Jamestown High has its head football coach, for now. Nottoway reached the Class 2 Region A semifinals in April, losing to Poquoson 16-12. The Jays' coaching staff is by committee and while Nelson might give the interviews and pregame talks, the head coach said there is great value in having multiple people with different coaching backgrounds on his staff. "That's something that we've tried for seven years. List Grid # Name Cl. After Roaldson finished congratulating the team on its season, he turned the event over to Blue Jay head coach Bill Nelson who went on to introduce each member of the 2022 Blue Jay team. He and Nelson both will be returning a solid core of guys next season who will be fighting to keep their teams on top. Please enable javascript and refresh the page to continue reading local news. "We all know that this doesn't happen every year," Nelson said. Marty has been coaching for the Jamestown High School team since 2016. Joe Sanfilippo retired from the high school football coaching ranks in 1982, but when one thinks about the top coaches his name is always brought up for his accomplishments. Katie Ringer is a sports reporter for the Jamestown Sun. Fax 701-952-3845, 1509 Tenth Street NE "I am thankful for everything hes done for me and how hes given me the opportunity to continue playing the game I love.". Katie joined the Sun staff in the summer of 2019 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a degree in journalism. Phil Kroeber began his coaching career at Grand Forks Central, but has been at Jamestown for the majority of his 27 years. "We, collectively as a group, have a lot of experience," JHS head football coach Bill Nelson said. Jamestown High School (ND) Varsity Football Jamestown Bluejays Varsity Boys Football Jamestown, ND 22-23 V. Football Home Schedule Roster Standings Rankings News More / Jamestown High School Football Jamestown Football OVERALL 10-2 0.83 Win % DISTRICT 3-0 1st A West HOME7-0 AWAY2-2 NEUTRAL1-0 PF442 PA202 STREAK5W Contribute to the Team Lambin is the latest in a revolving door of eight head coaches at Jamestown in the past 10 years. Payton's older sister, Kayla, went on to compete for first the University of Iowa and then North Dakota State University (NDSU) track and field programs. He is the fifth member of the 2022 Jamestown High School State Championship football team to sign with the Jimmies. 701-252-1679 "The JHS football players showed up with a great attitude and were ready to do all the heavy lifting for us," Skunberg said. Many hands make light work.". The more variety that we can have, the more kids you can pull from other sports, the better. The Jays topped Fargo North in the Class A championship on Nov. 11, 2022. "It wasnt very easy," Mewes said of choosing between the two sports. It could be part of the reason the 2021 Jamestown High School football team has made it to its first state championship in 65 years. "We all thought Colton was going to die that day, senior quarterback Payton Hochhalter said with a laugh. Jamestown High School 1509 Tenth Street NE Jamestown, ND 58401 701-952-4003 Fax 701-252-8580 Attendance Clerk 701-952-4001 JHS-The BJA 1509 Tenth Street NE Jamestown, ND 58401 701-251-1891 James Valley CTC 910 Twelfth Avenue NE Jamestown, ND 58401 701-252-8841 Fax 701-252-3646 Transition Program 1312 Tenth Street NE Jamestown, ND 58401 701-952-4200 The Red Raiders were 8-1 his first season and Wally won Western New York Large School and Western New York Football Coaches Coach of the Year honors as a result. The momentum carried over into the postseason with a pair of wins over Grand Forks Central and Red River to land the Jays in the championship game for the second time in two years. DelaBarre and Nelson both spoke to the fact that the Loboes and Blue Jays have a tradition of raising up multi-sport athletes. 2 seeded Blue Jays are slated to meet Class AA's defending state champs, Bismarck St. Mary's, on Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the Fargodome. Roaldson then recapped the 30th annual Dakota Bowl. "(Valley) played phenomenally and we did not play very well," Nelson said. "I have always enjoyed how the community comes out and supports teams even if the weather is bad," Mewes said. Turnage coached at Jamestown High School from 2007 to 2011, posting a record of 26-25. Fax 701-952-2734, 615 Sixth Avenue SE VALLEY CITY, N.D. You own up to it, make a change and do what you need to do to get better. "I always had the underdog mentality while playing sports with my brother and his friends.". Will Terry Smith be the man to slow it? Smith, a former Virginia Tech player and University of Virginia assistant coach with head coaching experience at three state high schools, was announced this week as the seventh head coach. The melding hasn't always come easy for a staff that averages 15 years of experience per coach. It takes a special person to play. His son, Payton, has been the starting quarterback for the Blue Jays since last year. "Coach (Jacoby) Lloyd coaches seventh-grade football for us. We