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Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
February 24, 2017
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
WATERTOWN—New London-Spicer bounced back from a tough loss on Thursday for a 70-69 upset win over No. 10 Watertown-Mayer on Friday. The Wildcats trailed by seven at halftime but battled down the stretch to keep the game close. They trailed by four with 40 seconds to go but a...
February 24, 2017 - 11:25pm
February 23, 2017
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
MARSHALL - Logan Tomasek scored a first-period goal and it stood up as Marshall defeated Willmar 1-0 in the Section 3A tournament on Thursday at Red Baron Arena. Tomasek scored at 8:10 of the first on an assist from Mason Plante. Goalie Trey Nelson and the Tigers' defense limited...
February 23, 2017 - 10:48pm
February 22, 2017
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
ALEXANDRIA - The Willmar girls basketball team entered Tuesday night's game on a seven-game winning streak and with a chance to prove its mettle against Alexandria, one of the top teams in the state. Willmar won the battle of the Cardinals, proving themselves to the area as serious...
February 22, 2017 - 9:49am
February 20, 2017
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
MORRIS — The Morris/Chokio-Alberta team kept its roll going in the penultimate game of the regular season with a 69-49 win at home against...
February 20, 2017 - 11:32pm
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
MADISON — It required an overtime thriller, but the Lac qui Parle Valley girls basketball team won the Camden Conference championship game on Monday night, taking down Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, 52-50, in overtime. Kelsea Lund scored 17 points for the Eagles, who led by 10 points...
February 20, 2017 - 11:12pm
February 19, 2017
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
NEW ULM - The Willmar WarHawks suffered a second-straight loss as New Ulm scored three third-period goals in a 5-2 victory in an NA3HL game on...
February 19, 2017 - 9:58pm
February 17, 2017
Girls Basketball: Cards stretch win streak to seven
SAUK RAPIDS — The Willmar girls basketball team won its seventh game in a row in a 58-40 win over Sauk Rapids-Rice on Friday night. Kayla...
February 17, 2017 - 11:47pm
February 14, 2017
Local Roundup: Willmar girls hockey team's run comes to end
FERGUS FALLS—The Willmar girls hockey team's playoff run came to an end Tuesday night as Fergus Falls shutout the Cardinals 6-0 in the Section 6A semifinals. Sophie Rausch was a force to be reckoned with for the Otters. She scored the opening goal but didn't stop there. She...
February 14, 2017 - 11:04pm
February 13, 2017
Local Roundup: Eisenbacher, Belgum lead ACGC over BOLD
BIRD ISLAND — ACGC's offense erupted in a West Central Conference match against the BOLD boys basketball team on Monday night, outscoring the Warriors 85-72. Gabe Eisenbacher led the way for the Falcons with 23 points while teammate Erik Belgum logged a double-double with 21...
February 13, 2017 - 11:08pm
Girls Basketball: Hancock pulls away from CMCS
PRINSBURG — Hancock pulled away over the final stretch of play to turn a tight contest against CMCS into a comfortable 48-38 win to kick off the front end of a girls-and-boys doubleheader against the Bluejays. Hancock led by as many points as five, but never trailed in the second...
February 13, 2017 - 11:07pm
February 11, 2017
Girls Basketball: Eagles soar against Saints
KERKHOVEN — As KMS hosted Lac qui Parle Valley on Friday night in a showcase of two of the area's top players, the Eagles pulled away in...
February 11, 2017 - 12:22am
February 10, 2017
Girls Basketball: Dragons run win streak to seven against GSL
GLENCOE - Litchfield's win streak moved to seven in a row with a strong second half comeback and a 64-56 Wright County Conference win over Glencoe-Silver Lake on Friday. Kyndra Beavers had a strong night individually for the Dragons as she neared a triple-double and set the school's...
February 10, 2017 - 11:06pm
Boys Basketball: Kreger, Boerema lead Dragons to WCC win
LITCHFIELD - Noah Kreger and Owen Boerema were nearly unstoppable from distance as Litchfield took down Wright County Conference foe Glencoe-Silver Lake 72-62 on Friday. Krieger hit six 3-pointers on his way to a 26-point night and Boerema finished right behind with five three-pointers...
February 10, 2017 - 10:56pm
February 9, 2017
Girls Basketball: Cards strong in win over Otters
FERGUS FALLS — The Willmar girls basketball team won its fourth-straight game and avenged a home loss to Fergus Falls with a 65-47 road win on Thursday. The Cardinals, now 13-8 overall, entered the game tied for second in the Central Lakes Conference with Brainerd. Willmar travels...
February 9, 2017 - 11:13pm
Girls Hockey: Cards keep hot streak going
WILLMAR —Willmar girls hockey ended their regular season with a hot streak and kept that going into the playoffs with a 3-1 win over Prairie...
February 9, 2017 - 10:55pm