Prep Football State Tournaments Class AAA Quarterfinals Glencoe-Silver Lake (10-1) at Delano (5-6), 7 p.m. Litchfield (10-1) at Thief River Falls (10-1), 7 p.m. Rochester Lourdes (9-2) at Blue Earth Area (9-2), 7 p.m. Becker (10-1) at Proctor (11-0) at Public School Stadium, Duluth, 7 p.m. Class AA Quarterfinals Triton (10-0) at St. Croix Lutheran (11-0), 7 p.m. MACCRAY (10-1) at Hawley (9-2), 7 p.m. Winona Cotter (10-1) at Luverne (8-3), 7 p.m. Eden Valley-Watkins (10-1) vs.
Prep Volleyball State Tournaments Class AA Quarterfinals Jordan def. St. Cloud Cathedral 25-20, 25-21, 23-25, 22-25, 15-0 Pipestone Area def. Montevideo 25-11, 25-11, 18-25, 25-18 LeSueur-Henderson def. Virginia 25-13, 25-18, 25-12 Stewartville def. Lake of the Woods 25-16, 25-27, 25-23, 25-18 Class A Quarterfinals Central Minnesota Christian def. Bertha-Hewitt 25-20, 25-20, 21-25, 25-21 Minneota def. Meadow Creek Christian 25-9, 25-19, 25-15 Bethlehem Academy def. Wheaton 25-22, 25-19, 25-20 Climax/Fisher def. Littlefork-Big Falls 25-14, 30-28, 25-18
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Prep Volleyball State Tournament Class AA 1. St. Cloud Cathedral (30-1) vs. Jordan (30-1), 5 p.m. 2. Pipestone Area (21-8) vs. Montevideo (26-2), 5 p.m. 3. Virginia (18-11) vs. LeSueur-Henderson (23-8), 7 p.m. 4. Stewartville (27-3) vs. Lake of the Woods (21-4), 7 p.m. Class A 1. Central Minnesota Christian (21-9) vs. Bertha-Hewitt (30-1), 1 p.m. 2. Meadow Creek Christian (19-9-1) vs. Minneota (27-0), 1 p.m. 3. Wheaton (24-4) vs. Bethlehem Academy (22-8), 3 p.m. 4. Climax/Fisher (25-5) vs. Littlefork-Big Falls (23-2-3), 3 p.m.
The Ridgewater College wrestling team opens the season 9 a.m. Saturday at the North Dakota State University Bison Open in Fargo. Ridgewater coach Jesse Nelson, starting his fifth season, will take 15 wrestlers to the event, which will include major colleges such as Minnesota and Stanford. The Warriors are at the Augsburg Open Nov. 18 before their home opener Nov. 22 against Itasca College.
The Willmar Cardinals girls hockey team will host a four-team scrimmage starting with Faribault at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Civic Center. The Cardinals will play Mankato West at 9:10 and Hutchinson at 10:40. The first-year Willmar JV team will hold a four-team scrimmage at the Blue Line Center starting at 7:45 a.m. Willmar opens on Tuesday at Benson.
MANHASSET, N.Y. -- John Carlson, a redshirt junior, from Litchfield, is among several tight ends in the nation being considered for the John Mackey Award, given annually to the best collegiate tight end. Carlson, a 6-6, 250-pound tight end for Notre Dame, has 45 re-ceptions this season for 620 yards and three touchdowns this season for the 8th-ranked Fighting Irish (8-1), who have three regular-season games re-maining. Minnesota Gophers senior tight end Matt Spaeth is among 30 tight ends on the "Watch List" that is put out by the Nassau County Sports Commission.
Danielle and Alyssa Dahl, both of Willmar, could meet another area sister tandem in the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional this weekend. The Dahls, who play on the Concordia volleyball, lead the Cobbers into the regional tournament Thursday at Eau Claire, Wis. Waiting for a possible meeting are Carly and Abby Freiborg of Sacred Heart, who play for Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Audrey Volstad, a senior setter at St. Olaf, was named to the all-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball team Monday. Volstad, who played for Yellow Medicine East, played in all 104 games for the Oles and led the team in assists with 11.05 per game. She was sixth in the conference with 11.25 assists-per-game.
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