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The city of Horace was recently recognized amongst 49 other U.S. communities by taking third place in the SC Johnson Green Choices Recycling Challenge, and was awarded with a $15,000...
On Friday, students from West Fargo High School and Cheney Middle School participated in the first Hour of Code, an international event that was a part of Computer Science Education Week and spearheaded by the Microsoft TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) team. The students were part of an estimated 2 million students around the world that took part in the Hour of Code. At the high school, students were encouraged to stop in the library during their free period and take part in online tutorials – featuring Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, among others – on the ins and outs of
The Packer wrestling team showed this weekend that they haven’t missed a beat since winning the state title. The team rolled over the competition in Saturday’s Dan Unruh Memorial Tournament in Wahpeton, taking first place out 14 teams with a total score of 320.5, setting a new tournament record and beating second-place Frazee by almost 140 points. "It was a very good start to our season,” head coach Kayle Dangerud said. “Our guys won some hard-fought matches.
On Saturday, Nov. 30, the Packers picked up their first win of the season against Fargo North. However, they were unable to carry that momentum into the next week, being unable to score and falling to Grand Forks Red River -- last season’s second-best team in the east-- on Friday night by a score of 4-0. The Pack held the Roughriders to just one goal in the first period, but Grand Forks exploded in the second with three goals, two of them within 20 seconds of each other. Senior goalie Bailey Vareberg stopped 24 shots on goal, including 10 in the second period.
The Packers traveled to Bismarck on Friday night, but fell to the Demons 3-1. It was the Packers’ first regular-season loss to a North Dakota team since February 2012. The Packers were in a 2-0 hole by the early part of the third period.
By Daniel Determan Last season, the West Fargo boys basketball team went 15-9 and had the No. 4 seed in the playoffs, then surprised us by picking up three close victories and claiming their first Eastern Dakota Conference since 2010. “We continued to improve throughout (the season), and we were playing our best basketball at the time when you want to be playing your best basketball,” head coach Greg Limke said.
In Monday’s meeting, the West Fargo School Board got its first look at its next elementary school — which will be built in the Wilds subdivision — courtesy of Julie Rokke from YHR Partners in Moorhead. The school will be located at the corner of 52nd Avenue and Ninth Street West. The board unanimously approved the purchase of the 12-acre site in the Wilds during their Oct. 27 meeting.
After a disppointing first week to their season, the West Fargo boys hockey team responded on Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Fargo North for the team’s first East Region victory. The game saw the Packers go down early after a first-period goal from Spartan forward Jackson Graalum. The score would stay 1-0 until early in the second period, when Packers’ senior forward Tyler Berginski scored a game-tying goal. Junior Riley Vareberg and senior Jake Wasem were both credited with an assist on the play. The scored remained tied until the fifth minute of the third period, when senior forward Ty
Stars and Strikes Honor Scores Week of Nov. 25 Monday Juniors Boys High Game: 202 Andrew Jonson, 202 Logan Dalbol, 193 Grant Schaefer High Series: 521 Andrew Jonson, 516 Grant...
The Packers took the ice on Tuesday for the first time since ending last season with a 21-2-0 record and a second-place finish in the state tournament, topping the Devils Lake Firebirds 16-0 at Veterans’ Memorial Arena. The consensus after such a big win was surprising: things could have been better. “We have a lot to work on,” senior defenseman and team captain Kourtney Lothspeich said. “Our passing and shooting needs some work. We just have to work harder throughout the year.