Events/competitions Ducks Unlimited Banquet -- The West Central Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its 31st Annual Banquet Friday, Aug. 25 at the Holiday Inn in Willmar. There will also be the Second Annual Green Wing Banquet for children held adjacent to the DU Banquet. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner to begin at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $35 for adults, $25 for additional guests and $25 for the Green Wing Banquet. More than 40 guns will be given away.
New London native Aaron Barber finished off his front nine at the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic in Scranton Friday with a hole-in-one on the No. 9 hole. He ended his round with a four-under-par 67 making the cut on the Nationwide Tour for the first time in 10 weeks. Barber made two birdies earlier and then sank the second ace in as many rounds on the par-3, 207-yard hole with a five-iron. Brad Adamonis leads the field at 11-under-par.
The Raymond Rockets take a 31-12 record into today's Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament in Red Wing. The Rockets will play St. Patrick at 1:30 p.m. and if they win, would play either Wilmont or Milroy at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Teams losing in the first two rounds of the 32-team field are eliminated. The remaining eight will advance into double-elimination beginning next weekend.
Willmar native Marilyn Lovander struggled to a two-over-par 74 in the first round of t he LPGA Tour's Safeway Classic at Portland, Ore., Friday. Jee Young Lee leads the field at eight-under.
WILLMAR -- Dave Mass steered his 110 racer to first place Thursday night to claim the $1,000 winner's check at the Ed Wilson Super Stock Special. Mass also won his heat as 24 Super Stocks showed up -- each guaranteed a minimum payout of $100 just for taking the starting flag. Jesse Redetzke of Altoona, Wis., Jason Vejtruba of Lake Lillian and Ron Jones of Princeton also won heats. A well-filled grandstand watched Mass hold off Wissota National Points leader Ryan Aho of Chisholm in the main event.
Tennis BBE Triangular Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 6, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 1 Upsala-Swanville Area 7, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 0
Saturday Prep Tennis Park Rapids Invite (Minnewaska), 9 a.m. MACCRAY Triangular (Redwood Valley, Sauk Centre), 9 a.m. Brookings, S.D.
Results Friday BBE Triangular Long Prairie-Gr. Eagle 6, Belgrade-Brooten-Elr. 1 Singles (1) Michelle Loumeyer, LPGE, def. Allison Stalboerger 6-0, 6-2 (2) Melissa Rasmussen, LPGE, def. Bonita Mages 6-0, 6-2 (3) Kelsey Kaiser, LPGE, def. Jamie Kotzenmacher 6-0, 6-1 (4) Jenna Atkinson, LPGE, def. Kortney Steffensen 6-0, 6-2 Doubles (1) Michelle Repp-Heather Payton, LPGE, def. Kristin Zenner-Caitlin Hinnenkamp 4-6,. 6-2, 6-4 (2) Kayla Anderson-Emily Jessup, BBE, def. Christine Peters-Nicole Weiss6-3, 4-6, 6-2 (3) Carol Aho-Joanna King, LPGE, def.
Girls Tennis NON-CONFERENCE Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Invite at Brooten, 9 a.m.
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