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Willmar 2013-14 All-Central Lakes Conference selections

BOYS BASKETBALL — Joel Carter, Kyler Johnson, Adam Nibaur, Tyler Stegeman … Honorable mention: Austin Grove  

GIRLS BASKETBALL — Kalley Fosso, Courtney Magnuson … Honorable mention: McKenzie Hastad, Jordan Martins, Megan Rudnick

BOYS HOCKEY — Isaac Kobienia, Hunter Mottinger … Honorable mention: Nate Ackerman, Cole Block, Tyler Pendill, Trey Tollefson

GIRLS HOCKEY — Amelia Amon, Shelby Schneider … Honorable mention: Annie Johnston, Miranda Roelofs, Riley Schneider

WRESTLING — Clay Carlson, Colten Carlson, Travis Deegan, Vaughn Johnson, Zach Lueders, Austin Miley, Estevan Navarro, Leon Richards, Logan Walkow, Kory Welgraven

Minnesota chapter of National Wrestling Hall of Fame honoring Mike Bredeck

Mike Bredeck, who had a distinguished 25-year coaching career at Madison, Minn., and Superior, Wis., will be receiving a Lifetime Service Award at the Minnesota chapter’s National Wrestling Hall of Fame banquet Saturday, May 3 at the Austin Holiday Inn Conference Center.

The event starts at 2 p.m. and for ticket information ($45 for adults and $15 for students) contact Spencer Yohe at, 320-766-1934 or 507-495-3213.

Bredeck’s teams never lost a regular-season Little Sioux North Conference dual meet or tournament from 1980-87 and featured several state place-winners. Bredeck had five of his wrestlers earn a combined eight All-American honors and two national runner-up finishes at the collegiate level.

Kienitz, Brace, Monahan lead doubles sweep for SMSU

Southwest Minnesota State University lost 5-4 to UM-Duluth in NSIC women’s tennis at Minnetonka on Saturday, despite sweeping doubles propelled by the play of former area players Katie Kienitz (Raymond/MACCRAY) and Lindsey Brace and Shelby Monahan, both of Montevideo.

Kienitz, a junior, and her partner won at 1-doubles while Brace, a freshman, was at 2-doubles and Monahan, a senior, at 3-doubles.

Brace and Monahan, at 3- and 4-singles, respectively, each lost tiebreakers as the Bulldogs took five of six points at singles.

Annual Atwater Baseball Association Supper and Silent Auction Friday

Burgers, brats, hot dogs, chips and beans will be on the menu Friday at the annual Atwater Baseball Association Supper and Silent Auction.

The free-will donation event is 5:30-8 p.m. at the Atwater Community Center and will benefit the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons, Tri-Town Black Sox, Atwater Chuckers and Kingery Field.