have been able to generate a little bit more success and you just hope that the younger kids who have had a taste of success want a little bit more of it. Jamestown High has its head football coach, for. Still, by practicing what they've been preaching, Nelson said mistakes are quickly admitted and changes are made for the benefit of the team -- players and coaches alike. Then weve got to coach them up and give them the skills to be confident in themselves and each other, and be knowledgeable and physical enough to compete on Friday nights. Fax 701-952-2395, 705 Fourth Avenue NW Hochhalter has been a part of the Blue Jay staff the last six years. The pair of coaches said training different muscle groups and working with other teams, in the winter and spring seasons make their kids stronger every single fall. "I've had a couple of jobs go on where I couldn't be there but other coaches stepped up. "They did it with such so much enthusiasm and made moving a very fun experience. Smith was head coach for a total of nine seasons at Jefferson Forest, Virginia High of Bristol and Tazewell with a record of 39-45. Roaldson started the event by recapping the Blue Jays season. Nelson's squad was led by 15 seniors, who had all stuck with the program since their early high school days. "It turned us into (an even bigger) family.". Football numbers have plummeted to the point that Jamestown, the second-largest of 10 Bay Rivers District schools, has not fielded a junior-varsity team for years. The group has carried out multiple moves and clean-outs, knocked out a chimney, leveled and screed the bottom of a pool and loaded a whole mess of hay bales. 701-252-0468 If you feel you have received this message in error, please contact the customer support team at 1-833-248-7801. He has thrown for 19 touchdowns and has rushed for a pair of scores. We see that you have javascript disabled. Once he narrowed down which sport he'd be competing in, Mewes' next test was choosing a school. Aden Braun, Ethan Gall, Preston Gall, Hochhalter, Mewes, Walters, Tyson Jorissen and Bo Nelson were congratulated for earning all-WDA honors while Jack Van Berkom and Nate Walz were applauded for earning honorable mentions. That's what this group has embodied all the time. Date Time Event Opponent Location Score Game Summary W/L; 227317: 08/11/22: 05:30 PM: Scrimmage Courtesy photo (Courtesy photo). I definitely enjoyed my time at Jamestown and Id like to thank Coach Edwards and (principal) Howard Townsend, Chris Brown said. 701-952-4200, 203 Second Avenue SE "Not only do we have a lot of smart football players, we have a lot of really smart coaches. Colton Mewes excited and ready 'for a great journey' at UJ, Blue Jays Roundup: Boys basketball can't hold out against Minot, Blue Jays esports team settling into inaugural season, Bre Oettle pushes Jays through to final day of WDA tournament, 'Heart and toughness' earn Blue Jays a spot in WDA semifinals. 3rd Row (left to right) Malakai Robinson, Lucas Mimong, Bo Nelson, Tyson Jorissen, Eric Levin, Connor Ede, Jack Van Berkom, Sam Ulrich, Colin Conway, James Horgan, Gage Freberg. Before joining the Marines, Lambin was a running back and defensive back at Geneseo (Illinois) High, where his teammate was Jared Van Acker, head coach at Grafton High from 2010-12. Katie Ringer is a sports reporter for the Jamestown Sun. Ryan Turnage has been named the new coach at Lee-Davis. Katie joined the Sun staff in the summer of 2019 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a degree in journalism. "After the first couple of series we kind of felt each other out and we made some adjustments on offense and defense and some guys made some plays to really turn the momentum of that football game in our favor. Wm. If you feel you have received this message in error, please contact the customer support team at 1-833-248-7801. Coach Kroeber did one a couple of years ago where they loaded a huge amount of shoes into a U-Haul. "The coaching staff is the ultimate teamwork," Nelson said. "I am so proud of everyone and thank you all for stepping up.". He garnered both awards again in 1986, when his squad turned in the first of four undefeated seasons during his tenure. Football Shack: Many of those who the Blue Jays have helped provide donations to the weight room and Blue Jays' strength program. Please enable javascript and refresh the page to continue reading local news. "I know Bill Nelson and I know the kind of program that he is building and has built and it's not just by mistake that Jamestown won a state championship," DelaBarre said. Clarifies why and how a story was reported. We have a lot of guys who have experienced and tried a lot of things. As a player at Abingdon High, he competed against teams coached at Virginia High by Paul Wheeler, Thads father, who went on to guide Lafayette to the 2001 Class 4 state title. Hochhalter suffered a broken clavicle back in week No. Jamestown High School.Sanfilippo was an outstanding football player for Jamestown coach Dent Moon and in his senior season of 