The Litchfield Dragons will host a quadrangular tennis meet today, beginning at 9 a.m. Willmar, Eagan and Elk River will be the other teams participating in the meet.
WILLMAR -- A Willmar team that will lean on its youth made an impressive debut finishing just one and a half points behind first-place St.
MANKATO -- Sara Kallhoff took a header from Karis Rogers past the Mankato East defense and scored on a breakaway to lift the Willmar girls soccer team to a 1-0 overtime win Saturday. It's the Cardinals' first win of the season, coming after a 3-0 loss to Minnewaska earlier in the week. "We played well to the ball and we were aggressive.
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Cardinals couldn't hold a three-goal lead and settled for a 5-5 tie with Mankato East at Kennedy Field on Saturday afternoon. Josh Aslesen's penalty kick four minutes into the second half put Willmar up 5-2. But the momentum shifted to the Cougars as Willmar seemed to sit on the lead. Deploying its talented forwards, East fought back to tie the score on Adam Mohamed's second goal with four minutes left in regulation. Both teams had good chances in the second half of the 10-minutes of overtime.
DUPAGE, Ill. -- The Ridgewater Lady Warriors lost to the College of DuPage in pool play Saturday at the DuPage Invite and finished 1-2. DuPage won 30-26, 21-30, 15-13. Statistics will appear in Tuesday's paper.
Results Saturday New Prague Invite Team scores (1) Minnetonka 42 (2) New Prague 22.5 (3) Orono 22.5 (4) United South Central 21.5 (5) New London-Spicer 14.5 (6) Roseau 14 (7) Glencoe-Silver Lake 9 (8) Faribault 1 How New London-Spicer fared (Name, won-lost) SINGLES - (1) Megan Seipel 1-2 (2) Angie Wiegmann 1-2, 4th place (3) Courtney Edwards 2-1, 3rd place (4) Kelly Cappelen 1-2 DOUBLES - (1) Jennesa Johnson-Elizabeth Kampstra 1-2, 4th place (2) Wendy Toops-Lauren Rustad 1-2, 4th place (3) Renae Henjum-Becca Emery 1-2, 4th place Montevideo Invite Team scores Pipestone 4, MACCRAY 3
Volleyball NON-CONFERENCE Sleepy Eye vs.
College Football Northland 32, Ridgewater 6 College Volleyball College of DuPage def. Ridgewater 30-26, 21-30, 15-13 Prep Volleyball Pierz def.
The Willmar girls soccer team travels to Mankato to play Mankato East at 1 p.m. today in a non-conference match. The Cardinals' boys soccer team hosts Mankato East at 1 p.m. today.
The Ridgewater Warriors football team opens the 2006 season today against Northland College in St. Cloud. Only 45 players are on the Warriors' team this year, 10 below the average. Ridgewater was 4-5 last season under coach John Vraa, who resigned after 13 seasons. It was the only time Vraa did not have a winning season. Rob Baumgarn takes over as the new head coach.