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 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...

 
 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...

 

Rocket archers on target in Rolla

The New Rockford-Sheyenne archery team competed in their final regular archery tournament on March 12 in Rolla before heading to Minot on March 18-19 to shoot their hearts out in the state bullseye an...

 

Club volleyball season takes off

The New Rockford-Sheyenne club volleyball 16s team kicked off their first tournament on Saturday, March 12 in Minot at Our Redeemers’ High School. NR-S was in Pool A, which consisted of Minot Power, LRVA 16’s Blue, Minot Magic and Thompson. Pool...

 

Seven archers hit top ten at BCN Bullseye Tournament, 20 shoot personal bests

On Saturday, March 5, 57 New Rockford-Sheyenne archers along with their parents and coaches traveled to the Barnes County North public school near Leil to compete in the BCN bullseye tournament. Of...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    March 7, 2022

Rockets end season with 1-point loss to Raiders

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets and the Dakota Prairie Knights kicked off the first round of the 2022 District 7 boys' basketball tournament on Friday, Feb. 25. With the Rockets recently taking an...

 

Rockets finish 5th at District 7 Tournament

The 2022 District 7 girls' basketball tournament kicked off on Friday, Feb. 11 in the Maddock High School gymnasium with the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets versus the Harvey/Wells County Hornets. The...

 

Thunder get struck

On Monday, Feb. 7, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets traveled 40 miles south to take on the Medina-Pingree/Buchanan Thunder in the Pingree high school gymnasium. The Rockets were on a 2-game winning...

 

Rockets defeat Bison/Lady Raiders on the road

On Thursday, Jan. 3, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets skidded over to Leal to take on the Barnes County North Bison. The Rockets pulled off an exemplary win over the Bison, defeating them 81-16. With...

 

Stellar Sophomore

On Friday Jan. 28, the Rockets hosted yet another District 7 competitor: the Warwick Lady Warriors. The Rockets defeated the Lady Warriors 64-27, giving the Rockets their first District 7 win of the...

 

Cardinals flutter past Rockets

On Saturday, Jan. 29, the New Rockford-Sheyenne gymnasium hosted the Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich boys and girls varsity and junior varsity basketball teams as they competed in their annual...

 

Lady Indians remain unbeaten

The Rockets took yet another tough loss to District 7 competitors, the Four Winds/Minnewaukan Lady Indians, on Monday, Jan. 24 in Fort Totten. The Lady Indians (14-0) are currently ranked number two...

 

Rockets take District 7 loss to Benson County Wildcats

The New Rockford-Sheyenne girls' basketball team traveled to Leeds on Friday, Jan. 21 to take on the Benson County Wildcats. The Rockets fell short, losing 47-55. Benson County senior Quinn Neppl was...

 

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