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September 21, 2016
Tennis: Cards handle Sartell for seventh-straight win
WILLMAR—Dominant singles play helped the Willmar girls tennis team overpower Sartell-St. Stephen 6-1 at the Willmar High School courts on Tuesday. The Cardinals' No. 3 singles participant Lydia Morrell was recently named the Central Lakes Conference tennis player of the week...
September 21, 2016 - 1:02am
September 19, 2016
Roundup: Willmar tennis dominates Marshall
WILLMAR - Willmar tennis dominated Marshall on Monday afternoon. The Cardinals shut down the Tigers in the singles game, winning every match 6-0, 6-0. Jordyn Swoboda, normally the Cardinals No. 4 option in singles, tried her hand at No. 2 doubles with Ashley Prahl and won handily...
September 19, 2016 - 11:33pm
September 18, 2016
Roundup: MACCRAY wins Wabasso tournament
WABASSO — The MACCRAY volleyball team won four of five matches to claim the Wabasso Invitational championship on Saturday. The Wolverines, 12-1-1, tied BOLD in a two-set match to open the tournament, then defeated Martin County West, Redwood Valley, Southwest Minnesota Christian...
September 18, 2016 - 10:05pm
September 14, 2016
Cardinals down Eagles
WILLMAR—The Willmar girls tennis team posted a dominant shutout of St. Cloud Apollo at the Willmar High School tennis courts on Tuesday...
September 14, 2016 - 2:39am
Tennis: Dragons blank GSL
Litchfield encountered little resistance in a Wright County Conference match against Glencoe-Silver Lake on Tuesday. The Dragons dropped just three games in a 7-0 victory. Natalie Nelson, Shanny Kinny, Laney Huhner and Taylar Smith dropped just two games in sweeping the singles matches....
September 14, 2016 - 1:53am
September 12, 2016
Roundup: BBE tennis is winner over MACCRAY
BELGRADE—BBE earned a rare win on Monday as the Jaguars topped MACCRAY 6-1 in Belgrade. The Jaguars, coming off two straight losses to New London-Spicer and Sauk Centre, swept singles and won at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles. Heather Marcus and Jessica Wellnitz were the only Wolverine...
September 12, 2016 - 10:52pm
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
September 6, 2016
Dragons push Holy Family but lose tough match
LITCHFIELD - Litchfield won the first three singles matches but Holy Family pulled out win in the four others—three requiring three sets—to hold off the Dragons in a Wright County Conference match on Tuesday. Natalie Nelson at 1-single, Shanna Kinny at 2-singles and Laney...
September 6, 2016 - 10:45pm
Tennis powerhouse Tech pounces on Willmar
WILLMAR - The Willmar volleyball team knew going into its bout with St. Cloud Tech that it would be tough and the Cardinals got what they expected in a 6-1 drubbing on Tuesday at the Willmar High School courts. Despite the lopsided scoreline, Cardinals head coach Jim Anderson had...
September 6, 2016 - 10:44pm
September 2, 2016
Cards hit rough patch, fall to Alexandria
WILLMAR - A season of high expectations has hit an early rough patch for the Willmar girls tennis team, which fell 5-2 to Alexandria Thursday. An inexperienced doubles group continued to struggle, dropping all three matches in straight sets. Elise Bierbum and Lydia Morrell both earned...
September 2, 2016 - 12:11am
August 29, 2016
Relaxed Serena set to open quest for more history
NEW YORK—Serena Williams has been here before. Twelve months after her bid for the coveted calendar-year grand slam ended with a shock...
August 29, 2016 - 11:43pm
August 26, 2016
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
ALBANY—New London-Spicer opened up their volleyball season with a 2-2 split at the Albany Invite against Sauk Centre, Maple Lake, Braham and Albany. The Wildcats had a tough battle against Sauk Centre for their first match of the season. They snuck away with the first set with...
August 26, 2016 - 11:48pm
August 23, 2016
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
WILLMAR—After taking majors strides forward in 2015, the Willmar girls tennis team enters this season with the highest expectations it's...
August 23, 2016 - 10:25pm