NDHSAA Wednesday Water Cooler (October 20)


October 20, 2021 2:00 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Each Wednesday NDHSAA Media Specialist Tom Mix posts several notable news items, current events and buzz-worthy games upcoming on the NDHSAA prep sports calendar on the NDHSAA NOW website. Keep visiting each Wednesday for all the latest midweek newsworthy items.

  • 2021 NDHSAA Cross Country State Meet set for races on Friday and Saturday. The 2021 NDHSAA Cross Country State Meet is only days away. The State Meet is slated to be a two day event this fall with Class B races being held on Friday, October 22 and Class A races being held on Saturday, October 23. 2021 NDHSAA Cross Country State Meet Information.

  • Division 11AA and Division 11A football wrap up regular season play this week. By Friday Night (October 22) the NDHSAA football playoff field in Division 11AA and 11A will be clearer with final pairings being determined via QRF once all regular season games are completed. Tonight (Wednesday, October 20) Dickinson travels to Turtle Mountain Community High School for a game at 7 p.m. The winner of that contest will be the final team from the 11A West Region to qualify for the eight-team playoff field. Also tonight, Bismarck High travels to Williston for a 7 p.m. kickoff. The winner of that contest will claim the final state playoff spot in the 11AA West Region. On Thursday Night (October 21) Valley City travels to Grand Forks Red River to play a “winner-in” regular season finale at Cushman Field. The victor will claim the final 11A East Region playoff spot. A complete schedule of this week’s games: https://ndhsaanow.com/schedules/football?program_id=&tier_id=&level=varsity&interval=week  

  • 9B Football Playoffs press on. The second round of 9B Football State Playoffs are slated for Saturday, October 23. Be sure to check www.ndhsaanow.com for postseason video broadcast information and results this weekend!

  • 11B Football Playoffs begin October 23. The first round of 11B Football State Playoffs are October 23. Hillsboro/Central Valley earned the No. 1 overall seed. The Burros play Lisbon, Division A runner up a year ago, in the first round. Be sure to check www.ndhsaanow.com for postseason video broadcast information and results this weekend!

  • Class B District Volleyball Brackets rolling in. 2021 Class B District Volleyball Tournament brackets are being finalized. Be sure to visit https://ndhsaanow.com/district-tournament/volleyball for more information and links to the brackets as they are received.


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