Amateur Baseball Willmar 5, Atwater 4 Granite Falls 5, NLS 0 Starbuck 3, Paynesville 0 NL-Sunburg 7, Regal 1 Raymond 12, Sacred Heart 0 Raymond 9, Elrosa 6 St.
Hal Wenaas of Litchfield recorded a hole-in-one Wednesday at the Litchfield Golf Club. Wenaas used a 6-iron to ace te 170-yard, par-3 No. 3 hole. It was the third hole-in-one of his career.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference recently named Joe Schoolmeesters and Joe Daly of Saint John's University MIAC Freshman of the Year in men's golf. Schoolmeesters, a 2005 graduate of Litchfield High School, had seven top 10 finishes during the fall and spring seasons. He and Daly also tied for first at the Johnnie-Tommie Cup on April 11.
New London native Aaron Barber squeezed out two birdies in his last four holes make the cut at the Nationwide Tour's Rheem Classic at Fort Smith, Ark., Friday. Barber shot a one-under-par 69 and finished just above the cut line with a two-day 140. Jay Delsing leads the field with a 132.
Jared Johnson, KMS FOOTBALL: A three-year starter and letterwinner as a running back/wide receiver/cornerback/linebacker. He helped the team go 20-12 with one state tournament appearance in his three seasons. He was leading the area in rushing his senior year before getting hurt and finishing with 676 yards and three touchdowns. He gained 1,131 yards in his career. BASKETBALL: He started and lettered three seasons in basketball and was twice all-conference. He was selected to the All-Area second team his senior year after averaging 15.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College and Rochester had played five one-run games leading up to Friday's meeting in the Region 13 fastpitch tournament. This was a white-knuckler, too, but more due to the cold, damp weather than game tension as the Lady Warriors surged past the Yellowjackets 13-4 to land a spot in today's championship round. Rain fell off and on and started coming down harder as the game was ended after five innings by the eight-run rule. The losers' bracket game was postponed until today. Rochester (20-12) will meet Minnesota West (12-13) at 11 a.m.. In Friday's opener, Rochester
Events/competitions Norway/Games Lake Improvement Association -- The Norway/Games Lake Improvement Association will hold its annual springl meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 27 at the Games Lake County Park picnic shelter. Prairie Woods ELC The following activities are offered by Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. Register by calling PWELC, 354-5894 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . Discount available on all classes for members. Open Climbing -- Indoor rock climbing wall. Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon.
The problem with hunting turkeys this year has been too many hens in the area. This is the best excuse I have, and I am sticking with it. Sunday morning was a perfect day to sit in the woods and call turkeys. Any turkey should have been happy to come to Sunday dinner. The birds started gobbling on the roost about 5:30 a.m., well before the sun came up. They called from every direction. All I had to do was sit still in my blind, drink coffee and wait.
MONTEVIDEO -- Jon Altena threw a one-hit shutout to lead Montevideo to a 4-0 win over Benson in West Central South baseball action Friday. Originally scheduled as a doubleheader, rain forced the postponement of the second game. It was tentatively rescheduled for Thursday. Benson started the game with a single from leadoff man Preston Flolo, then Altena allowed just two more walks and struck out eight batters. Altena also paced the Thunder Hawks at the plate, going 3-for-4 with three RBI.
MINNEOTA -- Montevideo's Gretchen Allickson went 4-for-4 to drive in three runs and was a triple shy of hitting for the cycle as the Thunder Hawks beat Minneota 12-6 in a non-conference game Friday. Allickson led off the third inning with a home run that sailed over the fence in left-center field, doubled in a run in the fourth and knocked in a run in the fifth with a single. Wendy Macziewski drove in two runs with a triple in the second and had an RBI single in the third for the Thunder Hawks, who also got a two-run single in the second from Brook Moseng.