Bow hunting offers many choices during any given day. There is the choice of stands, locations, calls and even which deer to take. The other afternoon, I was sitting in the middle of a heavy oak timber near where two deep ditches joined. The one intersected the main creek, and with the wind in the right direction, I was sure I could get a shot at a deer, sneaking up the creek bottom to my call. The other ditch was somewhat smaller and downwind so I knew nothing would come from that direction. I rattled my antlers together, trying to imitate a pair of bucks fighting.
Weekly/monthly, etc. Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club -- Indoor range open to public Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9 p.m. through April. Located in the basement of the Willmar City Auditorium. $1.50 per half-hour. Targets on sale. Rimfire rifles, rimfire or centerfire handguns only. No high-power/magnum loads. For more information, email email@example.com . 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 .
Girls Basketball NON-CONFERENCE Willmar at Bemidji, 3 p.m.
Boys Hockey NON-CONFERENCE Redwood Valley at St. Paul Academy Invite Girls Hockey NON-CONFERENCE River Lakes at Duluth East Invite Redwood Valley at Windom Invite
Late result Tuesday Central Lakes SC Tech 7, River Lakes 1 St. Cloud Tech scored five unanswered goals in the last two periods to put away River Lakes (0-2, 0-3). Blythe Sjoberg scored the Stars' lone goal, with assists going to Traci Theilen and Courtney Schirmers, in the second period. River Lakes' goalie Tracey Skluzacek recorded 31 saves. SC Tech 2 3 2 -- 7 River Lakes (0-2, 0-3) 0 1 0 -- 1 FIRST PERIOD - SCT: Annie Green (Jessica Dhein) pp, 2:37 ... SCT: Katelyn Dold (unassisted) 6:43 SECOND PERIOD - RL: Blythe Sjoberg (Traci Theilen, Courtney Schirmers) pp, 5:40 ...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Willmar took home four medals and finished tied for eighth at the state Class A swimming and diving meet Wednesday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Freshman Alissa Tinklenberg captured medals in two individual events and anchored two relay teams in the top eight. Montevideo/YME's Casey Schulte took fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke and the team tied for 32nd with 18 points. "We're very pleased with how things went. Alissa moved up a spot in the 500 and improved her own record in the 200," said Willmar coach Carl Shuldes.
Wednesday's Results State Class A Swim meet (1) Visitation 231 (2) Breck 182 (3) Blake School 168 (4) Hill-Murray 131.5 (5) Mankato West 121 (6) Red Wing 106.5 (7) 89 (T8) Benilde-St. Margaret's, Willmar 86 (10) Northfield 73 (11) Fergus Falls 71 (12) Watertown-Mayer/Delano 69 (13) Albany 65 (T14) Sauk Centre, Hutchinson 59 (16) Detroit Lakes 55 (17) Becker 46 (18) Milaca 43 (19) Little Falls 41 (20) Sauk Rapids 36 ... (T32) Greenway, Austin, Warroad, Montevideo/Yellow Medicine East 18 College Wrestling Ridgewater 28, Itasca 15 Thursday's Results No events scheduled
ST. CLOUD -- Chelsey Wierschem scored five goals, including and empty netter, as the Willmar Cardinals overtook the St. Cloud Icebreakers 7-4 in a Central Lakes Conference girls hockey opener Tuesday night at the Municiple Ice Center. Willmar trailed 2-1 after the first period, but Wierchem scored twice and Ashley Hutton once for a 4-2 lead after two.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Willmar Cardinals advanced two relays to today's championship heat and Alissa Tinklenberg lowered two of her school records while swimming her way into the championship heat in both the 200 and 500 freestyle races. The three-day Class A state meet concludes this afternoon at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Tinklenberg, a freshman at her third state meet, is tied for second in the 200 freestyle after posting a 1:57.33 in Tuesday's preliminary heat.
Swimming and Diving CLASS A STATE MEET At U of M Aquatic Center, Minneapolis Swimming finals, noon College Wrestling MCCC Itasca at Ridgewater, 6:30 p.m. Thursday No events scheduled