Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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The West Central Area-Ashby-Evansville wrestling team showed why it is ranked among the top Class A teams in the state Thursday in a 48-19 victory over Osakis in Barrett. The Silverstreaks came into the match shorthanded due to a few injuries and were forced to forfeit at 160, 170 and 220.
The Alexandria dance team hosted the season’s third and final meet at AAHS Friday and finished third in jazz and fourth in kick out of five teams. The Cardinals hoped they would score better in the meet, but head coach Christine Reilly said they once again showed improvement in their routines. “While the score sheet and results were disappointing, the teams’ performances were not,” Reilly said. “Both teams had their best performances of the season yet again.
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team picked up a big Little Eight Conference victory Friday in Ashby. Heading into the contest, Ashby held an undefeated mark against LEC opponents with a 5-0 record. But the Chargers grabbed a half-game lead for first place in the conference with a 48-40 victory. Head coach Dick Simpson said Friday’s game was important in not letting Ashby gain a two game lead in the conference loss column.
Willmar showed the Alexandria wrestling team why it is the top team in the Central Lakes Conference this year in a 52-10 win on Friday. Alexandria managed to pick up two decisions and one major decision in the road loss to Willmar. Blake Olhausen picked up a major decision 9-1 at 138 pounds.
A 40-point blowout home victory for the Alexandria girls basketball team over Rocori improved the Cardinals to an 8-0 start in Central Lakes Conference play this season. The Cardinals only led 33-24 at halftime, but some strong second half defense held the Spartans to only nine points in the second half. Four Alexandria players finished with double figures in scoring, led by Brooke Heggie with 20 points and seven rebounds.
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The West Central Area-Ashby-Evansville wrestling team showed why it is ranked among the top Class A teams in the state Thursday in a 48-19 victory over Osakis in Barrett. The...
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Alexandria had been unable to score more than four goals in a single game this season heading into Monday’s contest with Willmar. Now the Cardinals have a new season record as five different players recorded goals in a 6-1 victory over Central Lakes Conference opponent Willmar in an afternoon game at the Runestone Community Center.