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Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
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October 5, 2016
Volleyball: CGB pulls past Knights in four
The West Central Area volleyball team fell in four sets to Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley in a section match at home on Tuesday night in Barrett. The Wolverines (14-8) earned the victory with a 25-14 result in the final set after the Knights (7-12) edged the visitors 25-22 in the third....
October 5, 2016 - 12:51pm
October 3, 2016
Football: Knights run to first win in overtime over BBE
The West Central Area-Ashby football team earned its first win of the season in a 33-27 high-scoring overtime victory over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at home on Friday night in Barrett. The Knights (1-4) found success on the ground, rushing for 190 of their 248 yards on the night.
October 3, 2016 - 12:09pm
September 30, 2016
Volleyball: Linn wants Knights believing in success
First-year head coach Amy Linn for the West Central Area volleyball team wants the girls in the program to become accustomed to winning and competing...
September 30, 2016 - 8:52am
September 28, 2016
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
The West Central Area earned a Section 6A South victory in four sets at Hancock on Tuesday night. The Knights took the fourth set 25-20 after falling 25-17 in the third. WCA edged the Owls in the opening two sets 25-22 and 25-23. "Overall it was a great night for the Knights," head...
September 28, 2016 - 10:14am
September 14, 2016
Volleyball: WCA sweeps at Ortonville
The West Central Area volleyball team cruised to a road sweep at Ortonville on Tuesday night by scores of 25-16, 25-18 and 25-12. “We played a very controlled and consistent match against a Trojans team that served and covered well on defense,” head coach Amy Linn said. “Overall,...
September 14, 2016 - 1:21pm
September 9, 2016
Volleyball: WCA edged by Hancock in fifth set
The West Central Area was edged in a fifth set at home against Hancock on Thursday night. The Knights (1-3) won the opening two sets 25-9 and 29-27, but suffered a pair of 25-20 and 25-12 defeats in the next two sets before the Owls' (3-1) 16-14 deciding win in the fifth. "[We] came...
September 9, 2016 - 10:08am
September 3, 2016
Football: Anderson, Knights welcome a game to have some fun again
West Central Area junior quarterback Ross Anderson scanned the field early in the fourth quarter in the season opener at Morris on Friday and...
September 3, 2016 - 1:00am
June 22, 2016
Knights' Merrick takes home girls golf MVP
The West Central Area girls golf team concluded its season with an end-of-year banquet at Zorbaz, followed by a miniature golf outing at Casey's...
June 22, 2016 - 11:27am
Loss stings, but WCA baseball proud of a memorable season
The West Central Area baseball team was disappointed in how its season ended on June 9 at the hands of top-ranked Parkers Prairie in the Section...
June 22, 2016 - 11:21am
June 3, 2016
Baseball: WCA secures spot in section semifinals
The West Central Area baseball team will play for a spot in the Section 6A championship against a familiar foe in Parkers Prairie after the Knights and Panthers won their way there on Thursday. Parkers Prairie, the top-ranked team in Class A, beat Browerville-Eagle Valley 2-0 before...
June 3, 2016 - 3:06pm
June 1, 2016
6A baseball: Knights run past Ashby in opener
The West Central Area baseball team raced to a 9-1 win over Ashby in the opening round of the Section 6A tournament at home on Tuesday night in Barrett. The second-seeded Knights (11-8) advance to play the third seed Wheaton-Herman-Norcross on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 in Morris....
June 1, 2016 - 9:39am
May 31, 2016
5A girls golf: Knights' season ends on Day One at sections
The West Central Area girls golf team concluded its season after the first day of the Section 5A tournament in rainy and storming conditions...
May 31, 2016 - 11:09am
May 27, 2016
6A softball: WCA responds with 10-1 win after B-E loss
The West Central Area softball team responded from a three-run loss to top-seed Brandon-Evansville on Tuesday in Glenwood with a 10-1 win over Wheaton-Herman-Norcross in the 6A tournament later in the evening. "I cannot say enough about the progress this team has made. They have...
May 27, 2016 - 10:14am
May 25, 2016
6A softball: Knights bull over C-G-B in first round
The West Central Area softball team won its first-round game in the Section 6A tournament 15-5 in five innings over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley at home on Tuesday night in Barrett. The Knights (8-12), the No. 4 seed in the West Division, head to Glenwood to face top-seeded Brandon-Evansville...
May 25, 2016 - 11:12am
May 17, 2016
Girls golf: WCA finishes third at QCC meet
The West Central Area girls golf team finished third with a 432 at the Quad County Conference meet at Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course on Monday afternoon...
May 17, 2016 - 11:52am