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Corey Hill said it would take the best performance of the season for the Park Rapids girls track and field team to repeat as Section 8A champions. The Panthers turned in their best effort of the season Saturday at Ada to win the section title for the sixth year in a row. Led by five winning performances, the Panthers compiled 88 points to edge Norman County’s 85 points and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton’s 82 points for the section title. “By far, this is the most remarkable one.
Despite qualifying only one individual to the state Class A meet, the Park Rapids boys track and field team earned runner-up honors at Saturday’s Section 8A meet at Ada. Isaac Overmyer repeated as the section champion in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:05.36 to earn his fourth straight trip to state. That lone winning effort and five runner-up showings helped the Panthers finish second in the team standings with 56 points.
Nevis’ Hannah Anderson and Kiefer Miller earned their first trips to the state Class A track and field meet. Anderson won the triple jump with a distance of 32 feet,...
United North Central’s Michaela Hesse and Blake Hillukka capped off their final trip to the Section 6A track and field meet by earning trips to the state Class A meet in the high jump. Hesse qualified for her third straight state meet in the high jump by clearing a runner-up height of 5 feet, 3 inches at Thursday’s Section 6A meet at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Upsala/Swanville Area’s Stephanie Koetter took first by clearing 5-7.
A dramatic two-out rally by Roseau in the bottom of the seventh inning eliminated the Park Rapids baseball team from the Section 8AA tournament. The Panthers opened the second round of the tournament Friday with a 6-5 loss to Crookston before being eliminated with a 10-9 loss to Roseau in Friday’s elimination game.
Four United North Central golfers qualified for the Section 8AA tournament at last Wednesday’s Section 8AA South meets. In the girls tournament at Wildflower Golf Course, Laura Niska carded a 90 and Hailey Usher carded a 96 to earn trips to the section meet. Sarah Kuismi’s 117 and Anna Huttunen’s 120 rounded out the Warriors’ 423 team score for fifth place. Detroit Lakes won the subsection title with a 318 while Perham (364) and Pelican Rapids (417) claimed the other team berths.
Derek Porozinski threw a three-hit shutout as the Park Rapids baseball team opened the Section 8AA playoffs with a 9-0 win at Thief River Falls Tuesday. Park Rapids, the No.
All six members of the Park Rapids girls golf team and Hunter Utke played their best rounds of the season to advance to the Section 8A meet. The Park Rapids girls carded a season-best 365 to claim runner-up honors while Utke carded a season-best 77 to qualify as an individual at Tuesday’s Section 8AA North tournament at Roseau’s Oakcrest Golf Club. The Section 8AA tournament will be held at LongBow Golf Club in Walker Tuesday. Dearstyne earns medalist honors
Clutch hitting sparked the Nevis baseball team to an 8-3 victory over Frazee in the opening round of the Section 6A tournament Tuesday at Nevis. After Frazee scored an unearned...
Midway belted out 31 hits in a pair of Lake and Pine League amateur baseball victories last weekend. The Snurdbirds built an 8-0 lead and held on for a 9-7...