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December 8, 2016
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
ST. CLOUD — Willmar's girls basketball team trailed by one at halftime but used a strong defensive effort in the second half to slow down and defeat St. Cloud Tech 53-48 on Thursday night. The Tigers led 31-30 going into the break but Willmar's swarming defense found its rhythm...
December 8, 2016 - 11:51pm
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
CLARA CITY — Lac qui Parle Valley overcame a seven-point halftime deficit and prevailed over MACCRAY 58-54 in overtime on Tuesday at MACCRAY High School. Kelsea Lund led the Eagles with 24 points and teammate Haley Wollschlager finished with 16. Six other Eagles scored points....
December 8, 2016 - 11:50pm
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
WILLMAR — Willmar wrestling earned a close 36-21 victory over Rocori on Thursday for the team's first home victory of the year. Willmar was dominant from 120 pounds to 145 pounds, winning all five events. Cael Carlson was back in winning form at 132 pounds with an 8-2 win over...
December 8, 2016 - 11:49pm
December 6, 2016
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
PEQUOT LAKES—The Willmar girls hockey team got its offense going but couldn't contain Northern Lakes in a 9-5 loss on Tuesday at the Breezy Point Ice Arena. Serena Monson and Riley Schneider scored second-period goals just 27 seconds apart to cut NL's lead to 3-2, but the Cards...
December 6, 2016 - 11:46pm
Becker hands Card girls first loss
BECKER—Becker used a big second-half to give the Cardinals their first loss of the season, 71-61, in a non-conference game on Tuesday. Willmar held a 31-28 lead going into halftime but a defensive struggle in the second half led to 41 points for the Bulldogs. Madi Kerzmann...
December 6, 2016 - 11:44pm
December 5, 2016
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
PRINSBURG — The Central Minnesota Christian School girls basketball team ran out to a 20-point lead by halftime and the situation didn't change in the second as the Bluejays downed Hendricks 58-27 in a non-conference game on Monday.
December 5, 2016 - 11:37pm
December 2, 2016
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
CLOQUET—Macey Huhner scored 14 points and Laney Huhner had 13 to lead Litchfield to a win on Friday night on the first night of the Dragons' northern Minnesota road trip. The Dragons play at Duluth Denfeld at 7:30 p.m. today. Brynne Wahl finished with seven points and nine rebounds...
December 2, 2016 - 11:59pm
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
WILLMAR — Willmar's girls basketball team came out with an aggressive defense and Dassel-Cokato never could quite figure it out as the...
December 2, 2016 - 11:53pm
December 1, 2016
Cards open with tough win over Tech
ST. CLOUD—The Willmar wrestling team got off to a quick start and wins by the Reigstads late sealed a 38-31 victory over fellow Central Lakes Conference power St. Cloud Tech on Thursday. The two teams met for the CLC championship in the last regular-season match last year and...
December 1, 2016 - 11:47pm
NEW LONDON — New London-Spicer's girls basketball team had to battle for a win in its first game of the season, defeating Eden Valley-Watkins...
December 1, 2016 - 11:41pm
November 16, 2016
Willmar players take in CSB vs. Concordia hockey game
On Nov. 12, 45 Willmar varsity, junior varsity, 12-U and 10-U girl hockey players, along with their coaches, had a fun evening courtesy of a...
November 16, 2016 - 11:30pm
November 14, 2016
Willmar's Winged Foot club earns trip to NXN nationals
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Willmar's Winged Foot cross country team placed second at the Nike Cross National Heartland Regional on Sunday, earning...
November 14, 2016 - 8:27am
November 6, 2016
Cross Country: Willmar girls second at state meet
NORTHFIELD -- The Willmar girls cross country team placed second at the Class AA State Meet on Saturday, with three Cardinals runners also earning...
November 6, 2016 - 5:46pm
October 28, 2016
Roundup: Thorfinnsons third at Class A state tennis meet
DATELINE — Minnewaska's Joelle Thorfinnson and Danielle Thorfinnson won three of four matches to claim third place in doubles at the Class A Minnesota State Tennis Tournament on Friday at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center. Joelle Thorfinnson, a senior, and Danielle Thorfinnson,...
October 28, 2016 - 11:52pm
October 15, 2016
Roundup: Brainerd upsets Willmar in 8AA semis
FARGO—A doubles sweep and a key singles upset helped Brainerd bounce Willmar from the Section 8AA girls tennis tournament with a 4-3 semifinal win Friday. In the day's only three-set match, Tay Person and Sydney Stock topped Willmar's Jordyn Swoboda and Ashley Prahl 6-4, 2-6,...
October 15, 2016 - 12:47am