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Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
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June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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September 15, 2015
Prep Volleyball Roundup: ACGC collects first WCC win
GLENWOOD — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City beat Minnewaska 25-23, 21-25, 26-24, 11-25, 15-11 to earn its first West Central Conference win on Tuesday. Hannah Wilner notched 13 kills and four ace blocks, and Kendra Miller, Miranda Lang and Taryn Reinke each had four kills. Maree...
September 15, 2015 - 11:37pm
Prep Volleyball: Cardinals swept up by Storm
SAUK RAPIDS — The Sauk Rapids Storm handed Willmar its first Central Lakes Conference loss, taking down the Cardinals 25-13, 25-23, 25-17 on Tuesday. Willmar’s Cami Sletta picked up seven kills and two ace serves, and Esther Grussing had six kills and 10 set assists. Carly...
September 15, 2015 - 11:34pm
Prep volleyball: Tigers down T-Hawks
MORRIS — Morris/Chokio-Alberta maintained first place in the West Central Conference and remained undefeated overall with a three-game victory...
September 15, 2015 - 11:15pm
September 14, 2015
Prep volleyball: BBE tops Browerville
Non-Conference BBE 3, Browerville 0 Ashley Trustheim had 13 kills, two ace serves and two ace blocks, and Karlee Kern added 10 kills and four ace serves as the Jaguars handed Browerville its first loss of the season Monday. Allison Gruber had seven kills, and Morgan Gronli had...
September 14, 2015 - 10:40pm
September 13, 2015
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Cardinals 1-3 at tough Shakopee Tournament
SHAKOPEE — The Willmar volleyball team got a good look at top-10 volleyball at the Shakopee Tournament on Saturday. The Cardinals lost to Eagan, ranked No. 2 in Class AAA, and to Rochester Mayo, which received votes in the latest AAA state poll. Willmar defeated Forest Lake...
September 13, 2015 - 11:57pm
September 11, 2015
Prep Volleyball Roundup
Willmar CCS 3, ECHO Charter 0 Willmar Community Christian School swept ECHO Charter 25-17, 25-14, 25-9 on Friday in Echo. Briana Owens had seven ace serves, Livvy Gustafson another six, Kresson Johnson four more, Becca Mulder another three and Gabi Snyder two for the Eagles.
September 11, 2015 - 11:36pm
September 10, 2015
Prep Volleyball: Cards shake off rough start to stymie Sartell
WILLMAR — The Willmar volleyball team shook off a rough start and home-match jitters to overcome Sartell 3-1 on Thursday and run its record to 3-0. The Cardinals won 13-25, 25-22, 25-20 and 25-15. The first game was a stunner, with the Cardinals playing their first home match...
September 10, 2015 - 11:43pm
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Thunder Hawks hand BOLD first loss
MONTEVIDEO — Down two games, the Montevideo volleyball team scrambled back in an epic Game Three to keep the match alive, needed extra points to again prolong the match in Game Four before edging BOLD in the deciding game for a 3-2 West Central Conference victory on Thursday. Montevideo...
September 10, 2015 - 11:41pm
September 9, 2015
College volleyball: Ridgewater falls in four
ST. CLOUD — The Ridgewater volleyball team played St. Cloud Technical tough on the scoreboard, but Warriors head coach Joe Sussenguth saw plenty of areas for improvement in a 3-1 loss on Wednesday. Two of the Warriors’ lost games were decided by two points, with one going to...
September 9, 2015 - 11:35pm
Prep Volleyball: NLS puts down Bulldogs in 4
NEW LONDON — Kabrie Weber had 15 kills and Lindsay Vagle had 11 to lead New London-Spicer to a 3-1 victory over Paynesville in a non-conference...
September 9, 2015 - 12:01am
September 8, 2015
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Cardinals survive 5-game marathon with Apollo; BOLD remains unbeaten
ST. CLOUD — A tight first game set the tone Tuesday for Willmar and St. Cloud Apollo as the visiting Cardinals rallied for a 27-29, 25-15, 19-25, 25-20, 15-12 Central Lakes Conference win. Willmar (2-0, 2-0) trailed late in the fifth game before junior libero Addie Erickson was...
September 8, 2015 - 11:54pm
September 4, 2015
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Cardinals post sweep in opener; BBE takes out Wolverines in 3
FERGUS FALLS — A virtually overhauled Willmar volleyball team clearly wasn’t overwhelmed in the its season opener on Thursday. The Cardinals dominated Fergus Falls, winning 25-16, 25-12 and 25-19 in a Central Lakes Conference match at Fergus Falls High School. The Cardinals...
September 4, 2015 - 12:03am
September 2, 2015
College volleyball: Warriors win in four
FERGUS FALLS — The Ridgewater volleyball team took a hit in game one but recovered and took over an MCAC match against M State-Fergus Falls, winning in four games on Wednesday night. The Warriors won 20-25, 25-14, 25-16 and 25-23. Freshman Hailey Leiding had a break-out game,...
September 2, 2015 - 10:49pm
September 1, 2015
Prep volleyball roundup: Morris/CA blanks New London-Spicer
MORRIS — Brooke Gillespie had 16 kills and 19 digs and Karly Fehr had 33 set assists and 12 digs to lead Morris/Chokio-Alberta over New London-Spicer in a non-conference match 25-22, 25-23, 26-24 on Tuesday. Jenna Howden finished with nine kills and two ace blocks. Kabrie Weber...
September 1, 2015 - 11:48pm
Prep volleyball: Mustangs win in five
CLARA CITY — Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart prevailed over MACCRAY in a tight non-conference match on Tuesday at MACCRAY High School. The Mustangs...
September 1, 2015 - 11:23pm