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January 28, 2015
College Women's Basketball: Fouls plague Warriors in loss
ST. CLOUD — Foul trouble was the downfall for the Ridgewater women’s basketball team in an 83-77 loss to St. Cloud Technical College on Wednesday at the Whitney Center. The Warriors sent St. Cloud to the foul line 45 times. While the Cyclones hit just 24 of their attempts, it...
January 28, 2015 - 11:58pm
January 25, 2015
Men's Basketball: Stegeman scores 32 points to fuel Warriors' win
WILLMAR — Tyler Stegeman scored a game-high 32 points as Ridgewater went on to defeat Fergus Falls 73-66 on Saturday. Dylan Schuler scored 13 points and Dejuan Curry chipped in 12 more for Ridgewater. The Warriors would jump out to an 11-point halftime lead, and have just...
January 25, 2015 - 11:47pm
Women's Basketball: Ridgewater blows out Fergus Falls
WILLMAR — Rachel Ampe scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Ridgewater blew out Fergus Falls 81-61 in a MCAC game on Saturday. Sami Doering led the Warriors with 22 points, followed by Maddie Strandberg and Sami Doering who each had 16 each. Fergus Falls was only down...
January 25, 2015 - 11:46pm
January 18, 2015
Women's Basketball: Ridgewater wins big on road
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin — Ridgewater poured on the offense in the second half to turn a close game into a 90-67 rout of Western Wisconsin Tech on Saturday. The Warriors’ Erica Melbie hit eight 3-point shots, scored 32 points and also had six assists and seven steals. Ridgewater’s...
January 18, 2015 - 11:57pm
College Wrestling Roundup
Four Ridgewater wrestlers competed in the Worthington Open on Saturday, with John Wittman coming away with a victory at 285 pounds. William Saydee (149), Travis Cripe (174) and Logan Zaske (285) wrestled two matches but were unable to gain a win. Both Wittman and Zaske lost...
January 18, 2015 - 11:53pm
January 13, 2015
College Wrestling: Warriors thrash Minnesota West
WILLMAR — Ridgewater won three of four competitive matches against Minnesota West Tuesday to win a MCAC dual 31-11 over the visiting Bluejays. There were two double forfeits, two Minnesota West forfeits and a Ridgewater forfeit to open the dual. The Warriors then got a pin from...
January 13, 2015 - 11:44pm
December 19, 2014
Women's Basketball: Warriors upend Central Lakes
BRAINERD — Aside from putting Central Lakes on the free throw line too often, the Ridgewater women’s basketball team played a solid game in the first round of the Central Lakes Tournament on Friday. The Warriors built a double-digit halftime edge but let the lead drop to three...
December 19, 2014 - 11:47pm
December 14, 2014
Men's Basketball: Stegeman, Bonner ignite Ridgewater
CLOQUET — Solid defense in the second half helped the Ridgewater men’s basketball team overcome a first-half deficit and defeat Fond du Lac 81-72 on Saturday. The Warriors trailed by eight at the half, surrendering 47 Thunder points. But Fond du Lac managed just 25 points in...
December 14, 2014 - 11:40pm
Women's Basketball: Ridgewater outlasts Fond du Lac in OT
CLOQUET — The Ridgewater women’s basketball team scored eight overtime points to outlast Fond du Lac 74-70 on Saturday. The Warriors lost a five-point halftime lead but hung on to tie the score at the end of regulation. “It could have gone either way,” said Ridgewater...
December 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
College Wrestling: Ridgewater competes at St. Cloud State
ST. CLOUD — The Ridgewater wrestling team had a rough outing at St. Cloud State’s Husky Open on Saturday. Thomas Keskey’s sixth-place finish at 133 pounds was the Warriors’ highlight. In all, Ridgewater’s wrestlers posted a 3-14 record. Matt Meyer won one match...
December 14, 2014 - 11:29pm
December 12, 2014
Men's Basketball: Central Lakes clubs Ridgewater
BRAINERD — Central Lakes hit the century mark for the second consecutive game Friday, thrashing visiting Ridgewater 108-62. The Raiders (5-3) led 58-27 at halftime after going 23-for-37 (62 percent) from the field. Central Lakes cooled off in the second half, shooting 58 percent,...
December 12, 2014 - 11:48pm
Women's Basketball: Ridgewater clips Central Lakes in OT
BRAINERD — The Ridgewater women’s basketball team gave up a 15-point lead in the second half but recovered to defeat Central Lakes in overtime, 72-68, on Friday. Rachel Ampe led the Warriors with 17 points and 15 rebounds and Allie Seth finished with 15 points, seven boards...
December 12, 2014 - 11:46pm
December 4, 2014
College Women's Basketball: Wildcats top Ridgewater
WILLMAR — The Ridgewater women’s basketball team couldn’t get its offense cranked up until the second half, much too late against a North Dakota State College of Science team in a non-conference game Wednesday. The Warriors scored just 16 first-half points and fell behind by...
December 4, 2014 - 12:17am
November 18, 2014
Women's Basketball: CSB JV uses 2nd-half surge to sink Ridgewater
WILLMAR — Ridgewater was edged 68-51 by the College of St. Benedict JV at home on Tuesday night. Rachel Ampe led the Warriors with 14 points...
November 18, 2014 - 11:29pm
October 19, 2014
College Volleyball: Ridgewater finishes 3-1 at tournament in Illinois
ROCKFORD, Illinois — The Ridgewater volleyball team went 3-1, with a victory over the No. 4-ranked team in NJCAA Division III, at the Kishwaukee/Rock Valley Tournament over the weekend. The No. 3 Warriors defeated fourth-ranked Harper Community College on Friday to open the tournament,...
sports / college
October 19, 2014 - 11:32pm