1942 was named co-captain with Pete Wilson . In 1983, he took over the varsity at Jamestown and for the next 21 years, the Red Raiders opponents paid. The event gave community members an opportunity to extend congratulations to the JHS football team for winning its second-straight Class A State Football title. Phone. Coach, Assistant Coach, Volunteer Coach, Part-time Jamestown Community College Dunkirk, NY 1 month ago Be among the first 25 applicants Jamestown, N.D. Jamestown High School: Coaching Staff. The revolving door that is the Jamestown High football head coaching job continues to spin. Katie Ringer is a sports reporter for the Jamestown Sun. Attendance Clerk Varsity Coaching Staff: Head Coach: Tom Langworthy. We have guys who have coached track too. Jamestown, ND 58401 "The kids were great," Nelson said in reflection of the first year of the project. 701-251-1891, 910 Twelfth Avenue NE He accounted for two of the team's 21 sacks and was the only member of the team to pick up a safety. DelaBarre and Nelson both proved last Friday that their kids were in fact the best in the state. The ball bounced once and Thomas Allmer grabbed it and went streaking down the sideline. This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software. 701-252-0317 "We were still doing it during playoffs and there were so many people coming up and wishing us luck," he said. Chris Brown, who guided Jamestowns boys basketball team to the Class 4 state quarterfinals last season, has resigned to become the head coach at Bay Rivers District rival Smithfield. Mewes said the reason he thinks UJ has attracted him and so many other athletes from Jamestown has less to do with the program's record and more with the community of the Buffalo City. Stockert, a former Mr. Hockey selection for Jamestown High School, will kick off his 17th year as the Blue Jays' hockey coach later this month. Fall Sports: Theatre: Dance Team: Cheerleading: . Please enable javascript and refresh the page to continue reading local news. JAMESTOWN Competitiveness runs in the Hochhalter family's genetic code. The ability to work positively with students, parents and staff of all age levels. We see that you have javascript disabled. He later assisted on the staffs of George Welsh and Al Groh at Virginia, teaming with current William & Mary coach Mike London to coach the Cavaliers defensive tackles. Thanks to the donations offered, Nelson has been able to turn around and bless the community right back. Then Roaldson, a former Blue Jay quarterback himself, picked Hochhalter out of the crowd. Katie Ringer is a sports reporter for the Jamestown Sun. Once the football season is over, fans will see Nelson and some others of the Blue Jay staff crowd the stands at the Jays' basketball, wrestling and hockey games. "It's come with a lot of work and effort to creating that culture. for Colleges for Teacher Ed. She can be reached by email at kringer@jamestownsun.com or by phone at 701-952-8460. 2021 DICK GALLAGHER LEGACY AWARD. Eagles athletic director Ken Edwards said that Scott Lambin, an assistant with the football program the past two seasons, will serve as interim head coach for the 2022 season. "When they were eighth graders, I think they lost one game. Prior to last week against Dickinson, the line had only allowed for 619 rushing yards all season. "I coached basketball for one year a long time ago, and I got a text message on Friday from a young man talking about getting an old summer rec. "Youve got to be tough physically. Knowledge of KHSAA rules governing football. The new coach will be Terry. "That's pretty cool stuff. The senior set a Dakota Bowl record for the most touchdowns had in a game with three passing, three rushing and one receiving. In a word, Im `passionate, not just about Jamestown football, but the school, the parents and the students.. "That was my goal when I got the job seven years ago was to have as many coaches from other sports as I could on the roster," Nelson said. "Every one of our boys has a relationship of some form or other with each other and I think that helps. That's one of the huge positives of having an experienced staff," Nelson said. Phil Kroeber began his coaching career at Grand Forks Central, but has been at Jamestown for the majority of his 27 years. "Growing up with my brother, that is four years older than me, was a challenge but it made me a great competitor," Payton said. We see that you have javascript disabled. "It kind of came out of nowhere. "When people need help, I like being there for everyone.". GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) A former employee of Page High School is facing multiple child sex crime charges, according to court records. Four years ago, through a donation from the football program, Nelson organized what is now known as the Jim "Christ" mas Project a program that gives gifts to underprivileged children in the Jamestown area during the holiday season. Hochhalter was responsible for 296 of the Jays' passing yards. Since the duo has been on the sidelines