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Rockets end season with win, defeat Dunseith again in regional play-in

In the last three days of the 2019 regular season, the NR-S Rocket volleyball team got pretty well acquainted with the Dunseith Dragons. One match came about when it did as a weather postponement,...

 

NR-S grad McKnight finishes second season with VCSU

Valley City State University sophomore Joshua McKnight has made a name for himself as a small school athlete contributing for the NAIA's Vikings. The...

 

NR-S net campaign ends with sweep by Wildcats

New Rockford-Sheyenne may have gotten their tickets to the ball, but their stay on the dance floor was unfortunately short-lived. The Benson County...

 

Sweep for NR-S over Knights

The Rockets traveled to McVille Monday, Nov. 4, and came home from the regional contest with something to celebrate. The Rockets took a three-set swee...

 

Rocket netters drop pair to Rolla, North Star

Two hard-fought losses in Super Region 4 play for the NR-S Rockets have knocked them into the unenviable position of having to play in one of the...

 

Ihry's big game for F-S-H-P ends Rockets' season

One of the most frustrating and demoralizing aspects of defensive football, whether it be as a player, coach or fan, is knowing exactly what play is...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    November 4, 2019

Rockets rout Tigers in 9-man playoff

It's one of the goals good football teams work for all year, the right to host a playoff game. It didn't quite work out as planned on the NR-S...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    November 4, 2019

Volleyball: Mustangs sweep Rockets

Two teams hoping to right their respective ships down the home stretch of the Class B volleyball season met up in New Rockford this past Monday night...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    November 4, 2019

Rockets wipe the floor with Comets

The NR-S Rockets maintained their important top four positioning in the Super Region 4 standings table with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-21) victory at the expense of the Rolette-Wolford Comets in New...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 28, 2019

Rockets burn Dragons

The experience of looking like pigs rolling around in the barnyard muck in Cavalier, not to mention the fun time players' mothers had washing...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 28, 2019

NR-S wins one of four matches at Carrington tourney

They had to wait one extra week to finish it, but the NR-S Rockets joined 11 other teams participating in the Carrington Varsity Tournament Saturday,...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 21, 2019

Rockets fall in OT at Cavalier Mud Bowl

The consensus top two teams in Nine-Man football in the state of North Dakota met on a sopping wet and slippery field in Cavalier last Tuesday night,...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 21, 2019

Rockets take five to beat FW-M

The NR-S Rockets boarded the bus following a five-set marathon Super Region win in Fort Totten Monday, Oct. 14, but the mood was more of relief than...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 21, 2019

Storm causes volleyball postponements

Mother Nature took a sledgehammer to area sports schedules, and the NR-S volleyball team was no exception to her wrath. The Rockets’ match originally slated on October 10 with Dunseith was moved to...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    October 21, 2019

Rocket harriers at Souris Valley meet

In between bouts of nasty weather, whether it be rain or dense snow, the hardy NR-S cross country runners took to one of the bigger meets in the area on Saturday, Oct. 5. The Souris Valley...

 
 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... Full story

 
 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...

 

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