Events/competitions Crow River Clean Up Day -- Saturday, Sept. 16, 8 a.m.-noon. The Crow River Organization of Water is holding the third annual watershed-wide clean up day. Family and friends will have the opportunity to help clean up the Crow River and its tributaries. The clean up will run in various communities throughout the Crow River Watershed. Over the past two year, the project has removed more than 15 tons of garbage from the river.
Being the entrepreneurial type, I am always looking for a new business opportunity. One day while reading about hunting dogs, the idea dawned on me: I have a great hunting dog, and she could raise a whole litter of little money makers. When starting a new business, a business plan should be made and the entire enterprise should be thought out thoroughly. With something this obvious, how hard could it be? I have a good dog. All I needed was to find a good male, and people would be standing in line to buy the puppies. There were a couple of things in my plan I did not consider.
The Ridgewater Warriors will be looking for their first win when they travel to play the Hibbing Cardinals at 2:30 p.m. today. Ridgewater lost its opener to Northland, 32-6, last Saturday in St. Cloud. Hibbing lost to Central Lakes 26-24 in its opener last weekend, also in St. Cloud.
Lac qui Parle Valley hosts Oak Grove Lutheran of Fargo (N.D.) at 2 p.m. today in a non-conference game at the high school field.
MORRIS -- Cass Kreitlow scored two touchdowns, including the eventual game-winner in the third quarter, to lead Minnewaska to a 20-12 victory over Morris, spoiling the Tigers' opening game in their new Big Cat Stadium. Kreitlow scored on a three-yard run in the second quarter for a 12-0 Lakers lead, then broke a 12-12 tie with a six-yard run. He finished with 68 yards rushing on 17 carries. Ira Ammand completed 8-of-12 passes for 117 yards to six receivers.
College Football JUNIOR COLLEGE Ridgewater at Hibbing, 1:30 p.m. College Volleyball JUNIOR COLLEGE Ridgewater Invite (Anoka-Ramsey, Bethel JV, Bismarck (N.D.), Des Moines Area, Ellsworth (Iowa), Fergus Falls, Hibbing, Minnesota West, Vermilion, Western Wisconsin Tech), 9 a.m. Prep Football NON-CONFERENCE Oak Grove Lutheran (Fargo) at Lac qui Parle Valley, 2 p.m.
Prep Football Willmar 30, St. Cloud Apollo 26 Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 19, Yellow Medicine East 0 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 17, New London-Spicer 16 Sauk Centre 25, Benson 16 St. Cloud Cathedral 28, Montevideo 8 Minnewaska 20, Morris 12 New Ulm Cathedral 42, Renville County West 0 Fairmont 28, Redwood Valley 0 Wabasso 30, Buffalo Lake-Hector 20 Eagle Valley 46, Hancock 14 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 36, Ogilvie 20 College Volleyball Ridgewater Invite Ridgewater def. Mesabi Range 30-25, 30-22 Riverland def. Vermilion 30-7, 30-21 Ridgewater def.
Late results Thursday Spooner, Wis. Invite Fueled by Linda Keller's first-place finish, the Paynesville girls won the 12-team field invite. The Bulldogs also had Kacy Nehowig (fifth), Tanis Beireis (ninth) and Briana Jaeger (10th) finish in the top 10. Dugan Flanders finished 11th to pace the Paynesville boys team, which finished fifth among 10 teams. BOYS Team scoring (1) Hayward 28 (2) Frederic 49 (3) Colfax 100 (4) Webster 106 (5) Paynesville 125 (6) Flambeau 177 (7) Cameron 195 (8) Boyceville 218 (9) Ladysmith 220 (10) St.
WILLMAR -- The KRA Speedway wrapped up the points championship on Thursday in the last night of regular racing. Feature winners were Danica Bleess, Hobby Stock; Matt Halls, Mod 4; Cory Crapser, Street Stock; Shane Sabraski, Midwest Mods; Dan Gullikson, Super Stock and Jason Thoennes, Modified. Points champions for the 2006 season are Tim Kallevig, Pennock, Hobby Stock; Halls, Big Lake, Mod 4; Cory Rosen, Milaca, Street Stock; Danny Bayer, Elrosa, Midwest Mods; Dave Mass, Isanti, Super Stock and Thoennes, Alexandria, Modified. The KRA has three more events in September: Special Race Night ne
WILLMAR -- First-year Ridgewater coach Joe Sussenguth saw a lot of improvement from his team Friday and the results accumulated to four wins for the Lady Warriors at their two-day round-robin invitational. Ridgewater (5-2) opened the day with a 30-25, 30-22 win over Mesabi Range before drubbing Bismarck 30-19, 30-12. The Lady Warriors then closed with a 30-15, 30-27 win over Ellsworth, Iowa, and a 30-23, 30-20 win over Des Moines Area Community College. "The kids are starting to see the potential they have," said Sussenguth, who is getting married today. "They played great today.