The University of Minnesota took the "interim" title from Matt Bingle and replaced it with "head" coach of the women's track and field team Monday. Bingle, who was hired as a Gopher assistant in 2003, took the interim job after long-time head coach Gary Wilson stepped down. Bingle led the Gophers to the 2006 Big Ten Outdoor title and the 2007 Big Ten Indoor crown. He was named 2007 Big Ten and Midwest Region Coach of the Year.
St. John's Invite Late results Saturday Boys results Team scoring (1) Sauk Centre 105.5 (2) BOLD/Buffalo Lake-Hector 89 (3) St. Cloud Cathedral 83.5 (4) tie, Morris 59; Paynesville 59 (6) Albany 50.5 (7) Minnewaska 42.5 Area top 5 Hurdles 55: (3) Devon DeMarais, Min, 8.4 Sprints 55: (2) Deron Buboltz, BBLH, 6.8 (3) Brett Holwerda, BBLH, 6.9 (4) tie, Alex Svejkovsky, Pay, 7.0; Curt Forester, Pay, 7.0 ... 200: (2) Deron Buboltz, BBLH, 24.5 (3) Brett Holwerda, BBLH, 24.7 ... 400: (1) Brett Holwerda, BBLH, 53.8 (5) Nate Lund, Mor, 55.1 Runs 800: (3) Justin Lund, Mor, 2:11.6 ...
College Baseball JUNIOR COLLEGE Ridgewater vs. Augsburg JV (2) at Richmond, 3 p.m. Track and Field NON-CONFERENCE St. John's Invite (Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Renville County West), 3 p.m.
College Softball Central Lakes 9, Ridgewater 1 Ridgewater 13, Central Lakes 5
College Softball Central Lakes at Ridgewater, 3:30 p.m.
COLLEGEVILLE - The Paynesville girls outpointed Sauk Centre 116-109.5 to win the seven-team St. John's University indoor meet Saturday. Linda Keller placed first in the 1,600 in 5:41.6. BOLD/Buffalo Lake-Hector was third with 71 points. Marion Hutton was first in the 55-meter dash in 7.3 and was second in the 200 at 27.3 Maren Greenwaldt of Minnewaska won the 3,200 run. No results were available on the boys' meet. Girls results Team scoring (1) Paynesville 116 (2) Sauk Centre 109.5 (3) BOLD/Buffalo Lake-Hector 71 (4) St.
The Ridgewater Lady Warriors' softball home opener today against Central Lakes will still be played, but the starting time of the doubleheader has been moved to 3:30 p.m.
BIRD ISLAND -- The annual Tim Orth Memorial Foundation All-Jamboree Basketball Event will be held March 31 at the Bird Island High School. The event features boys and girls basketball players from the West Central area in a charity event to raise money for the foundation that assists families, financially or otherwise, who are facing substantial medical expenses incurred as a result of a serious accident or illness. Besides the basketball event, the players will also compete in three-point and slam-dunk contests. Also, there will be a silent auction that includes several autographed sports
RAYMOND -- Former professional baseball player and Willmar native Wes Hazlett has been named Minnesota Area Representative for Worldwise Baseball Prospects. Hazlett, who lives in Raymond, joins a staff which consists of Hall of Fame pitcher Ferguson Jenkins, former New York Mets and Kansas City Royals catcher Ed Hearn, strength and conditioning consultants, motivational speakers, major league scouts, international representatives, professional baseball instructors and other educators. Hazlett's role will be assisting families and prospective student athletes in understanding the essential fr
SPICER -- The Middle Fork Crow Watershed District, the Crow River Organization of Water and Minnesota Waters will offer two free volunteer lake and stream monitoring training workshops. The first training session is March 31 at Maple Lake and the second will be in Spicer April 28. Both workshops run from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The workshops are offered at no charge, but registration is required. Contact Diane Sander at 763-682-1933 ext. 3 or Julie Klocker at 320-796-0888 for more information or to register. Participants will be provided with materials, equipment and lunch.