together, the Jays have gone 15-3. Jamestown's opponents were held to 15 total scores. The No. Since he first started coaching Marty has gone on to coach track and field, baseball and for a brief stint junior high basketball. At one point during the season, a senior linebacker, Colton Mewes, got himself into a situation that may have raised Frank's frustrations a little bit. Its unclear why Wheeler resigned recently as neither he nor Jamestown athletic director Ken Edwards who said the coach departed voluntarily chose to comment. If everybody always saw eye to eye, I don't think we would be having the success we've been having.". We see that you have javascript disabled. Nelson said he talked to the team leaders for about 20 minutes then turned the reins over to his captains. "We've moved a lot in our family in 12 years of marriage we were in 17 different places," Nelson said. All told, the kids worked almost 800 man hours, working in the fields, with the clowns or spending time with kids. It helps in the locker room and on the field. "When I was a little kid growing up, there was a group of UJ football players that lived next door to me and they would always play football with me in the yard," Mewes said. "Being at football practice since I can remember showed me what it takes to make a great team.". For Huckno, the hectic, frantic pace of game days against rivals such as Lancaster, Orchard Park, and North Tonawanda has been replaced by the leisurely pace of retirement. Jamestowns boys finished 20-5 last season, led by all-state selections Xavier Brown and Christopher Newport recruit Scott Mullin. "Everybody has jobs, that's the beauty of it," Nelson said. Wt. Trey Drake committed to North Dakota State University's football program, becoming the first Jamestown football player to go Division I since Steve Carlson went to Princeton in 2015. In his last eight years as the head coach for the Jamestown High School football team, Nelson has worked hard to develop not only standout athletes but young men who are productive and community minded. . "Every year we have great kids but this group was able to put all of the pieces together.". Both have talked about the tradition-rich small town program nurturing their love of football, and Lambin would like to instill some of that enthusiasm into Jamestown, an area power in most other sports. The team's most dominant win came in week No. The Eagles' boys basketball team, which galvanized the student body this winter in winning the Bay Rivers District title, is in search of one. Coach Marty Hochhalter also came from a Class B program. I feel like I know the competition in this area very well, and its tough, Smith said. "We don't do many competitive things around the house because we are all very competitive. "I could give you name after name of kids who have jumped in saying, 'Coach, I can help you!' List Grid # Name Cl. Ht. "We're getting out and serving others," Nelson said. The Blue Jay senior committed to the University of Jamestown football program on Feb. 4. Jamestown, ND 58401 Nelson, who is in his seventh year at the helm of the Blue Jay program, has been joined every Friday night this fall by nine others who have helped to steer the Jays to a 9-2 record this season. Katie Ringer / The Jamestown Sun By Katie Ringer October 07, 2022 10:01 PM We are part of The Trust Project. While many high school coaches receive varsity coaching positions early in their careers, some must develop and hone their skills during extended periods of apprenticeship before varsity opportunity knocks. DelaBarre's squad pitched eight shutouts and the Loboes' defense only allowed 54 points all season. jordan.jamestown@csusb.edu. We battle every single week and iron sharpens iron in Region 1 football.". An English teacher for his first 32 years in Jamestown, Huckno is gratified that for many of his standout players, football opened the door of opportunity represented by a college education. "You have to get everybody under the same umbrella, pushing for the same cause," Nelson said. "I think people can expect Payton to keep being a good teammate and for him to keep striving to play at a very high level and do the little things right," Marty said. 2020 Football Roster. "We all make mistakes -- I'll be the first to admit that I make mistakes all the time," Nelson said. Hochhalter and Jackson Walters combined for 331 yards passing compared to the Spartans' 182 yards through the air. Please enable javascript and refresh the page to continue reading local news. That's what it's about right there.". We see that you have javascript disabled. Jamestown High School Football Coach. JAMESTOWN Jamestown High School assistant football coach Shawn Frank got roasted Monday night Frank, a former college football coach, has been coaching the Blue Jays' defense for five years and is well-known by his fellow coaches and his players for his no-nonsense, straight-edge coaching mentality. JHS-The BJA. Fax 701-252-8580 After Valley, the Jays rattled off two wins to end the regular season at 7-2.