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November 22, 2017
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
The West Central Area boys basketball team finished 11-15 last season. After several winning seasons before that, the Knights are determined...
November 22, 2017 - 12:25am
November 16, 2017
Volleyball: Knights' Kreft, Sanstead named all-conference
The All-Pheasant Conference volleyball teams were announced this week with West Central Area's Brianna Kreft and Kaitlyn Sanstead being named...
November 16, 2017 - 8:18am
November 10, 2017
When a plan comes together
West Central Area-Ashby football coaches went all in with their game plan for the Section 6, Class AA title game in the Fargodome last Friday,...
November 10, 2017 - 12:25am
Knights look for similar results in state opener
The West Central Area-Ashby football team went to the air to beat Pillager in the Section 6, Class AA championship on Nov. 3. Now the Knights...
November 10, 2017 - 12:25am
November 7, 2017
Cross country: Young Knights enjoy their taste of state
Last year, the West Central Area cross country teams contended with 90 degree heat for the state meet. It was a completely different story on...
November 7, 2017 - 10:23am
November 3, 2017
Football: Knights reign as Section 6AA Champions
The West Central Area football team hit the Fargodome field for the Section 6, Class AA Championship game hard, shocking the Pillager defense...
November 3, 2017 - 10:22pm
October 29, 2017
Football: Late stop secures Knights' spot in the section title game
The West Central Area-Ashby football team will play for the Section 6, Class AA championship this Friday after a late stop sealed a 28-27 win over Wadena-Deer Creek on Saturday. The Wolverines scored a late fourth-quarter touchdown to get within one point. The six seed in the bracket...
October 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
October 27, 2017
Section 6 Cross Country: Knights head back to state
The West Central Area cross country teams are both headed to the state meet in Northfield on Nov. 4 after the Knights finished second for the...
October 27, 2017 - 9:27am
October 26, 2017
Football: Knights clicking at the right time ahead of section semis
The West Central Area-Ashby football team entered the Section 6, Class AA playoffs on Tuesday night with a 4-4 record but winners of two out...
October 26, 2017 - 12:11pm
October 24, 2017
Volleyball: Knights extend their season with five-set win
After a seven-win season in 2016, players and coaches from the West Central Area volleyball team set a goal of finishing with a .500 record this fall. The Knights assured themselves of at least that by getting a playoff win on Monday night. West Central Area, seeded seventh in the...
October 24, 2017 - 12:09pm
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