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October 3, 2015
College Volleyball: Ridgewater overwhelms Western Technical
WILLMAR — In its quest to stay in the MCAC Southern Division race, the Ridgewater volleyball once again handled its business efficiently, putting down Western Technical in three games on Friday at Ridgewater College. The Warriors won 25-16, 25-11 and 25-8. “Once we became...
October 3, 2015 - 12:11am
September 27, 2015
Video: Ridgewater defense shuts down Spartans
WILLMAR - Definitly defense! That was the difference as Ridgewater College licked The Fergus Falls Spartans 20-6 on a supreme fall day Saturday...
September 27, 2015 - 10:41am
July 16, 2015
Chinese educators tour Ridgewater College
WILLMAR — The visiting teachers crowded around auto body instructor Joe Wambeke as he described what students learn in the Ridgewater College...
July 16, 2015 - 12:44am
June 4, 2015
DEED awards $40K grant to Ridgewater for Custom Roto Mold training
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded a $40,000 grant to Ridgewater College to train more than 60 employees of Custom Roto Mold in Benson. The grant was awarded under the agency’s Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program. The program...
June 4, 2015 - 7:04pm
May 8, 2015
College Softball: Ridgewater ousted from 13A tourney
WAITE PARK — Ridgewater went quietly in an elimination game of the Region 13A Tournament, falling to Rochester Community and Technical College 6-0 on Friday. The Warriors finish their season with a 28-16 overall record and 15-9 in the MCAC. Rochester’s Haley Vanourney dealt...
May 8, 2015 - 11:53pm
May 7, 2015
College Softball: Warriors advance to final day of 13A tourney
WAITE PARK — Ridgewater advanced to the second day of the NJCAA Region 13A Softball Tournament, but the Warriors will need to win three games today to advance to the national tournament after they were 1-1 Thursday. Ridgewater, the No. 4 seed in the four-team tournament, fell...
May 7, 2015 - 11:53pm
April 30, 2015
‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ now on stage at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” by Steve Martin at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday at the college theater in Willmar. Tickets are $5 general admission; for reservations call 320-222-7605. This play contains mature subject matter and language. In...
April 30, 2015 - 11:03am
April 29, 2015
College Softball: Warriors split doubleheader with St. Cloud Tech
WAITE PARK — Ridgewater hammered St. Cloud Technical pitching in Game Two to salvage a split of an MCAC doubleheader on Tuesday at River’s Edge Park. The Cyclones won the first game 5-3 but the Warriors rebounded by pounding out 18 hits in a 14-7 victory in the second game. The...
April 29, 2015 - 7:55am
April 23, 2015
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College will present a choir concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. The theme for the choirs from the Willmar and Hutchinson campuses is “Circle of Life,” with music selections leading from childhood through adulthood. Free...
April 23, 2015 - 11:52am
April 21, 2015
College Softball: Warriors rough up M State in twin bill sweep
WILLMAR — Ridgewater put runs on the board early and often in a MCAC Southern Division doubleheader sweep over M State-Fergus Falls 21-4 and 17-6 on Tuesday at Ridgewater College. The Warriors put up similar numbers the last time the teams played on April 3 in Fergus Falls, putting...
April 21, 2015 - 11:06pm
April 20, 2015
College Softball: Warriors sweep MN West behind Horning’s no-hitter
WORTHINGTON — Heather Horning spun eight no-hit innings with the final five coming in a complete-game no-no with eight strikeouts to help Ridgewater College sweep Minnesota West 13-3 and 12-0 Monday in a MCAC doubleheader. Horning’s no-hitter came in the second game as the...
April 20, 2015 - 11:41pm
College Baseball: Ridgewater takes 2 from Central Lakes
WILLMAR — Ridgewater (2-2, 2-18) College swept Central Lakes on Sunday in a doubleheader winning 4-3, 6-3. In Game One, the Warriors won in walk-off fashion as Kyle Brazil hit a single up the middle to score Mitch Champagne in the bottom of the seventh inning to get the victory. Cody...
April 20, 2015 - 12:13am
April 14, 2015
College Softball: Ridgewater generates little offense against Anoka-Ramsey doubleheader
CAMBRIDGE — The temperature was well above average Tuesday, but the Ridgewater bats were well below average as the Warriors were swept 9-1 and 8-0 by Anoka-Ramsey in a MCAC Southern Division doubleheader.
April 14, 2015 - 11:44pm
April 12, 2015
College Softball: Ridgewater bounces back, trounces Riverland
AUSTIN — Ridgewater got back on track Saturday a day after getting swept by Rochester, outscoring Riverland 33-6 in a MCAC Southern Division doubleheader. An eight-run first inning sparked an 18-3 win in the first game and a couple of home runs resulted in a 15-3 win in Game...
April 12, 2015 - 11:05pm
April 10, 2015
College Softball: Rochester cools off Warriors
ROCHESTER — Ashley Bunting bunted home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh of Game 2 of a doubleheader, and Rochester took both games from Ridgewater 6-2 and 6-5 on Friday. Ridgewater’s Erica Melbie had a home run and three RBIs in Game 2, and Heather Horning was 2-for-4...
April 10, 2015 - 11:49pm