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Watford sweeps Region 7 Track Meet

Watford City made it a clean sweep at the Region 7 Track Meet on Saturday as both the boys and girls team ran away from the competition to emerge as regional champions.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed)read more »

Pederson qualifies for State Class B Girls Golf Tourney

Karson Pederson earned the right to advance to the State B Girls Golf Tournament with a second place finish at the Region 6 Golf Tournament on May 6.

Posted 5/20/09 (Wed)read more »

Watford City to host Region Track Meet on Saturday

It may have taken longer than either Dave Dougherty or Greg Brown wanted, but with bright sunny skies and warm temperatures last week, Watford City runners finally had their chance to qualify for the State Class B Track Meet.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves advance to Region 7 baseball tournament action

With wins over New Town and Williston Trinity Christian last week, Watford City will be advancing to the Region 7 Tournament as the No. 3 seed.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves boys advance to Region Golf Tourney

Watford City’s boys varsity golf team wrapped up its regular season action this past week competing at the Washburn Invitational on Saturday and the NW Conference Meet on Monday in Mohall.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed)read more »

Girls varsity golfers take 5th at Stanley

Playing with a limited squad, Watford City’s girls varsity golf team took fifth place with a score of 447 at the Stanley Invitational last Friday afternoon. Kenmare won the meet with a score of 365.

Posted 5/13/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves have good showing at New Salem

Watford City athletes again had to struggle against strong winds on Saturday as the Wolves competed at the New Salem Track Meet at the Bismarck Community Bowl. “I feel our team ran extremely well in the meet,” stated Greg Brown, girls’ head coach.

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed)read more »

Liebel earns spot at State Golf Tourney

Watford City’s Nick Liebel carded a seven over par, 79, to earn the right to advance to the State Class B Boys Golf Tournament during last Friday’s State Qualifying Tournament at the Watford City Golf Course.

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed)read more »

Watford girl golfers win Ray Invitational

Watford City’s varsity girls golf team finished in first place at the Ray Invitational State Qualifier on Friday, May 1. “I am pleasantly surprised with the win,” stated LeRoy Bettenhausen, girls head coach. “The ladies had a super team effort playing in cool, damp weather conditions this week.”

Posted 5/06/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves run away from competition at Rotary Meet

A cool, wet spring has definitely made the high school track season much more complicated this year as the dates of several meets this past week were changed because of inclement weather. But in spite of poor conditions, Watford City’s track teams are continuing to make big improvements in their performances.

Posted 4/29/09 (Wed)read more »

Watford girls take 2nd at golf invite

Three Watford City varsity girl golfers finished in the top ten as the Wolves finished in second place in an 11-team invitational at the Watford City Golf Course on Saturday, April 25.

Posted 4/29/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves down DL-B, fall to Minot Ryan

Watford City definitely had its bats going last Tuesday as the Wolves swept Des Lacs/Burlington 10-0 and 11-1 in high school baseball action.

Posted 4/29/09 (Wed)read more »

Watford to host Rotary Track Meet Saturday

The Watford City varsity boys and girls track teams opened their seasons on Tuesday, April 14 at the Mohall Track Meet, which was held at Minot State University. The Wolves’ girls team took third place with 85 points, while the boys team took fourth place with 95 points.

Posted 4/22/09 (Wed)read more »

Watford boys take 3rd in first golf meet

Watford City’s boys golf team opened its 2009 season with a third place finish at the Watford City Invitational on Monday afternoon.

Posted 4/22/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves split in baseball action

The Watford City Wolves baseball team opened its 2009 season last week splitting in non-league action against Des Lacs/Burlington and Trinity Christian.

Posted 4/22/09 (Wed)read more »

Track season begins

With this winter’s record snowfall and the late arrival of spring due to cold, wet temperatures, it may have seemed like track season was never going to happen in North Dakota. But at long last, Watford City’s boys and girls track teams are finally starting their competitive season as the Wolves will compete in the Mohall Invitational at Minot State University on Friday.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed)read more »

Watford boys to host golf tourney Friday

The Watford City High School boys varsity golf team will open its 2009 season on Friday, April 17 when the Wolves host a tournament at the Watford City Golf Course.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed)read more »

Girls golf team to host Hazen April 21

Like all other North Dakota high school spring sports teams, the Watford City High School golf teams have patiently been waiting for the start of their season. And with four golf meets already cancelled because of snow-covered courses, LeRoy Bettenhausen, girls head coach, says his girls are ready to start playing.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves baseball team hosts DLB Thursday

Let’s play ball! That’s the rallying cry of the Watford City baseball team as the Wolves anxiously await opening day action of their inaugural season. And after a snowy, wet spring the wait for the start of spring high school baseball is just about over for the Wolves as Watford City welcomes Des Lac/Burlington to town for a double header on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves named to post season football teams

Three Watford City football players, Justin Flatland, Jacob Quale and Kevin Sanford have been selected by the North Dakota High School Coaches Association to play on the 11 Man West Team in the 36th annual 2009 Shrine Bowl.

Posted 4/08/09 (Wed)read more »

Sanford, Yellow Wolf named to Class B All-State cage team

Two McKenzie County basketball players, Kevin Sanford and Devin Yellow Wolf, have been selected by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportswriters and Sportsbroadcasters to the 2009 Class B All-State boys basketball team.

Posted 4/01/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves take 5th at State Basketball Tournament

The Watford City boys basketball team closed out its 2008-2009 campaign on a high note as the Wolves defeated the Bowman Bulldogs 62-46 in the consolation championship game of the State Class B Boys Basketball Tournament at the Minot State Dome on Saturday afternoon. Although Bowman got off to an early lead, Watford City's smothering defense and high powered offense soon tamed the Bulldogs.

Posted 3/25/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves edge North Star to advance to state consolation championship game

After losing a heart-breaking opening round game to Linton, Watford City bounced back to edge the North Star Bearcats 59-58 on Friday afternoon to advance to the consolation title game at the State Class B Boys Basketball Tournament. Once again, Watford City found itself in a fight to the very end. But this time, the Wolves tasted the sweetness of victory as Christian Schulz scored the game winning basket on a spinning layup with 11 seconds left in the game.

Posted 3/25/09 (Wed)read more »

Watford falls to Linton in first game of Class B Tournament

The much hyped match-up between the top two ranked teams in Class B basketball lived up to its expectations as the Watford City Wolves, the No. 2 team in the state, took on the No. 1-ranked Linton Lions in opening round action of the State Class B Boys Basketball Tournament on Thursday afternoon. But unfortunately for the Wolves, the outcome of the game, which saw huge momentum swings, was disapp ointing as Watford City fell to the Lions 66-63 after battling back from a 16-point deficit midway through the third quarter.

Posted 3/25/09 (Wed)read more »

Wolves head back to State

Watford City will be making a return trip to the North Dakota State Class B Boys Basketball Tournament as the Wolves defeated the Mandaree Warriors 77-63 in the Region 8 title game last Thursday evening. The Wolves, who ended the season with a 22-2 record and were ranked No. 2 in the final North Dakota Class B Poll, will take on undefeated Linton, the No. 1 ranked Class B team in the state, at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday in first day action at the Minot State Dome.

Posted 3/18/09 (Wed)read more »