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.
No events scheduled
The Willmar Cardinals will host a six-team volleyball scrimmage today at the high school. Besides the host school, Benson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, MACCRAY, Minneota and Montevideo will also participate. The scrimmage begins at 8:30 a.m.
The Ridgewater Warriors, under first-year head coach Rob Baumgarn, will hold its annual Red & White Scrimmage at 6 p.m. today on the lower practice field at the college in Willmar. The public is welcome to attend, but encouraged to bring folding chairs or blankets to sit on since there are no bleachers available. The Warriors have 55 players preparing for the Aug. 26 opener against Northland College at St. Cloud State University.