Curt and Jake have done plenty of football watching over the past few weeks, and now their worlds are colliding. They spend time on this week's show attempting to compare area football teams to their NFL counterparts.
WILLMAR - The Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame will induct six new members on Oct. 6 in conjunction with Willmar's Homecoming game against St. Cloud Apollo at 7 p.m. at Hodapp Field. The 2017 Class is: Lane Erickson • 8 varsity letters in 3 sports: football, basketball and baseball • All-Area in basketball in 1963 and 1964 • All-Region in basketball 1964 • All-Area in football in 1963 and All-Conference in football in 1963 and 1964 • Hengstler-Ranweiler Award in 1965 John Nelson
Prep football season is halfway done. Curt and Jake take a look at the action through the first four weeks and rank the top six teams in the area for this week's show.
With the volleyball regular season at about its halfway point, Curt and Jake take a look at some of the top contenders from the area.
WILLAR — The Ridgewater football team fell behind early and couldn't catch up in a 34-17 loss to Dakota College-Bottineau on Saturday at Hodapp Field. The Warriors trailed 6-3 after the first quarter but DCB scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 21-3 lead into halftime. The Jacks led 28-10 after three quarters. DCB's Elijah Todd ran for 204 yards and two TDs and the Jacks ran for 326 yards and threw for 147 yards. On defense, the Jacks registered eight sacks, led y Tyler Gay with four.
WILLMAR — The Ridgewater volleyball team prevailed over Rochester on Friday but the result was a bit of a shocker, especially to the Yellowjackets. Ridgewater won in three sets, two decisively, 25-12, 28-26 and 25-10. "We were the beneficiaries of uncharacteristic errors by Rochester," said Ridgewater head coach Joe Sussenguth. "I know they will play at a higher level when we see them at the end of October."
Willmar fall athletics are off to a great start, and Curt and Jake give an update on how that might affect the West Central Cup.
WILLMAR - The Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame will induct six new members on Oct. 6 in conjunction with Willmar's Homecoming game against St. Cloud Apollo at 7 p.m. at Hodapp Field. The 2017 Class is: Lane Erickson (deceased), Class of 1965 Gene Spaulding, Class of 1959 Steve Schneider, Class of 1962 John Nelson, Class of 1971 Deryl Ramey, coach Gayne Stone, coach A reception and light meal will be at an outside venue at the west end of the Kennedy Elementary parking lot starting at 3:30 p.m.
Willmar football captains Donald Jurek and Noah Slagter can handle just about anything that opposing defenses throw at them—but can they take the heat of the WCT Sports Show? The two Cardinals standouts join Curt and Jake to discuss the upcoming matchup against Big Lake on Friday at Hodapp Field, as well as answer a few other random questions.
Before this week's action gets underway in prep football, Curt and Jake discuss three of the top games. Watch the ticker at the top of the screen for Tribune Sports' Week 3 picks.