Prep Football Litchfield 35, Waconia 14 Redwood Valley 35, St. Peter 8 Red Rock Central 14, Buffalo Lake-Hector 0 Renville County West 22, Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin 8 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 23, Lac qui Parle Valley 21, OT Benson 21, Montevideo 13 New London-Spicer 44, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 25 Staples-Motley 20, Minnewaska 0 Kimball 20, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 0 Morris 39, Yellow Medicine East 27 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 33, Osakis 19 Paynesville 35, BOLD 21 MACCRAY 33, Dawson-Boyd 0 Willmar 31, St.
College Football JUNIOR COLLEGE Ridgewater at Rochester, 1:30 p.m. Prep Volleyball NON-CONFERENCE Willmar Invite (Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Benson, Breckenridge, Buffalo Lake-Hector, New London-Spicer, Parkers Prairie) 9 a.m. Litchfield Invite (Morris), 9 a.m. St. James Invite (Redwood Valley), 9 a.m. Cross Country NON-CONFERENCE Alexandria Lions Meet of Champions at Arrowwood Resort (Willmar, Alexandria, Bemidji, Belle Plaine, Benilde-St.
FERGUS FALLS -- Ashley Olson and Hilary Groothuis both smashed 13 kills Friday to help Ridgewater clinch at least a tie for the MCCC Southern Division title after the Lady Warriors upended Fergus Falls 30-22, 29-31, 30-25, 30-22. Ridgewater remained perfect in the division at 8-0 and improved its overall record to 23-3. The Lady Warriors have only a match at Anoka-Ramsey on Wednesday and a home match with Minnesota West on Oct.
LITCHFIELD -- A balanced rushing attack that fueled a patience offense allowed Litchfield to beat previously unbeaten Waconia 35-14 Friday and move into a three-way tie for first place in the Wright County Conference. Glencoe-Silver Lake also took advantage of Waconia's loss by drilling Delano 43-20, giving Litchfield, Waconia and GSL identical 4-1 records in the conference and 5-1 overall. Nic Johnson led the Dragons' ground game that gained 210 yards by piling up 81 yards on 12 carries, which included a 40-yard TD run in the fourth quarter that put Litchfield ahead 28-8. Dustin Celander s
MAYNARD -- MACCRAY scored three times on runs, once on a pass and once on an interception, all in the first half, en route to a 33-0 rout of Dawson-Boyd in a Little Sioux Conference game Friday night. Mitch Grussing ran for 105 yards and a touchdown for the Wolverines, who trail Adrian by one game in the standings. Justin Koenen scored on a 39-yard run in the first quarter and threw an 11-yard scoring strike to Brock Madsen in the second quarter.
NEW LONDON -- Mike Bonynge rushed for 164 yards on 17 carries and scored five touchdowns to lead New London-Spicer to a 44-25 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in West Central North Conference football action Friday. Bonynge rushed for four touchdowns, including a run of 65 yards in the first quarter, and caught a 53-yard touchdown pass from Austen Hadley, who passed for 130 yards. The Wildcats ran for 331 yards in 53 plays. NL-Spicer 44, LPGE 25 LPGE (0-5, 0-6) 12 0 0 13 -- 25 NL-Spicer (5-0, 5-1) 14 8 14 8 -- 44 NLS - Mike Bonynge 23 run (Skyler Wachter pass from Austen Hadley
SAUK RAPIDS -- Sauk Rapids rejected Willmar's upset bid Thursday night, winning 29-31, 25-23, 25-22 and 25-21 in Central Lakes Conference volleyball. The Storm improved to 8-1 in the CLC, while Willmar dropped to 4-5. Willmar was down 15-22 in the first game, but Laurie Buer served Willmar back to 21-22 to ignite the comeback. The Cardinals played tough the rest of the way, but just couldn't overcome Sauk Rapids' strong play at the net.
The Willmar Cardinals football team will look to win their second straight game at St. Cloud Tech tonight in a Central Lakes Conference battle. Willmar is 3-2 in the conference and overall. St. Cloud Tech is 3-1, 3-2.
Boys and girls can experience hockey free in full gear at the Civic Center by taking part in Greenhorn Hockey, sponsored by the Willmar Hockey Association. The two sessions offered are 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday. All equipment, plus skates if needed, is provided. Please arrive a half hour early to be fitted. Pre-registration is requested. For more information, call 320-796-6436.
The Ridgewater Lady Warriors face MSCTC-Fergus Falls tonight in a key MCCC Southern Division volleyball match. Ridgewater (7-0, 22-3) leads the division by one match over Fergus Falls (5-1, 16-9). A win would clinch at least a tie for the title.