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DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
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Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
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Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
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October 19, 2016
Volleyball: Parkers pulls off wild comeback over WCA
The West Central Area volleyball team were defeated in a back and forth five-setter by Parkers Prairie on the road on Monday night to wrap up the regular season.
October 19, 2016 - 10:21am
October 11, 2016
Volleyball: New York Mills sweeps at WCA
The West Central Area volleyball team lost its third straight match in a sweep by New York Mills at home on Monday night in Barrett. The visiting Eagles (15-3) boast a 9-1 record in Section 6A play, coming in at No. 25 in the latest Class A QRF rankings. They edged the Knights (7-13)...
October 11, 2016 - 10:42am
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