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October 15, 2016
Roundup: Brainerd upsets Willmar in 8AA semis
FARGO—A doubles sweep and a key singles upset helped Brainerd bounce Willmar from the Section 8AA girls tennis tournament with a 4-3 semifinal win Friday. In the day's only three-set match, Tay Person and Sydney Stock topped Willmar's Jordyn Swoboda and Ashley Prahl 6-4, 2-6,...
October 15, 2016 - 12:47am
October 14, 2016
Stingy Cards cruise
WILLMAR— Jesus Nevarez netted another hat trick and the Willmar defense recorded its fourth-straight shutout in 4-0 win over Delano in...
October 14, 2016 - 12:12am
September 29, 2016
Volleyball: Cardinals down Tech for eighth-straight win
ST. CLOUD—Esther Grussing recorded 25 set assists on the way to a Willmar Cardinal win over St. Cloud Tech 3-0 on Thursday night in St. . The Cardinals have won eight straight matches and they haven't dropped a set since a 3-1 win over Brainerd a week ago. Cami Sletta was a...
September 29, 2016 - 11:59pm
September 23, 2016
Volleyball: Cards get back on winning track
BRAINERD — The Willmar volleyball team shook off Tuesday's loss to Rocori and a long bus ride to Brainerd to dispatch the Warriors in four games in a Central Lakes Conference match on Thursday. The Cardinals, tied after two games, won the third set handily and held off a Brainerd...
September 23, 2016 - 1:56am
September 19, 2016
Missed opportunities doom Cards in loss to Becker
WILLMAR — Missed opportunities in the first half doomed the Willmar girls soccer team in a 4-1 loss to Becker on Monday at the Kennedy School field. Hannah Johnson scored Willmar's only goal in the 63rd minute. The Cardinals, who finished the night with a 12-8 shot advantage,...
September 19, 2016 - 11:36pm
September 15, 2016
Willmar FB Preview: Cards travel to Brainerd in search of first win
BRAINERD—If the Willmar football team hopes to get its first win of the season at Brainerd this Friday, it's not difficult to determine what will be needed of the Cardinal defense. When looking at the stat sheet, there doesn't appear to be much mystery as to what the Warriors...
September 15, 2016 - 12:17am
September 12, 2016
Cards prevail in OT
WILLMAR— A sluggish offensive showing and the absence of one of its key players wasn't enough to knock the Willmar boys soccer team from...
September 12, 2016 - 9:14pm
September 9, 2016
Roundup: Card CC girls win Bauman-Rovn Invite
OTSEGO — With three finishers in the top five, the Willmar girls cross country team easily took first place at the 13-team Bauman-Rovn...
September 9, 2016 - 11:51pm
September 8, 2016
Prep Soccer: Card boys roll to 5-0 with win over Storm
SAUK RAPIDS — Fernando Zavala had two goals and two assists, helping the Willmar boys soccer team stay unbeaten with a 5-1 win over Sauk Rapids Thursday. Zavala scored goals in the 12th and 32nd minute in the first period, then added two assists in the second. Sakawe Shadoor...
September 8, 2016 - 11:09pm
Volleyball: Cardinals hold off Sabres
SARTELL — Esther Grussing had 55 assists and Willmar overcame a dismal start to beat Sartell 15-25, 25-23, 25-21, 27-29, 16-14 in a five set volleyball thriller on Thursday. Willmar's Cami Sletta (16), Carly Wedel (11) and Hannah Gallagher (11) all finished with double-digit...
September 8, 2016 - 11:07pm
September 7, 2016
Card swimmers come up short in Melrose
MELROSE— Willmar came up plenty short in the pool on Tuesday where they lost 106-78 to Melrose. The Cardinals only finished with three victories on the day including an impressive victory from Erica Schramm who scored a 202.75 from the one-meter diving platform. Her closest...
September 7, 2016 - 2:15pm
September 6, 2016
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
Willmar handles Eagles with ease
WILLMAR — Esther Grussing had 32 assists and Willmar had 14 service aces in a 25-17, 25-15, 25-20 win over St. Cloud Apollo in Central Lakes volleyball action Tuesday. The Cardinals, who haven't lost to the Eagles since 1999, used big runs to pull ahead in all three sets. They...
September 6, 2016 - 10:44pm
May 1, 2016
Prep Athletics: Mottinger, Carlson named Cardinals’ top 2016 athletes
Haley Mottinger and Colten Carlson are Willmar High School’s Lions Award winners for 2016
May 1, 2016 - 11:34pm
April 11, 2016
Area Baseball Previews: Cardinals look to rebound
The Willmar Cardinals aim to rebound from a one-win season in 2015. Here's a look at area baseball team's as the 2016 season gets underway.
April 11, 2016 - 11:52pm