SPICER - With its top four golfers all placing in the top 10 individually, a young Minnewaska Area squad won the New London-Spicer Invite by 18 shots Friday. Freshman Emily Roering paced the Lakers with a medalist round of 79 as eighth-graders Courtney Boe (84) and Sarah Roering (86) tied for second and sixth, respectively, and junior Lisa Blair (89) tied for ninth. Behind Minnewaska and Albany, Benson/KMS tied for third, New London-Spicer came in seventh, Willmar ninth, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 10th, Paynesville 13th, and Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 16th. Willmar's top score came from Kelly M
LITTLE FALLS - The Willmar Cardinals used 10 hits and eight Little Falls errors to ground the Flyers 12-5 on Friday in Central Lakes Conference baseball. Kyle Birkland rammed a two-run double to left in the Cardinals' five-run third for an 8-0 lead. Kyle Townswick doubled and hit a solo home run off Ben Hanowski, the third Flyers' hurler, in the seventh. It was the second win in two days for Willmar, which is now 3-2 in the Central Lakes Conference and .500 overall (3-3). The Cardinals leapfrogged idle Alexandria and St. Cloud Apollo into a tie for third place with St.
Events/competitions Willmar Sportsmen's Club -- The annual fish fry for the Willmar Sportsmen's Club will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 24 at the American Legion in Willmar. All proceeds will be used to send youth to the Long Lake Conservation Camp, lease walleye rearing ponds and other local ponds and other local conservation projects. A donation of $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under is requested.
Word is spreading; a few little grays are found. A few days later, there are rumors of big yellow ones being found. Mushroom season is officially open. Morel mushrooms grow in the Midwest for a few short weeks. They are found mostly on hillsides and creek banks in heavy timber, but can be and are found in open pasture, lawns and just about everywhere, except where I am looking.
Non-Conference Ortonville 10, Dawson-Boyd 5 Ortonville starter Chris Fellows held the Blackjacks hitless for four innings before departing with an 8-1 lead. Jordan Dahl and Matt Wold both doubled off the Trojans' reliever and the Blackjacks plated four runs in the sixth inning. Jim Bothun went 2-for-2 for the Blackjacks (0-5). Derek Gritmacker took the loss. Ortonville 103 411 0 - 10 12 1 Dawson-Boyd (0-5) 001 004 0 - 5 5 3 HITTING - Ortonville: Chris Fellows 2-for-5, 2b; Aaron Adelman 2-for-4, 2b; Eric Croatt 2-for-3 ....
Lakeview Dual At Cottonwood Chris Kollen claimed medalist honors with a 42 to help Yellow Medicine East beat Lakeview by 10 shots. Team scoring (1) Yellow Medicine East 176 (2) Lakeview 186 Individual MEDALIST - Chris Kollen, YME, 42 Area results YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - Chris Kollen 42, Dylan Hempel 44, Mike Midthun 44, Tyler Jensbold 46, Chris Stevens 46 Dawson-Boyd Tri At Dawson MACCRAY's Barry Roth-well and Ben Perry shared medalist honors with 37s and the Wolverines won the triangular by four shots. Jake Baldwin shot a 40 for runner-up Dawson-Boyd. Team scoring (
Late results Thursday MACCRAY Invite CLARA CITY -- The Montevideo boys team won seven events, including two relays, to outdistance the field with 131 points. Yellow Medicine East was second with 78 points. Zach Bothun of Montevideo won two events, taking first in the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 11 inches, and won the high jump, clearing 5-10. Eric Ellingworth of Redwood Valley won the 100-meter dash in 11.61 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 43.25.
Parent meetings are scheduled for Willmar players in grades 3-9 in Room 145 of the junior high: Grades 3-4, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Grades 5-6, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Grade 7, 6:30 p.m. Thursday Grades 8-9, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. All coaches for 7-9 grade leagues are to meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Coaches from area teams interested in playing in the West Central Baseball Summer League should attend. If unable to attend, call Rob at (320) 231-8492, ext. 7206.
Saturday Prep Baseball NON-CONFERENCE Morris Invite: MACCRAY vs. Pelican Rapids, 10 am.; Morris vs. Sauk Centre, 10 a.m.; Pelican Rapids vs. Sauk Centre, 12:30 p.m.; MACCRAY vs. Morris, 12:30 p.m. Marshall Invite: Marshall vs. Lac qui Parle Valley, 10 a.m.; West Fargo vs. Marshall, noon; losers, 2 p.m.; winners, 4 p.m. BOLD vs. Central Minnesota Christian at Prinsburg, 12:45 p.m. SOUTHWEST Redwood Valley at Jackson County Central (2), 10 a.m. Prep Softball NON-CONFERENCE Lac qui Parle Valley Invite: Lac qui Parle Valley vs. MACCRAY, 9:30 a.m.; Montevideo vs.
Marilyn Lovander shot a three-under 69 Friday to make the cut at the Florida's Natural Charity Championship in Stockbridge, Ga. The Willmar native, in her third LPGA event of the season, is two-under for the tournament and 10 shots behind leader Sung Ah Yim.