ST. CLOUD -- David McKee ran for 175 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Northland routed Ridgewater 32-6 in junior college football Saturday at St. Cloud State. The loss spoiled the coaching debut of Rob Baumgarn. "It was disappointing because we were missing assignments and not playing like we should have been," said Baumgarn. "We didn't tackle well at all.
Eddie Massee, a pitcher/third baseman for Lac qui Parle Valley and Paynesville catcher/pitcher John Hemingson, both in Class AA; and Jared Johnson, a pitcher/third baseman from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; and Mitch Schwindt, a pitcher/-shortstop for Renville County West, both in Class A, were selected to Minnesota Baseball Coaches Association All-State teams. Massee batted .367 with 22 RBI, and was 8-1 with a 1.51 ERA. Hemingson went 9-1 with a 0.25 ERA and batted .500 with five home runs and 25 RBI. Johnson batted .333 with 15 RBI and 15 stolen bases, and was 3-1 with a 3.25 ERA. Schwind
Dwight Munneke of Willmar just wanted to enjoy his 50th birthday present Aug. 19. For the celebration, his brother took him to Dacotah Ridge Country Club near Morton. Munneke made the most of this gift, shooting a hole-in-one at the par-3, 112-yard No. 7 hole. He shot his first-ever ace with a nine-iron three days after his birthday. Not to be outdone, the group just behind Munneke's had someone duplicate the feat; a hole-in-one at No. 7, which has never happened at Dacotah Ridge.
The Litchfield Dragons will host a quadrangular tennis meet today, beginning at 9 a.m. Willmar, Eagan and Elk River will be the other teams participating in the meet.
WILLMAR -- A Willmar team that will lean on its youth made an impressive debut finishing just one and a half points behind first-place St.
MANKATO -- Sara Kallhoff took a header from Karis Rogers past the Mankato East defense and scored on a breakaway to lift the Willmar girls soccer team to a 1-0 overtime win Saturday. It's the Cardinals' first win of the season, coming after a 3-0 loss to Minnewaska earlier in the week. "We played well to the ball and we were aggressive.
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Cardinals couldn't hold a three-goal lead and settled for a 5-5 tie with Mankato East at Kennedy Field on Saturday afternoon. Josh Aslesen's penalty kick four minutes into the second half put Willmar up 5-2. But the momentum shifted to the Cougars as Willmar seemed to sit on the lead. Deploying its talented forwards, East fought back to tie the score on Adam Mohamed's second goal with four minutes left in regulation. Both teams had good chances in the second half of the 10-minutes of overtime.
DUPAGE, Ill. -- The Ridgewater Lady Warriors lost to the College of DuPage in pool play Saturday at the DuPage Invite and finished 1-2. DuPage won 30-26, 21-30, 15-13. Statistics will appear in Tuesday's paper.
Results Saturday New Prague Invite Team scores (1) Minnetonka 42 (2) New Prague 22.5 (3) Orono 22.5 (4) United South Central 21.5 (5) New London-Spicer 14.5 (6) Roseau 14 (7) Glencoe-Silver Lake 9 (8) Faribault 1 How New London-Spicer fared (Name, won-lost) SINGLES - (1) Megan Seipel 1-2 (2) Angie Wiegmann 1-2, 4th place (3) Courtney Edwards 2-1, 3rd place (4) Kelly Cappelen 1-2 DOUBLES - (1) Jennesa Johnson-Elizabeth Kampstra 1-2, 4th place (2) Wendy Toops-Lauren Rustad 1-2, 4th place (3) Renae Henjum-Becca Emery 1-2, 4th place Montevideo Invite Team scores Pipestone 4, MACCRAY 3
Volleyball NON-CONFERENCE Sleepy Eye vs.