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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 »

Babe Ruth heads for state

The Velva Post 39 Babe Ruth baseball team is headed for the state tournament after successfully defending their title at last weekend’s District 1 tournament in Velva.

Posted 7/21/09 (Tue) read more »

Post 39 goes to 25-10

Velva Legion baseball action

Posted 7/14/09 (Tue) read more »

Velva faces a tough Bismarck team

Velva’s Post 39 hosted the Bismarck Reps last Thursday, fighting it out till the end against a good team. In the end, Velva lost 9-7 and 8-4.

Posted 7/07/09 (Tue) read more »

Babe Ruth takes championship

The Velva Babe Ruth team hosted a tournament on June 20 and won the works with three straight wins.

Posted 6/23/09 (Tue) read more »

Legion wins three doubleheaders

The Velva American Legion team is on a winning streak, winning all three of their recent doubleheaders.

Posted 6/23/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggies have a tough go at state

In their fifth consecutive state high school baseball tournament appearance, the Aggies couldn’t muster a win and finished the tournament in the same spot as last season – eighth.

Posted 6/02/09 (Tue) read more »

Peterson named Coach of the Year

The Velva Drake Aggies track teams were in Bismarck competing at the state meet last week, and returned home with some impressive finishes. The Aggies took 26 qualifiers to the meet, the second most for any Class B school, according to Coach Dave Peterson.

Posted 5/26/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggie nine headed for state

After losing a tight 6-5 game to Surrey to determine the region’s number one seed, the Velva-Drake came back with a vengence, beating the Mustangs twice to reclaim Region 6 title. Trenton Bruner was named the Region 6 Player of the Year, and he and Weidler were nominated to the All State Team.

Posted 5/26/09 (Tue) read more »

More Aggie tracksters headed for state

“It was an exciting day for both the girls and boys track teams,” said Velva-Drake track coach Dave Peterson of the Region 6 track meet. “The depth of the boys team showed up as they were able to score in every event.” Twenty-six Aggies will compete at the state meet, and last Saturday’s regional contest saw a number of those tracksters making the grade.

Posted 5/19/09 (Tue) read more »