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Early-season 9-man showdown

August 26, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Nearly everyone who has their ear to the ground concerning North Dakota High School football this fall has the road to the state 9-man championship running squarely through Region 1.
The region is absolutely loaded with size, speed and impact players this season, due to the major alignment overhaul that affected every region in the state during the offseason.
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Wells County one win from Grand Forks

November 5, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

The Wells County 9-man football team continued to impress with its 27-8 victory over St. John during the state quarterfinals in Fessenden last Saturday.
Playing their final season before being dissolved into a co-op with Harvey, the Bears are now just one win away from a bus ride to Grand Forks to compete in the state title game, which would be a storybook ending to the current team’s legacy that dates back to 1987.
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9 man football: Rested Pirates meet up with soaring Eagles

October 22, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

There are plenty of circumstances that high school football coach’s will point to that will tend to make some type of positive difference in the outcome of an upcoming playoff game.
Two of those circumstances are rest and momentum.
The Kidder County Pirates currently have their share of rest, not having played a game since Oct. 7, while the North Border Eagles are rolling, having won their last six games after last Saturday’s 36-6 opening-round 9-man playoff victory over Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page in Pembina. Continue Reading