Wednesday, Oct. 9
College volleyball: Bismarck State College at Williston State, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 10
High school boys soccer: State tournament at Starion Sports Complex, Mandan, quarterfinals: No. 1 West Bismarck vs. No. 4 East Grand Forks Central, Noon; No. 2 East Fargo South vs. No. 3 West Minot, 2:15 p.m.; No. 1 East West Fargo Sheyenne vs. No. 4 West Mandan, 4:30 p.m.; No. 2 West Century vs. No. 3 East Fargo Davies, 6:45 p.m.
High school boys tennis: State tournament at Grand Forks, quarterfinals: No. 1 West Legacy vs. No. 4 East Fargo Davies; No. 2 East Fargo South vs. No. 3 West Century; No. 1 East Grand Forks Red River vs. No. 4 West Jamestown; No. 2 West Minot vs. No. 3 East Grand Forks Central.
High school football: Minot at Bismarck, 7 p.m., Bowl.
High school volleyball: Century at Legacy, 7 p.m.; Flasher at Shiloh, 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 11
College hockey: Canisius at North Dakota, 7:37 p.m.
College volleyball: U-Mary at Minnesota-Crookston, 6 p.m.
College women’s soccer: U-Mary at Minnesota-Crookston, 3 p.m.
College women’s swimming: U-Mary at Minnesota State-Moorhead, 5 p.m.
High school boys soccer: State tournament at Dacotah Centennial Park, Mandan: Loser-out, 12/2:15 p.m.; Semifinals: 4:30/6:45 p.m.
High school boys tennis: State tournament at Grand Forks.
High school football: Century at Jamestown, 7 p.m.; Mandan at Legacy, 6:30 p.m., Bowl.; Watford City at St. Mary’s, 7 p.m., Smrekar Field; Heart River at Shiloh, 7 p.m.
High school girls swimming: Mandan at Legacy, 5 p.m., BSC Aquatic Center.
High school volleyball: Bismarck, Century, Legacy, St. Mary’s, Mandan at Fargo tournament.
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10 YEARS AGO (2009): Ellendale dug itself out of a hole to claim a 3-2 road volleyball victory against South Border. South Border led 2-1 after taking the third game by a decisive 25-10 margin, but the Cardinals prevailed 27-25 and 15-5 in the final two games. Kelsey Mertz finished with 10 kills 18 digs and three aces for Ellendale.
20 YEARS AGO (1999): David Cook has a part in every score with two goals and two assists while leading Bismarck past Mandan 4-0 in boys soccer. Justin Fischer and Nathan Natwick accounted for the other two BHS goals. The winning Demons upped their West Region record to 8-0-2. Mandan stands 2-7-1.
50 YEARS AGO (1969): Lefty Dennis Pearson cranked out a 692 series in the Rebel League at Midway Lanes. Pearson opened with a 206, shot a 268 in the second game and finished with a 218. Pearson's series was the best set in the Rebel League in at least two years.
The San Francisco 49ers started the 1990 season 4-0 under head coach George Seifert. The 49ers went 14-2 and lost to the New York Giants in the NFC championship game. After their win Monday night over Cleveland, the 49ers are 4-0.
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