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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
October 11, 2016
Volleyball: Tigers remain undefeated in WCC
MORRIS — Morris/Chokio-Alberta volleyball team kept its conference undefeated streak going with a 3-0 victory over West Central Conference foe Minnewaska Tuesday night in Morris. The Tigers played a strong defensive game and progressively slowed down the Lakers as the match...
October 11, 2016 - 11:17pm
Roundup: Card girls in top form
ST. CLOUD—The Willmar girls cross country team continued to ransack its competition, scoring an 18 to win the 11-team Tech Invite with ease on Tuesday. Sophie Schmitz (1st, 18:08.2), Jessa Hanson (2nd, 18:15.1), Kayla Rudie (3rd, 18:29.7) and Serena Monson (5th, 18:42.6) all...
October 11, 2016 - 11:16pm
October 8, 2016
Roundup: Willmar tennis advances in 8AA playoffs
SARTELL - The Willmar girls tennis team lost just eight games in singles and won two of three doubles matches to defeat Rocori 6-1 in the Section 8AA playoffs on Friday at Fitness Evolution. Cayle Hovland, Elise Bierbaum, Lydia Morrell and Chloe Hansen won singles matches while Amanda...
October 8, 2016 - 12:03am
October 6, 2016
Roundup: Card swim team tops Alexandria
WILLMAR - The Willmar swimming and diving team reached triple digits for a fifth-straight dual meet in a victory over Alexandria on Thursday at the Willmar High School pool. Moira Revier has had an impressive season and that continued against Alexandria, placing first in all four...
October 6, 2016 - 11:30pm
October 5, 2016
Roundup: Card boys soccer team beats buzzer in win
SARTELL — Soccer isn't known for buzzer beaters but Willmar's boys team changed that Tuesday night with a last second winner from Abdihakim Abdi to put the Cardinals up 3-2 over the Sabres in Sartell. Sartell got the scoring started in the 13th minute with a goal from the Sabres'...
October 5, 2016 - 12:02am
October 2, 2016
WILLMAR—Facing by far its stiffest competition of the season, the Willmar girls cross country team further cemented its standing as one...
October 2, 2016 - 11:41pm
September 29, 2016
Roundup: Obregon, Card boys soccer team pitches shutout against Tech
WILLMAR — Manny Obregon had a seven-save shutout, leading Willmar to a 1-0 boys soccer win over St. Cloud Apollo on Thursday at the Kennedy School field. Jesus Nevarez scored off a Fernando Zavala pass in the 21st minute for the game's lone goal, and the Cardinals rode Obregon...
September 29, 2016 - 11:58pm
September 19, 2016
Missed opportunities doom Cards in loss to Becker
WILLMAR — Missed opportunities in the first half doomed the Willmar girls soccer team in a 4-1 loss to Becker on Monday at the Kennedy School field. Hannah Johnson scored Willmar's only goal in the 63rd minute. The Cardinals, who finished the night with a 12-8 shot advantage,...
September 19, 2016 - 11:36pm
September 15, 2016
Roundup: Winter wins 100th as Cards improve to 8-0
WILLMAR — Willmar soccer coach Jeff Winter notched his 100th win with the Cardinals' boys and girls programs in a 5-3 boys' team win over...
September 15, 2016 - 11:06pm
September 14, 2016
Roundup: Card boys thump Spartans
COLD SPRING — Willmar boys soccer was down by two goals after 10 minutes but bounced back in a remarkable way, eventually beating Rocori...
September 14, 2016 - 12:54am
September 12, 2016
Minnewaska keeps rolling on
NEW LONDON—The New London-Spicer tennis team grabbed a single victory in Monday's 6-1 loss to Minnewaska in New London. The Wildcats' No....
September 12, 2016 - 9:18pm
September 8, 2016
Doubles comeback helps Lakers upend Benson
Cutlines: B1 cut Minnewaska's Joelle Thorfinnson digs out a shot during her victory over Benson's Katie Samuelson at No. 1 singles on Thursday at the Benson High School courts. The Lakers won 4-3 over the previously undefeated Braves. Tom Larson / Tribune. Jump cut Benson's Katie...
September 8, 2016 - 11:27pm
Tennis: Willmar snaps losing streak at Brainerd
BRAINERD - Jordyn Swoboda came back from a set down to win at No. 4 doubles, and Willmar snapped a three-match losing streak with a 4-3 win at Brainerd in girls tennis action Thursday. After opening with a 6-4 loss, Swoboda earned a 7-6 (7-3 tiebreaker) win in the second set before...
September 8, 2016 - 11:09pm
Prep Soccer: Card boys roll to 5-0 with win over Storm
SAUK RAPIDS — Fernando Zavala had two goals and two assists, helping the Willmar boys soccer team stay unbeaten with a 5-1 win over Sauk Rapids Thursday. Zavala scored goals in the 12th and 32nd minute in the first period, then added two assists in the second. Sakawe Shadoor...
September 8, 2016 - 11:09pm