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Feels so good to be home

After a long and stressful wait, the New Rockford-Sheyenne gymnasium floor renovation is complete. The NR-S volleyball team had been practicing in the Sheyenne gymnasium until the floor in the New...

 

Cardinals conquer Rockets in three

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets traveled to Carrington to take on the local rivals in their home gym. The Rockets were defeated in three sets. The Cardinals had many kills, most coming from senior...

 

Netters take first at Lakota Tourney

On Saturday, Sept. 11, the New-Rockford Sheyenne varsity volleyball team competed in the Lakota Invitational. The tournament was divided into two pools, with a total of seven teams competing. The Rock...

 

Rockets defeat Barnes County North Bison 3-1

The Barnes County North Bison hosted the match-up against the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets on Thursday, Sept. 9. The Rockets were able to defeat the Bison in the first set 25-19, and the second set...

 

Rockets outlast Thunder

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Rockets traveled to Medina to take on the Thunder in their home gym. This match-up was initially set up to be the Rockets first home game of the season on Aug. 31, but was...

 

Tommies top Rockets in 3

The New Rockford-Sheyenne volleyball team traveled to Thompson to take on the Tommies in their home territory. Knowing the Tommies are ranked third in the state, the Rockets knew this would be a...

 

Hamre Seed named Men's Master 40, Division 2 softball champions

On August 21-22, Devils Lake Hamre Seed Clean/Elks competed in the Men's Master 40, the Division 2 men's slow pitch tournament in Jamestown. The 12 teams participating were guaranteed three games...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    June 28, 2021

Grann, Johnson compete in ND Shrine Bowl

New Rockford-Sheyenne locals, Johnny Grann and Hunter Johnson, were two of the many outstanding senior athletes to be a part of the 2021 North Dakota Shrine Bowl. The 11-man game started at 4 p.m. on...

 

Collegiate Congratulations: Boote earns Sonny Sikes Pioneer Award at CNFR

Jade Boote is a senior at Dickinson State University. She is currently in her fourth year and studying secondary business education. Jade has been serving as the Great Plains Student Director of the...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    June 7, 2021

Freshman phenom

NR-S freshman Kelsie Belquist has made her mark on N.D. Class B track and field. One of the three New Rockford-Sheyenne track athletes to compete in the NDHSAA State B Track and Field Meet in...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 31, 2021

Belquist, Heinz & Ulrich headed to state

The New Rockford-Sheyenne track team competed in the North Central Region Meet in Rugby on Friday, May 21. Kelsie Belquist, Chloe Heinz and Evan Ulrich moved on to compete in the Class B State Track Meet in Bismarck on May 28-29. Belquist competed...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 24, 2021

Grann tops all in high jump & long jump

Johnny Grann hasn't been to many track meets this year, due to Black Sox baseball season being a priority. But that doesn't mean he's not good at what he does. Grann competes in the long jump and...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 24, 2021

Ulrich, Belquist bring home first place from Fessenden Track Meet

The New Rockford-Sheyenne track team traveled to Fessenden to compete in the Fessenden Track Meet on Saturday, May 15. Two Rocket athletes brought home first-place finishes. Evan Ulrich was one of the two Rocket athletes to place first in an event....

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 24, 2021

14s take championship, 16s take second

The New Rockford-Sheyenne club volleyball teams finished their season off on Sunday, May 16, in Jamestown at the Power League on the Prairie Tournament. The 14s group took first in their pool and the...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 17, 2021

Genre is #2 in nation

Hunter Genre has had quite the year. This eighth grader at New Rockford-Sheyenne has seen some highs and lows. His family nearly lost everything in their home, including his bow and arrows, due to a...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 17, 2021

Belquist sets two new records at Rugby CNDC Outdoor Meet

Speed. When I hear the name Kelsie Belquist, I think of speed. Why you may ask? Belquist is only a freshman in high school and is an outstanding athlete in all sports, from volleyball to basketball to track, and her hard work and determination...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 17, 2021

Club Volleyball finishes pool play in Power League Tournament

The New Rockford club volleyball teams competed in the last pool play tournament of the season on Sunday, May 9, to determine where they would sit in the tournament play matches on Sunday, May 16. The 16s team competed against Minot Verity, Blue Jay...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 10, 2021

Rockets take first in 4x800 relay

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Track team traveled to Oakes on Monday, May 3 to compete in the Oakes Open. The 4x800 Relay team for New Rockford-Sheyenne consists of Kelsie Belquist, Ava Peterson, Katie...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 10, 2021

Belquist takes first at Mariya Tate Memorial Meet

Freshman Kelsie Belquist has state-qualified in six events for state track this year. With state qualifications secured, now is the time to work on improving her time in these events. Belquist competed in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash,...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 10, 2021

Granger places first at H/WC Jr. High Invite

Eighth grader Porter Granger added an inch to his long jump since the Panther Booster Meet back on April 22. Granger competed in the long jump, high jump, 200-meter dash, and the 200-meter hurdles. Granger placed first in both the long jump and high...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 10, 2021

Elementary club volleyball season comes to an end

The New Rockford-Sheyenne fourth through sixth grade volleyball team ended their season on April 27 in a match up against Maddock. The youth volleyball season began back on March 7th. The girls...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 10, 2021

Johnson, Grann selected for 2021 N.D. Shrine Bowl

Hunter Johnson and Johnny Grann of New Rockford-Sheyenne are two of the 27 individuals chosen for the 9-Man East team in the 2021 N.D. Shrine Bowl. John Fischer of Benson County and Hunter Gronneberg...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 3, 2021

Club Volleyball takes championship

The New Rockford club volleyball team competed in the New Rockford club volleyball tournament this past weekend. A total of seven teams competed in the 16s division and six teams competed in the 14s...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 3, 2021

Belquist, Heinz and Ulrich place first at Carrington Meet

Freshman Kelsie Belquist is on a roll this year. Not only has she already state-qualified for the 400-meter dash and triple jump, but now she has state-qualified in the 100-meter dash and 300-meter hurdles. Belquist took first in the 100-meter dash...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 3, 2021

NR-S Jr. High track excels at Panther Booster Meet

The Rockets’ Jr. High track team headed to Rugby on Thursday, April 22 to compete in the Panther Booster Jr. High meet. Eighth grader Porter Granger competed in the 200-meter hurdles, high jump and long jump eighth grade events. He received first...

 

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