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Velva athletes compete at tournament

The East-West American Legion All Star game was played in Mayville last Sunday, June 13. Taking the field for the West team were local ballplayers Jon Mack, Garrett Wible and Ty Bruner, all fresh off their state high school championship run.

Posted 6/17/10 (Thu) read more »

A picture perfect tournament

The Aggies fought off the curse of the losing opener at last week’s state tournament by beating Enderlin-Maple Valley 2-0 in their first game. Coach Gene Buen credited “great pitching and defense” with the win, as Jon Mack and Ty Bruner shared pitching duties.

Posted 6/08/10 (Tue) read more »

Aggies rip it up at state track meet

One of the highlights of the track meet was qualifying 26 athletes for this years meet which was the second most among class B schools. It was a very satisfying finish to the season as the boys finished with 33 points which was good for seventh place. It was one of the top finishes ever for boys track.

Posted 6/03/10 (Thu) read more »

Aggies headed for state baseball tourney

“The Aggies played three exceptional games, all phases were very good. Hope to carry that type of game into state play.” Those words came from Velva-Drake baseball coach Gene Buen following last week’s Region 6 tournament in Velva.

Posted 6/03/10 (Thu) read more »

Aggies qualify more for state track

The Velva-Drake-Anamoose track teams were in Rugby for the Region 6 meet last weekend, and both teams returned with second place trophies and even more state qualifiers. “It was a very good day for the Aggies,” said Velva Coach Dave Peterson. “Everyone gave a great effort all day.”

Posted 5/25/10 (Tue) read more »

Golfers teeing off for state

With the state golf meet scheduled for next week, Velva’s Taylor Lakoduk earned his way into the competition, shooting a 90 at Souris and finishing in the top ten. The young golfer will now tee off at the state meet in Carrington on June 1-2.

Posted 5/25/10 (Tue) read more »

Track team running it down

The Velva-Drake-Anamoose track team is having a stellar season as the boys and girls continue winning and racking up state qualifiers. Velva hosted the Northwest Conference on April 20, and marked the occasion in style as the girls took first and the boys took second.

Posted 4/28/10 (Wed) read more »

Aggies on a roll

After suffering 6-1 and 5-4 defeats at the hands of Minot Ryan, the Velva-Drake nine went on to take out Surrey 4-3 and 15-5 and then Garrison 5-2. Garrison won the second non-counter game, 5-3.

Posted 4/28/10 (Wed) read more »

Aggie annilihate Central McLean

Stellar pitching performances and heavy hitters lifted the Velva-Drake nine to a couple of big wins over Central McLean, 14-0 and 9-3.

Posted 4/20/10 (Tue) read more »

Aggies fall to Ryan

The Velva-Drake nine fell hard to prennial state champs, the Minot Ryan Lions, in baseball play last Friday. Minot took the opener 5-1 and then zapped the Aggies 10-0 in the nightcap.

Posted 4/13/10 (Tue) read more »