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Page 8 Golden Valley News February 23, 2017 Coach Brittney Dietz discusses strategy with tesy Photo) r seasons By Jenae Orluck Correspondent The Lady Bucs' season came to a close with two games in a row against Hazen. On Feb. 13, the Buccaneers trav- eled to Hazen. At the end of the first half, the Buccaneers were up 30-16. The Hazen Bison did outscore the Buccaneers in the second half, but they did not gain enough ground to win. When the final buzzer sounded, the score was 55-46, ending in a Buccaneer win. Two varsity players from Beach scored in the double dig- its that night. Junior Abby Wilbelmi scored 17 points, and junior Breenna Davidson ended the night with a total of 14 points for the Buccaneers. A few days later, the Lady Bucs headed back to Hazen for the first round of the Region 7 Girls Basket- ball Tournament. Hazen, ranked No. 8 in the region, hosted Beach, ranked No. 9. Due to injuries and influenza, the Buccaneers only had eight play- ers able to play on Feb. 17. At the end of the game, the Buccaneers lost 49- 75, ending the 2017 basketball season for the Lady Bucs. Hazen will move on inthe tournament, and was to play against Bowman County, ranked No. 1 in Region 7, on Feb. 20, at Dickin- son Trinity High School. The cham- pionship game for Region 7 will be played on Feb. 23, starting 25 min- utes after the third-place game ends. Valentine's Day saw another game played by the Beach Bucca- neers boys basketball team. Travel- ing to Dickinson to play against the Trinity Titans, the Buccaneers knew they had a hard game to play, as the Titans are ranked No. 1 in the region and have a record of 18-2. Giving the Titans a bit of a scare, the Bucca- neers jumpedto an early lead of 7-4. The Buccaneers lost the lead, ending the first quarter down 14-27. The final score was 46-85, with a win for the Titans. Freshman Gage Swanson was the lead scorer of the Buccaneers that game, scoring 20 points. Hat Tips By Dean Meyer the Lady Bucs during their game with Hazen. (Cour- Gunnar Farstveet looks to pass the ball in the Buccaneers' game with Dickinson Trinity. (Photo by Jenae Orluck) Preserved (Continued from Page original clip is always preserved," said Larvick. "This year we're ex- cited to begin our oral history pilot program, "Homespun Histories." We'll be interviewing grantees about their film collection and family and community history. Those oral his- tory interviews will also be available online and at screening events." Larvick's grandparents taught in North Dakota until 1957 when they moved to Oregon, where they taught until their retirements. A1 Larvick was an athletic director at Valley City High School from the mid-1940s until 1957, and before that at numer- ous high schools around North Dakota. He also was a basketball and football coach and driver's education instructor. Grandmother Ethel Lar- vick taught reading and English classes. She also coached some girl's basketball teams early in her career. A1 Larvick was given an 8mm film camera in the early 1950s. His son Rockne purchased the camera so A1 Larvick could film basketball and football practices to help with coach- ing and game strategy. "My grandfa- ther used the camera for those purposes, but ended up filming much more," said Kirsten Larvick. "He re- ally fell in love with recording family and community and did so for the rest of his life." The ALCF if based in New York City because that's Kirsten Larvick's residence and where she incorporated the organization. The Thompson family films in- 1) Goodwin Thompson elude some aspects of regional or state history. Milo Thompson said construction of the Garrison Dam, parades, rodeos in Wibaux and Dick- inson are among what was captured. There also is some footage from his time as a student at forestry school in Bottineau. A few of the films were previ- ously preserved through the effort of Milo Thompson's daughters Lindsey, Alexa and Laura, who had them con- verted to CDs. Laura also noticed that the State Historical Society of North Dakota was telling of the availability ALCF grants, for which the family decided to apply. Annu- ally, the ALCF makes a North Dakota grant and a national grant. Students (Continued from Page 1) Angelika Harutyunyan said Armenia is a very old nation, dating all the way back to the 2500s BC. She attributed this fact to the reason Armenians are more traditional. "Here in America people are more independent, and that's what I like here. People are more open and strangers are talking with each other like close friends." Kapan and Beach are quite different in their types of school systems as well. In Armenia, students can't choose their schedule, and all 17 classes must be taken. Their class schedule is different every day, but the same every week. Like many other schools, seniors have their classes only with seniors and no one else. After graduation, students have exams from six classes. Graduates choose one from science, one