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Aggies get their feet wet

The Velva cross country team literally got their feet wet at last weekend’s meet in Jamestown. The race was held at Pipestem Dam, and the course included hills and streams.

Posted 8/31/10 (Tue) read more »

Post 39 takes sectional championship

Velva’s Post 39 headed into last week’s Section 5 tournament as the number two seed, but came away with first place and a berth at this week’s state tournament in Grafton. It wasn’t an easy road, however, as the Velva nine had to play two championship games to claim the title. Post 39 lost a 2-1 squeaker to Rolette on Saturday, only to return to Kumm Field on Sunday and beat the Muskrats 14-8 in a come from behind blast. In all, Velva faced off with Rolette three times, the first on Thursday when they beat the Muskrats 8-2 and sent them into the loser’s bracket.

Posted 7/27/10 (Tue) read more »

Post 39 on the road

The Velva Legion Post 39 baseball team has been hard at it the last few weeks, picking up several wins and competing in tournaments.

Posted 6/22/10 (Tue) read more »

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 »