Monday links

Luke Nelson had to rebuild his car last week, but all the work paid off as the Valley City driver held on to win the season championship in the Streets class at the Jamestown Speedway.

Spencer Kamoni led the JHS boys to a third-place finish at the Becki Wells Invitational cross country meet in Dickinson.

The Jimmie volleyball team won three of four matches in Iowa. Now the tough part, as JC travels to California to take on some of the best teams in the country.

The JC soccer teams opened the season, dropping a pair of games over the weekend in Nebraska.

The Bison football team opens this week at Iowa State, hoping to spring an upset.

The Philadelphia Eagles are going with Omar Gaither as the starting middle linebacker. Former Bison Joe Mays will be the backup.

The Jamestown College football team kicks off the season this weekend at Peru State (Neb.). The Bobcats already have a game under their belts, although it was a long Thursday night as the GPAC’s Hastings defeated Peru 36-16.

The Onion believes Manager of the Year honors would be appropriate for Lou Piniella. Also, the New York Mets are now officially finished for 2009.