HAWLEY -- Hawley didn't hide the fact that it would run the ball with religious fervor, but MACCRAY's defense wasn't up to the challenge Friday in the quarterfinal round of the state Class AA football tournament. The Nuggets ran without limits, racking up 496 yards in beating the Wolverines in a 58-43 shootout. Hawley will face Triton in the state semifinals Thursday at the Metrodome. MACCRAY, which had held its last four opponents to a total of 25 points, had no answer for bruising fullback Nick Paur and the outside speed of Nate Mattson. Paur, who rushed for almost 1,500 yards this seaso
Danielle Dahl, a Concordia senior outside hitter from Willmar, and Carly Freiborg, a Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior setter from Sacred Heart, were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association all-region team Thursday. Dahl was named in the Central Region and Freiborg in the Midwest Region. UW-Eau Claire (30-3) beat Concordia (24-3) in five games Friday in the NCAA Regionals.
Area activities directors are urged to fax (320-235-6769) or e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) their winter varsity sports schedules as soon as possible.
ST. PAUL -- After winning 24 matches in a row, the Montevideo Thunder Hawks finished the season with two straight losses, getting drubbed by St. Cloud Cathedral 25-13, 25-10, 25-11 in the Class AA consolation semifinals Friday at Xcel Energy Center. Montevideo (26-4) lost its quarterfinal match on Thursday to Pipestone in four games. Montevideo had defeated St. Cloud Cathedral in four games in the West Central inter-conference championship Oct. 20 in Montevideo. Montevideo was the West Central South Conference champions and St. Cloud Cathedral the North champion. This time, St.
Prep Volleyball STATE TOURNAMENT Class A Third Place Saturday Central Minnesota Christian vs. Climax/Fisher, 11 a.m.
Prep Football State Tournament Class AAA Quarterfinals Litchfield 36, Thief River Falls 18 Class AA Quarterfinals Hawley 58, MACCRAY 43 Prep Volleyball Class AA Consolation Semifinals St. Cloud Cathedral def. Montevideo, 25-13, 25-10, 25-11 Class A Semifinals Minneota def. Central Minnesota Christian 19-25, 25-22, 25-16, 21-25, 15-12
Events/competitions Middle Fork Crow Watershed District Open House -- The Middle Fork Crow Watershed District will hold an Open House Thursday, Nov. 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Bell Tower Plaza in Spicer. The Open House will feature a public viewing of the 10-year Comprehensive Plan and the public will be able to make comments. The regular Board of Managers meeting will held after the Open House. Sibley State Park The Interpretive Center is open daily. All Sibley State park programs are lead by the park naturalist or visiting expert.
April Hansen, a senior hitter from Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, signed a national letter of intent with the University of Minnesota-Duluth for volleyball on Wednesday. Hansen, a first team All-Area pick last season, was recently named to the Class AA All-State Team. She had 316 kills, 58 ace serves, 49 ace blocks and 242 digs this season. She was the Central Minnesota Conference Most Valuable Player this season.
Prep Football State Tournaments Class AAA Quarterfinals Glencoe-Silver Lake (10-1) at Delano (5-6), 7 p.m. Litchfield (10-1) at Thief River Falls (10-1), 7 p.m. Rochester Lourdes (9-2) at Blue Earth Area (9-2), 7 p.m. Becker (10-1) at Proctor (11-0) at Public School Stadium, Duluth, 7 p.m. Class AA Quarterfinals Triton (10-0) at St. Croix Lutheran (11-0), 7 p.m. MACCRAY (10-1) at Hawley (9-2), 7 p.m. Winona Cotter (10-1) at Luverne (8-3), 7 p.m. Eden Valley-Watkins (10-1) vs.
Prep Volleyball State Tournaments Class AA Quarterfinals Jordan def. St. Cloud Cathedral 25-20, 25-21, 23-25, 22-25, 15-0 Pipestone Area def. Montevideo 25-11, 25-11, 18-25, 25-18 LeSueur-Henderson def. Virginia 25-13, 25-18, 25-12 Stewartville def. Lake of the Woods 25-16, 25-27, 25-23, 25-18 Class A Quarterfinals Central Minnesota Christian def. Bertha-Hewitt 25-20, 25-20, 21-25, 25-21 Minneota def. Meadow Creek Christian 25-9, 25-19, 25-15 Bethlehem Academy def. Wheaton 25-22, 25-19, 25-20 Climax/Fisher def. Littlefork-Big Falls 25-14, 30-28, 25-18