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5th Annual Roundball Classic Basketball Tournament

The 5th Annual Roundball Classic Basketball Tournament will be held in Valentine this coming weekend with boys playing on Saturday, March 5 and girls on Sunday, March 6 starting at 9:00 a.m. each day at the Valentine Middle and Valentine High Schools. The tournament is for boys and girls 6th through 8th grade.

Teams from as far as Kadoka, SD and Imperial, NE are expected to be here for this tournament. The CWF group will be handling the concessions.


Valentine Wrestlers take Runner-Up at State Duals

1st Place - David City
2nd Place - Valentine
3rd Place - Battle Creek
4th Place - North Bend Central
5th Place - Aquinas Catholic
6th Place - Central City
8th Place - Wilber-Clatonia
8th Place - Broken Bow
1st Place Match
David City defeated Valentine 33-21.
3rd Place Match
Battle Creek defeated North Bend Central 47-31.
5th Place Match
Aquinas Catholic defeated Central City 42-33.



Cherry Co. Resident Has 2 Chances For $1 Million

Steven Dent, of Mullen, placed 2nd in bareback riding and tied for 1st in the Saddle Bronc riding at the semifinals for “The American”, qualifying him for the $2m dollar finals in Dallas Cowboys Stadium this coming Sunday.

He will take on the top 10 of the 2015 PRCA standings in each event. If he beats the top 10, and is the only “qualifier” to do so, he will win $1,000,000. He is the only “qualifier” that has 2 chances at the $1m.


Youth Bowling Scores

Sunday was the first week of youth bowling and what a success it was! All of the players got to bowl two games on Sunday. Emma McMurtrey bowled for a score of 29 and improved her second game with a score of a 33. Josie Kelly knocked down some pins for a score of 45 and then came back in her second game and had a score of 46. Jakob Reinders scored a 46 in his first game and then went on to bowl a 35 in his second. Hailey Witte crushed some pins with a score of a 58 her first game and then knocked down 1 extra pin in her second game having a score of a 59. In the older Group of kids we had a career high score for Grady Russell with a 114 he also scored a 68. Taylor Battershaw racked up a 66 in her first game and had an even better second game with a score of 97. Our high scorer for the week was Ashlee Bacon as she put up a score of 127. Jackson Ravenscroft put down 85 pins and in his second game scored a 50. Austyn and Brayden Kieborz both had great days. Austyn scored a 90 and a 61, while Brayden bowled a 64 and a 78.

-Jacob Hamilton, Youth Activities Director


Valentine Wrestlers take Runner-Up at State

Valentine battled to take 2nd place at State Wrestling in Omaha with 97 points. David City placed 1st with 159.

The link to the detailed match results can be found here:

Jordan Kelber (113) placed 3rd, DJ Stephen (160) placed 3rd, Caden Billings (220) took 4th, Hudson Pearman (145) took 4th, Garrett Long (106) took 5th, and Noah Eklund (138) took 6th.


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