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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 »

Aggie track running hard

The Aggies boys and girls track teams have been burning it up, qualifying additional competitors for the state meet. At the CNDC outdoor meet on May 5, Kyle Kuntz, Josh Sandy, Steven Hauff and Michael Wiest turned in a time of 3:32.86 to qualify for state in the 1,600 relay.

Posted 5/12/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggies tied for first in region

Velva-Drake’s win over MLSG (Mohall) last week knocked Mohall out of the three-way tie for first place seed in the region, leaving Surrey and VD to battle it out.

Posted 5/12/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggies go to 10-1

The Velva-Drake baseball boys tangled with Rugby in a seven inning game last week, and came away with a 4-1 victory.

Posted 5/05/09 (Tue) read more »

Tracksters are track stars

The Velva-Drake track teams made another strong showing last week, this time at their own meet in Velva. The girls finished first with 148 points, followed by Rugby with 121 and Bottineau with 104. The boys had a second place showing with 127 points, with Rugby in first at 201. Central McLean finished third with 75 and Sheridan County-Anamoose fourth with 58.

Posted 5/05/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggies win four more

The Velva-Drake Aggies smoked the competition last week, picking up four big wins, three of them region counters. The Aggies decimated McLean County last Thursday, taking both counters by a wide margin: 16-1 and 24-3. They went on to take down Garrison on Saturday, 12-2 and 6-1.

Posted 4/28/09 (Tue) read more »

Tracksters are champions...again

The Velva-Drake Aggies are pounding it out in style this season, with the boys and girls divisions taking first at the NW Conference meet in Minot on April 21, and following up with a girls championship and boys second place at the Velva meet last Saturday.

Posted 4/28/09 (Tue) read more »

Aggie tracksters take first

The Velva-Drake Aggies made a strong showing at the Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood invitational track meet in Minot, last Thursday, taking the championship on both the girls and the boys sides of the track. The girls took first by a wide margin with 143 points, well over runners-up Killdeer with 86 points. The boys eked out first place with 119 points, followed by Beulah with 107.

Posted 4/21/09 (Tue) read more »