Scott Hagemeyer, a junior swimmer from Willmar at Gustavus Adolphus, earned All-America honors in two relays and honorable mention in three other events at the NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, which ended Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. On Thursday, he swam on the eighth-place 200-yard freestyle relay. Saturday, he was the anchor on the 400-free relay that took sixth (3:04.6). Hagemeyer was honorable mention in the 50-free (21.25) and two other medley relays.
Willmar Community Education and Recreation will host five spring sports leagues. n Ultimate Frisbee league runs Sundays from April 23-May 14. Registration deadline is April 13. n Dodgeball league runs Tuesdays from April 4-May 9. Registration deadline is March 27. WCER will also be hosting a Co-Rec Volleyball league, a Co-Rec Basketball league and a Men's Basketball league. For more information, call WCER at 231-8490.
Stoney Creek Golf Club in Renville has hired Sean Bolduc of Maple Grove as its head professional/manager. Bolduc, a Class A professional, comes to Stoney Creek from the Golf Academy of Minnesota, located in Oakdale.
ST. CLOUD -- Willmar fighters won one and lost two matches at the St. Cloud Golden Gloves' USA Amateur Boxing night on Saturday. Alex Solis (2-0) won a second-round TKO over Andrews Lund of St. Cloud at 185 pounds. Solis used powerful 1-2 combinations to drive Lund into the ropes, twice leading to an eight-count from the referee. Lund elected not to continue the fight after the second count. Santo Reyes, 12, at 100 pounds, lost to Tye Nelson on a decision. Reyes couldn't mount an offense against the longer-armed White Bear Lake boxer.
Boys Basketball Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa -- Darren Braegelman Eden Valley-Watkins -- Matt Theis, Jason Huschle Holdingford -- Andrew Bernstetter Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted -- Tim Zander Kimball -- Devin Rosenow Maple Lake -- Travis Nordling Pierz -- Scott Herold, Shane Weber, Peter Jansen Rockford -- Nick Haugen, Nathan Maher Player of the Year Andrew Bernstetter, Holdingford Coach of the Year Michael Tauber, Rockford Girls Basketball Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa -- April Hansen Eden Valley-Watkins -- Krista Opheim, Hannah Linz, Amber Junker Holdingford -- Kendra Zapzalka, Sam Bial
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UTICA, N.Y. -- A six-point lead evaporated in the last six seconds of regulation and the Ridgewater College Lady Warriors went on to lose in overtime to Madison (Wis.) Area Tech Saturday, 75-69. The victory earned the Wolfpack (32-2) the third-place trophy at the NJCAA Division III women's basketball tournament hosted by Mohawk Valley Community College. Top-seeded Monroe College (36-0) of the Bronx, N.Y., easily won the championship game, belting No. 3 Mohawk (33-1) 100-70.
The five finalists for Mr. Minnesota Basketball were named thispast weekend. They are: Isaiah Dalman of Braham, Cory Johnson of Duluth East, Cameron Rundles of DeLaSalle, Bryce Webster of St. Thomas Academy and Ryan Wittman of Eden Prairie. The winner will be announced April 9.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Ridgewater split a doubleheader with Anderson (Ind.) University on Saturday, finishing the 10-day trip with a 5-5 record. "I was hoping we'd do a little better," said Ridgewater coach Dwight Kotila. "But there were some very competitive, good teams there.