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Netters take two

Heading into a string of district games, the Velva Aggies set the tone by beating the Ryan Lions 25-17, 25-15- 21-25 and 25-14 on Sept. 15 in Velva. The girls then picked up another win in Sawyer, going 25-13, 25-17 and 25-19 on Sept. 17th.

Posted 9/22/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggies add another shut-out

After sitting out much of last season with a shoulder injury, Aggie Collin Kittelson seems to be making up for lost time. Last Friday night, the Velva junior scored 4 touchdowns in the first half as the Aggies rolled over their old rivals, the Stanley Blue Jays, 31-0.

Posted 9/15/09 (Tue) read more »

Netters take third

Admitting “consistency is still an issue,” Velva volleyball coach Diana Thingstad still had positive things to say about her girls following last week’s loss to Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood. “We came out strong, but communication broke down and momentum switched,” she said. “We got back on track and took the fourth game, but couldn’t hold on in the fifth, and deciding, game.”

Posted 9/15/09 (Tue) read more »

XCountry competes in Cooperstown

The Velva cross country team was in Cooperstown last Saturday, and two of the Aggie ladies made impressive showings.

Posted 9/15/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggies shut out Lions

A defensive battle and a one yard stand helped the Velva Aggies shut out the Minot Ryan Lions 14-0 last Friday night.

Posted 9/01/09 (Tue) read more »

XCountry off and running!

This year, Velva officially has a cross country track team, and Coach Dave Peterson is excited about the prospects. There are 13 junior and senior high students out for the trekking team, and Peterson points to Kara Kuntz as the core.

Posted 9/01/09 (Tue) read more »

Netters open in Bottineau

The Velva volleyballers opened the new season at the Bottineau tournament, taking part in pool play making their way to the final competition.

Posted 9/01/09 (Tue) read more »

Babe Ruth takes third in state

After a tough start, the Velva Babe Ruth team came back to win three in a row before falling in close 5-6 game with Casselton and ending in third at last weekend’s State Babe Ruth Tournament in Mayville.

Posted 8/04/09 (Tue) read more »

Legion plays deep into state tourney

Velva’s Post 39 couldn’t pull out two wins over Casselton in last weekend’s State American Legion Tournament, and the 1-10 loss to Casselton in the loser-out bracket sent Velva home sooner than they would have liked.

Posted 8/04/09 (Tue) read more »

Legion nine head for state

Velva’s Post 39 Legion team is on its way to the State Legion Tournament in Beulah this weekend after winning last weekend’s Section 5 tournament in Surrey. “The tourney was a big confidence booster for our team, we scored a lot of runs and played solid defense,” said Coach Travis Bruner. “It will take more of the same for us to be successful in the state tourney.”

Posted 7/28/09 (Tue) read more »