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 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 14, 2019 

Locals defeat 'Chucks

Locals defeat ‘Chucks In need of a victory to move up the Region 4 table, the NR-S Rockets put a strong match together and defeated the St. John Woo...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 14, 2019 

NR-S Rockets shut out Comets

It's remarkable what a few defensive adjustments can do. After giving up over 200 rushing yards the week before against Nelson County, the NR-S Rocket...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 7, 2019

NR-S swats Hornets in four

The first jump into Super Region 4 volleyball for NR-S was a successful one, even though it wasn't a clean sheet in the end for the Rockets. Coach...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 7, 2019

Rockets triumph over Chargers

Lost in another avalanche of points for the NR-S Rockets in their most recent win, was somewhat of a concerning performance in rushing defense....

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 7, 2019

Rockets go distance, but can't close on 'Cats

All four levels of volleyball for NR-S and Benson County managed a rare feat in Maddock last Tuesday, Oct. 1, as each team’s match lasted until their final deciding set and race to 15 points. The...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 7, 2019

Devils Lake tournament recap

NR-S won one of their four matches at the Devils Lake Tournament Saturday, Sept. 28. The Rockets had a record of 1-2 in pool play. They took a 23-25, 20-25 loss to the Devils Lake Firebirds’ junior...

 

Rockets pour it on in waterlogged Homecoming

In football, the thought has traditionally been that in torrential downpour conditions, a team's passing game would suffer the most. But for New...

 

Cardinals trounce Rockets

The latest edition of the Carrington/NR-S volleyball rivalry has concluded, and the Rockets will go back to the drawing board to fix some of their...

 

Nine-man Football Standings for Sept. 18

Nine-Man Football Poll Week Four September 18, 2019 (first place votes in parentheses, vote totals, overall record) 1. NR-S (17) 89 3-0 2. Cavalier...

 

NR-S Cross Country runners compete at Grahams Island

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets and numerous area schools competed in the Grahams Island Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday morning, Sept. 14, which was hosted by Devils Lake High School. As...

 

Rockets come up short in five-set marathon

Back at the net for their second regulation match of the season, the NR-S Rockets found themselves once again in a five-set match, this time against...

 

NR-S netters finish 2nd at Lakota Tournament

New Rockford-Sheyenne won three out of their five matches at the Lakota Varsity Tournament on Saturday, September 7, and came home with the second...

 

No. 1 ranked Rockets remain undefeated

Slow and steady may win the race, as the fable "The Tortoise and the Hare" has proven time and time again. In this instance, however, the hare put...

 

Rockets blast Bearcats

The traditional team walk across the railroad tracks to Jim Johnson Field set the scene for a phenomenally-successful home opener for the NR-S Rocket...

 

Thunder strikes Rockets in roller coaster five-set match

Sara Myhre's first match at the head of the NR-S Rockets was certainly a memorable one, even if the end result wasn't in her team's favor. NR-S took...

 

Harriers compete at Northwood, Carrington

NR-S' cross country team had several quick trips around state golf courses in the past week's worth of meets, competing in Northwood on Aug. 29 and...

 

NR-S runners begin year at 'Orr'iginals Invite

The five runners in the NR-S cross country program got their season underway with the ‘Orr’iginals Invitational at Parkhurst Recreation Area just north of Jamestown Saturday, August 24. In...

 

Rockets open with a "W" over Wildcats

From the tweet of the referee's whistle, New Rockford-Sheyenne established dominance in their return to the football field for the season opener in...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    August 26, 2019

Schaefer hones skills in summer golf circuit

New Rockford-Sheyenne senior Ben Schaefer concluded a successful summer golf tournament schedule on the PGA Junior Circuit in Minnesota. Ben, the son...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    August 19, 2019

Fall sports season for Rockets begins Friday night

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets will inaugurate nine months worth of high school athletics when the first game of the 2019-20 term at NR-S kicks...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    August 5, 2019

American Legion tourney roundup July 24-27 at Carrington

Stout pitching performances carried the Post 30 Black Sox of New Rockford during the meat of the District 4 Legion tournament in Carrington held July 24-27. Following a 14-0 win over Wishek/Linton in...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    August 5, 2019

Carrington beats 'Sox for District 4 title- Advances to State B in Hazen

Editor's note: In the print edition of this story, the headline erroneously stated "Post 30 beats 'Sox." It should read "Post 25 beats 'Sox," as...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    August 5, 2019

Black Sox finish 4th in State Class B Babe Ruth Tournament after 4 games played over 3 days

SNR may have bowed out of the State B Babe Ruth Tournament in Watford City after three days, but the future of baseball in Eddy County looks bright in...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    August 5, 2019

Hooking a big fish: SNR survives error-filled opener, edges Watford City Walleyes

The best baseball facility the Bakken oil boom could buy awaited the SNR Black Sox Babe Ruth team for their first Class B State Tournament appearance...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    August 5, 2019

Defending champs survive challenge from 'Sox

The oft-used sports phrase "a game of inches" certainly came into play in the SNR Black Sox Babe Ruthers' final at-bat on the second day of the Class...

 

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