K-Heart Sports – 11/02/22

K-HEART SPORTS – 11/02/22 – 0700
MINOT, ND – The final high school volleyball polls of the season have the same teams remaining at No. 1. The polls are voted on by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportwriters Association.
Class A Volleyball Poll
Team (First Place Votes)        Record    Points    Last Poll
1. Bismarck Century (8)            28-2         44         1   
2. West Fargo Sheyenne (1)     28-2         37         2
3. Jamestown                            26-5         26         3
4. Bismarck Legacy                   21-9         10         4
5. Fargo South                           23-7           9        NR
Others receiving votes: West Fargo 20-8, Fargo North 23-8
Class B Volleyball Poll
Team (First Place Votes)              Record    Points     Last Poll
1. Linton-HMB (5)                            32-1         76           1
2. Northern Cass (3)                        33-1         75           2
3. Kenmare-Bowbells                       38-2         61           3
4. Thompson                                    29-6         59           5
5. May-Port CG                                27-4         49           T3
6. Langdon Area-Edmore-Munich     31-8        35           6
7. Garrison                                        24-2         20         T8
8. Central Cass                                 26-8         18         T8
9. Oakes                                            23-7         15          7
10. LaMoure-Litchville-Marion           23-9         14          NR
Others receiving votes: Dickinson Trinity 28-7, North Prairie 27-6
MINOT, ND – Scores from Tuesday:
High School Girls Volleyball
Class A
#1 Bismarck Century def. #4 Bismarck Legacy (3-0) 25-15, 25-15, 25-19
#3 Jamestown def. Bismarck High (3-2) 29-27, 21-25, 18-25, 25-14, 16-14
Minot High def. Turtle Mountain (3-0) 25-7, 25-17, 25-23
Dickinson def. Mandan (3-0) 25-21, 26-24, 25-16
Class B
#7 Garrison def. Flasher (3-2) 22-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-19, 15-3
Beulah def. Hazen (3-0) 25-16, 25-14, 27-25
MINOT, ND – With seasons complete for many fall sports the North Dakota High School Coaches Association has handed All-State honors and several area athletes received recognition.
Boys Tennis – Singles
Hunter Rice – Minot High
Class B Girls Golf
Lauryn Keller – Des Lacs-Burlington
Libby Dulmage – Rugby
Class B Boys Cross Country
Xavier Bell – New Town
Lander Lahtinen – New Town
Colt Spotted Bear – New Town
Austin Dibble – Rugby
MINOT, N.D. (MSU) – With the wrestling season about to begin, the NSIC released its NSIC Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Poll and Wrestlers to Watch on Tuesday, highlighting Minot State’s Oscar Nellis as one of the top wrestlers in the league. Nellis, a 125-pound redshirt senior from Carlsbad, Calif., was named Minot State Wrestler to Watch as he racked up a 12-10 record last season that included a 4-2 mark in NSIC matches. He’ll lead the way for the Beavers who were picked to finish ninth in the NSIC standings by the league’s coached with 19 points.
The 11-time NSIC Champion St. Cloud State Huskies were the heavy favorite among the coaches to win the NSIC, garnering 9 first-place votes and 81 points. Augustana earned the other first-place vote and was the No. 2 pick by coaches with 73 points. Northern State, which will host the NCAA Super Region V tournament in late February, was picked third with 56 points, then the University of Mary was picked fourth with 53 points, and wrestling-only conference member Parkside (Wis.) was picked fifth with 50 points. Upper Iowa, which will host the NCAA Division II National Championships in March, was picked sixth with 49 points, followed by Minnesota State, Mankato, which was seventh with 36 points, then Southwest Minnesota State was eighth with 24 points. Minot State was ninth, then Minnesota State Moorhead was picked 10th with 9 points.
Minnesota State, Mankato heavyweight Darrell Mason was named the NSIC Preseason Wrestler of the Year. Mason was the national champion at 285 last season and named the NWCA D-II Wrestler of the Year.
Minot State opens the 2022-23 season on the road this weekend competing at the Jamestown Open on Saturday at 9 a.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — Cam Johnson scored 29 points, making seven 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-107 for their fifth straight victory. Johnson finished 7 of 11 behind the arc and 10 for 17 overall for the Suns, who were playing without center Deandre Ayton because of a sprained left ankle. Mikal Bridges had 19 points for Phoenix (6-1) and Devin Booker scored 18. Chris Paul had 15 points, 12 assists and a team-high eight rebounds for the Suns, who led by as many as 18 points. Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards scored 24 points apiece. Towns had 10 rebounds and seven assists.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had two goals and Mason Shaw scored his second career goal in as many games, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Marc-Andre Fleury made 34 saves for Minnesota, which has earned points in six of its last seven games. The Wild have five wins in that stretch after losing the first three games of the season. Matt Boldy added an empty-net goal. Nick Suzuki scored a power-play goal in the third period, and Jake Allen stopped 27 shots for Montreal, which had won two straight to start a four-game trip.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have acquired tight end T.J. Hockenson from the division rival Detroit Lions. The deal was made a few hours before the NFL trade deadline. Hockenson adds another skill-position standout to a high-caliber offense. The Vikings downgraded two draft picks with no net loss to make the swap. They sent a 2023 second-rounder and a 2024 third-rounder for the Lions for a 2023 fourth-rounder and a conditional 2024 fourth-rounder. Hockenson made the Pro Bowl in 2020 and has 2,068 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns in 47 games.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper and Alec Bohm helped the Philadelphia Phillies hit a World Series record-tying five home runs in a 7-0 win over the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the World Series. The Phillies lead the series 2-1. Brandon Marsh, Kyle Schwarber and Rhys Hoskins also homered for the Phillies. Ranger Suarez tossed three-hit ball over five shutout innings for the Phillies. Houston starter Lance McCullers Jr. allowed all five home runs. He’s the first pitcher ever to allow five homers in a World Series game.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota co-defensive coordinator Adam Zimmer has died at 38. He was an NFL assistant for 17 years and the son of previous Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer. Adam Zimmer’s younger sister, Corri Zimmer White, confirmed the death on her Instagram account. No cause was given. Adam Zimmer was working this season as an offensive analyst for the Cincinnati Bengals. He spent eight years with the Vikings under his father. When Mike Zimmer was fired in January, the majority of his staff was also dismissed.

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