The Willmar Youth Soccer program will hold a registration and information meeting at 6:15 p.m., Feb. 20, in the Willmar Senior High School cafeteria. The April-June program is open to all youth ages 9-17 from Willmar and the area. Registration forms are also available at school offices. For more information, call Eric Vogel at 320-214-7945.
CLARA CITY -- After losing by 20 points in an earlier meeting with Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, MACCRAY went one better. Actually, 10 better. The Wolverines shot a torddi 62 percent en route to winning their sixth straight game with an 84-54 rout of the Fighting Saints in a Camden North Conference boys basketball game Tuesday night. MACCRAY clinched a tie for the conference title with Lakeview with 11-3 records. Zach Thissen poured in 26 points, including four 3-pointers, and Justin Koenen added 16 points, 14 assists asnd seven steals for the Wolverines (14-5 overall).
GRANITE FALLS -- Benson scored 52 points in the second half, including 17 points from Daniel Fragodt, who finished with a game-high 27 points. The Braves shot 49 percent (28 of 57) from the field and made 19-of-25 free throws, all in the second half. Jesse Holm added a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds. Aaron Lindahl scored 17 points and Brett Collins added 12. Dylan Hempel paced the Sting with 23 points and eight steals. Kenton Johnson had a double-double of 19 points and 14 rebounds.
BENSON -- A quick start in overtime held up for Benson as the Braves upended Renville County West 47-42 in a non-conference game Tuesday. After RCW (13-9) had forced overtime, Benson (10-11) got three free throws and a three-point play from Keri Mikkelson to start the extra period.
MONTEVIDEO -- Danielle Goeman netted 19 points and two other MACCRAY players scored in double figures as the Wolverines held off Montevideo Tuesday to post a 53-51 non-conference win. It was a see-saw battle throughout the entire game as the two played to a 26-26 tie at halftime.
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.