Prep Volleyball CAMDEN NORTH Central Minnesota Christian at Dawson-Boyd, 7:30 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Eden Valley-Watkins, 7:30 p.m. Renville County West vs. BOLD at Olivia, 7:30 p.m. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at Ortonville, 7:30 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Foley, 7:30 p.m. Prep Tennis NON-CONFERENCE Benson at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, 4:30 p.m. SECTION 3A MACCRAY at Montevideo, 4 p.m. Luverne at Pipestone, 4 p.m.
ST. PAUL -- Migratory bird hunters prepare for the season by planning their hunt, cleaning their guns, checking their gear and buying their license. They also prepare by "getting HIP." Anyone who hunts migratory birds -- not just ducks and geese, but mourning doves, woodcock or other migratory birds -- must be HIP certified. HIP stands for Harvest Information Program, through which hunters provide information that helps biologists manage North America's migratory game birds. HIP certification provides contact information so the U.S.
When a person's three-year-old grandson says, "Let's go fishing," what is a person to do? Naturally, you take the kid fishing. Sunday afternoon, the wind was blowing up waves on the lake. I upgraded this year to a bigger aluminum flat-bottomed boat from my little plastic bass-getting bathtub. The little boat was great for one or two adults, but if a person wanted to add a dog or a grandson they were asking for trouble. Kids and dogs do not understand the basics of inertia or kinetic energy.
Events/competitions Seed donations -- If individuals are raking up acorns, walnuts, ash or other seed this fall in their yards, please consider donating it to the Willmar Forestry Office rather than throwing it away. The seed will be used for forestry plantings on private land. The forestry office is located at 4566 State Highway 71 Suite #1, Willmar, MN 56201. The office will be accepting donations through the beginning of October. There is a trailer located on the south end of the office for storage.
MORRIS -- Morris lit up the scoreboard for 38 second-half points and beat Paynesville 45-40 in West Central South football Friday. The Tigers fell into a 26-7 hole at halftime against a suddenly productive Paynesville ground game. The Bulldogs scored two touchdowns in the last two minutes of the first half to take a 26-7 lead.
GROVE CITY -- With the help of four turnovers, BOLD stunned previously unbeaten Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 20-12 Friday to move into a second-place tie in the West Central South Conference. BOLD (3-1, 3-2) turned two first-half fumble recoveries into 14 points and went into halftime with a 14-0 lead. ACGC (3-1, 4-1) had outscored its previous four opponents 51-26 in the first half. Mitch Neubauer scored on a four-yard run midway through the first quarter after Brian Hagen returned a fumble 30 yards to the ACGC 4.
NEW LONDON -- New London-Spicer survived a battle of balanced offenses with a third-quarter touchdown to beat Sauk Centre 13-6 in West Central North Conference football Friday. The Wildcats (4-0, 4-1) stayed in the conference lead, while the Mainstreeters (2-2, 3-2) fall two games back. NLS opened the scoring in the second quarter when Mike Bonynge scored from five yards out and Blake Williamson booted the extra point. Sauk Centre cut the deficit to 7-6 on a 25-yard scoring pass from Jake Berling to Zach Weller in the second quarter. The Wildcats capped the scoring on Auste
DAWSON -- Josh Aakre threw four touchdown passes -- two each to Cameron Jurgenson and Joe Anderson -- and Matt Anderson rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown to help Dawson-Boyd stun Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 32-8 in the Little Sioux Friday. Jurgenson hauled in the first two scores, covering 27 and 4 yards, before Aakre threw a 41-yard scoring strike and a 70-yard TD to Anderson as the Blackjacks owned a 26-0 lead at halftime. Dawson-Boyd 32, TMB 8 TMB (3-2, 3-2).....................0 0 0 8 -- 8 Dawson-Boyd (2-3, 2-3) ...14 12 6 0 -- 32 DB - Cameron Jurgenson 27 pass from Josh Aakre (point-a
Kris (VanEps) Sorenson, a former All-Area volleyball player from Renville, has been inducted into the Bethany Lutheran College Athletic Hall of Fame in Mankato. Sorenson, a 1988 graduate of Renville-Sacred Heart, earned All-Minnesota Community College Conference, All-State, All-Region 13 and NJCAA All-American honors while playing volleyball. At the time she completed her two-year career at Bethany Lutheran (it has since become a four-year institution), Sorenson was the NJCAA national leader for career kills with 1,001 and career aces with 165, while serving over 90 percent.
DELANO -- Litchfield bolted to a 30-14 lead, then held off Delano in the second half for a 30-26 win in Wright County Conference football Friday night. The Dragons' defense and special teams made up for the lack of offense early on. Jordan Lecher helped Litchfield answer a early Delano touchdown with a 90-yard kickoff return. A twopoint conversion made the score 8-6. Then Jared Flemming picked off a Delano pass and ran 22 yards for a 14-8 Litchfield lead. Nic Johnson and Kent Johnson each scored rushing touchdowns in the second quarter.