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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
January 26, 2016
Tigers edge Cardinals 5-4 in OT
ST. CLOUD — Willmar scored early and late in the third period to force overtime with St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday, but the Tigers lit the lamp 2½minutes into the extra period to collect a 5-4 Central Lakes Conference win at St. Cloud State University. The Tigers got two goals in a...
January 26, 2016 - 11:56pm
January 13, 2016
Cards from north thump Willmar
ALEXANDRIA — It took Alexandria just 1:25 to get on the board and things only got worse from there for Willmar. Nine different Alexandria players scored goals and keeper Jack Nettleton thwarted all 16 shots that came his way. Derek Berning – who scored the game’s opening goal...
January 13, 2016 - 12:31am
January 6, 2016
Cards beat Storm to end skid
WILLMAR — Nate Ackerman netted a pair of third-period goals and Isaac Kobeinia had two assists to help Willmar snap a four-game losing streak by beating Sauk Rapids-Rice 4-1 in a Central Lakes Conference game on Tuesday. Grant Duininck scored 2:29 into the game and the 1-0 Willmar...
January 6, 2016 - 12:13am
December 30, 2015
Late goal dooms Cardinals
LITTLE FALLS — Two third-period goals helped Mandan turn the tables on Willmar in the Little Falls Holiday Classic on Wednesday. Mandan scored three-straight goals after Willmar took a 3-1 lead a minute into the second period. Cooper Delp scored two goals — early in both the first...
December 30, 2015 - 11:44pm
December 29, 2015
Area Roundup: Pierz jumps Litchfield in Cathedral’s Crusader Classic
ST. CLOUD — The Pierz basketball team bolted to a 31-18 lead at halftime and defeated Litchfield 60-29 in the opening round of the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusader Classic on Monday. Litchfield drops into the consolation bracket and will take on Concordia Academy today at 2 p.m. Litchfield’s...
December 29, 2015 - 2:40am
December 23, 2015
Willmar hockey falls to Alex
WILLMAR — Mack Strong’s two goals in the third period propelled Alexandria to a 4-2 road win over their rival Willmar Cardinals on Tuesday in a Central Lakes Conference game. Riley Grabow and Sawyer Delp had first-period goals for Willmar, with Isaac Kobienia assisting on both....
December 23, 2015 - 12:16am
December 16, 2015
Kobienia, Revier spark Cards
PAYNESVILLE — Isaac Kobienia scored a third-period hat trick to lead Willmar to a 4-1 Central Lakes Conference victory over River Lakes on Tuesday. Kobienia now has 14 goals in five games. After a scoreless first period, Willmar’s Andrew DeJong opened the scoring on an assist...
December 16, 2015 - 12:04am
January 12, 2015
Boys Hockey: Luverne’s relentless offense too much for Willmar
Willmar junior net tender Nick Revier faced 55 shots on goal in Willmar's 7-3 loss to the like-named Section 3A defending champ Luverne on S...
January 12, 2015 - 12:24am
January 27, 2013
Boys Hockey: Storm continues hot streak with win over Luverne
Tanner Picht sandwiched a hat trick around Brody Gimbelin’s second-period goal to lead the Morris/Benson Area Storm to a 4-2 win over Luverne on Saturday at the Benson Civic Center. Benson’s win snapped the Cardinals’ nine-game winning streak and the Storm have won seven of...
January 27, 2013 - 11:54pm
January 6, 2013
Boys Hockey: Dragons fall on late goal
NEW ULM — Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato’s Aaron Haataja tied the game with a short-handed goal midway through the third period, but New Ulm’s Mitch Nied scored late in the period and it held up for a 3-2 victory on Saturday. LDC’s Mike Spreiter scored the game’s first goal on...
January 6, 2013 - 11:34pm
December 30, 2012
Boys Hockey: Schneider scores hat trick as Willmar topples Tigers
LITTLE FALLS — Hunter Schneider’s three-goal burst in the third period allowed Willmar to separate from the Hutchinson Tigers for a 5-2 win on the final day of the three-day Little Falls Invitational on Saturday. Willmar’s Zech Streed and the Tigers’ Tory Adams scored first...
December 30, 2012 - 11:36pm
December 28, 2012
Boys Hockey: Schneider’s goal, Benson’s goaltending lead Cards over MW
LITTLE FALLS — Hunter Schneider scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and goalie Joey Benson made 12 third-period saves to ward off Mound-Westonka 3-2 Friday in the Little Falls Invitational. The Cardinals, now 5-4-1, play Little Falls at 7 p.m. today, then play Hutchinson...
December 28, 2012 - 12:14am