The Fergus Falls 12U B girls’ hockey team kicked off their 2019-20 hockey season traveling to Grand Forks for an invitational tournament. Twelve teams from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Canada showed up to compete in the three-day competition.
The local planning committee for the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener is adding new ways for folks to celebrate the occasion in 2020. This year will be the 73rd annual event and while the main goal is to continue the storied tradition there will be a few differences from years past.
ASHBY — The Ashby boys’ basketball used a first half lead to soar past the visiting Rothsay Tigers 70-45 in Little Eight Conference action Thursday.
HENNING — The Henning boys’ basketball team had a strong night putting triple figures on the visiting Sebeka Trojans 107-44 Thursday.
BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team welcome in Little Eight Conference foe Parkers Prairie for its home opener Thursday. The Panthers would not be easy guests as they took a 69-40 conference win.
ROTHSAY — The Rothsay girls’ basketball team struggled to find its rhythm in the second half as the visiting Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines took home a 59-49 win Thursday.
BARRETT — The WCA Knights came out on top of a battle with the Hancock Owls in Barrett on Thursday night 53-43. The Knights outscored the Owls 35-24 in the second half after the Owls led 19-18 at the half.
UNDERWOOD — The hosting Underwood boys’ basketball team could not keep pace with Little Eight Conference rival Brandon-Evansville Thursday as the Chargers claimed a 52-39 win.
PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team cruised to a 53-29 victory over Heart O’Lakes Conference foe East Grand Forks Green Wave Thursday.
The Otter PeeWee A team traveled to Detroit Lakes to participate in the “Holi-dangle” tournament. The Otters first game, played Friday, Dec. 6, was against the very talented team from Canada, the Ft. Gary Twins. The game proved that the Twins were not only skilled in scoring but also in def…
WILLMAR — The Fergus Falls girls’ hockey team fell in a big hole in the first period and could not climb its way out as the hosting Willmar Cardinals skated away with a 6-4 victory Thursday.
Fergus Falls multisport athlete Kaden Peterson is 1 of 4 seniors on this season’s boys’ hockey team. After a rocky start to the year for Fergus Falls, Kaden credits some targeted team-building exercises for leading to a tighter bond between players and the recent on-ice turnaround.
Missy Halda knew she was passionate about the outdoors when she started going to Camp Wilderness as a child. “I was part of the Holy Cross Catholic Church group out of Fargo and we went to Camp Wilderness as a church group and I just fell in love with it,” Halda says. Camp Wilderness, near P…
PELICAN RAPIDS — The Pelican Rapids boys’ basketball team held on to win a Heart O’Lakes Conference tilt against Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 72-70 Tuesday.
The Eagles Aerie #2339 sponsored Fergus Falls Bantam B team hosted District 15 competition over the weekend. They captured one win of the three games. Throughout the weekend nothing proved more consistent than goaltender Brady Metclaf who blocked an amazing 152 shots for the weekend with eas…
Minnesota High School Bowling team competition has wrapped up for 2019 with the all-conference/future stars and state tournaments held over the past two weekends.
It was a perfect night to go bowling on Friday, Dec. 6 at Northern Aire Lanes; for Jamie Johnson at least. The right-hander rolled the first 300 game at the lanes of the 2019-20 season.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health confirms an 8-year-old white-tailed doe tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) after its white-tailed buck pen-mate killed it in a small, two-deer, hobbyist herd in Douglas County. The USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirmed the …
The Fergus Falls VFW Bantam A’s ventured north the day after Thanksgiving for some holiday weekend hockey in Warroad. The Otters started the four game tournament with District 15 foe, Northern Lakes. Kellen Stenstrom got the maroon and gold on the board first with a goal set-up by Joey Johns…
The Fergus Falls boys’ swimming and diving team kicked off its season with a win in the Tom Uvaas Invitational at Kennedy Secondary School pool Saturday.
The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team struggled to find its rhythm as the hosting Brandon-Evansville Chargers took home a 69-39 Little Eight Conference win.
LAKE PARK — The West Central Area girls’ basketball team saw the hosting Lake Park-Audubon Raiders use a second-half surge to top the Knights 71-62 Saturday.
WAUBUN — The Mahnomen/Waubun boys’ basketball team grabbed an early 12-0 lead and rode it to a 56-27 victory over the visiting Rothsay Tigers Saturday.
GLYNDON — The Pelican Rapids girls’ basketball team held on to win a Heart O’Lakes Conference bout with Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 66-64 Friday.
With the advent of some honest-to-goodness below-zero temperatures next week it’s a good bet that a lot of Minnesotans will be making ice fishing plans.
Fergus Falls boys’ basketball kicked off its season opener at home in successful fashion Thursday with a 61-51 win over Sartell-St. Stephen. Fergus Falls multisport athlete Cody Norgren put forth a gutsy performance leading the team in scoring with 18 points (two 3-pointers), a feat he’ll ho…
M State volleyball player Sydney Hovland was named second team NJCAA Div. III All-American.
The Fergus Falls girls’ 10U hockey team traveled to Alexandria on Dec. 1, for their first 2019-20 matchup against a key rival.
With the Fergus Falls boys’ swimming season kicking off Saturday at the Kennedy Secondary School pool at 11 a.m., single-sport athlete Noah Osborn is primed to compete, bringing with him years of experience he intends to harness in a bid to outpace the competition.