There comes a time in everyone's life a person must say, "The heck with it, let's go fishing." By Sunday afternoon, my wife and I were both to that point. After a hard week of work and spending most of the weekend on projects around the house, by lunch time we were ready to take a break. If a person has to spend the only days they have off mowing and trimming, there is too much lawn. They need to turn the horses out, get a goat or call it close enough. The horses make a mess of the lawn between hoof prints and unsightly fertilizer deposits.
Willmar native Marilyn Lovander shot an even-par 72 on the second day of the LPGA Corning Classic at Corning, N.Y., Friday, but missed the cut by one stroke. Virada Nirapathpongporn leads at -11.
MARSHALL -- Two area golfers battled for the fifth and final state qualifying spot at the Section 3A boys golf meet Friday at Marshall Golf Club. Ross Sandven of Lac qui Parle Valley and Barry Rothwell of MACCRAY finished the normal 18 holes tied for ninth place with identical 80s. Rothwell won the playoff on the third hole.
MARSHALL -- Christine Bendel of Lac qui Parle Valley and Amy Banken of Dawson-Boyd finished in the top seven of the Section 3A girls golf meet Friday and qualified for the state tournament. Bendel, who missed a state berth by three strokes last season, and Banken each shot 87 at Marshall Golf Club, tying for fourth overall. The top five golfers outside of the section championship team move on to the state meet, which will begin June 7 at 8:30 a.m.
Boys Golf Section 3A (1) *Jackson County Central 308 (2) Pipestone Area 322 (3) Ortonville 328 (4) Lakeview 360 Girls Golf Section 3A (1) *Luverne 362 (2) Windom 368 (3) Minneota 390 (4) Benson/KMS 406 Amateur Baseball B.Island 7, Paynesville 3
Saturday Prep Baseball SECTION 2AAA At Willmar Worthington vs. Mankato West, 2 p.m. Annandale vs. Willmar, 4 p.m. Winners, 6 p.m. Losers, 6 p.m. At Hutchinson Buffalo vs. Dassel-Cokato, noon Winner vs. Hutchinson, 3 p.m. At St. Michael St. Michael-Albertville vs. Rogers, 10 a.m. Waconia vs. Mound-Westonka, noon Winners, 2 p.m. Losers, 2 p.m. At Marshall New Ulm vs. Mankato East, 10 a.m. Marshall vs, Orono, 10:30 a.m. Winners, 1 p.m. Losers, 3:30 p.m. SECTION 3AA At Lac qui Parle Valley MACCRAY vs.
Late results Thursday Morris 2, West Central Area 0 In a night game that ended the regular season for the Tigers, Chase Rambow went the distance on a two-hitter with two walks and 10 strikeouts as Morris beat the Knights in a pitchers' duel. Losing pitcher Chris Perdoni gave up only three hits, including an RBI double by Craig Knochenmus. Josh Griffith and Mark Barsness also singled for Morris. West Central Area 000 000 0 - 0 2 3 Morris (7-11) 100 100 x - 2 3 3 HITTING - West Central Area: Tyler Krump 1-for-3, Andrew Giese 1-for-3 ....
Results Thursday KRA Speedway HOBBY STOCK -- Heat 1: (1) Tim Kallevig, Pennock (2) Shaun Feldman, Sunburg (3) Josh Fredeen, Spicer ... Heat 2: (1) Danica Bleess, Willmar (2) Chris Lindquist, New London (3) Adam Olson, New London ... Feature: (1) Kallevig (2) Feldman (3) Fredeen (4) Bleess (5) Olson MIDWEST MODIFIEDS -- Heat 1: (1) Danny Bayer, Elrosa (2) Brandon Nelson, New London (3) Matt Deering, Spicer ... Heat 2: (1) Zach Schultz, Grove City (2) Shane Sabraski, Rice (3) Dallas Gulbrandson, Alexandria ...
BENSON -- The Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd boys and Benson/KMS girls won sub-section 3A-12 titles Thursday. Randyn Funderburg and Jameson Seigert of LQPV/DB were both double-winners. Funderburg won both the 800 and 1,600 events and Seigert won the triple jump and high jump. R.J. Strand was first in the 400. LQPV/DB also won the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 relays. Daniel Fragodt of Benson/KMS won the 110 and 300 hurdles. In the girls' meet, Kendra Mooberry of BKMS won the 100 and 300 hurdles and Lisa McManus was first in the 200 and 400 dashes.
PAYNESVILLE -- Four players had two hits for Bird Island and Gregg Helin tossed 7Zc strong innings as the Islanders remained unbeaten by upending Paynesville 7-3 in the Cornbelt League Friday night. Josh Retzlaff singled to center in the fourth to bring in two runs for the Islanders (3-0, 4-0). Another run scored on an error.