Jimmies Roll Past Waldorf to Complete Perfect Weekend

FOREST CITY, IA (NewsDakota.com) – Both Jimmie teams dropped 92 on Waldorf as they picked up another sweep finishing the weekend at 2-0 each. The women won easily again with a 92-47 victory. The men shot over 50% from beyond the arc in a 92-65 win. 

WBB: #10 Jamestown 92, Waldorf 47

It was all Jamestown from the start. The game was tied at 5-5 and then the defense for the Jimmies wouldn’t even let the Warriors get it across half court. Waldorf turned it over 33 times, including a career-high and possible school-record nine steals from Kyra Dewald. 

She poured in a game-high 20 points one night after getting her 1,000th career point. Jamestown is off until Saturday’s home games against Mayville State. 

MBB: Jamestown 92, Waldorf 65

When your leading scoring has only five points and you score 92 points, that usually means it was pretty good team basketball. That’s exactly what happened as the Jimmies knocked down 12 of 21 from three. Jake Hagler was the facilitator with only five points, but 10 assists and seven rebounds. 

Logan Brown lead four Jimmies in double-figures with 20 points. Riley Henderson continued his great play from Friday night with 16. Jon Purintin and Jacob Havron each had over 10. Jamestown had assists on 16 of their 30 field goals. 

The Jimmie men will be back in action on Wednesday night in Mitchell, SD when the play #10 Dakota Wesleyan. You can listen to the game on ESPN Jamestown and NewsDakota.com.

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Loboes Win Back-To-Back Barnes County Tournaments

VALLEY CITY (NewsDakota.com) The LaMoure-Litchville/Marion girls basketball team won their second consecutive Barnes County Tournament Saturday afternoon. Enderlin took third place, Oakes fifth and Maple Valley finished seventh.

Seventh Place: Maple Valley 39 Griggs County Central 34

The Raiders earned their first victory of the 2016-17 season shooting a little more than 37 percent from the field, compared to the Cougars’ 19 percent. GCC had the lead after the first eight minutes, but Maple Valley outscored their opponent 14-8 in the second, and pulled away shortly thereafter.

Maple Valley’s Sierra Wendt had 23 points in the victory, Daphane Kenninger’s 12 points lead the Cougars.

Fifth Place: Oakes 70 Sargent Central 30

The Tornadoes defeated the Cadets for the second time in a week, this time taking the consolation championship. Oakes had a double-double from Shelby Roney with 28 points and 10 rebounds, while Nichole Schmitz had 23 points in the victory.

Sargent Central had a team high 12 points from Amber Peterson.

Third Place: Enderlin 51 Barnes County North 39

After barley shooting 18 percent from the field in the first half, the Eagles put in 52 percent of their shots from the field in the second half. Barnes County North had a eight point lead at intermission before Enderlin put 19 in the third to BCN’s eight to start pulling away.

Enderlin’s Jacquelyn McCleary and Katelyn Tingley each had 11 points in the win. Hannah Wilson lead the Bison with 10 points.

LaMoure-Litchville/Marion poses with the Barnes County Tournament Championship trophy. Photo by Joel Morgan.

LaMoure-Litchville/Marion poses with the Barnes County Tournament Championship trophy. Photo by Joel Morgan.

Championship: LaMoure-Litchville/Marion 49 Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page 30

The difference in the title bout was free throw and three-point conversion. The Loboes were near perfect from the free throw line; going 11 of 12 in the game, and making all eight in the second half. Meanwhile, the Spartans failed to make a three in the contest, going 0 for seven.

LLM’s Anna Holen had 21 points, FSHP had a team high 11 from Dacotah Bergstrom.

Hannah Wilson of Barnes County North, Allison Bartholomay of Enderlin Amber Peterson of Sargent Central, Nicole Schmitz and Shelby Roney from Oakes, Tess Scott from Barnes County North, Cierra Jacobson of Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page and Jackie Meiklejohn of LaMoure-Litchville-Marion were all selected to the All-Tournament team as voted on by the team’s coaches. Zoie Breckheimer of Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page and Anna Holen from LaMoure-Litchville-Marion were unanimous selections.

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Postal Service To Deliver Sunday in Response to Recent Blizzards

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In response to this week’s blizzard across North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, the U.S. Postal Service plans to open post offices and deliver packages on Sunday across much of the affected region.

Dakotas District Manager Doug Stephens says Mother Nature knocked the postal service on its heels this week, so they’re taking this “extraordinary step” to help honor their commitments during the holiday season.

There won’t be regular main delivery Sunday, but packages will be delivered in and around communities with ZIP codes that begin with the following three digits: 565, 567, 580, 582, 583, 584, 585 and 587.

Post offices in many smaller communities in the impacted area will be open Sunday with full retail and post office box services. Hours will vary.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Beginning To Leave

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Harsh wintry weather is forcing some protesters against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline to leave a vast camp in North Dakota.

The Morton County Sheriff’s Office estimates between 1,800 and 2,200 people remain at the camp on federal land. That’s down from the estimated 3,000 to 5,000 protesters before a couple of storms brought heavy snow and bitter-cold temperatures.

Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault has called for the camp to disband, though Native American rights activist Chase Iron Eyes has implored protesters to stay.

A coalition of grassroots groups opposing the pipeline issued a statement Friday saying they support a transition to protesting against project investors. But they say they also support pipeline opponents who choose to camp overwinter.

Photo courtesy of Don Haney KFGO Radio

Photo courtesy of Don Haney KFGO Radio

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