The Willmar Jaycees are sponsoring a Supershots Basketball Competition for boys and girls in grades 4-9 at 10 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the Willmar Senior High gym. Players shoot from seven positions on the court. First, second and third place winners advance to the state competition April 7 at the Target Center. For more information, Call Mark Herman at 320-214-7566.
Prep Football SECTION 5AA FINAL At St. Cloud State University Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City vs. Eden Valley-Watkins, 7 p.m. SECTION 5A FINAL At Fargodome, Fargo, N.D. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg vs. Wabasso, 3 p.m. Prep Volleyball SECTION 6AA-17 FINAL At Paynesville Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa vs. Sauk Centre, 7 p.m. SECTION 6AA-19 FINAL At Morris High School Montevideo vs. MACCRAY, 7 p.m. SECTION 2A-NORTH FINAL At Martin Luther College, New Ulm Central Minnesota Christian vs. Cedar Mountain/Comfrey, 6 p.m.
MORRIS -- Montevideo won its 21st straight match Tuesday and will face MACCRAY in the Section 6AA-19 title match Thursday at Morris. Montevideo upended Lac qui Parle Valley 25-18, 25-17, 20-25, 25-17 in one semifinal match. MACCRAY topped Benson 25-17, 25-11, 25-15 in the other semifinal. The winner of Section 6AA-19 will face the champion of Section 6AA-17 Saturday at UM-Morris. Montevideo 3, LQPV 1 Brook Moseng led Montevideo to the Section 6AA-19 title game with three ace serves and 13 kills.
FAIRFAX -- Kresson Vreeman, a 5-8 senior outside hitter/setter, had a spectacular all-around match in helping Central Minnesota Christian sweep Lester Prairie in the Section 2A-North semifinals Tuesday. The Bluejays (18-9) will now face Cedar Mountain/-Comfrey in the sub-section final at 6 p.m.
New London-Spicer will be taking a fan bus to the Section 6AAA championship game Friday at St. Cloud State. The Wildcats will be taking on Litchfield at 5 p.m. The bus will load from the high school gym doors in New London at 3:05 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and those interested must pre-register and pay at the High School Student Center, NLS Community Education/Youth Service office or Peterson Bus Garage. Game tickets will be available for sale at the high school beginning today.
There will be a mandatory parent meeting for Willmar Traveling Basketball at 7 p.m. Monday at the Willmar Senior High School gymnasium. Registration packets are available at Roosevelt Elementary, Community Christian, Junior High or Play it Again Sports.
Mark Majerus, a Minnesota State Moorhead senior defensive end from Villard (Minnewaska Area), was selected NSIC Defensive Player of the Week for his play in the Dragons' 26-15 win over Northern State on Saturday. Majerus, a 6-0, 250-pound transfer from Northland Community College, made eight tackles, three sacks and had a pass breakup.
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City now has tickets on sale until 3 p.m. Thursday, the day of the Section 5AA game against Eden Valley-Watkins in St. Cloud. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for student and are available at the district office.
PAYNESVILLE -- April Hansen picked up her 300th kill of the season and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa advanced to the Section 6AA-17 title match with a 25-18, 22-25, 27-25, 25-13 win over Albany Tuesday. The Jaguars (27-3), who won their 12th straight match, will face Sauk Centre for the 6AA-17 crown at 7 p.m. Thursday in Paynesville. Hansen led the team with 13 kills in 31-of-35 attempts. Ashley Lensing added 12 kills in 23 errorless attacks and had six of the team's 19 ace blocks. Sarah Gruber had 24 assists and Emily Roelike added 23 digs.
REDWOOD FALLS -- Renville County West and Redwood Valley were both swept out of the Section 3AA-North tournament Tuesday. Springfield tumbled RCW 25-17, 25-15, 25-14, while Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop ended Redwood Valley's season 25-19, 25-18, 25-20. Springfield and Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop will play for the 3AA-North crown on Thursday in Redwood Falls. Springfield 3, RCW 0 The Jaguars (17-11) couldn't get much done at the net. Megan Groen led the way with seven kills and Megan Erickson had two of RCW's three ace blocks.