The Section 3A play-in matches will be held today with MACCRAY playing at Montevideo and Luverne playing at PIpestone. both at 4:30 p.m. The tournament continues on Thursday. Litchfield is the top seed.
BRAINERD -- Ridgewater conquered Central Lakes College statistically, but the Raiders prevailed on the scoreboard 24-13 in the MCCC Southern Division opener Saturday. The Warriors (1-5) finished with an edge in overall yardage (287-262) and turnovers (4-2). Penalty yardage and first downs (11 apiece) were the same. The difference was the passing of Raiders' quarterback Eli Cisneros, a 5-10, 170-pound Texan.
WILLMAR -- Jackie Noyes had a near perfect afternoon, propelling the Ridgewater Lady Warriors to a 30-9, 30-18, 30-18 win against overmatched Riverland College Saturday. It was the Lady Warriors' sixth win without a loss in the Southern Division and their 21st overall, most in the MCCC. Noyes, a freshman middle hitter, was 16-for-16 serving with four aces and flawless on 15 attacks with eight going for kills.
MONTEVIDEO -- Benson took five out of seven tennis championships Saturday during the West Central South Individual Tournament. No. 1 singles went to Madeline Gail of Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, who improved to 23-0 with a 6-4, 6-0 win against Jill Hagestuen of Benson. Haley Bennett-Rachel Crowley of Yellow Medicine East won No.
OLIVIA -- Jordan defeated Sauk Centre 25-18, 25-17 in the final of the BOLD Invitational on Saturday. Sleepy Eye St. Mary's topped BOLD 25-12, 25-19 in the consolation championship. There was third-place match. MACCRAY went 2-2, beating BOLD and Hancock and losing to Sauk Centre and Jordan. Team scores Pool play BOLD def. Hancock 25-22, 26-24 Sauk Centre def. BOLD 25-14, 25-15 MACCRAY def. BOLD 25-21, 25-19 Sauk Centre def. Hancock 25-10, 25-23 MACCRAY def. Hancock 19-25, 25-9 Sauk Centre def. MACCRAY 25-21, 13-25 Jordan def. Lakeview 25-11, 25-16 Jordan def.
Result Saturday Southern Minnesota Wabasso 34, RCW 0 Renville County West played Wabasso even in the first quarter, then gave up 28 points to the Rabbits in the second quarter. Five different players scored for Wabasso (4-1). RCW (0-5, 0-5) 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Wabasso (4-1, 4-1) 0 28 6 0 -- 34 Wab - Dan Riley 44 pass from Chris Eichten (Ricardo Candia kick) Wab - Zach Wurscher 84 pass from Eichten (Joel Grave kick) Wab - Zach Kuehn 69 pass from Eichten (Candia kick) Wab - Brandon Heiling 13 pass from Eichten (Grave kick) Wab - Mitch Altermatt 1 run (kick failed) Renville C
College Football Central Lakes College 24, Ridgewater College 13 College Volleyball Ridgewater def. Riverland 30-9, 30-18, 30-18 Prep Volleyball BOLD Invite Pool play BOLD def. Hancock 25-22, 26-24 Sauk Centre def. BOLD 25-14, 25-15 MACCRAY def. BOLD 25-21, 25-19 Sauk Centre def. Hancock 25-10, 25-23 MACCRAY def. Hancock 19-25, 25-9 Sauk Centre def. MACCRAY 25-21, 13-25 Jordan def. Lakeview 25-11, 25-16 Jordan def. Lac qui Parle Valley 25-6, 25-5 Jordan def. Sleepy Eye SM 25-17, 25-21 Lakeview def. LQPV 25-15, 25-22 Lakview def.
Prep Volleyball CAMDEN NORTH Central Minnesota Christian at Dawson-Boyd, 7:30 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Eden Valley-Watkins, 7:30 p.m. Renville County West vs. BOLD at Olivia, 7:30 p.m. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at Ortonville, 7:30 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Foley, 7:30 p.m. Prep Tennis NON-CONFERENCE Benson at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, 4:30 p.m. SECTION 3A MACCRAY at Montevideo, 4 p.m. Luverne at Pipestone, 4 p.m.
ST. PAUL -- Migratory bird hunters prepare for the season by planning their hunt, cleaning their guns, checking their gear and buying their license. They also prepare by "getting HIP." Anyone who hunts migratory birds -- not just ducks and geese, but mourning doves, woodcock or other migratory birds -- must be HIP certified. HIP stands for Harvest Information Program, through which hunters provide information that helps biologists manage North America's migratory game birds. HIP certification provides contact information so the U.S.
When a person's three-year-old grandson says, "Let's go fishing," what is a person to do? Naturally, you take the kid fishing. Sunday afternoon, the wind was blowing up waves on the lake. I upgraded this year to a bigger aluminum flat-bottomed boat from my little plastic bass-getting bathtub. The little boat was great for one or two adults, but if a person wanted to add a dog or a grandson they were asking for trouble. Kids and dogs do not understand the basics of inertia or kinetic energy.