JAMESTOWN, N.D. – IMCA Modified and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car drivers from 12 states and Canada have already pre-registered for the 30th annual Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour. Williston Basin Speedway is the next stop on Tuesday, July 9. The series then heads to Southwest Speedway in Dickinson on Wednesday, July 10. Dacotah Speedway in Mandan hosts Championship Night on Thursday, July 11, and the Corral Sales Legendary 50 on Friday, July 12. Questions about the Dakota Classic Tour can be directed to Director John Gartner at 701 202-6075. Pre-entered Modified drivers include: The Legendary 50 pays a record $10,004 to win the IMCA Modified feature, another 2019 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. Cole Anderson, Northfield, Minn.; Casey Arneson, Fargo; Randy Artz, Battle Mountain, Nev.; Reese Artz, Battle Mountain, Nev.; Hank Berry, Sidney, Mont.; Tom Berry, Newburg; Justin Bieber, Fairview, Mont.; Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.; Kevin Bliese, Bath, S.D.; Cody Blixt, Clancy, Mont.; Chris Bragg, Springtown, Texas; Brian Brennan. Rozet, Wy.; Jarrett Carter, Lisbon; Troy Cordes, Dunkerton, Iowa; John Corell, Jamestown; Jason Dinius, Dickinson; Zach Dockter, Norwich; Tracy Domagala, Bismarck; John Flory, Williston; Isaiah Geisel, Torquay, Sask.; Dylan Goplen, Fargo; Randy Gordon, Jamestown; Don Gumke, Jamestown; Travis Hagen, McGregor; Tyler Hall, Fertile, Minn.; Keith Hammett, Brookland, Ark.; Mike Hansen, Dickinson; Brad Hartigan, Dickinson; Robert Hellebust, Minot; Jason Hicks, Dickinson; Vernon Hill, Black Eagle, Mont.; Vernon Hill Jr., Black Eagle, Mont.; Jordan Huettl, Minot; Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.; Kyler Jeffrey, Williston; Paul Jones Jr., Casper, Wy.; Billy Kendall, Baxter, Minn.; Allen Kent, West Fargo; Rusty Kollman, Carrington; Jeremiah LaDue, Trenton; Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.; Dale Neitzel, Billings, Mont.; Shawn Nostdahl, Bottineau; John Parmeley, Phoenix, Ariz.; Cody Peterson, Glyndon, Minn.; Kale Peterson, Estevan, Sask.; Steven Pfeifer, Minot; Jon Plowman, Woodbine, Iowa; Alan Riley, Florence, Mont.; Josh Rogotzke, Sanborn, Minn.; Joel Rust, Grundy Center, Iowa; Darren Schatz, Williston; Brent Schlafmann, Bismarck; Chris Schroeder, Williston; Jake Schroeder, Williston; Chris Seekings, Minot; Marlyn Seidler, Underwood; Jesse Skalicky, Fargo;Shawn Strand, Mandan.Jeff Taylor, Cave City, Ark.; Ricky Thornton Jr., Adel, Iowa; Marcus Tomlinson, Turtle Lake; Myles Tomlinson, Turtle Lake; Travis Ulmer, Mandan; Tim Ward, Harcourt, Iowa; Jason Wolla, Ray;Austin Wolf, Algona, Iowa. More than $120,000 in payout is offered for the tour and another $30,000 is posted for the Legendary. In addition, $3,000 will go to the top 10 in IMCA series points in both divisions and $20,000 in contingency prizes will be awarded to the top 25 in tour points. Justin Bachmeier, Williston; Austin Daae, Estevan, Sask.; Chase Davidson, Macoun, Sask.; Chris Ellis, Williston; Dalton Flory, Williston; Scott Gartner, Jamestown; Mike Hagen, Williston; Chris Hortness, Estevan, Sask.; Jace Iverson, Tioga; Keith Mattox, Ray; Jake Nelson, Williston; John Parmeley, Phoenix, Ariz.; Randy Schultz, Swift Current, Sask.; Ricky Thornton Jr., Adel, Iowa; A.J. Zimmerman, Cleveland, Minn. Former Modified tour champions among the early entries are Marlyn Seidler (1994), Hank Berry (2003, 2004, 2008 and 2012), Troy Cordes (2006), Jeff Taylor (2014), Ricky Thornton Jr. (2015) and Hunter Marriott (2016-2018). If fans can’t make it to the track(s), the entire tour will be broadcast world-wide by IMCA-TV. All Modified features pay $2,400 to win and are qualifying events for the 2019 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot, while all Stock Car features pay $800 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Side Biter Chassis North Central Region and EQ Cylinder Heads Northern Region, and E3 Spark Plugs State points, but no track points will be awarded each night of the tour. National, regional and state points are at stake for the Legendary. The tour starts its six consecutive day run Saturday, July 6 at Jamestown Speedway. The Tour then goes to Nodak Speedway at Minot on Sunday, July 7. On Monday, July 8, the series travels across the international border to Estevan, Sask., Motor Speedway. Pre-entered Stock Car drivers are:
The University of Wisconsin volleyball team will go to battle this weekend against Illinois (10-8, 0-6 Big Ten) and Northwestern (15-2, 4-2 Big Ten). The Badgers (11-3, 4-2 Big Ten) are currently ranked No. 8 in the country and are in a four-way tie for third place in the Big Ten.One of the teams involved in the four-way tie is the No. 7 Illinois Fighting Illini, who the Badgers will play on Saturday night. Prior to that, the weekend action will start with the Northwestern Wildcats Friday night at the UW Field House.Northwestern (10-8, 0-6 Big Ten) is looking to snap their six-game losing streak dating back to Sept. 21, but the task is not an easy one, especially with the game taking place in Madison. The six losses have come at the hands of four top 20 teams.Men’s Soccer: Badgers tally season-high four goals in defeat of RutgersThe University of Wisconsin men’s soccer team (6-4-2, 3-1 Big Ten) beat fellow Big Ten opponent Rutgers (2-8-1, 1-4 Big Read…The Wildcats are sitting in a tie for the last place in the Big Ten with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and are still searching for their first conference win. The Badgers cannot get complacent in this game like in their most recent loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes. A loss that was a wake-up call for Wisconsin after dropping two games back in the Big Ten standings.With only 10 calendar days between games, the Badgers will once again take on the Fighting Illini (15-2, 4-2), but this time around the game will be at the UW Field House. The last time these two teams squared off, the Badgers beat the Illini (3–1) off an impressive hitting night.Illinois’ only other loss this season came against No. 3 Nebraska in Urbana-Champaign. The Badgers will have to contain Jacqueline Quade, who is hitting .289 with 258 kills, capturing 4.16 k/s. The Illini’s starting setter, Jordyn Poulter, will also play a key role as she has already tallied 709 assists this season while averaging 11.44 a/s.Something special brewing in Milwaukee: How the Crew got this farIn recent weeks, the best team in baseball hasn’t been the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox or the Read…Both teams will play a game on Friday night before the Saturday night game, but the Badgers will have the advantage as they play at home against Northwestern, whereas Illinois will take on No. 3 Minnesota up in Minneapolis.Wear pink, as it is Breast Cancer awareness night Friday. At the UW Field House, the match starts at 8 p.m., while the match against the Illinois Fighting Illini will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday night. For both games, you can catch the action live on BTN2GO.com or listen live with The Badger Rewind, 92.1.