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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
September 13, 2017
Volleyball: Knights lose to Ortonville in four sets
The West Central Area volleyball team tried to turn around a tough Pheasant Conference matchup against the Ortonville Trojans but were denied a win Tuesday. The Trojans took the Knights in four sets. After a slow start resulting in losses for the first two sets, 25-16 and 25-18,...
September 13, 2017 - 2:15pm
September 12, 2017
Cross Country: WCA teams take first place in section meet
In a meet that featured all 25 cross country teams in the section, West Central Area showed they will be a force, winning both the boys and girls team titles. "To have one of your teams get first in a large meet is great, but to have both teams is something we can be extremely proud...
September 12, 2017 - 2:40pm
Volleyball: Knights lose to Wheaton in final tournament match
The West Central Area Knights faced three teams in the Wheaton tournament last Saturday and came away with two wins and a second place victory. "Overall we had a successful day and we continue to improve with every set we play," Coach Amy Linn said. "The girls are working hard and...
September 12, 2017 - 9:51am
September 8, 2017
Volleyball: Knights defeat Owls in Pheasant Conference opener
The West Central Area volleyball team took home a win in Hancock Thursday night in their first Pheasant Conference match. The Knights fought hard and took down the Owls in three close sets, 25-19, 25-18 and 25-21. "Overall, this was a great team win," Coach Amy Linn said. "The girls...
September 8, 2017 - 12:52pm
September 6, 2017
Volleyball: WCA falls in three at New York Mills
The West Central Area volleyball team fell at New York Mills on Tuesday by dropping three straight sets to the Eagles. New York Mills (2-0) won 25-20, 25-11 and 25-18. The Knights fell to 1-1 with the loss. "It was a hard-fought battle with games one and three being tight ones," WCA...
September 6, 2017 - 11:45am