West Fargo staff reports
Monday, May 14 Boys golf West Fargo and West Fargo Sheyenne at Fargo Shanley Invitational, 9 a.m. Track and field West Fargo and West Fargo Sheyenne at Moorhead Invite, 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 Baseball Grand Forks Central at West Fargo, 5 p.m., 7 p.m. West Fargo Sheyenne at Grand Forks Red River, 5 p.m., 7 p.m. Girls soccer Fargo South at West Fargo, 7 p.m. West Fargo Sheyenne at Fargo North, 5 p.m. Girls tennis Fargo Shanley at West Fargo, 4 p.m. West Fargo Sheyenne at Grand Forks Red River, 3 p.m.
The annual convention of the Exchange Clubs of North and South Dakota was recently held in Mitchell, S.D. The West Fargo Exchange Club sponsored the Dakota Territory District's two youth award winners. Tejas Bajwa, from West Fargo Sheyenne High School was chosen as the District's Youth of the Year winner. Berlyn Salwey, from West Fargo High School was the recipient of the District's ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) award.
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest students from West Fargo High School took second in this year's JA Titan Regional Competition on May 3. Kayla White, Mikayla Johnson and Jackson Worner competed virtually against other teams from North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin to create and market a company in JA Titan, an interactive online business simulation.
Special Events Read to a Dog: 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Spend some time practicing reading with friendly dogs. Registration is required. Please register at the service desk or by calling (701)433-5460. Regular Events Friday Morning Movie — "Mulan": 10:30 a.m. Friday. During an ambush, Mulan proves herself to be a brave and fearless leader. Free movie and popcorn.Rated G. Genealogy: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Bring projects or just ask questions.
Senior adults are welcome to join others at any listed locations to socialize and remain physically active. Meals served 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at Faith Lutheran Church and West Fargo High Rise. Sign up by calling (701) 356-2047 at least 24 hours prior. $4 donation, if able. Free walking track Monday through Friday at Rustad Recreation Center. Pickleball 8-11 a.m. Senior Steppers (Senior Walking Program) 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Thursday, May 17 8:45 a.m. Bone Builders at Rustad Recreation Center
Monday, May 7 Girls tennis West Fargo Sheyenne 9, Grand Forks Central 0 Singles: 1. Pr. Chemiti, WFS, def. Strauss 6-1, 6-1. 2. Gu, WFS, def. G. Spicer 6-3, 6-2. 3. Po. Chemiti, WFS, def. Welsh 6-0, 6-1. 4. Raan, WFS, def. Morken 6-2, 6-0. 5. College, WFS, def. M. Spicer 6-0, 6-1. 6. Sundlie, WFS, def. Welsh 6-2, 6-1. Doubles: 1. Knewtson/Pr. Chemiti, WFS, def. Strauss/Welsh 6-3, 6-2. 2. Po. Chemiti/Gu, WFS, def. G. Spicer/Morken 6-2, 6-1. 3. College/Sundlie, WFS, def. M. Spicer/Hanson 6-0, 6-0. Track and field Fargo South Rotary Invitational
The West Fargo Park District broke ground on its expansion project at Rustad Recreation Center on Wednesday, May 9. The West Fargo Park District is planning a $7.68 million expansion of the Rustad Center at 601 26th Ave. E. by adding 55,095 square feet of space to the southwestern side of the building that opened in August 2016.
On Thursday, June 21, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world will unite for the ninth year in a row to show support for the value of swimming lessons. A global event, The World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL), will take place over the course of 24 hours at an estimated 600 locations in more than 20 countries with the goal of generating one billion media impressions by 2019. West Fargo Public Schools' Hulbert Aquatic Center is expected to be the state's only location serving as an official host facility for the 2018 WLSL event.
Mustangs Ben Bruhschwein Bruhschwein hit two doubles for the West Fargo Sheyenne baseball team in a 10-6 Eastern Dakota Conference loss to Grand Forks Central on Friday, May 4, at Sheyenne High School. The senior first baseman went 1-for-3 from the plate as the Mustangs lost 10-3 to West Fargo in the Mustangs' second loss in a doubleheader on Tuesday, May 1, at Young Field. Packers Jake Faircloth
Zach Deem has been named Community High School Student of the Month for April. Deem enjoys Community because he gets through classes faster and focuses on certain subject, which he couldn't do at the other high school. In his free time Deem likes to draw, read and take naps. He does not have a job. After graduation, Deem plans to attend college to become an automotive technician. Deem has two dogs, both of which are annoying. He is very appreciative for Community, especially the small size due to his current health situation.