SPICER -- The annual Open House will be Saturday at Sibley State park in conjunction with Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge Farm just across the road on U.S. Highway 71. No vehicle permit is required during the open house. There will be two programs at the Interpretive Center. Mike Geister will discuss and demonstrate cedar strip canoe building at 10 a.m. He will also have a 17½-foot White Guide canoe on display. Rick Norsten, owner of Rick's Cycling and Sports Center in Willmar, will speak at 1 p.m. on bikes and accessories.
SPICER -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has recently received an option to purchase a 700-foot wide parcel of lake frontage on Kasota Lake in southern Kandiyohi County. This 5.6-acre parcel is adjacent to Kandiyohi County Road 134 and adjoins a 114-foot wide tax forfeit parcel of lake frontage on Kasota Lake. According to Gregg Soupir, DNR Trails and Waterways supervisor at Spicer, the purpose of the proposed acquisition is to provide a public recreation area as well as preserve and manage 800 feet of shoreline as a public water access and aquatic management area. If acquire
The Willmar cross country teams are at Sioux Falls, S.D., at 9:30 a.m. today for The Augustana Meet of Champions. The multi-state field brings in top teams from the Midwest and Great Plains.
The Blue Line Club fundraising dinner and auction and the Willmar Hockey Association registration will be held Monday night at the Civic Center. Registration is from 5-7:30 p.m., the dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and the auction at 6:30 p.m. The 1947 state tournament team will also be honored.
OLIVIA -- BOLD sophomore Mitch Neubauer ran for 274 yards and three touchdowns as the Warriors upended Morris Area 50-28 in a West Central South Conference win. Neubauer scored on runs of 28, 17 and 53 yards. Brent Zuhlsorf also scored three times on short runs. Sophomore linebacker Josh Vosika was in on 16 stops. Taylor Witt compled 29-of-49 passes for 309 yards for Morris, with Craig Knochenmus snagging 13 catches for 186 yards and two scores.
Prep Football Dawson-Boyd 14, Canby 6 Glencoe-Silver Lake 35, Litchfield 18 Ottertail Central 23, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 18 Yellow Medicine East 28, Paynesville 0 Albany 27, Minnewaska 0 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 20, Montevideo 14 MACCRAY 15, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 14 New Ulm Cathedral 18, Buffalo Lake-Hector 7 Red Rock Central 45, Renville County West 12 Benson 28, Lac qui Parle Valley 14 BOLD 50, Morris 28 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 28, Rockford 0 Willmar 20, Little Falls 7 Prep Volleyball Apple Valley Tournament Round One Bloomington Kennedy def.
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Late results Thursday BBE Invite BOYS RESULTS Team scoring (1) Montevideo 85 (2) Albany 90 (3) Sauk Centre 94 (4) Redwood Valley 97 (5) Renville County West 119 (6) Paynesville 133 (7) Litchfield 146 (8) Benson 204 (9) Royalton 217 (10) New London-Spicer 231 (11) St.
LITCHFIELD -- Behind a sweep in doubles, Litchfield upended St. Cloud Tech 5-2 Friday in a non-conference girls tennis match. Anna Haugo-Sara Binsfeld (No. 1), Ashley Krug-Carmen Sook (No. 2) and Kim Farmer-Lizzie Johnson (No. 3) all won their doubles matches in straight sets while Jill Stiegen (No. 3) and Lauren Mergen (No. 4) won their singles matches for Litchfield (3-4). Litchfield 5, SC Tech 2 Singles (1) Parul Kapor, SCT, def. Kasey Willson 6-0, 6-0 (2) Payal Kapor, SCT, def. Brenna Johnson 6-2, 6-2 (3) Jill Stiegen, Lit, def. Steph Dieves 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 (4) Lauren Mergen, Lit, def.
DAWSON -- Colin Bergeson caught two touchdown passes from Josh Aakre in the second quarter to give Dawson-Boyd (1-1, 1-1) a 14-6 halftime lead, which would hold up as the final score in the Little Sioux Conference showdown Friday night. Bergeson caught a six-yard TD pass to give the Blackjacks an 8-6 lead, then pulled down a 40-yard scoring play. The Blackjacks' defense held Canby to 61 yards of offense, while Aakre passed for 265 yards on 22-of-38 attempts to lead the Dawson-Boyd offense.