The Press Staff
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?
Dickinson State sophomore quarterback Hayden Gibson threw two touchdown passes of 25 and 24 yards in the Blue Hawk's 45-0 shutout of Waldorf University on Saturday, Oct. 14. Gibson completed 71 percent of his passes for 268 yards and threw no interceptions. DP: Where are you from? And why did you choose to attend DSU? HG: "I went to Bismarck High School in Bismarck, N.D. I chose DSU because I love the coaching staff and I love the facilities here and just the team atmosphere."
Mott-Regent-New England senior Josh Wallace scored five touchdowns on Saturday, Oct. 14 to help the Wildfire to a 38-32 victory over Ray-Powers Lake in the 9-man football playoffs. Wallace rushed for 179 yards and three touchdowns, he threw for 157 yards and another touchdown and he returned a kickoff 55 yards for another score. DP: How long have you been playing football and what is your favorite part of the sport? JW: "I've been playing football through high school and I just love running the ball and hitting people."
Gladstone Rural Fire Chief Joe Wanner said about 52 bales of hay caught fire on a combined trailer heading west on Interstate 94 between Gladstone and Taylor on Tuesday afternoon. The fire shut down part of I-94 for sometime to fight the blaze and clean up. The cause of the blaze is unknown. The driver of the semi was not harmed. (Submitted photo)