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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 and Erica Melbie added 12 points. It was a competitive first half as both teams traded baskets, but the Blazers held the lead by four...
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
October 16, 2014
Area volleyball roundup: Ridgewater clinches tournament spot
La CROSSE, Wis. — The Ridgewater volleyball team locked up a Region 13A tournament spot with a three-set MCAC victory over Western Wisconsin Tech on Thursday. The Warriors, ranked No. 3 in NJCAA Division III, play No. 4-ranked Harper Community College and NJCAA Division II team...
sports / prep
October 16, 2014 - 11:14pm
College Volleyball: Ridgewater swamps Riverland in three
AUSTIN — Ridgewater took care of business Wednesday by sweeping Riverland 25-15 25-18 25-15 in a MCAC Southern Division match. The No. 3-ranked Warriors improved to 8-1 in the division and 13-6. The South’s second-place team now plays bottom dweller Western Wisconsin Tech (0-8,...
sports / college
October 16, 2014 - 12:00am
August 31, 2014
Ridgewater upends Vikings in debut
WILLMAR—Sophomore quarterback Tony Ayala threw for three touchdowns and freshman running back Dominick Wise scooted 46 yards for another as the Ridgewater College Warriors itemized Itasca College of Grand Rapids 27-7 on Saturday at Hodapp Field. Ayala (Minneapolis...
news / region
August 31, 2014 - 11:46am
July 1, 2014
Darren Tighe is named men’s hoops coach at Ridgewater
Darren Tighe has been named as the new men's basketball coach at the Ridgewater College men’s basketball coach. Todd Thorstad, athletic director at the two-year college in Willmar, made the announcement Tuesday morning. Tighe most recently worked from 2012-2014 as assistant...
sports / college
July 1, 2014 - 12:57pm
May 8, 2014
'Urinetown: The Musical' now showing at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR - Ridgewater College’s Theatre Department presents “Urinetown: The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Willmar campus. Tickets are $5 general admission and are available by calling 320-222-7605 or at the box office before the...
entertainment / showcase
May 8, 2014 - 8:35am
April 5, 2014
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
WILLMAR - Shortly before 10 p.m. on March 11, Anand Baskaran, 30, of East Northport, N.Y., died after hitting a pothole and losing control of his motorcycle near Theodore Wirth Parkway on Interstate 394 outside Minneapolis. The State Patrol reported at that time that Baskaran and...
life / extra
April 5, 2014 - 7:00am