MINNEAPOLIS -- Two area divers fell short of advancing past the preliminaries at the Class A diving meet Monday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Beth Pollock, a sophomore from Willmar, missed advancing to the top 20 for the semifinal round by a fraction of a point and one place with a score of 116.15 for five dives. Junior Molly Hansvick of Litchfield finished 23rd in the original field of 32 divers with a score of 107.7. The Class A swimming preliminaries start at noon today.
The Ridgewater College wrestling team marks its home opener on Wednesday, hosting Itasca College at 6:30 p.m. in a MCCC dual meet. An incorrect day for the opener appeared in Monday's paper.
Late result Saturday VIRGINIA -- David Johnson's 31 points and 14 rebounds were not enough as Ridgewater College fell to Mesabi Range 84-70 on Saturday in men's community college basketball. Johnson, who scored 33 on Friday as the Warriors opened with a 88-76 win over Hibbing, dropped in 13 of 23 field-goal attempts from the paint. But overall, Ridgewater couldn't match their first-night intensity. "We played poorly and a lot of the guys looked tired," said Warriors' head coach Bob Knutson. Five players reached double figures for the Norsemen, who shot 51 percent from the field. Mesabi 8
Volleyball MVP Greta King Captains Chelsey Beilhartz, Megan Junkermeier, Greta King, Heather Thoma All-Central Lakes Greta King CLC Honorable Mention Megan Brown, Laurie Buer, Heather Thoma Senior Scholar-Athlete Megan Junkermeier All-State Academic Megan Junkermeier All-Conference team Alexandria -- Sam Dale, Maggie Snyder Brainerd -- none Fergus Falls -- Kacey Franklin, Sam Revering Little Falls -- Katherine Harms Rocori -- Sam Pfannenstein, Caitlin, Griffin, Angie Feldhege St. Cloud Apollo -- Danielle Lucia, Kelly Nier St.
Pheasant Volleyball CHOKIO-ALBERTA/HERMAN-NORCROSS -- senior Kara Engquist; junior Courtney Johnson; sophomore Megan Dierks CLINTON-GRACEVILLE-BEARDSLEY -- junior Mallory McNally HANCOCK -- seniors Tara Thielke, Alyssa Wagner; junior Erika Gramm; freshman Bree Holleman ORTONVILLE -- senior Chelsie Parady WHEATON -- senior Alex Peterson; juniors Julie Blume, Whitney Boom, Nicole Thiel Conference MVP Whitney Boom, Wheaton Coach of the Year Darla Thiel, Wheaton
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Swimming and Diving CLASS A STATE MEET At U of M Aquatic Center, Minneapolis Swimming preliminaries, noon Girls Hockey CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at St. Cloud Icebreakers, 7 p.m. St. Cloud Tech vs. River Lakes at Richmond, 7 p.m. Fergus Falls at Alexandria Sartell/Sauk Rapids at Little Falls (Non-Conference) Long Prairie-Grey Eagle at Brainerd NON-CONFERENCE Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato at Princeton, 7:30 p.m.
ROCHESTER -- With tournament MVP Ashley Olson leading the way, the Ridgewater Lady Warriors are the new champions of NJCAA Division III volleyball. The No. 3 seed upset No.
The Ridgewater men's and women's basketball teams both lost to Mesabi Range on Saturday. The Warriors lost 84-70 despite 31 points from David Johnson and the Lady Warriors lost 58-42. No details were available at press time. Summaries and statistics will appear in Tuesday's paper.
Rachelle Jakobs, a Gustavus Adolphuis senior from Montevideo, was one of four MIAC seniors named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V third team. She is a elementary education major with a 3.92 GPA.