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Faribault Invite Caitlin Cooreman scored a 32.415 all-around to pace Willmar Saturday. Team scoring (1) Lakeville 45.125 (2) Winona 145.3 (3) Park of Cottage Grove 145.125 (4) Cambridge-Isanti 143.38 (5) St.
Mesabi Invite BIWABIK -- The Willmar Nordic Ski teams competed in the 76-school Mesabi Invitational Saturday. Phil Cleary and Sara Damhof were the highest finishers for Willmar. Girls Results TEAM SCORING -- (1) Grand Rapids 23 (2) Roseville 29 (3) Anoka 62 ... (57) Willmar 594 5K CLASSIC -- (1) Claire Lube, St. Paul Central, 18:17.10 (2) Elizabeth Yetzer, Lakeville North 18:22.20 (3) Anna Roessler, Grand Rapids, 18:26 ...
MONTICELLO -- Morris/Benson Area netted three power-play goals in the third period to rally past Monticello 8-5 in a non-conference game Saturday. Both Jay Andrews and Tony Schultz netted two goals and assisted on three others for MBA. MBA 8, Monticello 5 MBA (10-1) 3 2 3 -- 8 Monticello (5-8-2) 3 2 0 -- 5 FIRST PERIOD - Mon: Matt Lang (Mitch Torrel) 1:40, pp ... Mon: Shay Klitzke (unassisted) 6:41 ... MBA: Jay Andrews (Tony Schultz, Kevin Moses) 8:21 ... MBA: Josh Griffith (Schultz, Andrews) 10:26 ... MBA: Schultz (Andrews) 11:58 ...
The Willmar boys and girls hockey teams both play at home today in non-conference games. The boys host Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato at 3 p.m., while the girls take on Orono at 7 p.m.
The Spicer Commercial Club is sponsoring the Frozen-5k run/walk at 9 a.m. on Jan. 21 at Melvin's on the Lake. The first-time event is part of Winterfest and also the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series, which will receive proceeds from the Belgium Waffle breakfast from 7-11 a.m. the day of race. Pre-register at Melvin's or pickleeventws.com/glaciallakes for a printable registration form.
Pro drivers will be at Lake Hassel, six miles north of Benson on State Highway 29, on Jan. 21-22 for World PowerSports Association Xtreme (oval) Ice Racing. From 50 to 150 riders are anticipated, according to Brent Hill of the Northern Lights Trails Snowmobile Club, sponsor of the first-time event. Radar Runs and Kids' Z-120 Pro-Ice racing is also scheduled. Racing starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday.
SAN ANTONIO -- Tony Parker scored 23 points and the San Antonio Spurs reversed their poor foul shooting in the final quarter for an 83-77 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. The Spurs were 4-for-11 at the line in the first three quarters, but shot 7-for-8 in the final period. Manu Ginobili made all four of his free throws in the final 25 seconds. A long jumper by Wally Szczerbiak cut San Antonio's lead to 69-68 with more than six minutes remaining.
WILLMAR -- Though it's only the first week of the new year, this was a must win for the Willmar Cardinals. At 3-2 the Cardinals were already behind four of the nine other teams in the Central Lakes standings. That included the incoming Little Falls Flyers at 4-1. Willmar responded with an all-out effort to bring down the Flyers 61-50 Friday before about 500 fans at the Willmar gymnasium. Willmar was led by Kyle Townswick, who poured in 26 points, five over his average.
Events/competitions Annual Prairie Country RC&D Meeting -- The Prairie Country Resource Conservation and Development Council's Annual Meeting will be held 10:30 a.m. Jan. 11 in Room 2057 of the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. Minnesota state Senator Steve Dille will be the guest speaker and he will focus on the future of the state's livestock industry. A noon lunch will be available for a fee. Those interested must RSVP by noon on Jan. 9 by calling (320) 231-0008 ext.
Regular readers may have noticed during a large part of my spare time, I am preoccupied with hunting. My wife enjoys most aspects of the outdoors but does not really care for the hunting part. If she is going to hunt at all, she prefers it to be with a camera. This can be a good thing. As she walks the woods looking for a great shot of an owl, she may spook a deer my way. (Before I get a call from the enforcement division of the Department of Natural Resources, let me assure you, I have never asked my wife to drive deer for me while bow hunting.