College Volleyball JUNIOR COLLEGE Ridgewater vs. Riverland at Austin, 6:30 p.m.
Prep Volleyball Albany def. New London-Spicer, 25-22, 15-25, 25-21, 25-19 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg def. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, 25-18, 25-22, 25-23 Melrose def. Paynesville, 25-18, 25-22, 13-25, 25-21 Montevideo def. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, 25-13, 25-17, 25-17 Redwood Valley def. New Ulm, 25-13, 25-20, 14-25, 28-30, 15-13 St. Cloud Cathedral def. Minnewaska, 25-17, 25-14, 25-16 Hutchinson def. Buffalo Lake-Hector 24-26, 25-20, 25-12, 25-20 Benson def. Morris 18-25, 25-12, 18-25, 25-15, 15-11 Willmar def. Brainerd 25-11, 25-16, 25-22 BOLD def.
HIBBING -- Hibbing amassed 561 total yards and held Ridgewater scoreless in the first half en route to handing the Warriors their second straight loss, 34-14, Saturday in MCCC action. Ridgewater (0-2) collected 210 yards through the air, but only 69 on the ground against the Cardinals (1-1). Hibbing scored 14 unanswered points in the first half, both on runs.
The Willmar volleyball team will play a Central Lakes Conference match in front of the home crowd for the first time this season as it hosts Brainerd at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior High School gym. The Cardinals (1-0, 1-1) will be at home again Thursday against St. Cloud Apollo.
MADISON -- Despite collecting only five first downs and gaining 111 yards of offense, Lac qui Parle Valley opened its season by upending Oak Grove Lutheran of Fargo 7-3 on a soggy Saturday afternoon. With nearly four inches of rain soaked into the field, the two teams combined to lose four fumbles and attempt only 22 passes. After connecting with Matt Enger on a 30-yard pass, LQPV senior quarterback Adam Paulson blasted his way into the end zone from a yard out to give the Eagles a 7-0 lead just before halftime. Justin Stamp rushed for 60 of the Eagles' 70 yards on 21 carries.
Fastpitch Softball Willmar Red 9-1 in league WILLMAR -- The Willmar Red 12-and-under fastpitch team went 9-1 this season in the Thursday League. Willmar Red, which was 14-6 overall, took second place in a New London-Spicer tournament and also went 2-2 at Hutchinson and 1-2 in Marshall. Members of the Willmar Red team were: Paige Davis, KyLee Hulscher, Sara Tinklenberg, Addy Nelsen, Baylie Young, Becca Freese, Valor Gorans, Kayte Cole, Lindsey Atchison, Laura Swartz, Tracy Hillenbrand, Brooke Mayer, Kendra Maxfield, Brittney Serbus, Liz Reeb, Maddie Sandberg and Kayla Hanson. Coache
Volleyball CENTRAL LAKES Brainerd at Willmar, 7 p.m. Fergus Falls at Sartell Little Falls at St. Cloud Apollo Rocori at Alexandria Sauk Rapids at St. Cloud Tech WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Montevideo, 7:30 p.m. BOLD at Lac qui Parle Valley, 7:30 p.m. Morris at Benson, 7:30 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Albany at New London-Spicer, 7:30 p.m. Melrose at Paynesville, 7:30 p.m. St. Cloud Cathedral at Minnewaska, 7:30 p.m. CAMDEN NORTH Central Minnesota Christian at Canby, 7:30 p.m. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton vs.
College Football Hibbing 34, Ridgewater 14 Prep Football Lac qui Parle Valley 7, Oak Grove Lutheran 3
Jake Nordin, a senior from Lake Lillian, will be the Northern Illinois starting tight end when the Huskies trvel to take on top-ranked Ohio State at 2:30 p.m. today (ABC) in Columbus, Ohio. Nordin caught 26 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown last season for the Huskies.
John Carlson, a junior from Litchfield, will start at tight end today for No. 2-ranked Notre Dame when the Fighting Irish travel to take on Georgia Tech in a 7 p.m. (ABC) game in Atlanta. Carlson caught seven passes for 56 yards and a touchdown last season as the No. 2 tight end behind Anthony Fasano, who was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys.