Eye on SW ND Sports

Night Hawk girls finished 37th out of 46 teams with only one runner and the boys finished 44th out 50 teams and again with only one runner. Night Hawk Sidra Sadowsky finished 23rd with a time of 20:42.45.

Sheldon Christenson
For the Record

The winning girls time was 18:26.4 by Reagan Baseler of Hillsboro/Central Valley. Bowman’s Alexius Miller finished 11th with a time of 19:50.0. In the boys division Night Hawk Mitchell Daley finished 143rd with a time of 19:53.0. Bowman’s Brian Miller finished 7th with a time of 16:48.2. Robert White of New Town was first with a time of 15:52.6. New Town won the boys division and Rugby the girls division with Bowman Co. finishing second in both divisions.

Brooke Schneider and Jenny Riemann coached the junior high volleyball teams. The 7th grade finished with a 25-10 record and the 8th grade finished 17-23. 8th Grade roster: Mara Munro, Olivia DeFoe, Avery Sanford, Ellie Johnson, Jocie Wolff, Sophia Freitag, Vanessa Oase, Sondra Earl, Oliviah Havelka, Gabby Dix, Sarah Holzkamm, Jaylyn Pekas, Hailey Ringham. I listed the 7th grade roster in my October 11 column.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Veteran Major League Baseball umpire Gary Cederstrom, a graduate of Minot High School and former North Dakota High School Activities Association official will serve as crew chief for the 2019 Major League Baseball World Series. This is Cederstrom’s fourth World Series assignment (previously 2005, 2011 and 2015). He also served as crew chief in the 2015 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets.
The Night Hawk volleyball team has a Nov 5 match with Bowman Co. at Scranton that will decide who wins the Region 7 championship and thus the #1 seed in the Region tourney.

An update from the Trinity volleyball match on Oct. 15, both Night Hawk C Squad and JV lost.

Head Beulah Volleyball Coach Brian Filibeck put out the latest Region 7 Volleyball Coaches Poll Top 5 as of October 24. No changes from the last poll.

1 Bowman Country (4 first place votes)
2 Hettinger-Scranton (3 first place votes)
3 Trinity
4 Heart River
5 Beulah

According to the Dickinson Press the Richardton-Taylor-Hebron’s football team is unsure if they can fill out a team next year. I looked at their roster on the NDHSAA web site and there are only 22 players listed, 10 seniors, three juniors, six sophomores and three freshmen. They were bumped up to 11-Man for the 2019-20 seasons. I left messages with their Activity Director but as of my suspense date for the paper I received no response back.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Each Friday NDHSAA Media Specialist Tom Mix posts several NDHSAA Fun Facts on the NDHSAA NOW site. Here are a few:
• Griggs County Central won three consecutive NDHSAA Class B boys cross country team state championships from 1996-1998.
• A.J. White Bull of Fort Yates won the NDHSAA Class B boys cross country individual state championship in 1991.
• Bowman has won 25 NDHSAA Class B girls cross country team state championships most recently 2005.
• Beth Axtman of Hazen won the NDHSAA Class B girls cross country individual state championship in 1991.
• North Star defeated Hankinson 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-21) in the 2014 NDHSAA Class B volleyball state championship match.
Sports schedule for the coming week is as follows:

– Nov 2, Boys Elementary Basketball Tourney at Lemmon
– Nov 2, Quarter-Finals of 9-Man and Division A Football Playoffs
– Nov 4, Boys Elementary Basketball at Lemmon
– Nov 5, Varsity Volleyball vs Bowman Co. at Scranton
– Nov 9, Semi-Finals of 9-Man and Division A Football Playoffs

See you at the games.

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