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Little Crow Archers

open house

The Little Crow Archers are hosting an open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the indoor archery lane, 435 Benson Avenue Southwest, Willmar.

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Anyone interested in learning about the local club and its activities is welcome to attend. A potluck dinner with appetizers and dessert is planned.

The club is celebrating over 60 years of archery in the area. The club operates an indoor range which members are able to use.

It also sponsors youth activities and other events for archers in the region.

DIII football moved

to Dome on Saturday

Due to poor weather forecast for Saturday, the NCAA Division III first-round regional football game between Bethel University and St. Scholastica of Duluth has been moved to the Metrodome for a noon start. It’s expected this will be the final college game ever played in the 31-year-old indoor facility which opened to Twins’ baseball in April 1982. The game was scheduled to be played at the Royals home field in Roseville. Thirty-two teams are in the DIII national field. Senior Jay Hilbrands of Clara City (MACCRAY) is the Royals’ second-leading receiver with 30 catches for 451 yards and five TDs.

Ridgewater women’s

game cancelled

The Ridgewater women’s basketball team’s scheduled game against Central Lakes on Saturday has been cancelled. Central Lakes does not have enough players to compete.

The Warriors men’s game against the St. John’s JV will be played at 3 p.m. Saturday.

NAIA coach Biesiot resigns after 38 years

After 38 years as Dickinson State University’s head football coach, Hank Biesiot is calling it a career. He officially resigned from the position Wednesday night.

Under his tenure, the Blue Hawks compiled an incredible 258-122-1 record, claimed 17 conference championships and made the NAIA playoffs 15 times, including seven of his last 12 seasons.

Biesiot is the second-winningest coach in NAIA history.

Biesiot joined DSU in 1972 as a defensive coordinator under then-coach Bob Lasater and went on to win 17 conference titles in the North Dakota Collegiate Athletic Conference and Dakota Athletic Conference. Biesiot was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 2006 and earned 19 different coach of the year awards.

— Reuters/Staff reports

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