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Three different players earned medalist honors for the Minnewaska girls' golf team, which captured the West Central Conference championship Monday after two team wins. Playing at Paynesville Monday morning, the Lakers' Alexis Guggisberg fired a round of 38 to take the top spot as Minnewaska finished 30 strokes ahead of both Sauk Centre and BOLD with a team score of 169. They shaved 12 strokes from that score in the afternoon meet at Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, carding a 157 as Jenna Janu and Ellen Stensrud both shots rounds of 1-over-par 37 for medalist honors. The two wins cemented the conf
Defeating St. Cloud Tech 11-1 and 7-4 Friday on the road gave the Cardinals their first Central Lakes Conference title since 2008. Alexandria's 13-1 record was two games better than second place Rocori, which came in at 11-3. The two wins gave the Redbirds the No.
Sweeping all 24 points in week four competition, the Alexandria clay target team moved into sole possession of the 9A Conference lead with one week of action remaining. "It's a very good place to be with only one week of competition left," said coach Scott Green, "just three points ahead of second place McGregor." Of the 31 shooters on the squad, 18 set personal bests: Noah Berglin, Chandler Davis, Taylor Esbjornsson, Shane Gibbons, Sam Goetsch, Chris Jorud, Brian Krebs, Landon Niska, Cody Parkin, Mitchell Paulson, Caleb Petty, Cole Reisdorf, Andrew Rentschler, John Steen, Aaron Steidl, Cole
A third place finish by Lily Hjelle in the PI Division singles, a third by PI Division team Hjelle, Kari Berg, Stephen McCabe and Jack Botzet, and a third from CI Division doubles team Austin GaNun and Abby Neal led the Cardinal adapted bowling team's performances at the state tournament Friday in Brooklyn Park. "The team competed alongside 270 athletes from all around the state," said head coach Wade Traphagen.
Playing in rain and against teams they haven't faced this year, the Cardinal girls' golf team finished the 12-team Hutchinson Invitational in a tie for third Friday, then cruised to a first place finish at the eight-team Wadena Invitational on Saturday. "We were able to play against some teams that we have not seen this year, including top-ranked teams like Minnewaska, Stewartville and New Prague," said Cardinal head coach Tim Zupfer of his team's performance at Hutchinson. "The first part of the meet was in a light rain.
Rain caused an early finish to Alexandria's match against host Detroit Lakes Thursday after the Cardinals had fallen to Thief River Falls 7-0 in the first match of the day. "The Cards were run over by the Prowlers in the first match where our singles players were dominated and our doubles teams fought hard, but could not produce a 'W'," said head coach Dave Ronning. "Jake [Strand] and Payton [Grandgenett] had the closest match where they lost in a third set tiebreaker, and Brendan [Holm] and Mathias [Burban] kept it close all the way through, but couldn't prevail. "In the Detroit Lakes mat
Putting together an eight-game schedule over four days might have been grueling, but the Cardinal baseball team emerged with a 5-3 record and the potential to win its first Central Lakes Conference title since 2002 after splitting a doubleheader Friday with Moorhead and splitting another two-game outing with St.
Behind the first place finishes of Becka Sadlemyer in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash and the long jump and Kayla Sorenson in the high jump, the Osakis girls' track and field team placed third at the State Class A True Team meet Saturday. 2013 STATE CLASS A GIRLS' TRUE TEAM TRACK AND FIELD TEAM SCORES - 1. Esko 414.5, 2. Luverne 403.5, 3. Osakis 383, 4. Lake City 350, 5. Blue Earth Area 336.5, 6. Maple Lake 309, 7. Trinity School-River Edge 288.5, 8. West Marshall 234.5, 9. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 213.5. 100 HURDLES - 1. Courtney Pribyl, Maple Lake, 16.96, 10.
Minnewaska won two more meets in West Central Conference play Thursday, putting them 13 points ahead of second place BOLD as Alexis Guggisberg earned medalist honors at both Melrose and Sauk Centre. Guggisberg shot rounds of 37 and 33 to lead all players. The Lakers were 33 strokes ahead of second place Sauk Centre at the Melrose meet as Minnewaska finished with a team total of 161. They shaved 10 total strokes off their score in the second meet of the day at Sauk Centre, outdistancing BOLD by 42 strokes. MELROSE MEET: Minnewaska 161, Sauk Centre 194, Paynesville 200, BOLD 201, Benson/KMS
The Silverstreak boys' golf team is in a battle for second place in the Central Minnesota Conference standings as they trail Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa by six strokes with just one event remaining. Rockford had a big lead after winning at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Thursday, with BBE second in that meet and Osakis third. Paul Hartmann and Mitch Tersteeg both shot rounds of 43 to lead Osakis, with Joey Kotek one stroke back at 44 and Joey Garcia and R.J. Dykema coming in with rounds of 46. OSAKIS AT HOWARD LAKE-WW TEAM SCORES - 1. Rockford 166, 2. BBE 169, 3. Osakis 176, 4. Pierz 178, 5.