Volume 124, Number 32
Wells County Sheriff Curtis Pellett of Fessenden, left, presented a plaque to Benson County Sheriff Steve Rohrer, right, thanking the Benson County Sheriff’s Office for assistance in investigating the Willey murders at Sykeston and a drug bust in the Harvey area earlier this year. "Benson County has good relations with its neighboring counties," Pellett said, "and it’s only fair that we recognize Benson County for the help it has extended." Pellett is presently North Dakota’s longest-serving sheriff.
Leeds homecoming candidates
Leeds High School will hold homecoming activities September 10-14. Students and teachers will take part in theme days. Monday was Nerd Day, Tuesday was Patriotic Day, Wednesday will be Class Theme Day, Thursday will be Lions Day and Friday will be Raiders Day. Activities Friday are a parade at 2:15 p.m., coronation ceremony at 3:15 p.m., pep rally from 5 to 7 p.m., including a tailgate supper sponsored by United Community Bank of Leeds, NCB Raiders vs. TGU Titans at 7 p.m. and the homecoming dance at the Leeds High School gym from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight. The public is invited to take part in all activities. Homecoming candidates are, left to right, back row: John Lunde, son of Kevin Lunde and Marilyn Knutson; Eric Schlieve, son of Cal and Vicky Schlieve; Chris Tofsrud, son of Allan and DeShawn Tofsrud; and Reid Haagenson, son of Lorin and Patty Haagen-son. Middle row: Alisha Strand, daughter of Mike and Donna Strand; Lindsay Anderson, daughter of Greg and Karen Anderson; Callie Brossart, daughter of Ronnie and Rita Brossart; and Amber Bracken, daughter of Richard and Melody Bracken. In the front row are Keaton Nelsen, son of Kim and Kyle Nelsen and Callie Lawrence, daughter of Gerald and Wendy Lawrence.
Bobcats VB team keeps win streak
The Maddock Bobcats girls’ volleyball team had an easy week with only one game in their schedule. They traveled to McClusky to face the Sheridan County Coyotes Thursday, Sept. 6 and returned home with a 3-0 victory, increasing their overall record to 8-1.
Maddock 25 25 25
Sheridan County 21 17 13
Maddock: kills – Jessie Schwanke 6, Erin Leier 5, Jillian Maddock 5, Sharisa Yri 4, Alisha Knutson 4, Michelle Olson 2; aces – Maddock 2, Kimberly Randle 1, Shannon Schloss 1, Olson 1; digs – Randle 28, Knutson 28, Schloss 15, Leier 12, Yri 10, Olson 7, Maddock 6, Schwanke 4, Kaidi Kenner 3, Kara Kallenbach 2, Erin Yri 1, Alexis Buckmier 1; assists – Leier 12, Schloss 5, Knutson 3, Yri 2, Randle 1, E. Yri 1.
Sheridan County: no stats available.
Shannon Schloss of the Maddock Bobcats had her eye on the ball Thursday in McClusky. Teammate Alisha Knutson (13) also kept close watch. (Photo courtesy of the McClusky Gazette.)
Greenhands get FFA booklets
Twenty-one 9th grade members of the A.S. Gibbens FFA Chapter of Maddock received their official FFA Student Handbooks. The handbooks are sponsored by Farm Credit Services of North Dakota, compliments of the Rugby Farm Credit Services office. Left to right, front row, are Mikel Buckmier, Benjamin Backstrom, Nikita Wright, Justin Streifel and Mylee Kenner. Middle row: Ashley Weigler, Kayla Lauinger, Drew Lauinger, Rachel Olson, Mackenzie Bullinger, Ashley Foss, Janna Rice and Ryan Lang. Back row: Trey Benson, JD Schmid, Mason Tandeski, Noah Engels, Courtney Hestdalen, Alex Brandvold, Brennan Eyl and Preston Gilderhus.