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Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
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Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
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Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
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New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
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January 21, 2017
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
The Minnewaska wrestling team went to Benson for a dual on Friday night and came back after a 54-24 loss. The Lakers got an early win from Jackson Stadsvold at 106 pounds with a pin in 39 seconds. Mason Blair added a pin in 3:29 at 120 pounds before the Braves took the next five matches,...
January 21, 2017 - 11:35am
January 20, 2017
Wrestling: Minnewaska tops B.O.L.D. by criteria
Both teams finished with 39 points in Thursday's matchup between Minnewaska and B.O.L.D., but the Lakers came out on top by the criteria tiebreak. MAHS's Jackson Stadsvold (106), Max Reichmann (113) and Mason Blair (126) each secured pins, while David Lilenthal won at 120 over Zeke...
January 20, 2017 - 10:58am
Boys basketball: Five in double figures carry Lakers past ACGC
The Minnewaska boys basketball team edged Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday night in a 74-72 final. The Lakers shot 54 percent (28-51), including 11-of-22 from three. Jake Peters hit four of those triples on his way to a 21-point, eight-rebound, five-steals night. Jackson Johnsrud...
January 20, 2017 - 10:17am
January 6, 2017
Wrestling: ACGC dominates the mat in win over Minnewaska
Freshman Dylan Jergenson earned the Lakers' only pin in the match against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday. The Falcons easily downed Minnewaska 55-16. The other Lakers winners were Mason Blair in the 120, Tyson Meyer in the 160 and Tyler VanLuik in the 220. Blair topped ACGC's...
January 6, 2017 - 2:48pm
Boys basketball: Jensen puts up 18 in Lakers' loss to Montevideo
Minnewaska Area junior Garrett Jensen's 18 points weren't enough for the Lakers to overcome Montevideo's attack on the road Thursday night, as Minnewaska fell to the Thunder Hawks in a close 56-53 battle. Dennis VanDyke put up 13 points in the contest for the Lakers, including two...
January 6, 2017 - 1:48pm
December 23, 2016
Boys basketball: Minnewaska moves to 3-3 with Thursday win
Juniors Matt Gruber and Jackson Johnsrud had 20 and 19 points, respectively, to lead Minnewaska Area to a 64-56 win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Thursday in Glenwood. The Jaguars' Evan Wiener went eight-for-nine from the free throw line in the first half, contributing to 13 points...
December 23, 2016 - 12:32pm
December 9, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Senior Jake Peters led the Minnewaska boys basketball team with 14 points Thursday, but the Lakers weren't able to keep up with Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta. The Tigers claimed the win in overtime, 80-74. Minnewaska (1-1) had a 40-32 lead going into the intermission, but MACA made up...
December 9, 2016 - 1:35pm
November 30, 2016
Lakers leaning on youth
The Minnewaska wrestling team is relying heavily on young incoming wrestlers to contribute toward filling weight classes this winter. "The Minnewaska wrestling program is looking to build on last year's returning letter winners with another group of seventh graders," head coach Dieken...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am
October 26, 2016
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
The Minnewaska football team ended its season in the opening game of the Section 5AA tournament in a 42-14 loss at Paynesville on Tuesday night. The Lakers (2-7) rode tailback Ryan Christianson to a season-high 178 yards on 29 carries with a touchdown, but allowed 350 rushing yards...
October 26, 2016 - 2:13pm
Class A state tennis: Lakers fall in two matches
The Minnewaska girls tennis team finished its season in the Class A state tournament after a pair of losses at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday. The Lakers fell 6-1 in the quarterfinals to Rochester Lourdes, which advanced to the 1A state title match...
October 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 20, 2016
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
The Minnewaska football team ended its regular season with a 2-5 record after a 38-0 district loss at home to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Wednesday afternoon in Alexandria. The Falcons (4-4) tallied 230 rushing yards on the day, spearheaded by Jeremy Nelson with 125 yards and a touchdown...
October 20, 2016 - 9:59am
October 19, 2016
Volleyball: Two-loss Sauk Centre sweeps Lakers
The Minnewaska volleyball team lost its third-straight match in a sweep at home by the Section 6AA-North leaders Sauk Centre on Tuesday night in Glenwood. The Mainstreeters (26-2, 13-1 West Central) handled the Lakers (6-15, 3-10 WCC) in each set, posting 25-15, 25-16 and 25-12 victories....
October 19, 2016 - 10:28am
October 15, 2016
Cardinals complete comeback in shootout victory
No. 2 Detroit Lakes owned the lead and the game for 40 minutes, but the No. 3 Alexandria Cardinals erased a two-goal deficit scoring in the final...
October 15, 2016 - 9:39pm
Football: Lakers earn road win at Benson
The Minnewaska football team earned its second district victory of the season in a 30-7 win at Benson on Friday night. After a clean slate in the opening 12 minutes, the Lakers (2-5) took a 10-7 on Benson (1-6) into the break before outscoring the Braves by 20 points after the half....
October 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
October 12, 2016
Volleyball: Morris earns 10th straight win at Minnewaska
The Minnewaska volleyball team fell to 3-8 in West Central Conference play with a sweep by Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta at home on Tuesday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (6-13) dropped the final set 25-8 after falling 25-16 and 25-9 to the Tigers (20-2), who are unbeaten in WCC play...
October 12, 2016 - 9:51am