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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
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February 12, 2016
Surging Storm give Cards controversial defeat
SAUK RAPIDS — Courtney Hanson hit a 3-point shot to tie Willmar’s game against Sauk Rapids in the final seconds, but a questionable call helped the Storm get a put-back at the buzzer and a 36-34 victory on Friday. Sauk Rapids led 34-31 with 19 seconds left and Willmar in possession....
February 12, 2016 - 11:48pm
February 11, 2016
Marshall thrashes Cardinals
MARSHALL — The collective shooting from the Willmar girls basketball team was just as cold as the temperature outside of the gymnasium Thursday as Marshall overwhelmed the Cardinals 58-26 in a non-conference game. Willmar was 11-for-43 (26 percent) from the field and managed to...
February 11, 2016 - 11:42pm
Slagter's big game ends Cards' skid
WILLMAR — The Cardinals got revenge on the Sauk Rapids Storm for the 86-71 loss they handed them on Jan. 5 in dramatic fashion Thursday. Willmar...
February 11, 2016 - 11:41pm
Meet the Cardinal wrestlers
The Willmar Cardinals wrestling team is chasing a fifth straight section team title. The Central Lakes Champions will play host to the Section...
February 11, 2016 - 5:12pm
February 10, 2016
Card coach Williams enjoying first season despite transition and losses
In his first year as head coach of the Willmar boys basketball team, Matt Williams has faced some challenges. “I have a five-year-old and a...
February 10, 2016 - 11:14pm
Kobienia, Revier, Cards dunk Otters
WILLMAR — Seniors Nick Revier, Isaac Kobienia and the Willmar boys closed their regular season in style, knocking off Fergus Falls by a score...
February 10, 2016 - 12:09am
February 8, 2016
Willmar split twin bill with Fergus Falls on Friday
The Willmar Cardinals traveled to Fergus Falls on Friday for a boy/girl doubleheader. Girls Basketball Willmar 44, Fergus Falls 38 Willmar traveled to Fergus Falls Friday night and beat the Otters 8 in a tightly called game. Heidi Sellmann led the Cardinals with 16 points and 13...
February 8, 2016 - 12:35pm
Gymnastics: CLC, WCC championships decided Saturday
Central Lakes and West Central conferences staged championships Saturday
February 8, 2016 - 3:57am
Boys Basketball: Three in double figures not enough for Cards against Moorhead
A Leif Engen double-double lifted Moorhead to a 68-58 win over Willmar in boys basketball Saturday. Engen had 22 points and 13 rebounds. Matt Bye added 16 points and Matt Jenkins 14, as the Spuds sent the Cardinals to a ninth-straight loss
February 8, 2016 - 3:54am
February 2, 2016
Cards 10th, 13th in Pursuit
CALLAWAY — Willmar’s Laura Christianson placed 46th and Jack Erickson was 49th at the Section 8AA Pursuit on Tuesday at the Maplelag Resort....
February 2, 2016 - 10:58pm
Saturday's Result: Ackerman's seven points sparks win for Cards
A seven-point effort from Nate Ackerman helped the Willmar boys hockey team snap a five-game losing streak with a 9-3 win at Prairie Centre Saturday. The nine goals tied a season-high for the Cardinals, with the previous mark being reached in the team’s last win on Jan. 15. Ackerman...
February 2, 2016 - 10:53pm
January 31, 2016
Cards stymied by Thunder Hawks
MONTEVIDEO — Willmar was no match for the Thunder Hawks on Saturday night, as three Montevideo players outscored Willmar’s top scorer in a convincing 67-47 win. Troy Diggins scored 24 points and Isaac Douglas and Travis Dreyer each added 14. Dreyer also had 12 rebounds and four...
January 31, 2016 - 11:30pm
January 29, 2016
Cardinals soar past Eagles
WILLMAR — The Cardinals were dominant at home Friday night against St. Cloud Apollo, earning a stifling 68-30 win to improve to 12-5 overall...
January 29, 2016 - 11:57pm
Cards outmuscle Brainerd and Little Falls
BRAINERD — With the help of 12 falls, Class AAA No. 7-ranked Willmar collected two wins at the Brainerd Triangular on Friday. The Cardinals improved to 13-1 on duals this season after topping the host Warriors 43-28 and old Central Lakes Conference nemesis Little Falls 43-31. Logan...
January 29, 2016 - 11:53pm
January 28, 2016
River Lakes rebounds, overwhelms Willmar
WILLMAR — After a rough start, River Lakes climbed back into the game and Grant Thompson scored the game-winner in the third period as the Stars defeated Willmar 6-4 in a Central Lakes Conference game on Thursday at the Willmar Civic Center. River Lakes fell behind 3-1 in the first...
January 28, 2016 - 11:56pm