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.
BELGRADE -- Austin Kampsen scored twice and Michael Zenzen ran for 111 yards at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa blanked Rockford 27-0 in a Central Minnesota Conference game Friday night. The Jaguars improved to 2-0 for the first time since the 1997 season when they finished 7-4. Steven Gruber scored BBE's first touchdown, hauling in a 21-yard scoring strike from Josh Roelike in the first quarter. Kampsen then scored on runs of nine and three yards in the third quarter.
BROOTEN -- This time the Paynesville girls and the Montevideo boys were second to none. Both teams won championships at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguar Invitational on Thursday after each placed runner-up a year ago. Sophomore Linda Keller led the Bulldogs with a convincing run. She took the lead 800 meters in and finished in 15:20, 49 seconds up on second-place Maren Greenwaldt of Minnewaska.
The Ridgewater College men's soccer team makes their debut today at 4 p.m. against Pillsbury College on Hodapp Field at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar. Ridgewater added men's soccer as a club sport this fall and is hoping that a successful first season will lead to the development of an NJCAA Division I program next season.
Baker Field at Bill Taunton Stadium got a face lift this week when Willmar Department of Public Works skinned, elevated and resoded the infield. Drainage pipes were also installed down the baselines and three feeder pipes run to the infield. The tile will empty into the holding pond south of the stadium, which opened in 2005. Baker Field was built in 1978.
The Valley Golf Club in Willmar is holding its season championships this weekend. The two-day Men's Senior Championship concludes today while the Women's Club title will be decided Saturday morning. The men's championship plays 18 holes Saturday afternoon and 27 on Sunday.
BIRD ISLAND -- BOLD knocked Montevideo out of the unbeaten ranks with a 25-18, 25-20, 31-29 win over Montevideo in West Central South volleyball action Thursday. BOLD (2-1, 3-1) matched the taller Thunder Hawks (2-1, 3-1) at the net with both teams recording 11 ace blocks each. Leah Miller led the Warriors with five ace blocks and 14 kills.
RENVILLE -- MACCRAY notched its fourth straight win without a loss, holding off Renville County West 25-19, 17-25, 25-23, 25-21 in a close Camden North Conference match on Thursday. Kari Caspers notched 10 kills and five ace blocks for the Wolverines. Danielle Goeman also had 10 kills, Ashley Beseman eight kills and Brandy Woodring seven ace serves. Danielle Loomis amassed 31 assists and 14 digs and Destiny VanDeRiet had 18 digs. For RCW (0-1, 2-1), Megan Groen uncorked 17 kills and thee ace serves, Alyssa Link 11 kills and Megan Erickson seven kills and five ace serves.
Prep Volleyball Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa def. Rockford, 25-16, 25-18, 25-11 Melrose def. Minnewaska, 25-17, 25-22, 23-25, 25-21 Sauk Centre def. New London-Spicer, 25-9, 25-6, 25-19 Tracy-Milroy-Balaton def. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 27-25, 25-16, 25-23 Buffalo Lake-Hector def. New Ulm Cathedral, 25-14, 25-23, 25-18 BOLD def. Montevideo 25-18, 25-20, 31-29 MACCRAY def. Renville County West 25-19, 17-25, 25-23, 25-21 Dawson-Boyd def. Canby 26-24, 19-25, 25-15, 25-21 Benson def. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 25-18, 25-18, 25-22 Waconia def.
Prep Football CENTRAL LAKES Little Falls at Willmar, 7 p.m. Rocori at Alexandria Sartell at St. Cloud Tech St. Cloud Apollo at Sauk Rapids (Non-conference) Bemidji at Fergus Falls Brainerd at Moorhead WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Morris vs. BOLD at Olivia, 7 p.m. Yellow Medicine East at Paynesville, 7 p.m. Lac qui Parle Valley at Benson, 7 p.m. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Montevideo, 7 p.m.