Weather Forecast


Willmar Cardinals Winter Sports previews

Email News Alerts

Boys Basketball


Steve Grove, 9th year


Dale Becker (varsity assistant and JV), Matt Williams (sophomores), Dustin Carlson (freshmen A), Mike Buer (freshmen B)


2008-09 SEASON

Record: 12-6 in Central Lakes Conference (3rd place), 17-11 overall; Section 2AAA, beat Hutchinson 87-80, lost to Mankato West 55-38

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.

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