WILLMAR -- Alexandria scored all of its goals in the second period en route to a 6-0 victory over Willmar in Central Lakes Conference girls hockey Tursday. Abby Schueller stopped all 14 shots she faced in the Willmar net in the first period, but Alexandria finally broke through at 4:22 of the second stanza to start a six-goal explosion.
MONTEVIDEO -- New London-Spicer broke Montevideo's pressure with ease in the first half Tuesday, leading to a 59-42 win in non-conference girls basketball action. The Wildcats (15-4) stood up to the Thunder Hawks' full-court press with a number of open shots near the basket and finished the first half with a 39-16 lead. Renae Henjum and Jenn Wendlandt posted double-doubles to lead the Wildcats.
KERKHOVEN -- Dawson-Boyd led the entire game and allowed Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg to shoot just 32 percent from the field as the Blackjacks went on to pick up a 54-49 win Tuesday than allowed them to stay in front of the Camden North Conference. Nikki Swenson led Dawson-Boyd with 20 points. The senior guard was 6-for-6 at the free-throw line down the stretch after KMS had gotten with two.
ACGC, Minnewaska battle for league title Atwater-Grove City-Cosmos and Minnewaska Area meet at 7 p.m. today in Glenwood for the West Central Inter-conference wrestling championship. The Falcons won both the South dual and conference tournament. The Lakers won the overall North title based on dual-meet and tournament results.
Katie Winkelman of Minnesota-Duluth shared North Central Conference Player of the Week honors with Ashley Freerksen of Nebraska-Omaha, it was announced Monday. Winkelman, a senior from Morris, scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 76-71 win over South Dakota Thursday.
Greg Liebl, a North Dakota State University junior from Montevideo, came within a second of breaking a 17-year-old Bison record in the 3,000-meter run. Shaving nine seconds off his previous best, Liebl ran an 8:19.86 at the University of Washington indoor invite on Sunday. The school record of 8:18.94 was set by Doug Hanson in 1990.
Bethel University sophomore guard Tim Madson of Redwood Falls earned MIAC co-player of the week honors in men's basketball after helping the Royals extend their winning streak to seven. Madsen scored 20, 20 and 17 points in wins against Hamline, Gustavus Adolphus and Carleton. He is currently third in the MIAC in scoring averaging 18.8 ppg. He also averages 6.3 rpg.
PRINSBURG -- Anne Jepson of Yellow Medicine East scored four points in overtime to lead the Sting to their second win of the season, 59-54, over Central Minnesota Christian in girls basketball action Monday. Jepson finished with 10 points. YME trailed 21-12 after the first half, but came back in the second half to tie the game at 50. Emily Balfany led the Sting (2-13) with 16 points. Livi Jeseritz added 14 points and six rebounds. Emma Volstad pulled down a team-high 11 boards. Tara Frikke's 13 points paced the Bluejays (2-15). Kari Mulder and Andrea Westby added 11 points each.
OSAKIS -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa didn't have an answer for Osakis' Leif Nomeland Monday. The 6-foot-7 junior center scored 26 points, including three 3-pointers to hand the Jaguars a 51-36 non-conference boys basketball loss. BBE (1-11) had nine player score at least one point, with Shane Weller leading the way with eight. He also had eight rebounds. Osakis 51, BBE 36 BBE (1-11) 13 23 -- 36 Osakis (13-3) 29 22 -- 51 BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA - 12-51 FG (4-11 3-pt); 8-12 FT; 38 rebounds; 20 fouls ...
Boys Basketball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at Sartell, 7:30 p.m. St. Cloud Apollo at Alexandria Fergus Falls at Brainerd Sauk Rapids at Little Falls Rocori at St. Cloud Tech WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Yellow Medicine East vs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City, 7:30 p.m. Benson at Morris, 7:30 p.m. Montevideo vs. BOLD at Olivia, 7:30 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Paynesville at New London-Spicer, 7:30 p.m. Minnewaska at St. Cloud Cathedral, 7:30 p.m. Sauk Centre at Albany Long Prairie-Grey Eagle at Melrose CAMDEN NORTH Central Minnesota Christian vs.