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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
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
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 17, 2016
Cards can't find its groove on the ground
BRAINERD — Willmar couldn't punch up its offense after scoring late in the first quarter and Brainerd's Charlie Garaets scored all three...
September 17, 2016 - 12:17am
September 15, 2016
Roundup: Winter wins 100th as Cards improve to 8-0
WILLMAR — Willmar soccer coach Jeff Winter notched his 100th win with the Cardinals' boys and girls programs in a 5-3 boys' team win over...
September 15, 2016 - 11:06pm
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 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
Willmar set for CLC showdown with Rocori
WILLMAR— With its biggest regular season match next on the schedule, the Willmar volleyball team avoided falling into a trap against Sauk...
September 14, 2016 - 2:03am
Roundup: Card boys thump Spartans
COLD SPRING — Willmar boys soccer was down by two goals after 10 minutes but bounced back in a remarkable way, eventually beating Rocori...
September 14, 2016 - 12:54am
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 10, 2016
Second-half meltdown: Willmar football loses to Rocori
WILLMAR — Special teams blunders and second-half offensive struggles doomed Willmar on Friday, which fell to 0-2 with a 41-21 loss to Rocori...
September 10, 2016 - 12:36am
September 1, 2016
Pigskin Preview: Willmar Cardinals
Here is a Pigskin Preview show featuring the Willmar Cardinals football team. Read more on high school football in our Pigskin Preview special...
September 1, 2016 - 9:04pm
May 24, 2016
Prep Tennis: Willmar stifles hard-charging Becker in 8AA playoffs
Willmar overcame slow starts in several matches to gut out a 5-2 win over Becker in the second round of Section 8AA boys tennis play Monday
May 24, 2016 - 12:57am
May 22, 2016
Prep Track: Card, T-Hawk boys teams claim True Team championships
The boys track and field teams from Willmar and Montevideo brought home first-place finishes and the Willmar girls placed second at the 2016 Minnesota True Team Meet state championships over the weekend at Stillwater High School
May 22, 2016 - 11:26pm
May 5, 2016
Boys Hockey: Kobienia finds ideal showcase for his talents
Hoping to catch the attention of Division-I scouts, former Willmar hockey standout Isaac Kobienia has seemingly found an ideal spot to showcase...
May 5, 2016 - 1:15am