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Party Crashers: Visiting Cardinals prevail in thriller at Rocket Homecoming

 For Homecoming 2022, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets were set to host local rivals, the Carrington Cardinals, on Thursday, Sept. 15.  With the recent rotation change, the Rockets thought they...

 

Rockets send Bison roaming

After two tough non-region losses, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets knew they needed to change up their game plan. With a new rotation and an additional three players to the varsity bench, the... Full story

 

Junior High Rockets compete in Carrington Jamboree

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Carrington Public Schools hosted their junior high volleyball jamboree. Seventh- and eighth- grade teams came from Devils Lake, Jamestown, Barnes County North Griggs-Midkota,...

 

No boost left for the Chargers

The New Rockford-Sheyenne junior high/junior varsity football teams hosted the Nelson County Chargers on Monday, Sept. 12 for their last home game of the season. The junior high team kicked off the...

 

A deafening Thunder clap

After the Medina/Pingree-Buchanan Thunder took a close loss to the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets last season, the Thunder came back this season looking for revenge. And that's just what M/P-B got:...

 

Tommies take down Rockets in three

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets' volleyball team hosted the Thompson Tommies in their season opener game on Tuesday, August 30. This season looks quite different for the Rockets. Not only were they...

 

Rockets outpace Indians at home

Sunflower seed and hot cocoa season is back and better than ever. Well, besides the four letter word we all hate soon to be arriving. The junior high and junior varsity football teams kicked off...

 

Setting the net high

Floor burn season is back. Yes, you read that right. Floor burn season, also known as volleyball. You may be thinking, "Why is she calling the volleyball season 'floor burn season'?" Well, sometimes...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    June 6, 2022

State Champ X4

The weekend of May 26-28, seemed like a perfect weekend to break some state records. Well, for NR-S sophomore, Kelsie Belquist, anyway. Belquist was among 10 other teammates to travel to Bismarck...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 30, 2022

Rocketing to state track

The final regular season track meet of the 2022 season has come to an end. A total of 23 Rocket athletes and three Warwick athletes competed at the North Central Region track meet in Rugby on...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 30, 2022

And that's a wrap on 2022 golf season

The New Rockford-Sheyenne golf team competed in two golf meets this past week; Wednesday, May 18 at Rose Creek in Fargo and Monday, May 23 at Cross Roads Golf Club in Carrington. At Rose Creek, Kage...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 23, 2022

Rockets soar at Lloyd Memorial Meet

The New Rockford-Sheyenne varsity and junior high tracksters battled the wind on Saturday, May 14 in Fessenden at the Lloyd Memorial Meet. The wind kept most athletes from finishing their events in...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 23, 2022

A hole new ball game

New Rockford-Sheyenne's golf team is nearing the end of their season. The golf team at NR-S has always been made up of only a select few students. This year, a total of six NR-S golfers are on the...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 23, 2022

Rockets girls' 4x200-meter relay team headed to state track meet

On the road, yet again. The New Rockford-Sheyenne track and field team traveled to Rugby to compete in the Hanneman Memorial track meet. With only a few track meets left before the state meet on May...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 23, 2022

NR-S club volleyball season comes to an end

The spring season of club volleyball has officially come to an end. The 16's and 14's teams finished their season as champions of their divisions in the Power League at the Prairie Tournament held in...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 16, 2022

Belquist sets CNDC Outdoor records

Mother Nature strikes yet again. The New Rockford-Sheyenne varsity and junior high teams were scheduled to attend the 2022 CNDC Outdoor in Fessenden on Tuesday, May 10. But after a few inches of rain...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 16, 2022

Athletes give it their all

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets and the Warwick Warriors traveled some miles these past two track meets, by traveling to Rugby on Thursday, May 5 and then traveling to Carrington on Saturday, May... Full story

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 9, 2022

Jensen, Belquist add four state-qualifying events at Oakes meet

The New Rockford-Sheyenne track and field team traveled to Oakes on Monday, May 2, to attempt to secure state-qualifications at the Starion Track & Field Complex. Among the 24 Rockets athletes to...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 9, 2022

Rockets get warm-up at Belcourt Indoor

The Rockets’ track team traveled to Belcourt on Thursday, April 28 to compete in the Turtle Mountain Invite. Although this meet didn’t count towards state-qualifying, this was more of a “glorified” practice. The Rockets still competed with...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 9, 2022

Benz leaps for first at Harvey/Wells County Jr. High Invite

The New Rockford-Sheyenne junior high track team traveled just 23 miles west to Fessenden, to compete in the Harvey/Wells County Junior High Invite on Thursday, April 28. This track meet brought in...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 2, 2022

On the Quest to Qualify

With Mother Nature finally settling down on North Dakota's second winter, the New Rockford-Sheyenne track team was able to compete in the Central Cass Varsity Quadrangular held in Casselton. Although...

 

Rocket tricksters attend Maple River Indoor at Moorhead

On Tuesday, April 5, the New Rockford-Sheyenne track team had intended on competing in the Hazen Early Bird Outdoor Meet, but due to unforeseen weather circumstances, the meet was canceled. In the nick of time, NR-S tracksters registered for the...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    April 4, 2022

Jumping for Gold

The New Rockford-Sheyenne track team traveled to Fargo on Saturday, March 26 to compete in the Class B High School Indoor Meet at the Shelly Ellig Track and Field Complex. A total of 18 Rockets'...

 

Jacobson named state champ

The New Rockford-Sheyenne archery team traveled to Minot on March 18-19, to compete in the North Dakota National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Bullseye and 3-D Tournaments. NR-S was among 38...

 

New coach, new season, new athletes

Spring is here, which means track and field has also begun. But this year’s track and field season is much different from last year. When notice was given that previous track and field coach, Cherry Heinz, had put in her resignation, NR-S athletic...

 

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