The Press Staff
Dawson Wilson, an eighth grader on the Dickinson High boys swim and dive team finished tenth in the 1-meter dive with a score of 325.9 at the state championships in West Fargo on March 2 and 3. He also swam on the 400-yard freestyle relay team which placed 13th with a time of four minutes and 5.55 seconds. DP: How long have you been swimming for? DW: "This is my sixth year." DP: How did you get into swimming? DW: "My mom was like 'Do you want to get into another sport in the winter?' and she picked swimming for me.
Kadara Marshall, a junior on the Dickinson State track and field team was one of eight Blue Hawks to travel to NAIA indoor track and field national championships in Pittsburg, Kan. on March 1-3. Marshall competed in the triple jump in which she finished 16th with a best jump of 11.29 meters or 37 feet and 0.05 inches. DP: Where are you from and why did you choose DSU?
CHI St. Alexius hospital in Dickinson has lifted visitor restrictions, the hospital said in a press release. The visitor restrictions were originally announced in January due to the severity of this year's influenza strain. Children were previously prohibited from visiting patient rooms/areas and visitation was restricted to immediate family. Visitors were also asked to wear a mask.
Tuesday Dickinson Press delivery may be delayed. City officials have issued a travel advisory for the City of Dickinson due to blowing snow, reduced visibilities, and slippery roads. Citizens are urged not to travel unless absolutely necessary. The Dickinson Press carriers will deliver Tuesday as soon as the ban is lifted. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
The city of Dickinson has issued a travel alert due to poor visibility, blowing snow and slippery road conditions. Residents are urged to use extreme caution while driving and allow extra travel time if driving is absolutely necessary.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation, along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol have extended the travel alert to include southwestern North Dakota including Dickinson and surrounding areas due to icy road conditions and reduced visibility, the NDDoT said in a press release Monday morning.
Terrell Butler, a senior on the Dickinson State men's basketball team scored a team-leading and season-high 25 points in the North Star Athletic Association conference championship game in which the Blue Hawks fell 73-70 to Mayville State. He also contributed 11 points in the semifinal win over Viterbo and 14 points in the first round win over Dakota State. The Blue Hawks have made two straight appearances in the NSAA championship game. DP: Where are you from and why did you choose DSU?
Trae Murray, a senior forward for the Killdeer girls basketball team, scored 22 points as the Cowboys defeated Bowman County on the Region 7 Tournament Championship Game. Murray averaged 15 points through three tournament games and was selected to the All-Region 7 Team. DP: How long have you been playing basketball and what's your favorite part about it?
Jaren Berger, a junior on the Dickinson High wrestling team, was the top finishing Midgets wrestler at the 2018 State Wrestling Championships. Competing in the 120-pound weight bracket as the fourth seed, Berger defeated Bismarck High junior and top-seeded Laken Boese by a 5-3 decision in the tournament's third place match. DP: How long have you been wrestling and what's your favorite part about it?
Cleet Wrzesinski, a freshman on the Dickinson state indoor track and field team, won the North Star Athletic Association heptathlon on Monday, Feb. 12 with a score of 4,700 points, shattering the previous record of 4,292 points held by teammate/senior Thomas Sease. Both athletes qualified for the NAIA national meet on March 1. On Saturday, Feb. 17, the Blue Hawk men took home their fourth consecutive NSAA indoor track and field title, aided by Wrzesinski's second place finish in the 200m and the 60m hurdles as well as his third place finish in the long jump.