes hit the road for their next district affair when they visit Midkota Tuesday night to face the Mustangs of Midkota/Kensal. Coverage on KDDR-AM 1220/95.9 FM and starts around 7 p.m.

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