PERHAM — The West Central Area boys’ golf team is headed to the state tournament for the first time in school history.
The Hillcrest baseball team picked up their first win of the season Monday as the Comets topped St. John’s Prep 11-10 as Evan Lindgren ripped a walk-off double to get the victory.
ORTONVILLE — Several area golf teams competed in Ortonville Monday with the West Central Area boys’ and Otter Tail Central (OTC) girls’ teams taking the meet.
Several area teams competed in a Quad County meet at Long Prairie Golf Course Thursday.
ELBOW LAKE — On Tuesday, area teams hit the course in a Quad County Conference meet at Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course in Elblow Lake.
The Hillcrest softball team struggled against a strong Brandon-Evansville defense Thursday as the Comets were no-hit in both games of a home doubleheader.
The West Central Area boys’ golf team took four out of the six medal spots as the Knights competed in a Quad County Conference meet at Pebble Lake Golf Course Thursday.
The Pheasant Conference closed out the 2021 basketball season in April awarding all-conference awards to area boys and girls’teams.
BRECKENRIDGE — The Hillcrest and Rothsay track and field teams competed in the Anderson-Schuler meet in Breckenridge Thursday.
ELBOW LAKE — The West Central Area golf teams hosted Otter Tail Central, Hillcrest, Underwood, Ashby, Rothsay, Pillager and Border West in a home meet Thursday. The Knight boys would come away with a team victory, while the OTC girls’ team captured the girls team title.
Hillcrest Lutheran Academy multisport athlete Hailee May is focused on the upcoming softball season after competing on the girls’ soccer team. With COVID having impacted all of sports Hailee is not sure how her softball season will play out — she’s concerned that because of the late start sh…
The Daily Journal caught up with Hillcrest multisport athlete Evan Olstad, the week of the Comets boys’ basketball team’s playoff game against Mahnomen-Waubun, March 20. While Hillcrest would fall to the Thunderbirds, the Comets under the guidance of head coach Ben Garvin, with this season, …
Hillcrest Lutheran Academy multisport athlete Joel Quam is knee-deep in postseason play on a very talented Comets boys’ basketball team but as the season unwinds Quam has his eyes set on competing in his favorite sport — golf. Having earned all-conference honors in the last two golf seasons …
The Hillcrest boys’ basketball team defended their home court Thursday in a Section 6A playoff tilt against the Rothsay Tigers. The Comets built a big lead that the Tigers could not overcome as the host advanced with a 68-53 win.
With Hillcrest Comets multisport athlete Emma Abrahamson having completed both her senior seasons of soccer and volleyball under one of the most difficult times in recent memory because of COVID, she said once the seasons got going the onfield action wasn’t affected too much by all the distr…
The West Central Area boys’ basketball closed out their regular season with a victory and a share of the Pheasant Conference title as the Knights defeated the hosting Hillcrest Comets 63-58.
The Hillcrest girls’ basketball team picked up a much needed Little Eight Conference victory Thursday as the Comets defeated the hosting Rothsay Tigers 50-39.
BRANDON — Two Little Eight Conference foes took the court in girls’ basketball Monday as the Hillcrest Comets traveled to take on the Brandon-Evansville Chargers. The Chargers took advantage of the Comets transition defense as the home team claimed a 62-51 win.
ASHBY — Forcing 28 turnovers, the Hillcrest girls’ basketball team left the court Thursday with a Little Eight Conference road win 46-41 over the Ashby Arrows.
PARKERS PRAIRIE — In its season opener, the Hillcrest girls’ basketball team traveled to take on Little Eight Conference rival Parkers Prairie Thursday. The Panthers, defending co-conference champion, would top the Comets for a 64-44 win.
The Hillcrest Lutheran Academy boys’ basketball team finished 8-17 in head coach Ryan Garvin’s first-year at the helm in 2019-20. The Comets hope another year of experience on the court and having a strong nucleus of returning players will pay dividends as they trek through Section 6A.
Micah Foss, a senior student-athlete at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy, knows that being involved in athletics requires dedication on the court and in the classroom. The Daily Journal spoke with Foss about his favorite high school sports memory and what it means to be a student-athlete.
The Little Eight Conference recently announced its conference volleyball awards. Brandon-Evansville went undefeated (6-0) in conference play and won the LEC title. The Chargers’ Bailey Schaefer was named conference MVP and head coach Kelly Olson received Coach of the Year honors.
After going 4-22 last season, the Hillcrest girls’ basketball team plans to head into the 2020-21 season with more experience and improved shooting as the Comets look to make some noise in conference and section play.
Audra Ewan is a senior student-athlete at HIllcrest Lutheran Academy. Ewan has been active in volleyball, basketball and golf in her time at Hillcrest. The Daily Journal spoke with Ewan about her favorite sports memory, how important sports is to her and what it means to be a student-athlete.