WILLMAR -- Andres Prada scored at the 49-minute mark of the second half, giving Willmar a 1-0 Central Lakes Conference win over St. Cloud Apollo on Thursday. Ethan Vogel stopped 13 shots in the Willmar net for the shutout. Prada took a feed from Josh Aslesen 18 yards out and beat Apollo goalkeeper Bentsen Brezika to the upper right of the net. "We played a solid defensive match," said Willmar coach Richard Courtney. "But we didn't get as many scoring chances as we would like." St. Cloud Apollo outshot Willmar 22-16. Willmar improved to 1-1 in the CLC and 1-2-1 overall. Willmar and St.
Prep Football CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at St. Cloud Apollo, 7 p.m. St. Cloud Tech at Brainerd, 7 p.m. Fergus Falls at Sauk Rapids, 7 p.m. Sartell at Little Falls, 7 p.m. (Non-conference) Moorhead at Rocori, 7 p.m. Alexandria at Bemidji, 7 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at New London-Spicer, 7 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Ogilvie, 7 p.m. Sauk Centre at Benson, 7 p.m. Eagle Valley at Hancock, 7:30 p.m. Minnewaska at Morris, 7 p.m. Montevideo at St.
Prep Football Parkers Prairie 13, KMS 12 Litchfield 28, Staples-Motley 14 MV Lutheran 34, BOLD 14 Ortonville 20, Dawson-Boyd 14 Minneota 32, MACCRAY 15 Prep Volleyball Willmar def. Fergus Falls 26-24, 25-23, 25-19 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City def. Lac qui Parle Valley 25-18, 13-25, 25-15, 15-25, 15-13 Montevideo def. Morris 25-19, 25-15, 25-23 St. Cloud Cathedral def. Paynesville 25-8, 25-18, 25-12 Sauk Centre def. Minnewaksa 25-12, 25-10, 25-7 Central Minnesota Christian def. Yellow Medicine East 25-20, 25-20, 25-9 Litchfield def. St.
Prep Volleyball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at Fergus Falls, 7 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Lac qui Parle Valley vs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City, 7:30 p.m. Montevideo at Morris, 7:30 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Minnewaska at Sauk Centre, 7:30 p.m. New London-Spicer at Melrose, 7:30 p.m. Paynesville at St. Cloud Cathedal, 7:30 p.m. NON-CONFERENCE Renville County West at Buffalo Lake-Hector, 7:15 p.m. Yellow Medicine East vs. Central Minnesota Christian at Prinsburg, 7:30 p.m. Litchfield at St.
Non-Conference Melrose 7, BBE 0 Singles (1) Sara Klein, Mel, def. Allison Stalboerger 6-0, 6-1 (2) Krista Mueller, Mel, def. Bonita Mages 6-0, 6-1 (3) Amy Mueller, Mel, def. Cassie Klaphake 6-0, 6-0 (4) Briana Meyer, Mel, def. Laura Johnson 6-1, 6-0 Doubles (1) Katlyn Kemper-Micki Kociemba, Mel, def. Kristen Zenner-Caitlin Hinnenkamp 6-2, 6-1 (2) Stacy Engermeyer-Ali Kociemba, Mel, def. Emily Jessup-Kayla Anderson 6-1, 6-1 (3) Jessica Mayers-Becky Blenker, Mel, def. Tian Braegelman-Lauren Anderson 6-2, 6-4
Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd will host an eight-team boys and girls cross-country meet today at the Appleton Golf Course. Teams competing besides the host school will be Benson/KMS, Lakeview, Morris, Ortonville, Renville County West, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton and Yellow Medicine East. The meet is slated to begin at 5 p.m.
The Willmar Cardinals volleyball team travels to Fergus Falls today for their Central Lakes Conference opener. The Cardinals lost their season opener to Pierz on Saturday in Willmar. This is the season opener for Fergus Falls. The match is schedule to start at 7 p.m.
The Willmar boys and girls soccer teams will each take on St. Cloud Apollo today in Central Lakes Conference matches. The boys host Apollo at 5 p.m. at Kennedy Elementary School, while the girls are on the road for a 7 p.m. match in St. Cloud.
ST. CLOUD -- The Willmar boys cross-country team started defense of their 2005 Class AA championship with a convincing performance at the St. Cloud Apollo Invitational on Tuesday. Willmar runners took the top four spots, finishing in a virtual dead heat on the 5,000-meter course at Greystone Trails. Willmar's Mustufa Yusuf was awarded first place and Kaafi Adeys second, both at 16:42. Abdi Awale and Mohamed Bedel came in at 16:43; Awale awarded third place. The fifth-place runner, Kyle Schmit of Hutchinson, reached the finish line in 17:08.
WILLMAR -- St. Cloud Tech commanded the ball all 80 minutes of action to crush the Willmar Cardinals 8-0 in girls soccer Tuesday. The Tigers used their superior foot skills to outshoot their hosts 22-4 in the Central Lakes Conference opener for both. Rookie goalie Chelsey Wierschem made 14 stops. Tech hounded the ball so completely that each of its eight goals was assisted. "They were fast and strong, and incredibly good passers" said Willmar senior Bethany Buer. "They'd pass to the corner, and then center it and we didn't mark up very good.