Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Brainerd Warriors running back Carsten Nelson is wrapped up after a short gain by Willmar Cardinal defenders, from left, Grant Schow (7), Derrick Loiselle, Adam Fagerstrom (84) and Cole Christopher (65) at Hodapp Field in Willmar on Friday. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Brainerd drills Willmar

Email

WILLMAR -- Leave it to Brainerd to bring Willmar back to earth.

Despite a promising 2-0 start, the Cardinals were overmatched against the Warriors once again, absorbing a 35-13 whacking in a Central Lakes Conference tilt before about 1,900 fans on a mild Friday night at Hodapp.

"We laid an egg," said Taylor Filipek, the senior two-way starter. "They were prepared to play and we weren't."

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

(320) 214-4334
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness