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Sports Shorts: Athletes of the week, UJ football schedule changes and more

Sports Shorts: Athletes of the week, UJ football schedule changes and more 2020-09-11Leave a comment

Sports activities Shorts: Athletes of the week, UJ soccer schedule adjustments and extra

Chandlar Rott, Brooklyn Nygaard and Tamra Claiborne had been lately chosen Jamestown Optimist Membership Athletes of the Week.

Rott, a senior Jamestown Excessive Faculty boys cross nation runner, was the No. 2 Blue Jay finisher on the Sept. 4 Mandan Kiwanis Meet, inserting sixth within the 5,000-meter race in 16 minutes, 24 seconds. Rott bested his private greatest by 30 seconds.

Nygaard, a seventh-grade JHS ladies cross nation runner, was the No. 2 Blue Jay finisher on the Mandan Kiwanis Meet, inserting ninth within the 5K race in 21:31 and setting a brand new private greatest by 1:12.

Claiborne, a freshman on the Jimmie ladies’s soccer group from Eastvale, California, anchored UJ’s defensive third in her first collegiate expertise to assist the Jimmies shutout William Penn (Iowa) and report two whole wins final weekend.

The College of Jamestown has postponed one other soccer sport.

The Jimmies’ Sept. 19 sport at Dordt has been rescheduled to Oct. 10. UJ was alleged to open the school soccer season this weekend at Briar Cliff, however COVID-19 has prevented the college from starting its school soccer and volleyball seasons. UJ cross nation has but to compete this fall as properly.

The Jimmies first scheduled soccer sport of the autumn is now set for Sept. 26 when UJ is planning to host Northwestern Faculty at 1 p.m.

The Nice Plains Athletic Convention (GPAC) lately introduced the next soccer sport adjustments this fall with a purpose to get video games rescheduled.

— Doane at Jamestown will likely be moved from Oct. 10 to Nov. 21.

— The Jamestown at Dordt sport scheduled for Sept. 19 will now be performed on Oct. 10 in Sioux Heart, Iowa.

— Dordt at Briar Cliff will likely be moved from Nov. 7 to Nov. 21.

— The Jamestown at Briar Cliff sport scheduled for Sept. 12 will now be performed on Nov. 7 in Sioux Metropolis.

With the NAIA Soccer Championship Sequence (FCS) being performed within the spring, the GPAC has an additional date in November to work with (Nov. 21) and the common season will likely be prolonged by one week.

Jamestown High School senior Micah Hoke, left, recently signs a letter of intent to compete in cross country and track and field for the Jimmies. Hoke's father, Chris Hoke, is also pictured. Submitted photo

Jamestown Excessive Faculty senior Micah Hoke, left, lately indicators a letter of intent to compete in cross nation and observe and area for the Jimmies. Hoke’s father, Chris Hoke, can also be pictured. Submitted photograph

Jamestown Excessive Faculty senior Micah Hoke has signed to compete in each males’s cross nation and males’s observe and area on the College of Jamestown starting within the fall of 2021.

Hoke has a career-best time of 17 minutes, 29.3 seconds within the 5,000 meters at the highschool stage, and has primarily ran the 800, 1,600, 3,200, and relays for Blue Jays observe and area and JHS coach Ken Gardner.

“Micah has been an vital cog within the rise of the Blue Jay boys cross nation group to one of many high items in North Dakota,” mentioned College of Jamestown head cross nation coach Jim Clark. “Micah is an excellent pupil and a very nice younger man. He’ll add to the Jimmie group in additional methods than one.”

Hoke is the son of Chris and Melissa Hoke of Jamestown. He has but to declare a significant.

Hillcrest Males’s Day Outcomes

Sept. 10

Closest to the pin: No. 7 Odean Olson 13 ft, 8 inches; No. 8 Ron Qual 13-0; No. 15 Al Haag 6-5; No. 17 Dennis Weixel 4-4.

Deuce Pot: Dennis Weixel.

Door Prize: James Nygard.

The Blue Jay Junior Volleyball Inc. annual assembly will likely be held on Sept 27 at 8 p.m. in JHS (1509 10 St NE). The annual participant/dad or mum assembly will likely be held later this yr.

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