Shanley Deacons

Kicking His Way to Fame: Shanley’s Emmet Kenney

Shanley's Kicker has received division one schools from posting videos on social media

  FARGO, N.D. — Kicking wasn’t always the first love for Shanley’s Emmett Kenney. At a young age, Kenney played receiver and basketball before an injury sparked his interest with the leg. “I was a wide receiver when I first started playing football. I was about in third-fourth grade and was pretty good at it but I happened to get…

Play of the Year Nominees: June 5

GF Red River, Shanley Battle for Advancement in Play of the Year Bracket

FARGO, N.D. — The final showdown in the Football quadrant of the 2020 D.J. Colter High School Play of the Year Bracket is a battle between two EDC opponents: Shanley’s Jackson Leier and Grand Forks Red River’s Brady Dvorak. In the Deacons game against Jamestown, Leier picked off the Bluejays quarterback returning it for a touchdown.But does it top what…

Senior Tribute: Shanley Girls Soccer

Shanley's Four seniors reflect on their soccer careers as Deacons

FARGO, N.D. — In the spring of 2019, Shanley girls soccer capped off a perfect 15-win season by winning the program’s second state title. That was the last time the Deacons were on the pitch together as a team due to the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling the spring sports season. For senior captains Hadley Huber, Olivia Manuel, Ashley Hansen and Emily…

Shanley Football’s Leier Advances in Play of the Year Bracket

Leier's Pick Six against Jamestown advances in Play of the Year Bracket

FARGO, N.D. — On Friday night during Sports Extra, the KVRR Sports team announced the next two nominees for the Play of the Academic Year bracket. This week, it was the final set of football plays to be voted on and advance to the round of eight. This week it was Shanley’s Jackson Leier and his pick six against Jamestown taking…

Play of the Year Nominees: May 8

Shanley, Davies Battle for Advancement in Play of the Year Bracket

  FARGO, N.D. — The second showdown in the Football quadrant of the 2020 D.J. Colter High School Play of the Year Bracket is a battle between schools in the EDC: Shanley and Davies. First play comes from Shanley and the season opening game for the Deacons against Jamestown.  Jackson Leier picks off the BlueJays quarterback and proceeds to take…

New Shanley Boys Basketball Coach Paper Wanting to Build Off End of Last Season’s Success

Tony Paper had interim tag removed earlier this week

FARGO, N.D. — Tony Paper took over a Shanley boys basketball program that was in shambles halfway through the season. Previous head coach Andrew Burns and some of his assistants were called to resign after practice by parents after a 23-point loss to Davies. Paper came in and immediately turned things around. The Deacons won three out of four games…

Shanley’s Reile Payne crowned North Dakota Miss Basketball

Payne received 56 votes from the NDAPSSA to earn the honor

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley girls basketball season ended abruptly after the postponement of the state tournament, however, the Deacons had their spirits lifted as it was announced their very own Reile Payne was named North Dakota Miss Basketball. The Deacons senior was one of seven players across the state up for the honor. Payne has been a member of Shanley’s…

North Dakota High School Basketball Roundup

The Fargo Davies Boys team took down Shanley while the girls team fell to the Deacons

FARGO, ND – Fargo Davies and Shanley Girl’s and Boy’s basketball squared off earlier. On the boys side, the Eagles won 70-47 while the Deacons girls won 71-62. Categories: High School Tags: Fargo Davies Basketball, Fargo Davies Eagles, Shanley Basketball, Shanley Deacons

Shanley’s Payne Wins High School Play of the Week

Payne's Buzzer Beater Wins HS POTW

FARGO, N.D — This week’s winner of the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week is Shanley’s Reile Payne. Payne took home just over 53  percent in a close contest. Payne hit a buzzer beater to beat Sheyenne. Congrats to Payne and the Deacons for taking home this week’s win. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Deacons Girls…

HS Basketball Roundup: Davies, Shanley Win

Davies beat Wahpeton; Shanley beat Fargo South

FARGO, N.D — Friday night hoops action in the EDC. Davies Boys Basketball looked to remain perfect on the season against Wahpeton. Shanley Boys Basketball playing without their head coach and top assistant who both stepped down before the game against Fargo South. The Eagles beat the Huskies 77-38 while the Deacons went on the road and beat the Bruins…