from foreign languages, and four others. Harutyuwan participates in FBLA at Beach High School, and is planning on joining the track and field team this spring. Her favorite class at Beach is art. She shared that she didn't know she had a love for art before coming to America. Harutyunyan will be heading back to Armenia in June. While she will miss many things about the U.S. when she leaves, she said she will miss her host family most of all. "They became my second family," said Harutyunyan. "I proudly can say that I have two moms and two dads. Also I'll miss my friends here. Hopefully I'll have a chance to see them again." Also known as Choke, Chaiwat Buayai is from Khonkean, Thailand, and he is staying with Bob and Kelli Allen. He participates in FBLA at Beach High School, and is planning on joining the track and field team this spring. Buayai's favorite class at Beach High School is world history. One of the biggest differences between American and Thailand schools is that students in Thailand cannot choose their classes. When asked what he will miss most from the U.S. when he returns home, i ~i~ ~ Buayai said he will miss friends and teachers. Mei Ohmura, a foreign exchange student from Iwamizawa, Japan, is also staying with the Maychrzak family while attending Beach High School. Her favorite subject at Beach High is nutrition and foods. She loves work- ing together with other students to make different dishes. Ohmura also plans to .On Saturday, Feb. 18, the boys boys basketball season has one regu- traveled to play the second ranked lar season game left. On Feb. 24, the team in the region. After their win Buccaneers will host the Het- over the'Buccaneers, the Beulah tinger/Scranton Night Hawks. Feb. Miners currently have a record of 17- 24 is also senior night for the Bucca- 3. The final score of the Beach-Beu- neers, as this is the last regular sea- lah game was 30-70. son home game. It's the last chance Drawing to a close, the Buccaneer to come cheer for the home team. A Manor News column wasn't available this week. Jane M. Cook Please support your local merchants! ness. Feb. 23, 1967 - 50 years ago: The FFA chapter of Beach High School has an electric seed germinator set up for the benefit of area farmers. The boys will test any small grains and COrn. The Rohan Hardware and Furniture Store in Beach is now being repainted on the interior, with Chris Cadwell wielding the paint brushes and rollers. Feb. 27, 1992 - 25 years ago: Beach wrestling coach Keith Burwick was honored Saturday night when he was inducted into the North Dakota Wrestling Hall of Fame during the State Wrestling Tournament. Jeb Williams, Shawn Van Vleet and Dave Melvin each placed in the State Wrestling Tournament on Saturday night. Williams and Van Vleet both placed second, and Melvin placed fourth. Rent this We encourage you to vote "YES" on the publication of school board proceedings at the annual school election. What's Happening? Listings for high school sport- ing events, plus public events that are free to anyone and aren't fund- raisers or aren't family or busi- ness invitations, can be published free of charge in this column. Heart River boys varsity bas- ketball, 7 p.m., Feb. 24, vs. Bow- man County, at South Heart Beach boys varsity basket- ball, 7 p.m., Feb. 24, vs. Het- tinger/Scranton, at Beach Class B Girls State Basket- ball Tournament, March 2-4, Grand Forks Boys Varsity Region 7 Bas- ketball Tournament, March 6-9, at Dickinson Trinity High School Medora Area Chamber of Commerce meeting, 4:15 p.m., March 9, Medora Community Center Wibaux Health Fair, Wednes- day, March 15, from 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Wibaux County High School Gym S only a few dollars, a be a part of the track and field team this spring. The school style in Japan is much stricter than in America. Eating, drinking and listening to music in class are all prohibited. All students bow to the teacher before and after class. In Japan, bowing is a gesture of respect. Ohmura will return home in the second half of May. "I will miss my host family because they are very nice people. They are my second family forever." Dean is out of the country and having trouble with his internet ac- cess. There will be no article this week. He will have a good story about it next week! The deadline for submitted copy and stories and all ad orders is noon on Fridays. Call 872-3755 or e- mail goldenand- billings Put Your oney Where Your house Is/ teca indepet~def~t ...~ stret~gthen our businesses are I~ coolmumty yOOt bes~ valor, Olld OPt" eCooom/ Additi onal copies of Valley are also available at: Beach Food Center Golva Grocery Golden Valley News Office, 22 Central Ave., Beach ,e Farming is a process that requires plenty of patience. When you harvest in the fall, you realize all the hard work and long days are well worth it. WCCU Offers ag financing for your operating and machinery needs to help you get ready for the planting season. \ Western Cooperative