The second race of the Glacial Lakes Grand Prix circuit starts at 10 a.m. today at the Flags of Honor on North Highway 71 in Willmar. Registration for the Memorial Day/Law Day 5k and 2k walk opens at 9 a.m. at Robbins Island. The entry fee is $15 adults and $10 students and includes a ticket to the Belgian Waffle Feed fund-raiser at the armory the same morning. Joel Dudgeon led 138 runners to the finish last year in a time of 16:55.
BROOKLYN CENTER -- Former Willmar girls' golf coach Elaine Engle and former Paynesville wrestling and football coach Virg Vagle were among 10 individuals inducted into the Minnesota State High School league Hall of Fame on May 18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Engle's career at Willmar touched on five decades. She coached track for three years, junior high gymnastics for 29, and officiated at swimming meets from 1968 to present. She was part of a small group of women at Willmar High School who helped move girls athletics forward at the dawn of Title IX.
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. Weekly/monthly, etc. Renville Rangers Shooting Club -- Summer hours start May 24. Wednesday and Thursday 6:30-9 p.m., Sunday 1:30-4 p.m. Trap and skeet leagues are also forming for summer. The range is located 1½ miles north of Bird Island on County Road 5. Public is welcome.
There comes a time in everyone's life a person must say, "The heck with it, let's go fishing." By Sunday afternoon, my wife and I were both to that point. After a hard week of work and spending most of the weekend on projects around the house, by lunch time we were ready to take a break. If a person has to spend the only days they have off mowing and trimming, there is too much lawn. They need to turn the horses out, get a goat or call it close enough. The horses make a mess of the lawn between hoof prints and unsightly fertilizer deposits.
Willmar native Marilyn Lovander shot an even-par 72 on the second day of the LPGA Corning Classic at Corning, N.Y., Friday, but missed the cut by one stroke. Virada Nirapathpongporn leads at -11.
MARSHALL -- Two area golfers battled for the fifth and final state qualifying spot at the Section 3A boys golf meet Friday at Marshall Golf Club. Ross Sandven of Lac qui Parle Valley and Barry Rothwell of MACCRAY finished the normal 18 holes tied for ninth place with identical 80s. Rothwell won the playoff on the third hole.
MARSHALL -- Christine Bendel of Lac qui Parle Valley and Amy Banken of Dawson-Boyd finished in the top seven of the Section 3A girls golf meet Friday and qualified for the state tournament. Bendel, who missed a state berth by three strokes last season, and Banken each shot 87 at Marshall Golf Club, tying for fourth overall. The top five golfers outside of the section championship team move on to the state meet, which will begin June 7 at 8:30 a.m.
Boys Golf Section 3A (1) *Jackson County Central 308 (2) Pipestone Area 322 (3) Ortonville 328 (4) Lakeview 360 Girls Golf Section 3A (1) *Luverne 362 (2) Windom 368 (3) Minneota 390 (4) Benson/KMS 406 Amateur Baseball B.Island 7, Paynesville 3
Saturday Prep Baseball SECTION 2AAA At Willmar Worthington vs. Mankato West, 2 p.m. Annandale vs. Willmar, 4 p.m. Winners, 6 p.m. Losers, 6 p.m. At Hutchinson Buffalo vs. Dassel-Cokato, noon Winner vs. Hutchinson, 3 p.m. At St. Michael St. Michael-Albertville vs. Rogers, 10 a.m. Waconia vs. Mound-Westonka, noon Winners, 2 p.m. Losers, 2 p.m. At Marshall New Ulm vs. Mankato East, 10 a.m. Marshall vs, Orono, 10:30 a.m. Winners, 1 p.m. Losers, 3:30 p.m. SECTION 3AA At Lac qui Parle Valley MACCRAY vs.
Late results Thursday Morris 2, West Central Area 0 In a night game that ended the regular season for the Tigers, Chase Rambow went the distance on a two-hitter with two walks and 10 strikeouts as Morris beat the Knights in a pitchers' duel. Losing pitcher Chris Perdoni gave up only three hits, including an RBI double by Craig Knochenmus. Josh Griffith and Mark Barsness also singled for Morris. West Central Area 000 000 0 - 0 2 3 Morris (7-11) 100 100 x - 2 3 3 HITTING - West Central Area: Tyler Krump 1-for-3, Andrew Giese 1-for-3 ....