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August 9, 2016
Olympic gold medalist Ledecky has plenty of North Dakota connections
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Katie Ledecky touched the wall at the end of the 400 freestyle. She looked up and saw her world-record time. She fist-pumped....
August 9, 2016 - 11:37pm
August 8, 2016
U.S. swimmers Phelps and Ledecky seek even more gold at Rio Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO—U.S. team mates Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky moved on from a golden Sunday, somewhat creakily in the case of the former,...
August 8, 2016 - 10:29pm
Minnesota swimming coach cheers on daughter at Olympics
Mike Parratto stuffed the family's Dodge Caravan to the brim, bent a mattress to form fit along the vehicle's roof, shut the door behind his...
August 8, 2016 - 10:28pm
August 2, 2016
Course in Willmar to teach children water safety
WILLMAR—The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA and Willmar Community Education and Recreation are working together to do their part in preventing...
August 2, 2016 - 4:08pm
May 18, 2016
Benson Schools to close indoor pool
BENSON — A four-decade run of indoor swimming may come to a close in Benson with the end of the school year. Benson School Board members voted...
May 18, 2016 - 11:26pm
March 4, 2016
Boys Swimming & Diving: Cardinals can’t make it out of prelims
MINNEAPOLIS — The Willmar 200 Yard Medley Relay quartet of juniors Nash VanKlompenburg and Ryan Kuchta, sophomore Garrett Shuldes and freshman...
March 4, 2016 - 11:33pm
February 14, 2016
Boys Swimming & Diving Roundup
With seven first-place finishes, Sartell dominated the Central Lakes Conference meet hosted by St. Cloud Tech Saturday. The Sabres finished with a score of 548, 72 points better than runner-up Tech and 231 ahead of third-place Brainerd. Willmar placed eighth in the nine-team event...
February 14, 2016 - 11:47pm
February 5, 2016
Swimming & Diving: Shuldes wins three races
Three wins by Garrett Shuldes weren’t enough for Willmar, which fell 99-82 to Alexandria in boys swimming Thursday
February 5, 2016 - 5:44am
January 22, 2016
Prep Roundup: Mora sweeps Willmar Nordic invite
Willmar benefitted from good weather to host its first home Nordic ski race in three years Thursday at Eagle Creek Golf Course
January 22, 2016 - 3:04am
November 15, 2015
Girls swimming & diving: Cards’ Backes, Schramm, relay team advance to state
WILLMAR — Willmar’s Anna Backes in the 100 freestyle, Erica Schramm in diving and the Cardinals’ 200-yard freestyle relay team all qualified for the state tournament on Saturday in the Section 3A finals. Backes posted a time of 54.87 to finish third in the 100-yard freestyle. She...
November 15, 2015 - 11:36pm
November 1, 2015
Girls Swimming & Diving: Cards’ Backes wins 100 Free at CLC meet
WILLMAR — Anna Backes won the 100-meter freestyle in 57.21 and the Willmar swimming and diving team placed fifth at the Central Lakes Conference meet on Saturday. Sartell won five events and placed first with 567 points. Brainerd was second with 430.5 and St. Cloud Tech placed...
November 1, 2015 - 11:25pm
October 20, 2015
Girls Swimming & Diving: Tech beats Willmar
CENTRAL LAKES St. Cloud Tech 97, Willmar 84 The Cardinals won four events, but fell to St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday in a conference dual. Moira Revier won the 100 backstroke and Hannah Arnold the 100 breaststroke. The Cardinals relay teams also won in the 200 medley and the...
October 20, 2015 - 11:47pm
October 13, 2015
Girls Swimming & Diving Roundup
CENTRAL LAKES Sauk Rapids 104, Willmar 80 Willmar managed three wins on Tuesday in Sauk Rapids, Erica Schramm in diving, Anna Backes in the 100 Freestyle and the 400 Freestyle Relay team of Backes, Abby McCormack, Amanda Mathiasen and Moira Revier. The Cardinals resume action...
October 13, 2015 - 11:19pm
October 9, 2015
Girls swimming & diving: Alex clips Willmar
ALEXANDRIA — In a match that came down to the final race, the Alexandria Cardinals edged the Willmar Cardinals 95-91 on Friday. Willmar’s A team on the 400 freestyle relay placed first, but the Alexandria A- and B-teams took second and third. The Willmar B-team was fourth by...
October 9, 2015 - 11:35pm
October 4, 2015
Girls swimming & diving: Cards fifth at Hutch
HUTCHINSON — The Willmar Cardinals finished fifth out of seven teams in the Hutchinson True Team Meet on Saturday. Willmar finished fourth in two events: Olivia Welsh in diving and Anna Backes in the 100 freestyle. The Cardinals also finished sixth in five events. Willmar’s...
October 4, 2015 - 10:48pm