PHOTOS: A closer look at the state girls basketball tournament
Highlights from the state runs of the BOLD Warriors, BBE Jaguars and NLS Wildcats
MINNEAPOLIS — Three area teams made their way to the state girls basketball tournament. Each earned trophies and medals.
The BOLD Warriors took second in the state Class A bracket at Williams Arena, falling to Mountain Iron-Buhl 52-21 in the final Saturday.
The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars placed third in Class A, beating Hayfield 65-54 on Saturday at the Gangelhoff Center on the Concordia University campus in St. Paul.
And, New London-Spicer won the consolation championship in Class AA, beating Perham 65-38 on Friday at the Gangelhoff Center.
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Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg advances on in the Section 6A playoffs with 19-2 victory over Trojans.
New London-Spicer girls, Litchfield boys earn first place finishes
Section 5A golf at Eagle Creek Golf Club on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, in Willmar.
The gallery includes photos of the Benson Braves, KMS Fighting Saints and MACCRAY Wolverines softball teams
The Renville County West/BOLD softball team earns a pair of wins against Lac qui Parle Valley at Madison
The Paynesville softball team earns a Central Minnesota Conference victory with 5-3 win against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
The Litchfield amateur baseball team earns 3-2 victory in extra innings, improves to 3-0
Willmar earns its first Central Lakes Conference win under head coach Joe Kuehn
Renville County West/BOLD earns a pair of wins against Ortonville
The Wolverines earn their first win of the season against the Jaguars
ACGC sweeps BBE in a Central Minnesota Conference doubleheader at Grove City.
Eden Valley-Watkins secures a 15-6 victory over the Dragons at Eden Valley Baseball Park.
Willmar boys take first, Cardinals' girls second at Willmar's Hodapp Field
Alexandria secures first place and its very own Hannah Boraas takes individual title by shooting 1-under-par
KMS Fighting Saints score early to beat YME Sting, 2-1
TOMF raises money for children in west central Minnesota who face medical expenses as a result of a serious illness or accident
BOLD falls against Mountain Iron-Buhl in the Class A state championship, 52-21
Paynesville has two athletes advancing after top performances in the Section 5A championships in Collegeville
BBE's laid-back approach helps it claim its 2nd straight Section 5A championship
Prep golf report for Wednesday, May 31, 2023, in west central Minnesota. Eagles earn their 5th straight Section 5A championship
Litchfield's TJ Christensen, Lillia Chvatal and Grace Schmidt are heading to the Class AA state championships at St. Michael-Albertville
KMS Fighting Saints eliminated in 3A playoffs, ending Eileen Suter’s 32-year run as the Saints’ head coach
Second-seeded KMS beats No. 7 Trojans 19-2 in the Section 6A-South playoffs in Sunburg
Singles player Hunter LeClair and doubles pairing of Blake Brehmer and Max Young are heading to the Class A state individual tournament
Cardinals shoot a 330, well off Alexandria’s 306 after the 1st of 2 rounds in Cold Spring
Baseball report for Saturday, May 27, 2023, in west central Minnesota. Thunder Hawks beat NLS, ACGC to remain in 3AA winners' bracket
Baseball report for Saturday, May 27, 2023, in west central Minnesota. No. 2 CMCS edges No. 3 Dawson-Boyd 11-10 in 3A-North playoffs
Area off-roading parks are perfect for any thrillseeker looking to kick up some dirt and get muddy.
Sunshine and light winds will make for a great first weekend of June.
Willmar battles rain, late Eau Claire rally to prevail 8-6
Four pitchers hold Blues to 5 hits as Rockets rally from an early deficit
Louie Varland had the best start of his young career, keeping a potent Astros lineup quiet for seven innings.
The Loons are now 5-6-4, with 19 points, on the season.
He hasn’t partaken in OTAs despite participating in rookie minicamp earlier this month.
Minnesota ranks 11th out of the 12 WNBA teams in defensive rating, allowing 106.6 points per 100 possessions.
The 2012 graduate of Red River High School spent parts of four summers from 2019 through 2022 researching the impact of beaver activity on amphibians and invertebrates in Voyageurs National Park.
Joe Ryan worked a season-low four innings while allowing season highs in runs (five) and walks (three). He surrendered four hits and struck out six.