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Quick Hits: Local achievements and upcoming events

Here is a quick run down of some noteworthy events featuring local:

State-wide recognition for local law enforcement officer– Local law enforcement officer Chris Pulver was named North Dakota Trooper of the Year. (We will have more on this story coming up this week)

Local teacher earns top amateur basketball honor – Kayla Grande was named the most valuable player of the North Dakota State Amateur Basketball Tournament in Bismarck. The tournament is the largest amateur tournament in the state, featuring dozens of teams, as well as many former collegiate athletes.

Grande is currently employed by the Stanley School district as an Elementary School teacher. She is also an assistant coach on the Stanley Girls Basketball team.

Stanley SEA Carnival is right around the corner– The event is planned for May 11th from 5pm-7:30pm in the Stanley High School Gym.

Blue Jay Baseball team preparing for final stretch- The Blue Jays host Watford City on Tuesday, one of three home games left on the schedule (New Town May 9th and Ray May 11th).

Dolezal and Schmidt go 1-2 at Lyle Hokanson Classic – Riley Dolezal took home 1st place at the meet with a throw of 243’ 8”.  Austin Schmidt led all collegiate competitors with a throw of 195’ 6”.

The former Blue Jay standouts were recently featured in the article: JavelinTown USA

Blue Jays perform well at State Speech meet– Keith Braddock and Remington Nohr finished in 6th place in Humorous Duo, an impressive feat considering 42 teams qualified for the state meet.  Travis Dean was awarded a Superior Speaker medal in Extemporaneous Speech.

*Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. Feel free to reach out with any comments/concerns (StanleyGazette@gmail.com)

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