Kenzie Novak scored 1:30 after St. Cloud Tech went up 2-0 in the second period on a goal assisted by Maria Omann. The Tigers (2-0, 3-0) then netted three unanswered goals to take a 5-1 lead. Novak and Allie Stalboerger both scored in the third period for River Lakes (0-1-1, 1-3-1). River Lakes (0-1-1, 1-3-1)...0 1 2 -- 3 St. Cloud Tech (2-0, 3-0).....1 4 0 -- 5 FIRST PERIOD - SCT: Katelyn Dold (Leslie Engdahl) 9:17 SECOND PERIOD - SCT: Engdahl (unassisted) 2:30 ... RL: Kenzie Novak (Maria Omann) 4:00 ... SCT: Jaci Lang (Dold) 4:35 ...
Former All-Area basketball player JoLynn Thielke of Hancock scored 19 points Tuesday night to lead Bethel (2-0) to a 73-67 victory over the University of Minnesota-Morris in St. Paul. Thielke, a junior guard, made four of six shots from three-point range. She also had a team-high eight rebounds. She had eight points and nine rebounds in the season opener.
The Kandiyohi County Family YMCA is hosting 3-on-3 youth boys and girls basketball tournaments during the holiday break. The eighth-grade tournament will be on Dec. 26, the seventh-grade tournament is set for Dec. 27 and the sixth-grade tournament is scheduled for Dec. 28. The deadline for registering is Dec. 21. Entry fee is $48. For an entry form or more details, call Jeff or Tom at (320) 222-9622.
St. Cloud State 6-foot freshman post Jackie Carlson, a 2005 graduate of Litchfield High School, pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds -- six offensive -- and notched seven steals in the Huskies' 118-25 rout of North Central University Tuesday in St. Cloud. With the Huskies (3-0) owning a 60-6 lead at halftime, Carlson saw extensive action off the bench. Carlson also had eight points, four assists and three blocks in 25 minutes. Carlson is averaging 7.3 rebounds, 7.0 points and 20.3 minutes a game this season.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Willmar Cardinal girls made their biggest medal haul ever at state swimming Wednesday. Led by senior Dana Guetter, who claimed silver medals in both the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle, the Cardinals placed sixth in the Class A field. Alissa Tinklenberg took third for the second year in a row in the 200 freestyle and sixth in the 500 freestyle. Four school records were set at the meet. "We knew we had it in us, but we had to do it (at state) and the girls really came through," said head coach Carl Shuldes. The 200 medley relay team came in fourth in a school-record 1
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Chris Paul scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half to rally the New Orleans Hornets from a 12-point halftime deficit for an 84-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Paul hit a 3-pointer from the left wing with 2:09 left to give the Hornets a 77-74 lead. Anthony Carter missed a 3-pointer for Minnesota, and Paul found P.J.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Ethan Moreau scored with 50 seconds remaining and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 Wednesday night, spoiling Marian Gaborik's return to the lineup. Raffi Torres and Jarett Stoll each had a goal and an assist for the Oilers, who have won four of five. Mike Morrison stopped 22 shots to improve to 3-0-0. Gaborik had a goal and an assist, and Pascal Dupuis scored his first two goals of the season and added an assist for the Wild, who have lost four of five.
WILLMAR -- Willmar outhustled the St. Cloud Icebreakers in the first period of their Central Lakes Conference game Tuesday, but couldn't cash in, then fell off in the final two periods, leading to a 2-0 loss Tuesday. "We played a great first period, we simply ran out of gas the rest of the way," said Willmar coach Ross Dahl, who's team recorded 14 shots on goal in the first 17 minutes. The Cardinals (0-2, 0-3) had plenty of opportunities, keeping the puck in the Icebreakers' zone, but had a hard time getting the right bounce past St.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Willmar's state swimming contingent qualified in all events for the finals at the Class A preliminaries Tuesday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Senior Dana Guetter finished second in both of her individual events, the 50- and 100-yard freestyle.