The Press Staff
Junior running back Deonte Dixon was one of nine players on the Dickinson State football team to score a touchdown in the team's 70-7 blowout of Mayville State. He was the only player to score two touchdowns, though, and also led the team with 86 rushing yards over. DP: Where are you from and why did you choose DSU?
Sarah Mayer, a senior outside hitter on the Dickinson Trinity volleyball team, led the Titans with 19 kills against Heart River on Thursday, Nov. 9, helping her team win the Region 7 tournament with a 3-0 sweep of the Cougars. She also added ten digs, a block and an ace. In the semifinal versus New England, Mayer led the team with 19 digs and also earned six kills and an ace. In the quarterfinal game against Bowman County she earned a team-leading 10 digs as well as two aces and one assist.
Alexa Walby, a junior setter on the Dickinson Trinity volleyball team, earned her 2000th career assist in the Titan's 3-1 win over Killdeer on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Walby earned 42 assists on the day and also contributed eight digs. DP: What does 2,000 career assists mean to you? AW: "It's such a team thing. I'm can't do my job without my passers and without my hitters being so aggressive so I really owe it all to my team and my coaches. My coaches are amazing, so it was a really cool moment for all of us."
Bailey Smith, a freshman on the Dickinson State cross country team, placed fourth at the North Star Athletic Association meet, helping the Blue Hawk women to their third-consecutive conference championship. She finished the 5K race in 19 minutes and 19 seconds, just 46 seconds behind the first place finisher. DP: Where are you from and why did you choose DSU? BS: "I'm from Kalispell, Mont. and I chose Dickinson because it was just so inviting and it was like a family from the first second I got here and I wanted to further my running career."
Authorities have released the names of those involved in a deadly crash that occurred north of Dickinson on Thursday morning. Joseph Watson, 81 of East Point, Ga., was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The Dickinson Trinity defensive line helped the Titans defeat the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers 40-0 in the Class A quarterfinals 40-0, earning their sixth shutout on the season on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Biesiot Activities Center. Furthermore, lineman Jacob Kubas sacked Lakers quarterback Dante Gunville in the third quarter, allowing lineman Logan Karsky to pick up the ball and run over 50 yards to the end zone. DP: You guys have had six shutouts so far this season. Why were you successful?
Kylie Hadley, a junior outside hitter on the Dickinson State volleyball team helped the Blue Hawks go 1-1 this week, defeating Dakota State (S.D.) 3-1 and falling to Bellevue University (Neb.) 3-0. Hadley led the team against the Trojans with 12 kills, 3 aces and also added 10 digs on Friday, Oct. 27 and led the Blue Hawks with nine kills against the Bruins on Saturday, Oct. 28. DP: Where are you from and why did you choose DSU?
People young and old and even some animals hit the streets on Tuesday to trick-or-treat at various events around town.
Dickinson State athlete of the week Christopher Moreno, a senior runner on the Dickinson State cross country team, finished fifth of 104 runners at the Mount Marty invite in Yankton, S.D., on Saturday, Oct. 21. He completed the 8K race in 26 minutes and 40 seconds, helping the men's team earn first overall at the meet. DP: Where are you from? And why did you choose to attend DSU?
High school athlete of the week Joe Bates, sophomore running back on the Dickinson Trinity football team, scored three touchdowns for the Titans in their 47-6 win over Stanley high school in the first round of Class A playoffs on Saturday, Oct. 21. He scored off rushes of 3 and 44 yards and after catching a 9-yard pass from Trinity quarterback Aric Knopik. Bates ended the day with 51 yards on the ground. DP: How long have you been playing football and what is your favorite part of the sport?