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Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
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Kensington museum holds open house
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'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
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Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
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Deloris A. Elmquist
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It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
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October 13, 2017
Volleyball: WCA scores conference victory over Owls
The West Central Area volleyball team defeated Hancock in the Knights' last Pheasant Conference match of regular season play in Barrett on Thursday night. The Knights took the first two sets 25-16. The Owls snuck a 25-21 win in the third set but the Knights won the match in a 25-17...
October 13, 2017 - 9:54am
October 11, 2017
Cross Country: Brights carry Knights to second place at conference meet
The West Central Area boys and girls cross country teams headed back to Perham for the Heart of Lakes Conference meet on Tuesday afternoon. Both teams finished in second place behind Perham. Eighth grader Lexi Bright finished third overall in 19:38.62, coming in first for the girls...
October 11, 2017 - 1:29pm
Volleyball: WCA drops conference match against Wheaton
The West Central Area volleyball team suffered a three set Pheasant Conference loss at the hands of the Warriors in Wheaton on Tuesday night. "Overall, it was a tough night for the Knights," WCA coach Amy Linn said. "We never really got into our system and we made far too many errors."...
October 11, 2017 - 10:52am
October 9, 2017
Cross Country: WCA ranks 7th in Perham
The West Central Area cross country teams both placed seventh out of 25 teams at the meet in Perham last Thursday afternoon. Perham, second ranked in the state for boys and fifth ranked in the state for girls, was the only single A team to defeat the Knights. The other teams ahead...
October 9, 2017 - 3:55pm
October 6, 2017
Volleyball: Knights back to .500 after third win in four matches
West Central Area continued to play some of its best volleyball of the season lately as the Knights won their third match of the last four by taking Rothsay in four sets Thursday. The Tigers (7-12) won the first set 25-13, but the Knights (9-9) controlled things from there, winning...
October 6, 2017 - 9:26am
October 4, 2017
Volleyball: WCA falls to CGB in conference match
The West Central Area volleyball team traveled to Graceville on Tuesday night and walked away with a four set Pheasant Conference loss at the hands of the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines. "The Knights never really got into a rhythm," WCA coach Amy Linn said. "We spent most...
October 4, 2017 - 11:01am
September 30, 2017
Football: Pillager shows off its ground game to spoil Knights' homecoming game
The West Central Area football team played in front of a big homecoming crowd on Saturday afternoon, but those fans saw an impressive showing...
September 30, 2017 - 9:19pm
September 29, 2017
Cross Country: Knights land ninth and 10th in Fergus Falls
The West Central Area boys and girls cross country teams raced at Fergus Falls on Thursday evening, taking home ninth place for the girls and 10th place for the boys. "I think one of the things that we are most proud of is that when the gun fires, we compete," Knights coach John...
September 29, 2017 - 2:44pm
Volleyball: Knights defeat Trojans in five sets
The West Central Area volleyball team scored a five set victory over the Ortonville Trojans on Thursday night in Barrett. "It was a great night of volleyball for the girls," WCA coach Amy Linn said. "We started off a bit slow but were able to work our way back into the match." The...
September 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
September 25, 2017
WCA takes first in Class A at huge Mega Meet
The West Central Area boys and girls cross country teams competed in what is billed as the world's largest high school cross country event, the Milaca Mega Meet, and came out with a first place trophy. The Mega Meet is scored off a combination of the boys and girls team's points....
September 25, 2017 - 2:10pm
September 22, 2017
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Warriors in three sets
The West Central Area volleyball team was handed a three set defeat when it hosted the Wheaton-Herman-Norcross Warriors on Thursday night. "The girls fought extremely hard and I'm very proud of their performance," WCA Coach Amy Linn said. "I wish we would have come out on top, but...
September 22, 2017 - 12:55pm
September 20, 2017
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
The West Central Area boys and girls cross country teams stepped out on a new meet in Melrose on Tuesday, Sept. 19 and both teams finished well in front of second place for the first place win. "We've been on some hilly courses lately and it was nice to get on a flat course and run...
September 20, 2017 - 2:39pm
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
The West Central Area volleyball team lost in three sets to the Frazee Hornets in Barrett on Tuesday. "Overall, it was a tough loss," WCA Coach Amy Linn said. "We never really got into a rhythm and we let Frazee set the pace of the game." The Knights nearly recovered the first set,...
September 20, 2017 - 2:37pm
September 19, 2017
Volleyball: WCA loses in three to Pelican Rapids
The West Central Area volleyball team hosted Pelican Rapids on Monday night and surrendered to the Vikings in three close sets, 25-17, 25-20 and 25-23. "We continue to improve daily," WCA Coach Amy Linn said. "I am very proud of how we competed regardless of the outcome." This loss...
September 19, 2017 - 10:47am
September 16, 2017
Volleyball: Knights fall to CGB in three sets
The West Central Area Knights volleyball fell to Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley in a home game on Thursday night. “The girls really came to play tonight,” WCA coach Amy Linn said. “Although we were hoping for a win, I was really pleased with how thing are finally starting to...
September 16, 2017 - 2:20am