It is hard enough to turn in a state qualifying time or distance for most North Dakota track athletes. And it is even harder, if not impossible, to turn in a stellar performance when the weather isn’t cooperating.
Rain or shine, wind or snow, nothing seems to be standing in the way of Watford City’s track teams as they pursue their dreams of competing in the State Class B Track Meet the end of this month. And it is that attitude that is not only impressing their coaches, but also making them stronger competitors.
Watford City’s track teams are taking advantage of good running conditions so far this spring as the boys team continues to qualify runners for the State Track Meet while the girls team continues to see steady improvement.
Watford City picked up a pair of wins over New Town in high school baseball action last Thursday before dropping a pair of games to Bishop Ryan on Saturday.
With two weeks of competition under their belts, Watford City’s track teams are starting to see the benefits of their hard trainings as athletes are starting to shave time off their running events while competitors in the field events are seeing improvements for their efforts.
Bishop Ryan swept the Wolves in double header baseball action last Thursday, but the Wolves gave the Lions a scare in the first game.
Watford City boys golf team had to battle very cold and windy conditions as they took to the links for the first meet of the 2010 season last Thursday in Heart River, but Scott Wisness, boys’ head golf coach, was pleased with his team’s first outing.
The Watford City girls golf team opened its 2010 season with good showings this past week as the Wolves took third place with a score of 456 at the Hazen Invitational and then placed second with a score of 421 at the Stanley Invitational.
If their first outing was any indication of things to come, the Watford City varsity track teams could be looking forward to a very good season.
With the weather finally warming up and the track clearing of snow, the Watford City High School varsity track teams are getting ready to open their track season this Friday when the Wolves travel to Hazen for a 3 p.m. meet.
After losing to Minot Bishop Ryan in the regional title game last year, Watford City High School’s baseball team is looking forward to the start of a new year and another chance to make it the State Tournament.
Watford City and Mandaree earning decisive wins in the first round of the Region 8 Boys Basketball Tournament on Monday afternoon to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Wolves defeated Powers Lake 49-33, while the Warriors upended Divide County 81-65.
With a 74-55 win over New Town in the District 15 Boys Basketball Tournament on Monday night, the Watford City Wolves, with a 19-3 season record, will be taking their No. 1 seed from the district tournament into the Region 8 Tournament, which gets underway on Monday, March 8 at Williston State College.