NEW LONDON -- New London-Spicer won eight of the first nine matches to beat Dassel-Cokato, 33-24, in Section 5AA wrestling Tuesday. The Wildcats will face BOLD/Buffalo Lake-Hector in the semifinals at 6 p.m. Friday at Watertown-Mayer High School.
Women's Basketball JUNIOR COLLEGE MSCTC-Fergus Falls vs. Ridgewater at Willmar, 6 p.m. Men's Basketball JUNIOR COLLEGE MSCTC-Fergus Falls vs. Ridgewater at Willmar, 8 p.m.
Boys Basketball Benson 77, Yellow Medicine East 69 Willmar 57, Fergus Falls 36 Lac qui Parle Valley 71, Montevideo 65 Rockford 70, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 67 Lakeview 67, Central Minnesota Christian 61 MACCRAY 84, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 54 Litchfield 64, Glencoe-Silver Lake 46 Dawson-Boyd 50, Renville County West 45 Girls Basketball Hancock 62, Wheaton 45 Benson 47, Renville County West 42, OT Dawson-Boyd 61, Canby 47 West Central 51, Morris/Chokio-Alberta 43 MACCRAY 53, Montevideo 51 Minnewaska 59, Alexandria 40 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 73, Melrose 43 Ortonvi
The Willmar boys' hockey game scheduled to be played in Willmar Tuesday night against Sauk Rapids has been postponed. The Sauk Rapids team was unable to play the game due to a bomb threat incident Tuesday at the Sauk Rapids High School. The makeup date for the Central Lakes hockey game has not been scheduled yet.
A benefit dinner for Beth (Magnuson) Tinklenberg and family will be held at 5 p.m. today at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar. The former Cardinal and amateur golfer is a cancer victim who recently had a tracheotomy. She and her husband, Paul, have three school-aged children. Donations may also be sent to Bremer Bank, 500 Willmar Ave. SE, Willlmar, MN 56201.
The No. 4 Willmar Cardinals (9-16) play at No. 1-seed Alexandria (23-2) at 4:30 p.m. today in the Section 6A girls hockey semifinal round. No. 3 Detroit Lakes (11-9-3) plays at No. 2 Fergus Falls (11-13-1) in the opposite bracket. The winners advance to Friday's championship game at a site to be determined.
Jackie Carlson, a sophomore forward from Litchfield, scored 35 points and grabbed 20 rebounds as St. Cloud State won twice in North Central Conference women's basketball action last week. Carlson scored a team-high 25 points and pulled down 11 boards in the Huskies' win over Nebraska-Omaha Thursday. She added 10 points and nine rebounds in SCSU's 72-71 upset win over No. 16 South Dakota Saturday. For the season, Carlson is averaging 8.5 ppg and 5.8 rpg.
Bethel sophomore Tim Madson tore through three opponents, averaging 26.7 points per game to earn the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's men's basketball player of the week award Monday. Madson, a guard from Redwood Falls, led the Royals to their ninth straight MIAC playoff berth with three wins. He capped the week with 39 points against Macalester Saturday. He's tied for first in the conference in scoring at 19.8 ppg.
SAUK CENTRE -- With the help of a plus-13 advantage in rebounds, Sauk Centre stunned New London-Spicer 44-41 Monday in a make-up West Central North Conference game. The Wildcats (18-6) owned a slim 18-16 lead at halftime and eventually led by as much as seven in the second half before Sauk Centre chipped away. The Mainstreeters (9-4, 17-4) took the lead away with five minutes left.
LITCHFIELD -- Behind 25 points from Emily Davis and the floor game of Jamie Wollin, the Litchfield Dragons rocked Wright County Conference leader Glencoe-Silver Lake 60-49 on Monday in girls basketball. Wollin supplied six assists and five steals, along with 10 points, as the Dragons controlled the game from the middle of the first half onward. The Dragons' six-foot front court of seniors Anna Bruesewitz and Brittany Euerle and freshman Courtney Euerle combined for 25 points. Davis had 10 rebounds and Bruesewitz eight in a 30-26 edge on the glass. Litchfield expanded a 12-10 first-half lea