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.
Events/competitions MWA Praire Pothole chapter banquet -- The Prairie Pothole chapter of the Minnesota Waterfowl Association will hold its first-ever banquet Friday, April 13 at the Kandi Entertainment Center in Willmar. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner starting at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go to support Prairie Pothole programs, including the annual Youth Shoot, MWA Woodie Camp and Family Habitat Day. There will be raffles, a silent auction and prize drawings.
The Ridgewater Warriors baeball games scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Waterloo, Iowa, have been postponed due to wet grounds. The Warriors (9-1) were slated to play two games on Friday and two more on Saturday.
Area activities directors should send the spring schedules for all varsity sports to the Tribune as soon as possible. Schedules can be faxed to 320-235-6769, mailed to: Sports Department, West Central Tribune, P.O. Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org .